As you would expect, the abundance of water in  Waddenland,  also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy a swim. Come and join us in one of the region’s open air swimming pools, dive into one of our lakes or just simply take to the sea!

Swimming pools

Waddenland has three open air swimming pools.

De Hoge Vier in Winsum has a heated open air pool. There are two separate pools; one 15 x 25 meter deep pool and a 30 x 15 meter shallow pool. The pool also boasts a 13 meter long and 4 meter wide family fun water slide! The shallow pool has a separate splash area for our smaller visitors. The swimming pool is bordered by a large sun meadow and numerous terraces to relax on. There is also a kiosk selling ice cream and other irresistible goodies.

The heated open air swimming pool at Leens  in De Marne local council area has 3 pools, one of which is especially set aside for the little ones. There is also a large sun meadow, as well as an exciting water slide.

 The Electra open air swimming pool at the Waterwolf pumping station is heated and has a number of diving boards. It also boasts a competition standard pool.


Would you rather sit with your feet in the sand and swim in the Netherlands' largest natural pool? Campsite Lauwersoog borders some attractive beaches. The Lauwersmeer was just made for swimming!

Or enjoy the North Sea beaches on the island of Schiermonnikoog, just a 40 minute ferry crossing from the mainland.


Of geniet van de Noordzee-stranden op Schiermonnikoog, op slechts 40 vaarminuten van het vasteland.

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