INDIGENOUS ACCOMMODATION & RELAXATION
Make yourself at home with your Indigenous hosts
Experience hospitality like never before. Indigenous Peoples have been living on this land for thousands of years, and we’re proud to extend our legendary hospitality to visitors from near and far. Whether you’re looking for the comfort of an Indigenous-owned and operated resort hotel, the adventure of sleeping in a yurt or traditional teepee, or a fun leisure activity, rest assured you’ll find it here.
REST AND RELAX: INDIGENOUS STYLE
Your comfort takes precedence
Settle into one of Canada’s many Indigenous owned and operated resorts and hotels, where your comfort is the top priority. Escape to decadent adventure resorts, luxurious hotels, rugged wilderness lodges or intimate inns and B&Bs. No matter where you spend your days, we’ll make sure you have a soft place to lay your head.
HEAR NATURE’S HUM
Spend your nights closer to nature
From rugged charm to rustic chic: whether you prefer a secluded lakeside cabin, an RV and tent campground with plenty of kid- and pet-friendly facilities, or glamping in a teepee, it’s here waiting for you. From coast to coast to coast, you’ll find modern and traditional Indigenous outdoor accommodations with a warm welcome from your Indigenous hosts.
ENTERTAINMENT AND LEISURE
Where wanderlust meets fun and relaxation
Indigenous hosts offer some of the best golf courses and driving ranges in Canada, as well as casinos and gaming experiences. And don’t forget about Indigenous owned and operated spa and wellness retreats, or wineries with tasting rooms, tours and cellar door sales. If you’re looking for the best way to combine your favourite leisure activities with the trip of a lifetime, look no further.
Port Hardy, British Columbia
When you walk through the doors, smell the fresh, invigorating fragrance of cedar. Enjoy the delicious West coast flavours of an Aboriginal-inspired menu at the onsite restaurant Ha’me’ (which means food) or sip a local brew in Nax’id’ (which means drink). Listen to the elders as they share a history going back over 12,000 years.View Listing
Nestled on the banks of Akiawenrahk River and only a 14-minute drive from Old Québec, the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations welcomes you to the Huron-Wendat reserve of Wendake. The boutique First Nations hotel offers 55 rooms & suites inspired by First Nations culture. The rooms are amazingly comfortable and the decor is simple and unique, yet modern. The renowned in-house restaurant, LA TRAITE, offers the finest Northern Quebec gourmet cuisine and in the summer, you can enjoy food and drinks on a patio surrounded by nature. After dinner, relax in the Indigenous-style natural spa or take a swim in the indoor swimming pool.View Listing
Escape to the “Basecamp of the Rockies,” only 35 minutes west of Calgary and discover the Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino; a vibrant combination of affordable comfort, premier casino gaming and family-friendly adventure with first-class service and warm hospitality in Kananaskis. Surrounded by stunning views, our mountain resort playground offers countless amenities, including a state-of-the-art casino, an exhilarating pool, hot tub and waterslide, family-friendly dining and sports lounge.View Listing
TRADITIONAL INDIGENOUS DWELLINGS
Longhouse, bighouse, pit house?
Did you know that traditionally, many Indigenous Peoples saw their dwellings as both a place of rest and an important location for community and ceremony? Learn about the many types of traditional Indigenous dwellings and how some are still used today.Learn More
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