Top 8 Gezinsvriendelijke Activiteiten aan de Belgische Kust

The Ultimate Guide to Family Fun on the Belgian Coast

Looking for the perfect family holiday on the Belgian coast? With a plethora of activities that are both fun and educational, there is something for every member of the family. From building sandcastles on the beach to exploring fascinating museums, the Belgian coast is a playground for young and old alike. Here is our top eight family-friendly activities not to be missed.

Beach days in Westende

Start your adventure with a classic beach day in Westende. With soft sandy beaches and safe swimming areas, it is the ideal place for sandcastles, beach football and frisbee. Westende is not just a summer paradise; even during colder days, the beach offers unique experiences. Enjoy quiet beach walks, bird watching, and warm up in cosy coastal cafés overlooking the raging sea.


Plopsaland De Panne

A short drive takes you to Plopsaland De Panne, a popular amusement park with rides for all ages. Meet your favourite TV characters and enjoy the exciting rides. After the wonderfully tiring day, spend the night at Holiday Suites which is only a 20-minute drive away.

Plopsaland De Panne

Het Zwin Nature Park

Discover the wonders of nature in Het Zwin, a unique nature reserve. The park is not only home to numerous bird species, but also an educational centre where children can learn to appreciate biodiversity.

'T Zwin

Sea Life Blankenberge

Take an undersea journey at Sea Life Blankenberge. Meet a variety of marine animals, from colourful fish to playful seals. Just a 20-minute walk will take you to this wondrous underwater world.

Sea Life

Covered wagon rides

Experience the coast from a different perspective with a traditional covered wagon ride.It is a relaxing way to explore the beautiful landscapes.You can hire a covered wagon or 'go-cart' in any Belgian seaside town.


Visiting Ostend

Ostend, the 'City by the Sea', is rich in culture and history. Visit the Fort Napoleon and discover local history or enjoy a family-friendly walk along the promenade. Definitely a must when staying with us in Westende.


Petting zoos and picnics

Scattered along the coast you will find several petting zoos, where children can meet animals and learn more about farm life. Combine this with a cosy picnic for a perfect family day out.

Petting zoo

Culinary Discovery Tour

End your day with a visit to a child-friendly restaurant. The Belgian coast is known for its fresh seafood and there are plenty of options offering special menus for children.


Whether you are looking for adventure, nature, culture or just relaxing at the beach, the Belgian coast has a wealth of activities perfect for families. Plan your holiday and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Ready for an unforgettable family holiday on the Belgian coast? Book your stay at Holiday Suites now and embark on a journey full of fun and adventure!