Discover the best coastal activities during the spring break

Discover the best coastal activities during the spring break

The spring break is the perfect time to escape the daily grind and enjoy the fresh sea air and relaxing atmosphere of the coast. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or something in between, our coastal towns offer a plethora of activities that will delight both young and old. In this blog post, we share our top 7 recommendations for activities that will make your spring break unforgettable.

Wish you had a more comprehensive overview of all kinds of fun activities on the Belgian coast? Then take a look at our handy inspiration guide!

Een zonsondergang aan zee

1. Sunset beach walks

Nothing beats a quiet walk along the beach while the sun sets. Spring break is the ideal time to admire the beautiful colours of the sunset. It is also a great opportunity to collect unique shells or just enjoy the soothing sound of the waves.

Een zeehond aan de Belgische kust

2. Seal spotting

Many coastal areas are home to seals, and the spring break can be an excellent time to observe these charming animals in their natural habitat. Consider an organised boat trip or visit a nearby viewpoint to see these playful creatures swimming and resting on the sandbanks.

Tip: At the harbour channel near the IJzer estuary in Nieuwpoort, you have a good chance of seeing them at relatively close quarters!

Fietsen aan de kust

3. Cycling along the coast

Hire a bike and explore the coastline on two wheels. The Belgian coast has many beautiful cycle paths that run along the beach and through picturesque villages. Not only is this a great way to explore the area, but it also offers a healthy dose of fresh sea air.

Kindjes in het zwembad

4. Visit an indoor pool or water park

If it is too cold outside, an indoor pool or water park can be an exciting substitute for the sea. Many coastal resorts have facilities with slides, wave pools and relaxation areas that offer fun for the whole family.

Tip: At Holiday Suites Zeebruges and Nieuwpoort, our guests may use our indoor swimming pool as well as our sauna and hammam free of charge.

Mama en haar kindjes die samen bakken in hun keuken van Holiday Suites

5. Cozy sea-themed biscuit baking together

Have a cosy baking afternoon in the equipped kitchen in your holiday flat by baking your own biscuits in the shape of starfish, fish, shells, or even little boats. This is a perfect activity for a rainy day or just for some quality time together.

Kindjes op een attractie in Plopsaland De Panne

6. Visit to Plopsaland De Panne

A day out to Plopsaland De Panne is perfect for families with young children. From thrilling roller coasters to enchanting shows, there is something for everyone. Moreover, the park often offers special events during the spring break, making it an extra special experience.

Kleurrijke visjes in een aquarium in Sealife Blankenberge

7. An adventure at Sea-Life Blankenberge

For nature lovers and sea animal enthusiasts, a visit to Sea-Life Blankenberge is a must. This aquarium offers a fascinating insight into underwater life with a wide range of marine animals, from colourful fish to impressive sharks. It is not only a fun activity, but also an educational experience where visitors can learn more about marine conservation and the different species of marine animals.

Make every day a discovery: your unforgettable spring break on the coast

Spring holidays on the coast are full of opportunities for adventure, relaxation and creating lasting memories. Whether you are looking for an active day outdoors or a quiet afternoon enjoying nature, there is something for everyone. We hope these activities will inspire you to make the most of your holiday at the coast!