Fall Flavours of Lake Country
October 19 – November 4, 2018
Celebrate Flavours this Fall with the Grape & Olive serving featured Canadian themed dishes.. Experience our local Flavours through delicious 2-3 course prix fixe dinner menus.
Escape to one of Ontario’s most loved culinary trails.
Welcome to Ontario’s Apple Country, where the moderating effects of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment create perfect conditions for growing amazing apples – and baking perfect apple pies! The Apple Pie Trail is your guide to local apple art, history, cideries, cafes, orchards, shops and galleries in and around The Blue Mountains. Visit the Apple Pie Trail family, 37 year-round and seasonal stops taking you from Collingwood to Meaford including six stops in the Blue Mountain Village including Apple Crumble, Caramel Candy Apples, Coffin Ridge Forbidden Fruit Hard Cider, freshly pressed Apple juice and Apple Galette.
Getaway for Two
From $172 per room (plus taxes & resort fee) Weekday, non event days only.
• Deluxe King Suite in our luxury hotel
• Complimentary Hotel Valet parking
• $50 resort credit per room (can be used for dining or spa services, non-transferable)
• $10 free play per person for members of the Players Passport Club (membership is FREE)
2 nights accommodation in one of our fully equipped cottages with Gas BBQ, private deck and Fire pit Wine tasting at Georgian Hills Vineyard OR Cider tasting at Beaver Valley Cidery Local Cheese platter with Local Cider in your cottage on arrival Gourmet Dinner served in your cottage.
Sample Dinner Menu Choices:
Sunset Salad of 3 greens with Sweet onions, almonds and Mandarin in a poppyseed dressing or Classic Caesar Salad or New England Clam Chowder Or Tomato and Fresh Herb Bisque
Breast of Chicken Stuffed with local Bacon and Smoked Gouda with a roasted Red Pepper Sauce Pacific Salmon in a light Dill Sauce
Traditional Beef Wellington with a Green Peppercorn Hunter Demi Glace Steak Dianne for 2 – prepared tableside – (please add 30.00 per couple for this option)
Herbed crusted Rack of Lamb – please add 12.00pp
Oven Roasted Baby Potatoes or Herbed long grain and Wild Rice
Glazed baby Carrots or Asparagus Fresh baked Rolls and Butter Fresh Baked Apple Blossoms with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Or Crepes aux Fraises with Chocolate and Whipped Cream Fresh Brewed Coffee
499.00/couple week-days 549.00/couple weekends
Couples Resort & Algonquin Spa.
Luxury Romance and Adventure!
Nature Surrounds us here at Algonquin Park, come experience the wilderness which is perfect for relaxing spa treatments, walking, hiking and fishing.
1st Class Gourmet Dining for the greatest Foodies. Exceptional Flesh Meats, Fish, Gluten Free and Vegan.
Wine Spectator Awarded. All Tipping and Dinner and Breakfast are Included in Prices.
Private Hot Tubs on each Deck and 1Gig Fibre-Optics for Free Wifi, Streaming Netflix on 50″TV’s.
Leading Spas of Canada approved Organic Algonquin Spa on-site.
Horseback riding and 2 Algonquin Park Museums and Several Artist Galleries nearby.
FREE: Algonquin Park Pass, Hiking, Walking, Tennis, Canoeing, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Sauna & Fitness Gym, Billiard Tables, Mountain Bikes and Fishing Boats. Summer Swimming Pool.
Winter Wilderness is a one of a kind experience with Guaranteed Daily IceHiking on Algonquin Park Trails. Weather Dependent for Cross Country Skiing, Horseback, Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling & Ice skating.
5-STAR RESORT. A Small Romantic Resort with 46 Luxury lakefront accommodations, Jr. Suites or Cabins, each has a Pampering King Bed and a very large double Jacuzzi in front of the Wood Burning Fireplace, all with Private Hot Tubs on Private Decks overlooking the Lake. Some Cabins have Cedar Saunas. Many accommodations have Steam Saunas.
Discover the delicious tastes of Muskoka dining. The restaurants at Deerhurst are committed to the “eat local” food movement. Director of Food & Beverage Rory Golden has been a true advocate for Ontario growers and producers, assisting in the foundation of the Savour Muskoka culinary trail. Now, Executive Chef, David Bakker is continuing and furthering that trend working with 20 local food producers. Seasonally, Deerhurst harvests its own honey, herbs, shiitake mushrooms and maple syrup right at the resort. With four unique restaurants onsite, dining is always an adventure.
Eclipse Dining Room is our signature dining room overlooking the bay. Reservations are required.
Compass Grill & Lounge drop by with friends and family for a casual meal and cocktails.
