in the heart of the Laurentians

Year-round activities

The Laurentians, outdoors paradise! Here, both summer and winter, you will find a wide range of activities to practice alone, as a couple or among friends. Estérel Resort is surrounded by three navigable lakes and miles of forest, a true four-season playground.

Meet us at our Activity Center Lido for locations of skates, cross-country skis, snowshoes, paddleboards, canoe, kayaks, pontoon and more.

The off-season can pause the practice of activities temporarily.

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In Summer

Bordered by three navigable lakes, lush Laurentian forest and a Nordic spa, Estérel Resort is bustling with activities to do in the Summer, from mid-may to mid-october.

  • Hiking trails
  • Kayak
  • Canoe
  • Paddleboard
  • Boat
  • Bike
  • And more…


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Winter Wonderland

In Winter

With its 35 km cross-country skiing trails, its 16 km snowshoe trails and its 8 km ice rink, Estérel is the perfect playground for winter enthusiasts.

  • 35 km cross-country skying trails
  • 20 km snowshoe trails
  • Skating ring on Lake Dupuis
  • Access to snowmobile trails
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At the resort


If you prefer not going too far from the main site, Estérel Resort offers a wide range of activities that will allow you to spend some good times and relax, right here at the resort.

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Lake and mountains region

Discover the Laurentians

Estérel is the premier tourist destination in the Laurentians! Boasting a wealth of historical sites and wide-open spaces, the area will seduce even the most urban dwellers with its tranquil lakes, stretches of forest, and quaint villages. The Laurentians cover more than 22,000 sq. km, offering sport and nature lovers alike year-round activities in a breathtaking setting.

Estérel is less than a 45-minute drive from Mont-Tremblant, one of the most popular resorts in Quebec. What skier wouldn’t want to hit the slopes on the highest peak in the Laurentians?

Whether you come to explore, experience, or play in the Laurentians, there’s no better home base than Estérel!

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Only 45 minutes from Montreal

The Saint-Sauveur Valley

Saint-Sauveur—famous for its mountains, lakes, and wide-open spaces—is just 45 minutes from Montreal. At the foot of Mont Saint-Sauveur, the village is always hopping with its many shops, outlet stores, art galleries, restaurants, and coffee shops.

Saint-Sauveur has something for everyone all year round with downhill and cross country skiing, and sliding sports in winter, and biking, hiking, and water sports in summer.

If you like Saint-Sauveur, you’re going to love Estérel! Just 20 minutes from the village, Estérel offers guests two new boutique hotels with spacious fireplace suites, three restaurants, and an all-season Nordic spa in a spectacular natural setting. This luxurious resort lets you enjoy the great outdoors while still being close to the action.

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