Romantic summer getaways in Ontario
Discover Ontario’s best romantic summer getaways and hideaways for couples looking to relax and reconnect.
Make your next romantic getaway everything you have imagined with this collection of itineraries ranging from amazing road trips and scenic drives to peddling journeys and foodie adventures.
Kick Back in Kingsville & Pelee Island
If you are looking to enjoy great food, bespoke accommodations, refreshing craft beer and local wine, The Grove Hotel in Kingsville is the place to go. Extend your getaway with a visit to Pelee Island. Catch the ferry across from Leamington, spend a relaxing afternoon wine tasting and taking in the lake views at Pelee Island and enjoy an overnight stay at The Wandering Dog Inn.
Romance in the Niagara Region
Dial up the romance in Canada’s honeymoon capital with Niagara Falls getaway packages that include waterfall views, winery tastings, spa treatments and candlelit dinners. You can get married (or even elope) way up among the clouds with Niagara Helicopters’ Chapel in the Sky.
Boutique Accommodations & Gardens in Burlington
Be among the first to experience The Pearle Hotel & Spa, an elegant new property on the Burlington waterfront with a luxurious spa, earth-to-table farm cuisine at the onsite Isabelle Restaurant + Lounge and endless, serene lake views. Wander the extensive Waterfront Trails or head to the Royal Botanical Gardens to stop and smell the flowers.
Theatre & Tasty Adventures in Stratford
Renowned for the Stratford Festival, the town of Stratford is also home to unique, fun and tasty culinary adventures. Bookend your performance with chocolate sampling along The Chocolate Trail, a self-guided tour of local confectioners and bakers. And book an Alpaca Picnic for Two (humans, that is).
Sample Toronto’s Luxury Hotels
Treat your significant other to a stay at one of the many upscale and boutique accommodations in Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. Then sample some of the luxurious offerings at other properties. For instance, The St. Regis Toronto stages a daily Champagne Sabering ritual in its Astor Lounge and a Royal Weekend Brunch at LOUIX LOUIS. Stress just melts away at the Miraj Hammam Spa in the Shangri-La. Dip into a pool with a view at Hotel X or Bisha Hotel and take in the views from the Writers Room Bar at the Park Hyatt.
Art, Wine, Golf & Glamping in Central Ontario
Take a romantic road trip Ontario’s Headwaters County. Explore iconic and up-and-coming Canadian and Indigenous artists at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Book your tee time at Hockley Valley Resort’s 18-hole championship golf course followed by wine sampling at Adamo Winery. Enjoy luxurious, glamping accommodations in a lovely natural setting at Alabaster Acres.
Hiking, Biking & Spa in Barrie
Whether lining the waterfront, weaving through flowered gardens, or cutting a path through the majestic forests, Barrie's hiking and biking trails offer physical activity for all fitness levels. If you’re into mountain biking, Hardwood Ski & Bike delivers over 80 km of thrilling trail. Recharge your body through the Finnish hydrotherapy cycle of heat, cold and relaxation at Vettä Spa followed by a massage and a delicious, Finnish-inspired meal. Nearby accommodations include Horseshoe Resort and Carriage Ridge Resort.
Arts, Culture & Cuisine in Peterborough & The Kawarthas
Spend 48 hours indulging in the arts and culture throughout Peterborough & the Kawarthas. And don’t forget the food. Wine paired with pizza and charcuterie boards and award-winning butter tarts are on the menu.
Explore the Rideau Canal Heritage Route
Relaxing Cabin in the Woods in Deep River
Modern and minimal, the natural, beachfront cabins at Anupaya Cabin Co. are designed to help guests experience the ultimate restfulness and wellness in nature. The resort features a sandy beach, gardens and stunning paddling routes. It’s also on the doorstep of Algonquin Provincial Park.
Fly Fishing for Two in Haliburton
Book a full or half day of hands-on fly fishing instruction with an avid outdoorsman and fly angler. Get a crash course on the fundamentals of the sport and a enjoy the serenity and beauty of Haliburton County. Round out your getaway at a tiny cabin in Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve.
Resorting in Muskoka
Treat yourselves to a slice of Muskoka life at one of the region’s legendary resorts. Enjoy fine dining and great golf experiences at Sherwood Inn, Rocky Crest Golf Resort or Deerhurst Resort. Shimmering lakes and lush forests are the backdrop for luxury spa treatments at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Windermere House or Couples Resort.
Lake Temiskaming Driving Tour
Discover Lake Temiskaming area with a tour of the area, which offers beautiful and romantic getaway options. Just grab your overnight bag and your partner and explore this charming region. From traditional tipi teachings to paddleboard yoga, 101 Experiences offers one-of-a-kind, guided adventures that showcase the beauty and spirit of Northeastern Ontario.
Scenic Train Tour & Guided Adventures in Sault Ste Marie
The Agawa Canyon Tour Train is a bucket list rail journey from Sault Ste. Marie deep in the Canadian Shield country of Agawa Canyon Wilderness Park. You’ll cross the Montreal River trestle bridge along the way and have an opportunity to explore lookouts and waterfalls. Back in Sault Ste. Marie, book a unique canoe, kayak or hiking adventure with Thrive Tours and take in the highlights of the city.
Set Sail on Lake Superior
Join Sail Superior on a personalized, private sailing tour on Lake Superior. Flexible outings range from the popular hour-and-a-half harbour tour along the waterfront, the romantic wine and cheese to multi-day excursions.
Note: before you set off on your romantic summer getaway, it’s always best to check to ensure that all businesses are up and operational and to make reservations ahead of time.
Last updated: January 3, 2023