Manitoulin Island, the heart and spirit of the Great Lakes of Canada, is a place of convergence - where Indigenous culture meets settler culture, mountains meet lakes, the northern eco-zone meets the southern and quartzite energy veins meet with human destiny. With more than 100 inland lakes between its shores, it is the world’s largest sweetwater or freshwater island. From hunting, trapping and organic farming to permaculture and aquaculture, it is a beautiful example of unity in diversity.
For travelers, Manitoulin Island offers a wide range of cultural arts and entertainment activities, special events, programs, sporting and recreational activities, in all seasons. For those who love adventure, communities host different festivals during the summer, such as First Nations powwows. The excellent fishing spots, hiking trails, and hunting are some of the other attractions. Planning a trip to Manitoulin Island, Canada? Consider staying at one of these great Airbnb vacation rentals, below!
This beautiful, isolated waterfront cabin, located near the town of Manitowaning, has four bedrooms with six beds, a bathroom, and a great deck with a BBQ grill. The location is breathtaking with beautiful views of the lake from every room. There is a tandem kayak available for use and there is a kitchen, washer, dryer, outside shower, and free parking facilities.
If you are interested in a rustic and secluded place at the lake with plenty of amenities, this is the place for you. A grocery store, bank, and restaurants are nearby. There are also plenty of hiking and fishing spots nearby.
Manitoulin Island CabinManitowaning, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewscozy rustic cottage with a fantastic large deck overlooking the lakealthough there’s no wifi the island surprisingly has very good cell data receptionamazing view right on the water the cottage had a cozy cabin feel to itnice hot water and showering outdoor in the natural setting is such a wonderful and unique experiencewe spent hours down at the beach just swimming and admiring the view of georgian baythe cabin was quite clean and homeyit was spotless when we arrived and perfectly laid outgreat cabin very quiet and cleanrustic and cozy extremely cleanperfect secluded cottage sparkling clean with everything you need to enjoy your stay
Host:the perfect hostgeorge was a great hostgeorge has been a great hostgeorge was a great host and was always checking in to make sure things were going smoothlybig applause to our host george he is very approachable and accommodated throughout our stayRead more reviewsthis property is located in an amazing locationbeautiful location to sit back and relaxgeorge's cabin is a gem perfect for a stay with close friends and/or familyvery relaxing cosy the location was fantasticthe location is amazing and private right on the water
The Mutchmor Lofts consist of three boutique hotel suites, each featuring a full, modern kitchen, equipped with state-of-the-art appliances. Each unit has a private bathroom with double sinks and a shower. All rooms contain a king-sized bed, soft bamboo cotton sheets, and a range of pillow types. The beautifully decorated living room has a folding sofa bed, rugs, and tables.
There is a 49-inch flat screen TV, books, and puzzles. The artwork, by internationally-acclaimed local artists, further adds to the ambiance. The Mutchmor Lofts is located above the Mutchmor Gallery and Peace Cafe, half a block away from Providence Bay Beach. Guests have access to the gallery and cafe, along with free Wi-Fi.
The Mutchmor Lofts - The Owl's NestProvidence Bay, Ontario, CanadaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit has all the luxuries of a full-scale apartment including a full kitchen stunning artwork and air-conditioningwe also loved having a coffee shop below and the bed was very comfortablethese are newly renovated spacious and clean apartments c/w full kitchens and large bathroomsit feels like a new york loft-style apartment in the middle of a magical islandthe bed is super comfortable tooa sparkling clean and stylish loftvery clean well equipped loftapartment was very clean and beautifully designedhuge space clean and quietthe loft was very clean and beautifully decorated
Host:attentive and friendly hoststhey were really friendly and welcoming as hostsmatthew is a great hostmatthew was lovely and extremely helpfulmatthew is an awesome host and super helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is great - steps away from the beachgreat location two minutes walk from the beachthe location and the loft are truly greatgreat location close to the water and boardwalkit felt pretty close when we first arrived
This fully-furnished boathouse has one bedroom with two beds and one and a half baths. It features vaulted ceilings and high-end amenities. It’s in a beautiful spot, leaning right out over the water with a beautiful terrace and magnificent view. The kitchen has a gas stove, lots of counter space, and offers a beautiful view of the lake. It has a steam bath, an indoor fireplace, a TV, and dryer.
The boathouse is on private property that has seven other cabins, so there are other people vacationing on the premises but it has enough space for everyone. There is a grocery store and a couple of restaurants nearby.