Maple Pub & Patio, open May to October offers casual dining and beverages overlooking out Lakeside Golf Course.
Steamers Steakhouse & Bar, open May to October, is Muskoka’s favourite summer restaurant. Bringing a mix of contemporary and traditional steakhouse flavours, it’s a great spot to tuck into summer dining.
CHEF ROGER MOOKING FALL CULINARY WEEKEND AT DEERHURST!
October 26 – 28, 2018 | From 299*/person, based on double occupancy
Chef Roger Mooking is bringing his culinary expertise to Deerhurst this October for weekend full of fun, food, and lots of flavour!
- Two nights’ accommodation
- Friday night marché reception and live music
- Saturday meet and greet plus book signing
- Craft beer hike
- Saturday night dinner and demo hosted by Chef Roger Mooking
Taxes and resort fee extra; conditions apply
Muskoka Brewery “Cheers to Beer” Package
Rates from $144* / night
Deerhurst is declaring November craft beer month – and who better to celebrate than with than our official beer partner, Muskoka Brewery, the original craft brewery in Muskoka? Your craft beer discovery retreat includes accommodation at Deerhurst, a VIP tour of Muskoka Brewery with sampling and special discount on Muskoka Brewery merchandise and a sampler 4-pack Muskoka Brewery craft beer delivered to your room.
Continue your beer tasting journey with Executive Chef Rory Golden’s Muskoka Brewery table d’hote dinner featuring delicious dishes all featuring beer as an ingredient with optional pairings to complement each dish. Or try a Muskoka Brewery tasting flight served on a mini-paddle – how Muskoka is that? Dinner and tasting flights not included.
- VIP Tour of Muskoka Brewery, and 10% off merchandise at the brewery at the time of the tour
- 4 Pack of Muskoka Beer with opener delivered to the room
During November, Executive Chef Rory Golden and his culinary team have crafted a special menu for you to enjoy: Muskoka Brewery ‘Cheers to Beer!’ Fall Menu! (Additional to package; not included.)
November 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019 | From $269
Panoramic views from the pine-paneled dining room and screened-in porch overlook the most spectacular lakeside scenery in the Kawarthas. An exciting, acclaimed menu created by our Executive Chef, incorporates the unique characteristics of Southern California influences presented in the classic French tradition. A vintage wine selection unparalleled in the region and a seasoned, friendly service staff combine to offer an exceptional dining experience. Dress is casual, ambiance is gracious.
All rates are per night based on Double Occupancy, Except for the Two Bedroom Cottage, which is based on quad occupancy. Additional person is $90 per person per night, plus HST.
Amaze at the natural beauty of Muskoka and Georgian Bay by float plane!
Looking for a unique dining experience? Let us whisk you away to a lakeside restaurant on a “Fly & Dine”! We have many options to chose from including: World Famous Henry’s Fish Restaurant.
View Parry Island and Georgian Bay on a 25 minute tour for $115 +hst per adult or see the 30,000 Islands on a 35 minute flight for $152 +hst per adult.
Spend a day enjoying one of our fly-in adventures: Fly-In Fishing day trips, “Fly & Ride” ATV Adventure or “Fly & Hike” to a remote Georgian Bay Island.
Skip the traffic and arrive in style, charter us to fly you from your local airport directly to your dock in cottage country.
Relax at our waterfront, and enjoy our new restaurant or ice cream parlour & coffee shop, while watching the float planes come and go.
We’d love to take you flying. Will it be our dock, or yours?
From $398 pp/pn/dbl
Wine tasting and cheese board at Adamo Estate Winery
Accommodation and buffet breakfast for two at Hockley Valley Resort
Includes 3-course dinner in ‘cabin’
Experience a luxurious escape for two, mid-week rates starting as low as $259 including breakfast and resort credits.
Two-night package includes:
• Luxurious accommodations with fireplace
• Breakfast for two adults daily in Cottages Restaurant
• $25 CAD dining credit per night
• $25 CAD spa credit per night
• One bottle of wine per stay
- Valid through: April 30, 2019
- Promotional Code: ES7
Kick Off the Holidays with the 10TH Anniversary of JW Marriott open in Muskoka
Celebrate 10 great years at The Rosseau with live entertainment and special activities
Click here to view their offerings
December 19 – January 6, 2019
Guided nature walks, fat biking, campfire breakfast, kids’ crafts, yoga and more!
Give your family the JW treatment in Muskoka this season. Save up to 35% on a family getaway!
