Cozy Luxury Yurt by a Pristine River near Sudbury, Ontario

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2 guest capacity
2 nights minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

The cozy yurt is located near Sudbury, Ontario, and features a double bed and can accommodate two glampers. In the yurt, guests will find a mini-fridge, a stove-top coffeemaker, a pot and skillet, two five-gallon and one almost two-gallon containers for potable water and bathing, four sets of plates, cups, and utensils. There is also electricity, but it is only to be used lightly for electronics including, cell phones, tablets and never with heating elements such as curling irons, blow dryers, and hot plates. There is a portable outhouse.

The yurt has its own private deck, which includes picnic tables, an outdoor BBQ with a side stove unit, and a fire pit. It is also the only accommodation at the compound with private access to the lake.

This glamping site can accommodate two to four people. When there are four guests, a pull-out sofa bed is provided. Guests should inquire with the hosts regarding additional fees. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Fridge
  • Heating
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sofa bed/Futon
  • Tea kettle
  • Toaster
  • Toilet
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Off of the main property, there is a dock that goes into the lake, which glampers can use to get in the water and go swimming. There is also a floating dock in the lake, roughly 100 feet away from the shore. In addition, the main property has WiFi, phone access, and satellite TV. Glampers who rent the yurt will not have access to the main facilities if it is not rented in conjunction with one or more of the cottages on the compound.

  • Barbecue
  • Fire pit
  • Parking
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  • Couples
  • Events
  • Honeymoons
  • No smoking
  • Location + Surroundings

    Located on the beautiful Lake Washagami in Ontario, Canada, this glamping site sits approximately 50 km (32 miles) east of the city of Sudbury and south of Sturgeon River Provincial Park. This zone has a humid continental climate, which means warm-to-hot summers and long, snowy winters. Greater Sudbury is known for its high number of lakes—a total of 330 spread out over 25 acres, to be exact. Guests will be close to the magnificent Sturgeon River Provincial Park, just 20 minutes northwest of this campsite. Read More


    This property offers pristine potable water from an artesian well and electricity from a generator and battery bank.


    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Fishing
    • Kayaking
    • Photography
    • Winter sports

    The main property of the glamping site has five acres of developed land, which is enveloped by forests and perfect for any and all nature activities one can imagine. This includes fishing in the lake, hiking, and more. They even have high ropes courses and a climbing wall for the adventure-seeking glamper. For those who wish to fish or simply cruise the lake, a pontoon boat can also be rented daily, though a boating license, or arranging for a licensed driver, is mandatory. Glampers are welcome to bring their own boat to the property. In the winter, weather permitted, snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing are very popular. The hosts also maintain a skating rink on the lake when the ice is thick enough.

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    Cancellation policy

    • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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    Additional Information

    Guests should keep in mind that the yurt is rented out unheated—just like camping. There is a kerosene heater guests can use with their own fuel (1k grade kerosene), or the hosts can provide guests with fuel for $30 a day.

    Wi-Fi is only available to glampers who rent the yurt and one of the cottages on the main property. If only the yurt is rented, guests will not have Wi-Fi. Additionally, the Wi-Fi's intended purpose is for light Internet usage only, such as checking email or surfing the web. It cannot support streaming and downloads, though short YouTube videos and average Skype calls are permitted.

    Due to the level of privacy, there is no cell phone service unless guests go to the tip of the peninsula.

    There is a $200.00 refundable damage deposit for the yurt. However, if a disproportionate amount of cleaning is required after glampers have checked out (including, but not limited to, items broken and/or garbage strewn about), the money to replace, repair, and/or for labor will be taken from the damage deposit.

    Smoking is not allowed on the premises. Pets are allowed, though only if the glamping property is notified at the time of the reservation. Read More

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