Welcome to Pleasant Cove Resort

Our family-run 4-star, 4-season Ontario Cottage Resort is a premier Ontario fishing and vacation destination for family holidays, couples getaways, and fishing vacations on Georgian Bay. Pleasant Cove is nestled within the prestigious 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay, one of the best fresh water boating and fishing locations in the world. Discover spectacular landscapes, time-worn rock faces, diverse habitats, great fishing, and the rugged natural beauty of the Canadian Shield.



  • Ontario housekeeping cottage resort
  • Waterfront rental cottages
  • Georgian Bay fishing
  • Couples romantic getaways
  • Family vacations
  • Group meetings & family reunions

Just 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto, 4 1/2 hours north of Niagara Falls, here at Pleasant Cove Resort you will encounter excellence in 1,2,3 & 4 bedroom well appointed accommodations, a full complement of recreational fun and outstanding hospitality, rooted in four decades of devoted family ownership.

Whether paddling or motoring, fishing or exploring, swimming or just kicking back to enjoy sensational sunsets is your passion, Pleasant Cove Resort has everything you need for the perfect family vacation, weekend getaway, fishing trip or romantic retreat. Fully winterized, our well equipped lakefront housekeeping cottages provide comfortable year-round accommodations on Georgian Bay.


Our Georgian Bay fishing resort in Pointe au Baril, Ontario offers some of the best fishing to be had anywhere. The local waters of Georgian Bay and the 30,000 Islands are ideal for anglers, both novice and seasoned fishing pros alike. Here at Pleasant Cove, we have everything you need for a fabulous fishing getaway. Book one of our value priced fishing packages that include comfortable cottage accommodations and motorized fishing boat to enjoy an Ontario fishing vacation at its finest.  

We've had the extreme pleasure of successfully hosting some of Canada's most revered Fishing Professionals here at Pleasant Cove Resort. To mention a few, Mike Miller and Pete Bowman from TV's Fish'n Canada show; Bob and Wayne Izumi from TV's Real Fishing show and Lonnie King, writer for Ontario Out of Doors magazine.

The recurring comments coming from all of these fishing experts is how much they enjoyed the great variety and abundance of fish like Pike, Walleye, Bass and Musky, while surrounded by the beauty and diversity of Georgian Bays spectacular 30,000 Islands. We are very proud, to have received acclamations like "...excellent amenities for all ages and a great variety of fish" and "Some of the greatest fishing right at your back door." So, whether you consider yourself a sport or recreational fishing enthusiast we know that your experience while staying at Pleasant Cove will rank right up there with the Pros!


While staying at Pleasant Cove Resort enjoy the many area attractions and events available throughout the seasons. Awe inspiring 30,000 Island Cruises, Festival of the Sound, 18 Hole Golf Courses, Arts on The Bay, Artisans, Theatre, Bobby Orr Hockey Hall of Fame, Science North, just to name a few. There is so much to see and do on the east shore of Georgian Bay. In Georgian Bay County and the township of The Archipelago in the Parry Sound District, visitors will find charming little communities and breathtaking scenery, along with all the fun activities that make an Ontario cottage vacation special.

Vacationing at an Ontario housekeeping cottage resort is a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. Our peaceful and quiet cottage resort, set amongst the magnificent scenery of Georgian Bay, one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, offers plenty of family-friendly activities and things to do. Whether for a weekend escape or a weeklong vacation, our modern lakefront cottages will provide a comfortable and private home away from home.

EXPECT PERFECTION... it's in our nature.


Season after season, year after year, Pleasant Cove has proudly welcomed thousands of vacationing friends, families, colleagues and couples. Our guests travel from near and far for a Georgian Bay resort vacation like no other.

Some come to our Georgian Bay cottage resort to experience our many available onsite activities including sport-fishing, family recreational fishing, boating, swimming, fitness room, hot tub, steam sauna, tennis, basketball, pedal boats, canoes, kayaks, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice fishing, nature walks and more.

Some come to escape the hustle of city life and embrace the peaceful and serene atmosphere here, and take in the clean fresh air fresh and magnificent scenery. Others come simply to lay back and enjoy the soulful cry of the majestic loon, accompanied by the tranquil lull of waves washing ashore and the quiet whisper of wind through the trees.

These are the sounds of Pleasant Cove. And they call for you.

Welcome to Pointe au Baril and the 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay, one of the most beautiful places in the world. The crystalline waters and vast swaths of majestic wilderness that surround Pleasant Cove Resort rivals even the most scenic locales. Here on the shores of Georgian Bay in one of Canada’s most iconic and admired geographic areas, Pleasant Cove Resort offers an Ontario cottage country vacation like no other. Rich in Canadian history and geological and ecological significance, fabled places like the North Channel, Manitoulin Island, Rainbow Country, and the 30,000 Islands are yours to discover.

While you enjoy your Georgian Bay vacation with us at Pleasant Cove, we invite you to explore this most captivating Ontario tourist region. You will marvel at its magnificent beauty and broad diversity of landscape, terrain and wildlife. Its diversity makes Georgian Bay and Rainbow Country a favorite with not only boaters and fisherman, but artists and photographers was well. Pleasant Cove Resort provides the idea base for whatever activity that draws you here, be it fishing, canoeing, photography, painting, or simply relaxing by the waters of Georgian Bay.

At Pleasant Cove Resort, we offer a wide variety of modern housekeeping cottage accommodations. Our Ultra and Deluxe one bedroom waterfront cottages and studio suites are ideal for singles and couples. For family vacations, girl's getaway weekends or fishing retreats with the guys, we have 2 bedroom Ultra Deluxe cottages and chalets, as well as 3 bedroom lakefront efficiency cottages. Our spacious 4 bedroom Ultra Deluxe cottage that sleeps up to 8 people is perfect for larger families or parties of up to four couples. To accommodations larger groups, such as several families for a family reunion, we can help you select a variety of cottages to suit your group’s needs.

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