Top 12 Beach Resorts In Ontario, Canada - Updated 2024

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There are plenty of destinations that are worth visiting in Canada. But if you have to choose one place, you would not want to miss Ontario, which is known for its iconic Niagara Falls. In addition to Niagara Falls, Ontario boasts Royal Ontario Museum, a place where you can learn more about art, natural history, and world culture. Algonquin Provincial Park will take your breath away with its colorful flowers and trees. Hiking is another recommended activity here. When it comes to accommodation, you can book a wide range of resorts, such as fun family resorts. If you are in Ontario during the summer, a pool is perfect to beat the heat. There are several resorts with pools available for wholesome family fun. Of course, there are also wonderful waterfront beach resorts that let you enjoy the water anytime. Keep reading to learn about the top beach resorts in Ontario, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Bobcaygeon Resort in Kawartha Lakes

Bobcaygeon Resort is located in Kawartha Lakes, where you can enjoy cool, serene waters and verdant forests. This resort in Ontario has a wonderful private sandy beach for a fun-filled stay. Furthermore, the accommodations here come in the form of eclectic beach houses that come equipped with cozy bedrooms and well-appointed kitchens. The rooms also provide gorgeous river views.

While here, try the activities and watersports available at the resort, including hiking, canoeing, and fishing. For a change of pace, you can also do a bit of camping in Ontario, such as at the nearby Bobcaygeon Beach Park and Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.

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Bobcaygeon Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 358 Front Street West
84.01 km (52.3 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Family rooms Games room Free parking

2. Elmhirst's Resort in Keene

Elmhirst’s Resort boasts an exclusive spot along Rice Lake, promising fun activities such as seaplane tours, swimming, kayaking, and many more. Spice up your Ontario vacation at this beach resort by using the spa and availing yourself of the various packages. Book ahead to celebrate special days such as Christmas, Valentine’s, or Easter here with your loved ones. Furthermore, rent a canoe or boat in the summer or go skiing or sledding during the winter. You can also avail of a roast beef buffet dinner package held every Saturday.

Moreover, accommodations here come in the form of gorgeous beach cottages that can accommodate large families. These fully furnished homes include well-equipped kitchens, bathrooms with tubs, and decks overlooking the lake.

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Elmhirst's Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1045 Settlers Line
127.62 km (79.3 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Sauna

3. JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in Minett (from USD 633)

An unforgettable stay is guaranteed by this four-star beach resort that is situated just a few minutes away from The Rock Golf Course. Boasting a beachfront location, the resort lets guests enjoy a relaxing swim either in an outdoor or an indoor pool. If this is not enough, you can also use its full-service spa and fully equipped fitness center.

Once you get to your room, you can admire its traditional style along with light-colored walls. Rooms include luxury amenities such as posh robes, a fireplace, a kitchenette, a living area that has a flat-screen television, and a dining area.

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JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: P.O. Box 31 1050 Paignton House Road
59.12 km (36.8 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Somerset Lakeside Resort in Bancroft (from USD 198)

Enjoying a location right in front of the beach in Bancroft, Ontario. This modern beach getaway features large rooms that are fully equipped with satellite televisions, coffee machines, and private bathrooms. Free private parking can be enjoyed by guests who drive. When you are not out exploring the neighborhood, you are welcome to play billiards on site. Guests can also make use of the free wireless internet access and barbecue facilities.

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Somerset Lakeside Resort

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 27075 Hwy 28
76.76 km (47.7 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

5. Saga Resort in Wasaga Beach (from USD 227)

Situated just a three-minute walk away from Wasaga Beach, this three-star resort features a hot tub and a seasonal outdoor pool for your relaxation. If you want to burn some calories by playing sports, there is a volleyball court as well as a basketball court. Guest traveling with kids can take their little ones to the children’s playground.

In the evening, you can make yourself cozy in front of a shared fire pit. You can also satisfy your appetite by making use of the barbecue facilities available. Your room is equipped with a cable television, a refrigerator, a microwave, and an air conditioner. If you’re visiting in winter, try some fun things to do in Wasaga Beach, such as snowshoeing and ice fishing.

