Located approximately 2 hours north of Toronto, and 4 hours west of Ottawa, Muskoka offers plenty of natural beauty and wonders. Known for its many picturesque lakeside locations and some of Canada’s top golf courses, a stay at a luxury rental in this iconic area of Ontario’s cottage country is sure to delight whether you’re looking for a family-friendly vacation or romantic getaway.
Some popular locations in the region include Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph. Muskoka Luxury Retreats is proud to represent exclusive properties located on these famous lakes in the Muskoka District.
The most exclusive and beautiful properties in the region are found on all three lakes, including cottages on “Billionaires Row.” While vacationing in Muskoka, it is not uncommon to run into A-list celebrities while shopping, dining, or experiencing the vast array of fun-filled activities the area has to offer.
The Muskoka Lakes District is one of the most well-known and popular vacation areas in Canada, and has something for everyone, including famous golf courses, spas, and even a National Park!
There is so much to see and do in the Muskoka District which is why so many have made this both their home, as well as their seasonal residence. Water sports such as water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and swimming take place all summer long.
There is no shortage of popular golf courses to enjoy, featuring dozens of hidden gem courses, including eight of the top 100 golf courses in Canada, such as ClubLink.
Outdoor enthusiasts can also enjoy activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking! Another great place to explore is Georgian Bay Island National Park — nestled in the world’s largest freshwater archipelago of 30,000 islands — there are dozens of hiking trails and countless photo opportunities within this rugged, Canadian Shield landscape.
Perhaps the most popular activity is fishing for lake trout, walleye, and whitefish in the crystal clear waters the area is famous for. Winning one of the many fishing competitions could end up being a summer highlight!
No cottage experience is complete in Muskoka without experiencing the evening after-dinner boat cruise past “Billionaires Row.”
Shopping in the quaint town of Port Carling is a must, and guests can experience local artisan delicacies and craft shops, including a burgeoning craft brewery scene that makes for an afternoon well spent.
All seasons are good seasons to experience and enjoy Muskoka. Some guests actually prefer the beautiful multitude of colours that Autumn brings, and enjoy sitting beside a roaring fire in their luxurious retreats. Or cozy up with a romantic winter getaway surrounded by snow-tipped trees.