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

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)
Weather

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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Knokke-Heist?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 388 holiday rentals near Knokke-Heist. From 230 Condos/Apartments to 122 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Knokke-Heist is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Knokke-Heist?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Knokke-Heist:

  • Sint-Michiels: 32 holiday homes
  • Sint-Gillis: 67 holiday homes
  • Sint-Kruis: 54 holiday homes
  • Sint-Andries: 42 holiday homes
  • Assebroek: 63 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Knokke-Heist Beach: 605 holiday rentals
  • Zwin: 536 holiday rentals
  • Museum Sincfala: 660 holiday rentals
  • Het Zwin: 543 holiday rentals
  • Beverly Screens: 581 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Knokke-Heist 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 Condos/Apartments in Knokke-Heist?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 230 Condos/Apartments in Knokke-Heist. Our other popular types of Knokke-Heist holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 122 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 4 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Knokke-Heist?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Knokke-Heist. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.