Feel like taking a day trip or
eager to explore the island?
The recommendations below are just
a small offering of what awaits you
when you visit Crimson Cove.
Prince Edward Island is proud to be “Canada’s #1 Golf Destination. Whether you’re a beginner, a regular player, or dreaming of turning professional, you’ll find just the right course, and fees lower than you might expect.
Why play a course, when you can play an entire Island?
Golf image courtesy of Stanhope Golf & Country Club
More information can be found at https://golfpei.ca/
Reservations please call 1-866-GOLF-PEI (465-3734)
THINGS TO DO
GRAHAM’S DEEP SEA FISHING - Stanley Bridge
Fish for mackerel and cod (and whatever else you might reel in) on this authentic fishing boat. Tours are booked daily. Great staff prepares your catch on board, so you can take it home with you.
There are so many beaches to choose from but these are three of our favourites.
THUNDER COVE BEACH
So close to Crimson Cove cottage, you MUST go to Thunder Cove. Stunning sunrises and sunsets, it's a favourite of locals and out-of-towners. But it's not that well-known, so it's rarely super-busy. Visit it early in your stay, because you'll be sure to want to go back again and again. NOTE: There are no lifeguards or washrooms at this beach.
CABOT BEACH PROVINCIAL PARK
It's free to use the stunning beach at this Provincial campground. Great stretch of beach that is patrolled by lifeguards, but is rarely super-busy. There are washrooms and change rooms on the grounds.
CAVENDISH BEACH - PEI NATIONAL PARK
Miles of sand dunes, barrier islands, sandstone cliffs, wetlands, and forests. The beaches of Cavendish are part of Prince Edward Island National Park. The road through the park leads you to a choice of many access points to the beach which offer a safe place to park and walkways to the water, with supervised beach and swimming area.
For a complete listing of other beaches:
CONFEDERATION CENTRE OF THE ARTS - Charlottetown
Information on performances and show times can be found on their website. Musical theatre, visual arts and interactive experiences – truly the Centre for all Canadians. Taking in a performance of “Anne of Green Gables” is highly recommended for first-time visitors.
Ceilidh (pronounced “KAY-lee” is Celtic for a musical gathering or also known as a kitchen party. If you are looking for a fun night out for the entire family we highly recommend going to a ceilidh. Two of our favourites can be found in Stanley Bridge and at the Malpeque Women’s Institute Hall. Make sure you go early to get a seat! Strawberries and ice cream served at intermission is a tasty local tradition.
For a full listing of ceilidhs dates and times: http://www.ceilidhs.ca/
SHINING WATERS FAMILY FUN PARK – CAVENDISH
Shining waters features over 40 attractions (water slides, petting zoo, rides) split into 6 themed areas.
SANDSPIT AMUSEMENT PARK – CAVENDISH
Fun for the entire family is the number one priority at Sandspit. That is why the park has so many activities geared towards families playing and spending time together. Ride the spectacular 70 foot ferris wheel, with a fantastic view of the park and the nearby beaches.
CAVENDISH BOARDWALK – CAVENDISH
A great place for your “touristy” shopping. T-shirts, hats, postcards, knick-knacks, and all things PEI. There’s a Cow’s Ice Cream shop, as well as other fast and easy foods available such as pizza and fish & chips. A great place to kill a couple of “rainy day” hours.