Westende, a source of inspiration

Westende is a place of tranquillity, unspoilt nature and dunes, beautiful sandy beaches and a bubbling North Sea. Its central location makes it the perfect base to experience the coast and hinterland with all its riches up close and discover what makes the coast so special.

From Westbay numerous walking, cycling and mountain biking routes start, where you can discover the beautiful dunes of Westende, Nieuwpoort and Middelkerke. On holiday with the family and children? In addition to the beach, there is also a nice selection of indoor play facilities; from miniature golf to karting, from amusement parks to play villages!

In short, the ideal base for a fun beach holiday with friends and family.
Because you're never bored in Westende...


Aquafun Oostduinkerke

The 2,000m² Aquafun is the ideal place if you don't feel like swimming in salt water. Aquafun is guaranteed to be open daily from 10.00 to 18.00.


Plopsaland De Panne: The most visited amusement park in Belgium!More than 50 attractions and 10 themed zones!Be sure to set aside enough time to discover the 50 magical themed attractions! Fly in two seconds from zero to ninety kilometres per…
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Cycle route Middelkerke-Westende

Middelkerke-Westende is a perfect place for a beach holiday with the whole family. But action lovers will also get their money's worth. During this bicycle tour you will discover some cultural highlights of Middelkerke, such as the Rotonde, the remains…

Walk Westende - Middelkerke

Cartoon characters, beautiful nature and a sculpture park with sea view. In Middelkerke and Westende there's a lot to discover during this hike. You also walk to Raversyde. And the nice thing is that with the images on Google Streetview…
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Mountainbike route Norbert Dedeckere

A beautiful route of about 30 kilometres with technical single tracks, winding through the beautiful dune area of Middelkerke and Westende. This route joins the mountain bike network that Westtoer and Sport Vlaanderen are building along the coast. Mountainbikers are…


Westfront is a brand new interactive centre in Nieuwpoort, with the flooding of the Ijzervlakte during WWI as its central theme. Given its proximity to the Ganzenpoot - crucial in the course of the First World War - the lock…

Heritage walk Westende

The 4 km route takes you along the many witnesses of Westende's fashionable past. Via the Zeedijk you will discover the majestic Grand Hôtel Belle-Vue. Besides historic sights, the walking route also passes several modern works of art including 'The…

Minigolf Westende

Fancy a game of miniature golf? Then this course in Westende will certainly charm you, with its 18 holes and extremely well-groomed look! A snack and a drink on the sun terrace are also part of the deal of course!…

The IJzermonding nature reserve

Near Nieuwpoort, the IJzer flows directly into the sea. Where salt and fresh water meet, a special biotope developed with mud flats, salt marshes, dunes, beach and polders. Thanks to an extensive network of cycling and hiking trails, you can…


Golf Club Westgolf is situated at a stone's throw from the beautiful Nieuwpoort marina. This friendly and dynamic club offers a 9 hole course suitable for all levels. Between the dunes and the polders lies the technical course (PAR 31)…

Villa Les Zéphyrs

At Villa Les Zéphyrs you will discover how a wealthy family spent its holidays by the sea around 1930. The villa dates from 1922. The building was refurbished according to the detailed description of the first occupants. By means of…

Raversijde & Atlantic Wall

This part of the old defence line, which the Germans built to protect the mainland against invasion, has been well preserved in the dunes of Raversijde. Visit these fortifications from the first and second world wars.

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