With our rich culture and history, and the beauty of our gentle rolling landscape that touches the warm salty waters, it is easy to fall in love in Rustico. Every day is another memory in the making. What could be better at teh end of a perfect day than being greeted by the welcoming atmosphere of a cozy, intimate five-star historic inn with romantic and luxurious accommodations?
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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.
Includes a one hour romantic horse drawn carriage ride for two with “Matthew” around the Lake of Shining Waters
Located in Park Corner the Campbell home, that L.M. Montgomery called the "wonder castle of my childhood", was built in 1872 by her Uncle John and Aunt Annie Campbell. The first Campbells settled here in 1776 and it is still in the Campbell family after over two hundred and thirty years. Here, L.M. Montgomery, author of the world famous novel Anne of Green Gables was inspired to write many novels and it is the setting for Anne's Lake of Shining Waters.
The Farmers' Bank of Rustico, a National Historic Site, operated from 1864 to 1894 as the first people's bank and is credited with being "the precursor of the credit union movement in North America". The museum describes the settlement of the community by the Acadians and the establishment of the bank by Father Georges-Antoine Belcourt, and Genealogical Centre of Rustico Acadian families. The Doucet House (c. 1772) Acadian log house offers interpretive programs.
This is picnic lunch you can bring on your Carriage ride.
Take a walk through the setting of Canada’s bestselling novel of all time, Anne of Green Gables! Written by Island author L. M. Montgomery. The tales of a spunky, carrot-topped Anne Shirley have entertained readers for years. The house and ground have been lovingly restored and decorated in exquisite detail to match the world Lucy Maud described. Retrace her footsteps down beautiful Lover’s Lane or bravely venture down the path of the Haunted Wood.
A casual fine dining experience for two.
Marvel at the rugged, red sandstone cliff’s that run along the Islands’ North Shore. Build a seaside palace, sand sculpting programs take place at the beaches throughout the park. Cruise the Gulf Shore Parkway on a Coastal Cruiser. Rent one of these fun multi-person bikes and pedal your way through some of the prettiest scenery on PEI. Hike the trails, take in the panoramic views of the dunes and sing along with colourful characters at an evening campfire where you will hear stories of the past and present. Best of all, dive right in to the warmest waters north of the Carolinas. The supervised beaches are some of the most popular swimming areas of the island!