Muskoka, Ontario Resorts

Muskoka, Ontario Resorts
Muskoka, Canada, is called the "land of lakes" because of its 1,600 lakes in rolling forests and along granite cliffs. This region consists of several rural towns in Ontario, Canada. Muskoka resorts boast lakeside properties and forests with a vast interconnection of trails. Resort guests offer a selection of accommodation choices, including chalets and guest rooms with fireplaces and balconies overlooking lakes. Several resorts provide on-site activities and help guest plan outdoor adventures.

Deerhurst Resort

Deerhurst Resort in the Huntsville region of Muskoka sits on an 800-acres wooded landscape along Peninsula Lake. This resort offers several year-round activity packages. Its Ski and Stay winter getaway packages contain accommodations and skiing in nearby Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area. Outdoor activities on or near the property include dog sledded, sleigh rides, horseback riding and hiking. Resort staff can help you plant your outdoor adventure on the trails on the property. Deerhurst's two 18-hole golf courses boast holes next to Lake Peninsula or traversing the dense forest and featuring granite rock walls. Indoor activities consist of an indoor pool, a fitness rooms and tennis courts. Complimentary shuttle service transports guests around the resort property. The Spa at Deerhurst performs chocolate massages and Muskoka Maple Body Scrubs. Rooms have high-speed Internet access, cable television with CD/DVD players and balconies.

Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Dr.
Huntsville, Ontario
Canada P1H 2E8

Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa

Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa in Gravenhurst is located on the shores of Lake Muskoka and has more than four miles of mountain biking trails. The woods surrounding the resort boast extensive wildlife populations of deer, moose, foxes and owls. Water recreation includes fishing, waterskiing and guided canoe tours of nearby Hoc Roc River. Eleanor Island Bird Sanctuary is located on Lake Muskoka. Guests can take wakeboard or waterskiing lessons or rent equipment. Taboo's 18-hole golf course rolls with the natural curves of the property. This resort offers seasonal getaway packages, including Spa and Golf Getaways. Spa services consist of couples massages, deep-sea salt and essential oil scrubs, facials and body treatments. The spa's Outdoor Wellness and Education program takes your workout outdoors with customized hikes and walks in Taboo's Parklands. Rooms have high-speed wireless Internet, private balconies and mini refrigerators.

Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa
1209 Muskoka Beach Rd.
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Canada P1P 1R1

Delawana Inn Spa and Conference Resort

Delawana Inn Spa and Conference Resort on Muskoka's Georgian Bay is a 25-acre facility located in Honey Harbour, Ontario. This property is across the street from Royal Island, a 17-acre area with a network of off-road hiking trails. On-site activities include relaxing on two beaches, tennis, boating, canoeing and kayaking, water sports, miniature golf, swimming and wall climbing. The resort staff helps guests arrange horseback riding excursions or chartering fishing boats. The Wanakita Wellness Spa at the Delawana Inn has 10 therapeutic treatment rooms and exercise facilities. Spa packages include hiking or biking in Georgian Bay Islands National Park in addition to spa services. Accommodation choices consist of houses, chalets and suites overlooking the lake. Guest rooms have hot tubs, wood burning fireplaces, and separate living and sleeping areas.

The Delawana Inn Spa and Conference Resort
42 Delawana Rd.
Honey Harbour, Ontario
Canada P0E 1E0

Article Written By Cicely A. Richard

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .

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