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Beach

Beach Middelkerke

The beach line of Middelkerke is the longest of Belgium. And did you know that Middelkerke counts the most sun hours of the entire Belgian coast? If you are interested in a beach holiday in Belgium, Middelkerke definitely is a good destination!

Beach Middelkerke

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.

Facilities

A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Middelkerke 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 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.

If the rescue stations are not open, a general swimming prohibition applies. This is clearly indicated with signs 'forbidden to bathe' and / or wind bags. On this page you can check where you can go for a safe splash in the water!

Beach Middelkerke

In Middelkerke you can swim under supervision of safeguards and first-aid professionals during July and August. The beach is also provided with many showers.

Orientation poles

orientatiepalen

During the summer season, several beach orientation poles are located on the main beaches of Middelkerke. They are a landmark for children on the beach. Each orientation pole has a clearly different figure at the top. For children it is easier to make their own way back to the rest of the family, even on a beach full of people. Moreover, it is easier to bring a lost child back to the family.

Beach Middelkerke

Flags

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!

Flag
Swimming allowed
Flag
Swimming prohibited
Flag
Dangerous sea;
Floating Bodies prohibited
Vlag
Windsock =
bathing prohibited!
Beach Middelkerke

Dogs at the beach

The beach is the ideal destination for many dogs to enjoy. A Frisbee, a stick or a ball can fetch give great pleasure. And what is more fun than making a beach walk with your dog? However, on various beaches are dogs, loose or on a leash, not allowed all year.

honden verbodenDogs are prohibited on the beaches of Middelkerke during the period 15 June till 15 September.
Outside of the above mentioned period are only leased dogs allowed on the beaches of Middelkerke.

Further, we also recommend reading the information board, with the local beach rules, which is often placed near every beach (entrance).

Nearest beach for dogs at Middelkerke

honden aangelijndLeashed dogs are allowed all year:
- from beach Carlton in the direction Oostende;
- from beach Louis Logierlaan in the direction Westende.

Beach tips