HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Make a holiday rental home or property in Ontario, Canada your home away from home

Ontario is a stunning land of contrasts, from the bustling city of Toronto to the peaceful, still, nature rich lakes of the Ontario countryside. Words can hardly describe the beauty of Ontario, Canada, where ancient forests glide down to the edge of vast, still lakes or the banks of gushing rivers. Holidays to Ontario are always and adventure, but whether you have travelled to an Ontario holiday rental to enjoy the magnificent cuisine, awe-inspiring landscapes, play golf or go kayaking in Ontario’s stunning lake country, you will be counting down the days until you can return to your Ontario holiday home as soon as you leave.

Things to do in Ontario, Canada

There is simply too much to see and do in Ontario to fit into a single Ontario guide. The vast, diverse landscapes of Ontario offer endless outdoor activities, from climbing and walking in the rugged canyon landscapes to sailing, fishing and kayaking in Ontario’s many miles of gently flowing rivers, still lakes and gushing rapids. This is a land where moose, caribou and bears still roam free, and can regularly be seen, especially if you have strapped on your hiking boots and taken one of the many walking trails that adorn the countryside, or have taken to the water, silently paddling along the river. Kayaking in Ontario is one of the finest ways to see the extraordinary wildlife that calls Ontario home, as you can travel almost silently. Nothing could possibly be more relaxing either, especially if you have your fishing rod close to hand.

During the winter months, Ontario is blanketed by snow, turning the whole province into a winter wonderland. There are more than 46,000km of interconnected snowmobile trails to explore, whether on a snowmobile, a dog sled or on cross country skis. Ice fishing is a particularly special way to find your supper from an Ontario log cabin in the wilderness, and you would be hard pushed to find somewhere more peaceful to escape too.

Places to visit on holiday in Ontario, Canada

Toronto is the largest city in Canada, attracting millions of visitors a year due to its wonderfully friendly atmosphere, fantastic shopping, magnificent golf courses and huge number of attractions. The huge CN Tower is just one of the many Toronto attractions worth exploring, with the Toronto Zoo, St Lawrence Market, Royal Ontario Museum and the Casa Loma all rating highly.

Muskoka is a magnificent region of Ontario, Canada, just two hours north of Toronto and blissfully natural. The pristine mountain lakes, majestic forests and charming towns of Muskoka make it an outdoor activity haven, covered in natural parks, golf courses and spa centres. Fishing is especially popular in this part of Ontario, and there can be nothing more relaxing than gently paddling a canoe through the astonishing landscapes of Muskoka, viewing wildlife at almost every turn.

Niagara Falls need little introduction. The enormous waterfalls mark the boundary of Ontario, Canada and New York in America, and are so impressive that they really must be seen in person at least once during your lifetime.

Weather in Ontario, Canada

Summers in Ontario tend to be hot and humid, with average temperatures in July and August reaching around 27°C, perfect for kayaking in Ontario, swimming in the lakes, rivers and sea, or simply taking it easy in the Ontario countryside. Winters can be very harsh, with temperatures averaging -2°C in January most years, but this simply adds to the beauty of Ontario’s winter wonderland.

Travel to Ontario, Canada

Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) makes reaching a self catering Ontario holiday rental very easy, as it receives direct flights from the UK, leaving from British airports including Heathrow (LHR), Cardiff (CWL), Belfast (BFS), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX). If you are staying in Ontario accommodation in Toronto, a hire car is unnecessary, but if you are heading into the beautiful wilds on Ontario, car hire is easily arranged at Toronto Airport.

