When you think of summertime in Ontario I'm sure one of the first things you think of is cottage weekends. Spending a weekend up at the cottage is such a Canadian and even more specifically, Ontarian, thing to do during the summer months.
We love escaping any weekend we can to head up to the cottage weather it's one we own, our family owns or our friends own. But a lot of us aren't lucky enough to have a cottage or even know someone who has one so a lot of us look to rent one out for a weekend.
If you head over to Airbnb you'll see tons of cottages up for rent during the summer months and all of them are amazing. But there's some that offer a completely unique experience that you just can't find anywhere else. For instance, this Airbnb offers an adorable cabin that sits on a completely private island!
This charming remote wilderness cabin sits 2.2 acre island that you and your group of friends can have all to yourselves for a weekend this summer. It sits on the Lake of Woods which is located in Kenora, Ontario.
Once you get up there you'll be rewarded with a stunning private island that even has views of the Aurora Borealis on certain nights! The cabin comes with 2 separate bedrooms, 5 beds and can fit up to 7 people.
The cabin comes with hot water, a shower, a gas fridge, solar power, cell service, WiFi, an indoor fireplace and an outdoor BBQ, plus tons of water sports to enjoy!
This amazing private island is definitely a bit of a trek from Southern Ontario since it sits way up in the North. It's about a 20 hour drive from Ontario, 21 hours from Ottawa and 22 hours from Kingston. But it's totally worth it for the ultimate cottage experience!
The price to rent the entire island is only $283/night and with 7 people total you'll only be paying around $40 each! That's insanely affordable to book an entire island to yourselves for the weekend.
One thing to keep in mind with is that you will have to rent a boat to get from the main land to the island so someone in your crew needs to have their boating license. But it's really not difficult to get online if you're familiar with boating.
Check out the Airbnb page to book your stay!