Waterfront Cottage Getaway in Kawartha Lakes

Enjoy an Ontario waterfront vacation rental with resort amenities

Come experience a family-owned and operated year-round cottage resort nestled on the scenic shores of Rice Lake. With comfortable country-style cottages, fully furnished with amenities including wood-burning fireplaces, private outdoor decks, docks, and more, you’ll love this Ontario cottage getaway in the heart of Kawartha Lakes.

3 Days from $519/couple CAD

Primary Location

Keene, Ontario


Available from September to May (not available on long weekends)


  • 2 nights accommodation in the comfortable waterfront cottages
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Service charge
  • Access to all available recreation facilities
  • Enjoy your time away – relax by the fire, go for a swim, enjoy nature trails, or take a walk along the water. Watch movies, eat popcorn, play games, or even workout in the indoor fitness facility

Not Included:

  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Contact us for more information!

  • Weekend is a two-night minimum (Friday and Saturday)
  • No charge for children under three
  • Kids stay free in March (based on availability)

Optional Extras:

  • Winter Packages are also available
  • Enjoy a refreshing treatment from the full complement of services (for guys and gals) while luxuriating in the bright and modern spa near Peterborough overlooking Elmhirst Resort’s pool and garden
  • Book a sightseeing tour by floatplane, golf at Bellmere Winds Course next door, book a boat cruise or learn to Mountain Bike, so many extraordinary opportunities to discover the best of Ontario outdoors await your stay at Elmhirst’s Resort!


Elmhirst’s Resort is an all-season resort and conference facility that’s perfect for a cottage getaway in Ontario. The resort offers a spa, on-site dining, and a host of activities for the whole family. The collection of cottages is nestled on the pretty shore of Rice Lake on a 240-acre property. If you’re looking for a waterfront vacation rental or a special cottage getaway in Ontario, this just might be the spot for you.

The resort offers a host of amenities including indoor swimming, farm activities, campfires, a health club and opportunities for cycling and fishing. In the warmer months, you can enjoy the lake in a variety of activities, including a floating playground, take in fireworks, play a game of baseketball or volleyball or just enjoy the view from your waterfront deck. In the cooler months, snowshoeing and skating are available on Rice Lake (when weather conditions allow), as well as horse-drawn sleigh rides, tobogganing and winter hikes.

You might also be interested in our wide range of other Ontario Experiences. Or if you’d like to create a custom itinerary, please reach out to our team.

Cottage Getaways in Ontario

A Waterfront Vacation Rental on the Shores of Rice Lake

Waterfront vacation rentals are a popular way to spend time with family or friends any time of the year. What we really like about this cottage getaway is all of the onsite amenities offered. You get the benefit of a private cottage space with the proximity to resort amenities.

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