Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals Around Georgian Bay, Ontario - Updated 2022

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Georgian Bay, Ontario, is located by the Severn River in the area where it joins the eponymous Georgian Bay, one of the largest freshwater bodies in the world. Not simply a giant lake, Georgian Bay is considered an amazing playground for water sports and fishing and is well known for its windswept pines and endless summer days. The town has been a popular destination for over a century as the home to the longest freshwater beach in the world - tourists from far and wide flock to this sunny location to simply gawk at the magnificent landscape. If you’re looking forward to spending an amazing holiday in the Georgian Bay, be sure to check out the top Vrbo vacation rentals around Georgian Bay, Ontario, to start planning your next big trip!

1. Romantic lakeside private getaway (from USD 248)

This exquisite cabin was custom made with logs and occupies a perfect spot by a stunning spring-fed pond. Offering panoramic views of the picturesque Blue Mountains, this serene location emanates a gentle warmth and authentic charm that will draw out a sense of romance and wonder from even the most stoic of men. The wood fireplace, homely decorations, and genteel hardware are sure to make you feel right at home. Make full use of the stunning view by roasting marshmallows over the fire pit next to the pond, whilst sidling up to your partner and admiring the sunset.

Exquisite Log Cabin Retreat - Perfect for a Couples Getaway or some R & R!
181 reviews
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is super cozy and comfortable with spectacular views- an excellent place to rest
Cleanliness:
very professional- clean organized great communication
it was very clean and had all the amenities that one could ever want
it was spotless clean and you can tell the owners really care about the experience of the tenant
Location:
this was the most perfect location we’ve ever stayed
beautiful property perfect location for a relaxing getaway the pictures are exactly what you will find upon arrival
it was a beautiful and relaxing place to get away for our anniversary
we loved that we were close to everything collingwood offered but didn’t want to leave the beautiful cabin
it's so unique private and calming to be there
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2. Rustic cottage on the waterfront (from USD 178)

Constructed with stunning wooden planks and furnished with rustic, bohemian furniture, this newly renovated quaint cottage boasts amazing views of the clear waters of Moon River in the heart of Massasauga Park. Perched on the boundary of a tranquil forest, the cottage is both private yet easily accessible to plenty of other amenities and tourist spots. Cozy up with a great selection of books and board games, or head outside and admire the clear, deep waters on the deck. Otherwise, enjoy a quick paddle in the bay and fire up the grill for a good roast!

Massasauga Park, Moon River, Georgian Bay
7 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the rooms the deck abd the excellent view
nicely updated beautiful views and a comfortable cottage
cottage is very well appointed and comfortable with an amazing view
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and well equipped
Host:
the owners were great to deal with and take great pride in their wonderful cottage
Location:
easy accessibility and neutral location allows many different routes of exploration by water
it was everything i could ask for in this beautiful location
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3. Modern and chic island cottage (from USD 284)

This chic cottage has a very modern interior with dark seats, marble countertops, and flat-screen televisions in the bedrooms and living room. The bathroom is newly renovated and the cottage even comes with a washer and dryer to cater to your every need. A beautiful, open concept living space with a relaxed, laid back atmosphere, enjoy a cold beer on the wrap-around deck and outdoor bar after a long day out on the sparkling waters. The private island also offers peace and quiet for the perfect getaway spot!

Bonnie Island vacation
11 reviews
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very nice and comfortable
the cottage itself was comfortable and very well equipped
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and had more than enough space for the 5 of us
the property house decks and dock were very clean and well maintained
the cottage was spacious spotless and has beautiful interior details
Host:
deborah was very helpful and was able to answer our questions during our stay
the owners greeted me my dad and my brother with smiles and made us feel very welcome
they were incredibly kind and generous
Location:
the location was great too
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4. Spacious and stunning rustic beauty (from USD 290)

Located right by the quiet and picturesque Six Mile Lake, this spacious cottage exudes old country charm with its floor-to-ceiling exposed beams, wooden furniture, and knotty pine lining a tall cathedral ceiling. The gorgeous kitchen has large granite counters, a laundry area, a sun-room, and a huge second story. Perched right next to the beach, guests are free to play around in the sand while soaking in the sun, or bring the paddle boat out for a quick ride around the bay. Take a cat nap in the hammock on the water’s edge, lounge on the dock, try a hand at fishing, sit on the swinging bench or try the trampoline out back - the options are endless!

