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All Decked Out!

1 minute away from public beach, The area is great for people watching, and walking distance to many local restaurants, pubs, and ice cream shops. You'll find a pizza hut and a bowling alley again within a minute walk off of 50th ave. Please note: During the summer months we accept 7 day reservations only with check in on Fridays only. If you would like to extend your stay to a 14 day reservation, please send me a request through airbnb messaging.

$141 per night
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Cozy Cottage Close to Public Beach

We have one 4 night booking left in August from the 22nd-26th. You must request the entire booking or your request will not be approved. Cozy cottage located in the heart of Sylvan Lake. Within a 5 minute walk to the public beach, the Big Moo, restaurants, shops, and the Nexsource Centre. The cottage offers 2 bedrooms (4 beds) & 1 bath, BRAND NEW kitchen, deck, BBQ, fenced yard with fire pit, stackable laundry & WiFi.

$103 per night
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Cabin Retreat-Steps from the Beach

Entire cabin steps from a quiet beach, in the peaceful cabin area of Sylvan Lake. Take the boardwalk to our downtown restaurants, children's parks, and local shops! Enjoy our firepit, front and back decks, and private enclosed backyard. Parking provided conveniently out front. From our location you can walk anywhere and save the parking fees. Our cozy cabin is equipped with all the necessities you need for a wonderful stay at the lake!

$184 per night

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Mr. Weatherington's Lake Cottage
$128 per night
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The SandyShores Cottage
$195 per night
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Cozy two bedroom cottage steps from the lake
$164 per night
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Beautiful Cottage-4min walk to lake-Casa Del Lago!
$170 per night
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The Lazy Lake Loft - Just Steps to the Lake
$148 per night
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Lake house 4/bdrm 3/full bath, 1 min walk to beach
$205 per night
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Lakefront Cottage Getaway with a View
$257 per night
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BEACH AND BAR
$313 per night
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EARLY BIRD SPECIALS BEACH COTTAGE ACROSS FROM LAKE
$194 per night
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Twin Tamarack Cottage
$156 per night
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Cozy cottage by the lake
$250 per night
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Good Vibes Lakeside
$293 per night

Sylvan Lake vacation rentals

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Beautiful Modern Townhouse in Sylvan Lake
$98 per night
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Lakeview Summerhouse
$101 per night
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Executive home close to the downtown hub.
$102 per night
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Licensed To chill - 3 bedroom bungalow in Sylvan
$76 per night
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Modern 2 Bedroom Suite at the Lake
$104 per night
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Sylvan Lake Escape
$47 per night
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Bright 3 bedroom townhouse in the heart of Sylvan.
$117 per night
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Sunny 47 - 2 minute walk to the Beach!
$201 per night
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The Lighthouse, Sylvan Lake, King and Queen Beds
$120 per night
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★ The Hidden Loft | 5-min Walk to Beach |♥ of DT ★
$181 per night
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Amazing 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Close to Amenities
$132 per night
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The porch place spacious suite with private entry
$102 per night

Your guide to Sylvan Lake

All About Sylvan Lake

Halfway between Calgary and Edmonton, the small resort town of Sylvan Lake is best known for the nine-mile-long freshwater lake from which it gets its name. People funnel into this beautiful patch of central Alberta three hours northeast of Banff National Park to swim in its shallow waters and fish for walleye and northern pike.

The landscape surrounding the lake is no slouch, either, with miles of wooded terrain perfect for hiking and biking that bursts with color come spring wildflower season. In town, Sylvan Lake celebrates its past. You can eat ice cream out of a 1933 gas station or visit the old 1921 boarding house that’s now a bar and grill. Plaques mark heritage sites throughout town, including one at the Sylvan Lake Waterslides, the first water slide installed on the beach of Sylvan Lake in the 1920s.


How do I get around Sylvan Lake?

Sylvan Lake sits about 15 miles west of Red Deer, Alberta. The nearest international airport is Edmonton International Airport (YEG), 90 minutes north. By bus, the trip to Red Deer is about 80 minutes, then you can take a taxi the 20-minute drive to Sylvan Lake via Highway 11, or you can rent a car and drive directly to Sylvan Lake following Highway 2. You don't need a car if staying in Sylvan Lake, as the town is quite walkable. But if you want to explore the surrounding area, a car is useful. You may also want to drive to one of several nearby provincial parks, or even make the one-hour drive to visit the Sundre and District Pioneer Village Museum. Renting a bicycle is also an option to get around town, and there are several taxi services here too.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sylvan Lake?

Sylvan Lake is busiest in summer, but there's plenty to do at any time of year. Summers tend to be warm, spring and fall are variable, and winter is cold and snowy. In summer, swimming, boating, and hiking are among the most popular activities, and there's always a party for Canada Day on July 1st. September is a great time for hiking some of the nearby nature trails with cool, crisp air and spectacular fall foliage.

If you're here in September, check out the Flannel and Feast event, which celebrates lumberjack culture. Winter arrives with lots of snow and a full range of activities, including ice-fishing, snow biking, snowshoeing, and ice slides. Spring comes gradually in this part of Canada with snow often lasting into May. Depending on the weather, this might be a good time to explore provincial parks or some of the many indoor activities.


What are the top things to do in Sylvan Lake?

Sylvan Lake Boardwalk

The Sylvan Lake Boardwalk stretches along the lakefront from one end of town to the other. It’s home to snack shacks, beachside gift shops and ice cream parlors, and boating gear rental stores. There’s also a grassy park with picnic benches galore, a great vantage point for taking in the sunset.

CP Trail

Sylvan Lake's shoreline is populated with an abundance of poplar and birch trees, which shimmer in the sunlight in summer and glow golden in the fall. The paved CP Trail takes you on an easy walk across town, shaded by the tree canopy most of the way.

Sylvan Lake Lighthouse

You can't visit Sylvan Lake without paying your respect to the lighthouse. The little red and white lighthouse at the center of the waterfront is the ultimate symbol of this community's spirit. The original lighthouse had to be demolished but was rebuilt and now lights up every evening. It’s a true landmark of Sylvan Lake and a great photo opportunity.