Scheveningen is divided into two districts: Noorderstrand (Northern Beach) and Zuiderstrand (Southern Beach). The northern beach area is the most famous and is most touristic. The southern beach is more urban and there is usually less to do, but it may be less crowded on sunny days.
address: Gevers Deynootweg 990-58
By carFrom Amsterdam and Schiphol, follow the A4 heading for Leiden, and change onto the A44 at Knooppunt Burgerveen, which follows shortly after exit 4 (Nieuw-Vennep). The A44 will become the N44 not long after, and once you reach the edge of The Hague, take a right turn onto the N14. This road will then become the S200. After about , turn right onto the Scheveningseweg, which turns directly to Scheveningen Badplaats and Oud Scheveningen.
From Rotterdam, take the A4 or A13 heading for The Hague, and shortly after these meet, turn onto the A12 heading for Den Haag and Voorburg. Follow the A12 until it ends and meets the S101 and N44. Here, turn right onto the N44, followed shortly after by a left turn onto the Van Alkemadelaan. Following this road brings you directly to De Pier. Turning left when the road you're on goes no further gets you to Schevingen Badplaats and Oud Scheveningen in that order.
By public transitTram and Tram run between the city centre of The Hague and Scheveningen Noorderstrand (last stop:Zwarte Pad).
Bus 22 runs from The Hague's central train station to the northern beach.
Tram runs between The Hague's second largest train station (Hollands Spoor) and the Zuiderstrand.
address: Gevers Deynootplein 30This former bathhouse and concert venue dates from 1886 and is the only remaining luxury resort hotel dating from the 19th century. It is now a luxury hotel and still serves as the icon and centerpiece of Scheveningen.
PierOpposite the Kurhaus lies the Pier, which was rebuilt in the 1960s after the 19th-century original was destroyed in World War II. It affords nice views of the coast line with the Kurhaus. At the end is a restaurant which offers outstanding views of Scheveningen's coastline.
LighthousePut in operation in 1875.
address: Berkenbosch Blokstraat 9aContains so-called the Lourdes Grotto, a replica (1:13 scale) of the original Lourdes Grotto in Massabielle (France).
Parochie H. Antonius AbtA Catholic church with some mosaics.
address: Harteveltstraat 1This museum has a large collection of contemporary sculpture and rotating exhibitions. It has been recently built in the dunes underneath a 19th century classicist beach pavilion. It has glass walls and roofs that allows views of the surrounding dunes, pavilion and sea.
address: Neptunusstraat 92
address: Scheveningen CoastThe museum which will be of interest to everyone with an interest in World War II history.
address: Strandweg 13
Scheveningse BosjesA park near Scheveningen centred around a small lake, the Waterpartij. Home to the Indiëmonument, which commemorates Dutch victims of the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies.
- Join the crowd on the sunny days
- Take a dive in the north sea
- Come to nearby beaches
- Have a drink in one of the many beach clubs
- Take an one of 11 the Haring-Route — self-guided walking tours through Scheveningen.
address: Kurhausweg 1The Holland Casino offers a complete night out on the town. The Casino offers a full schedule of live entertainment, a top restaurant and a chic gaming hall and boasts of being the biggest casino on the west coast of Europe.
address: Dr. Lelykade 26 (see website)Powerboat Scheveningen offers you a fantastic rib powerboat ride out on the open sea. You can choose to enjoy either a calm and relaxing trip to enjoy the view or a wild ride with speeds up to 100km/h.
address: Noordhavenhoofd, Strandweg
address: Strandweg - The Pier
address: Dr. Lelykade 1d
address: Dr. Lelykade 22a
address: 2e Binnenhaven
address: Strandweg 3
address: Strandweg 2Surflessons, board hire, workshops, SUP rental etc...
address: Westbroekpark ScheveningenDo enjoy an picnic while floating through Westbroek Park's ponds and canals in your private rowboat.
Get married in ScheveningenBath place.
NieuwjaarsduikJanuary 1 The first and largest location for the annual New Years Dive; every year, 10,000 people plunge into the freezing waters of the North Sea at noon on New Years Day.
North Sea RegattaEnd of May / Beginning of June. International sailing contest, held off the coast of Scheveningen.
Lunchrooms, Coffeehouses and Snackbars
address: Duinstraat 1
phone: +31 70 3223969address: Schokkerweg 39, ScheveningenTwo story glass restaurant with magnificent views overlooking the harbor. Serving meat and fish grilled on the green egg as well as a selection of delicious home-made hamburgers. Open 7 days/week for lunch and dinner and the perfect place for parties, receptions and meetings.
address: Vissersafslagweg 20
Wed. J. van der Toornaddress: Vissershavenweg 55a
address: Visafslagweg 60
address: Vissershavenweg 61E
address: Strandweg 21-29A great place for live music with various artists from all over the world. A small entrance fee is required to get in, but it is well worth it. The name really says it all: pianos, but a blues, jazz or sometimes lounge atmosphere is what describes the style of the piano players best.
Scheveningen is crowded with beach clubs. Most are open until 02:00 or 04:00 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
address: Badhuisweg 3
phone: +31-70-350-20-68address: Strandweg 43
phone: +31-6-53-19-46-04address: Noorderstrand 59
address: Bosschestraat 63
phone: +31 70 338 3270address: Keizerstraat 296A favorite amongst the young international sun, surf, sail and soccer crowd. Extreme sport enthusiasts and backpackers alike will appreciate this new hostel's location in the historic heart of Scheveningen and its proximity to the beach.
address: Gevers Deynootweg 118-120This friendly three-star family operated hotel, located just steps from the beach, offers 15 moderately priced rooms. Tram 1 to Delft, stops nearly in front of the hotel's sunny terrace.
phone: +31 70 306 0123address: Berkenbosch Blokstraat 3 & 9For nearly 20 years, this hotel's Dutch and American owners have established a solid reputation with international travelers. Lodging is offered in two restored landmark buildings less than 150 m from the beach. Beautiful rooms and apartments with free internet access make it an ideal choice for extended stays. Tram 9 stops nearly in front of the door! (Circus Theater)
address: Zwolsestraat 189Skotel is a hotel run by the Hague hotel school to train the students.
Scheveningen Seafront ApartmentLuxury 2-bedroom and 2-bathroom apartment rental with stunning sea views next to the 5-star Kurhaus hotel.
address: Gevers Deynootplein 30This former bath house and concert venue dates back to 1886. It was almost demolished in the 1970s, but was saved and is now listed as a historical building. The Kurhaus is in use as a luxury hotel and casino and serves as the iconic centerpiece of Scheveningen.