Less than a minute! That is how long it will take to walk to the white sandy beach at Ocean Gem Cottage. The cottage is just behind a little dune at the water's edge of Sheep Pond Beach, Prince Edward Island. As you relax with the sounds of the ocean and the birds soaring overhead let your worries drift away with the tides..... Your PEI vacation will start here with all the comforts of home.
The Ocean Gem beachfront cottage rental can sleep four guests lucky enough to select PEI as their vacation destination. The cottage with its open concept provides a fully equipped kitchen, dining, living area, den, bedroom and full bathroom as well perfect water views. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and a pullout in the den to sleep four. Should there be a need we can provide a single bed as well as the sofa bed allowing five guests to stay in the cottage.
There is a deck with ocean view that is secluded to provide you with privacy as you relax and enjoy the beautiful summer island days or cook your island cuisine on the BBQ. Lounge chairs are provided for your comfort as well as patio table and chairs. The evenings are special here at the cottage as the quiet of the day surrounds you and the starry sky keeps you mesmerized with its vividness and the sound of the waves come ashore. If you are by chance staying at the cottage during a full moon then take a walk along the beach as it is lit up with its glow.
This cottage rental is only a seven minute drive to the seaside town of Souris where you will find all your amenities; restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, fresh fish outlets, attractions, artists, farmers markets and Doctor Clinic's. The islands famous chef, Michael Smith has opened a restaurant in Fortune 10 minutes from the cottage. To be able to enjoy his delicious island cuisine recipes you have to make a reservation a year in advance.
Prince Edward Island is well known for its seafood; lobster, mussels, oysters, clams, scallops, halibut and haddock. You can find this fresh seafood at the Lobster Shack down the road before you cross the bridge into Souris and from other fish outlets that are located in the town. Also, we are known for our berries and fresh vegetables, which are located at the Farmers Markets throughout PEI and along the road at the local vegetable stands.
Eastern Prince Edward Island has lighthouses, golf courses (27 on PEI), craft shops, hills and harbours, country heritage red dirt roads, beaches with red sand, white sands and our famous singing sands, rivers, estuary's, bays and around every corner a vista that will make you fall in love with our little Prince Edward Island!
There are 50 beaches in eastern PEI along the East Point Costal Drive. The Basin Head (singing sands) is only 15 minutes from the Ocean Gem cottage. It is listed as the #1 beach in Canada and #2 in North America. Greenwich National Park and Interpretive Centre another great beach in eastern Prince Edward Island is 1 hour from Ocean Gem Cottage. Here you will find parabolic dunes and a floating bridge along the trails you will find there.
Besides beaches there is lots to see and do in eastern PEI such as visiting and climbing to the top of lighthouses, clam digging, trout fishing, visiting local craft shops, kayaking, canoeing, wind surfing, deep-sea fishing and tuna charters just to name a few. If you enjoy fishing then you should go to North Lake the "Tuna Capital of the World" and try your hand at catching one of these blue fin giants of the sea.
There are three Provincial golf courses in eastern Prince Edward Island. If you are looking to do some golfing during your PEI vacation the Links at Crowbush is 37 minutes, Brudenell and Dundarave Golf Courses are 34 minutes from Ocean Gem cottage. Rollo Bay Greens a small 9 hole is only 7 minutes from the cottage. There are several more Golf Courses in eastern Prince Edward Island and all about an hour from the cottage.
For more attractions, activities and information about eastern Prince Edward Island take a look at the other pages on this site.
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