Tthe northeastern tip of PEI is a rare and special area. Visitors touring "Bays & Dunes" will find great landscapes, fishing ports, beaches and trails.
Souris is the main commercial centre and also the terminus for the ferry service to the Îles-de-la-Madeleine; a coastal town also rich with culture and scenery. Basin Head boasts some of the Island's best beaches where pure white sand stretches for miles. Camp at the Red Point Provincial Park or stay at a classy country inn or wonderful B&B. While touring "Bays & Dunes", keep your eyes peeled for some charming tea rooms and cafés; Mount Stewart, Cardigan and Naufrage are a few suggestions for a nice break.
Visit the Elmira railway museum, the most easterly point of the Confederation Trail, a hiking and cycling trail developed on abandoned rail line. At East Point, the lighthouse lookout yields a dramatic view of the "meeting of the tides", where the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence blend with those of Northumberland Strait. Stop in St. Peters for a snack, bicycle rental or even to check in to one of the campgrounds, B&Bs or fine country inns.
"Bays & Dunes" also is a haven for golfers. Try the Links at Crowbush Cove, one of North America's top courses according to Golf Digest. Smaller courses, ideal for families, are not far away.
Check in to one of several accommodations among these villages, and tickle your taste buds with some of the best seafood available. Many of the properties listed below are members of: