Are you on the lookout for a Canadian vacation rental that’s truly exceptional? Do you want something so Instagram-worthy that your friends will be envious? If yes, these ten Canadian vacation homes will have you packing your bags.
According to Vrbo’s “2023 Canadian Vacation Homes of the Year” list, these are the most stunning, trip-worthy spots to kick back and relax. There are so many reasons to visit Canada, so these breathtaking holiday properties should be added to your bucket list asap!
Salt Spring Island, BC
This enchanting treehouse is a true sanctuary retreat perched high above the Ganges Harbour. Marrying tranquillity, serenity, and coziness with elegant modern design and open concepts, guests can enjoy a peaceful stay nestled among the cedar and arbutus trees. Cozy up by the fire with a good book and a cup of tea, or get lost in the sweeping 180-degree views of Active Pass, stretching all the way from Whistler to Mount Baker.
Nestled in an executive community high up in the mountains, this modern luxury chalet boasts breathtaking views, a hot tub overlooking the lush pine forest, a steam room and heated pool, wood burning fireplace, a gym facility, and direct access to the ski hills from the front door. Spanning ten-thousand square feet, families will find plenty of space to spread out and enjoy VIP Concierge services for special requests to elevate this true luxury experience.
The Rocky Mountain Retreat is ideal for large groups, families, or corporate gatherings, comfortably sleeping up to twenty-three guests. Centrally located in Bow Valley near Banff, this gorgeous home offers a bespoke chef’s kitchen, a large outdoor deck for entertaining, and a fully stocked games area. Premier hosts are available to facilitate unique mountain tours, attraction reservations, private chef experiences, and more.
Sleek and stylish, this newly built cabin located in the heartland of Riding Mountain is just one kilometre south of the National Park. Inside, guests will delight in heated floors and multiple fireplaces, while floor-to-ceiling windows make way to a spacious deck, hot tub, and cozy firepit area. Small touches make this cabin-stay extra special, with board games, essential oils, complimentary firewood, and reading materials available for visitors.
Prince Edward County, ON
This country farmhouse sits on more than a dozen acres of farmland and has direct private waterfront access. Rustic-chic touches such as natural wood detailing mix with soft whites throughout for a truly unique and special space. With a calming and contemporary feel, this awe-inspiring seven-bedroom home has been designed with your comfort in mind.
Steps from the lake, this premium cottage boasts over 350 feet of water frontage on a private lot. A brand-new chef’s kitchen and multiple indoor and outdoor dining areas – including a screened pergola with an incredible view of the lake – will delight foodies. The main bedroom features a serene forest view, an ensuite, and a luxurious king-size bed, perfect for relaxing.
Mont Tremblant, QC
This modern skier’s paradise is perfect for outdoor adventurers. With ski-in and ski-out access, it is a short shuttle ride away from the vibrant Mont Tremblant pedestrian village and resort. The luxurious eight-bedroom home boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, an open-concept floor plan, and luxury finishings for guests to enjoy.
Sitting on the Nova Scotia coast, this stunning oceanfront villa boasts phenomenal views and is perfectly positioned at the end of the cul-de-sac overlooking the Chester Basin. Situated in a dark-sky community committed to limiting light pollution, this property provides a breathtaking starscape for guests to enjoy from the large outdoor and patio space or while cozying up by the fire pit.
Sea View, PEI
Situated on three acres of oceanside land leading to amazing views from every vantage point, this light, and airy coastal farmhouse welcomes guests with vaulted ceilings, soaring 17-foot-high windows overlooking the beach, and an open-concept living, dining, and kitchen spaces with comfortable furnishings.
Ibex Valley, YT
Nestled in the forests of the Ibex Valley just north of Whitehorse, this one-of-a-kind lodge offers spectacular mountain views and a front seat to the seasonal Northern Lights. With over forty-five 5-star reviews, the well-appointed modern home is a private escape immersed in nature with all the comforts of home.
These top vacation homes of 2023 are often booked months in advance. If you want to score one of these impressive vacation homes, you should plan early!
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