Quality Coast and the Blue Flag
For the first time in history Hoek van Holland has been awarded with the European Quality Coast Award. This award is given to international Coastal destinations. These are the most attractive destinations for visitors in terms of natural and cultural heritage, scenic beauty, and places that kept their local identity and a clean environment.
In 2014 the beach of Hoek van Holland was awarded the Blue Flag for the fifth consecutive year. The Blue Flag is an international award given to beaches and harbours which participate in the ‘Blue Flag Campaign’ and which have prove to be clean and safe.
- The water is of excellent quality.
- The beach is kept clean.
- The beach has sufficient toilet facilities ans rubbisch bins.
- The beach has life-saving equipment and a First aid post.
- Information activities are organised with regard to protecting the natural environment of the sea, beaches and dunes.