$2435.00

FROM: $2435 USD

UPCOMING: June 30, 2018

Big Gay Cottage Getaway

Celebrate Canada Day in Toronto, and 4th of July in the Hamptons of the North

DESCRIPTION

Whether you want to get away for Canada Day, Independence Day, or both, this easy escape is a great way to discover Out Adventures’ home base. We’ll kick things off with a weekend in Toronto, before we make our way to a gay-owned resort in Muskoka (aka the ‘Hamptons of the North’). With an array of sleeping options available – from romantic rooms to chalets for soirees – everyone’s in for fun at this cottage country getaway. TORONTO/GTA RESIDENTS: Save $700 if you skip the Toronto activities and accommodations. If you can find your own way to/from Muskoka, you’ll save another $100.

QUICK FACTS

Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
Starts/Ends In: Toronto
Group Size: Min 30, Max 50
Physical Rating: 2.5/5
Accommodation: 4-star
Deposit: $500
Chalets: Max 5 Guests, 1 King Room, 1 Queen + Single Room ($2435 each, 25% off 5th person)
Lodge King Rooms: Max 2 Guests in 1 King Bed ($2550 each)
Glamping Tents: Max 2 Guests in 1 King Bed ($2550 each)
Lodge Twin Rooms: Max 4 Guests, 2 Queen Beds ($2435 each, 25% off 3rd and 4th person)

DEPARTURES & PRICES:

June 30, 2018 to July 6, 2018 - 2435.00 USD

HIGHLIGHTS

• Gay-owned lodge features a range of accommodations, from romantic rooms for two to festive chalets for five (featuring private hot tubs)
• All activities and food are included in the price
• Daily yoga to keep your chakras limber
• A slurry of watersports like water-skiing, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, and tubing
• Craft beer tasting flaunting Ontario’s finest microbrews
• Barbecue on the pier – a quintessential cottage tradition
• Cookout demo to celebrate Independence Day
• Lumberjack Day featuring archery, axe-throwing and a saw-off (how rugged)

AREA MAP

ITINERARY:

How’s it goin, eh? Welcome to Canada – OUT Adventures’ home ice, to use a good hockey metaphor. We’ve set you up in style at Le Germaine Hotel, our favourite boutique hotel in the city. After you’ve checked in and freshened up, we’ll meet for Welcome Drinks in the gay village, then check out Church Street’s nightlife.

Happy Canada Day! We’ve planned an official Toronto tour to get familiar with the city. After that, we’ll head back to the village for a Kickoff Dinner at one of our favourite restaurants. Following our meal, we’ll find somewhere to keep the celebration going.

Our morning begins with a 3.5-hour ride to Muskoka. After settling in, join us on the front lawn for a fun foray into flexibility with yoga (if yoga doesn’t sound Canadian, remember we brought you Lululemon). Tonight you’re in for a cottage country tradition: barbecue on the pier! Even better, there will be a featured cocktail: the disconcertingly named Beavers on the Wharf.

Start the day with yoga on the pier. Then try hay-bail bowling, canoeing or stand-up paddle boarding after brunch. To keep that cottage glow alive, a local skincare line will share samples of their tailor-made men’s products, or you can splurge on a horseback ride. An afternoon yoga session will Zen us out for dinner al fresco, followed by a movie of the crowd’s choice (popcorn, blankets, pillows, and loungers included)!

Happy Independence Day! We may be in Canada, but we’re too nice to deprive American friends of their revered summer holiday. Start the morning with yoga, go trout fishing, or simply sleep in. Following a fab and filthy brunch, consider water-skiing, tubing, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), frolicking on the beach, or luxuriating poolside. We’ll then converge for lunch and a beer tasting featuring Ontario’s best microbrews. Depending how hard the beer hits, you can even end the afternoon with some sexy yin yoga. Tonight’s dinner will be a Canadian/American Cookout Demo prepared by a tantalizing local chef. The day ends with a lit-up game of beach volleyball, a bonfire, and fireworks to celebrate.

Today’s the day your lumberjack fantasies come true! After yoga and brunch, don your Daisy Dukes and sleeveless plaid for some macho mayhem: archery, axe throwing, and something called a saw-off. If that’s all too hairy for you, we’ll have a Slip ‘N Slide relay, more yoga and meditation, all followed by a Cabana Party and Barbecue to say farewell. Sip on Canuck-themed cocktails and wear your tree-chopping best (there will be prizes). Prefer a more low-key farewell? You can also unwind by a bonfire far from the raucous revelry.

After one last breakfast together, we’ll return to The Big Smoke (it’s what we call Toronto). Expect to arrive mid-afternoon, and thanks for cottaging with us ;)

• Arrival/departure transfers to Muskoka
• Group Leader from beginning to end of tour
• Accommodation in Deluxe Rooms (1 or 2 beds), Chalets (2 Rooms/3 Beds), Glamping Tents (1 bed) or Airstream (1 bed)

• All meals at the lodge
• All activities outlined in itinerary, unless otherwise noted
• Travel insurance package covering medical, trip interruption & baggage loss

• International Airfare
• Meals & Activities not mentioned in itinerary

• Gratuities for Hotel Staff (approximately $20-$30 USD)

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