Destination guide

The tranquil city of Windermere awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Windermere. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognized for its lake, golfing and bars. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Windermere

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Windermere a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Windermere Golf & Country Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Diamond In The Ruff Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Muskoka Sports and Recreation (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • The Rock Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Muskoka Lakes Winery (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • North Granite Ridge Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windermere

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windermere is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dee Bank Falls (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Lake Muskoka (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Hardy Lake Provincial Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Rotary Centennial Gardens (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)

Where to stay near Windermere?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 268 house rentals near Windermere. From 67 Houses to 5 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Windermere for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Windermere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Windermere. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Windermere Golf & Country Club: 505 home rentals
  • Windermere Marina: 509 home rentals
  • Dee Bank Falls: 505 home rentals
  • Muskoka Bay Golf Course: 402 home rentals
  • Arrowhead Provincial Park: 265 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windermere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Windermere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Windermere. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Windermere include:

  • Villas: 5 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 184 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 184 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Windermere?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation homes with pool available in Windermere.