Sucrerie de la Montagne (Sugar shack), Rigaud, Quebec, Canada

If you want to find a sugar shack open year round, where the owners have the pleasure of welcoming tourists from around the world, please, this place is the Sucrerie de la Montagne in Rigaud. M Pierre Faucher and his son Stefan will be delighted to meet you and tell you the passion they have for this fantastic natural site, this sugar bush of 120 acres offers you the opportunity to know the history and culture of Quebec and Canadian ancestry. The place is in a century-old maple forest. The visit gets you back in the past and you can be part of the history of an era. The current site is like a village of yesteryear with the sugar shack, the bakery, cottages, trails in the forest and it continues to grow while respecting the nature and tradition of yesteryear. You can simply visit it but you can not leave without tasting its homemade dishes, maple syrup, bread made on site, their delicious sugar pie and much more. It is the ideal place to visit with family, friends, to mix with the tourists who appreciate our traditions, in short, you will feel that you will return soon even before you left …

Tips

You can spend a few days in the cottages that can accommodate between 3 and 6 people, celebrate your birthday, your wedding, make business meetings, making your reservation by phone or email. Children under 5 years are free.

There are several trails to walk a few kilometers in the forest.

You have a gift shop where you can purchase the book by Pierre Faucher (owner): Chronicle of a rooted life.

Check on their website the menu and activities of Christmas Season to have a good time with the family or firends.

 

Be Live Collection Canoa Hotel, La Romana, Dominican Republic

The Be Live Collection Canoa Hotel is a resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic located near the Eastern Nature Park and Bayahibe Beach. It is directly on Dominicus Beach. It is an all inclusive hotel and you can find several types of rooms and also villas for couples or families. There is a spa where you will find jacuzzis, saunas and you can have the opportunity to get massages. Standard rooms have one king or two double beds according to your request, flat screen TV, complete bathroom with separate shower, hair dryer, coffee maker, minibar and a large terrace overlooking the gardens and the amenities of the hotel complex but the wi-fi and the safe have extra charges (payable locally). There is also an area for adults (18+) with personalized check-in and check-out services, 2 bars with premium drinks, unlimited wi-fi access throughout the hotel, pool and exclusive beach with beds Balinese and butler service and concierge.

Tips

When making your reservation, you will be able to book a standard room, a deluxe room, a villa or other, according to your needs and of course, there will be some inclusions depending on your choice.

There is also the possibility of having a room for couples with 3 children and on request you can have a cot in all rooms.

Kasbah Valentine, Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Valentine is a guest house located in front of the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, 30 km from Ouarzazate. It has 10 air-conditioned rooms spacious enough, decorated in Berber style, with private bathrooms. There is plenty of natural light in all rooms. Upon arrival you will be welcomed in the traditional way with a mint tea and pastries. There is an onsite restaurant that serves the most typical Berber dishes: couscous, tagine, soup, salad, etc. The most valuable area of this house is the terrace from where you have a breathtaking view; it is also the ideal place to enjoy breakfast or a drink while watching the beautiful surroundings and of course with your camera in hand!

Tips

If you really want to be in a typical place, away from the big city, next to the Kasbah, this place is ideal. The owners will do everything to make your stay unforgettable.
It is best to make a reservation in advance because the house also welcomes groups who are visiting the country, whithout reservation, you might be forced to look elsewhere.
You also have an area next to the restaurant, where you can buy some crafts and even beautiful tagines.