Blankenberge has a beautiful and popular sandy beach with a genuine pier and a lot of beach pavilions in summer. A nice wide and lengthy sand beach of light sand near the beautiful and quiet sea. The Pier of Blankenberge dominates the entire beach. It is a unique structure consisting of a lengthy jetty that stretches out into the sea, leading to a wonderful circle-shaped building. Blankenberge is a marvellous coastal town where you can really enjoy the many terraces at the bars and restaurants. On hot summer days, there is a good atmosphere at the beach, which is often crowded with surfers.
A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Blankenberge will offer you peace and quietness. The beaches will be cleaned everyday during the summer. Besides the rescue brigade will guard the beaches and warns when there is a dangerous current or wind; a pleasant and safe feeling.
The beach at Blankenberge is nearly six kilometres in length and 350 metres wide and has many facilities like changing rooms, sun screens and beachchairs for rent. It also has many sports facilities, showers, toilets, several bars and restaurants and a sufficient parking space.
A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Blankenberge will offer you peace and quietness. Optimum facilities will tribute to the comfort and with that the holiday pleasure of the guests. It starts with accessible beach crossings and the lifeguards and the rescue brigade whom watch over the well being of the guests, with a First aid post nearby. Furthermore the local cafes, terraces and restaurants near the beach will take care of the needs for serving drinks, icecream, lunch and diner.
On the beaches you will find flags and signs with instructions for swimming. It is wise to take account of these signals. They are there for you!
Floating Bodies prohibited
Dogs at the beach
The beaches of Blankenberge be an attractive environment for recreation, for both humans and dogs. And what could be better than a walk on the beach with your dog. In the summer season are dogs, either loose or on a leash, not on all the beaches of the Belgian coast welcome.
Dogs are not allowed on the beach from Easter till September 15, from the jettie till the foot of the dunes at the Gadeynehelling. Out of these periods, dogs are allowed on the leash.
Please read the information boards carefully, which are at each beach (entrance).
- At low tide there is a strong current towards the sea, than stay close to shore. In case you get pulled in by the current do not try to swim straight against it, but swim slanting to the shore with the current. Also be aware of floating devices like air-beds, boats or other swimming devices.
- Do not get to close to the poles, piers or other obstacles.
- Watch your children carefully, do not let them alone near the water. Are there recognition signs on the beach, tell it to your children.
- Help to keep the beaches clean.