The quintessential lakeside vacation has it all: a breathtaking, natural setting, the comfort of your own private accommodation just steps from the shores, and plenty of exciting outdoor adventures just waiting for your arrival. In the charming village of Port Stanton, Ontario, you will discover the perfect place to relax, explore and spend quality time together with your family.
Bayview Wildwood Resort and Port Stanton have welcomed guests since the late 1800s. The historic village was founded in 1884 by steamer Captain Thomas Stanton and since then, his family and descendents have built the town to what it is today. Run by the Stanton family, Bayview Wildwood Resort has provided guests from across the country to come visit this incredible history for over 100 years. Their ideal location on the shores of Sparrow Lake makes the resort a prime destination to leave behind the hustle-bustle of everyday life and indulge in life's simple pleasures.
Dianne Hounsome, General Manager at Bayview, said, "My family has welcomed guests to our resort since the late 1800s. I am very proud to continue this tradition of warm hospitality. We want each visit with us to feel like a homecoming for you."
And with their assortment of comfortable lodging to choose from, you are sure to feel right at home. Elegant suites and rooms are available, each with their own set of modern touches to ensure a cozy and convenient stay. All accommodations are equipped with a television, coffee maker, mini-bar fridge and a private bath. For extra luxury, choose from their spacious one to five-bedroom waterfront cottages which feature full kitchens, separate bedrooms and a charming living area for gathering. All of the cottages are even furnished with a fireplace and patio!
When you're not unwinding in your home-away-from-home, you'll find an abundance of opportunities just outside the door. Bring the kids out to cast their first line from the dock or make it an adventure with a boat rental that will take you across the beautiful waters! You can also enjoy the waters on a kayak or dive in for a refreshing swim. Their large sandy beach offers plenty of space to soak up the sun and also a floating raft and water trampoline with slide that the kids are sure to love. The resort features an assortment of sports such as badminton, tennis, volleyball and basketball for when you need a break from the lake, along with bicycles you can rent for an afternoon of cycling through the back country roads!
With so much to do, it's no wonder that some of their guests have vacationed with Bayview every year for over 50 years! "We are seeing past resorting families returning to our resort to introduce this amazing experience to their grandchildren," said Hounsome, expressing excitement that Bayview continues to be a place where families can come together for years and years. Plan your next family getaway at this beautiful Muskoka destination and experience for yourself what makes Bayview Wildwood Resort so special.