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705-857-2038 or email hartleybay@xplornet.com  -  2870 Hartley Bay Rd., French River, Ontario P0M1A0 View on map  -  Open 7AM-9PM 7days a week - Season May 1 - Oct 31

Cottage life in Ontario

Cottages Near MeWhether you’re new to Ontario cottage life, or whether you’ve been a cottager for a few years, you may have some misconceptions about what it really means. For starters, you don’t always have to drive far to go cottaging. There’s plenty of other great places to go all over the province. For starters, if you Google search “cottages near me” in Ontario, you’re bound to come across Hartley Bay Marina, just a short drive from home.


When you want to get away from the constant rush of the city and its blinding lights, head out into the country and sleep under the starlight… Or in a traditional camping spot or Northern Ontario cottage on the French River. 


Northern Ontario Cottages at Hartley Bay Marina


The French River Provincial Park is ideal for the relaxed vacationer and bold adventurer alike, whether you prefer urban surrounds, or to be out and about in the pristine wild. At the end of a day in the great outdoors, return to the homely comfort of the Hartley Bay Marina Northern Ontario Cottages nearby. The cottages overlook the river and have easy access to watersports and activities on the French River Delta. 


The good news is that cottage life is not only for the rich and famous. In fact, you can find many budget-friendly options that suit the whole family. At Hartley Bay Marina, you can choose between quiet campsites and lovely, clean, serviced cottages with 2, 3 and four bedrooms.


Set in the French River National Park, Hartley Bay Marina offers spacious accommodations that will ensure you never feel crowded, and there is plenty for the whole family to explore and experience. Nestled among the trees, our fishermen style housekeeping cottages provide our guests with the opportunity to experience nature at its finest while still having the convenience of our modern facilities.  With access to the French River Delta and a full service marina within walking distance of your doorstep, our drive to location is ideal for all urban explorers who wish to experience all the activities French River Country has to offer.


From canoeing to boating, ATVing, and hiking, to awe inspiring views and access to the lighthouses of the Bustard Islands - it is all here for you to explore. During autumn, hunters flock to the area to hunt whitetail deer, grouse, geese and moose.


Book a Cottage Near Me


Every year, thousands of families who search for “cottages near me” come across Hartley Bay Marina and are pleasantly surprised when they arrive. With so much to do and see, a weekend is never enough… That’s why they return again and again. 


On your next cottaging adventure, book a cottage at Hatley Bay Marina and come enjoy the wide open spaces, the fresh air, and many activities the French River Provincial Park has to offer. 



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