Heading into fall, there are perhaps only a handful of opportunities left to get away with your friends and embrace the beauty of summer. At this point, cottage weekends are a coveted essential of Canadian summers. If lakes, campfires, s'mores, and beers by the dock suit your fancy, you might want to check out these cheap waterfront cottages for rent in Quebec.
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With incredible natural beauty in abundance, Quebec has an absolute wealth of cottage country for you to explore. From close, convenient areas to remote, rustic getaways, there is sure to be a waterfront cottage to fit your budget, timeline, and group size.
Price: $165 per night
Why You Should Go: This Gatineau Hills retreat comes with your very own 10-acre private lake. The one-bedroom accommodation includes a soaker tub for two and a wood-burning unit, perfect for cozying up and getting intimate on a romantic getaway. It's situated on 50-acres of gorgeous land ideal for hiking and venturing through nature.
Price: $950+ per night
Neighbourhood: Val des Lacs
Why You Should Go: This massive modern lodge sleeps a large handful of guests, so you and your entire squad can get lost in a waterfront paradise. Revel in a private dock with lake access, an outdoor jacuzzi tub, a massive patio area and large interior windows with immaculate views.
Price: $95+ per night
Why You Should Go: Lake Patterson is glorious, with water that is pristine for swimming and fishing. This cottage has new features, and can comfortably accommodate a group of eight. Enjoy unmatched views of the lake and surrounding forest on the large private deck. There is also great hiking nearby if you're looking for an adventure.
Price: $500+ per night
Why You Should Go: This enormous, modern lakehouse sits 150 feet from a sandy beach perfect for cracking open some brews, sunbathing and taking a dip in Lake Simon. Enjoy the open-concept concept space adorned with cathedral ceilings, a fireplace and expansive views of the lake on the 2000-square-foot terrace.
Price: $323+ per night
Why You Should Go: With a pool table, fireplace, outdoor shower, hot tub and an impeccable lakefront area, this chalet is an idyllic destination for a truly awesome weekend with your friends. Living in the lap of cottage luxury for just $40 a night per person? Count everyone in.
Price: $242+ per night
Why You Should Go: The interior design in this cabin fits so perfectly with the 'classic Canadian' vibe. The rustic and cozy interior may have you and friends wishing you could stay forever. The lakeside paradise includes a rowboat for exploring the lake and 140 acres of woodlands to discover.
Price: $200+ per night
Neighbourhood: La Pêche
Why You Should Go: Enjoy some peace and quiet in nature at this waterfront lodge minutes from Parliament Hill. It's perfect for outdoor adventure including skiing, swimming, canoeing and hiking. Enjoy a modern design that includes high ceilings, large windows and a fieldstone fireplace.
Price: $300+ per night
Neighbourhood: La Conception
Why You Should Go: This innovative hill-top lodge is a Scandinavian-style, glass escape with a private dock and lake access. They have a canoe available for use and plenty of hiking trails nearby. You mesh ski life with seclusion because it's only a 15-minute drive to Mont-Tremblant. The owners plant 10 trees per booking, so your stay here will help the environment.
Price: $189+ per night
Why You Should Go: This luxurious lakeside cabin offers a relaxing hot tub, a wood-burning fireplace, an outdoor fire pit and a full kitchen. Situated on one acre of land, you'll have access to your own private sandy beach here. The surrounding nature is truly breathtaking.
Price: $95+ per night
Why You Should Go: If you and your crew are on a tight budget, this beautiful rustic cabin is an absolute steal. With three bedrooms and more space than meets the eye, this cabin can meet all your basic needs and more, plus the privacy is unbeatable. Enjoy an outdoor waterside fire pit, a rowboat to navigate the lake, access to a hiking trail and snowshoes in the winter to go hiking.
Price: $375+ per night
Why You Should Go: This ultra budget-friendly option has an absolutely beautiful landscape, The cottage sits atop a hill with a large elevated deck for an optimal view of the water. With two sections of porch to relax on and hammocks strung beside the lake, this property is guaranteed to provide just as much relaxation as it does good times.
Price: $200 per night
Why You Should Go: This getaway rests on 1.5 acres of wooded land. You can swim in the lake with deep-water entry off the dock. The two-floor, Swiss-style rental includes two large outdoor decks, one with a screened-in eating area. Canoes and kayaks are provided for guest use.
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