Unforgettable holidays at our most beautiful resorts

Published on May 7 2021

Looking for the perfect holiday? Book a stay at an Outaouais resort! Whether you have your heart set on a fishing trip, a starry sky or a campfire by the lake, unplug and make beautiful family memories. Paddle, pedal, swim and play in a stunning outdoor setting. Our 15,000 bodies of water, natural beaches and forests are waiting for you. Here are our top picks! 

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon: A family paradise


Strolling along kilometres of beach, building the most impressive sand castles, swimming in crystal clear waters… Were describing the Outaouais! The Centre touristique du LacSimon offers you a thousand possibilities in an enchanting setting. Pedal through a grove of white pines, go for a hike in a mixed forest, or spend the day on the water in a canoe, in a kayak or on a paddleboard. Theres also plenty of beach fun for the younger set, including a giant trampoline, colourful slides, a climbing rock, a pirate ship and climbing games! After an active day, relax in a cabin or ready-to-camp unit or at a campsite. 

Where

1216 Principale Street, Duhamel

Good to know

Water sports equipment and bicycles are available free to children under 17 in a family group. You can bring your own boat or rent one on site. New in 2021: some boats are available at Lac de la Ferme.

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Village Majopial holiday village: blessed peace !


Youll fall in love with Village Majopial and its wilderness setting on the shore of Thirty-One-Mile Lake in the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau. Spend the night at the MinitikInn or in a cabin, and enjoy the clear waters of this immense lake (one of the largest in the Outaouais!). Go canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding in the early morning to fish or watch the sunrise. Sleep on an island in Thirty-One-Mile Lake Regional Park. Take a waterskiing lesson or explore the nearby woods. Dont leave without sampling the fresh local fare at the LHuile dOlive restaurant! 

Where

353 Lac des Trente-et-Un Milles SR, Bouchette

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Fairmont Le Château Montebello: More than 40 activities to choose from 


Its no wonder Travel + Leisure magazine ranked Fairmont LeChâteau Montebello one of the top10 resort hotels in Canada in 2020! This historic resort is known for its charm, its unique architecture and the beauty of its natural surroundings. Set in 300acres of forest, the worlds largest log cabin offers over 40 activities: aquatic centre, yacht club, spa, golf, tennis, volleyball, croquet, cycling, kayaking, hiking, and on and on! Whether you crave an active vacation or a relaxing break, youll find everything you need to enjoy a multitude of experiences in absolute comfort. 

Where

392 Notre-Dame Street, Montebello 

Good to know

Several seasonal packages are available.

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La Pointe à David: A peninsula in the heart of the Baskatong


This popular family holiday destination will surprise you. Located on a peninsula on the Baskatong Reservoir, La Pointe à David (Davids Pointoffers kilometres of sandy beach and unspoiled natural landscapes. Theres lots to do in summer: fishing, kitesurfing, sailing, excursions by boat, kayak, pedal boat or canoe, play modules for the children, and (why not?) outdoor moviesAn authentic tourist resort, including cabins, inns and restaurants, in the heart of the wilderness. 

Where

1777 Baskatong Road, Grand-Remous

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Air-Eau-Bois Outdoor Base: Come play outside


Located on the shore of Lac du Poisson Blanc, Air-EauBois Outdoor Base is the ideal place to have fun in nature. Introduce your children to the joys of the outdoors with a wide range of activities, including rock climbing, archery, fishing, survival workshopsand tales told around the campfire. Air-EauBois is a unique place to hike, explore the islands by canoe, kayak or paddleboard, or simply relax on the beach. To make the most of your stay, sleep on site in a campground, shelter or B&B. 

Where

32 Chemin de la Base de Plein Air, Denholm

Good to know

Stay tuned: new accommodation options will be available this summer!

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Now is the time to plan your vacation! No matter where you choose to go, one thing is certain: the Outaouais has some great places to get out and about, relax and unwind. 

And what if an encounter with some local animals could satisfy your need for nature? Treat yourself to a little animal therapy. A walk with a soft-fleeced alpaca is a guaranteed mood lifter! 

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