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Canary Beach Resort

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Year-round resorts in the Alexandria area are somewhat limited, but if you are looking for a great getaway for rest and relaxation lakeside, the Canary Beach Resort is a wonderful option. I was amazed by the amenities of the cabin (fireplace, great kitchen with lots of plug-ins and necessities provided) and pleased by the cleanliness. Such a beautiful cabin with...

Thank drivingfool44
Chamberlain, Sd
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is the 2nd year we have stayed here. The accommodations are very clean and well maintained. Everything almost looks new. The owners are extremely accommodating and friendly. The views of the lake are wonderful from many different windows. Our cabin had one bedroom and bath downstairs and another bedroom and bath upstairs which was very nice not having to...

Thank 202kate1086
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 April 2016

A variety of fun amenities available. Family friendly and inviting atmosphere. Very clean and well maintained resort. The hands on resort owners always make themselves available and are easy to visit with.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We have been to Canary Beach Resort for family vacations and most recently scrapbooking destination for a girl's weekend away. This was a good resort before, and even better after the new owners came and put so much energy and effort into making this a great spot to vacation. Plenty to do for all the family members, sits on a...

Thank Susan B
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Since I was about 4 or 5 years old I've been going to Canary Beach Resort and that is some 55 years now. You can really relax and Canary Beach Resort. Everyone should have a fun vacationing spot like this. I haven't missed 1 year since the new owners took over which is about 12 years ago now. I love...

Thank Evan Cordell K
Horace, North Dakota
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Canary beach is a really nice resort. It was well kept and was a great place for my family to relax for the week. They have a nice lodge with friendly workers. My kids had lots of fun playing at their beach. Overall, we had a great stay. Highly recommended!

Thank Fcologero
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We camped here in one of their camp sites. The lake was NOT usable for our boat because of the weeds. Our campsite was surrounded by mud from previous campers. The campers and trees were not trimmed around, and it was a holiday weekend. I also noticed a lot of tire marks from mowing around trees and it looked horrible....

Thank sr7629
Christine O, Owner at Canary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I apologize that your getaway was not 100% enjoyable. We have a very limited number of overnight campsites, which are typically reserved for those who are friends of our cabin guests or seasonal guests. Every year, we try to make improvements to our resort. The last few years, be focused...

Ankeny, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

My family stayed at this wonderful Resort on June 10th thru the 13th.It was such a great place to unwind and relax,The owners are awesome here as we really wanted for nothing.And the Cabin we stayed in (the Wren's Den ) was super clean and beautiful. I highly recommend this place you want to decompress and relax.

Thank Dave H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 November 2014

My family took a vacation from the Twin Cities to Canary Beach Resort and from the moment we arrived we felt like family. The hosts are gracious, inviting, and very personable. We enjoyed the swimming, water toys, beach, shuffle board, and more. The fireplace in our cabin was a huge bonus, and the quarters were very inviting and clean. We...

3Thank Alex F
Aurora, South Dakota
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We were looking for somewhere close to stay and snowmobile from without going way up to northern MN. By some miracle I stumbled on Canary Resort just about 15 miles south of Alexandria just of highway 29. It was less than a 3 hour drive from home. Christine extremely accommodating and helpful on the phone...even when we had to delay...

3Thank T S

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
10 lake front vacation homes/cabins on 1000ft of sandy beach with Lake WaterPark, canoe, paddleboards, paddleboat, shuffleboard, horseshoes, basketball hoop, playground, hayrides, barrel train rides, sand volleyball, dock fishing, game room/lodge, fish cleaning house, horseshoes, Event Center and bike/snowmobile trail nearby. Eight brand new vacation homes with in floor heat, fireplaces, full kitchens, several bathrooms, air conditioning, DirecTv and covered porches. Able to host: family reunions, scrapbooking/crafting retreats, Girl's/Guy's Get-a-ways, holiday houses, religious retreats, snowmobile weekends and wedding parties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canary Beach Resort

Address: 17405 County Road 28, Villard, MN 56385-2346
Region: United States > Minnesota > Villard
Price Range: $153 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canary Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The cabins go by number of people they sleep but all have good lake views.”
202kate1086, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just tell Christine what you are planning, who is coming and what you want to do...she will take care of the rest and ensure you have the best cabin for your needs.”
507ts, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“ask for the lake side cabins”
HaroldK906, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Defiantly spurge for the new cabins, they are real nice.”
wingnut457, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Ask for the Eagles Nest of Robins View if you have a party of four”
HaroldK906, 28 Dec 2012 | Read review
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