Water sports

Many water sports enthusiasts find the sea around the Sand Motor the ideal location. It is allowed to practice water sports here. Keep the following in mind:


There are two locations around the Sand Motor where (kite) surfers are allowed to land or enter the sea. (Kite) surfing is allowed in the period from May 15 to September 15. Make sure to stay 150 meters from the waterline.

  • View the permitted (kite) surfing locations on the zoning map of the APV and the beach bill of the municipality of The Hague and Westland. You can find this on the site of the relevant municipalities.

Sailing yachts and other water sports

Black and yellow cardinal buoys surround the Sand Motor to warn of possible shallows. The Sand Motor is drawn on recent sea charts.