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Cornwall campground earns KOA Holiday standing

Tomona Morrita, left, and Guillaume Landry enjoy some breakfast with their daughter Tami Landry, 4, at the Cornwall/Charlottetown KOA campground this weekend. The campground was one of the few open for the long weekend, which was an ideal time to get out for those craving the outdoors.
Tomona Morrita, left, and Guillaume Landry enjoy some breakfast with their daughter Tami Landry at the Cornwall/Charlottetown KOA campground in this file photo. - Mitch MacDonald
CORNWALL, P.E.I. —

A Cornwall campground on the edge of the West River has earned some recognition from the franchise for their offerings.

The Cornwall/Charlottetown KOA, in the heart of P.E.I., is now a KOA Holiday, one of three brands created to help travelers select the right campground for their needs.

“Most of our guests are here because Prince Edward Island is a destination spot. It’s a beautiful paradise and a really enjoyable place. It’s a little tropical paradise in the middle of the ocean,” said manager Donna Sentner.  

All KOA Holiday parks feature full-service RV sites with a KOA PatioTM and KOA Deluxe Cabins with full bathrooms. 

The Cornwall facility also provides premium tent sites, an Olympic-size heated-pool, plenty of playgrounds and a new jumping pillow. 

Many sites are on the water’s edge providing beautiful views, said Sentner.

There is also a full-time recreation director for summer activities including movie nights and wagon rides.

“We do Christmas in July, Halloween weekends and a huge Canada Day celebration,” said Sentner. 

The campground is more than 55 years old and has been a KOA for about eight years.

“It used to be known as the Holiday Haven,” said Sentner. “Now we’re a Holiday brand and we’re bringing a little bit of history back.” 

Sentner’s goal for the campground is to make sure families who come and stay make life-long memories.

Located at 208 Ferry Rd. Cornwall, Canada, the Cornwall/Charlottetown KOA Holiday received the 2019 KOA Founder’s and President’s award for achieving world-class scores and meeting exceptional quality standards.

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