Beach Etiquette

  • Respect the beach and fellow holidaymakers to preserve the environment and keep the peace.
  • Supervise and look after your children.
  • Swim in the area of the sea between the lifeguard’s flags and make sure you are still within the flags when the lifeguard blows his/her whistle, respect the lifeguard’s instructions of where to swim, he/she is doing it for your safety.
  • Litter is for trashcans.
  • Alcohol and glass are not allowed.
  • Loud music is for your ears only.
  • Dress decently and remember public nudity is against the law.
  • Play beach sport away from others, so as not to hurt anyone, including children, by accident.
  • Follow the municipal bye-laws, check the board at the beach.
  • Be tolerant, courteous and act responsibly, remember, people are at the beach to relax and also to have a good time.
  • During the Sardine Run, do not take fish out of the fishing boats’ nets, if they fall out of the nets or are in the water, you can pick them up and keep them; also don’t go too close to the nets, it can be dangerous.
  • Use the ablution facilities when needed and leave it in a clean state, it’s advisable to carry tissues or toilet paper with you, for in case the facilities run out of paper, especially during busy holiday seasons.
  • If there is a problem, please alert the Visitor Information Centre or the Beach Manager.