Destination guide

Friendly Sylvan Lake will entice you

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Sylvan Lake. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its theme park and water park. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Sylvan Lake

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sylvan Lake a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lakeside Go Karts and Mini-Golf (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lakewood Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Top O' The Hill Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Heritage Ranch (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Canyon Ski Area (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Lacombe Golf & Country Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Sylvan Lake

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sylvan Lake

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Sylvan Lake has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sylvan Lake. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sylvan Lake Provincial Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Kerry Wood Nature Centre (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sylvan Lake

Fly into Red Deer, AB (YQF-Red Deer Regional), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sylvan Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings around Sylvan Lake. From 12 Cottages to 12 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Sylvan Lake Marina Bay: 44 holiday lettings
  • Sylvan Lake Provincial Park: 46 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Go Karts and Mini-Golf: 44 holiday lettings
  • Red Deer City Hall: 48 holiday lettings
  • Lacombe Golf & Country Club: 56 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sylvan Lake 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 Sylvan Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Cottages in Sylvan Lake. Our other popular types of Sylvan Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sylvan Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Sylvan Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.