Frequently Asked Questions
Cavendish Bosom Buddies
Where are we located?
We are located in the heart of the Cavendish Resort Area at 84 MacCoubrey Lane off Route 6. We are just minutes driving distance away from Cavendish National Park, Canada’s top golf courses, Anne of Green Gables House, Shining Waters Family Fun Park, Sandspit, restaurants, and shopping. Our cottages are on top of a hill with a panoramic ocean view.
Our sister property, The Salty Sea House, is located in North Rustico, 10 minutes away from our Cavendish property.
What are of the hours of operation of the front office?
Our front office hours are from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm (July & August). Hours of operation in the off-season are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. If you will arrive after 6:00 pm please contact us at 1-800-363-3449 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a later check-in.
Do you allow pets?
We love pets and understand a family vacation includes your pet! Pets are welcome, but we do ask you to follow our pet-friendly policies.
An additional $20 cleaning fee will be charged per pet per day. We ask pets not to be left unattended in a cottage or barking, which causes disturbances to other guests. We also ask that pets be leashed on the grounds at all times. If left in your unit while you are gone, please utilize your kennel. It is also expected that you clean up after your pet. Please do not allow pets on the furniture.
Here is our full pet policy
How do I book online & search for availability?
Can I walk to the beach?
Yes! We are a 15-20 minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute drive into the Cavendish National Park. National Park.
If you stay at the Salty Sea House, it is a 15-minute walk or a 2-minute drive to North Rustico Beach.
What are your check in and check out times
Check-in is at 4pm and check-out is 10 am. If you would be arriving outside those times, please contact our office via email: email@example.com or Phone: 1-800-363-3449.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept most major credit cards, debit cards or e-transfers. Please note that the Final Payment is due in full at the time of check-in.
What is the deposit required to book?
A deposit is required at the time of booking to guarantee the booking.
- 30% of the total accommodation is charged at the time of booking.
- For booking for one night, the night is charged as a deposit.
Booking is made on prepaid rates the entire amount is charged at the time of booking.
If you need to cancel your reservation with us, we kindly ask you to email your request in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please review our full cancellation policy at the time of booking.
What is your noise/damage policy?
We ask our guests to be respectful of their neighbours. Excessive noise is not tolerated, and if we receive any complaints from other guests, a warning will be given. If excessive noise continues and a second warning is given, a disturbance fee may be applied to your credit card. The same policy is in place if the cottage has incurred any damage during your stay with us, and a damage fee will be applied to your credit card. No stag or stagette parties are accepted.
Please respect quiet times from 11 pm to 8 am.
What are the dates of operation?
Our main property, located in Cavendish, is operational from May to October.
Our sister property, Salty Sea House, is located in North Rustico and is operational all year round.
What is the tax rate on PEI?
Prince Edward Island has a harmonized sales tax of 15%.
Where can I watch the sunset?
Prince Edward Island has beautiful sunsets which you can view from your cottage deck or walk down to the beach.
What will the weather be like?
Spring is comfortable. Late May and early June are alive with colour and temperatures usually range from 8 to 22°C (46 to 71°F). Summer is hot, but rarely humid. We wear short sleeves. Daytime temperatures are usually in the 20s (70s) and can go as high as 32°C (90°F). Autumn is clear and bright. September afternoons can be quite warm, evenings cool. Temperatures range from 8 to 22°C (46 to 71°F). Winter is crisp and clean. Temperatures usually range from -3 to -11°C (26 to 11°F).
Check the Weather Network for more up-to-date weather and forecasts.
What amenities do the cottages have?
All our units have:
- Garbage and bottle Service is provided daily. We ask that you leave garbage in your outside bins and have bottles on your deck ready for pick up by 11:00 am daily.
- Fresh bedroom linens & towels are provided in each unit. If you need extra towels, there is a towel exchange in the main building.
- Eco-friendly soap & shampoos in each unit.
- Private deck with a picnic table, Adirondack chairs & BBQ for cottages; Propane is provided for the BBQ
- Suites have a shared deck space, BBQ and picnic tables. Propane is provided for the BBQ
- 24hr Coin-operated laundry in the main building.
- 3- & 4-bedroom executive cottages are equipped with washer and dryer.
- All units have a full kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, drip coffee maker.
- Air- conditioning, Cable TV and free WIFI in all units
- Access to outdoor lobster cooker & pots
- Common fire pits stocked daily
- Horseshoes and lawn games.
- Outdoor cinema
- Beautiful views!
Are the cottages non smoking?
All our properties are a smoke-free environment.
Do you allow tents or trailers to be set up beside our cottage?
Cavendish Bosom Buddies and PEI Dream Cottages do not allow tents or trailers to be parked overnight on the rental properties. Please note there are 4 great campgrounds close by. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to this policy. The Cavendish Resort Municipality will enforce this policy.
What do we need to bring with us?
We strive to provide everything you may need during your stay with us.
We recommend you take your beach towels & beach necessities and lawn chairs for the fire pit.
Are Pack and Plays and highchairs available?
Yes, we offer these at no additional charge. It is recommended you request items at the time of booking. These items are subject to limited availability.
Where are the closest Stores?
Cavendish Tourist Mart offers convenience grocery shopping (a 5-minute drive). A grocery store in North Rustico is also located (a 10-minute drive).
A small private Liquor Store is located at the Cavendish Tourist Mart (5-minute drive). A full service liquor store is located in North Rustico (10 minute drive).
What is the cancellation policy for Cavendish Bosom Buddies?
If you do need to cancel your reservation with us, we kindly ask that you forward your request in writing by email to email@example.com.
Prepaid Saver Rates
- The entire amount of the accommodation is charged at the time of booking.
- These reservations are Non-Refundable.
- Cancellations received 30 days prior to the arrival date, deposits will be returned in full, except for a $20.00 credit card processing fee.
- Cancellations received 15-30 days prior to your arrival date, the full deposit is non-refundable.
- Cancellations received 8-14 days prior to arrival 50% of the total reservation shall apply.
- Less than 7 days100% of the total reservation shall apply.
- Shortened Stay– no refunds will be offered if while staying, you decide to shorten your stay.*
For more information about our cancellation policies, click here.
What happens if my trip is disrupted due to last minute unplanned situations such as death in the family, critical illness, flight delays, cancellations and more?
We understand how challenging it can be when unforeseen circumstances arise that impact travel plans, and we empathize with our visitors who face these situations. In order to minimize the hardships that may occur, we highly recommend taking a proactive approach by considering the purchase of travel insurance.
The last few years have brought unprecedented disruptions and uncertainties to the travel industry. While we strive to provide you with an exceptional vacation experience, we recognize that unforeseen circumstances can occur that are beyond our control. By obtaining travel insurance, you can protect yourself against potential disruptions and ensure the security of your trip investment.
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What is the difference between Cavendish Bosom Buddies and Salty Sea House?
The property, Salty Sea House, is located in North Rustico (10 minutes) away from Cavendish.
Salty Sea House is a stand-alone 3-bedroom summer home with convenience and accessibility. The townhouse is located centrally in the township of North Rustico.
As a guest of The Salty Sea House, you have access to all the amenities & facilities that our Cavendish property has to offer, but with a more hands-off experience, we are only a quick call away in case you require anything extra.
Is there a charge for using the fast charging stations?
Yes, there is a cost associated with using the charging stations.
The chargers accept most major credit cards, All you need to do is tap your credit card.
Can I reserve a charging station in advance?
Unfortunately, we do not accept bookings for our charging stations. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis. However, we kindly ask our guests not to leave their cars parked and blocking the charging station once they have finished charging so that others can also use the station.