The province of Prince Edward Island
lies off the Eastern coast of Canada
in the group of provinces called The Maritimes. This small but beautiful island provides vacation rental visitors with many options for condo rentals and other types of accommodation. Flights are available from Canadian and American cities but you can also drive to the island from New Brunswick
over the dramatic 13-km long Confederation Bridge. Ferries are also available from Caribou, Nova Scotia
On the north side of PEI is the community of Darnley. Situated near Malpeque Bay, after which the famous oysters are named, Darnley accommodations are close to everything you could want in a PEI holiday
. Only a ten minute drive from Darnley vacation rentals is Cabot Beach Provincial Park
. With a large day-use area, an activity centre with children's programs and the warm, calm water of Malpeque Bay for swimming, this is an excellent place for a day trip from your lodging
. The beach is made of the red sand for which PEI is famous and there is a naturalist on staff who offers guided nature walks.
Approximately 30 minutes east of your Darnley condo rental is Cavendish Beach
. Located in Prince Edward Island National Park, this 8-km long beach offers stunning views and very long walks. It is accessible from a number of car parks and has a boardwalk that guides you through the sand dunes. Bring a picnic from your vacation rental and enjoy splashing in the waves and building sand castles along the shore
On your way back to your accommodation stop in at Green Gables, home of Prince Edward Island’s most famous fictional citizen
. Named for the distinctive green roof, it is the destination of tourists from all over the world and was designated a National Historic Site in 1985. The much loved story of Anne Shirley is also replayed every summer as a musical presented at the Charlottetown Festival
. It is a one hour drive from Darnley vacation rentals or condo rentals to Charlottetown. Along with the annual festival, this vibrant seaside town offers great maritime music, excellent seafood and fascinating maritime history
For golfers, your Darnley condo rental could not be better placed. Darnley Greens is a relaxed 9-hole course that will provide a day of fun for golfers of all skill levels. If you have the time you can explore the many other courses on the island. Prince Edward Island is known as Canada’s #1 golf destination
, so you are bound to find the course for you.
With accommodations in Darnley you are never far from beaches, golf courses, restaurants and theatres
. Enjoy the tranquility of Prince Edward Island and go home refreshed.