The Lodge at Pine Cove Finds Sweet Spot with Retreats and Soft Adventure Packages

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Specializing in upscale, activity-based vacations and romantic getaways, The Lodge at Pine Cove (http://www.frenchriver.com), an eco-friendly Ontario resort on the scenic French River, has found their niche, combining soft adventure experiences and special retreat packages with upscale accommodations and fine dining in a wilderness setting.

SUP Paddle Boarding on the French River

... The Lodge at Pine Cove’s French River location couldn’t be bested for offering outdoor adventure experiences to vacationers looking for a romantic, active, upscale getaway.

The Lodge at Pine Cove (http://www.frenchriver.com) is a stylish wilderness lodge located on Wolseley Bay on the scenic French River. Specializing in outdoor activity-based vacations and romantic getaways, this luxury, eco-friendly Ontario resort has found a niche market catering to active couples and families interested in outdoor sports and wilderness adventure. By offering this unique combination of, romance, soft adventure experiences and innovative retreat packages, coupled with upscale accommodations and fine dining, The Lodge at Pine Cove has found its sweet spot within Ontario’s tourism industry.

The Lodge at Pine Cove would appeal to any vacationer with an appreciation of fine food, luxury accommodations and nature, but owner Alex Strachan realized that there was also a market for Ontario resorts that could provide romantic soft adventure vacations. “I felt that The Lodge at Pine Cove’s French River location couldn’t be bested for offering outdoor adventure experiences to vacationers looking for a romantic, active, upscale getaway. Its quiet wilderness setting is ideal for many creative pursuits as well. Its peaceful and inspiring surroundings, conducive to learning and quiet reflection, provide the perfect environment for artists and photographers, and for group events like creative writing workshops and yoga retreats,” says Strachan.

Closed over the winter, The Lodge at Pine Cove will be reopening in the spring of 2015 with some exciting adventure packages and the return of a couple of their most popular retreats and workshops. The 4th annual Write on the French Creative Writing Retreat takes place from May 8 through May 13, 2015. Open to writers of all skill-levels, this six-day writing retreat helps participants to improve their writing skills through lectures and one-on-one time with some of Canada’s foremost writers and editors, while enjoying a pampered stay at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Also back by popular demand, noted personal trainer and certified yoga instructor Renee Holden will lead the spring Women’s Body and Soul Retreat from May 21 to May 24, 2015. This four-day yoga and nature retreat takes relaxation and rejuvenation to the next level combining luxurious waterfront cottage accommodations and fine food with yoga classes and paddling adventures on the historic French River.

New for the fall of 2015, The Lodge at Pine Cove will be offering a 3-night Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure. The sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has become very popular and The Lodge at Pine Cove wanted to give their guests the opportunity to learn how to SUP, or improve their SUP skills, as they paddle the beautiful French River. Leading the Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure on the French River will be Jessica Rando, a certified Flatwater and River Stand-up Paddleboard instructor with over 15-years experience as a high-performance paddle coach and personal trainer. Another unique and adventurous way to discover the French River, The Lodge at Pine Cove’s SUP Adventure includes upscale cottage accommodations, fine dining, SUP instruction and all equipment. And, like all The Lodge at Pine Cove adventure retreats and workshops, guests participating in the Paddleboard Adventure can take advantage of the lodge’s hiking trails, kayaks and canoes during their free time.

About The Lodge at Pine Cove: Offering upscale outdoor activity-based vacations and exciting wilderness adventure packages, The Lodge at Pine Cove is the finest resort on the French River. The Lodge at Pine Cove is the ideal French River lodge for romantic couples’ getaways, family vacations, resort weddings and corporate retreats. Surrounded by pristine wilderness, The Lodge’s stylish waterfront cottages boast handcrafted furnishings and screened porches overlooking the water. Located in one of Ontario’s premier eco/adventure regions, The Lodge at Pine Cove offers peace and beauty, recreational activities, outdoor adventure packages and upscale dining. Call 705- 898-2500 to book your Ontario resort getaway at The Lodge at Pine Cove or visit http://www.frenchriver.com for more information.

Contact Information:
Alex Strachan
The Lodge at Pine Cove
PO Box 91
Noelville ON P0M 2N0
705-898-2500

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