If you’re looking for a breathtaking beach destination, look no further than Scheveningen Beach in the Netherlands. With its golden sandy beaches, a wonderful sea, a wide range of activities and a vibrant nightlife, it’s no wonder that Scheveningen is one of the most popular beaches in the Netherlands. Here are seven reasons why you’ll love it.
Scheveningen has a long and special history
Scheveningen is a village that developed around a fishing village. In the 16th century, the harbour became an important place for seafarers. In the second half of the 19th century, the village started to develop as a seaside resort. The construction of the Kurhaus in 1885 and the pier in 1908 marked this development.
Scheveningen is a great place for watersports
The waves that hit the golden sandy beaches are perfect for surfing and windsurfing. If you’d rather be on the water, you can try sailing or rowing. There is also a wide range of diving options in and around Scheveningen.
Scheveningen has a vibrant nightlife
Scheveningen is a great place to go out at night. From cosy beach bars to fancy nightclubs and everything in between, there is something for everybody.
Scheveningen has a lot to offer for children
Scheveningen is the perfect place to take your kids. In the summer, water sports are a big draw for children, while the Scheveningen Pier and its arcade games, mini-golf course and wheel of fortune are a popular option in the colder months. The Sealife Centre is also a great place for children.
Scheveningen has something for everybody
The village is home to a wide range of activities. If you’re looking for some relaxation, the Kurhaus, a beach club and a range of spas are great options. If you’re hoping to do something more active, you can try horse riding or exploring the area by bike.
Scheveningen is a beautiful place
Scheveningen is not only an amazing place to spend a day or two, but it is also incredibly beautiful, especially during sunset. The golden sand and the sea give a stunning view.
Scheveningen is easy to reach
The village is just a short ride with bus or tram from The Hague Central Station. As soon as you get off the bus or tram, it’s a quick walk to the beach.
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