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Beach

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The beach at Wijk aan Zee is fairly flat and runs down fairly sharply. The seaside resort is situated directly at the open dune area, the ‘Northern Dutch Dune Reserve’, that is very woody here and there. The sandy beach is nicely wide and also well suited for horse riding. The sand banks provide excellent waves.

A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Wijk aan Zee will offer you peace and quietness. The beaches, with showers to rinse of the salt seawater, will be cleaned everyday. Besides the rescue brigade will guard the beaches and warns when there is a dangerous current or wind; a pleasant and safe feeling.

Facilities

A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Wijk aan Zee will offer you peace and quietness. Optimum facilities will tribute to the comfort and with that the holiday pleasure of the guests. It starts with accessible beach crossings and parking places. Then there are the lifeguards and the rescue brigade whom watch over the well being of the guests, with a First aid post nearby. Furthermore the many cafes, terraces and restaurants near the beach will take care of the needs for serving drinks and snacks or lunch and diner.

Flags

On the beaches you will find flags and signs with instructions for swimming. It is wise to take account of these signals. They are there for you!

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Guarded beach zone
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Child found
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Dangerous sea
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Watersports allowed
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Swimming prohibited
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Floating Bodies prohibited

Dogs at the beach

The beaches of Wijk aan Zee be an attractive environment for recreation, for both humans and dogs. And what could be better than a walk on the beach with your dog. In the summer season, dogs, either loose or on a leash, not on all the beaches of the Belgian coast welcome.

On the beaches of Wijk aan Zee are all dogs prohibited between 09.00 till 19.00 hours during the period May 1 till October 1.

Outside these abovementioned time periods are dogs allowed on the beaches of Wijk aan Zee.

Please read the information boards carefully, which are at each beach (entrance).

Beaches of Wijk aan Zee

Below is an overview of the beaches of Wijk aan Zee

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