The perfect little getaway

The Pondside Pod is a mini-getaway experience. This 200 square foot pod has lots to offer guests; 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

Get away for a day!  Reserve 12 hours of private use of the property – the Pod, surrounding grounds and all equipment.  Contact us to inquire about availability.

Hour on the Pond

We offer same-day reservations for hourly water equipment rentals (kayaks and paddle boards) for those just looking to spend a little time on the pond. 

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.