Beach Resort Kijkduin borders on a wide sandy beach, at the heart of a large swathe of dunes. Not too big, not too small. Kijkduin, The Hague's second beach resort, has a very cosy feeling about it. In this charming family resort on the south side of The Hague, stylish beach pavilions provide a wealth of enjoyment for children and adults. A variety of beach clubs and restaurants on the boulevard serve organic, fresh and delicious meals. The covered terraces are open all year round and heated in the winter. Sports lovers are also in the right place at Kijkduin. The Sand Motor peninsula, especially for wind and kite surfers, makes this the ideal place to learn the sport. Enjoy the sun, sea, sand, and get a taste of freedom in Kijkduin!
Ideal holiday resort
Kijkduin is ideal for a day out and for longer holidays. The beach at Kijkduin is quiet and clean with large swathes of dunes to walk or cycle through; kite surfing is wonderful here and you'll find various attractions nearby, such as De Uithof. The boulevard at Kijkduin is home to a wealth of lovely little restaurants and in the summertime there are plenty of laid-back beach clubs on the beach. Moreover, Kijkduin is the perfect base for making trips to Scheveningen and the city centre of The Hague, both of which are less than a 30-minute bike ride. Spend the night in the comfortable, centrally located NH Atlantic Hotel or in a holiday house in Holiday Park Kijkduin, which offers every convenience as well as camping places.
According to those in the know, the South Beach ('Zuiderstrand') is the Netherlands' 2nd beach after Scheveningen. The peaceful alternative for anyone who loves sea & sand! Laze on the beach in the summer. Enjoy sunset and the many cultural attractions. The beach pavilions are famous for their friendly personnel, delicious food and laid-back atmosphere.
The beach at Kijkduin has a lot to offer to sports lovers. Not only are the beach and dunes a favourite among runners, but kite surfers have also found the perfect place at the Sand Motor peninsula to practice their sport. This is the definitive place to learn kiting. When the wind blows strongly, the Sand Motor quickly fills up and the sky is swarming with kites. A spectacular sight!
Cyclists are also at home in Kijkduin: the resort is located on long-distance cycle path LF1 that runs alongside the North Sea. From Kijkduin you can cycle through the dunes on this route to Scheveningen or in the other direction to the Hoek van Holland and the Port of Rotterdam.
At Kijkduin you will also find sports complex De Uithof where you can enjoy karting, skiing, snowboarding, skating and many more fun activities. In short: sports lovers certainly won't be bored in Kijkduin!
Food and drinks
Family resort Kijkduin provides ample opportunities for dining out throughout the entire year. From March/April to October the beach is filled with lovely beach clubs and in the winter months there is plenty of choice on the boulevard at Kijkduin. All year round you will find La Galleria, Hudson Grill and The Fish Club: plenty of delicious food to choose from and definitely something for everyone.
Kijkduin offers a wide selection of accommodation. The Atlantic Hotel is located right on the boulevard and boasts a stunning view of the North Sea and dunes. Italian hotel and restaurant Gusto serves dishes to match the view: always fresh and prepared with care. Should you prefer your own holiday home where you can enjoy nature and cosy family meals around the table, then choose Holiday Park Kijkduin. Situated directly behind the dunes, you can enjoy your family here in peace and quiet. Whatever you choose, Kijkduin is The Hague's loveliest seaside resort for a brief escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life!
Kijkduin is easy to reach using various transport options. From the motorway, exit Den Haag Zuid is a short distance from the resort. Kijkduin offers free parking everywhere, which makes the resort the perfect beach location to visit by car. The resort is also easy to reach by public transport: buses 23 and 24 travel to Kijkduin. Cyclists can follow the long-distance LF1 path from the Hoek van Holland or Scheveningen. The trip takes you through the magnificent dunescape to Kijkduin!