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Little Lake Manitou

Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada
+1 306-946-2233
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Quiet Uplifting Resort

The Lake has a unique salt water content that allows you to swim with ease. However, coming from... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Dale H
Osoyoos, Canada
Resort Town?

It is unclear if Manitou really wants to be a resort attraction, or not. The waters at the spa are... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Moose Jaw, Canada
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“dead sea” (8 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“mineral water” (2 reviews)
Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Lake has a unique salt water content that allows you to swim with ease. However, coming from Canada's warmest fresh water lake, we found this slightly above the temperature of ice. Great picnic area right on the "beach". Lots of parking along the beach...More

1  Thank Dale H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It is unclear if Manitou really wants to be a resort attraction, or not. The waters at the spa are awesome and definitely worth the trip. But we found the rest of the village to be needing some lessons in customer service. Everyone seemed really...More

2  Thank MJsupporter
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Amazing quirky place. The density of the lake means you float no matter what. Cool and unique swimming experience. Less algae and brine shrimp than I remember. Main beach was clean and water fairly clear. If you have cuts or blisters, they will heal in...More

2  Thank RJALSA
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My sister and I just returned from a getaway to Little Manitou Lake. Due to the rising water levels, the village has had to create a high berm to prevent flooding - making it quite possibly the only place in Sask with too much water!...More

1  Thank terrim560
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Very interesting place to visit. Manitou springs pools are the best ,3 different pools with 3 different temperatures of lake water. Just lay back and float on top of the mineral waters . Only place I have ever been able to float.

2  Thank redryder397
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After hearing about Lake Manitou at a recent RV show we booked our holidays to check out this salt water lake. Upon speaking with locals we were told that the beach will be undergoing a major upgrade after flooding and a nice sandy beach is...More

1  Thank flash809
Reviewed 18 July 2017

New berm built for flood protection now dominates village leaving little beach. Roadway is not paved so everything is covered in dust. Water access is not great and you have to wade through a muddy bottom for the first 10 feet before its deep enough...More

Thank CanuckAlberta
Reviewed 26 March 2017

you will never regeart going to the hot springs in Wateron. my FATHER and family just loved it .my friends and famiy go there a lot from saskatoon. so now it our turn, my daughter and son have never been there.my daughter has a 5...More

4  Thank rrychyk
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place great pool facility Lake was frozen but throughly enjoyed the pool. It great for skin diseases since it all natural water.

Thank Mohinder Linda H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As a business owner and resident for the past five years these have been some of the best years of my life.. It truly is like going back 50 years in time the drive in theatre, Danceland, BurgerBoy...the village people are filled with charm and...More

1  Thank serenicview
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