Cadzand-Bad is a seaside town in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, combining the best of both Zealand and Flanders. Cadzand-Bad is located on the most southerly point of the Dutch coast near The Zwin nature reserve on the Belgian border. The beach at Cadzand-Bad is the longest beach in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, with a length of 11km. In the seaside town you will find LARGO De Parade Cadzand-Bad and LARGO Penthouse Duinhof Cadzand-Bad.
In the past Cadzand-Bad was a modest seaside town, but today this seaside it is proudly dominated by grandiose buildings. The nouveaux riche fled Knokke, one of Belgium's most famous beach resorts, in search of a place where peace, space and relaxation took on a true meaning. Along with Domburg, Cadzand-Bad is the only Dutch seaside resort allowed to use the title 'Heilzame Zeebadplaats' ('healing spa resort'). This coastal location is healthy for both mind and body. A coastal resort receives the designation 'healing' only if the effects of the seawater, climate and sand have been tested and declared healing. Cadzand-Bad's sea air with a low pollen count and the powerful seawater contain health-boosting factors which help contribute to human vitality.
This coastal town has a long sandy beach and is surrounded by stunning sand dunes. The beach at Cadzand-Bad has been voted 'The Netherlands Most Beautiful Beach' a number of times. In 2019 the beach received its 16th international ‘Blue Flag’ environmental award, which guarantees outstanding water quality for bathing and an immaculately well-kept beach. During your day at the beach, why not enjoy one of the Cadzand-Bad's many beach bars. The best known of these are The Piraat, Strand Ruig, Dok 14 and Moio Beach.
There numerous activities available on the beach at Cadzand-Bad. Yoga at the beach is the ideal way to relax your body and mind. Moio Beach offers Hatha Yogs lessons. Cadzand Sports provides lessons in kitesurfing, powerkiting and bootcamp, as well as the chance to go paddleboarding in groups.
Cadzand is located in the Zwin region. The famous 75 hectrare Het Zwin nature reserve is right on the North Sea and straddles the Dutch-Belgian border. The Het Zwin Nature Reserve has also been called the 'International Airport for Birds'. Many types of birds, such as cormorants, storks, redshanks and kestrels, follow the coast and use the surrounding nature areas to rest or to search for food.
On the other side of Het Zwin is the most sophisticated city in the Benelux: Knokke. Knokke is one of the most fashionable and best-known coastal in Belgium. Knokke is a very beloved city, with its long boulevard, wide beaches, Gouden shopping district, markets and more than 250 restaurants.
In a region with some of the most fertile soil and sea on all sides, it is no wonder that Zeeland has the largest number of Michelin starred restaurants in the Netherlands, with seven across the province. The Zwin Region also offers plenty of undiscovered culinary highlights. Cadzand-Bad boasts at least five Michelin starred restaurants, including PureC in Cadzand-Bad (**), De Kromme Watergang in Hoofdplaat (**), Spetters in Breskens (*), ’t Vlasbloemeken in Koewacht (*) and La Trinité in Sluis (*).
Sergio Herman – Photography: Chantal Arnts
Plenty of reasons to come to Largo to experience Cadzand-Bad up close. Largo De Parade Cadzand-Bad offers ten exclusive villas that are suitable for up to fourteen people on the outskirts of Cadzand-Bad. The villas are built in richly detailed typical Knokke style architecture and are located on a spacious plot in the south. A delightful place to stay with families or friends and to relax in the stunning nature of Cadzand-Bad or the private saunas in the villas.
Located at the end of Boulevard de Wielingen, Cadzand-Bad's promenade, is Largo Penthouse Duinhof. The penthouse is suitable for 5 people and has plenty of space in the form of three bedrooms and three bathrooms. You can enjoy the beautiful view over the dunes and the beach of Cadzand-Bad from the spacious living room. The Penthouse has an ideal location, with the dunes, beach and centre of Cadzand-Bad within walking distance.