Canadian Hidden Gems

With many Vision Travellers looking for vacations close to home this year; we asked our team of expert travel advisors across the country for their Hidden Gem Hotels and Resorts and they delivered!  Here are a few of the properties they recommended. Many of the hotels have promotional packages in place so be sure to contact your Vision Travel Advisor for more information.  

British Columbia 

Kingfisher Oceanside Resort, Vancouver Island 

This breathtaking resort on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island offers ocean and mountain views.  Perfect for the foodie looking for relaxation, Kingfisher offers weekend and midweek packages that include accommodations and dining credits at their award-winning restaurants.  

The Chilko Experience Wilderness ResortCariboo 

The Chilko Experience is a ten-hour drive from Vancouver via the beautiful Fraser Canyon. Flights on private and commercial planes are also available. The resort offers six custom build luxury log homes, perfect for families. They offer a range of outdoor activities from ATV Riding to bear watching! Their season runs from the end of May to Mid- October for three to seven-night stays.  


The Post Hotel, Lake Louise 

Originally built in 1942, the Post Hotel provides world-class accommodations in the Rockies. The Vision Travel advisors who recommended this hotel listed its cuisine and unbelievable cellar of over 30,000 bottles as two things that make the resort special.  

Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise 

A resort for all season Lake Louise Inn is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.   The hotel offers luxuriously appointed hotel room as well as one bedroom and loft apartments equipped with kitchens and a gas fireplace. Advisor tip: unwind in one of the whirlpools with a view of the Rockies.  


Queen’s Landing, Pillar and Post, Princes of Wales, Vintage Hotel group, Niagara-on-the-Lake 

The vintage charm of these three hotels epitomize the Niagara region, and it impossible to choose a favourite.  They offer a variety of packages that include accommodations, fine cuisine and wine experiences in the region. Be sure to ask your Vision travel Advisor for more information.  

Langdon Hall, Cambridge 

Set in a tranquil estate amidst woodland and gardens, Langdon Hall offers escape into a world of gracious hospitality, elegant amenities and exemplary service. Langdon Hall is the perfect retreat from the everyday offering 12 km of walking trails and a garden woodland consisting of 75 acres of Carolinian Forest. 

St Anne’s Spa, Haldimand Hills 

St. Anne’s 1800’s heritage fieldstone country castle is located on a quiet country road in the heart of Northumberland’s rolling countryside, only 90 minutes from downtown Toronto. They offer day and overnight spa packages at their 400-acre property. A unique feature of St Anne’s is their on-site certified gluten-free bakery.  

Gananoque Inn & Spa 

The historic Gananoque Inn & Spa is nestled on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in the heart of the world famous 1000 Islands. The Inn is the perfect base from which to enjoy all the  region offers: golf, scenic cruising, fishing, helicopter tours and bike and walking tours.   


Chateau Fairmont Montebello, Montebello 

The Chateau is the world largest log cabin and offers a quintessentially Canadian lodge experience. Located an hour from Ottawa or two hours for Quebec it’s a resort for all seasons but for the ultimate in experience visit in the winter and take advantage of all their outdoor sports like skating, dogsledding, tubing, cross-country skiing and more.  

Manoir Hovey, North Hately 
Manoir Hovey and the Eastern Townships offer you the possibility to do as much – or as little – as you want. Explore the hidden spots of Lake Massawippi, hike in a National Park, taste the region’s bounty, treat your body and your soul. 

Virtuoso Vision Exclusive Offer 

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability 
  • Continental breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom 
  • Complimentary lunch for two (minimum 3 course) including matched wine pairing for main course, once during stay, excluding taxes and gratuities 
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi 


Contact your Vision Travel Advisor for more information.