This two night offer includes:
• Luxurious accommodations with fireplace
• Breakfast daily for two adults and up to three children (under 12 years)
in Cottages Restaurant
• Dining credit of $75CAD per night for Cottages, Lakes Lounge, Teca
or Muskoka Chophouse
• “Build a Rosseau Buddy” stuffed animal workshop for up to three guests
per room per stay
Valid through: February 1, 2019
Promotional Code: ARN
The smoky sizzle of locally-reared, hand-trimmed steak on the grill… the fragrant, mouth-watering aroma of pan-seared catch-of-the-day, browning in a cast-iron pan, the way it was done a hundred years ago… the crunch of crisp, flavor-filled organic vegetables grown locally… the unmistakable, earthy flavor of a buttery baked potato. This is the Mattawa River way. This is the Cardinal way. Memorable meals are one of the hallmarks of every great vacation, and your host’s great passion is food prepared how it used to be, using the freshest, purest ingredients, bought locally.
At the Cardinal Restaurant and Lounge, nothing is more important than simple quality, enjoyed among friends and family. Eat your fill of hearty, healthy, deliciously satisfying entrees, soups, salads and side dishes prepared with care, and made fresh every day. Enjoy breakfast your way, from light and simple to lumberjack-sized platters, all made-to-order. Lunch selections to please every palate from vegetarian to omnivore prepared in dedicated kitchen areas ensuring that our non-meat-eating guests can enjoy their meals without concern. At The Cardinal, your comfort and enjoyment are our greatest pleasures! For younger campers, we have an array of tasty, kid-friendly dishes like plump, juicy butcher-shop hot dogs, grilled sliders, hand-tossed homemade chicken nuggets and made-to-order mini-pizzas. How about a side of hand-omnivore utterly- irresistible poutine prepared from scratch, using Quebecois cheese curds and home-style gravy?
Join us for a romantic getaway for two. Book a 2-night stay in one of our cabins, get a bottle of bubbly in your room and receive dinner at The Norsemen Restaurant (3-course meal, no alcohol or gratuity included) starting at only $550! Call today to book your romantic getaway at beautiful, newly renovated, Walker Lake Resort!
Delight your inner foodie with local flavours and mouth-watering dishes you’ll never forget. With food and drink experiences covering everything from sampling craft brews and sipping wines, to indulging in quaint cafe treats and spoiling yourself with delectable fine dining, Ontario’s Highlands is a land rich with fresh ingredients and incredible flavours.
Fall Flavours of Lake Country
October 19 – November 4, 2018
Celebrate Flavours this spring with local restaurants serving featured Canadian themed dishes. It’s time for our local chefs and restaurants to create some unique and authentic dishes. Experience our local Flavours through delicious 2-3 course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus created by participating Flavours of Ontario’s Lake Country restaurants!
Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of our local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years. Throughout those years the producers and local businesses have been more and more creative with their products and the different uses of maple.
Pick up your passport and visit our 24 stops along the maple route and plan to attend some of our maple-themed events. We hope you can join in the fun of this true Canadian Experience and enjoy the sweetest route in Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater.
Are you looking to stay a while? Our local accommodators have put together wonderful Tap into Maple packages. Whether you are a family or a couple, you will find the perfect getaway package.
October 19 – November 4, 2018
Enjoy a locally inspired 3 course dinner for only $35 per person. Taxes & gratuities are in addition.
Dine & Stay Package
Packages starting at $249, Available May 18 – November 3, 2018
This season, dine and stay in luxury. This package offers an exclusive room rate, a $100 dining voucher at our Lighthouse45 Restaurant & Breakfast at our Lighthouse45 Restaurant.
Package Available Weekdays Only. Package inclusions:
One night, double accommodation in a luxurious suite
$100 dining voucher at The Lighthouse45 Restaurant
Breakfast at The Lighthouse45 Restaurant
WINDOWS AT ROCKY CREST IN MUSKOKA
With spectacular views of Lake Joseph and a menu filled with exciting, Canadiana-inspired dishes, Windows at Rocky Crest Resort offers fine dining in a traditional Muskoka setting. From appetizer to dessert, every mouthful will surprise and delight your taste buds. The best steak and seafood served in Muskoka. Tempt yourself with fresh lobster from our live lobster tank, also our Muskoka fine dining room serves only the finest quality premium cuts of Canadian beef, expertly grilled to your exact preference. In addition, Windows menu includes many other traditional favorites, as well as freshly prepared soups, salads and homemade desserts. Experience exceptional Muskoka resort dining at its best at Rocky Crest Resort on Lake Joseph.
Open for breakfast and dinner. Reservations are recommended for dinner. Hours of operation are subject to change, based on business demands. Call 1-800-263-5763 to book your reservation today.
