Where can I find Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for visitors to Katwijk?
Corona (Covid-19): Information for visitors of Katwijk
Current local coronavirus COVID-19 figures in Katwijk: https://coronadashboard.government.nl/gemeente/GM0537/positief-geteste-mensen
[ UPDATE 3 May 2021 ] - Holidays in Katwijk are allowed. Day tourists are also welcome.
Are you currently in Katwijk or are you about to travel to Katwijk? On this page you will find information on the current situation and useful links to relevant information sources:
Are the beaches of Katwijk open and accessible?
The beaches of Katwijk are open and accessible. Swimming in the sea is also allowed. Everyone in the Netherlands, also on the beach and in the sea, must keep a minimum distance of 1.5 meters from each other (unless they belong to the same household).
Mouth masks are not mandatory on the beach (or in the sea).
In the Netherlands, everyone from the age of 13 is obliged to wear a (non-medical) mouth mask in public transport and also it is mandatory to wear a mouth mask in shops, museums, stations, parking garages, petrol stations and other public indoor spaces.
Are shops open?
Non-essential shops, such as fashion stores, are allowed to receive customers without a prior appointment from 28 April 2021 onwards. Here, too, conditions apply, including a maximum number of simultaneous customers.
Are attractions, museums, theaters and other tourist spots still open?
Are supermarkets open?
Essential retail stores, such as supermarkets, drugstores, gas stations and pharmacies are opened. They must comply with the measures, however, and wearing a face mask is mandatory to be allowed into the store.
Are restaurants, beach-pavilions, cafés and terraces open?
Restaurants and cafes are closed. Furthermore, many restaurants currently offer takeaway. Takeaway food and drinks at restaurants is allowed.
As per 28 April 2021, open-air terraces are allowed to open subject to certain conditions. The opening hours are limited: from 12:00 to 18:00.
Will events in Katwijk still take place as planned?
Festivals and other events are no longer allowed from October 14, 2020.
We strive for keeping the event overview on our own website as updated as possible. We also recommend informing yourself on the website of the respective organisation.
Already booked a vacation?
Have you already booked a holiday to Katwijk? Please contact the landlord (by phone) for questions about your reservation. You will (most likely) find the contact details on your booking confirmation.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Netherlands
General information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus and frequently asked questions and answers can be found on the website of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM):