Your dog is allowed on the beach. However, there is one exception: from 1 June to 15 September, dogs are only allowed in three dog zones between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
1) Sint-Idesbald: from the municipal border with De Panne to the Pieterlaan (approx. 350 metres),
2) Koksijde: between Elisabethplein and Sint-André (G. Scottlaan) (approx. 1,170 metres),
3) Oostduinkerke: between Felix Timmermanslaan and Paardevissersweg (Groenendijk) (approx. 1,625 metres).
The zones are indicated locally and can also be found in the https://myrs.pics/svg/file-pdf.svg leaflet that can be downloaded from the official Municipality of Koksijde website.
More information: https://koksijde.com/pdf/2012_folder_belgie_zon_zee_zorgeloos.pdf
You can rent chairs, windbreakers and umbrellas at various beach pavilions in Koksijde.
Het is in Koksijde verboden vanaf het strand te hengelen in zee in de bewaakte zone tijdens de uren dat baden en zwemmen in zee toegelaten is.
Biking on beach is forbidden by the municipality Koksijde.
There are free showers at various beaches in Koksijde.
Access to and use of the beaches of Koksijde is (of course) free.
Bredene is the first and only Belgian coastal town with a nude beach.
More information: http://bredene.org/en/beaches.php#nudist
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Most shops, beach clubs, bars, terraces and restaurants remain open during the weekends in the low season. Many are also open throughout the week.
Each year the low season in Koksijde begins after the autumn holidays till the beginning of the spring holidays. Several shops, beach clubs and restaurants use this period to rebuild, renew or for vacation. As a result, during this low season period, not all stores are opened every day.
Furthermore there is no general period when all the restaurants, bars and shops are closed. All entrepreneurs determine the temporary closure individually. Therefore is there are, also in the low season, enough shops and restaurants opened for you to enjoy.
[Answer in Dutch]
Zeedijk 319, Koksijde
t. +32 496 506702
Fluithoekweg 9A, Koksijde
t. +32 476 401 378