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Artsy Knokke-Heist will entice you

The area's theater scene and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Knokke-Heist. This walkable city is known for its golfing, casino gaming and coffeehouses. Bruges Market Square and Basilica of the Holy Blood are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Knokke-Heist a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 69°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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Knokke-Heist?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 457 house rentals around Knokke-Heist. From 277 Condos/Apartments to 125 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Knokke-Heist is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Knokke-Heist:

  • Duinbergen: 31 vacation rentals
  • Sint-Gillis: 53 vacation rentals
  • Wenduine: 53 vacation rentals
  • Sint-Pieters: 40 vacation rentals
  • Sint-Andries: 36 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Knokke-Heist?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Knokke-Heist. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Duinbergen Station: 707 home rentals
  • Knokke-Heist Beach: 652 home rentals
  • Knokke Casino: 650 home rentals
  • Zwin: 577 home rentals
  • Museum Sincfala: 713 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Knokke-Heist?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 277 Condos/Apartments in Knokke-Heist. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Knokke-Heist include:

  • Houses: 125 lodging choices
  • Villas: 39 lodging choices
  • Studios: 284 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Knokke-Heist?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 75 vacation homes with pool available in Knokke-Heist.