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 Bruinisse. To help you make friends with Bruinisse before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Bruinisse, Netherlands, is a popular summer destination in the Netherlands, in particular among Dutch and German tourists. Its location on the Schouwen-Duivenland island in the Zeeland Provence creates good opportunities to practice water sports. Bruinisse receives more tourists in summer than it has citizens (just under four thousand people call Bruinisse home).
Mussel fishing and tourism are the main sources of income for Bruinisse, Netherlands. Needless to say, you can find high-quality mussels in the restaurants in this cosy town after a day of activities. Due to its location, there are plenty of water sports that you can practice from Bruinisse, among which are diving, sailing, canoeing, and sport fishing. Ask the tourist information office or your hostel in Bruinisse, Netherlands, for more information. If you like to take your day a bit easier, you might as well enjoy one of the beaches close to Bruinisse.
If you want to do cultural activities, you can learn how cheese is made at a cheese farm, learn at the Watersnoodmuseum about the North Sea Flood in the mid-twentieth century that killed almost two thousand Dutch citizens, or visit the Neeltje Jans educational fun park (where you can learn how the Dutch deal with living under sea level and protect themselves against the rising sea level). Each of those cultural landmarks are not in Bruinisse itself, but nearby in the region.
You will not find many hostels in Bruinisse, Netherlands, and what exists is not a typical hostel and not always available for individual travelers. Your Bruinisse, Netherlands hostel targets big groups, like school and sport clubs. It is recommended to check in advance if they are open to individual travelers. If there is no Bruinisse, Netherlands hostel available when you are visiting, consider booking a hostel elsewhere in the region, such as Domburg, Renesse, and Vlissingen. You may be able to do the same activities from those towns as from Bruinisse, so booking a hostel in one of those towns may be a good alternative to a Bruinisse, Netherlands hostel.
Written by local enthusiast for Bruinisse hostelsMartin Straatman