Background for 200-year history of Scheveningen Beach Resort -

Exactly 200 years ago Jacobus Pronk built the first bathhouse in Scheveningen, a small wooden house with four saltwater tubs. This established the first seaside resort in the Netherlands. Since 1818, the fishing village has grown into a vibrant seaside resort that caters to a wide audience. Read more about the history of Scheveningen-Bad.