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The PEI Gay Tourism Association

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PEI Gay Tourism Association

PEI Gay Tourism Association

Members of the Prince Edward Island Gay Tourism Association are proud to welcome you to the place we call home. Many of us were born here while others have chosen to live here but we all agree it is one of the friendliest and welcoming places you could ever visit.

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Whether you decide to roam our colourful countryside, stroll along the many miles of beaches, golf at a top-rated course, participate in a kitchen ceilidh, browse through our many craft shops, enjoy our Authentic PEI Experiences, or simply laze in a hammock - you get to choose.

Prince Edward Island Gay Tourism Association Members

Prince Edward Island Gay Tourism Association Members

The Harbour House

In quiet residential area, two blocks from city centre, easy walking distance to downtown attractions, theatre, restaurants, shops, Victoria Park and waterfront. Free private parking. Bicycle storage. Laundry facilities and internet on premises. Spacious rooms have private bath, one or two queen beds, or two twin beds plus sofa bed. Some have balconies. Suites have whirlpool baths, king-size bed, kitchenette, balcony. All rooms and suites have air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, DVD player, mini-fridge, wireless internet. Full breakfast with all home baking. AE, MC, V accepted.  » More

Duchess of Kent Inn

1875 designated restored Heritage home with unique 3-storey "turret" corner. Antiques. Victorian charm. Same owner/innkeeper (Sharyn) for 30+ years. In historic downtown Charlottetown. Confederation Centre, theatre, Province House, Victoria Park, waterfront, Confederation Trail, restaurants, museums, shopping-all within short walk. No smoking. No pets. One-, two- and three- bedroom "turret" suites; one spacious guest room (two beds). All have private bath, AC, telephone, cable TV/DVD, free WiFi. Separate guest kitchen (comp. tea, coffee ,hot chocolate), living room. Breakfast on request, extra ($3.75). Bicycle storage. Gay friendly. Open year round( advance reservation). Off-season & single rates.  » More

Barachois Inn

Barachois (Bar-a-shwa) Inn is nestled in a historic Acadian settlement (c. 1763), with rolling landscape touching the sea. Farmers' Bank of Rustico, National Historic Site, PEI National Park, Cavendish's white sand beaches and Green Gables nearby. Central location. Luxurious inn decorated with art, antiques. Gallant House (c. 1880), recipient Heritage Place Award 2011; MacDonald House (c. 2001), complements Heritage House. Luxurious suites - kitchenettes, fireplaces, balconies, exercise/sauna/meeting rooms - ideal for special events. Five air-massage/two Victorian tubs, one shower. CD/stereo, cable TV, telephones. Gay friendly. Minimum two nights in high season. Interac, MC, V accepted.  » More

Sundance Cottages

Welcome to Sundance Cottages. Located 800 m east of Cavendish intersection, we offer a safe and peaceful setting on nine acres of grounds with ocean views and vegetable gardens for your own picking. You can choose among modern, spacious, air-conditioned, well decorated and impeccably clean one- to four- bedroom cottages. Complete kitchens with dishwasher, remote-control cable TV/DVD, phones, queen-size beds, some with king size beds, whirlpool tubs and propane fireplaces. All cottages have picnic tables, barbecues and decks to watch the beautiful sky over the ocean. Large play area, a new firepit area, sport equipment, board games, heated pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, fax, free Wi-Fi, laundromat, meeting room, mountain bikes and movies. Minutes to beach. Romance, golf and family packages available. Our family looks forward to your visit. Michelin recommended. AE, DC, Discover, MC, V accepted.  » More

Oasis Resort (The)

PEI's only nudist resort. Beautiful, private, secure wooded area.  » More

Dundee Arms an eden property

Be enamoured by the charm of this refurbished Queen Anne Revival mansion and modern annex rooms. Details of comfort and care ensure a most delightful stay. Guest robes, complimentary wireless internet, expanded cable television, air conditioning, hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, in-room coffee, beautiful Aveda soaps and shampoos. The Dundee Arms is a truly authentic Inn featuring 22 tastefully decorated rooms, our award-winning Griffon Dining Room, English-style Hearth and Cricket Pub and beautiful outdoor patio. Non-smoking property. Major credit cards accepted.  » More

