This Ontario Airbnb Has A Sauna With Panoramic Lake Views & It's Like A 'Luxury Spa Resort'

It's just a road trip away from Toronto.

Waterfront Paradise in Penetanguishene, Ontario.
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Waterfront Paradise in Penetanguishene, Ontario.

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This waterfront cottage in Ontario is anything but your usual wilderness getaway. Located on the shores of Penetanguishene, the giant Airbnb is brimming with luxury and his been given the name "Waterfront Paradise." The cottage sleeps a total of 16 guests and offers breathtaking views of Georgian Bay.

The cottage is set on a picturesque property with over 122 ft of lakefront. Open year-round, you can enjoy tons of different activities during your stay.

Exterior of the cottage. Exterior of the cottage. Kristiyan & Karen | Airbnb

Inside, you'll find an open-concept living space where you can take in the view from the large windows. The basement features a bar area and games like pool and ping pong, so you can have some friendly competitions with your group.

Open concept living area. Open concept living area. Kristiyan & Karen | Airbnb

The spacious deck outside is the perfect spot to lounge with a drink and soak up the summer sun. Not only can you find tons of patio furniture to relax on, there's an elevated hot tub where you can gaze over the lake.

Hot tub with lake views. Hot tub with lake views. Kristiyan & Karen | Airbnb

On the shore, a large, partially covered deck hung with lights makes for a romantic place to spend some time. Stone steps lead right into the blue waters of Georgian Bay where you can swim or float the day away.

Gazebo by the water. Deck by the water. Courtesy of Waterfront Paradise

One of the most unique aspects of the rental is the barrel sauna, which has a rounded window at the front for panoramic lake views.

The Airbnb is just 10 minutes away from Awenda Provincial Park, and there are lots of opportunities for snow shoeing, hiking, ice fishing, and more.

Inside the barrel sauna. Inside the barrel sauna. Courtesy of Waterfront Paradise

No matter what season it is, this luxury cottage has resort vibes, and is an idyllic place for group getaways.

Waterfront Paradise

$1,635 + /night


Neighbourhood: Penetanguishene, ON

Why You Need To Go: This massive cottage offers a taste of luxury mixed with some Canadian wilderness. You can take in the water views from the barrel sauna.

This article has been updated since it was originally published on April 10, 2022.

These prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time. Taxes and fees may not be included.

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Madeline Forsyth
Associate Editor
Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Travel Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian and global travel and is based in Toronto, Ontario.