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Updated April 1, 2012 The docks are installed on Lake of Bays ready for Spring fishing. This is a great time to catch lake trout as they are close to the surface. No special fishing gear required. See our Facebook page for photos of the moose we saw in Algonquin Park.
The snow is melting fast. We have seen deer, chipmunks, and lots of birds out and about. It won't be long before the ice is out and the lake water returns!
We still have snow for March Break Activities in Muskoka. Snow tubing, skiing, dog sled rides and skating on the Lake of bays. Dining is close by in Huntsville.
The snowmobilers have arrived this weekend. Most of the snowmobile trails in Muskoka and around Huntsville Lake of Bays, are open. The only trails to stay away from are those that cross over lakes. They have not been staked due to the mild weather this January. We have couples and a family staying with us this weekend that have gone snowmobiling.
Cottages are available for Christmas and New Years getaways for couples and families. We require a 3 night minimum stay between Christmas and New Years.
National Geographic Traveler magazine has recognized Muskoka as one of their top 20 must see world destinations for 2012. http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trips-2012/
We require a 2 night minimum stay from September to June and a 7 night minimum stay in July 16 to August 20. ***** Some 3 or 4 night packages (must begin or end on a Saturday) are available June 25 to July 16 2011.
Cottages with kitchen, satellite TV, Air conditioners, personal hot tub, gas BBQ. Canoes, paddle boats, kayaks, water trampoline at no extra charge. Plus children's tubing, water skiing, crafts and BINGO in the Summer
Please visit our BLOG for the latest news, pictures and over 20 VIDEO Clips of what's happening at Beauview. We have short videos of visiting deer, a 4 year old teaching how to make mud pies, water trampoline fun, and the Biggest FISH caught off our docks. See yourself, if you stayed here, or see what you've missed!
Beauview has been recognized by the Audubon Green Leaf Eco Rating program and has achieved the Rating of 3 Green Leafs.
"Beauview Cottage Resort is taking substantial steps towards environmental improvement. Beauview Cottage Resort has made excellent progress in adopting industry best practices for energy efficiency, resource conservation and pollution prevention in all areas of its operations and management."
The Muskoka Triathlon and Ironman bike race courses go right past Beauview. A great place for you to train and for your family to watch the race.
Minister Clement Announces Date of the 2010 G8 Summit
HUNTSVILLE, ONTARIO, November 1, 2008
The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister for FedNor, announced today that the G8 Summit will be held from June 25
The Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, announced that 2010 G8 Summit will be held in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Fall Coming Events:
SEPT Bracebridge Fall Fair
There will be a midway and live bands, English horse show and heavy horse pull, livestock, poultry, rabbit competitions, baby contest, cake/pie auction, and more. Sunday is Family Day! There will be a free bus to and from the fairgrounds. See you at the Fair! For more information contact the Fair Office at 705-789-9540 or email@example.com.
SEPT Shades of Autumn Antique, Classic and Custom Car Show
The Downtown Huntsville BIA presents the Annual Shades of Autumn Antique, Classic and Custom Car Show If four wheels are your passion, the Annual Huntsville Antique, Classic and Custom Car Show is an adventure that will accelerate your hear rate. 250 exhibits up and down the main drag, trophies and door prizes - this is one automotive competition that you can take in on two feet. First come, first serve car registration on Main Street beginning at 7 a.m.. For more information call 705-789-1400, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.huntsvilleadventures.ca
SEPT Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour
This Tour runs on September 27th to 28th. Come and celebrate our 30th anniversary as we throw our doors open to you! Explore the studios of Muskoka's celebrated artists and craftspeople. This is a free self-guided tour. For more information call 705-687-6521 or visit www.muskoka.com/tour .
October Turkey Dinner and Fireworks in Port Sydney
The Annual Turkey Dinner will be held at The Port Sydney Community Hall. This will be a traditional dinner with all the trimmings. There will be continuous seating from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The cost is $14.00 for adults and $7.00 for children 12 and under. Stay and enjoy the exciting FIREWORKS DISPLAY at dusk on the beach at 8:15 p.m. All donations are welcome. For more information and to volunteer please call Cindy at 705-385-0170 or email Jody: email@example.com. All proceeds raised are for the Hall Renovation Projects.
OCT Bala Cranberry Festival
To be held at locations throughout Bala. For more information call 705-762-1564.
OCT Great Pumpkin Trail
The Muskoka Heritage Place - Museum, Village, Train is having the Great Pumpkin Trail. Come to a candle-lit village for tricky treats. For more information call 705-789-7576, or visit www.muskokaheritageplace.org
November Huntsville Santa Claus Parade 7:00 PM
common question for the Spring is "What is there to do?
My answer is PLAY ! !
Our U.K. Connection - We have had several couples recently stay with us that are from the United Kingdom. One couple from Devon said that Air Transat has direct flights from Exeter U. K. to Toronto, Canada each week. It is much closer for them to go to Exeter than Heathrow airport and much less expensive with no expensive overnight stay in an airport hotel. They took in the sights of Niagara Falls, Toronto and then came to the country to stay with us at Beauview. They went canoeing, fishing, hiking in Algonquin Park, saw a moose and deer and black squirrels!
How about Bird Watching?
