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Holiday hotel deals in Barrie

vicky vacay deal of the dayTravel Deal for November 23, 2012

Fern Resort in Barrie, Ontario is offering a “Christmas and Boxing Day Flex Rates” package.

This opportunity is available from December 23 to Decenber 31, 2012. Prices start as low as $193 for one day in a Fireside Landview ($168 for five days) and $268 for a Sweet Fern Three Room or the Twin Fern Cottages for one night ($182 for five days). These flexible rates offer the freedom to choose the dates that work for you. There are also set package dates with reduced daily rates (see bottom of this page).

Your family will enjoy spending the holidays at this Ontario vacation favourite.  With delicious meals, supervised activities,  entertainment and a wide variety of activities for every interest, Fern Resort is perfect for all ages. Enjoy the indoor pool, Jacuzzi, yoga and steam room. Also available are wine seminars, culinary demos and art classes. Recommends Ontario for the French River

You will love the natural beauty of Barrie. But if you have time, make a 2-hour, 48-minute drive farther north along Highway 400 to French River. Managing Editor Adrian Brijbassi visited the provincial park and spent time at Sand Beach Lodge. The view is incredible and apparently, the scotch goes down easy.

Brijbassi: “A Scotsman, Brian O’Rawe has latched onto the spirit of those adventurous men. He visited the lodge many times after moving to Toronto about a decade ago, and realized he was happier spending his days in the pristine wilderness setting of French River Provincial Park than in the bustle of Canada’s largest metropolis. O’Rawe also knew a good thing when he saw it. A former consultant for international hotel companies, including Mandarin Oriental, O’Rawe was convinced the lodge and its setting would be a draw.

Once you’ve gazed on French River, you’ll be convinced it was his business savvy not the scotch that steered him to purchase the property that was built by the Seagram whiskey clan in the 1920s as a family retreat. French River is quintessential Canada: big, empty, beautiful, welcoming, and calm.”

To Book a Hotel Deal with Fern Resort: Click here, or call 1-800-567-3376.

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