Escape to summer headquarters in Muskoka

June 28 – September 2, 2024

Summer headquarters are here at Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka. Our stunning lakeside destination offers endless natural beauty and exciting activities for everyone on your summer escape. With an incredible waterfront experience, there’s no better place to revel in everything you love about summer in Canada – this, is how we Muskoka.

Your Muskoka Summer Escape Features:

  • A variety of resort accommodations
  • Unlimited lakeside fun with one of Muskoka’s longest waterfronts with two beach areas
  • Silent Watercraft: Complimentary use of Canoes, Kayaks, and Stand-up Paddle Boards
  • NEW Deer Scout Adventure Program for kids
  • Daily social activities from crafts to sports and other family fun games!
  • Walking, fitness and hiking trails throughout our Muskoka countryside property
  • 9-hole Disc and Foot Golf, Tennis, Pickleball, Horseshoes, Kan Jam, Sand Volleyball, Basketball and Lawn Games
  • Elevated dining experiences and features include Moet Moments on Compass Patio, Surf & Turf Fridays at Antler & more
  • Two golf courses on site! Lakeside 9-hole for beginners and our iconic 18-hole Deerhurst Highlands

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Muskoka Summer Itinerary Ideas

Here Are Some Great Ideas to Build Into Your Summer Escape!

In case you’re looking for some extra inspo for your stay, check out these day plans.  If you are interested in adding various activities and dining to your stay, please be sure to click the links to book ahead!

3 Day Itinerary – Unplug & Reset

When two-nights away needs to feel like a week:  Here’s how to leave your 3 day vacation feeling rested and rejuvenated! 

Day One

  • Check In: 4pm
  • Get settled, unpack and relax – let that Muskoka view sink in
  • Visit Compass Bar & Grill for elevated cocktails and a shareable tapas menu

Day Two

  • Does your unit have a kitchen? Bring a few groceries to treat yourself to breakfast in bed! Otherwise, head over to Eclipse Restaurant to start off your day 
  • Book in at Amba Spa for a rejuvenating massage, facial, or nail appointment*
  • Take a spot on the patio at Maple Pub for lunch with a view
  • Time for the beach, head to Sunset Bay for a quieter spot to ‘read your book’ (read: take a nap)
  • All in a hard day’s work! It’s time for a swim, so pack up and head to the main beach for a dip in Peninsula Lake
  • Feeling well rested? Try a leisurely paddle in a canoe, kayak or SUP board 
  • Time for dinner at The Antler Steakhouse – thank your previous self for booking ahead
*Spa services are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance 

Day Three

  • Head back to Eclipse for a full classic breakfast spread on the terrace
  • Check Out: 11am – but that doesn’t mean you have to go just yet!
  • Rent a Water Bike for one last tour around the property, waterfront edition
  • Head to Row & Roast for some road trip fuel courtesy of Muskoka Roastery
  • Feeling rested and ready, it’s time to take the scenic route back home
*Schiller water bikes are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance 

Stay Hard, Play Hard: 4 Days Of Fun

For those who like their vacation with less down time and more time on the go. This is the trip for adventure seekers like you! 

Day One

  • Check In: 4pm
  • Get settled and relax with a snack & drink on your balcony. No balcony? No problem!  Head outside to enjoy the view.
  • Dinner time at Eclipse Restaurant & Terrace. Here, overlooking the entire bay you can make your game plans for the week!

Day Two

*SWS Watersport Clinics are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance

Day Three

  • After breakfast, take a hike! The Lookout Trail leads to an unbeatable aerial view of the whole resort 
  • Take a dip! In one of our 3 outdoor pools scattered around the resort 
  • Grab a table on Maple Patio and enjoy our classic pub favourites for lunch
  • Fore! Time to head to try something new with 9 holes of complimentary Disc Golf 
  • Back to the beach just in time for golden hour and one last refreshing dip
  • Dinner at The Antler Steakhouse can’t be beat

Day Four

  • Still not tired? Put your newfound wakeboarding skills to the test at the SWS Wakeboard Cable Park*
  • Check out of room: 11am
  • Enjoy one last leisurely brunch at Eclipse Restaurant 
  • Get ready for one quiet ride home… you’re welcome!
*SWS Watersport Clinics are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance 

5 Day Explorers Retreat

Fit as much as possible into your Muskoka getaway with this itinerary that makes the most of our 760 acres to explore

Day One

  • Check In: 4pm
  • Its a race to the lake! Who will be the first in?
  • Dinner at Eclipse Restaurant & Terrace – enjoy a spot on our covered patio overlooking the resort grounds
  • Not ready to retire yet? Grab one last drink or evening snack at Compass Grill

Day Two

  • Breakfast at Eclipse Restaurant & Terrace
  • Fuelled up and ready to hit the fitness and walking trails 
  • Now that you’re warmed up… get in the car for a quick drive to the Sanctuary Trail for a hike through the forest
  • Picnic lunch in the forest (make sure to take all your garbage with you!)
  • Ok you’ve earned it; spend the rest of the day poolside mixing in some splashing with R&R
  • The Antler Steakhouse for dinner is a special treat

Day Three

  • Morning tee off at Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course
  • Enjoy some food and drinks on the course from the Halfway House 
  • 19th hole: head over to The The Antler Steakhouse for a refresher on the patio
  • Time for a swim! Pool or lake? You decide…
  • Dinnertime at Maple Pub for some pub favourites and an unbeatable patio
*Deerhurst Highlands green fees are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance

Day Four

  • Penn Lake awaits! Grab a quick bite at Row & Roast and head out
  • Beach chair [check] Sunscreen [check] A good read & great view – you’re all set!
  • Take out a canoe, kayak or stand up paddle board and check out all Penn Lake has to offer
  • Grab lunch for the crew at our food trucks and enjoy
  • Curious where else the lake can take you? Explore even more on Jet Ski Rentals*
  • Cheers, to your last vacation dinner at Compass Grill
*Jet Ski Rentals are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance

Day Five

  • Breakfast at Eclipse followed by check out at 11am 
  • But don’t leave just yet! There’s more to explore, take an ATV tour with Yamaha to see the property from a different vantage point
  • Head home filled with adrenaline and dreams of your next trip dancing in your head
*Yamaha ATV Tours are not included with your stay and must be booked in advance

*Activities and other benefits are included with your nightly resort fee. Outdoor activities are dependent on weather conditions. *Rate is per room, per night, based on double occupancy (two adults per room) with up to two children 18 years and under sharing parents’ room free. Rates shown are applicable to select accommodation and may fluctuate based on dates and availability. Subject to availability and minimum stay requirements. (i.e. two and three night stays may be required on select dates). 13% HST,  4% Municipal Accommodation Tax (Huntsville) and resort fee are additional. Deerhurst Resort is not responsible for any package components or recreational facilities made unavailable due to weather and/or circumstances beyond our control. For complete details, including our deposit and cancellation policy, please click here.

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