12 one-of-a-kind accommodations available in winter in Lanaudière

November 01, 2023

Lanaudière abounds in lodgings that offer a unique experience: bubbles, yurts, cabins in the trees, teepees and even a hobbit house. There’s no lack of choice! Contrary to what you might think, most of these out-of-the ordinary accommodations are equipped to welcome visitors year-round—even in winter.

Here are our top suggestions for unique accommodations this winter in Lanaudière.

1. Bulle Orion at Les Pieds sur Terre | Saint-Calixte

Bulle Orion is the first full-glass bubble lodge in Lanaudière. Whatever the season, it’s a magical place to enjoy a good night’s sleep under the stars in the heart of nature. The bed has a heated mattress to add to your comfort in winter, and there’s a private spa near the bubble to complete the experience. Dogs are welcome in the bubble as well as in all the other unique lodgings available at Les Pieds sur Terre.  

bulle orion

2. Kabania’s cabins in the trees| Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci

Kabania is a popular place for its unique accommodations that are available year-round. The cabins on stilts are equipped with a wood-burning stove, creating a warm and cozy setting even on cold winter days. The pavilion is the place for communal cooking and sharing good times. The living area is a great spot in which to chat with other visitors, play board games or relax in a hammock with a glass of wine.


3. Tiny houses at Spa Natur’Eau | Mandeville

Ideal for two people, the tiny houses at Domaine Natur’Eau are actually spacious and beautifully decorated. You’ll feel right at home as soon as you step inside. They have all you need for a comfortable stay:  living area, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. The proximity to the Natur’Eau spa makes it easy to combine your visit with a full day of relaxation, complete with body treatments and access to the thermal experience.

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4. Yurts and cabins at Chalets Lanaudière | Rawdon

A must-visit in the region, Chalets Lanaudière has been renting out yurts and cabins for several years. These one-of-a-kind lodgings are comfortable and close to nature. Perfect for visitors seeking privacy and originality.

cabanes chalets lanaudière

5. Coolboxes and teepees at Auberge du Vieux-Moulin | Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie

Besides cottages and rooms at the inn, Auberge du Vieux-Moulin now offers four Coolboxes located nearby. They have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Included is access to the inn’s various amenities: indoor pool, spas, sauna, snowshoe trails, skating rink, slides and much more.


6. Tiny cabin at Estonia Hébergement Nature | Rawdon

Estonia Hébergement Nature is a small, eight-room inn in Rawdon. It features a communal kitchen, a large living area to share good times and, above all, a thermal spa zone with sauna. An easy 20-minute walk away is a tiny off-grid cabin that’s both comfortable and intimate. Equipped with a wood-burning stove and the necessary cooking equipment, it has all you need to cocoon comfortably for the whole weekend. But you can always head back to the main lodge to enjoy the facilities there. It’s the perfect combination of comfort, relaxation and a change of scene in the heart of the forest.


7. Yurts at Ma yourte au cœur des collines | Sainte-Julienne

Ma yourte au cœur des collines is a family-run business offering a tiny cottage and—as the name suggests—several yurts. Besides traditional yurts they also have the Kamook, which is a cross between a yurt and a bubble lodge. Comfortable year-round, this very original accommodation is fully equipped to ensure a truly pleasant stay.


8. The “Maison de Hobbit” and “Nid d’elfe” at Les Pieds sur Terre | Saint-Calixte

The Hobbit House at Les Pieds sur Terre in Saint-Calixte has been available to rent since the spring of 2023. Highly original, comfortable and with a touch of fantasy, this cabin will really appeal to fans of Tolkien’s famous fantasy world. The Elf Nest treehouse located next door is just as enchanting and original.

yourte hobbit

9. Coolboxes at Auberge du Lac Taureau | Saint-Michel-des-Saints

The celebrated Auberge du Lac Taureau now offers four-season Coolboxes. Fully equipped with kitchenettes, these new accommodation units offer guests complete autonomy combined with access to all Auberge facilities and activities. An experience to enjoy with the whole family, including your pet pooch!


10. Yurts at Lac Copping | Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci

The Lac Copping campground now has five new magnificent four-season yurts that look and feel just like high-end cabins. Each is fully equipped and lovingly decorated with a unique theme. Add to that some fine views of the frozen lake and you have the makings of a truly memorable stay.


11. La Cime | Sainte-Béatrix

Nestled in the mountains, La Cime’s three-level luxury micro-cabin on stilts offers guests the perfect place to get away from it all. The cabin features a private thermal experience complete with your very own relaxation area, spa and dry sauna. It’s a truly peaceful place to unwind in nature.

la cime

12. Expérience Equinox | Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind immersive experience any time of the year with Equinox. Discover their fully equipped dome lodgings nestled in the heart of nature. These special places are designed to offer a high degree of comfort year-round. In winter, stay warm around the wood-burning stove while taking in the beauty of the surroundings. Your private spa and outdoor fireplace are also available at any time, guaranteeing an outstanding experience whatever the season.

expérience equinox

Check out all the unique accommodations available in the region.