Camp Mary Anne - The BoathouseMindemoya, Ontario, CanadaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe view was amazing from the living room couchstylish and comfortable space with lots of amenitiesthe kitchen and great room are surrounded by windows and a fabulous view of lake midemoyathe kitchen was well equipped for all our culinary creationsit sits on a beautiful lake and the cottage was modern very comfortable and cleanvery clean easy communication with hostessthe bathroom was very clean all linens and towels were providedthe boathouse was spotless and comfortably furnishedbeautiful clean place to stay and relaxbeautiful place very clean and everything you need is provided
Host:kayla is a wonderful host and she answered all of our questionskyra the property manager is very helpful and responsiblepeter the host was very helpful with anything we neededwe’re so glad the owners created this and were willing to share it with usgraham who was staying nearby was also very accommodating and helpfulRead more reviewsa beautiful place and locationthe location is close to attractions and shopsclose to numerous great spots on the islandincredibly wonderful place that is perfectly locatedthe boathouse was wonderful the perfect location for a relaxing time away
This beautiful mobile home has two bedrooms with one queen and one double bed, a dining room, and a kitchen. A new sofa bed is in the living room. The place is spotless and comfortable with an air-conditioner and all the amenities and utensils one may need. The entire property has heating, to keep it warm throughout the day and night. It is in a quiet, forested neighborhood, just a few minutes on foot to groceries, a gift shop, restaurant, and coffee shops. The Bebamikawe Memorial Trail is nearby.
Gbezhii-gamigWikwemikong, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsbathtub and huge bathroom netflix coffee full kitchen set in a nice gardenit’s really comfortable with all the amenities and we really felt like homewe were pleasantly surprised by the large comfortable space with all the amenities we could ask forthe place is very clean and comfortable with every amenities and utensils one may needthe fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to cookvery clean and comfortablea clean spacious comfortable placevery clean and comfortable place to staythe place was very clean and cozyvery clean quiet and reasonable well appointed
Host:great hosts and very helpfultish was a great hostthe host was very welcoming and my family had an overall exceptional experiencethe host was very quick to respond and had some nice tipshost tish is very helpful tooRead more reviewstish’s place is in a good locationideal location for catching the first ferry to tobermorythe location is close to the beach and not too far from other points of interesti must admit that staying at this airbnb location was one of my besta perfect place to go and visit to relax
This newly-renovated and remodeled cottage, located on beautiful Lake Kagawong, is situated in the center of Manitoulin Island, Ontario. The cottage features a queen-sized bed, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a three-piece bath. The cottage is insulated and offers a furnished, screened-in porch with a beautiful view of the lake. The cottage has a TV, heating, and free parking facilities, as well.
Lisa's RetreatSpring Bay, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe water looks so cleanRead more reviews
Host:beautifull place by the lake great view lisa & paul are great hosts thanks for the wonderfull boattripthis place is awesome it's clean quiet and relax paul & lisa are great hosts
Surrounded by flowers, green pastures, and cedar forest, the Blue House has a sprawling main floor with one double bedroom, a spacious living room, and a family room, which can also serve as a bedroom with access to a back deck and fenced-in dog yard, a full bathroom, and a kitchen. The upper story has a spacious master bedroom with a king-size brass bed, a cupboard and dresser, and a roomy spare bedroom with a double bed and single cot. Double futon couches in the family room and living room provide extra sleeping space for larger groups. There are also comfortable couches in both areas.
A firepit is in the backyard and wood is provided by the host. The property has a propane barbecue, large picnic table with chairs, a spacious deck shaded by a giant maple tree, an air-conditioner, and an indoor fireplace. The backyard is half an acre (0.2 hectares) in size, with many trees, raspberry bushes, and flowering gardens.
The Blue House on Manitoulin IslandTehkummah, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe space was comfortable for the five adults to spread out between indoor (ebeth's bohemian style made the house comfortable and interesting and beth's artwork is gorgeousbeth made sure we had supplies for a nice healthy (and delicious i might add) breakfastthe house was so comfortable and there wasn't an amenity missingwe wanted a nice comfortable stay at a secluded but scenic area and that's exactly what we gotthe blue house was spacious clean and offered plenty of things to do during down timethe house was clean comfortable warm and there were plenty of supplies and amenitiesthe home is very spacious clean and true to the descriptionbeth's house is old but adorable and very spaciousthe house was spacious yet cozy with many charming touches
Host:beth was an excellent host and made sure we had everything we neededbeth is a fantastic host and provided lots of tips on where to gobeth was a fantastic host greeting us upon arrival giving us helpful island tips and best locations to visitbeth was a very helpful host and i would love to rent the airbnb again next summerthis house was so beautiful beth was a great host and returned my messages within a timely mannerRead more reviewsthe central location made it easy to explore the islandgreat location for seeing the sights of the islandtehkummah was a great location to explore fromlovely house and great location perfect yard for dogsthe blue house was the perfect place for our family as we explored manitoulin island
Kicking Mule Ranch offers three tipis and five one-room bunkies for two adults. Cots can be added to allow for one to two children in each. Each site has a firepit and a picnic table. Wood is provided for 10 CAD (7.80 USD) a bundle. All sites are positioned in a western frontier town-style setting with washrooms and showers nearby. Kicking Mule Ranch also offers a free petting zoo, as well as horseback trail rides and buggy rides, for an additional fee.
