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Bala Cottage Rentals

In 1868, Thomas Burgess named Bala, Ontario, and today this colorful town is a popular destination for Cottage Country visitors and outdoor enthusiasts four seasons of the year. Bala cottage rentals offer the perfect home base for your family or group as you vacation here.

Activities near Bala Cottage Rentals

Bala has many activities year-round, so be sure to find out what's happening in town during your visit. For example, every year Bala hosts the Bala Cranberry Festival the week after Canadian Thanksgiving. At the festival you’ll experience music, entertainment and the chance to sample every cranberry dish you can imagine.

To explore a cranberry marsh first-hand, catch a shuttle bus from the festival to one of the local marshes for a guided tour. The growers will explain how the berries are grown and harvested, and there’s always the option of browsing the products derived from the versatile cranberry. The Muskoka Lakes Winery in Bala, the only winery of the region, proudly features wines made from local cranberries, along with other world-class fruit wines.

Bala Falls

Bala is located where Lake Muskoka’s waters flow into the Moon River, creating the beautiful Bala Falls. At one time, the water levels of the lake fluctuated eight to nine feet per year, leading to problems in navigating the lake for both settlers and lumber transporters. To control the fluctuation, a dam was built in 1873 at the top of the falls, but that caused flooding. Not long after, a second, flood-control dam with a channel was built, and today the waterfalls created by the dams are known as the North and the South Falls.

These falls provide kayakers and fishermen with exciting challenges that they return for year after year from spring through fall. They promise you’ll have good luck getting a bite from perch, walleye and northern pike, whether you are fly-fishing or bait-casting.

Some Bala accommodations, such as cottage rentals in Bala, may even include a fishing boat. If not, there are places in town to rent a boat for a complete Bala fishing excursion.

The Kee to Bala

Originally called Dunn’s Pavilion, the Kee to Bala is a venue that hosted artists such as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong in the 1940s and ’50s; rock musicians like Kim Mitchell, April Wine, Burton Cummings and Jeff Healey in the ’70s; and countless popular bands of the ’80s through today. If your visit to Bala Cottage Country hasn’t yet included a stop at the Kee, check who’s playing. You’ll be attending more than a concert; it will be a full evening of entertainment, dancing and fun. You’ll join six decades’ worth of fans, from the Big Band days at Dunn’s Pavilion to today’s rock, country and pop.

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    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
    • 1 HF BA
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    Cottage #4032968
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      • 5 BR
      • 2 BA
      • 1 HF BA
      • Sleeps 10
      House #4358083
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        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
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        Cottage #983838vb
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          • 4 BR
          • 2 BA
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          Cottage #4455685
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            • 5 BR
            • 3 BA
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            Cottage #4462539
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
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              House #4624693
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                • 4 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #3989348
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 7
                  Cottage #4462564
                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (12 reviews)
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    Cottage #888563vb
                    12
                    Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (45 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • 1 HF BA
                      • Sleeps 9
                      Cottage #713749vb
                      45
                      Viewed 439 times in the last 48 hours
                        Good! 3.8/5
                        (6 reviews)
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                        • 6 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 14
                        Cottage #560345vb
                        6
                        Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (16 reviews)
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                          • 5 BR
                          • 4 BA
                          • 1 HF BA
                          • Sleeps 18
                          Cottage #797033vb
                          16
                          Viewed 150 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (77 reviews)
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                            • 5 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • 1 HF BA
                            • Sleeps 12
                            Cottage #606494vb
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #4225051
                              Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (16 reviews)
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                                • 4 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • 1 HF BA
                                • Sleeps 10
                                Cottage #562609vb
                                16
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Villa #884543vb
                                  1
                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (26 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • 1 HF BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Cottage #335279
                                    26
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #908244vb
                                      4
                                      Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Cottage #1025697vb
                                        4
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cottage #4463942
                                          2
                                          Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (22 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Cottage #303198vb
                                            22
                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (66 reviews)
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                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 15
                                              Chalet #403157vb
                                              66
                                              Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Cottage #719632vb
                                                10
                                                Viewed 140 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • 1 HF BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Cottage #4320241
                                                  2
                                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                    Cottage #942949vb
                                                    Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 5 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                      Cottage #1054958vb
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Cottage #4285331
                                                        4
                                                        Viewed 117 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (28 reviews)
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • 1 HF BA
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          Cottage #579294vb
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                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Cottage #581322vb
                                                            2
                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                              Cottage #560220vb
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 101 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • 1 HF BA
                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                Cottage #286674vb
                                                                10
                                                                Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • 1 HF BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Cottage #4462348
                                                                  Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (50 reviews)
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    Cottage #511630vb
                                                                    50
                                                                    Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      Cottage #512388vb
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (12 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #556324vb
                                                                        12
                                                                        Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          Cottage #833944vb
                                                                          Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            Cottage #513784vb
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #4029210
                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #877028vb
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                                                  Cottage #4274588
                                                                                  4
                                                                                  Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 8 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 16
                                                                                    Cottage #998087vb
                                                                                    Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • 1 HF BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      Cottage #244000vb
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (5 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • 1 HF BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        House #948078vb
                                                                                        5
                                                                                        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • 1 HF BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #4437117
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (18 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 6 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • 1 HF BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 16
                                                                                            Cottage #704722vb
                                                                                            18
                                                                                            Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #4257186
                                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #4461729
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                                                  Cottage #88202vb
                                                                                                  16
                                                                                                  Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #422945vb
                                                                                                    12
                                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Cottage #673626vb
                                                                                                      Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours

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