Fogo Island Inn: The Experience

Located in Newfoundland, Canada

The Fogo Island tide pools are a natural classroom for children.

Go snowshoeing in search of caribou during the winter season.

Nearby “Iceberg Alley” plays host to behemoth icebergs in the spring.

Explore the island’s snowy landscape in several exhilarating ways: go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, or ride a snowmobile.

Trekking is a year-round sport on Fogo Island, whether by snowshoe or hiking boot!

The inn’s rooftop offers soothing hot tubs and stunning views.

Explore the walking paths that wind across the island.

The local caribou herd is especially active during Fogo Island’s colder months.

Gather around a bonfire overlooking the wild North Atlantic.

The inn’s bar and lounge area is a popular community gathering spot.

You never know what you might spot on an island excursion.

Your community host knows all the secret fishing spots across the island.

Myriad trails meander through the wilds of Fogo Island, and guests are welcome to head out on their own or join a community host to explore.

Take a stroll across island beaches and gaze into their crystalline tide pools.

Boating is sewn into the cultural fabric of Fogo.

Fogo Island Inn is a serene retreat amid nature’s wild glory, but the experience goes far deeper, offering guests the opportunity to integrate into the local community. The activities available during each of the island’s seven seasons reflect the many facets of your surroundings: guests can hike along coastal trails or go whale-watching; forage for wild berries or cruise out into "Iceberg Alley" to get up close to the ice that floats south from Greenland. You'll also spend time with your designated community host, whether you’re pond fishing, cooking timeless outport dishes, or learning how to build local boats.

Things to Do

Activity inclusions vary by rate type and package. Please inquire with the lodge when requesting your reservation.

  • Community Host Island Orientation
  • Hiking and Biking
  • Cod Jigging and Berry Picking
  • Iceberg and Wildlife-watching Boat Tours
  • Artisan Workshops
  • Historical Sightseeing
  • Cinema Movies
  • Art Gallery Viewings
  • Geologist Walks
  • Snowshoeing, Cross-country Skiing, and Snowmobiling

Food and Drink

The menu at Fogo Island Inn is a tribute to the island itself, drawing inspiration from the bounty of the ocean and the land, as well as outport culinary traditions. Wild food is foraged by the lodge chefs and figures prominently in the cuisine, from spruce buds and seaweed to oyster leaf and chanterelles. It makes for delicious and inspired combinations: an entrée sprinkled with partridgeberries, a dessert featuring homemade sea-buckthorn sorbet and beets. Aside from three stellar meals, the kitchen cooks up treats throughout the day, from a snack upon check-in to warm pastries delivered to your door at daybreak.

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