Where to stay around Ostend?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 516 holiday lettings near Ostend. From 138 Houses to 34 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ostend for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ostend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ostend. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ostend Pier: 801 holiday lettings
  • Grote Keignaert: 806 holiday lettings
  • Oostende Station: 805 holiday lettings
  • Mercator Floating Museum: 806 holiday lettings
  • Mu.ZEE: 806 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ostend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ostend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 138 Houses in Ostend. Our other popular types of Ostend holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Ostend?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 219 beach rentals in Ostend. You have also many other possibilities in Ostend area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 46 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 44 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ostend?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 90 holiday homes with pool available in Ostend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ostend, Belgium your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed vacation by the seaside in Northern Europe should pay a visit to Ostend in Belgium. This resort is located on the west coast of the country and has many things for holidaymakers to do and see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Ostend, Belgium

    Ostend has a long and sandy beach and is great place to relax and soak up the sun or take a swim in the North Sea. Watersports are available here such as surfing, diving and kayaking. Several cycling routes are located in the area providing great scenery all around and skateboarders can use specially designated areas. Ostend also offers some scenic paths with paths and trails taking hikers along the coast. Mini-golf, skating, badminton, tennis and bowling are activities for the whole family to enjoy here, whilst there are golf courses in the city too. Freshwater and shoreline fishing can be done in Ostend as well. Bars, cafes and restaurants in and around the resort offer a good mix of menus ranging from local fare through to various international styles. A good range of shopping can be found here with places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink. Tourists will also find markets and stores selling gifts and souvenirs in the area.

    Places to visit on holiday to Ostend, Belgium

    Ostend has many interesting historic places and museums such as the Art Museum by the Sea and Earth Explorer. Other fascinating sites are the Church St Petrus ad Paulus and St Pieter’s Tower as well as the Seamen’s Memorial. The area also has some very attractive parks and gardens including the Japanese Garden. A good way to see the city is by horse drawn carriage or on the miniature train. Many other cultural places are open in Ostend including galleries, theatres and cinemas. Flanders is approximately 50 kilometres away and is a significant historic site with tours of the battleground from World War I provided here.

    Weather in Ostend, Belgium

    The warmest time of the year in this part of Belgium is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January and February averaging just a high of 6 degrees centigrade and a low of 1 degree. October is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 100mm rainfall, but rain can fall any time of the year.

    Travel to Ostend, Belgium

    Brussels International Airport (BRU) is approximately one hour and 10 minutes drive from Ostend. Brussels Airlines operate flights to Brussels from numerous cities including Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Copenhagen, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm and Vienna amongst others. Car rental firms Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt have desks in the arrivals hall and there are taxis available outside the terminal building. Another option for visitors from the UK is to catch a ferry from Ramsgate to Ostend.

    Activities and attractions in and around Ostend

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ostend a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Plopsaland De Panne (17 mi / 27.4 km)
    • North Sea Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Royal Ostend Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Leopoldpark (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
    • Goolfy Blacklight Minigolf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • Serpentarium (11 mi / 17.7 km)

    Seasonal weather in Ostend

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ostend

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ostend is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Minnewater (13.7 mi / 22 km)
    • Leopold Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Ostend Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Maria Hendrika Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Grote Keignaert (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • De Hoge Dijken (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)