Blankenberge may not be the most famous seaside resort in Belgium, but that doesn't make it any less pleasant. In the summer you can walk along the boulevard and sit on one of the many terraces. You can also visit the charming harbour and the cosy pier.
De Panne is a great place for young and old to stay. So you can enjoy a day at the beach or visit the special nature reserve 'De Westhoek'. For children, a trip to the nearby Plopsaland is definitely worthwhile.
Knokke is a very fashionable seaside resort and this can be seen everywhere. You will find the most luxurious beaches, shops and casinos here. Holidaymakers prefer to entertain themselves here with a delicious champagne in their hands. On the beach there are also many different water sports to practice.
The largest beach in Belgium can be found in Middelkerke. Besides the beach there is of course much more to do here. How about a visit to the Dronkenput, for example? Or a visit to the museum with hilarious swimwear specimens? Of course, the annual strip festival is also highly recommended!
Book a holiday home or flat on the Belgian coast and enjoy miles of fine, wide sandy beaches, beautiful dune areas, cosy seaside resorts, gastronomy and hospitality with the whole family or a group of friends! This beautiful region in West Flanders gives you the feeling of being completely away for a while!
A holiday on the Belgian coast means getting a breath of fresh air and recharging your batteries. Start your day with a healthy walk along the beach, picnic in the dunes, relax to the rhythmic sound of the waves... Experience the real feeling of the coast while staying in a holiday home by the sea. Whether it's just the two of you, your family or your entire group of friends who want to spend a weekend or a holiday by the sea, our range of holiday homes on the Flemish Coast stretches from Knokke to De Panne, and offers something for everyone. Would you like to stay right on the beach at the sea? Then you are in the right spot in a flat on the promenade, with sea views. Are you looking for space and luxury? Then choose one of our beautiful villas, equipped with all comforts. It's all about relaxing and slowing down in a villa with sauna, jacuzzi, or even indoor pool. You can still taste a touch of history while staying in a tastefully decorated former fisherman's house or authentic mansion. Also special is the modern 'dune loft', on the edge of the dunes, near Ostend. If you go with children, then a holiday park with children's facilities is a good idea. Our spacious group holiday homes are ideal for a family weekend; from charming farms to comfortable villas. And a little further away from the coast, in the hinterland or the beautiful city of Bruges, you will find even more beautiful holiday homes. Enough choice for a wonderful weekend or holiday on the Belgian coast!
You will not be bored in our holiday homes on the Belgian coast. Do you want to be sporty on the beach or in the sea? Besides swimming, sailing, windsurfing and beach volleyball, extreme water and beach sports such as kite surfing, beach sailing and buggy kiting are also possible. And for hikers and nature lovers, there is plenty to discover!Take a lovely walk along the beach or dunes. Or discover one of the nature reserves during your holiday on the Belgian coast. You can take individual or guided walks in the Provincial Nature Park Zwin, a nature reserve on the border between the Netherlands and Flanders, near Knokke-Heist. Het Zwin is a unique biotope, with mud flats and salt marshes and a rich diversity of plants and birds. The Butterfly Garden near Knokke is also very nice to visit with children.But there are also more nature reserves, such as De Zwinduinen and polders, De Haan's dune forests and De Panne's dunes and forests. Also visit the Nature Education Centre De Nachtegaal in De Panne. At this visitor centre, there is a nature garden and children's route where you can get acquainted with various dune biotopes. It is also the starting point for a visit to the Duinen en Bossen van de Panne nature reserve. For cyclists there is the 86 km long coastal cycle route from De Panne to Knokke-Heist, and of course, the hinterland offers many possibilities. There are also special mountain bike trails. And last but not least: the bike rental shops with the famous beach go-karts! A holiday on the Belgian coast guarantees a time filled with entertainment for young and old!
