Getting engaged in Knokke? Find the best places for it here!


Looking for the ideal place to ask for your partner’s hand in marriage in Knokke? The possibilities at this stunning Belgian seaside resort are endless. Make your dreams come true in one of the ten most beautiful places in Knokke!

The cherry blossoms of De Zoete Polder

Go down on one knee on a romantic walk in the orchards at De Zoete Polder fruit farm! During the blossom season you can (provided you have informed us in advance) visit De Zoete Polder for a nice walk or a photo shoot among the blossoms of the cherries, mirabelle plums and greengages. De Zoete Polder can even arrange a photographer for you on request (just don’t tell your partner the photographer’s there for the two of you!)

Natural beauty in the Zwin

Are you fans of nature? Discover the Zwin Nature Park, a stunning nature reserve that is home to many species of animals and plants. Discover this cross-border landscape on a long walk with your sweetheart, straddling the border between the Netherlands and Belgium. Go down on one knee as your partner spots unique species of birds and immerses themselves in the park’s extraordinary flora and fauna.

Rooftop proposal

Looking for a view of the sea, Bruges and the Flemish countryside? The Skybar at The Memlinc Palace offers a range of delicious cocktails and tasty dishes all day long. You’ll feel just like you’re in a cool global city! Get an unforgettable experience with a real wow factor at this extraordinarily stylish location in Knokke.

Beach bar at sunset

Want to really experience the unique atmosphere of Knokke? Then take a seat at one of the town’s many beach bars! Pick a sunny spot and dive into the extensive drinks menu. Enjoy the sunset together, with your favourite cocktail in hand. The perfect setting to surprise your partner with a proposal! 

Proposal with culinary touch

Knokke is not only rich in incredible beach bars, but also in gourmet top restaurants. Do you and your partner regularly enjoy an intimate tête-à-tête over a Michelin-starred menu? Then Knokke is sure to have the ideal restaurant for you to ask that “oh-so-important question. The city is home to Sel Gris, Boo Raan, Cuines, 33 and so many other fabulous restaurants. Tip: talk to the chef in advance so the restaurant team can help you make your proposal perfect…

Beach, beach, beach

Feel the warm sand between your toes and enjoy a long walk along the beach with your loving partner. Soak up the sun on one of the many sunbeds, or why not check out the water sports facilities on offer? You could even try a more adventurous proposal on a paddleboard or even while waterskiing! Yes, please!

The delights of La Réserve

Say Knokke and the mind turns to “La Réserve”. Not far from Zeedijk and close to the shore of the Zegemeer is the presitigious La Réserve Resort Would your partner appreciate a slightly more intimate proposal, without the pressure of an audience? Then secretly order a bottle of champagne from room service and ask the big question alone together in your room. Or why not go down on one in the restaurant, where Michelin-starred chef Peter Goossens will soon be in charge of setting the menus!

Royal Zoute Golf Club

Are you fanatical golf players? Then a golf session at the Royal Zoute Golf Club is the perfect excuse for some alone… Play a couple of holes together and surprise your partner by going down on one knee out on the green. Be sure to get a photographer who “just happens” to walk by to help you immortalise this special moment! 

Heart-shaped waffles at Marie Siska

More than 100 years ago, Mother Siska pursued her dreams and created from scratch perhaps the most famous waffle house in Belgium. Her signature dish to this day are her heart-shaped waffles. Get your partner’s heart beating even faster and get the Marie Siska team to slip a ring into your partner’s glass of champagne. We’re sure those heart-shaped waffles will taste even better as a result!

Romance in Damme

Damme is a fairytale medieval town close to Knokke where time appears to have stood still. Surprise your partner with a visit to one of the town’s castle, unwind on a boat trip along the picturesque Damse Vaart or play a round of golf in Flanders’ first designated book town. Extra tip: why not enjoy a delicious meal in the charming and atmospheric Restaurant Siphon? Highly recommended!

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