Enjoy a fun-filled yet relaxing getaway at one of Ontario’s premier lakeside resorts in the heart of the world famous Muskoka – Georgian Bay lake district. Located in a quiet sheltered cove on the northern shores of Gloucester Pool, part of the historic Trent Severn Waterway, the resort encompasses over 700 meters (2000 feet) of pristine shoreline and over 100 acres of property. The views are breath taking, and it is difficult to believe that the greater Toronto area is only a short 90 minute drive.
Over the years, Severn Lodge has gained a well-earned reputation for delicious foods, popular wines, and gracious country hospitality. All meals are served in the Main Lodge Dining Room where guests can enjoy a view of our spectacular waterfront.
Menu items are both regional and international, and are carefully selected to ensure a delightful variety of choices. They are meticulously prepared by our executive chef and his staff, and served by our friendly and courteous servers. Meals are prepared from basic ingredients, and careful attention is given to using fresh, high quality, and healthy ingredients. Guests can also choose from a wine list that features a selection of the most popular international and domestic VQA wines.
The resort features:
- Accommodation in a lake view room or suite
- Delicious meals
- Use of lodge’s recreation facilities including an outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool spa, sandy beach & lake swimming, waterpark featuring a 25’ water trampoline, water slide & climbing pyramid
- Canoes, pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards, mountain bikes, 100 acres of wooded hiking trails, tennis, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, fishing, and games room
- Terrific fishing in Gloucester Pool
- Summertime water-skiing & tubing, and evening entertainment
- Outboard boat & jet ski rentals
- Daily maid service
- Auto parking & baggage handling
- Nearby (extra charge) there is a full service spa, championship golf courses, horseback riding, picturesque lakeside villages with shopping, historic attractions, live summer theatre, boat cruises, and more!
Severn Lodge also has several cottages & suites with kitchens where guests can do their own cooking.
Severn Lodge has been family owned and operated for nearly a century, and is dedicated to providing the highest standards of hospitality, comfort, and personal service.
Call 1-844-877-6112 for details or visit our website at www.severnlodge.com
With Sherwood Inn’s quaint, authentic Muskoka charm, breathtaking surroundings and Lake Joseph views, is it any wonder that it would be the perfect place to bring that special someone for a romantic adult escape? With Sherwood’s incredible culinary reputation this package includes breakfast buffet and four-course dinner daily for each person. Visit us once. Love us forever.
- On-site accommodations
- Daily breakfast for each person
- Daily four-course dinner for each person
Red Wine and Wild Game
November 9 – 11 & 16 – 18, 2018
Indulgence and entertainment is the mantra for one of the most enjoyable themed weekends Sir Sam’s has to offer this fall. This most unique all-inclusive experience has guests enjoying our finest entrées featuring wild game, a red wine tasting and, for good measure, an afternoon of skeet shooting. This weekend has quickly become a favourite for guests looking who enjoy world-class dining, fine wine and some relaxed fun.
In addition to daily 3-course dinners, you will enjoy our delicious made-to-order country breakfast each morning during your stay. Comfortable room accommodations of your choosing include a wood-burning fireplace – a great way to end your day after enjoying all the amenities Sir Sam’s has to offer, including the WaterSpa. These limited weekends book fast so call now to secure your 2-night stay!
Indulge without the guilt; as a Canadian health spa, Ste. Anne’s believes in nourishing the body on all levels. Relaxation would not be complete without taking care of the great appetite that develops during your stay at the spa. We have gone to great lengths to put together a dining experience that is both healthy and wholesome. You will notice that we don’t discuss calories or fat content on our menus. If your requirements are left wanting by our philosophy please feel free to ask the chef to prepare a special meal. The dress code in the dining room is very casual, be yourself, and be relaxed!
Our culinary team considers the healing powers of food for the body and soul when creating Ste. Anne’s breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Specifically designed to intrigue and delight, each dish generates a strong response from guests who appreciate the creativity while taking comfort in knowing that every ingredient is hand-selected after thorough consideration.
Private Chef Experience
For a limited time, this $300+ value is complimentary (based on availability) for groups of 5 or more when you reserve a stay in one of our 5 uniquely appointed spa cottages. One of the most unique attributes of our Ste. Anne’s Spa Cottage experience is the ability to have your very own Chef prepare a delicious 4-course dinner for you in the privacy of your accommodation. This is your chance to get all of your culinary questions answered and really get to know one of Ste. Anne’s own Chefs.
Your group will choose hors d’oeuvre, appetizer, main dishes and dessert in advance, and then look on as your Chef creates tantalizing items like caramelized sea scallops, marinated beef tenderloin and wild mushroom crepes.
