Heather Lodge near Minden Haliburton Highlands Ontario
Heather Lodge Minden Haliburton Highlands Ontario Resort Inn Places To Stay Lodgings Accommodations

Hosts: Arend and Conny Meiling

Guestrooms: 12

Address: 14483 Highway 35 (8 km north of Minden), Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada

Telephone: 705 489 3257,
Toll Free: 1 800 362 6676

Fax: 705 489 3798

Activities/Attractions: Minden is located two and a half hours north east of Toronto and a relaxing scenic drive north of the Region of Durham. Minden Hills is at the heart of "The Haliburton Highlands - A Natural Work of Art" offering many outdoor pursuits as well as showcasing a strong arts community, a land of hundreds of lakes and hectares of forests.

Heather Lodge guests enjoy the full use of all facilities at no charge. Inside the lodge is our billiard table and games room with an assortment of board games. Relax in our hot tub or sauna after a day of physical activities. Outside there is shuffleboard, a lawn for badminton, and our waterfront is ideal for swimming and boating. Canoes are available at no charge to our guests. Boat rentals are available at Heather Lodge.

The Haliburton Highlands is known for the fishing and Twelve Mile Lake is no exception. Small Mouth Bass are the fish of Twelve Mile Lake while Lake Trout are the catch of Boshkung, which is accessible by water from Twelve Mile Lake. For the hiker we have our own nature trail as well as numerous trails in the area.

Within 15 minutes from Heather Lodge are five golf courses, scenic flight excursions, kayaking, and the famous artisan studios. In the spring hiking and biking are the order of the day. Getting out and breathing that fresh spring time air and taking in the new foliage as it comes to life. What a wonderful time of year as we are all reborn.

In the fall the Studio Tour is just one of our main attractions. As well, the fall colours of the Haliburton Highlands are a sight to behold. Winter brings its own special charm to Heather Lodge. With direct access to the Haliburton Snowmobile trails, the nearby cross country trails, and down hill skiing just a half hour away, Heather Lodge is truly a winter playground. Heather Lodge is located right on Highway 35, so accessibility in the winter months is never an issue.

While you are at Heather Lodge, why not enjoy relaxation spa services right in your own room?

Dinner and Breakfast are served in our dining room and on the patio deck, surrounded by the trees and overlooking the lake.

"We were pleasantly surprised at the high quality of this resort having made reservations sight unseen. We were impressed with the location and decor but mostly by the way we were treated by the hosts at this resort. The meals were excellent and all the facilities were first class."

"It was a quaint and relaxing place the dining room we loved the food was excellent and the hosts are very friendly and happy to accommodate. We will certainly go back. We plan to do this annually."

"The Lodge is run by a wonderful couple who made us feel like we were at a Bed and Breakfast with additional amenities. Room was beautiful and romantic with the very comfortable King Bed and in room fireplace with an amazing view of 12 Mile Lake!! Breakfast and Dinner were included and they were exceptional."

"Connie and Arend were fantastic hosts and we had an amazing summer getaway! The accommodations were gorgeous, clean, and well maintained. The atmosphere was peaceful and the landscape and view of the lake was breathtaking. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was fantastic. I would highly recommend Heather Lodge!"

"The place is immaculate, the food is excellent and included in the price of the room. It is quiet and peaceful, a perfect place for a quiet get away. There is much to do in the area in the summer with golf and cycling high on our list. Great place, try it out."

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"Arend and Conny Meiling, hosts of Heather Lodge provide a wonderful holiday experience. The meals are superb and the rooms are very clean and beautifully decorated. Heather Lodge is well maintained and is a gem found close to Minden in the Haliburton Highlands. My husband and I have stayed there four times and we plan to go again."

"The Inn offers personalized service from a wonderful Dutch Canadian couple. The meals were plentiful and delicious. The location peaceful and scenic. A great place for a couples getaway. The area boast many hiking trails, biking trails and friendly people."

"My friends and I have just returned home from a 3 night stay at Heather Lodge. It was our first visit and it will definitely not be our last. We decided we needed a little winter getaway and Heather Lodge was the perfect escape. From the moment you arrive, you know you have come to the right place."

"Wow, is all I can say about my husband and mines stay at Heather Lodge. Arend and Conny are such gracious hosts."

General Information: Welcome to Heather Lodge near Minden, Ontario in the Haliburton Highlands ... a tranquil oasis affording peace, quiet and privacy. With only twelve guest rooms, the lodge is never crowded and our guests can receive our personal attention. While retaining all of its original historic charm, the lodge, its guest rooms and the entire resort property have been recently transformed with many tastefully renovations through-out.

Casually elegant, all of our lodge rooms and suites have been professionally decorated and are equipped with the finest amenities for your ultimate comfort. All have stunning views from private decks or balconies - some have fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. Our gardens, decks, docks and many pathways invite guests to linger. The property's easy access, level walkways and quiet surroundings make Heather Lodge, the perfect resort destination for both youthful and senior guests. For a wonderful Ontario couples getaway, seniors' getaway or romantic couples escape, Heather Lodge can't be beat.

  • Heather Lodge is an upscale, adult oriented, four-season Ontario resort located in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands on beautiful crystal clear Twelve Mile Lake
  • Heather Lodge features luxuriously appointed guest suites and fine lakeside dining in an enchanting traditional lodge setting
  • Our guest suites are the finest in the Haliburton Highlands and have been newly designed and decorated to reflect the best combination of traditional Canadian Lodge décor with the finest in contemporary conveniences
  • Every Heather Lodge guest suite is tastefully decorated with fine imported designer furnishings and eclectic accessories
  • All are casually elegant and provide a truly comfortable and relaxing retreat for guests to enjoy their Haliburton get-away - be it for just a few days or for a few weeks
  • To provide for your total comfort, each suite features a king-size bed fitted with luxurious linens
  • For your convenience, all suites are lavishly equipped, including bar fridge, coffee maker, satellite TV, hair dryer, ironing board and comfortable furnishings
  • Every Heather Lodge guest suite has it's own private entrance
  • Sit back and enjoy the view from your own private deck or patio, the ideal place to spend a few hours with your special someone

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in CAD Dollars).

From $120/person/night

All of our rates are per person based on double occupancy. This includes dinner and breakfast daily chosen from our full menu as well as use of available seasonal amenities.

"The six of us have gone to Heather Lodge for 5 of the past 6 years for a winter weekend getaway. My husband and I tried it out in January 2005 and loved it so much that we decided this was the only place to spend our winter weekend getaway. Aaron and Connie are superb hosts and make your stay enjoyable in every way."

"The resort was awesome; the lodge was beautiful and we enjoyed sitting in the lounge reading. We very much enjoyed sitting by the water and paddling around in the resort canoes. There was much to do in the area, from exploring the little towns to hiking the rapids and playing golf. The hosts, Arend and Connie, are the nicest people, amazing hosts; the dining was always pleasantly entertaining and the food amazing and plentiful. We will most certainly return."