Thursday, November 3, 2011

Northern Ontario Resorts

Niagra Falls

Northern Ontario is a vast 310,000-mile area filled with wildlife and scenic wonderlands situated on a rocky plateau on the Canadian Shield. A variety of resorts in Northern Ontario cater to hunting and fishing enthusiasts as well as those seeking romantic getaways or elegant luxury resorts surrounded by pristine lands, shimmering waterways and a variety of activities.

Deerhurst Resort

Canada flag

Deerhurst Resort located on Peninsula Lake in Huntsville, Ontario offers rooms, suites, deluxe suites, luxury suites and fine dining. The Eclipse and Maple Restaurants at the Deerhurst harvest their own honey, herbs and maple syrup for great meals. Executive Chef Rory Golden oversees the kitchen staff, which includes former executive chefs and oversees the resorts maple sugar operation resulting in more than 1,000 liters of maple syrup each year.

Accommodations include the Pavilion rooms in the main pavilion building featuring relaxed, but chic rooms with a king or two queen-size beds and a patio or terrace. If guests like to look over waterfront, the Bayshore rooms include a separate sitting area where they can set their gaze on Peninsula Lake. The Bayshore rooms feature either two twin-size beds or two king-size beds. Many rooms include a jet tub, balcony or fireplace.

Deerhurst Resort has meeting and conference capabilities with 400 rooms and two golf courses. If guests are planning a wedding or a banquet, the Deerhurst Resort can accommodate these events with ease. Deerhurst Resort accommodation prices run between CAN $129 to CAN $429.

Deerhurst Resort

1235 Deerhurst Drive

Huntsville, Ontario Canada P1H 2E8

(800) 461-4393

Bonnie View Inn Haliburton Resort

Beautiful views

The Bonnie View Inn Haliburton Resort has something for everyone. Whether guests want to book a wedding, conference meeting, family getaway, or just want to relax in quiet luxury. The resort sits on spectacular Lake Kashagawigmog, host of many fishing tournaments. Walleye, small and large mouth bass and lake trout reside in the lake and makes for great fishing.

This century-old resort includes chalets, suites and rooms with exquisite country furniture and complimentary satellite TV, kettle, iron and iron board and hair dryer. Many room have Jacuzzis--suitable for two--in the room next to the king-size bed. There are no phones in the rooms, but pay phones are in the lobby. Rates are seasonal and include breakfast and dinner starting from CAN $90 for Inn rooms to CAN $140 for chalets based on double occupancy.

Bonnie View Inn

Box 419

Haliburton, Ontario KDM 1S0

(800) 461-0347

Couples Resort

The Couples Resort is for couples only who want to put a little spark into their lives while surrounded by breathtaking beauty. Algonquin Park surrounds the resort with woods and lakes. The rates start at $200 for a Junior suite to $600 for a chateau cabin.

The Boutique Chateau is a large 1400-square foot space of luxury. This room includes a 16-foot cathedral ceiling, a large living room with a separate bedroom and floor to ceiling windows to gaze out to the vista outside to the pristine beauty of Galeairy Lake. Guests will enjoy the four-poster king-size bed with a massive stone fireplace and bubbles in their 5-foot-by-6-foot Jacuzzi. Guests walk into the large bathroom and enjoy a steam bath or steam sauna before walking onto the sun deck to watch the sunset.

Couples Resort

(613) 637-2662

Tags: Deerhurst Resort, Bonnie View, Bonnie View Haliburton, Couples Resort, Northern Ontario