Tourism and resort life
Explore four attractions that have emerged over time, kindled by Carleton-sur-Mer’s long tradition of hospitality: Gaspésie’s first golf club; the old Hôtel Carleton building, a vestige of the hotel infrastructure that existed here in the early 20th century; the beach; and the marina.
Tucked as it is between sea and mountain, Carleton-sur-Mer has long been a favourite spot in Québec for tourists and resort lovers. The diverse accommodations available here (hotels, cottages, bed-and-breakfasts, campgrounds and original facilities) are made all the more enjoyable by the many local restaurants and businesses. The municipal beach gained another attraction with the addition of a Citizen’s Park in 2018. Hiking and cycling trails have been laid out on Mont Saint-Joseph, a natural feature perfect for outdoor activities. At the same time, the range of water activities has expanded on our bay, a member of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World: sailing, power kiting, catamaran cruises, fishing trips… it’s just natural, given all the navigators in our past.