About the B&B:
B&B Moerkantheide is having 2 stars of the federation of Tourism Flanders.
There are 8 twoperson-gastrooms. On each room there is a bathroom with shower, toilet and wash-hand basin. There are also some children's beds. Bedding and towels are provided.
There is a dining-room with sitting area and TV.
In the morning we will provide breakfast. If you wish also to have a meal here in the afternoon or evening; there is a communal kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals. Would you prefer not to cook, but eat here? Then your meals can be delivered to us by a caterer. There are also a lot of restaurants in the area. We also have a barbecue corner, where you can eat with your family or friends.
Our holiday farm is also suitable for groups of +- 16 people.
There is a parking area for your car, but we also have an indoor parking for bikes.
We are a recognized bicycle accommodation. You can rent bikes here, and obtain cycling tours, who are leading you through the most beautiful natural places in this area.
We have 16 new bikes that we rent.
For customers who stay with us; the price for renting a bike is €8 per day. For people who do not stay here; the price of renting a bicycle is €10 per day, we ask €50 guarantee per bike + one driver's license or something else as guarantee for the bike. This will be returned by returning the bike.
In this environment there are many cycling- and walking trails. So there are: the cycling network, LF 2 Stedenroute, LF 13 Schelde-Rheinroute en LF 50 Jeugdherbergroute.
Also walking tours, such as NS, GR 5 and GR 11 (grenspad).
You can get cycling tours here, but also at the tourist office at 500 meters from here.
Horse wagon trip:
An other way to explore the environment is a covered wagon trip with Friesian horses.
We make wagon trips in and around Essen. A wagon trip is ideal for many occasions, like a birthday party,communion, wedding, reunion, ... By a marriage; you have the oportunity to rent a horse-drawn carriage in the Karrenmuseum.
You can decide with us, wich trip we are going to make.
Customers can free use our indoor pool. If you like the pool is heated during your stay (not needed in hot weather), we ask a contribution, please ask about this in advance by your reservation. So the pool is on temperature by your arrival.
Essen is located in the north of Antwerp, near the Dutch border.
In this wooded area are "de Wildertse duintjes" and "de Horendonkse bossen". Followinng are the 5 beautiful natural areas around Essen: "de Kalmthoutse heide" on 4 km, "de Ruchpense heide", "de Buissche heide", "de Wouwse plantage" and "de Maatjes". On 500 m, there is a sports and walking park with tennis courts and anathletics track, there is also an tourism office and "het Karrenmuseum" (a museum with old horse-drawn carriages).
The "Oosterschelde" is on 20 minutes by car. There is also a bowling alley at 5 km and a ski slope on 12 km.
Below you will find some pictures of the rooms, common room and the terrace.
More nights: € 31 /person/night
1 night: € 35 per person
Kids under 10 years: -50%
Kids under 3 years: free
Allowance single room: + € 13/ night