Destination guide

Theatrical Knokke-Heist will entice you

The area's theatre scene and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Knokke-Heist. This walkable city is known for its golfing, casino gaming and coffee shops. Bruges Market Square and Basilica of the Holy Blood are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Knokke-Heist

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Knokke-Heist a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hoeke Windmill (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sea Life Blankenberge (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Golfvereniging De Brugse Vaert (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Belgium Pier (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • The Merry Velodrome (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Serpentarium (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Knokke-Heist

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Knokke-Heist

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Knokke-Heist is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Minnewater (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Knokke-Heist Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Zwin (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Nieuwvliet Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Uitkerkse Polder (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Leopoldpark (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Knokke-Heist

The nearest airport is in Ostende (OST-Ostend-Bruges Intl.), located 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Knokke Station, Duinbergen Station and Heist Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Knokke-Heist?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 617 holiday lettings around Knokke-Heist. From 55 villas to 407 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Knokke-Heist?

Don't just spend a couple of hours at the beach. Round up your posse and find a place on its doorstep! The sound of rumbling waves and unbelievable ocean vistas? Heck yes! Luckily, there are 155 beachside getaway properties to whisk yourself away to. Alternatively, you might like trying something different. HomeAway has countless properties to pick from, including:

  • 103 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 46 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Knokke-Heist in a large group?

There's nothing better than staying somewhere entirely new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has some places suitable for large groups. House holiday rentals are the preferred option here for large groups of guests. Our worldwide database currently has 51 available. In the area, the properties that can house large groups of people include:

  • Looking for rentals that can sleep 6 people? We have 162 that will suit. Prices begin from just £52 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 66 rental properties that are suitable. You can get one for as little as £60 a night.
  • Looking for rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be pleased to hear we have 43 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £86 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your cousins and all your friends to Knokke-Heist.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Knokke-Heist?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your loved ones. Offering up plenty of value-for-money holiday rentals, you're sure to discover a fabulous den to suit everyone. Breewijk is a terrific area to check out if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 8 holiday rentals, and the average price is a modest £114 per night. Binnenstad is another great option. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £116 per night.