5 Cheap Private Islands You Can Rent With Your Friends In Ontario

Paradise is just a boat ride away.
​Small private island in the middle of a river.

Small private island in the middle of a river.

Imagine having an entire island all to yourself: Just you, your friends, a beautiful cottage by the water, and the soothing sounds of nature. No annoying alarm clocks, no missing your train to work, no worrying about report deadlines. That's a vacation, indeed.

Well, what if I said you don't have to board a plane to the Caribbean for a dream getaway? There are several private islands available for rent this summer, where you can live out your private-paradise fantasies at an affordable price. Even though some of the choices on this list are a little pricier than others, they're still decent considering you'll get a whole island to yourselves! Here are five cheap private islands you can rent with your friends in Ontario.

(NOTE: Prices are listed as per person per night in USD, based on the max number of occupants allowed on each island. Prices per night are listed on the Private Islands Online website. Prices and conditions are subject to change at any time. Please contact each business for the most updated information!)

Deepwater Island

Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

  • Price: $60/person/night (in July and August)
  • Accommodates: 6 people
  • Features: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, cathedral ceilings, barbecue, 2 large decks, 2 canoes/kayaks

Book here.

Honey Bee Island

Thousand Islands

  • Price: $71/person/night (available from Jun 15 to Oct 15)
  • Accommodates: 6 people
  • Features: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, large granite fireplace, barbecue, large deck, enclosed porch, 2 canoes/kayaks

Book here.

Grasshopper Island

Rice Lake

  • Price: $36/person/night (2 night minimum)
  • Accommodates: 8 people
  • Features: 6 beds + futon, picnic table, cedar deck, fire pit, barbecue, outdoor rain shower, sand volleyball court, canoe/kayak

Book here.

Lake Wahwashkesh Island

Parry Sound

  • Price: $47/person/night
  • Accommodates: 16 people
  • Features: 2 bedroom +1 bathroom main cottage, 2 bedroom + 1 bathroom guest cottage, 2-bedroom + 1 bathroom boat house, deck, BBQ, firepit

Book here.

Crow Rock Island


  • Price: $118/person/night
  • Accommodates: Please inquire for exact number
  • Features: Private island chalets on smaller interior island, Sunset Point Island and Cloverleaf Island

Book here.

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