From the first nude beach in the Netherlands, Callanstoog, to the Flevo Natuur naturist park, there are plenty of great naturist destinations in the Netherlands. So, if you're planning to go to a nude beach just to gawk, you may want to reconsider. Before you head out, also be sure to research the rules for the specific beach you're planning to visit. While sunbathers are allowed to doff their tops on most Dutch beaches, full nudity may not be permitted, depending on the beach. At some naturist beaches, there are areas specifically reserved for nudists; at others, the entire beach is available for nude sunbathing. To find the designated sections, look for signs that say " naturistenstrand " naturist beach or " naaktstrand " nude beach ; if it's a beach where only certain areas allow nudity, these signs will be located at the poles marking the borders. The nude beaches below, open to everyone, are convenient to Amsterdam and appropriate for both new and seasoned nudists alike. The first nudist beach in the Netherlands, Callantsoog, became official in The 2,meter stretch of coastline allotted to nudists is now so popular that its crowds outnumber those of the clothed beach area nearby. Nudism is permitted between poles
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There are plenty of nude beaches in Holland. You will find many beaches for nude recreation along the coast, on the Wadden Islands and along the many inland lakes. Most of these nude beaches have been allocated by the government and are clearly marked with a sign. There are also many informal nude beaches that spontaneously emerged because they were being used for nude recreation.
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Nude beaches usually have less services to offer than textile beaches but the large Zandvoort nude beach, the southermost of the town, has quite a few places to hang out. One of them, the Adam and Eva, stands out as really unique. Unlike the other places, in Zandvoort and elsewhere, no clothing is required to enjoy the services of the place, inside or outside. To the contrary, the owner and his team really encourage full nudism everywhere. There is a truely relaxed atmosphere of friendly naturism around, you need not bother abour covering up, in any way, when having a drink, going to the bathroom or having a good meal. The menu choices, daily suggestions in particular are above average for a plain beach pavillion.
When you think of Dutch Beaches, the first thought may be that it is too cold to go to the beach. But we have to remember that Holland has a very nice and warm summer and people flock to the beaches to take advantage of the few months of sun. The beaches of the Netherlands are located on the North Sea and some are very attractive. Aerial view of the beach Zandvoort aan Zee in Holland. This large stretch of sandy beach is located 24 km west of Amsterdam in the province of North Holland. Just seven miles from Haarlem, the town that gave this beach its name draws crowds of Germans and Dutch. The waters are too cold for prolonged swimming. I look at it with eyes of the tropics where I have lived, but many northern people will enjoy the cold waters. It is considered one of the most important beach resorts in Holland.