Health resorts on the Dutch seaside are represented by two of the best sea resorts Cadzand and Domburg in the province of Zeeland and the seaside resort Noordwijk
All members joined the Blue Flag campaign (a quality competition between beaches all over the world) and many hotels providing accommodation in all categories. The sandy beaches are part of a with wooded countryside, ancient sandy ridges, dunes and the sea. The beaches and dunes area contain many valuable features in terms of wildlife and landscape. The coastline on the Dutch seaside is in total 353 km long. Also in the past the seaside resorts were an important reason to visit some places for healthy reasons. In the 19th century the first spa center were built in Domburg, the health resort where the ESPA congress in 2018 was held and has won the 1th place in the category "Nature" in recognition of Leadership in Integrating tourism with nature and landscape conservation for the second time by BEST OF NATURE. More and more international organisations appreciate the high Dutch standards. In the last years a lot of quality awards are given to sea resorts like Cadzand, Domburg and Noordwijjk based on local remedy and offers for healthy lifestyle. The health services based on international standards and local remedies. Starting with the official quality water analysis by SGS Institute Fresenius and according the European standards and “Quality Criteria” of the European Spas Association.
Health resorts on the Dutch seaside represents two of the best sea resorts Cadzand and Domburg in the province of Zeeland and the seaside resort Noordwijk.
A local official medical/balneological report shows the positive effects of bathing in sea water and natural aerosoltherapy. Medical reports are the basis for processing spa and Thalasso programs. In the 19th century the first spa center were built in Domburg, which was international very famous about the treatment of Dr. Mezger.
People all of Europe came to Domburg for rehabilitation and for healthy motives. Also Cadzand and Noordwijk offering health programs for their clients. In those days guests could take sunbaths, air bath, sea bath and take part in sports and activities in the nature. Recently started the international promotion of Thalasso and hydrotherapy.
For a long time in the Netherlands the healthy effects of staying on the seaside, healing by natural remedies was forgotten. Nowadays some top destinations decided to renew as international quality spa towns on the seaside focused on health and wellness.