A shower house, featuring flush toilets and running taps and a shared summer kitchen is also available for guests. Bedding and towels are provided at an extra cost of 10 CAD (7.80 USD) per bed. The accommodation has Wi-Fi and free parking facilities. KMR is close to the Chi-Cheemaun ferry, a 25-minute drive away, up Highway 6.
Kicking Mule Ranch: 16' Glamour Tipi Camping #1Tehkummah, Ontario, Canada
Located on Lake Mindemoya, this newly built tiny house has a bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen sink, beverage fridge, counter, some dishes, pots and pans, and a brand-new barbeque. It has two spaces to eat, inside or outside, and lots of places to sit and enjoy the day under the walnut tree at the lake or on the deck.
There is an open-concept upstairs space with a double bed and a three-piece, vintage-style bathroom. The house is right on the water and there is a road between the lake, the beach, and the tiny house and cottage.
The Tiny House in the Walnut TreesMindemoya, Ontario, Canada
Just a five-minute drive from the historic Little Current swing bridge, this lakefront home has a bedroom with a bed and one bath. This spotlessly-clean and tastefully-decorated home has a lovely shower room, a spacious living area with a huge TV, a small kitchenette with a sink, a refrigerator, and a microwave. Guests can use the free Wi-Fi, as well as access Netflix on a 50-inch plasma TV, located in the newly-renovated rec room.
A continental breakfast with Keurig coffee, yogurt, juice, fruit, cereal, bagels and English muffins, is served in the morning. The property has heating and free parking, as well.
Lakefront home - Entire Lower LevelLittle Current, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsthere were huge tv chairs and a really comfy bed private entrancethe view was gorgeous the bed exquisite and the access to netflix was a real treatlots of nice little touches like the breakfast nook which was extremely convenientnice space inside with a solid continental breakfastit was clean comfortable and had a beautiful view of the water frontthe place was very clean and nicely decoratedthe place is beautiful clean and well maintainedjust like the pictures it was clean and tidythe space they provide is clean and comfortablethe apartment is sparkling clean and it has everything you might need for a comfortable stay
Host:susan is a wonderful hostsusan is a great hostsusan is a great hostsusan is a great hostlovely helpful hosts and a lovely place to stayRead more reviewsit was close to little currant which is one of the prettiest towns on the islandgreat location close to town (little current) and right on the watervery relaxing location the place itself is extremely nice and very well donean amazing place on such a beautiful lakefront location susan was a wonderful and informative hostif you come to manitoulin island susan's airb&b is the perfect place to stay
This two-bedroom and one-bathroom house has a back deck with seating and a screened-in front porch with a small table and chairs to enjoy the outdoors. Guests can access Wi-Fi, a DVD player, satellite TV, a washer, and dryer. There is a BBQ on the property and it can be used by guests. This home is less than a five-minute drive to the downtown area.
A quiet little piece of Little CurrentSuperhost
Top guest reviewsspacious and comfortable house with all amenities includedthis cottage has everything needed for a comfortable stayalso a cozy little coffee house loco beanz that will satisfy your cravings for javagreat place to stay clean and comfortable quietgreat place to stay clean home and very cozythe house was super clean and was a really great valueplace was clean and neat just as the pictures showedmackenzie's bungalow is cute and clean
Host:a cozy little home and great hostshe is definitely very quick to reply and also very helpfulmackenzie is a great hostmackenzie is a great host and very quick to respond to any questionsmackenzie is a gracious host who has offered her lovely home for guests to stayRead more reviewsi highly recommend this locationthe house is in a great locationit is well equipped and the location is ideal to explore the islandwe really enjoyed that mackenzie’s place is not directly on the main strip but still walking distanceabsolutely a perfect place to stay
The heart and spirit of the Great Lakes of Canada
Manitoulin Island is an ideal example of unity in diversity, with its multiple attractions and rich culture. It has something for people of all walks of life and is a perfect getaway for families and visitors alike.
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