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General Information Regarding Ongoing Extended Bubble Considerations

Bird Island Bed and Bubble Vacation Home

Many events and attractions, such as the Bird Island Puffin Festival which takes place in July, have been cancelled for 2020 due to uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. Please call ahead or enquire as you plan your days.

Bird Island Bed and Bubble Vacation Home is the perfect retreat for those looking for a relaxing and spectacular vacation destination. We are located in Elliston, in the beautiful eastern region of the Bonavista Peninsula of Newfoundland. Sit back and observe as the seasons unfold from your dining and bedroom windows. Watch while Bird Islands' water craft, calling seabirds, drifting icebergs, breaching whales, shifting sea breezes and crashing waves beat their nautical rhythms around you. Unwind while the comings and goings of local traffic rolls out before your eyes.

Elliston is the "Root Cellar Capital of the World" (www.rootcellars.com). Some Elliston root cellars are 400 years old. The area boasts the closest viewing of puffins from land in North America. After exploring the Puffin Site, enjoy a swim at Sandy Cove Beach. And be sure to drop in at the James Ryan Shop, a fascinating example of the mercantile history of the Bonavista Peninsula. The Shop, now the Elliston Adventure Craft Store, also serves as the Visitor Information Centre. A visit to the Sealers Memorial Site, or a walk along the area's world class hiking trails can complete your memorable day.

Bird Island B & B truly is the ideal base for all of your Bonavista Peninsula adventures. Elliston is a minutes-long drive from the communities and towns of historic Bonavista, Port Union, King's Cove, Trinity. Experience local hospitality at its best! A choice of local cuisine is available through take-out and/or delivery. Physical distancing will be required in-house at restaurants. Wake up after a great rest knowing that your day offers great company and good times.

Bird Island Bed & Bubble Vacation Home Operations

Charlotte Kramp-Ritman, host and operator of Bird Island B & B, discovered Elliston's scenic beauty while taking an early spring Sunday afternoon drive with family and friends. "It seemed to me that the vacant Tilley House was standing quietly, eagerly waiting for guests to arrive as it stood majestic along the shoreline".

"Since our first year in operation I have hosted many guests", Charlotte observes. "I encourage you to read the Guest Comments. We strive to offer Newfoundland hospitality at its finest; to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. Thank you for your enquiry. We look forward to hosting your stay at Bird Island Bed and Bubble Vacation Home."

Are you looking for the ideal, ocean breezes setting for your Atlantic Canada Bubble staycation while the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic are being addressed? The Bird Island Bed and Bubble with its 6 guest Bird Island Vacation Home, 2 guest Efficiency Unit and 2 guest King Private Suite provide ideal opportunities for the fun, rest and relaxation you've been in search of.

The house will be closed for one day following a rental stay to ensure a clinical forensic deep cleaning. Current bookings will be honored but moving forward, 2 night minimum stay parameters will be in place to ensure safety for an enjoyable time for both guests and staff.

Here are some of the recommendations which have been put in place by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador: frequent hand-washing, physical distancing (at least 6 feet, or 2 meters - two arm lengths), reduced public contact or interaction, contactless interaction, mask wearing (non-medical or cloth masks), the ongoing attention to cleaning and sanitization of surfaces. These are a few of the many procedures being followed at Bird Island B & B to accommodate the challenges presented by Covid-19. "People, space, time, place" considerations stand at the forefront of our interactions with and for our guests.

Effective Friday, July 3, 2020, interprovincial travel for residents of Atlantic Canada without the requirement to self-isolate is permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. If a 14- day self-isolation is required for a guest who becomes ill, guests may choose to contact local restaurants for catering and/or delivery availability.

Bird Island Bed and Bubble is available as a 1 - 6 guest Vacation Home this year. The 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is available for a 2 night minimum stay, and is available for rent at $225.00 + tax per night. The 2 guest Efficiency Unit is available for a 2 night minimum stay at $150.00 + tax per night. The 2 guest King Private Suite is available for a 2 night minimum stay at $150.00 + tax per night. Guests can enjoy one complimentary (free) night with a 7 night booking of any of the 3 bubble options (Vacation Home, Efficiency Unit or King Private Suite). Please enquire about package deals.

For a group of up to 8 guests, the Vacation Home is also available to accommodate 6 guests together with the 2 guest King Private Suite: $225.00 + $150.00 = $375.00 + tax per night. The 1 - 6 guest Wolf Cove Retreat House in Upper Amherst Cove is also available: please enquire.

Please provide your own beverages and food. No food is provided by the host. A $20.00 gift card will be provided as a thank you for your booking. Please take all personal items and food stuffs with you upon check out. Effective: Sunday, August 1st, 2020.

Here are helpful Government of Newfoundland & Labrador websites which outline the factors now regularly being taken into account to address COVID-19 issues. Thank you for your patience and consideration during the challenging and uncertain times our hospitality industry is facing.

NLife with Covid-19: Extended Bubble

Nlife with Covid-19: For Travellers

NLife with Covid-19: Guidance for Hotels and Bed and Breakfast Accommodations:

NLife with Covid-19: Rental Cabins and Cottages:

Call Toll Free: 1-866-346-2473 ask for Charlotte or Email: Bird Island B&B