Top 12+ Reviewed Cozy Muskoka Best Cottage Rentals For 2023

Muskoka Cottage Rentals

Nothing is better than renting a cozy getaway at a cottage in Muskoka. We're talking cozying up in front of the fire, star-gazing, striking lakes, landscapes, and abundant wildlife.

If you're looking for the perfect Cottage to rent for vacation, this list of Cottages in Muskoka has got you covered.

No matter where you choose to go, escaping the city to a sun-drenched cabin has to be one of the top things to do right now.

Muskoka Lakeside

1. Life is bigger when we're together (lakeside hot tub, sauna, games room, sand beach, log fireplaces)

Gotta love a Muskoka lakeside cottage getaway with a sandy beach, pro volleyball net, and horseshoes!

The beach doubles as the entryway to the frozen lake during Winter - perfect for ice hockey, skating, ice fishing, curling, or whatever your heart desires.

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2. A Cozy Country Retreat Indoor Hot Tub Ski WIFI

Surround yourself in a mountain setting with a true cottage feeling. Enjoy the outdoors with dozens of activities within a short commute and retreat back to your secluded mountain retreat to enjoy with friends and family.

Take a hot tub, make a fire, have a BBQ, play some board games, play Nintendo, shoot some pool, or relax on the reclining couches and unwind.

The property surroundings are peaceful and the cottage is very cozy, and is outfitted to bring you all the comforts of home!

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Muskoka Lakeside

3.The Lakehouse - Year-Round Getaway

This beautiful newly renovated waterfront cottage is sure to create lasting memories.

The owners have finished and decorated this year around the cottage to showcase the beautiful sites and attractions that are available in this amazing location.

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Muskoka Lakeside

4. Luxury Mountainview Southwestern Chalet

Located at the base of Blue Mountain on an acre of land, our Southwestern Chalet at Blue Mountain is a 10-minute walk from the lifts Village at Blue Mountain in Collingwood.

This lovingly upgraded, the air-conditioned home boasts an open-concept format, with a very large living and dining room with 2 large screen TV's and cable.

Cozy around one of our fireplaces with a glass of wine for good conversation with your guests!

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Muskoka Lakeside

5. Loon Lake Cottage

Loon Lake Cottage is a year-round cottage rental available throughout all the seasons - SPRING, SUMMER, FALL and WINTER - reserve your time now, and don't miss out!!

A south-facing, "A-Frame" cottage that gets the perfect amount of sun, with shade when needed. The cottage is completely new on the outside and inside, with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

It has all the luxuries of home such as a washer and dryer and dishwasher but in a pristine cottage country location.

If you are looking for a beautiful cottage rental that sits on the water's edge, with a large, spacious, private, sandy beach this is the place for you and your family.

The Beach is one of the spectacular features of this property that you will rarely find elsewhere in a cottage rental.

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Best Pet-Friendly Muskoka Cottage Rentals 

Muskoka Lakeside

1. Mapleview Cottage

The Mapleview Cottage is a chalet-style cottage, with a double lot of sandy frontage on Bay Lake and is the perfect getaway for families and medium-sized groups.

Bay Lake is located about 20 minutes north of Huntsville, close to Algonquin Park.

This new cottage has a rustic feel but has all of the conveniences of home.

There are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a huge great room with dining room and living room space, a very large recreation room, a laundry room, and a beautiful kitchen.

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Muskoka Lakeside

2. Timberlight Cottage

The Timberlight Cottage is a chalet-style cottage, with over 200 feet of sandy frontage on Bay Lake, is the perfect getaway for families and medium-sized groups.

The cottage is especially suited for families with kids. Bay Lake is crystal clear and clean. At the shore, the water is shallow and gets deeper very gradually.

The hard-packed sandy bottom is an excellent surface for kids to play and swim.

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Muskoka Lakeside

3. Cedar Panabode

Breathtaking cedar panabode, 1500 sq ft, year-round cottage with 100' sandy beach on southern Georgian Bay on Champlain Road 25 minutes north of Penetanguishene.

