Ostend, also known as “the city by the sea”, is a cosmopolitan coastal city located in the province of West Flanders, Belgium. With over five miles of sandy beaches, you will find it to be an ideal place to live or have a second residence in Belgium.
Here at Ostend you can enjoy the coastal scenery and take an energetic bath at the North Sea. Afterwards, the many shops, bars and restaurants at the seafront promenade will charm you and invite you to try the delicious gastronomy of the city.
There is no better place to live and to sample the delicacies of the sea than on the seaside. Many restaurants, bars and bistros at Ostend offer a wide variety of dishes, including the sole, shrimp croquettes and “tomato filled with shrimps”.
The nightlife in Ostend also makes it a great place to live or to have a second home, as it offers something for every taste. From pubs and clubs to cinema complexes and family activities, everyone can have a pleasant time later in the evening.
Ostend has plenty of activities all year round for families and people of all ages, from the Christmas market, Theatre by the Sea, Oostende at Anchor to the Carnival weekend.
Due to its charm, glamour and beautiful coast, it is no surprise that numerous directors have used Ostend as a film location.
If you are looking to have a second property in Ostend, transport will be a big plus, as Ostend has its own airport. In addition, you will find many options to make a trip along the coast, due to its beautiful harbour and yacht basin.
Without a doubt, Ostend is an ideal place to live!