Eco-Friendly Cabin Rental in the Woodlands of Mattawa, Ontario
Eco-Friendly Cabin Rental in the Woodlands of Mattawa, Ontario
"The cabin is perfect! Very cozy while still having lots of space. We can easily see this as being a great spot for a larger group. The wood stove …"
Entire accommodation to yourself
Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use
Bring your furry friends with you
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Cabin • 12 guests • Private Kitchen
Eco-friendly cabin in the woods of Mattawa, Ontario
More than an accommodation - we are a destination!
Situated on a 500-acre property overlooking the Laurentian Mountains with multiple water access options. We provide the opportunity to disconnect in order to reconnect! Slow down to enjoy life's simple pleasures or fuel your energetic self with an abundance of onsite outdoor activities for every season. Experience an off-grid lifestyle in warmth and comfort.
This one-of-a-kind log cabin is situated in its own remote wilderness setting, with a large outdoor yard & abundant forest surroundings.
The Ma'ayan Chalet is spacious and can comfortably accommodate 2 to 12 people. There is a large bedroom on the main floor and an open concept loft that can be arranged to meet your family or group requirements. There is also an open concept kitchen, dining and living room area and a table that is large enough to seat a group of 12. This cabin has an indoor eco-toilet.
The chalet is self-sufficient, complete with two solar panels to provide basic electricity and set up for all your basic needs, including: cooking, cleaning and serving. For cooking, there is a full size propane oven and stove, a BBQ and an outdoor fire pit. All kitchen necessities are provided including a propane fridge. There is no running water – however, large jugs of water from the onsite natural spring are provided. For heating, there is a wood stove inside to maintain a warm and cozy temperature. Wood for indoor heating is included with your stay. Enjoy a fully screened front porch with patio set and BBQ, and hammocks in the warmer months.
Please note that there is no wifi or cell service at the chalet, which has become a selling feature for our destination as guests are looking to disconnect. If you 'must' connect, there is one place on the property to tap into service or there is full service a quick drive down the road. The Town of Mattawa is also a 15-minute drive away.
The road to the cabin is maintained in all seasons. Guests can drive and park right at the accommodation. As we are situated on a large property, guests can walk, bike or drive to various activity access points on the property.
Now for the fun and adventure – guests can experience a variety of onsite outdoor activities for every season right from your door step!
In the winter months, we promise to bring out your inner child! We are a one-stop destination for all the favourite winter activities. Enjoy the extensive trail system for snowshoeing and back-country skiing. For an adrenaline ride, slide down one of the 7 unique tubing luge runs in our tubing park or enjoy ice skating on the pond. If you have children, you will want to experience the activities in our adventure passport: outdoor obstacle course, groomed scavenger hunt loop, interactive “Foxy” story trail and snow mountain scrabble. At the end of the day, relax and unwind with a hot cup of cocoa by the fire or enjoy a hot sauna.
Please note that the tubing and sauna must be reserved in advance and extra fees apply. All other winter activities are included with your stay. Please inquire directly to reserve the sauna or tubing.
In the spring, summer and fall, explore our extensive trail system with over 25+km's of trails of varying lengths, levels of difficulty and some incredible viewpoints. Looking to enjoy the water? Guests can enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddling or floating in a tube on the beautiful Bang’s Bay, which connects to the Ottawa River. You can also take a dip in the creek at the Dome or take a hike to Scooper Lake for a remote wilderness swim. In the right seasons, there is an abundance of wild berries, wild edibles and mushrooms to pick and forage. The autumn is spectacular with the ever-changing colours and incredible viewpoints overlooking the Laurentian Mountains. For the children, there is a complete play structure with sand, swing sets, slack lines, hammock zone and a zip line.
All water equipment is included. There are no additional charges for summer activities.
Other items to note:
Showers (warmer seasons): Three outdoor eco-showers are available, whereby water is collected in a holding tank from the natural spring, passively heated by the sun and gravity fed into the showers.
Showers (colder seasons): We have created a unique shower set up as part of the sauna experience.
Wood-fired Sauna: The sauna experience is often a highlight and includes a unique manual pump shower set up. The sauna can be reserved by the hour for your own private use. The cost is $67.80 for the hour for 2 guests + $5.65 per additional guest (includes HST). We will get everything ready, including delivering the water and lighting candles if it's at night time. It takes approximately 2.5 hours to get the sauna hot and ready and the time must be coordinated in advance.
Outdoor bonfire wood available for purchase - $12 per bundle
For bedding - bottom sheets only provided. Guests need to bring their own comforters/sleeping bags and pillows. If full linens are required, please inquire directly.
Please note that the hosts live on site and we do offer a few other accommodation options.
Your hosts, Jen and Tzach, are available if assistance is required. We also love to meet and connect with our guests too. However, we will always respect your privacy.
- 2 Queen-size beds
- 1 Double bed
- 5 Twin/Single beds
- 1 Sofa bed
Features and services
- Private Sauna/Steam room
- Private Barbecue
- Private Kitchen
- Fire pit
- 6 Reviews
Check-in: Flexible early check-in allowed additional charge
Check out: Flexible late check-out allowed additional charge
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Pets allowed additional charge
- Events allowed
Some spaces are shared
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Cancellation policy: Fifteen
Location and surroundings
Mattawan, Ontario (Canada)
Detailed location provided after booking
- River, stream or creek
- Swimming on-site
- Winter sports on-site
- Biking on-site
- Kayaking/Canoeing on-site
- Stand-up paddleboarding on-site
- Fishing on-site
- Wildlife watching on-site
No matter the season, this eco-friendly glamping site in Ontario is the perfect destination for lovers of the great outdoors. During the winter months, this area in Canada is ideal for actives such as snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, cross-country skiing, kick-sledding, tubing, tobogganing, and sledding. For those who prefer relaxation over outdoor adventure, the winter months are also perfect for curling up in front of the fire with a mug of hot chocolate.
During the warmer months, this area features extensive trails that are great for walking, hiking, and mountain biking. Visitors during the summer can also canoe or swim in nearby Bang's Bay. No matter age or interest, this picturesque and peaceful glamping site has something for everybody.
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