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This is where you can see the Shrimp fishermen on horseback in action! It is also a nice place to spend the day with the long sandy beach, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a playground and ice cream!
Do not miss the Shrimp fishermen on horseback, if you are in the area!
Shrimp fishermen on horseback is a tradition for over 500 years that you can see only in Belgium nowadays!
The outdoor swimming pool is heated and there is a small, shallow section for kids
You can find more details and book in advance here:
Zeedijk 425-441, 8670 Koksijde
You can rent go-carts (as almost everywhere along the Belgian coast)
Zeedijk 430, 8670 Koksijde
There is a playground on the beach
Zeedijk 481, 8670 Koksijde
There is good ice cream here (also another ‘t Zoet Genot opposite of the playground):
‘t Zoet Genot
Zeedijk 446, 8670 Koksijde
There is also an open air escape game for 14+ year olds here: https://www.visitkoksijde.be/nl/escapegame
The National Fisheries Museum is about 5 minutes by car
NAVIGO – National Fisheries Museum
Pastoor Schmitzstraat 5, 8670 Koksijde
Estaminet is a restaurant with a terrasse next to the museum. You can enjoy fresh sea food (about 5 minutes by car and not on the beach)
Estaminet De Peerdevisscher
Pastoor Schmitzstraat 4, 8670 Koksijde
Also might be worth checking out Sint-Niklaaskerk, built in modern style by architect Jean Gilson (near NAVIGO and Estaminet)
Leopold II Laan 85, 8670 Koksijde
There is also a small playground next to the church
Duindistelpad, 8670 Koksijde
There are public toilets for EUR 0.50 right next to the swimming pool on the beach. Also accessible to people with reduced mobility
Exact location: https://goo.gl/maps/ibrGtz3ZD7HjUfwUA
About 1 hour 20 minutes NW of Schuman, Brussels (or about 3 hours by public transport)
Outdoor parking near the beach
IJslandplein 10-15, 8670 Koksijde
All places mentioned above are also gathered on the map!
Indoor and outdoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants, hotels and more all under separate layers
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