The Loon Apartment

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The Whale Watcher House sits on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the islands in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve.  Its location is second to none on the Avalon Peninsula. Day trips can include everything from checking out the newest UNESCO site in Portugal Cove South - Mistaken Point, to whale watching and birding in Bay Bulls or Witless Bay, to hiking the dramatic paths of the East Coast Trail. For more information on UNESCO's Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve in Portugal Cove South - click here.

This apartment consists of two rooms - a bedroom with private washroom, and a kitchen/living room area with double pull out bed - and a private washroom. (Don't forget to check the floor plan on the "Gallery" page on this website.)

  • Living room with queen-sized pull out sofa bed
  • Two bathrooms, each with over-sized showers
  • Kitchen area with microwave, fridge, toaster, coffee machine, etc.
  • All linen amenities – sheets and towels
  • Eating area with table, 4 chairs
  • Spacious deck off the kitchen/living area – outside seating for 4, and your own BBQ
  • Wireless internet
  • Iron and board
  • Lots of closet space
  • Clothes hooks for drying hikers garb
  • Plenty of parking


LITTLE THINGS – blankets for evening wraps on the decks; couple of new archaeological digs – Tors Cove and Bay Bulls; Maggie – not my dog, but of the “please love me, scratch me, feed me variety’; most helpful neighbour Jerry – former whale boat operator, current part-time boat builder, builder of the Whale Watcher House, and owner of Maggie the Black Lab; Church with sweet Sunday service (R.C.); sheep on the island across the water – they talk to you every day; sunrises that move your soul, heal your heart, and render you useless to anything but coffee and more of the same!)
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