A blissful holiday at the seaside (Zalig Aan Zee) is the motto of the five holiday homes in Knokke-Heist, the most fashionable seaside resort on the Belgian coast. The former fishermen’s houses which are not far from the beach can accommodate 6 to 14 people. Their rustic/casual flair – with natural, robust materials and colors that evoke the beach, dunes and the sea – creates a relaxed holiday atmosphere. Throughout the houses there is recycled wood from old scaffolding with a patina of cement and other signs of usage.
The houses have a similar floor plan and are all furnished in the typical “Zalig aan Zee” style. On the ground floor is the combined open living room with kitchen. The garden with lounge area and fireplace looks like an extra room, because it features wood-paneled walls and a stone floor just like the living room. The bedrooms are on the first floor and the attic. A paradise for children is the sleeping loft under the gable with its built-in beds and additional pull-out beds.
What to do
Beach, water sports, tennis, horse riding, golf, mini-golf, cycling.
Trips to Bruges and Damme.
Why we like this house
The casual atmosphere and the natural, robust materials.
This house is great for
These houses are ideal for a holiday with children.
Details of the property
Region/Town: BE – Belgium, West Flanders, Knokke-Heist
Name: Zalig Aan Zee
Scenery: Seaside resort on the Belgian North Sea Coast
Number of guests: depending on the house 4 to 8 adults and up to 8 children
Architecture: Old & new
Design: Stefaan Van Dyck | Kathleen Cassiers (renovation and interior design)
Special Features: Five independent cottages