With ever-growing traffic headaches and unpredictable weather, traveling to the spa can become yet another source of stress in your life. When you need to get away, this is the last thing you need to worry about. Let us make all the arrangements and start your journey to wellness with stress free travel.
This is why Ste. Anne’s is the only destination spa in Canada that starts caring for guests before they even arrive. Let your cares melt away with round-trip train transportation, we’ll even shuttle you to and from the train station.
This Overnight Getaway Includes:
• CAA 4-diamond accommodation
• Round-trip train transportation from Toronto’s Union Station (price may fluctuate for other stations)
• Shuttle pick up and drop off from Cobourg VIA Station to Ste. Anne’s Spa
• $120 spa and wellness allowance
• 4-Course dinner (amuse-bouche, appetizer, main and dessert)
• Breakfast (a la carte hot breakfast)• 3-Course lunch (appetizer, main and dessert)
• Afternoon tea (selection of sweet and savoury treats)
• Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages at all meals
• Use of a Ste. Anne’s signature robe
• Reusable spa bag
• Complete use of the facilities
Dining at The Briars is always an enjoyable experience and is a part of your complete dining packages as part of your stay with us. You can enjoy traditional and contemporary favourites, beautifully served in our relaxed settings. Our chef and culinary staff are skilled and add creative flair to their work, resulting in fresh seasonal dishes and a delightful dining experience for any occasion. Casual and fine dining menus are offered.
Whenever possible, we use fresh local and organic products and our featured desserts are made in-house.
Our wine list will enhance your dining experience at our resort
We have carefully selected the best from Ontario wineries and breweries. The beer and wine list is augmented by an excellent selection from around the world. Our dining rooms are fully licensed.
Falls Side Dining
From tasting menus to casual fine dining to lunch on the patio to ‘Wednesday 5 off (wingsday)’. The Falls Inn offers a number of dining options suitable for a range of getaways or outings. Let Chef April and her team prepare a treat for you!
Country Escape Getaway
Replace the noise of the city with the sound of the falls. Includes accommodation, $30 dinner credit per person in the falls-view dining room and sawyers continental breakfast.
Maple $104 per person
Cherry $119 per person
Mahogany $134 per person
Maple $119 per person,
Cherry $134 per person
Mahogany $149 per person.
Rates per person per night double occupancy.
AN ASADO FEAST ON THE BEACH
DATES: JULY 28th, 2018
Do you want to relax in great company and eat delicious food right by the water?
Join us for a mouth-watering Argentinean Asado at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Our Chef will delight in grilling “Carne a Las Brasas” — a selection of Ontario Lamb and other meats grilled for seven hours over an open fire — with salads, sauces and of course a scrumptious Argentinean dessert. Watch a spectacular sunset and a sky full of stars after dinner while enjoying the company of new friends during this family-style al fresco meal. Don’t miss this delicious banquet!
Bring a guitar, flute or other musical instrument — or just bring yourselves and enjoy this unique occasion.
Please book ahead. $55 per person / $25 for children up to the age of 12
GUIDED CANOE TRIPS
Are you intrigued by what the fur traders and Voyageurs experienced during their early expeditions? Explore the French River as they did so many years ago with our ORCKA-certified canoe guide to take you there. These trips are ideal for any level paddler with your expert guide to provide cultural and natural history information — and teach or review paddling techniques along the way. The French River is unique in that the current is not noticeable either upstream or down, and rapids can easily be avoided, viewed from the shore, or quickly portaged. The perfect venue for both beginner and experienced paddlers. Book a private trip and set your own pace and agenda in advance or as you go. All necessary gear is provided. A scrumptious gourmet picnic lunch is included on full-day trips. On half-day trips, book a Lodge lunch, picnic lunch, or 3-course dinner before or after your adventure and regale us with tales of wildlife sightings and your discoveries.
After enjoying the delicious hamper breakfast that’s delivered to your door, saunter over to the beach where your guide will meet you to embark on your French River paddling adventure.
To book, please call for availability well in advance of the day you’d like to go.
From $240 for two.
Groups of up to eight can be accommodated, please enquire about pricing.
Additional costs may be applicable if booking our water taxi for drop-offs/pick-ups and if booking lunch and/or dinner.
LUNCH & VOYAGEUR TIME
Enjoy a delicious lunch on our screened in porch overlooking the French River and then board our water taxi to enjoy an easy walk to Five Finger Rapids, one of the loveliest spots on the French River.
En route, Skipper Alex will bring alive the fascinating history of when the Voyageurs plied these waterways.
Lunch at 12:30pm, tour departs from our main dock at 1:30pm, returns at approximately 3:30pm.