'Muskoka Rustic Beauty' Located on Beautiful Six Mile Lake!
Port Severn, ON, CA
19 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
phone connectivity and wifi spotty but if the object is a nice quiet relaxing cottage getaway moot
beautiful serene and cozy atmosphere
the cottage itself is fantastic with a spacious living dining and kitchen area
the beds were super comfortable unlike other places we have been
it's very well equipped with everything you need for cooking and the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the cottage is very clean and well maintained
Host:
the friendly owners were able to accommodate us on short notice
owners are responsive and ensure the best experience
jim is a great host and his place was ideal for our family of four including two teens
Location:
great place to spend time with the family for a few days
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5. Luxury, high-end modern cottage (from USD 516)

This gorgeous cottage is located on a private island with direct access to Port Severn and over 180 feet (55 meters) of shoreline. Right on the perimeter of the forest lining Gloucester Pool lake, this accommodation has amazing views of the sunset over Port Severn. The interior has tall cathedral ceilings with an open floor plan living room, along with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The decor and furniture are tasteful and luxurious with plush leather seats, a sophisticated color palette, and state-of-the-art technology. There is even a games room upstairs with a huge television, a billiards table, game consoles, and board games. The cottage also offers complimentary use of a canoe, kayak, swimming platform, and heated outdoor hot tub.

New Luxury Cottage in Muskoka that blends new finishes with a cottage feel
68 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great games loft with a well kept pool table and of course the amazing hot tub
Cleanliness:
the cottage itself is clean and modern
everything is well kept and clean
the house was so well tended to--we found it clean and very comfortable
the place is very spacious and clean and everything that we needed was available
the house is spacious clean beautiful and super comfortable for a large family or group
Host:
they are great hosts
hosts are highly responsive and excellent to work with
based on all the research i did and communication with the owner rick i had pretty high expectations
absolutely stunning cottage host was easy to contact when needed
Location:
location and proximity to ski and winter activities is excellent
cottage and location are wonderful
perfect location - lots of room for all
a perfect place for entertaining
we laughed played games told stories went for walks and had a snowball fight
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6. Charmingly sophisticated country home (from USD 158)

This charming country home has lovely soft fabrics, romantic soft lighting, and cozy rustic decor. Originally a barn, it was converted into a country home in the 1940s. Despite its modern, updated features, it has still managed to maintain its old unique charm and vintage appeal. Located at the end of a street with a huge backyard, fire pit, and forested hill, the lot offers a lot of privacy and peace whilst also being close to many large tourist attractions such as The Georgian Trail, Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre, and Meaford Golf Course. There are also three bedrooms, capable of hosting seven people in total, and a modest deck to enjoy a barbecue and relax on.

Meaford Country Home
25 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the linens and beds were so comfy--the master bedroom had an a/c unit which was great in this heat
Cleanliness:
it is very clean with a combination of old-time charm and some modern updates
the house is very clean and comfortable
the house came as described was clean and ready for us
the place is very clean and has everything you need for your stay
eric's country cottage is well described and was clean and fully equipped
Host:
a very pleasant and cooperative property owner
Location:
the location is superb
but if you are looking for rustic country character full of adventure then this location is perfect
we also liked that we were in walking distance of the hiking trails lcbo restaurants and the water
the backyard is amazing and a great place to hangout and watch the stars near the fire
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7. Cozy boathouse on the water

Floating on the beautiful clear waters of Otter Lake, this well-maintained family cabin is the perfect spring and summer vacation lodge. Get as close to the waters as you want with this cozy boathouse. Admire the serene waters, as far as the eye can see, on the balcony, and take in the gentle scent of pine wafting in the breeze. With an open concept floor plan and natural pine wood, even this modest space feels spacious and comfortable with an entire family inside. Clean with plenty of bright light, along with stunning views of the sunset, guests are free to use the complimentary paddle boat and kayaks or drop by the nearby marina to rent skis, tubes, and watercrafts.

