Take in the ultimate glamping experience with Moonlit Canopy
November 03, 2021
| Author Nisha Tuli
A visit to Manitoba means travelling through Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and through communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. It encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis. To learn more about Manitoba's Treaty areas, click here.
Nestled in the southwest corner of the province is a very special place to get away from it all. You've heard of glamping of course, but Moonlit Canopy has taken that notion one step further with their see-it-to-believe-it geodesic domes that will have you relaxing in the lap of luxury.
Located on the edge of Pleasant Valley Golf Course, the three domes overlook the greens and Pembina River below. There are three domes available to book, designed to be used year-round. The parking lot is a short distance from your doorway, so be prepared to carry your gear.
Inside, you'll find a fresh, modern interior complete with kitchenette, king sized bed on the main level, a loft with a double bed, sitting area, dining area and a bathroom including a glass shower. Towels are provided for bathing, along with a hot plate, Keurig, mini-fridge, cutlery, plates and some basic cooking utensils.
Of course, one of the first things you'll notice is the view. With one side of the dome left open with a floor to ceiling window, we wouldn't blame if you spent your entire stay in bed, watching the sun rise, then set and then turning off all the lights to watch the stars. Add a glass of wine and you've got the perfect vantage for some R&R.
Outside the dome, you'll find more to enjoy. Each one is complete with a deck and outdoor dining space, barbecue and of course, your own private hot tub. Bring your own set of towels to enjoy this feature. Nothing beats watching the sunset in the cool fall air from the warmth of the bubbling water.
When it's time to stretch your legs, walk the paths of the golf course and enjoy the turning of the leaves. Make a stop on the shores of Pelican Lake, the largest body of water in southern Manitoba. In summer, the area is ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, sailing, golfing, bird watching and kayaking, In winter, try ice-fishing, x-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
You can also stay inside your cozy dome sipping hot chocolate by the fire or challenging your friends and family to some of the provided board games.
Due to its popularity, you'll need to be quick to book. We recommend signing up for their newsletter that not only will inform you on when they release new dates, but will also let you know when there are last-minute cancellations available.
Amenities include the towns of Ninette on the tip of Pelican, Killarney (15-minute drive) and Belmont (10 minute drive) for shopping, gas and groceries.
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About The Author
Hello! I'm senior content marketing manager at Travel Manitoba. I also happen to live in one of the most surprising and beautiful places in the world. I love discovering stories and the things that make Manitoba one of the best places to visit.