The perfect little getaway

The Pondside Pod is a mini-getaway experience. This 200 square foot pod has more to offer than just a place to sleep. Guests have a private treed area to relax and enjoy, with amenities such as a BBQ, fire pit, decks for lounging and access to a large selection of activities and recreational equipment – kayaks, paddle boards, snowshoes and more!

Getaway options

Full-Day Getaway

Reserve 12 hours of private use of the property – the Pod, surrounding grounds and all equipment.  Daytime bookings may be made directly on our website.

Overnight Stay

Overnight stays include 1.5 days use of the premises and equipment.  Overnight bookings may be made via Airbnb or by contacting us directly to arrange.

Half-Day Getaway

We offer a last-minute half-day (5 hours) getaway option when booking your visit within 48 hours of arrival.  Last-minute bookings are available via our website.

The Experience

Connect with nature

The fish are plentiful

Fish along the shoreline or in the middle of the pond - lots of tasty trout to be caught!

The water is refreshing

The pond is perfect for all types of water activities - swimming, kayaking, or motorized boats!

The trails are nearby

Explore the nearby walking and ATV trails to see more of the area and enjoy the fresh air!

Explore the woods

The kids will enjoy the scavenger hunt we have setup in the surrounding woods!

Enjoy winter fun

The pod is ideal for winter activities too - skating, snowshoeing and ice fishing!

Appreciate the weather

The pod is a peaceful place to relax and enjoy indoor activities while listening to the rain!


Perfectly situated on Tilton Big Pond in Spaniard’s Bay, NL – less than an hour from St. John’s, between the convenience towns of Bay Roberts and Carbonear, and close to tourist hubs like Brigus, Dildo and Salmon Cove Sands.