Places to stay along the most pleasant creeks in the Meetjesland

Places to stay along the most pleasant creeks in the Meetjesland

Lose yourself in reverie in the creek area

The Meetjesland: its breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages, and awe-inspiring creek area. This is where water and nature form a sleepy landscape where you can completely unwind. For a short hike or for a wonderful weekend getaway. Because there's no shortage of superb accommodation in and around the Meetjesland creeks. The perfect location to escape the hustle and bustle and relax in nature.

So: some well-earned 'you' time or a romantic weekend for two in a wide-open landscape? We've listed some cool accommodation tips, just for you. All you have to do is choose, book and enjoy!

The best places to stay in the Meetjesland creek area

Wandering around this accommodation address, you'll find yourself in an oasis of peace and coziness. Each of these addresses are in close proximity to the creek areas, where birds set the tone along with trees and broad vistas. Be sure to check out the hiking or biking trails in the area. The easiest and fastest way to discover the Meetjesland from your relaxing base among the creeks.


The Bomloze Put (Watervliet)

Just south of the Leopold Canal, you'll find the Bomloze Put. At some point in the past, the waterbroke through the dikes here, flooding the nature and creating the unique landscape.But the Bomloze Put is also a lovely hotel tucked away in the greenery. A cozy, charming B&B wherethe only sound that wakes you is the chirping of the birds-and the wafting aromas of the deliciousbreakfast, of course. Tip: why not try a regional beer from the fridge? Bottoms up!

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Dike house De Maretak (Assenede)

Explore the green nature of Assenede in search of the hidden creeks that are waiting to be found. Delve through small forests and walk along large ponds. Dike house De Maretak is the perfect base camp to explore the local creek area. This charming little building is the epitome of coziness, lovingly decorated by the owners.

After a long day of hiking and biking in the area, you can come home and kick back with the whole party. Snuggle up around a pot of Leuven stew and warm your feet. Or prepare a tasty meal in the fully-equipped kitchen. And unwind in the nicely-appointed living room with its comfortable sofas.

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B&B De Bijenkorf (Assenede)

Stay in the heart of Assenede, in a B&B surrounded by a perfectly maintained green oasis. Close by: the cycling and hiking paradise where you can get lost in nature for hours. Nothing has been overlooked here. The host couple welcome you with open arms and are happy to show you to your double room.

Rooms are equipped with everything you need for an unforgettable stay. Breakfast will make your mouth water - even if you follow a special diet. Because here every guest gets special attention, no matter whether your diet is gluten-, lactose- or sugar-free. Tip: take a refreshing dip in the pool if the weather is nice!

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Ter Roeselaere (Sint-Margriete)

Greenery as far as the eye can see! Right in the Meetjesland creek area of Sint-Margriete you will find holiday home 'Ter Roeselaere'. The perfect spot to feel the river breeze, walk on the paved polder roads or explore the region by bike.

The home offers 5 bedrooms, so the whole family can come and enjoy. Start a roaring fire in the hearth on chilly evenings. Or prepare a tasty meal in the kitchen. And then cozy up on the couch with a view on the meadows and polders.

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De vakantieschuur (Sint-Laureins)

Want to spend a night in style in the Meetjesland with the whole family? Then De Vakantieschuur is the place to be, a barn converted into a holiday home.

The barn has been tastefully decorated by its owners and offers you all the comforts you need. The kids will love owners Ditte, Bet, Kristel, Jos, their 5 sheep and the big turkey. Fun in the country and a breath of fresh air.

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De waterputhoeve (Sint-Laureins)

A place where cattle used to sleep is where you will now find a gorgeous B&B. Indeed, the former stables of the Waterputhoeve have been transformed into wonderful accommodation. You are right next to the Meetjesland creek area here. But if you want to look a little further afield, that's possible too. The Leopold Canal is just around the corner and leads you to Damme and Bruges.

Book one of the cozy rooms and unwind in a country setting. During the day you can hike, bike, explore the local cafe and restaurant scene, or visit charming villages. Highly recommended!

Come to this farmhouse and fall under its spell.

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Holiday home Zonnehof (Sint-Margriete)

In the Meetjesland polders, you will find the recently renovated holiday home Zonnehof, near Sint-Margriete. Sink into one of our 12 comfy beds, or enjoy the tranquillity on our 2 terraces. You can hear the rustle of the wind across the broad fields. You can see a heron having a ball in the creek behind. A kestrel hangs in the air with his eyes on its prey. That's right, here you can get away from it all for a while.

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De Molenkreek (Sint-Margriete)

If you want to stay close to the creeks, De Molenkreek (Mill Creek), as its name suggests, is the perfect choice, with the creek literally curling around this farmhouse. When the operators of De Molenkreek first saw this farmhouse back in the day, it was love at first sight. That's probably why you'll often see this wonderful spot in photos on the Meetjesland. It's a picture, as they say. And a very hospitable environment close to the Belgian-Dutch border.

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B&B De Hemelse Polder (Sint-Laureins)

Another top address right in the heart of the creek area. Not too far from the Roeselare creek and for tourists who still know 'the old road' to Retranchement, on the way from Ghent to one of the most beautiful spots by the sea in this part of Europe. Right in the heart of the Zwinstreek, but also 100% Sint-Laureins and therefore "Endless Enjoyment".

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Holiday home Heilige Rita (Waterland-Oudeman)

The village name 'Waterland-Oudeman' already conjures up images of a pleasant stay in the Meetjesland creek area. From this border village, you can get to know Zeeland Flanders by bike, as well as our glistening creeks and miles of dikes on the Belgian side of the border. Pop into De Roste Muis and sample delicious eel, or another regional dish with Muizebier.

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Nummer tien (Waterland-Oudeman)

This holiday home is also located in the border village of Waterland-Oudeman. The owners of this accommodation, the De Causemaecker family, are involved in the 'Boer Zoekt Bank' (Farmer Seeks Bank) project. You can cycle through our magnificent polder region, coming across picnic benches every now and then. Time to take a break and enjoy the peace and tranquillity here on the border. At Nummer Tien, you'll find out what Meetjesland hospitality is all about. Relaxed, at your own pace. That's how we do it here in our creek region.

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