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Saga Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 88 Main Street South
120.01 km (74.6 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Skiing Family rooms

6. Royal Harbour Resort in Thornbury (from USD 186)

You are more than welcome to stay, for as long as you want, at this beach resort that sits by Pretty River. Every guest suite at this resort is fitted with a kitchen, a DVD player, a television, and complimentary toiletries.

As for the shared amenities, the resort features a fitness room, an indoor salt-water swimming pool, an indoor hot tub, and a tennis court. There are also bicycles that you can use for free to explore the surrounding neighborhood.

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Royal Harbour Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Harbour Street
144.56 km (89.9 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

7. Parkway Cottage Resort and Trading Post in Dwight

Nestled in Dwight, this resort features not only a view of the beach but also the garden. In the garden, you can take advantage of the barbecue facilities if the weather permits. There is a fitness room for guests who like to stay in shape.

Rooms come with a patio where you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, a kitchenette for light cooking, and a coffee machine. To stay connected with loved ones, you can enjoy complimentary wireless internet access.

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Parkway Cottage Resort and Trading Post This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 4412 Ontario 60
14.38 km (9.0 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Free parking Internet services Children's playground

8. Sands on Golden Lake (from USD 319)

Having a beachfront location in Golden Lake, Ontario, this resort comes with modern rooms with terraces. From the patio, you can relax and sip your favorite drink while admiring a lake view. Free private parking and free wireless internet access can also be enjoyed during your stay. Other amenities that you can take advantage of include a garden and a restaurant.

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Sands on Golden Lake

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 13163 Highway 60
125.88 km (78.3 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests

9. Greystone on Golden Lake in Deacon (from USD 206)

This beach resort is only suitable for adults. You are invited to have a pleasant stay in a spacious guest room that comes with an air conditioner, a private bathroom, a wardrobe, and free wireless internet access. There is a garden that will soothe your eyes and soul.

A shared lounge also makes an excellent spot for unwinding and mingling with other guests. Start your morning with a gluten-free or full English or Irish breakfast. On the terrace, you can enjoy the view of the water.

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Greystone on Golden Lake

Wifi Available

Address: 144 Mcnee Drive
124.78 km (77.6 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Canoeing

10. Grand Tappattoo Resort in Parry Sound (from USD 155)

Situated in Parry Sound, this comfortable resort boasts a private beach area. All rooms at this resort have their own balconies that provide lake views. You will find a refrigerator and a coffee machine in your room. Throughout your stay, you can access the wireless internet connection for free. The resort offers various amenities such as a fitness center, a heated indoor pool, and an on-site restaurant.

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The Grand Tappattoo Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 30 Tapatoo Trail
83.08 km (51.7 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

11. Oakview Lodge & Marina in Algonquin Highlands (from USD 177)

This beach resort can be found on the banks of Little Hawk Lake. There are many free things that you can enjoy throughout your stay at this beach resort. Free breakfast is yours to relish if you stay in the main lodge. Free toiletries are available in your private bathroom. There are also complimentary paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes.

For entertainment, the resort offers a common room that is equipped with board games, a selection of books and magazines, and satellite television.

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Oakview Lodge & Marina

Wifi Available

Address: 2029 Little Hawk Lake Road
18.77 km (11.7 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Skiing Family rooms Free parking Internet services Canoeing

12. Oakwood Resort in Grand Bend (from USD 102)

Set in front of Lake Huron, Oakwood Resort provides a private beach area along with a sauna and tennis courts. There are plenty of activities that you can do within the property. The resort comes with an on-site golf course at an additional cost for golf lovers. An indoor pool can make you relax after a day filled with exciting adventures. It has a games room that can keep you entertained for the whole day.

As for your guest room, it comes with a shower in the bathroom, a mini-fridge, and a cable television. For the best stay experience, we recommend you book a suite that offers a spa bath and a fireplace.

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Oakwood Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 70761 Bluewater Highway
313.1 km (194.6 mi) from Dorset Lookout Tower

Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms

A splendid vacation is yours to enjoy in Ontario

As you can see, there is no way that you can skip Ontario as a vacation stop in Canada. While making sure that you explore as many attractions as possible for a splendid vacation, do not forget to book your favorite beach resorts from the list if you want to have an excellent experience.

Frequently asked questions about beach resorts in Ontario, Canada

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