The international Kite Festival Scheveningen makes the most of the consistent prevailing winds blowing along The Hague’s beach resort. Kite builders and enthusiasts from around the world come together to fly the fruits of their creative labour. The annual event sees the skies over the southern part of Scheveningen beach fill with kites of every shape and colour, flying teddy bears, elephants and fish. Visitors also get to stay up to date with the latest in kite-powered sport, from kite-surfing and kite-yachting to kite-skateboarding and kite-skiing.
Scheveningen is the most-visited beach resort in Holland. It offers a host of attractions, such as the Pier, SEA LIFE, Museum Sculptures at the Sea, the Circustheater and Holland Casino. After a refreshing walk along the beach, drop in at the restaurants and cafés on the boulevard and the year-round beach clubs to enjoy a delicious dinner with a view of the sea. Nearby SEA LIFE Scheveningen is a must for a day out with children. The Pathé cinema, Circustheater and Holland Casino guarantee a great evening out in Scheveningen. The historic city centre of The Hague is only fifteen minutes from Scheveningen beach!
Scheveningen is well served by public transport and is easy to reach by car and bike. The boulevard can be reached quickly by public transport. A range of buses and trams run to Scheveningen from both train stations in The Hague within 15 minutes. The beach is a few minutes’ walk from the Kurhausplein stop. Travelling by car from the A44 and A12, follow the signs for Scheveningen Bad. You will find various parking garages located in the vicinity of the beach, including Zwolsestraat.