The 14 Best Prince Edward County Resorts

The 14 Best Prince Edward County Resorts
The 14 Best Prince Edward County Resorts

Dotted throughout Prince Edward County, resorts beckon thousands of visitors each year to savour the charms of the wine country and its myriad attractions. Whether it’s the pull of sandy beach retreats or the warmth of family-friendly getaways, these County resorts craft unforgettable experiences for all ages.

Prince Edward County Family Resorts

Merland Park Resort

9 Cottages · 4 Lodges · 3 Unit Motel

Nestled on a two-acre expanse with sweeping views of the Bay, Merland Park Cottages invites guests year-round. The property showcases boat docks tracing the shoreline, featuring a convenient boat launch and fish cleaning station for guest use. In the summer, the resort comes alive with an inviting inground pool and a horseshoe pit, promising enjoyable activities for all.

Rooted in history, Merland Park Cottages takes pride in preserving some of the original housekeeping cottages dating back to the early 1920s, seamlessly blending their timeless charm with modern upgrades.

Each cottage offers a fully equipped kitchen with drinkable town water, along with a fridge, stove, and microwave. The living rooms are thoughtfully furnished with a double futon, a flat-screen television boasting over 100 channels, WIFI connectivity, and a picturesque view of Picton Bay. Stepping outside onto the cottage porch reveals a setting with a table, chairs, and a propane barbecue.


Cherry Beach Resort

100+ cottages for rent (Accommodating 2 to 6 guests)

Nestled near the iconic Sandbanks Provincial Park, Cherry Beach Resort is a hidden gem, an escape where paradise awaits. With an outstanding 1200 feet of private, pristine, sandy beach at your doorstep, and the serene waters of East Lake embracing you from all sides, they offer you a one-of-a-kind resort experience.

Visitors can relax poolside, launch a boat through the private boat launch, engage in recreational activities in the rec center, enjoy water play with their kids in the splash pad, or participate in various resort activities. You can also bring your pets along to explore the ample amenities.

With over 100 cottages on the property, visitors have the opportunity to rent or buy a cottage.


The Birch

7 cottages for rent (Accommodating 2 to 8 guests)

Located at the intersection of Lake Ontario and West Lake in Wellington (directly across from Sandbanks Provincial Park beach), The Birch Cottages (formally known as Twin Birch Suites and Cottages) are in a prime location. With gorgeous water views and direct access to the water via a shared waterfront deck and dock, this is a true opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the lake.

Are you feeling adventurous? The Birch offers kayaks, canoes and paddle boards for rent. Or adventure onto Main Street Wellington and explore its restaurants, breweries, shops, and entertainment. Or spend a night soaking in a relaxing hot tub and sipping wine on your private deck. The Birch Cottage Resort in Prince Edward County is the perfect jumping spot to enjoy the island’s attractions and the beauty of the surrounding waters.


Black River Cottages

11 Cottages (Accommodating 2 to 8 guests)

Nestled on the shore of the Black River Creek sits Prince Edward County’s premier family-friendly resort, Black River Cottages. The resort is the perfect place to unwind and recharge.

Come spend your holiday in one of the private, waterfront and air-conditioned cottages. All units come with a fully equipped kitchen, large deck, BBQ and individual fire pit. As a guest at Black River Cottages, you will have free access to canoes, kayaks, SUP and adult bikes. As well as a seasonal, heated swimming pool, playground, and zip line for kids.


Prince Edward County Resorts on the Beach

Wander the Resort

10 cottages for rent (Accommodating 2 to 6 guests)

The Wander is a new stylish lakeside retreat perfectly positioned for soaking up Prince Edward County, located just 5 minutes out of Wellington. Think luxe over rustic with private cedar decks, fire pits, spacious, kitted-out dining and living areas, and comfortable bedrooms. With ten cabins – four lakeside and six by the pool – guests have their private area with access to all the great amenities.

Taste their on-site restaurant Gather, a celebration of good food, community and connection in a relaxing lakeside setting. Or spend your days relaxing poolside, soaking in a hot tub, or unwinding in a sauna. The Wander is the ultimate Prince Edward County Resort.


Spa Packages at The Wander

In-cabin packages are available for guests to indulge further. A Bath Kit comes with an eucalyptus bath soak, face masks, candles, and a bath caddy. Additional massage treatments (with RMT, Morgan Clark) can be purchased for a pampering session from the comfort of your cabin.

East Lake Shores

100+ cottages for rent (Accommodating 2 to 6 guests)

Situated on 80 acres of stunning countryside, East Lake Shores is a luxury cottage resort in Prince Edward County. Featuring over 100 cottages, every space offers a unique style and decor, with many available to rent from May to October. They also have select dog-friendly cottages if your family includes a four-legged friend.

Just ten minutes from Sandbanks Beach, East Lake Shores is near wineries, restaurants, entertainment, and shops. With numerous amenities and entertainment options, the resort allows you to spend valuable vacation time doing what matters most: connecting with family and friends.


Isaiah Tubbs Resort and Conference Centre

2 Lodge Buildings · 12 Cottages

Located on the scenic shores of West Lake, Isaiah Tubbs Resort presents a diverse range of accommodation options, including classic rooms, beach houses, lodge suites, and cottages. For those who prefer a more rustic retreat, the cottages, complete with a TV, kitchen, propane BBQ, and campfire pit, offer a cozy alternative to traditional camping, all within easy reach of resort amenities, including a private beach.

