THE BEACH OF NOORDWIJK
The royal names of the boulevards and the impressive large buildings give the beach of Noordwijk a regal ambiance.
You can go in all directions here by joining in the fun, but also by seeking peace and quiet and enjoying the pleasant holiday atmosphere.
Noordwijk has 4 beach locations with various beach entrances. At every exit there is a clear information board for beach visitors about the meaning of the flags and the beach rules.
In July and August, the lifeguard keeps an eye on things every day and clear identification signs have been placed for the little ones, so that they and of course you can easily find the towel.
Read more about the beach locations below.
QUEEN ASTRID BOULEVARD
Beach location 1
The Queen Astrid boulevard is a lot quieter than the Queen Wilhelmina boulevard and the beach clubs on the beach are well spaced apart. The impressive beach houses and villas on the boulevard have a stately and traditional look.
It is very pleasant that you can park your car in the large parking spaces just behind the dune strip and be on the beach in no time. At the end of the boulevard is a dog beach where the dogs are allowed to run free.
From this boulevard you can also take a lovely walk on the beach or cycle through the beautiful dune area towards Katwijk.Plan je route
QUEEN WILHELMINA BOULEVARD
Beach location 2
The Queen Wilhelmina boulevard is a lively boulevard, where many activities are organized in addition to the wide choice of dining options.
At the beginning of the boulevard is our great old sailor hero, the lighthouse, which can be seen beautifully lit at night. The cozy beach clubs on the beach are open between April and October.
The beach is easily accessible due to the many beach entrances and the short dune strip. At the end of the boulevard you will end up in the center of Noordwijk Aan Zee where you can enjoy shopping in the pleasant shopping street.Plan your route
Beach location 3
The Duindamseslag is located on the north side of Noordwijk and is perfect for beach lovers who want peace and space. The beach has a long strip of dunes and can only be reached by bicycle or on foot.
You can park your car for free in the parking lot (about 70 parking spaces) so be there early. From there it is about a fifteen minute walk to the beach.
Nudists and naturists can also visit the Duindamseslag, between posts 78.0 and 79.5 nudist recreation is permitted.Plan your route
Beach location 4
This beach is a bit further to the north and is very close to Noordwijkerhout and is therefore also called the Noordwijkerhout beach.
Langevelderslag is an excellent family beach without the hustle and bustle of the beach clubs, but with nice eateries at the beach entrance. In the summer months it is pleasantly busy here, many (sports) activities are organized.
The dune strip is 2 km long and is a beautiful route through the beautiful dune landscape which can be reached by car, on foot or by bicycle. There is a large parking lot in front of the beach entrance where you can park your car all day long.Plan your route
The more than four kilometers of sandy beaches of Katwijk have already been awarded several times. In 2020, the beach received the international “blue flag” environmental award for the 13th time.
Good facilities increase the convenience and holiday pleasure of many beach visitors. From easily accessible beach crossings to ample parking and the beaches are tidy every day in summer. Lifeguards are guarded by lifeguards from lifeguards in good weather during the bathing season, providing a safe feeling. Furthermore, the cozy local beach pavilions provide a snack and drink on the terrace with a beautiful view of the beach and the sea.
Sports on the beach with fresh sea air is healthy and fun, get fit, enjoy and relax at the same time!
On the Katwijk beach and in the sea there are many fun sports activities such as surfing, mountain biking and kite surfing at any time of the year. Surfschool Katwijk also regularly organizes fun activities on the beach such as beach tennis, boxing clinics, building with bamboo, expedition Robinson, kids experience, surf rafting, and much more! There are information boards with local beach rules at every beach entrance, a good idea to take the time to read this.