To book, please call for availability or register at our Front Desk in advance of the day you’d like to go.
$48+HST/person (Lodge lunch & tour)
$35+HST/person (tour only)
The Westin Trillium House Blue Mountain was awarded a Conde Nast Readers Choice Top 20 Canadian Resort title for 2010 and 2011 and is the only hotel in Ontario to receive this distinction. Just two hours northwest of Toronto, you’ll find tucked between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Huron’s Georgian Bay Ontario’s largest ski resort, Blue Mountain. Nestled ideally next to the mountain in a vibrant pedestrians-only village, The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain is an oasis of rest and rejuvenation amidst spectacular natural beauty.
A skier and snowboarders dream, the ever-expanding Blue Mountain Ski Resort beckons with its 43 skiing and snowboarding trails for all levels of skill and experience plus a 1km mountaintop skating track with rentals available. In the summer, the majestic escarpment—one of Canada’s 12 World Unesco Bioreserves—beckons, embracing endless attractions including mountain biking, rope courses, Mountaintop Segway tours, mountain coaster rides, mill pond activities, zip lining, rock climbing, putting challenge, hiking, golfing and much more. Two minutes from the hotel, the public Northwinds Beach invites guests to relax as does the serene, private Blue Mountain beach, a mere ten minute drive or complimentary shuttle ride away.
Swimming is always an option in our year-round outdoor heated pool and hot tubs or at Plunge! Aquatic Centre, an all-seasons aquatic center with indoor and outdoor pools. Explore the Blue Mountain Village’s array of shops and dining venues, easily reached outside the resort’s doors. A destination any time of the year, The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain offers many comforts to complement the beauty that surrounds you.
Stroll through the Blue Mountain Village, a quaint pedestrian community brimming with boutiques, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. For a schedule of events at the village square, call Service Express for a Calendar of Events.
Visit our website for rates and information
Pull up a chair. You’re about to have a dining experience that is distinctly, uniquely, Ontario.
Mount Julian restaurant lives by the philosophy that the best ingredients are found locally, and you can’t get much more local than this. Our menu features ingredients sourced as locally as our front lawn and from as far afield as the farmer’s market.
Who knows what you’ll find when you tag along with our team on a farm tour or foraging adventure at Viamede Resort. Today, young cattail shoots; tomorrow, fresh quail eggs.
The Kawartha region basks in a wealth of excellent local producers. Twice a week, we head to the farmer’s market for all the produce and unique supplies we can get our hands on, to catch up with farmers and plan future gastronomic collaborations. Guests are always welcome to join the fun.
Each dish is crafted around these edible treasures, using at least one ingredient harvested from Viamede Resort’s property in every one. Local delicacies even make an appearance in our drinks menu: ready for a home-infused spruce gin martini or Viamede Resort bacon caesar, anyone?
Join us for a five, seven or nine-course meal or a drink in the Mount Julian Lounge. You’re in for a culinary experience that honours the incredible connection between humans and nature. From our farm and forest to your table.
Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County.
Making Moccasins | Sip, Swill and Savour | Stray Cats | Some Like It Hot | Sleigh Bells Ring | Walk into Winter | Ski Like a Canadian | Snowshoe Like a Canadian | The Art & Syrup of Maple
A Gourmet Romantic Getaway you’ll never forget.
Family resort on Ahmic Lake, 1,2,3 and 5 bedroom HK cottages, new renovated, mostly lakefront, some with their own private hot tub, fireplaces, Swiss-Canadian style restaurant/bar, winter activities like snowshoeing, explore our trails through our bush or head on out onto the lake, x-country skiing, snowmobiling with direct access to C104D, etc.
The Swiss Country House Restaurant
LLBO – OPEN YEAR ROUND – Authentic Swiss and Canadian cuisine right on resort! Mouth-watering Dishes and impeccable Service you’ll only find at our casual / fine dining Swiss Country House Restaurant featuring traditional Swiss dishes like Schnitzels, Cordon-bleu, Swiss potato Roesti, Steaks, Fish and more…
Or for Dessert a homemade Apple Strudel, homemade Pies, and much more.
Take your next Algonquin Park Vacation to the next level by booking a special accommodation package at one of Algonquin Park’s finest resorts – Bartlett Lodge. We have a resort package to suit every guest and every interest. For a one of a kind family resort vacation, romantic couples escape or Algonquin Park wilderness adventure, our Algonquin Park lodge has the package for you. Bartlett Lodge is open from May until October and offers different packages throughout the season. Whether you choose a guided fishing package or a one of a kind Algonquin Park canopy tent experience, we will do our best to ensure that your stay with us will be one that you won’t soon forget.
