For an adventurous escape in New Brunswick, check out Storeytown Cottages. There are four kitchenette suites and four cottages on the property, and cottage number two is aptly named the “Love Shack.” It’s nestled within some trees, so it’s perfect for a quiet escape. All cottages feature kitchens, living areas, and WiFi, and as it sits on the banks of the Miramichi River, couples can rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and tubes from the owners. The river is popular with fly fishers, and it’s also home to Atlantic salmon.
Storeytown Cottages, 439 Storeytown Road, Storeytown, NB, Canada, +1 506 365 7636
The largest of the Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Island makes for a perfect romantic getaway from Vancouver. Fortunately, there are places such as The Cottages, where you will feel instantly relaxed. There are 50 cottages on Bullock Lake to choose from, which are either lakeside or provide a breathtaking view of the lake. They all have decks and southwest exposure, which is ideal for soaking up the Salt Spring sunshine. Popular island activities include visiting the weekend markets, swimming, and hiking.
The Lodge at Pine Cove, one of the most romantic resorts in Ontario, is home to 17 “stylishly and thoughtfully designed” cottages on-site, which offer French River views and seclusion. The Lodge has docking facilities, a restaurant and bar (but a breakfast hamper is delivered to your cottage daily), and a private sandy beach. Enjoy kayaking down the river, hiking woodland trails, voyageur canoeing, and fly fishing.
The Lodge at Pine Cove, 1013 ON-528A, Noëlville, ON, Canada, +1 705 898 2500
“Ridgeback Lodge offers romantic getaways amidst the natural beauty of the Kingston Peninsula, conveniently located in the heart of Atlantic Canada.” Ridgeback Lodge is an adults-only destination, where you can choose between two glamping domes and a deluxe or standard log cabin. The lodge has no TV or internet, so it’s a place to visit in New Brunswick when you truly want to unplug. Instead, spend time soaking in the hot tub or walking the trails.
Ridgeback Lodge Inc., 86 Old Reach Road, Kingston, NB, Canada, +1 506 763 2617
Located in British Columbia’s Yoho National Park, which is in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this lodge might have the most beautiful surroundings. There are 23 luxury log cabins at Cathedral Mountain Lodge, plus the Riverside Dining Room, which serves food that guests have called “out of this world.” Although the cabins are exquisite, so are the Rockies. Spend your romantic weekend horseback riding, rafting, walking on glaciers, and visiting Lake Louise over the border.
Cathedral Mountain Lodge, 1 Yoho Valley Road, Field, BC, Canada, +1 250 343 6442
Storm Mountain Lodge is a perfect escape if you want a disconnected experience in Alberta. The historic cabins do not have kitchens, WiFi, or television. What they do have, though, is wood-burning fireplaces, decks, claw-foot bathtubs, and leather love seats. All meals take place in the lodge’s dining room and lounge. Its location in Banff National Park means that some of the best scenery and activities in Canada surround it.
Recently voted by HGTV as a Top Ten Canadian Weekend Getaway, Fisherman’s Daughter is a bed and breakfast in the picturesque town of Mahone Bay. The article states that the heritage home conversion is as “colourful and charming as they come.” There are four beautifully decorated and restored rooms at this love shack, which feature either garden or bay views (or both). For a romantic getaway, the owners have additional indulgences you can choose from, including a bottle of champagne on arrival, a cheese plate, chocolate-covered strawberries, or flower bouquets in take-home vases.