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One of the best beaches on the Belgian coast.

Nice clean beach with lots of space for sunbathing, kite flying, playing ball, making sandcastles... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
Soft sand strong wind

We stayed for 2 weeks, amazed by the beautiful sandy beach, not too crowded, the only downside is... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland
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“sea water”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Albert I-promenade, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Nice clean beach with lots of space for sunbathing, kite flying, playing ball, making sandcastles or just walking. Lots of ice cream options in the vicinity.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 28 September 2018

at the end of September a lot of business to eat were already closed. Which is a pitty if there is still a nice summer sun.

Thank Erwin D
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Excellent wide sandy beach - very flat and at one end at the moment there is a Disney Sand Magic exhibition where for about 10 euros you can see favourite Disney characters carved out of sand.Nice wide promenade to walk along as well.

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 weeks, amazed by the beautiful sandy beach, not too crowded, the only downside is the strong wind. People don’t use sun umbrellas, instead, they use tents or wind shields. My kids loved to run and throw themselves in the fine sand....More

Thank RedfishA1
Reviewed 25 August 2018

the beach is huge. it is not extremely clean. the scarce changing cubicles are extremely dirty. children also ignore the rules and they feed the seagulls who became quite aggressive. the water is also not crystal-clear, but in general it's okayish. lots of restaurants along...More

Thank NunuN1
Reviewed 4 August 2018

i never expected to go swimming in Ostend but the beach is huge accommodating everyone easily and the sea was warm with lifeguards on hand keeping a ffriendly eye on everyone.

Thank therewasanoldlady
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The many many miles of golden sand beaches in Ostend will leave you simply stunned. You won't go hungry, thirsty or without ice cream on a warm day for too long as the area has plenty of eateries to pick from. Very scenic area and...More

1  Thank Damien1980
Reviewed 10 April 2018

the beach in Ostend is beautiful, we walked along the prom on a warm sunny April day and both the beach and the prom were packed. I would imagine on a hot sunny day in summer it would be super busy. The beach is very...More

Thank beckyb592
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Massive sandy beach that stretches miles. Great place for a run in the colder months and awesome on hot days. Really great beach. Also nice just to stroll along.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I never get enough of this marvelous view. It's an ever changing view. 180 degrees of freedom when you look at the horizon. Try to visit la Plage d'Ostende in several seasons. Try to avoid holiday season.

1  Thank jessiedc
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