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Stay in Medemblik - Delta Lloyd Regatta 2018

The center of regatta sailing in the Netherlands

From May 22nd to May 26th 2018 the 34st edition of the Medemblik Regatta takes place. Medemblik has always been the center of regatta sailing in the Netherlands. It is the home port and main venue to many international events such as the Medemblik Regatta and multiple European or World Championships in various classes. The International Sailing Center Medemblik is hosting the Delta Lloyd Regatta every year in May.

Medemblik is the smallest, prettiest and oldest city of West-Friesland along the former Zuiderzee (IJsselmeer), approximately 40 kilometres north of Amsterdam. Due to its rich history, Medemblik is an interesting place to visit. The picturesque centre reminds you of the old days. In addition there are many tourist attractions, such as harbours, castle Radboud, a typical Dutch flourmill “de Herder” and many museums and establishments.

Accessible no steps Accessible restaurant or terrace Wheelchair accessible bathroom Wheelchair accessible room Wheelchair accessible toilet 

Where will I stay?

For all the participants and visitors to the Delta Lloyd Regatta, we can organise the stay in Medemblik.

We offer a package that includes the following services:

  • 4-nights accessible accommodation nearby Medemblik
  • Return transfer Schipol airport
  • 24-hour helpline

Arado Camping & Lodge is located in a peaceful, green area just outside the city of Medemblik. The location has a group accommodation and lodges.

The group accommodation has space for up to 14 people with adapted bathroom. The sleeping area is divided into two spacious rooms with 8-8 beds and there is a shared living- and dining room with television and kitchen supplies.

The 8 comfortable lodges can host up to 28 visitors. The lodges are barrier free and the doors are wide enough for wheelchairs. The bathrooms are equipped with grab rails at the toilets and wheel-in shower. Each lodge has their own kitchen with necessary kitchen supplies.

Please note; we can also assist visitors and participants of the Medemblik Regatta with booking accessible airport transfers, mobility equipment and accessible tours to Amsterdam, Volendam, Zaanse Schans and Marken. If you are only interested in these type of services, please email us:

Accessibility information

Mobility equipment rental

For your stay in Medemblik, we could deliver the following mobility equipment and bikes;

  • wheelchair
  • mobility scooter
  • shower chair
  • hoist
  • high-low bed with mattrass
  • walker
  • special needs bikes.

How to get there?

Airport transfer

The airport transfer provides transportation between Schipol airport and Arado Camping&Lodge in Medemblik. The client can choose from three transfer categories that fits their needs.

  1. Regular taxi van with platform lift
    1. The regular taxi van can position 4 people using a wheelchair. This van also has a platform lift on the backside.
  2. Taxi car with wheelchair ramp
    1. Transfers for a maximum of 3 people of which 1 wheelchair users, including wheelchair ramp.
  3. Couch/touring car/bus
    1. Accessible transport for big groups with over 10 wheelchair users. These touring cars have a platform lift and can remove chairs to place wheelchairs.

What activities can I do?

Pre-stay in Amsterdam

If you are looking to stay in Amsterdam before heading to Medemblik, you can extend your stay with 2-nights pre-stay in Amsterdam. This can include 2 overnights in 3- or 4-star hotel with breakfast additional activities.

Recommended activities during the stay in Amsterdam

  • Guided wheelchair accessible History Tour Amsterdam
    • A guided tour in the oldest parts of the city centre with local tour guide
  • Canal Cruise Amsterdam (wheelchair accessible)
    • The canal cruise passes by the Anne Frank House, the Wester Church, the Rembrandt House, the Maritime Museum and the renovated Rijksmuseum. The following canal cruise tours can be booked: canal cruise by day light or canal cruise by night
  • Private Canal Cruise of Amsterdam
    • Enjoy Amsterdam with a private vessel and a captain.

Recommended tours during your stay in Medemblik

Tours are optional and can be arranged upon request to fit your needs.

  • Medemblik-Hoorn heritage railway
    • The Medemblik-Hoorn heritage railway operated by the Museumstoomtram Hoorn Medemblik is a heritage railway in the Netherlands. It runs from Hoorn to Medemblik, the distance is about 20 km. There is a wheel chairlift available on board.
  • Private Accessible Driving Tour (6 or 8 hours)
    • Excursion to Volendam and Marken
  • Wheelchair accessible transfer to Zaanse Schans
    • Excursion with an accessible taxi van to see the famous windmills, enjoy a clog workshop and cheese farm at Zaanse Schans village.
  • Excursion to Alkmaar
    • Excursion to Alkmaar, a historical city in North-Holland with many canals, waterways and old buildings. Also known as “the city of cheese”. Accessible museums: Cheese Museum, National Beer Museum and City Museum Alkmaar.
  • Excursion to Enkhuizen
    • Enkhuizen is located only 20 minutes drive away from Medemblik. The Zuiderzee museum that introduces the everyday life around the Zuiderzee in the past can be visited.
Sailing boats The harbour Hoorn-Medemblik Heritage Railway Arado lodge

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