Prince Edward County extends out into Lake Ontario in between Toronto and Ottawa. This up and coming destination is relatively small in size and most attractions are within an hours drive. Known as ‘The County’ by locals, it is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway with its beautiful beaches, fabulous spas, prizewinning crops and over 40 wineries and craft breweries.
242 North Beach Road (County Rd 27) Consecon, ON 1-800-427-1257
Fronterra is a 58-acre organic farm offering a luxurious glamping experience on the shores of North Bay in Prince Edward County. Couples are invited for a romantic getaway in one of 10 log framed tents featuring hardwood floors, a king-sized bed, an outdoor bathroom, a fully-equipped outdoor kitchen, and a fire pit. Tents are spaced well apart from one another to ensure privacy, and some tents offer picturesque views overlooking the North Bay marsh. Amenities include fresh vegetables from the garden, organic eggs from the chicken coop, and a private boat dock. There is no electricity at the campsites.
24 Wharf St. Wellington ON 613-399-3338
Sister property to the Drake Hotel in downtown Toronto, the Devonshire Inn is a contemporary boutique hotel in Wellington, Ontario. Sitting on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, the Devonshire Inn offers 13 guestrooms, ideal for an intimate couples weekend. The property features an amazing restaurant with views of the lake which serves regional cuisine sourced from local farmers. There is a waterfront patio, lakeside fire pit, and lakeside massage hut for guests enjoyment. Other amenities include in-room spa services and room service.
Twin Birch Suites and Cottages
137 Main Street, Wellington, ON 613-399-2250
Twin Birch Suites and Cottages is a lakeside boutique resort in downtown Wellington Ontario. Perfectly located for sightseeing in Prince Edward County or relaxing by the water, the resort offers waterfront and lake view cottages and suites. All units are fully equipped with linens and each cottage has a large deck for lounging and dining. Canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and bicycles are available to rent on site. Guests are also offered complimentary wine tasting vouchers to nearby wineries and passes to Sandbanks and other Ontario Provincial Parks.
Jackson’s Falls Country Inn
1768 County Rd. 17, Milford, ON 613-476-8576
Jackson’s Falls Country Inn was established in 1870 as Jackson’s Falls Country School in beautiful Prince Edward County. This former one-room schoolhouse has been renovated into a guest lounge, dining room and bar. Jackson’s Falls Country Inn proudly serves meals highlighting Indigenous wild foods, which are designed to be paired with a selection of local wines and craft beers on tap. The Inn offers 9 guest rooms adjacent to the schoolhouse. Each guestroom is individually decorated with modern and period fixtures. Certain suites offer living rooms, a Jacuzzi, and/or private yards or decks which are ideal for a romantic getaway in Prince Edward County.
The Inn at Huff Estates
2274 County Rd.1, Bloomfield, ON 613-393-1414 or 1-866-484-4667
The Inn at Huff Estates offers luxurious accommodations which are located alongside the vineyards at Huff Estates Winery and Oeno Gallery. With state of the art facilities and a modern tasting gallery, Huff Estates Winery is one of the most visited wineries in the region. Specializing in authentic Italian wood-fired pizzas, their restaurant serves lunch on the indoor/outdoor patio during the summer months. Each tastefully decorated guest room at the Inn features a fireplace and private patio perfect for a romantic getaway in Prince Edward County. Customized packages are available and can be tailored to the interests of each couple.
The Manse Boutique Inn & Spa
10 Chapel St., Picton, ON 613-476-1006
**Please note, The Manse is currently closed until February 8th, 2019
Ideally located at the heart of Prince Edward County, The Manse Boutique Inn & Spa offers B&B style accommodations in a stunning century-old building. What was originally part of the old church next-door has been renovated to feature 7 guestrooms with modern amenities and contemporary decor. Great for a couples weekend away, each guestroom has luxurious linens, a romantic gas fireplace and spa-like ensuite complete with rainfall shower and heated floors. The landscaped property is home to a lovely natural waterfall and Koi Pond, as well as a heated saltwater pool and hot tub. Delicious farm-to-table meals can be arranged in advance which highlight fresh ingredients from local suppliers.
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