Rustico Resort

Gorgeous, peaceful setting on the water, yet central to everything.  » More

Briarcliffe Inn

Come listen to the quiet at this multi award-winning Inn. Elegant, warm antique filled rooms with romantic French country charm. This 1914 farmhouse has been lovingly restored, featured on HGTV, in Harrowsmith Country Life and National Geographic Japan Travel Magazine. Our guests tell us they've never felt more welcome, received such a sound sleep and been better fed. We are an excellent location for canoeing, kayaking, walking or swimming at Salutation Cove just below the Inn. Very centrally located, 12 minutes from Confederation Bridge, 20 minutes from Summerside and only 45 minutes from Charlottetown. LGBT friendly.  » More

Shipwright Inn

Award winning B&B. AAA/CAA three diamond, TripAdvisor Excellence Award.  » More

Great George (The)

Designed around the senses, Charlottetown's Historic Boutique Hotel is a unique cluster of 15 award winning heritage buildings showcased by rich accents and detailed interiors. Located in the heart of downtown, central to golf course, restaurants, waterfront, shopping and theatre. 60 individually appointed traditional and deluxe rooms, romantic hideaway and efficiency suites.  National Award Winner for Tourism Excellence as presented by the Globe and Mail.  » More

Fitzroy Hall

Elegant home of one of the most prominent gentlemen in Charlottetown in the 1870s, Alexander Brown, a banker, married to the daughter of Hon. George Coles, Father of Confederation and Premier of PEI. Designed to be large and impressive, yet with a welcoming air. The warmth of the home still remains with two large front living rooms featuring marble fireplaces and a winding staircase to spacious, well-appointed rooms on the upper two levels offering rich colours and luxurious comfort. Short, quiet walk to downtown theatre and dining. AE, MC, V accepted.  » More

Cranford Inn

The Cranford Inn is a 4.5 star bed and breakfast with beautifully appointed rooms, exceptional personalized, bilingual service and incredible breakfasts! We are rated the #1 bed and breakfast in Charlottetown by TripAdvisor. The Cranford is a truly elegant contemporary accommodation with fireplaces and balconies,located centrally in historic Charlottetown. Our Inn is designed to provide the comfort of a first-class hotel while maintaining the charm and personal touches you look for in a great PEI bed & breakfast. The Inn is steps from excellent restaurants,theatre, historic and cultural experiences. The Cranford offers a portal to all things "Island"; the National Park, beaches, ocean, golf, culinary delights,and arts and culture. "Vicki's Top 10 Not to Be Missed Experiences" is the true insider’s guide. Breakfast at the Cranford Inn is a three-course delight with made on site offerings with only the freshest local ingredients. Gay friendly. Wi-Fi and parking included in our great rates.  » More

Hotel on Pownal (The)

The Hotel on Pownal Urban Comfort and Conference Centre is a recently renovated 45-room hotel in downtown Charlottetown. Conveniently located within a short walk to shops, theatre, dining and the waterfront. Ideal setting for day tripping on the Island. Choose from traditional rooms with two doubles, one queen or one king, family and efficiency suites, or deluxe suites. The Hotel on Pownal's attentive staff will ensure a pleasant, comfortable stay. Smoke-free, air-conditioned. Complimentary "season's best" breakfast, parking, Internet and 24-hour coffee, tea and treats.  » More

Graham Inn (The)

A warm welcoming, casual elegance and great amenities are what you will experience during your stay at our intimate 6-room breakfast inn. Unwind in our new indoor saltwater pool; enjoy spacious private indoor and outdoor guest facilities and peaceful, sound proofed guest rooms with ensuite. Also included in your stay is a full gourmet breakfast, 24-hour beverage station, treat of the day, National Park Pass, in-room TV, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and more.Located in a peaceful country setting between Cavendish and North Rustico; just minutes from some of the best entertainment, restaurants, beaches and golfing that PEI has to offer. Open year round, bilingual service and gay friendly. Interact, Visa, MC accepted. Ideal for an intimate gathering or meeting.  » More

Around The Sea

Featured in The National Post, CBC and CTV - Around The Sea rotating house, rental suites and tours (ATS) is the world’s first rotating house with luxury condo rental suites, located in North Rustico on Green Gables Shore on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Overlooking PEI’s National Park beach, the 5000 sq ft, two-storey home (plus 3000 sq ft basement available for tours) has four 625 sq ft condo rental suites on the main level and because the entire house rotates slowly throughout the day, every suite gets an ocean view! Every guest stay includes a welcome basket filled with local goodies to eat in your kitchen, on your 50' deck while enjoying the sun, or to take to the beach via the private path. Operating 365 days of the year, ATS welcomes guests from around the world who wish to have a truly unique vacation experience.  » More

