Lameque and Miscou are small islands located off the Acadian Peninsula in New Brunswick. These destinations make for the best rustic getaway you can find in Canada. The region consists mostly of French-speaking islands, but you can get by in English.
These islands are a national ecological treasure. So most of the pursuits consist of cultural expeditions, outdoor exploration and other activities. There are few luxury options. Therefore, you’ll have to get by with quaint inns and cottages. However, the best way to enjoy your time here is by camping.
Here is the best accommodation you can find on Lameque and Miscou.
B&B Aux Peupliers
This cozy inn is located at 66 du Pecheur Street North, in Lameque. It’s just 69 km from Bonaventure Airport. So, you can make it there by rental car or taxi. It’s within walking distance of various fine eateries such as Le Kabernet, the Pinokkio pizzeria and Le Sub Royal.
Nearby tourist spots include the Eglise Ste-Cecile, the Ecological Park of the Acadian Peninsula and the New Brunswick Aquarium. You don’t need a reservation and the inn’s facilities are immaculately clean. The rooms feature double and single beds.
This camping site is located at 237 Chemin Gauvin, Lameque. It has cottages and all the facilities you’d need for a comfortable stay. You also have the option of camping out in a tent or parking your RV in their camping spot. Their kitchen is modern, and they have well-trained staff who will cater to all your needs.
The menu includes gluten-free and vegan options. Another significant aspect of this site is it’s proximity to the parks, beaches and a splash pool. The spacing between cottages is adequate, so you are assured of a peaceful night’s sleep.
Auberge Renaissance Inn
This secluded inn is located at 382 Saint Raphael Nord, Lameque. The building is a quaint little 1950s style structure. The lot features a private backyard where you can enjoy uninterrupted relaxation. In the evenings, you also get to enjoy some time next to the outdoor fireplace.
The meals consist of a vegetable-heavy menu. All the ingredients are organic and locally grown on the island. If you have a licence, you can rent an electric bike to help you tour the area.
This is Miscou Island’s premier camping spot and is located at 10554 Route 113, Miscou. It features 100 full-service camping spots with a connection to electricity and water. The washrooms and showers all have hot water. The site also features three children’s parks for your kids to play.
They also have trailers and cabins you can rent if you don’t enjoy sleeping in tents. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance and other attractions as well. Miscou camping and cottages is open between July and August every year.