Best Prince Edward County Vacation Rentals in 2023

Best Prince Edward County Vacation Rentals in 2023
Best Prince Edward County Vacation Rentals in 2023

Nestled along the shores of Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada, Prince Edward County is a hidden gem that offers a perfect blend of rural tranquillity, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant cultural experiences. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing escape or an adventure-packed getaway, the County has something for everyone. 

One of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture is by staying in a vacation rental. This blog will explore various vacation rentals in Prince Edward County, from charming cottages and cozy B&Bs to scenic campgrounds. We’ll also highlight some must-do activities in the area.

Prince Edward County Cottage Rentals

The County is known for its range of unique cottage rental experiences catering to diverse tastes and preferences. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast seeking stunning waterfront views or searching for a private forest retreat, Prince Edward County has something extraordinary.

Peaceful Peninsula

Location: Milford, Ontario

Given its name, Peaceful Peninsula is a private waterfront cottage rental on a peninsula surrounded by water. Just a short drive to all of Prince Edward County attractions, it’s the perfect hub to spend your days exploring and evenings relaxing at your oasis. Spend your days on the property soaking in the hot tub, cooling off on the sandy shores, reading on the daybed, sunbathing in the loungers, or taking a refreshing shower in the large outdoor shower. Peaceful Peninsula has everything you need to enjoy a vacation in Prince Edward County.

Rate: Starting from $399/night

Britt – November 2021

“This place is an oasis, something from a fairytale that you won’t want to leave! The sunsets and sunrises are breathtaking, the air fresh and crisp, swans and ducks visit you daily and the water calms and soothes your soul. Absolutely beautiful!”


The Bestview Lakehouse in Prince Edward County

Location: Carrying Place, Ontario

Nestled on the picturesque Bay of Quinte, this spacious retreat offers over 3000 square feet of renovated luxury. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a walk-out basement, the space boasts modern comforts, including new oak flooring and a fully renovated bathroom. Enjoy clean, drinkable tap water and cozy up by one of the two fireplaces or unwind in the sauna and brand-new shower. Outside, the wrap-around deck and private 188-foot waterfront with a 40-foot dock offer breathtaking views.

Rate: Starting from $600/night


Wander The Resort

Location: Wellington, Ontario

Wander’s sleek Nordic aesthetic is harmonious for all seasons and positions guests to explore the best of PEC. Featuring an indoor-outdoor Scandinavian-style circuit spa, this resort is the perfect vacation year-round. With ten cabins – four lakeside, six by the pool – families and couples can have a unique cottage experience.

Rate: Starting from $695/night


Black River Cottages

Location: Milford, Ontario

Nestled on the shore of the Black River Creek sits Prince Edward County’s premier family-friendly resort, Black River Cottages—the perfect place to unwind and recharge. Guests can enjoy various activities with free access to canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and adult bikes.

Rate: Starting from $250/night


Prince Edward County B&B Rentals

Prince Edward County’s bed and breakfasts exude an irresistible charm, offering guests highly personalized experiences. These B&Bs open the door to a world of distinctive residences, each with its captivating narrative and a character that promises a memorable stay.

The June Motel

Location: Picton, Ontario

A modern take on the traditional B&B, The June Motel in Picton combines a chic design with a laid-back atmosphere. It’s perfect for travellers looking for a unique and Instagram-worthy experience.


Black Licorice Tree B&B

Location: Prince Edward, Ontario

Stay in a beautiful private Victorian house just outside Sandbanks Provincial Park on a seven-acre property surrounded by farm and forest vistas. Enjoy breakfast, prepared by “County Chopped Champion” Mark Wynen, and sunsets on a beautiful screened-in porch overlooking West Lake.



Location: Prince Edward, Ontario

Stay in this striking modern inn with stunning views of Lake Ontario. Nestled within 45 acres of forest, you won’t find another B&B like this in Prince Edward County. The home has been thoughtfully transformed over five years to bring guests a modern, comfortable experience. Last-minute bookings are often available!


Edgewater B&B

Location: Picton, Ontario

This modern, charming Cape Cod-style home overlooks the Picton Harbour. Known for its warm hospitality, you’ll feel right at home. Delicious breakfasts are prepared each morning with local ingredients. The beautifully landscaped oasis can be enjoyed from the large wrap-around porch with views of the Harbour and Prince Edward Yacht Club.


Prince Edward County Campgrounds

Prince Edward County boasts a plethora of campgrounds, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in its stunning natural beauty and landscapes. With more than thirty campgrounds spread across the island, outdoor enthusiasts have a wealth of options to choose from.

Sandbanks Provincial Park Campground

Location: Sandbanks

The park has over 600 campsites (over 260 with electricity) in five campground areas: Outlet River A & B, Cedars in the East Lake sector, Richardson’s in the West Lake sector, and the Woodlands Campground located between the East and West Lake sectors of the park. It’s the perfect rustic vacation spot just minutes away from the world-class beaches.

West Lake Willows Campground

Location: West Lake, Ontario

Situated on the shores of West Lake, this campground offers waterfront campsites and the opportunity for boating and fishing. Located an eight-minute walk to Sand Dunes Beach and a three-minute drive from the Outlet and Richardson Beaches, it’s an excellent choice for those who want to be close to nature.

Quinte’s Isle Campark

Location: Cherry Valley, Ontario

Just outside of Picton in Cherry Valley, this campground offers a range of amenities, including inground pools, mini-golf, and planned activities. It’s ideal for families and groups looking for a fun-filled getaway!

Things to Do in The County

Boredom is a distant thought when exploring Prince Edward County. This destination caters perfectly to families, couples, and friends, ensuring there’s always something exciting to do and discover.

Wine Tasting

Prince Edward County is known for its thriving wine region. Visit some local wineries, such as TerraCello Winery, Closson Chase Vineyard, and Huff Estates Winery & Inn, to savour world-class wines.

Explore Sandbanks Provincial Park

Spend a day at Sandbanks, where you have a day full of activities at your fingertips. The park features three main beaches: Outlet Beach, Sandbanks (Lakeshore) Beach, and Dunes Beach. Check out the Dunes Beach to see dunes that can even reach 25 meters high! Bring your pets and hike through the various trails in the park. Or rent a watercraft for some time on Lake Ontario!

Arts and Culture

Discover the County’s vibrant arts scene by exploring galleries and studios. The annual Prince Edward County Studio Tour is a highlight for art lovers. Follow the Arts Trail in Prince Edward County for a fun experience!

Farmers’ Markets

Visit local farmers’ markets to taste fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and handmade crafts. The Wellington Farmers’ Market and Picton Farmers’ Market are popular choices. Don’t miss the farm stands either! The County is full of lush farm stands featuring locally grown vegetables, flowers, handmade bakery treats, and more! Check out Hagerman Farms and Van Grootheest Farm.

Historical Sites

Explore the area’s history by visiting sites like Macaulay Heritage Park and the Rose House Museum.

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