Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Bala getaway

The area's wineries and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bala. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Bala

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bala a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muskoka Lakes Winery (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Muskoka Sports and Recreation (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • The Rock Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Windermere Golf & Country Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Santa's Village (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Muskoka Highlands Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bala

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Bala is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hardy Lake Provincial Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lake Muskoka (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Dee Bank Falls (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Six Mile Lake Provincial Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Gull Lake Rotary Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)

Where to stay around Bala?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 477 holiday lettings near Bala. From 333 Cottages to 333 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bala for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bala?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bala. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Muskoka Lakes Winery: 529 holiday lettings
  • Bala's Museum: 520 holiday lettings
  • Windermere Marina: 523 holiday lettings
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park: 233 holiday lettings
  • Gull Lake Rotary Park: 409 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bala listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 333 Cottages in Bala. Our other popular types of Bala holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 333 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 333 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bala?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Bala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.