A seaside holiday is not just about sunbathing, building sand castles and taking a refreshing dip. Shopping is also possible in the elegant boutiques of Knokke and Ostend, the only seaside resort or the other seaside resorts. And for a touch of culture, there are several sights and museums to visit, such as the Belle Epoque Centre (Blankenberge), open air museum Atlantikwall (Raversijde), the James Ensor House, Fort Napoleon, the Mercator museum ship, the Venetian Galleries and Mu.ZEE - Kunstmuseum aan zee (all in Ostend), the Visserijmuseum (Oostduinkerke), The King Albert I Monument (Nieuwpoort). And don't forget the summer festivals and events on the Flemish Coast, such as Beaufort, the triennial of contemporary art (once every three years), the International Sand Sculpture Festival, Klankenberge (both in Blankenberge), the Shrimp Festival (Koksijde), Beer Weekend by the Sea (Middelkerke), Theatre by the Sea, Kite Festival (both in Ostend), Theatre Boulevard (Bredene) and Dranouter aan Zee (De Panne). Discover the many possibilities with your family, friends or loved one from a beautiful holiday home on the Belgian coast!
Feel free to rent a holiday home on the Belgian coast with your family, because children have a great time here. Besides swimming and splashing in the sea, building sand castles, searching for shells and crabs and kite flying on the beach, there is plenty of other entertainment to be found on the Belgian coast. Even in bad weather. There is Plopsaland in the Panne, Maritime Theme Park Seafront in Zeebrugge. And in Blankenberge Sealife, reptile zoo the Serpentarium and the Lustige Velodroom (a wooden slope with about 70 comic bikes). The Earth Explorer and the North Sea Aquariumn is located in Ostend. And a little more inland are the amusement parks Bellewaerde (Ypres) and Boudewijn Sea Park (Bruges). Also nice to see: in Koksijde you can still see shrimp fishermen on horseback! Or take a ride on the coastal tram. At the end of a wonderful day's holiday, relax on a terrace for a refreshing drink, ice cream, waffle with whipped cream, or a gourmet dinner. Try the fresh mussels, oysters or shrimp croquettes! Or prepare your own delicious meals in the kitchen of your holiday home on the Belgian coast.
The Belgian coast has 10 coastal municipalities, each with its own authenticity and atmosphere. The seaside resorts of Knokke-Heist, Zeebrugge, Blankenberge, De Haan-Wenduine, Bredene, Ostend, Middelkerke, Nieuwpoort, Koksijde-Oostduinkerke and De Panne offer a variety of entertainment and fun for young and old. Everywhere, you will find a cosy terrace or restaurant, so you can enjoy the local specialities. Each seaside resort has its own charm, from elegant and nostalgic to busy and lively. Let's mention a few; De Haan is a beautiful, stately and family friendly seaside resort, with many houses in Belle Epoque style. Ostend, the only seaside resort on the Flemish coast, still exudes the Belle Epoque atmosphere. In this atmospheric, lively seaside resort you will find many restaurants, shops, theatres, and the largest casino in Europe. Stroll along the promenade, go to Fishermen's Quay for fresh fish, and don't forget to sample fresh shrimp in a restaurant. Knokke-Heist is also a popular seaside resort, sophisticated and contemporary, with white sandy beaches and the typical white houses with orange roofs. With the Zwin nature reserve around the corner. Heist is more of a family resort and Knokke is more fashionable, with elegant shops, good restaurants, internationally renowned art galleries. The possibilities during a holiday on the Belgian coast are endless.
During a holiday in Belgium you won't be bored for a moment.Besides the beach, bustling Blankenberge offers a lot of fun. There is always something to do on the boulevard and you will find many shops, cafes and nightlife. In the vicinity of Koksijde-Oostduinkerke you will find extensive nature reserves for walking and cycling. The seaside resort is also known for its art architecture, for De Hoge Blekker, the highest dune on the Flemish coast, and for the shrimp fishermen on horseback (Oostduinkerke is still the only place in the world where shrimp fishing is practised on horseback). Finally, De Panne stands for a wonderful coastal holiday, surrounded by nature. Here you will find a beautiful wide beach, and beautiful dune areas to walk in. In addition, this is the cradle of sailing. For small children - in addition to all beach activities - a trip to Plopsaland De Panne is of course a must. In short, it's a good place to be in a holiday home on the Belgian coast!