We stayed in the Tower Room of this living, working, museum lighthouse, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Tower Room retained its vintage character, while having all the modern conveniences. A clawfoot tub and a shower! The view out the bedroom and bathroom windows looked out to the sea. Very romantic, yet comfortable. When I booked the room, I didn’t realize what a fabulous beach and trails were located there, so it was a very nice surprise. Dinners were 1 km away at Sandals, and were better than we expected at this rather remote location. Breakfasts were continental. Manager Chuck Bartle was quite welcoming, answering our questions about the lighthouse and beach, and showed us one of the more modern rooms, which were recently renovated and very nice, each with its own beachside balcony.
On your way to the lighthouse, stop at the Acadian Museum in Miscouche, Cap-Egmont Bottle House, and Mont Carmel cathedral and graveyard. Note you keep seeing all the same Acadian names you learned about at the museum on mailboxes, businesses, and in the graveyards. We also enjoyed the North Cape Coastal Drive, stopping to do the Black Marsh Nature Trail and have an excellent lunch at the restaurant at the tip of the North Cape. Fantastic bread, pies.
The Tower Room is great for lighthouse lovers, but the newly renovated annex rooms are much nicer th...
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