The Centre Goeland
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About The Centre

Our Story

Inspired from Richard Bach’s well known novel, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the Centre Goéland, meaning Seagull Center in French, is a unique Prince Edward Island Wellness and Event Center.

The book Jonathan Livingston Seagull by renowned author Richard Bach actually inspired the founders of the activities centre to name their structure “Le Centre Goéland” (or in English, “The Seagull Centre”). The book, published in 1970, stayed on the bestsellers list…

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Here at the Goéland, your group will get exclusive use of the centre to ensure confidentiality and intimacy. We are able to accommodate groups of up to 48 guests in an elegant lodge offering modern and tasteful facilities. Onsite, we are equipped with a full-service kitchen. Our meetings rooms are comfortable and just a few steps away from the beach…

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Local Attractions

The Centre Goéland is situated along the North Cape Coastal Drive which is home to charming accommodations, welcoming shops featuring handcrafted treasures and dining experiences from cozy cafés to beachside picnics to fine dining… all with a “Western PEI” flair. Add to this a wide array of attractions, outdoor activities and championship golf and it’s likely you will run out of time before you run out of things to do. This scenic drive takes you from Summerside to the most Western end of PEI.

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Island Clay

On the shoreline of Centre Goéland we are fortunate to have access to natural Island clay. You will be able to collect some, shape and dry it, creating your own piece of art to take home as a wonderful momento of your time and experience with us. Read on to learn all about how this clay occurs naturally on our shoreline and how it was used in our local churches.

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