Cozy Upper Boathouse For Rent
Parry Sound, ON, CA
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. A large, elegant and luxurious cottage

This huge one-story cottage may look like an adorable miniature house from a picture book but the interior is incredibly spacious with its streamlined open floor plan and great use of space. Each piece of furniture is tastefully chosen with a sophisticated color palette and great use of textures such as marble and embroidery. Newly renovated with two master bedrooms, a hot tub, games room, and huge kitchen with a giant harvest dining table, this living space seems straight out of Architectural Digest. Located on a sandy beach next to a warm, spring-fed lake, this cottage seems like something out of an oasis. Just next door is Awenda Provincial Park with its amazing hiking trails in summer and a winter wonderland in December. Living here feels luxurious and indulgent, yet also akin to a pastoral fantasy.

Beautiful Five Bedroom Cottage plus Den and Sauna!
33 reviews
cottage 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the nights were quiet and all enjoyed comfortable private sleeping space
a tv would be nice in the main living area as many like to watch news sports etc
we especially loved the waterfront with its easy access to swimming and canoeing in the warm water
Cleanliness:
the owner continues to make upgrades to the place and keeps it very clean
Host:
our host was responsive to our questions and needs
we really enjoyed our stay and the owner was very responsive to all of our questions
it was great value and the owner was prompt in replying to any emails
we love the place as it is very spacious and very kids friendly
Location:
location was great and right off the lake
love the proximity to awenda provincial park which offered lovely winter hiking opportunities
only recommendation would be out door lighting otherwise beautiful location
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9. Perfect cottage in the woods

This rustic cottage is well maintained and offers a traditional camping-in-the-woods experience with a modern twist. Lounge by the fire pit and roast marshmallows under the stars or huddle up in front of the huge flat-screen television inside after a quick session in the sauna - the choice is yours! Nestled in the Niagara Escapement, this establishment has an amazing view of the blue Georgian Bay waters and access to an abundance of space on the private beach. Take advantage of the central location in the Bruce Peninsula or kick back on the shore and admire the cool shade by the crystal clear waters.

Beautiful Waterfront Cottage on the Georgian Bay shores of the Bruce Peninsula.
Wiarton, ON, CA
19 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage was very comfortable and spacious
the cottage was clean and comfortable plus had two outside seating areas with great views
Cleanliness:
well equipped (technology & kitchen) clean dog-friendly and excellent owner communication
the cottage is lovely; clean well equipped and located perfectly for a stay on the bruce peninsula
Host:
the owner was super friendly
the owner matthew was pleasure to deal with
matthew is a great host eager to please very good to respond
the owner matthew is friendly and enthusiastic which is a great bonus when renting in unfamiliar territory
the owner matt was a very good host which made our stay even more comfortable
Location:
close to the town and yet far enough away to feel peaceful
location was perfect for us
wiarton is a great central location within bruce peninsula
we loved the bruce peninsula and the location of this property on colpoy's bay was ideal
it was a great location for morning hikes on the bruce trail even a easy drive to tobermory
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10. Colorful and whimsical fairy tale cottage

This cute little cottage has a boardwalk leading straight to the water and offers a clear, unobstructed view of the serene bay. Like something out of a home decor magazine, the interior is brightly colored with whimsical little details that draw out one’s inner child. The exposed wooden beams simply add to the charm and bring the surrounding woods indoors. Accommodating up to a whopping 13 guests, the cabin has 3 bedrooms, 2 with 4 bunks each, and has a sauna as well. If you’re not up for whipping up huge meals for so many people, fret not for the owners of the property also offer a catering service by an award-winning local chef.

Simply A Beautiful Place...
15 reviews
cottage 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
she was accommodating helpful attentive and most of all kind
elizabeth was a pleasure to speak with and was very attentive
elizabeth was friendly and helpful from day one
Location:
there are so many things to say about the excellence and beauty of this location
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Fairy tale cottages and romantic sunsets

Georgian Bay, Ontario, is a gorgeous location with crystal clear waters and beautiful pine trees. In summer, the bay transforms into a shining, shimmering playground for activities like fishing, kayaking, and canoeing, all under the beautiful sun. Be sure not to miss out on all the fun with our top 10 Vrbo vacation rentals around Georgian Bay, Ontario, all of which feature everything you’re looking for - natural beauty, peace, and serenity of the perfect vacation.

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