Scheveningen - The swell of the sea

Holland's most famous seaside resort Scheveningen has an abundance of attractions and beach pavilions. Take a stroll along the boulevard, discover the fascinating marine world at SEA LIFE, enjoy a sunset dining or dance the night away in The Hague's city centre. Pamper yourself with a stay at the Kurhaus, an elegant five-star hotel and historical health resort by the North Sea. Beach life and city life go together in The Hague!

Festivals and events

Throughout the year beach resort Scheveningen is home to many events and festivals. Taste 'Hollandse Nieuwe' herring during Flag Day at the harbour. Be surprised by concerts at special locations during Festival Classique. Enjoy spectacular fireworks shows during the Fireworks Festival in Scheveningen beach.

The Hague routes

Our online walking routes take you along the hidden hotspots and well-known highlights of The Hague, from beaches to shopping streets and from restaurants to palaces. Especially for hiking enthusiasts we have put together two longer routes through beautiful natural areas. You don't even have to download an app: get The Hague routes free of charge from!


Scheveningen has an endless array of shopping areas that are characterised by small speciality shops alongside many cosy and lively lunch cafés and restaurants. Here you will surely find surf shops where you can buy trendy boards, swimwear and sunglasses. There are also plenty of clothing shops, fashion boutiques and shoe shops where the true shopaholics can indulge in their passion.