Antwerp & Ostend
OSTEND is located only 45 minutes from Calais and is without doubt Belgium’s premier seaside resort. It boasts wide sandy beaches which stretch for six miles giving you plenty of room to top up that tan. Ostend has a host of superb nightlife which makes this attractive seaside town an excellent reason to visit Belgiums best coastal attraction. There are a large selection of pavement cafés, late night bars and a ton of good-value restaurants most famous for their amazing fresh seafood. Im sure you are already aware that Belgium is without doubt one of the worlds premier beer and lager producers meaning they have an amazing selection on offer for you to sample and enjoy. There are many live bands which often play in the main square. The nearby Kapellestraat complex offers good shopping opportunities.
Ostend attractions – Superb beaches, Brugge City, Casino, Wellington Racecourse, Europatoren Tower (100 metres high), Water Sports, Street Markets, 5-mile seafront promenade, only 45 minutes from Dover and excellent nightlife to name a few.
ANTWERP is without doubt the Nightlife Capital of Belgium making this fantastic city more suited to older teams and adults for their touring destination. The city is approximately 35 miles north of the historic city of Brussels and also close to the Dutch border, meaning you can play your pre-arranged fixtures in either country. Antwerp boasts over 2,000 pubs, cafés, jazz bars and a whole host of night-clubs. The Belgiums are also famous for their relaxed culture and hospitality. There is so much sightseeing to do, you will never be bored throughout your stay, why not explore some of the many squares and mazed streets of the Old Quarter or maybe check out the dozens of diamond shops which are what the city is most famous for. With other attractions ranging from the spectacular Cathedral and the brewery museum to an excellent range of designer shops making Antwerp a favourite for some of our groups who return annually.
Antwerp & Ostend Hockey Tours
A few of the attractions – Over 2,000 cafés and bars (do you really need any more), optional boat trips through the River Scheldt, Diamond museums which include the famous Rubens’ House (where the master lived and worked), impressive shopping centre and many Exotic night-clubs just to name a few.
· Both destinations are perfect for adult groups.
· Ostend is only a 45 minutes drive from the port of Calais. Antwerp is just under two hours from Calais.
· Antwerp has a huge number of bars & restaurants with over 500 different beers & lagers.
· Fixtures can be organised in Belgium, Holland or France
HC Derby International Easter Tournament
Friendly Match Arrangements
Fixtures & festivals will be pre-arranged in Belgium or just across the border in Holland or France. Each club has private grounds inclusive of changing facilities and well maintained pitches. You may find the club also has a bar with clubhouse.
All of our hotels which we use are centrally located offering comfortable and clean facilities which include en-suites in all rooms.
ROYAL ASTRID, (OSTEND) Based on 2 & 3 bedded rooms (bed/breakfast): With its perfect location only 50m from the sea and a very short walk into the central Ostend. It provides comfortable rooms and all with en-suite bathrooms, tv, radio and phone. Facilities also include an indoor pool with spa facilities.
CENTURY HOTEL, (ANTWERP) Based on 2 & 3 bedded rooms (breakfast): For ten years we have been sending our groups over to the Tourist hotel and regular groups return annually. Its location in the centre of the diamond district and only ten minutes walk to the main area where all the bars and cafes ae located. Rooms are comfortable and have private facilities; the hotel also offers a restaurant and lively bar.