PODs – Desjardins area

Nature and comfort at its best!


These five new lodging options will certainly convince even the most reticent that nature and comfort can do well together!

Located near the Beaudoin river and the magnificent Bassin area, the PODs are all equipped for a luxury stay! We provide the cooking amenities for meal preparation and service , electric stove top, sink, kitchen island, electric fireplace for heating, double bed(s) and mattresses, futon bed, table, chairs and lighting! We also provide drinking water for your needs*. For the outdoors lovers, during the summer period, we also provide Adirondack chairs and a small patio table, a picnic table, a BBQ (propane included) as well as a fire pit* (wood included – one box per day), all for your pleasure. Our PODs accomodations are well insulated, allowing for an all-year use without worrying about the outside weather. A heated compost toilet is located in the area and regular toilets and showers are located in the visitor center. For a comfortable stay in Massif du Sud regional park, the new PODs are your best option!

*Note: The fire pit and  BBQ are only available during the summer season, from May 1 to November 1st. 
*We provide 10 liters of water per night, all delivered on the first day of your stay.  Those needing more water for their stay can refill their container at the visitor center.

2 sizes available

The Mini-PODs are ideal for couples and small families. Designed for 2, the Mini-PODs can accommodate a maximum of 4 people (2 adults and 2 children).

Virtual tour

Virtual tour

Take a tour of a Mini-POD

The Mega-PODs are designed for 4 people and can welcome a maximum of 6. (4 adults and 2 children).

Virtual tour

Virtual tour

Take a tour of a Mega-POD

Dogs are allowed ONLY in the following PODs :

  • Mega-POD Saint-Luc
  • Mega-POD Saint-Magloire
  • Mini-POD Saint-Philémon

Please note that the Mega-POD Bellechasse-Etchemins and the Mini-POD Buckland are kept exclusively for those without domestic animals.


These accommodations are located in the Desjardins area, 900 meters from the visitor center. The PODs can be reached by car during the summer season. During the winter period, all vehicles* must be parked in the visitor center parking lot.

* It is possible to charge an electric vehicle using the outlet located outside the POD.

Late arrivals

If you arrive after hours, use the door at the back of the reception area. In the grey box on your right as you enter, you will be able to retrieve the envelope with your name on it containing all the information and elements necessary for your stay.


ACCOMODATIONExclusive useAvailable during winterMattress, cooking amenities and drinking waterGas stoveDistance from a parking lot (summer)OccupancyDogs allowedRegular priceReduced priceAdditional person fee 
Mini-PODYesYesYesYesOnsite parking2 to 4Mini-POD Saint-Philémon: yes; Mini-POD Buckland: no$ 129,00$ 109,00---Reserve online
Mega-PODYesYesYesYesOnsite parking4 to 6Mega-PODs St-Luc and St-Magloire: yes; Mega-POD Bellechasse: no.$ 149,00$ 129,00---Reserve online

See the complete price list for more information.

A minimum of 2 nights is required during the high season (weekends, holidays, Christmas and New Year period, spring break and construction holidays).

What to bring?

To make the best of your stay, we suggest you bring the following items:

  • Sleeping bags and pillows;
  • Food;
  • Tea towels

6 Coffee cups (mini-pods: 4)
6 Glasses (mini-pods: 4)
4 Wine glasses (mini-pods: 2)
6 Plates (mini-pods: 4)
6 Dessert plates (mini-pods:4)
6 Bowls (mini-pods: 4)
1 Pot with lid 3.2 liters
1 Pot with lid 1.3 liters
1 Frying pan 12’’
1 Stainless steel stockpot 16 pints
1 Salad bowl
1 Cutting board
1 Paring knife
1 Chef's knife
1 Peeler
1 Scissors
1 Grater
1 Spatula
1 Salad tongs
1 Strainer
1 Ladle
1 Slotted spoon
1 Serving spoon
3 Wooden spoons
1 French press coffee/tea maker
6 Tablespoons (mini-pods: 4)
6 Teaspoons
6 Knives (mini-pods: 4)
6 Steak knives (mini-pods: 4)
6 Forks (mini-pods: 4)
1 Can opener
1 Electric stove with 2 burners
1 Electric toaster
1 Electric kettle
1 Corkscrew
1 Dishwashing liquid
1 Dish mop and scrubbing pad