Frequently asked questions about the beach registration

Everyone is welcome in Ostend this summer. All beaches will be freely accessible. You can read all the frequently asked questions about registration at the beach registration here.

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10 beach bars you must visit in summertime

During the Summer season, you can go to your favourite beach bar in Ostend.
Here is a list of the best bars worth a visit.

One of Ostend’s main priorities is its visitors’ and inhabitants’ comfort. Every beach club has a first-aid station, sanitary facilities and new lockers. Every day, there is a party going on in all the beach bars but after 10 PM, the music dies down little by little.

Polé Polé Beach

Polé Polé Beach has this nostalgic, kind of aged atmosphere but also a little touch of something more. It expresses loyalty to its name and fame. The Caribbean touch is present everywhere and the maritime setting will certainly make your heart melt.

Open: 13. June - 27. September 2020

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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach is a classy beach bar with focus on food, drinks & music. You will find this beach bar on the beach near Casino Oostende. Go there for that special "Bondi feeling"!

Open: 12. June - 27. September 2020

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Phare East

The renovated Ostend Sailing Club is on the beach at Oosteroever. Many beach and water sports start from here, such as sea rafting, kayaking, wave surfing, kiting, dune orientation, beach sports... After the activities you can enjoy wonderful refreshments and tasty food in Phare East, the bar and bistro in the beach pavilion.

Open: permanently

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Blue Buddha Beachclub

Blue Buddha has chosen light blue accents in its interior combined with palm and olive trees. You have never seen Ostend being that trendy before.

Open: 12. June - 27. September 2020

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Marie-K Beach

Marie-K Beach is the most child-friendly beach bar in Ostend. It has an attractively decorated bar with lounge, bar area and beanbag corner. In addition, it has a first aid post, sanitary facilities and a temporary terrace on the beach of Ostend. During the summer months you can enjoy sports activities and events. Without a doubt the ideal location to spend a relaxing afternoon on the beach!

Open: 12. June - 27. September 2020

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Petite Plage Beach Bar

The new beach bar 'Petite Plage' is located on the Klein Strand (little beach) in Ostend. This enclosed stretch of beach is a fantastic place for all beach visitors who want to enjoy the calmer waters next to the Staketsel (pier). In Petite Plage you can relax in the sun on one of the lounge sofas, in a cozy sitting area or in a hammock under one of the awnings. Enjoy fresh cocktails, tapas, shrimp croquettes and Mediterranean dishes, all in a maritime design.

Open: 19. June - 27. September 2020

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Buddha Mar Beach Bar

Blue Buddha Beachbar has a sister. This summer there is also 'Buddha Mar'! In this beach bar, at the height of the "17 Oktoberstraat", you will find yourself in an oasis of peace. The lounge chairs and calm colours of the interior instantly make you dream away. Ideal for a state of the art holiday feeling, cocktail in hand!

Open: 19. June - 27. September 2020

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Strandbar Pier

Pier beach bar is a cosy beach bar in Ostend. They serve lunch, dinner and drinks on the beach!

Open: April - September 

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Lido Beach Bar

The Lido Beach Bar is situated next to beach rentals ‘Lido’, near ‘De Horloge’, which is a well-known clock on the beach promenade. You can get drinks, fast service and of course, the amazing beach and ocean view.

Open: April - September 

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Beachbar Inside-Outside

Every year, the surf club is the perfect place to meet people and enjoy the sunset with sand between your toes. Of course you can get drinks there too.

Open: permanently

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Q-Hotspot

Where:
Maria Hendrikapark
When:
06/07/20 to 16/08/20

Every year in the summer, radio station Qmusic goes on holiday to Ostend. Hurray! This year they again choose Ostend, but now they exchange the beach for a green environment in the Maria Hendrikapark.

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