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.

International Fireworks Festival Scheveningen: 11 till 19 August 2017


Extra fun children's activities during summer at SEA LIFE Scheveningen

Gemeentemuseum is celebrating 100 years of Mondrian & De Stijl

Schollenpop Beach Festival: sun, sea, sand and lots of live music

Food Truck Festival TREK The Hague: 7 till 10 September


Admire dozens of classic cars during the finish of the SLS Classic Rally

Every Sunday Open Kids Atelier at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag


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.

Belgisch Park: excellent spot to shop in Scheveningen both for city dwellers and tourists


Keizerstraat: Scheveningen's oldest and most historical shopping street


Palace Promenade: indoor shopping centre on Scheveningen boulevard