102nd ANNIVERSARY PACKAGE
As Algonquin Park’s most historic resort, Bartlett Lodge celebrates its 102nd Anniversary in 2019, and we’d like you to come celebrate with us. Enjoy the comforts of a log cabin, with 4 course gourmet dinners each night and fresh country buffet and menu breakfast each morning, served in our award winning dining room.
Availability – This Package is available during the months of May and June and select dates in September and October.
TOM THOMSON DISCOVERY PACKAGE
Over 100 years ago in July of 1917, Canada’s most famous landscape artist died on Canoe Lake. This is an opportunity to travel by canoe to the sites where Thomson lived, painted and died on Canoe Lake. Our Lodge Naturalist will accompany you as you follow in the footsteps of Tom Thomson, over 100 years after his passing.
This Package includes 2 tickets to the McMichael Canadian Collection to view their work by Tom Thomson OR 2 tickets to the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa to view their collection of Thomson paintings.
This 2 night Package includes all meals and accommodation and is available Sunday to Thursday. This Package must be booked at least two weeks in advance of your arrival. Alternate transportation may be arranged. Please contact the Lodge.
Availability – This Package is available June, July & August.
A WILDERNESS GOURMET DELIGHT
This two night package includes a four course gourmet dinner for two served each night in Bartlett’s famous dining room, with a bottle of Ontario VQA wine for each dinner. Each morning there is a continental buffet and hot breakfast. One Charcuterie lunch for two is served in our Guest Lounge or brought to your private cabin. Dining in the wilderness of Algonquin Park; it doesn’t get any better than this!
Availability – This Package is available May through October.
“GLAMPING” IN LUXURY AND A FREE FOUR COURSE DINNER
Spend two nights in a traditional Algonquin-style platform tent, equipped with a king size bed. Comforts of a private washroom are located in a building next door. Each morning includes our fresh continental buffet and country style breakfast entré. All of this and a free dinner for one person in Bartlett’s award winning dining room. The second guests dinner in this package will be charged at the full rate.
Availability – This Package is available during the months of May, June and select dates in July, August, September and October.
HAILSTORM CREEK WILDLIFE VIEWING
Bring your cameras and binoculars to capture that first glimpse of a moose or beaver, because our 2 night package includes a day trip to Algonquin Park’s finest wildlife viewing area – Hailstorm Creek at Lake Opeongo. Start your day with our country-style, hearty breakfast, and then make your way to Algonquin Outfitters Opeongo Store where a water taxi will escort you, all equipment (canoes or kayaks and life jackets included) to Hailstorm Creek. Spend your day exploring the nature reserve, taking in water birds like the Heron and Loon, birds of prey, and song birds. Enjoy packed lunch on us. You are picked up by water taxi in the late afternoon and returned to the Opeongo Store to complete your day.
Availability – This package is available July 1st to September 3rd.
SLOW THINGS DOWN FOR TWO NIGHTS
Ditch work for two days and come unwind with us at Bartlett Lodge on tranquil Cache Lake. Your stay includes our famous four course gourmet dinner with two bottles of Ontario VQA wine, breakfast and packed lunches on both days of your stay.
Availability – Package is available Monday to Thursday every week of our season.
Presenting a getaway package to satisfy the most savvy food lovers! Delight your palate with the award-winning cuisine of Chef Buder. Your culinary getaway includes an overnight stay in a charming guestroom and a three course dinner in our Headwaters Restaurant. The spectacular view is complimentary!
Enjoy a truly personalized relaxation experience and savour your time with a tailored signature experience. Each program can be further customized to meet individual needs.
Our day spa packages include a
$120 spa voucher ~ additional services can be paid for in person on site.
Yoga / Meditation / Nature trails / Interactive Chef sessions.
Fresh Ingredients, Impeccable Cuisine
We could try and explain to you some of the mouthwatering meals that you’ll enjoy during your stay. We could also let you know that our team of chefs are ready to serve you night and day but why tell you all that? We’d rather have you come taste and experience it for yourself.
Your special requests can be catered to. Please give us 24 hrs notice.
Enjoy casual fine dining in the original century old Muskoka lodge which has also seen substantial restoration of its early architecture. The menu offers seasonally inspired cuisine, emphasizing fresh, simple preparation using locally grown foods. The majestic post and beam architecture of the main lodge affords a captivating and panoramic view of the lake and surrounding forest.
Indulge in exquisite three-course dinners, delicious hot breakfasts, and all the amenities the resort has to offer. Trillium’s Culinary Team is equipped to prepare meals to various dietary requirements upon request.
