Ones that think of Nieuwpoort, always think of sun, sea and beaches too. A coastal town suited for families with a variety of recreation possibilities at or alongside the sand beaches and the boulevard, which is a traffic-free area. A beautiful beach with many activities and cosy restaurants. The beach is very long and the average breadth is 50 meters.
During the high season the beach is fairly crowded, but if you take walk outside the town, you can enjoy the rest and space. The beach is not only attractive for ones that appreciate lying on the beach all day, but it also offers a broad range of activities for active persons.
A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Nieuwpoort 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.
There are many facilities near the beach, such as rental of beach chairs and windscreens, surf equipment, beach cabin, restaurants and bars. You can walk easily to the beach and there is professional surveillance. Furthermore Nieuwpoort perfectly suits for ones that like water sports and are looking for facilities such as a marina harbour and sailing schools. Surfers, divers etc. will definitely have a great time in Nieuwpoort.
A sunbath or a walk along the beach, playing fun or water sports. The very well maintained, white beaches of Nieuwpoort 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 Nieuwpoort 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 prohibited on the beach at Nieuwpoort on 15 June till 15 September.
Between 16 September and 14 June, dogs are allowed, although they still need a 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.