Guests at Isaiah Tubbs can savour a diverse culinary experience. The waterfront restaurant, The Knoll, features cathedral ceilings and a seasonal veranda, providing both indoor and outdoor dining options. The Sandbar Lounge, with its patio overlooking the sand dunes, treats patrons to a wide selection of local wineries, craft breweries, and cideries. The resort further caters to special occasions, offering three unique venue options for the perfect destination wedding right in the heart of one’s backyard.


Best Resorts in Picton, Ontario

The Manse Boutique Inn

8 Rooms and Suites

Nestled in the heart of Picton, The Manse Boutique Inn stands as a tranquil oasis. Housed in a meticulously renovated 1906 building, The Manse seamlessly blends historic charm with contemporary elegance. Boasting modern finishes and top-notch amenities, the inn is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for its guests.

Under the attentive care of Megan and Max, a devoted hosting couple, The Manse is committed to curating private, luxurious stays for its guests. Whether you seek moments of solitude or wish to mingle with fellow Manse guests, the inn in Picton caters to your preferences. Breakfast for each guest is included in Manse’s room rates.


Spa Packages at the Manse

The Manse is a spectacular Gothic Revival limestone landmark featuring inviting guest rooms with fireplaces, spa showers, and an outdoor resort pool and hot tub. The Manse has partnered with the trendsetting company Bohemian Beauty for in-room spa services. They offer massages, manicures, facials, body treatments, and reflexology.

Merrill House

14 Rooms and Suites

The grandness of Merrill House’s glory days is represented in fine antiques and formality. With nods to the importance of heritage, suites feature separate sitting and dining rooms with contemporary interiors set in the garden. Each room is delicately furnished with views of Picton’s historic Main Street East. 

Dine at the formal Merrill House and experience its unique menu. With gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea, spectacular wines, picnic hampers, and more, your palate will be surprised. Indulge in Executive Chef Michael Sullivan, who curates a marvellous six-course tasting menu that incorporates the freshest seasonal ingredients and duly exhibits his kitchen’s impressive range of skills. 


Best Resorts in Wellington, Ontario

The Lakeside Motel

11 lodges for rent (Accommodating 2 to 6 guests)

The Lakeside Motel is located on two acres of lakefront property in Wellington, Ontario. Come for a night, come for a week, come for just as long as you need. From standard rooms to more secluded accommodations, the resort has various options to fit every need.

Enjoy lakeside bonfires, leisure canoe rides, relaxation poolside with sunloungers, bicycles, southing saunas, and various lawn games. Check out the shop or dine-in at the patio and bar.


Spa Packages at The Lakeside Motel

Lakeside Motel is happy to be the new permanent host of Hothouse Sauna. An elegant, off-grid operation, Hothouse Sauna and Lounge caters to the PEC community, inviting clients to move through a cycle of heat, hydrate, and relax with a traditional hot-rock sauna, splash sink, and solarium-style lounge. Off-site bookings are available, including facials, make-up, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, and acupuncture. 

The Drake Devonshire Hotel

13 Rooms

The Drake Hotel is renowned for its distinctive rooms that provide a fresh, contemporary twist on the classic country inn experience. Nestled in the scenic and historically rich town of Wellington in Prince Edward County, The Drake Lakeside welcomes you with its boutique hotel featuring 13 uniquely designed rooms, an inviting restaurant, a stylish bar, and enchanting event spaces. 

Whether you visit during any season, this resort effortlessly fulfils your desires, offering captivating art installations, a rich tapestry of cultural programs and events, and a culinary experience that proudly celebrates the region’s abundant harvest from local farmers and vintners. It’s a rural escape where travellers, culture enthusiasts, and locals converge, savouring the delightful contradictions of old and new, countryside and city, and sweet and savoury. 


Best Resorts in Prince Edward County

West Lake Willows Resort

8 Cottages · Trailers for rent

West Lake Willows is a well-maintained resort directly across from the Sandbanks Dunes. The resort features 900 ft of shoreline on West Lake, perfect for launching your boat, taking a refreshing swim, or casting your line. The park also has a large playground for kids to play in. Public restrooms and showers are available along with laundry facilities.

With 8 cottages and numerous RV sites, West Lake Willows Resort is ideal for couples and families. Note that it is a season park only open during the summer months.


Smugglers Cove RV Resort

100+ RV Sites · Cottage Rentals · Bunkie Rentals

Whether opting for RV sites, cottages, or binkie rentals, Summglers Cove RV Resort stands as the ultimate destination for a perfect family getaway. The resort presents a well-rounded array of activities, great for all ages. Spread across 28 acres, the park beckons guests with its pristine shoreline, offering excellent opportunities for swimming, fishing, and boating. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy walks, bird watching, and engaging activities like volleyball and horseshoes. The resort further invites relaxation with a pool, beach lounging, and fireside unwinding.



4 Suites

Nestled within 45 acres of lush forest, Mirazule is a striking modern inn offering guests stunning views of Lake Ontario. This unique bed and breakfast in Prince Edward County stands out as a one-of-a-kind retreat.

Over five years of thoughtful transformation, Mirazule has been designed to provide a modern and comfortable experience for its visitors. Each room within the inn serves as a peaceful haven, offering breathtaking views for a truly immersive stay. Guests can unwind on the lakefront terrace with a refreshing glass of local bubbly, engage in conversations with fellow guests in the living room featuring panoramic views, take strolls in the forest, or borrow a book from the library.


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