Cathedral ceilings, 3 bdrm, 1-4 piece bath, and 1-3 piece bath in the basement,(new), free-standing gas fireplace in large open concept living & dining room with a patio door to a large walk-around deck with patio set & BBQ.

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Best Large Groups Muskoka Cottage Rentals 

Muskoka Lakeside

1. Katawoda Cottages

12 cottages scattered around our 100-acre property with 3000 feet of waterfront. Situated on the shores of Georgian Bay, the cottages are conveniently located approximately 2 hours away from the GTA and 20 minutes from downtown Parry Sound.

There you will find restaurants, grocery stores (No Frills, Walmart, Sobey's, Shoppers Drug Mart), and Parry Sound Hospital.

All of the cabins have a gorgeous lake view and include access to our private beach. It offers two public fire pits that are located on the beach.

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Muskoka Lakeside


Beautiful, quiet, and private 1-acre property. This is a private family cottage NOT a cottaging resort.

All 3 cottages on the property are only rented to 1 group at a time. Your group would have all 3 cottages and the entire property solely for your group.


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Muskoka Lakeside

3. Serenity Cottage

A recently built 8 bedroom stone and log home with sleeping for up to 16 located on a 2 acre, Georgian Bay waterfront property.

This luxury cottage rental is located 15 minutes east of Owen Sound, Ontario, a short 2.5 hr drive from Toronto and merely 40 minutes from the ski hills of Collingwood.

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Best Muskoka Cottage Rentals For Couples

Muskoka Lakeside

1. Muskoka Waterfront Yurt & Cabin

If you are seeking restitution away from the pressures of everyday living, enjoy "glamping" without the fuss. Our lakefront yurt & cabin is sure to re-connect you back to nature and explore the ultimate Algonquin experience.

This wonderfully, amazing, peaceful & secluded natural oasis is in the heart of one of Ontario's top tourist areas, just minutes away from internationally renowned Algonquin Provincial Park & Arrowhead Provincial Park & precisely 12 minutes from Muskoka's cultured town of Huntsville.

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2. Beautiful Turtle Lakefront Cottage

Turtle Lake Cottage Rental is a year-round rental for all seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter). Book your vacation now for all seasons!! PERFECT FOR COUPLES

The views of the lake and forest were awesome during the summer. There are great places to walk close by and plenty of things to take in at Gravenhurst - Muskoka Lake cruise was great.

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Looking for peace and tranquility? Come enjoy the natural beauty and privacy of our family cottage.

This cottage is super popular because it's not your typical cottage rental. It's filled with warmth, charm & character. As a result of its popularity, it's typically booked way in advance.

The large kitchen with its 7-foot-long island is perfect for making wonderful meals with friends and family. Every imaginable detail has been provided in our custom kitchen from dishwasher to coffee grinder.

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What is Muskoka known for?

Muskoka is part of Ontario’s larger cottage country whose population swells with seasonal residents and tourists, especially in the warmer months.

It is known for its rugged landscape and natural splendor, from the windswept pines, rocky shores, and turquoise waters of Georgian Bay in the west to the thick forest, freshwater lakes, and abundant wildlife where Muskoka borders Algonquin Park in the east.

Things to do in Muskoka?

Here is a list of things you can do while you're visiting or staying at Muskoka:

How do you get from Toronto to Muskoka?

There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Lake Muskoka by bus, train, night bus, or car.

Bus 3h 41m $91 - $120
Train 3h 24m $117- $165
Night Bus 4h 1m $92-$121
Car 2h 31m $25-$50

How far is it from Toronto to Lake Muskoka?

The driving distance between Toronto to Lake Muskoka is 190 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Toronto to Lake Muskoka.


  • Ashleigh Bandimere

    Ashleigh Bandimere is a Freelance Foodie & Travel Writer who loves all things travel! She takes advantage of every opportunity to get away, Ashleigh is always ready for her next adventure.