Local Attractons

Just minutes from downtown St. John’s is the picturesque village of Quidi Vidi, a destination within a destination. The old fishing stages, slipways, narrow laneways, and a small harbour known as the Gut, all add to its charm. It is a hint of rural Newfoundland within the city limits. You can explore the Gut by boat or by foot, and there are numerous food, beverage and artisan experiences to be had.

For more information visit: Destination St. John’s

The Grand Concourse – Quidi Vidi Lake Trail is a 3.8 km trail loops around Quidi Vidi Lake. During the summer rowers prepare for the Royal St. John’s Regatta, held here annually in August since 1826. Observe waterfowl and seabirds that use the Lake year-round as a resting and feeding area.

For more information, visit: Grand Concourse

Newfoundland’s largest craft brewery. Home of 7 award winning ales and lagers, including Iceberg Beer! Beer Tastings & Brewery Tours – Only $10+tax

For more information, visit their Facebook Page

Mallard Cottage is delightful restaurant located in the quaint community of Quidi Vidi Village. Offering menu selections from local ingredients, their menu changes daily but never disappoints.

For more information, visit: Mallard Cottage

Only minutes away from Quidi Vidi Retreat is downtown St. John’s. With a variety of shopping and dining options, the downtown core is the heart of the city of St. John’s. There’s so much to see and do, including the “biggest little street in North America” – George Street.

For more information on Downtown St. John’, visit: Downtown St. John’s
For more information about George Street, visit: George Street Association

The Rooms is Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest public cultural space. It represents and showcases our province to itself and to the world. Both a destination and a journey, The Rooms is where the province’s most extensive collection of artifacts, art and historical records come together to create meaningful and memorable visitor experiences that share who we are and how we came to be.

For more information, visit: The Rooms

About Us

Quidi Vidi Retreat is a 3 bedroom – 2 bathroom, fully-equipped vacation home located in the Historic St. John’s Newfoundland – the oldest city in North America.

We are minutes away from downtown St. John’s, and only a 5 minute walk from Quidi Vidi Lake and historic Quidi Vidi Village.

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Quidi Vidi Retreat
1 Maxwell Place
St. John’s, NL, A1A 1G7

Phone: 709.690.0448
Email: todddrobbins@hotmail.com