De Haan is a beach resort along the Belgian seacoast in West Flanders. Thanks a clever real estate policy, De Haan has kept the charm of the years 1930, with a lot of white villas and no skyscraper.
Walk, play or sleep on the beach, bike on the seafront or in the country, take the tramway to Oostende or to Knokke-De Zoete...
- Strand, Zeedijk 19, ☎ 059 23 34 25. A brasserie on the beach. The ideal place to drink a trappiste or to eat a schrimp-croquette. €15-€25. edit
- Rabelais, Van Eycklaan 2 (centre, near tramway line), ☎ 059/43 33 99. Closed on Monday & Tuesday. Imaginative and tasty cooking. Cosy interieur. Efficient service. €100. edit
- Manoir Carpe Diem (Romantik Hotel), Prins Karellaan 12, ☎ +32 59 233 220 ([email protected], fax: +32 59 233 396), . A charming little four star hotel. Ideally placed in the Concessie (the white villas part of De Haan), near the beach, the natural "dune" reserve and not far from the village. €150-€250. edit