Scheveningen is the most popular seaside resort in Holland, located next to The Hague. With its long beaches, Scheveningen is a wonderful place for both young and old in any season. Lie in the sun, go surfing, enjoy great food, take your children to the Sea Life centre and visit many events, including Flag Day!

Things to do in Scheveningen

Flag Day

  1. 17 Jun
  2. Scheveningen

Celebrate the new herring catch and sample New Dutch Herring in Scheveningen.

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More about Scheveningen

Scheveningen is the most popular seaside resort in Holland. At just 5 kilometres from The Hague, the Scheveningen beach is easily reached and easy to combine with other activities when you are in The Hague! 

The Scheveningen beaches

Scheveningen boasts beautiful beaches for sun lovers, families and sports lovers. There is also a range of beach pavilions and restaurants that serve great food, so enjoy a drink and a bite while watching the sunset.

Activities in Scheveningen

The Scheveningen pier is the village’s icon, and will be accessible to the public once again halfway through 2015. Walking along the boulevard, you will also find the Kurhaus hotel and spa, right next to the pier. If holidaying with your children, we highly recommend you to visit the SEA LIFE centre, which has over one hundred fish species! Many special events are held in Scheveningen throughout the year, including Flag Day, the Fireworks Festival and the New Year’s Dive

Getting there

It is a short drive from The Hague to Scheveningen; there are several underground and open-air car parks. It takes about one hour to reach Scheveningen from Schiphol Airport by rental car or public transport. Travel time by car or public transport from Rotterdam The Hague airport is about 30 minutes.

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