Løkken Strand

Beaches by the North Sea

Photo: Mette Johnsen

The West Coast of North Jutland is the perfect destination for a beach holiday - golden-white wide sandy beaches, soft waves and the fresh air all make for the perfect beach holiday.

Along the North Sea, you will find beach experiences for everyone. Take a walk by the waters edge and feel the occasional wave on your feet. Find peace in the sand dunes and enjoy the view of the vast beaches. The west coast is the perfect destination for a combined town and beach holiday. Near the popular towns of Skagen, Løkken and Blokhus you will find plenty of attractions and events for all ages. 


Experience the characteristic yellow houses, the museums with art from famous painters, a bustling city life with lots of luxury and the most spectacular nature you have ever seen, in Skagen. the northernmost point in Denmark, where the two seas collide.


Løkken is a classical beach town on the west coast of North Jutland. You will find some of the best beaches in Denmark, beautiful nature and lots of activities and attractions.


Blokhus has experiences for everyone - big and small. Enjoy one of Northern Europe's best beaches, the theme park Fårup Sommerland, Blokhus Sculpture park, several galleries, and much more.

The west coast

The west coast is perfect for a day by the beach, but be sure to respect the forces of nature, as the west coast is not always as calm as the east coast. Waves can be high and the current can be dangerous. Remember being always aware and cautious. See the white and blue flags on the beaches of North Jutland.

Surfing on the North Sea

The waves and weather by the west coast gives the perfect conditions for surfing. Especially between the coastal towns of Agger and Hanstholm. This area is famous and attracts adventurous water enthusiast from all over the world. The area is known as the surf mecca of Denmark, "Cold Hawaii".

Here is a selection of the most popular beaches on the west coast, but you can find many more beaches in Thy, Jammerbugten, The Top of Denmark and in Skagen

The official bathing season is from the 1st of June until the 1st of September but can be extended to the 15th of September.