- Dinner & Breakfast
- The resort service charge
Fall/Winter/Spring Rates from $157 per person based on a 1-night stay
Summer Rates from $176 per person based on a 1-night stay
Our 25 acre vineyard is nestled in the fertile, rolling hills of Hockley Valley featuring over 23,000 vines.
With the vineyard now at 23,000 vines and 25 acres, the winery construction is now complete. It includes a 20,000 sq. ft. facility for production, wine tastings and retail sales.
OUR FARMING PRACTICES
Organic and biodynamic.
We are part of an emerging region of amazing wine-making and our terroir-focused approach reflects our respect for the environment, our climate and our region. With that comes alliances with growers who share our philosophies and practices. “Wine is farming first, and we want to show how it can be done in our region – and done successfully – by using organics and environmentally-friendly processes.” John Paul Adamo
TASTING & TOURS
Tastings are available daily. Public tours are available:
Saturdays: 12 pm and 4 pm Sundays: 11 am and 2 pm
Private tours (available daily) for groups of 10 or more must be scheduled 24 hours prior to arrival. Please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Surcharge may apply. Tours subject to availability.
Everything you need to enjoy a glass at home. Including the glasses.
Why not make it a great overnight experience? Stay the night at our fabulous sister property Hockley Valley Resort, a mere 2 minute drive! Check out our great Winery Getaway packages today. Includes:
- Overnight Accommodation
- 3 course dinner in cabin
- Winery Tour and Tasting (4 wines)
- Buffet Breakfast for Two
Click here for: Getaway and Overnight Offers
WINEMAKER’S DINNER SERIES
Join us for our October Winemaker’s Dinner, the last one in our fall series. Reserve your spot today! Click here to BOOK NOW.
Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival
June 8, 2019
Are you ready for the sweetest showdown of the year? Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival and Contest is the province’s premier event celebrating everyone’s favourite ooey-gooey pastry—the butter tart!
Each year tens of thousands of visitors flock to Midland, Ontario to taste the best of the best butter tarts in the province. Our butter tart contest draws professional and home bakers from all over the province to compete for the title ‘Best Butter Tart in Ontario’. Over the years, audiences have come to love watching the butter tart contest, tasting along with our panel of judges so they too can be a part of the experience.
Along with our contest comes a day of sweet activities. Lots of fantastic artisan vendors and live entertainment fill the day, making it a great experience for festival visitors. Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival is committed to showing our attendees a good time, and inviting visitors to experience all of the great attractions our region has to offer.
To take part in this culinary delight visit www.buttertartfestival.ca
McLean Berry Farm is a family owned and operated strawberry and vegetable farm located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Area in south-eastern Ontario. Visitors are welcome to visit the farms and take part in the delicious Ontario tradition of seasonal berry picking (and eating!).
2 Locations: McLean Berry Farm is located 1 Km east of HWY 23 (formerly 507) on the 16th line of Smith (opposite Curve Lake Rd.) We are 5 Km south of Buckhorn. If you have any questions related to our location, please call us at 705-657-2134, and we will be glad to assist you. Buckhorm Berry Farm is located 3 KM from the McLean Berry Farm.
Throughout each year, the McLean family welcomes thousands of people to their farm to enjoy home grown, local produce. During the various festivals that they have, they invite the community to join them on their farms in celebrating the different harvests that come with each season. Whether it’s spring, summer or fall, there always seems to be something fun to come, see and do on the farm!
Maple Festival: Horse drawn hayrides, pancakes and maple syrup, live music, farm animals, pioneer demonstrations, self guided tours through the sugar bush, sugar shack, kids activities, and maple candy demonstrations and much more! Learn more
Pumpkin Festival: Pumpkin picking, wagon rides, corn mazes, straw mazes, children’s play areas, pumpkin bowling, haunted barn, jr. haunted barn, live entertainment, haunted graveyard, pumpkin cannon and much more! Opens on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend (Closed Thanksgiving Monday) and continues on each weekend throughout the month of October. Learn more
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery proudly serves wines crafted from local fruit native to Muskoka.
Our winery is open daily, year round and the Bog to Bottle Discovery experience is offered every day at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. This guided tour of the on-site cranberry bog is followed by a tutored tasting of award-winning wine. It’s a Muskoka ‘Must-do’ and a Canadian Signature Experience! Our scenic patio is a great place to enjoy a seasonal Ontario cheese plate, with a glass of wine of course!
In spring, our tour includes a trip to the sugarbush. In summer, the tour makes its way to the top of Blueberry Hill. Autumn is when we harvest cranberries and when the tour is on a tractor pulled wagon. Every season, we find a unique way to celebrate Muskoka’s bounty!