Luxurious seaside resort
coastal line is no less than 13 kilometres long. The beach is surrounded by
robust dunes and splendid woods. The 1,5km long esplanade is excellent for
strolling. It consists of two parts: the modern Queen Wilhemina esplanade (with
the most hotel and catering facilities) to the North of Grand Hotel Huis ter
Duin and the more traditional Queen Astrid esplanade to the south. From April
to September, 18 beach pavilions offer a diverse supply of relaxation, food and
drinks. The pavilions are built every year and have their own, unique character
and kitchen. Every pavilion has sunscreens and -beds you can rent or you enjoy
the sun on a sidewalk café with a drink and a delicious meal.
Nude beach To the
North of Noordwijk lie two official nude beaches. The first is located slightly
to the south of the Duindamse Slag. The second nude beach starts just to the
north of Langevelderslag. In all privacy, guests can enjoy nature and naturism.
It’s not obliged by the way, textile is allowed!
Blue flagIn 2012, Noordwijk received the international Blue Flag for the 26th
time. This flag is a symbol of clean and safe beaches. Noordwijk needs to meet
quite a few criteria to be allowed the waving flag. These criteria are related
to the quality of the water, proper facilities, the presence of a first aid
station, life-saving equipment, facilities for disabled people and more.
Noordwijk has also received the Quality Coast Award for several times for the
highest quality of human and nature-friendly tourism.
There’s more than enough to go around for the water sports enthusiasts. From
golfsurfing to kitesurfing, from prawn fishing to swimming. Noordwijk is a real
kitesurfing hotspot, there are 2 kitesurfing schools. Kitesurfing is allowed on
three locations on the beach: at KSN, near exit 21 and at Langeveldeslag, near
Nora’s radio station.
Near exit 18 (left to Noordwijk’s rescue-team) you will find a beach library.
The beach visitors (national and international) can lend a book or iPod for
your dog for a walk is allowed, but under certain conditions. From 1 September
to 1 June, dogs are allowed everywhere without being on a leash. Outside this
period, dogs are not allowed. On the beaches at the end of the Queen Astrid
esplanade (exit 1 to Katwijk) dogs are allowed year round.
wheelchair-bound? You have access to the beach too and you can even reach the
sea with the beach wheelchair. Noordwijk has five beach wheelchairs available
for free from three different beach pavilions. This is indicated by a so-called
beachcomber flag. Near the beach exits, parking spaces for disabled persons are
3 rescue-teams present on Noordwijk beach, near exit 18, at the Duindsamse Slag
and at Langevelderslag respectively. The police post can be found near exit 10.
proceed to the closest beach pavilion, rescue-team post or police post for