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3 reasons why your dog loves a holiday by the sea

A holiday by the sea with your dog is not only fun for you, but also for your four-legged friend. Dogs love the new sounds, smells and adventures that a seaside holiday offers. Do you also see that your beloved pet … Read more

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Fresh shrimps and fish at the Vistrap in Ostend? How fish vendors succeed every day

Are the shrimps at the Vistrap in Ostend really fresh every day? Go shrimp fishing with the fishing boat O.62 Dini. Journalist Hans takes you on a report during an exciting night on the North Sea. ... Read more


+15 shops and restaurants within a maximum of 1 km from your holiday apartment

“Are there shops and restaurants in Ostend near Het Appartement and De Loft?” Our guests regularly ask us that. We can immediately reassure them. There are bakeries, chip shops, supermarkets and catering establishments. Feel free to go on holiday without… Read more

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Working by the sea? Good idea! 7 reasons to meet and work in Ostend

Working by the sea is a fantastic idea. You can rent your desk with a sea view from us. You can hold meetings with the salty sea air, brainstorm after a refreshing dip in the waves, develop your vision with the fresh wind still blowing… Read more


5 advantages of our location on the Zeedijk in Ostend

“Such a great location”, a tenant emails us after her stay. And yes, tenants regularly mention the location of Het Appartement and De Loft as an asset. Why? In this article we list the 5 most frequently mentioned assets of our location ... Read more

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Corona and your holiday by the sea – Enjoy your holiday in Ostend without any worries!

Renters of holiday homes are sure of their place on the beach this summer. Everything you need to know about corona for your holiday by the sea in Ostend ... Read more

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15 bird species that you will encounter during your holiday on the Belgian coast

Ornithologist Jan Rodts lists 15 bird species of which there is a good chance that you will find them on the Belgian coast. Discover the most popular seabirds in this article. … Read more

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Watching seals in Ostend. Yes, you can!

"We see a seal from your apartment!" Our guests send us this regularly. Because yes, there are more and more seals in Ostend. And they show themselves. We do not only rent the Apartment and the Loft with sea view… also with… Read more

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Music in Ostend. 5 essential songs about the Queen of Seaside Towns for your holiday by the sea

Music in Ostend? Yes, you certainly will. It is also nice that Ostend regularly appears in a song. “Oostende Bonsoir”, sings Arno. “Ostend, One city is not the other”, De Mens sings about the Queen in their singel … Read more

Is the apartment still available?

Is Het Appartement or De Loft on the Zeedijk in Ostend still available? We often receive this question via text message, email and telephone. Then we look together for the availability of our apartments with frontal sea view. But did you know ... Read more


Your holiday beach in Ostend from the air

The beach, the sun and the sea. They feel great in this drone video. Our guests Christine & Marco Branco emailed us after a successful holiday. We are happy to share it with you! Unique images With their DJI Mavic ... Read more


“Sunset over the North Sea. Fantastic to take pictures here ”

“Gulls flying by. The salt water that splashes against the breakwater. The waves that continuously roll on the beach ... That photography is so nice. ” Karen Ravache, holiday guest in our apartment, discovered this during her holiday in the apartment with sea view in ... Read more


Why it is often better weather on the Belgian Coast

The weather on the Belgian coast can sometimes differ significantly from the weather in the interior. Gray in Ghent or Antwerp, but perhaps sunny on the beach. Do you know why? 5 facts about the weather on the Belgian coast. ... Read more


Where can you find the most famous cocktail bar on the Belgian Coast?

The most famous cocktail bar on the Belgian coast… and by extension Belgium? You will find it in a well-hidden place in Knokke. Solve the riddle in this article ... and treat yourself to a mix previously drunk by Leonardo ... Read more

A beautiful modern apartment with everything on one. Tasty Cava on arrival, shops and restaurant within walking distance. The view is formidable !!!!!! Very nice is the garage where also the beach stuff is present.

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Sand on traces of coastal tram? The new suction dredger resolves it

Sand is nice to play in and to build sandcastles with. But it is a disaster between your sandwiches and a disaster on the tracks of the coastal tram. De Lijn solves this last problem with a ... Read more


Activities on the Zeedijk in Ostend

Your holiday home on the Zeedijk in Ostend is perfect for exploring the Queen of Seaside Cities. There is a lot to visit and experience for young and old. There are the annually recurring events such as Kids @ Oostende, Theater aan zee ... Read more ... Read more

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Nice holiday with these 5 facts about the Royal Galleries of Ostend

Anyone who stays in a rental apartment on the Zeedijk in Ostend is guaranteed to walk through the Royal Galleries. This gem of the disputed King Leopold II is unfortunately in a dilapidated state. But who knows, the real renovation may finally be in sight. What … Read more