Cantley, Quebec
(20 mins from Ottawa)
Tel: 1-866-242-9383

Events & Gatherings

Host your group of up to 20 people

Just a 20 minute drive from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, the gorgeous property is private and peaceful. It may be the perfect place for your:

  • celebration
  • workshop
  • retreat
  • work project, off-site meeting, or teambuilding event

Please note: a maximum of 20 people can be at Ciel et Bois at one time.

Indoor facilities: designed for group gatherings

You’ll find the indoor areas to be spacious and comfortable.

  • The beautifully designed cottage has an open-concept main floor (kitchen, dining room, living room), another common area in the walk-out basement, 4 bedrooms, and 4 full bathrooms
  • The meeting room (which will be completed in April 2024) is perfect for meetings, courses, workshops, and yoga. The 750+ square foot space can be configured in different ways depending on your needs.

Beautiful outdoor areas — connect with nature, each other, and yourself

Your group members turn up the driveway through the woods. They see the inviting house on then hill and giant lawn. Step into the fresh air and out of routine. Everyone’s in a new headspace — ready to enjoy the present moment, together.

Ciel’s outdoor areas and experiences include:

  • The crackling campfire
  • Games, gatherings, and lounging on the large lawn
  • Trails through the woods
  • Tables for outdoor meals
  • Hammocks and Muskoka chairs
  • Summer: volleyball, badminton, lawn games, laying back
  • Winter: snowshoeing, winter teambuilding extravaganza

Ciel et Bois event types:

Company off-site or teambuilding event

We’ve designed the grounds with company retreats and teambuilding in mind. Need to meet? We have a beautiful meeting room with technology to run your presentations. Looking for something more relaxed? Sit around the campfire outside or on couches in the solarium. Would you like us to help facilitate a day of teambuilding? Our sister company Boreal River is an adventure and rescue company with professional trainers. Let us help you make your event perfect.

Yoga retreats, painting retreats, writing workshops

Ciel et Bois is a perfect place to let go of the hustle and bustle and let your creativity flow. Whether you are planning a yoga retreat, painting retreat, writing workshop, quilting workshop or another group event, the space may be perfect for you.

Private celebrations

Looking for a location close to Ottawa to host a small wedding ceremony? An anniversary celebration? A birthday? A family reunion? We’d love to host your special day at Ciel et Bois. We partner with a network of vendors to something incredible and unique for your special day.

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