Additional measures have been taken throughout the Netherlands to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including in Noordwijk. Read all the information carefully before you visit Noordwijk. Stay informed about the rules issued by the central government. View the most current Emergency Byelaw for Noordwijk. Visit the website of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) for up-to-date information on the coronavirus.
List of frequently asked questions
What are the basic rules?
From 1 June, restaurants, beach pavilions and cafés will be open again for a maximum of 30 people, but you will need to make a reservation first. Cinemas, theatres and concert halls can be visited by up to 30 people. Museums are also open again. Tickets must be purchased in advance for all cultural institutions. From 15 June the campsites and holiday parks in the Netherlands will be fully open again, including communal sanitary facilities. Restaurants and cafés will then be able to open their doors to a maximum of 100 people.
Take a look at the central government poster: step by step - what is possible when (update 9 June).
I have questions about the Coronavirus. Where can I get answers?
Additional measures have been taken throughout the Netherlands to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including in Noordwijk.
Visit the website of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) for up-to-date information on the coronavirus.
More information about the current measures can be found on the website of the central government. A public information number has also been opened: 0800 - 1351 (between 08:00 and 20:00).
From abroad the number can be reached by calling +31 20 205 1351.
Beach pavilions, bars and restaurants
The beach pavilions and other bars and restaurants will be open again from 1 June. Take a look at the 10 rules you will need to know before returning to pavement cafés, or look at the poster showing the rules.
Can I travel from Germany to the Netherlands and Noordwijk?
Certainly, visitors are welcome in Noordwijk. In the case of corona symptoms, including if someone in your household has them, we ask you to stay at home.
Are the beach and dunes accessible?
The beach and dunes of Noordwijk are open and accessible. You can visit the beach and the dunes. You must not form groups, and must maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 metres. Protect yourself and the people around you and adhere to these measures of the central government. The situation is being closely monitored. There is plenty of parking space in Noordwijk. Please note: when the weather is good, it can get crowded. The parking spaces are then controlled. To find out more about these additional measures, visit the website or social media of the municipality of Noordwijk.
Are locations such as (day) attractions, museums, restaurants, cafés, theatres and other tourist spots open in Noordwijk?
Adapted measures from 1 June
Pavement cafés open again with seats 1.5 metres apart.
Cinemas will reopen (maximum 30 people, advance booking is required).
Restaurants and cafés can reopen (maximum 30 people).
Cultural institutions can reopen (maximum 30 people).
Museums can reopen. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Adapted measures from 1 July (if virus remains under control)
Cinemas can reopen (maximum 100 people)
Restaurants and cafés can reopen for a maximum of 100 people.
Organised meetings will be allowed again (maximum 100 people).
Church services are allowed again.
Cultural institutions can reopen (maximum 100 persons)
Are there public toilets open?
The toilets of the beach pavilions and restaurants are open. Of course, the 1.5-metre rule and hygiene measures also apply here.
Are there any events still going on in Noordwijk?
A lot of events in Noordwijk have been cancelled or postponed. We are trying to keep our list of events as up to date as possible. We also advise you to consult the website of the event in question.
Are supermarkets and shops open in Noordwijk?
Supermarkets and shops are open. Everyone in the Netherlands is being asked to maintain a distance of 1.5 metres where possible. Including while shopping.
Are the Tourist Information Offices in Noordwijk and Noordwijkerhout open?
VVV (Tourist Information Office) Noordwijkerhout Monday to Saturday from 10:00 - 14:00
VVV (Tourist Information Office) Noordwijk Monday to Saturday from 10:30 - 14:00
The Tourist Information Office can also be reached by telephone for questions Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 at (0031)(0)252 372 096.
I have booked accommodation / made a reservation in Noordwijk.
Can I still change or cancel my reservation?
You can contact the booked accommodation directly. Or, if appropriate, ask your travel insurance company about the conditions of cancellation insurance.
Are hotels, campsites and holiday parks in Noordwijk open?
Hotels, campsites and holiday parks in Noordwijk are open. Campsites with communal sanitary facilities may reopen from 1 July. The holiday parks are spacious and the holiday homes have big gardens, so you do not have to come into contact with other holiday guests. However, if you have symptoms of the coronavirus, we ask you not to book a holiday or, if you have already booked a holiday, to reschedule it. This is to protect the health of other guests and staff. Please contact the property owner to discuss how you can postpone or adjust a reservation.
Is it possible for several families to stay in one holiday rental?
No restrictive measures have been officially imposed in this respect. However, the measure also applies here that you must maintain a distance of 1.5 metres from people who do not belong to your household.
Are you on holiday in Noordwijk?
Also take responsibility as a tourist and comply with the measures against the coronavirus. Help prevent infection:
- Wash your hands regularly: before eating, after using the toilet and after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose. Dry your hands thoroughly after washing them.
- If you have to cough or sneeze, hold a tissue to your face or cough or sneeze into your elbow. Preferably use paper tissues and throw them away after use. Use a tissue only once.
- Make sure where you are staying is properly ventilated.
- Don't shake hands
- Keep a minimum distance of one and a half metres.
- Keep enough distance at bike rental shops or other rental locations, and book online where possible.