Sir Sam’s Inn & WaterSpa
Finding that perfect combination of historic elegance, lakeside accommodation, fine dining and a wide variety of recreational facilities is not always easy. That is until you discover Sir Sam’s Inn & WaterSpa. Magnificently situated on the shore of Eagle Lake in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands the inns intrinsic charm creates a warm atmosphere conducive to making your getaway relaxing and memorable.
This adult oriented classic refuses to show its age but if the truth be known it was built in 1919 as the country estate of Sir Samuel Hughes, Canada’s controversial Minister of War during WWI. Today, the main inn is home to the Twin Fires Dining Room with its fresh, enticing and creative menus that are a highlight of everyone’s stay. While dining you’ll also want to explore down the spiral staircase and visit the unique wine cellar to add to your dining experience with one of the specially chosen wines.
Afterwards, Gunners Pub awaits where you can uncover some of the inn’s history while taking in a game of pool, darts or shuffleboard. Guests also enjoy staying in the main inn but there are options with several lakeside accommodations available most with whirlpool baths and wood burning fireplace and all complemented by fine amenities.
Sir Sam’s is also about rediscovering the great outdoors. In the warm months the waterfront comes to life as the adventurous sail across the lake, canoe, kayak, paddleboat or simply enjoy a sunset cruise aboard the Lady Hughes fantail launch. All activities are included when you stay at the inn so everything can be taken in at your pace. There is also tennis and mountain biking to enjoy with golf a short drive away. In the winter months, Sir Sam’s is at the doorstep of downhill and cross country skiing with snowmobile and dog sled tours gaining popularity every year.
No visit to Sir Sam’s is complete without spending time in the award winning WaterSpa. This indoor pool facility offers soothing, gently heated salinized waters, a hydrotherapy circuit designed to heal and renew and lighting and music selections to round out the experience. The spa itself will also be at the ready offering a full selection of massage and body care treatments using the finest of ingredients.
Sir Sam’s is to be seen and savoured. So take your time but take yourselves to Sir Sam’s Inn for the kind of holiday that will leave you wanting more.
Don’t forget to look for Sir Sam’s Young at Heart Weeks with special deals for the 55+