Sonata Inn ( The )

Quiet heritage building, walk to historic downtown Charlottetown.  » More

Experience PEI

Experience PEI provides visitors with the opportunity to participate in hands-on experiences by interacting with interesting, knowledgeable Islanders. If you love seafood, come with us as we take you clam digging or oyster tonging. Learn all about lobster while helping a fisherman haul traps and then dining on board. Try your hand at sand sculpting or cooking with a chef. Go on a GPS Adventure Quest or help train a falcon. Make fused glass, own a racehorse for an evening, learn to sail, carve a candle or take photography and painting lessons. We offer the Island's widest range of unique experiential activities and can customize for larger groups. Let us help make your Island visit a truly memorable experience.  » More

Gallery 18

Gallery 18 offers an impressive selection of fine art, original antique maps and prints, old and collectible books, vintage posters, ephemera, small decorative items and furniture. The gallery is wheelchair-accessible.  » More

Green Gables Heritage Place

Walk in the footsteps of one of Canada's most celebrated authors and immerse yourself in the landscape that inspired the setting of Anne of Green Gables. Part of L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site, Green Gables Heritage Place is truly a national treasure. Explore the original house, 19th century gardens, farmyard and walking trails, including the Haunted Wood and Lovers Lane. Enjoy animated bilingual interpretive events, films, displays, gift shop, The Butter Churn Café and more! Group reservations requested. Visit our website for more information.  » More

Landmark Café

Licensed, casual dining. Featuring fresh seafood, vegetarian and meat choices.  » More

Lobster on The Wharf

"Charlottetown's premier seafood restaurant", Lobster on the Wharf has earned this honorable title since its opening in 1986. Enjoy the freshest of Island seafood (steak, chicken, pasta, or a children's menu) as you watch the boats come and go from our wharf decks or enjoy the indoor air-conditioned comfort. Be sure to stop by our lobster pound on the way out to stock up for later or order seafood for the trip home.  » More

Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst National Historic Site

See what compelled Louis Denys de La Ronde to write in 1721, "...Port-la-Joye, one of the most beautiful harbours that the eye can behold." Walk the Old Harbour Path and discover the rich history of settlement, conflict and change during the struggle for control of North America and learn about the importance of this site to French, Mi'kmaq and British history. The site also offers an extensive trail system, engaging learning programs and a truly unique picnic experience on the grounds of the old fort with spectacular views of Charlottetown.  » More

Prince Edward Island National Park

Discover the stunning beauty of the Island's North Shore as you relax, swim and play on the seven supervised beaches in PEI National Park, including Cavendish, Brackley, Stanhope and Greenwich. Explore kilometres of scenic forest trails or take a bike ride along the spectacular Gulf Shore Way. Engage in fascinating learning activities and immerse yourself in Island culture through music and stories at evening campfire programs. Play a round at the breathtaking Green Gables Golf Course. Visit our website for a schedule of activities and to download the Park Guide.  » More

Province House National Historic Site

The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is Charlottetown's most significant cultural landmark. Walk in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation as you learn about the history of this magnificent example of neo-classical architecture and see how it remains a centre of political life for Islanders today.  » More

Rossignol Estate Winery

The Rossignol Estate Winery offers a remarkable variety of premium quality table wines, fruit wines and liqueurs. Visit our farm winery, vineyard and art gallery, where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Northumberland Strait, sample our fine wines, and peruse a wonderful selection of original artwork created by Dagny, John, and friends.  » More

Rustico Resort

The Island's only 18-hole golf course where you can stay in air-conditioned waterfront cottages, have your children entertained in out Summer Kids Program, and join the family for the North Shore's best pizza after your round. End with stand-up paddle boarding at sunset.  » More

Dunes Café & Studio Gallery (The)

Chef Norman Day and his team offer inspired cuisine in dining room, lounge and deck. Featuring fresh local produce and seafood, Island beef and homemade desserts, beautifully presented on the Dunes handmade pottery. Enjoy spectacular flower/water gardens, ocean and dunes. Recommended in New York Times. Gay friendly.  » More

Dunes Studio Gallery and Café (The)

Architecturally striking complex overlooks beautiful water gardens. Canadian crafts by 50 contributing artists. Watch Peter and Joel produce exquisite pottery. Art Gallery features paintings, prints by local artists. Annex building features furniture, fashions, jewellery, fine art, housewares, garden art. Dining room offers inspired cuisine. Gay friendly.  » More