We are looking forward to the ice leaving the lake on April 22nd. How do I know this?? Because it seems to happen at the same time each year! After the ice leaves, there's great spring fishing for lake trout close to the surface.
Congratulations to Jim and Gabriela on their engagement! Jim proposed to Gabriela at Beauview on March 22nd and Gabriela said YES!
March 19: Last Chance to play in the snow and Say Goodbye to Winter. This coming Easter weekend we still have great conditions for skiing, snow tubing, dog sledding, skating on the lake. We are a great place for a family vacation.
As of March 15: Our resort still has lots of snow and the snowmobile trails are the best they have been in years at this time. You'll still be able to snowmobile on Easter weekend! The Hidden Valley Ski Resort hills will be open starting Good Friday. Winter isn't over yet!
From our Cottage Guestbook
February 24, 2008 SNOWMOBILE
February 18, 2008 FAMILY
February 2, 2008 ROMANCE
We have snow for all types of Winter Activities. Alpine and Nordic Skiing, snow tubing, dog sledding, snowshoeing. Be sure to check for the latest conditions before you come.
Come experience the quiet, the nature and the warm and caring hospitality of your hosts, the Bell Family. You'll be treated as a friend!
Beauview is small, friendly and unpretentious, with 6 cottages, set back in a quiet bay. There's lot's to do on site and nearby or you can just relax by the fireplace and do nothing!
On December 1st, the water in our bay froze over. Cross country ski trails are being groomed in Algonquin park. We have over a foot of snow on the ground. Environment Canada predicts a regular Canadian Winter this year. See our webcam for up to date photos out our window.
Our first snow has arrived. This is a taste of what Winter has in store for us. I've just posted the first pictures. Please visit our weblog.
Even though its past the peak, there are still colours to see with many leaves still on the trees. Wildlife viewing in Algonquin Park is a must! After a hike, enjoy enjoy a relaxing soak in your personal hot tub. Enjoy the Quiet!
Christmas is not very far away. Beauview now has an Online Gift Store with a large selection of clothing for men, ladies, teens, children, toddlers and babies, with the Beauview logo on them as well as some special gift items. Please come in and browse around our new store.
When the children go back to school, Beauview becomes a quiet place for couples to enjoy a romantic getaway, first or second honeymoon or a back to nature retreat. The lake water stays warmer longer. The Fall colours are spectacular in late September and early October. Algonquin Park is just a short drive away. There are many local artist studios and crafts galore!
It was just announced that there will be an Ironman Triathlon race here in September 2008. It's called the Muskoka Ironman 70.3.
The Ironman 70.3 Series was born in 2005 and consists of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike and a 13.1 mile run. The bike part of the race goes right past our property on South Portage Road. Families can stay with us and cheer for their favourite athlete.
As of August 12, the water temperature is 75 degrees F WARM. We have been blessed with some hot sunny weather for our guests to enjoy. In the Summer, we have families and couples staying with us. The water trampoline and raft are in the water. The cottages all have their air conditioners installed. The kids' toys are in the playground ready for use. Fishing in Lake of Bays offers Lake Trout, Speckled Trout ,and Bass . EXCELLENT Spring Fishing for Lake trout! Relax by the fire after soaking in one of our personal hot tubs. One of the best little cottage resorts in Ontario, Canada. Beauview Cottage Resort, Huntsville, Muskoka, Ontario Canada, is a small, quiet, friendly, unpretentious resort with six self catering cottages located just 15 minutes south of the town of Huntsville, near Algonquin Park, on Lake of Bays, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
Two and a half hours north of Toronto. Owned and operated by the Bell family for over 12 years. We are inspected regularly by the Canada Select inspectors. Our rating is 3 stars. Beauview is nestled among the trees with a beautiful view of Lake of Bays. There is no reason to hibernate this winter. You can enjoy your personal outdoor hot tub, relax by the fire, build a snowman, snowshoe or ski down a nature trail, learn to snowboard or ski at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski hill. Take a dog sled or sleigh ride.
There are four cottages with outdoor personal hot tubs. Our one bedroom cottage is called the Honeymoon Cottage - Perfect for a Honeymoon or Romantic Getaways! All the cottages are equipped with kitchens, 3 or 4 piece bath, satellite TV, air conditioners, gas fireplaces and a deck with gas BBQ grill. Wi-Fi Hotspot - Access to high speed wireless internet with your laptop computer or you can borrow ours. Nature Watch - There many opportunities closeby to see moose, deer and over 200 varieties of birds.
For swimming, the water deepens gradually making it safe for both young and old, inexperienced and the competent water enthusiasts.
For Alpine skiing, Hidden Valley Highlands is within 20 km. of the resort, offering equipment rentals, daily and weekly lift tickets, snowmaking and qualified instructors. For Nordic Skiing, Arrowhead Provincial Park has 28km. of groomed trails, equipment rentals and also an excellent Tubing/toboggan hill!
For snowmobiling, hundreds of miles of well marked groomed trails are accessible from the resort. The Trans Ontario Trail system is 10 minutes away!
We have 200 feet of waterfront with a 60 foot dock to tie up your boat. Launching facilities are nearby. Canoes, Paddleboats, Kayaks and a rowboat are provided at no extra charge.
10km, 35km, 45km 85km Bike routes.
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Gord plays tenor saxophone in the Huntsville Community Band