  • Showing 1-50 of 300+
Additional service fee may apply.
    Excellent! 4.4/5
    (30 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Condo #3945459
    30
    Viewed 139 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (30 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #3952952
      30
      Viewed 104 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (46 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 3
        Condo #697032vb
        46
        Viewed 102 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (38 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Condo #921061
          38
          Viewed 103 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (34 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Condo #736107vb
            34
            Viewed 158 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (9 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Studio #831384vb
              9
              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (69 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 3
                Apartment #586390vb
                69
                Viewed 116 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (30 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Condo #385722
                  30
                  Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (74 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Condo #186496vb
                    74
                    Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                      (22 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Condo #448482vb
                      22
                      Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (29 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #557047vb
                        29
                        Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                          (95 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Condo #3961204
                          95
                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                            (12 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Condo #800755vb
                            12
                            Viewed 103 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (36 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              House #327204vb
                              36
                              Viewed 90 times in the last 48 hours
                                Good! 3.8/5
                                (8 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 2 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Condo #4114276
                                8
                                Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (67 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cabin #269323vb
                                  67
                                  Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                    (35 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #500652vb
                                    35
                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                      (56 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 5 BR
                                      • 4 BA
                                      • Sleeps 15
                                      Chalet #403157vb
                                      56
                                      Viewed 279 times in the last 48 hours
                                        avg/night
                                        • 6 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 14
                                        Condo #4206552
                                        3
                                        Viewed 150 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (20 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 5 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Sleeps 12
                                          Cottage #482784vb
                                          20
                                          Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                            (13 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            House #956101
                                            13
                                            Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                              (15 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 6 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              Cottage #88202vb
                                              15
                                              Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                                avg/night
                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                House #4157860
                                                4
                                                Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  House #4196461
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    View details for price
                                                    • 7 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                    House #4157757
                                                    4
                                                    Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 5 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                      House #3796458
                                                      8
                                                      Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (5 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 7 BR
                                                        • 3 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        Cottage #232836
                                                        5
                                                        Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 13 BR
                                                          • 5 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 50
                                                          Chateau / Country House #666558vb
                                                          4
                                                          Viewed 161 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (22 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #403829vb
                                                            22
                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              House #722883vb
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (13 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                House #388126vb
                                                                13
                                                                Viewed 1,212 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (14 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Cottage #3534537
                                                                  14
                                                                  Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                    (42 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 6 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    Cottage #399957vb
                                                                    42
                                                                    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                      (7 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #575293vb
                                                                      7
                                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
                                                                        £1
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 9
                                                                        Cottage #280596
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                          (16 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #271249
                                                                          16
                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (36 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Condo #3584292
                                                                            36
                                                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (22 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Condo #3923033
                                                                              22
                                                                              Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                (72 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #457131vb
                                                                                72
                                                                                Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (23 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #3936756
                                                                                  23
                                                                                  Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 6 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 13
                                                                                    House #823514vb
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #415173vb
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Condo #3997646
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (32 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          House #158924
                                                                                          32
                                                                                          Viewed 120 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            House #3919038
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #693199vb
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 8 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                House #4210211
                                                                                                0
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                                                                  Cottage #4246535
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Cottage #899262
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                                      House #3537720
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage with amazing views!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Four of us here for 10 nights in the summer, my husband and myself and our daughter and 10 year old grandson. It's a beautiful cottage and it was clean and very comfortable. It was really hot while we were there so it was good to have the dipping pool. We swam in the lake and went kayaking and also went on the jet boat, all activities which I would recommend. The views from the deck are amazing, you can watch the boats go by during the day and the beautiful sunsets in the evening. It's close enough to the town to walk to the restaurants and shops and is an easy drive to Niagara Falls. Overall I don't think you could ask for a cottage in a better position. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday here and would definitely return if we ever visit Canada again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                      Great condo in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The booking and payment process was efficient, with the condo owners clarifying any points we asked. Keys were collected at reception without problem. The condo was clean and in good order as described with wifi, cable TV etc. It's in a superb location with easy access to the many tourist sites of Toronto, and with a great view from the 41st floor of the building. The owners even agreed to allow us to remain In the condo for a few extra hours before our late evening flight back to the UK - excellent! We'd recommend this condo and will try to book it again if (hopefully when) we return to Toronto.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016