Noordwijk and Surroundings

Beautiful nature, delicious food, fantastic shopping, exciting cities and pure relaxation

Since 1866 Noordwijk has been the internationally known flower spa in Europe, which is located in the Dunes and Flower Region – Duin en Bollenstreek.

Noordwijk has a promenade with numerous restaurants, the lighthouse, an old town, shopping streets and numerous pubs and discos.  There are many festivals on weekends throughout the year.  On the beach there are many beach pavilions  some with a playground for children.

Beach Duindamseslag

In the nearby National Park Hollandse Duinen there are endless hiking, horse and (mountain) bike paths, beautiful dunes and the 13 km long sandy beach of Noordwijk.

Beach Duindamseslag  (# 24) can be reached on foot, by bike or partially by car from VacationVilla.nl.  It is about 1600 m – 20 minutes walk to the beach or 5 minutes by bike from VacationVilla.  There is a free parking on the edge of the forest (Randweg), from where the beach can be reached in just 10 minutes on foot (600 m) on a well-paved path with a separate bike line.  The seasonal beach pavilion De Zeespiegel, the lifeguards and the dog beach are located on this beach. The beach is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers.  A nudist beach is in the immediate vicinity (# 23).

Beach Langevelderderslag

Beach Langevelderslag # 27  with paid parking (5 euros per day) is 3 km north of VacationVilla.  The beach is located 100 meters from the parking lot.  There is a year round restaurant Nederzandt with a large playground and a pancake shop, an ice cream parlor, a snack bar with fish and chips.  During the season, the surfing school is open and lifeguards are on duty.
There is a dog beach outside the main entrance to the beach.  The beach is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers.

A hiking trail to the nature reserve Noordvoort and a dwarf hiking trail for children begin here.

Recreation Area Oosterduinse Meer

Fancy a break from the beach?  Try the nature and recreation area at Oosterduinse Meer. This lake is located 4 km north of VacationVilla.  It can be reached on foot, by bicycle or by car.  There is a small beach, a bathing area, kayak and rowboat rental place, a restaurant and a free parking.  Hiking trails in the nature with the sounds of chirping birds make it a perfect day outdoors.

Keukenhof and Flower Fields

In the Spring and Summer the area is very colorful as the flower fields are directly located outside of the holiday park.  The world famous Spring park Keukenhof is only 9 km away from VacationVilla.  The flower parade of Bollenstreek (from Noordwijk to Haarlem) with beautiful floats is organised every year in April .  The Summer flower parade is always organised on the second Saturday of August and goes from Rijsburg via Katwijk to Noordwijk.

Would you like to pick your own tulips, dahlias or other seasonal flowers or take an unforgettable photo with the flowers? It is possible to do it all in De Pluktuin, located 4 km from the Vacation Villa, in Noordwijkerhout.

Daily Excursions and City Trips

AMSTERDAM

The capital of the Netherlands with many museums, canals, the Red Light district, parks, beautiful walks through the city, the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, Heineken experience, shops, restaurants, festivals and parades, and small squares. – www.iamsterdam.com

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LEIDEN

This student city, with the oldest university of the Netherlands and the birthplace of Rembrandt, has a very rich history.  It offers 14 museums, many theaters and parks. A beautiful city center with 28 km of water and 88 bridges (the city is called “Little Amsterdam”) can be easily explored by foot or seen from the boat.  www.visitleiden.nl

THE HAGUE

The royal city by the sea with Dutch government and foreign embassies, the Royal Palace and the International Court of Justice. Nearby Scheveningen is a city beach with a long pier, bungy jumping, zip lining, ferries wheel, many festivals and beach pavilions – denhaag.comT

Den Haag

HAARLEM

This city has a cozy old town, famous museums, courtyards, a medieval church, picturesque squares, restaurants, Burgundian atmosphere and a rich history. – www.visithaarlem.com

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