This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Oostduinkerke. To help you make friends with Oostduinkerke before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Oostduinkerke, Belgium, is a coastal town in the province of West Flandern. Around eight thousand five hundred people live in Oostduinkerke, which is a part of the municipality of Koksijde. The French border is less than twelve kilometres away. Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is around a hundred thirty kilometres southeast. Brussel offers countless flights to international destinations, if you come from abroad. Departing from Brussels, it is a ninety-minute drive. If you do not have a car or you do not want to rent one, you can use the public transport system; buses and train links are available. The municipality is a popular summer holiday destination.
The biggest attraction for tourists is the beach and the relaxed atmosphere on the coast. The atmosphere in the seaside resort is rather quiet; it is not a party place. Even if it can get quite windy, it is a suitable destination for the whole family. There is enough space for smaller kids to play in the sand and to play any sort of beach sports. The beach stretches all the way to France. Oostduinkerke offers great options for a walk along the coast and boasts a nature reserve, too. Another interesting tourist attraction are the shrimpers on horsebacks. It is the only place worldwide where you can see this sort of fishermen.
If you want to visit the region in summer, you can expect average daily maximum temperatures ranging from nineteen to twenty degrees Celsius. However, there are periods with warmer temperatures possible, as well. Be prepared for some rain, too -- between ten and thirteen rainy days occur in summer. In winter, the maximum temperatures are mostly between three and four degrees Celsius.
A big source of income for this coastal town is tourism. Therefore, you can find plenty of hotels along the coast. Additionally, if you are seeking a hostel in Oostduinkerke, Belgium, you are in luck. Your Oostduinkerke, Belgium hostel mainly focuses on families with kids or school classes, but if you are a backpacker and you do not mind having kids around you, you can have some relaxed days in a Oostduinkerke, Belgium hostel. The place offers free Wi-Fi just as most of the hotels do.
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