About Us




Formerly run as Carson Lake Cottage Resort Villa, we have been serving visitors to the Barry's Bay area for over 10 years. All of our cottages have undergone an extensive renovation to enhance the classic cottage look and feel with a few more modern conveniences and a touch of class. Our goal is to blend the rustic elegance of the outdoors with a few luxuries to help you relax and unwind.

The cottages are strategically located near the quaint cottage town of Barry's Bay just outside of Algonquin Park. Our close proximity to the town allows you to experience the outdoors, while being able to visit a bustling little cottage town with unique shops and all the necessary amenities.

For the outdoor enthusiast, there are few places in the country that can rival the variety and beauty of the Madawaska Valley. From fall colours to canoe routes, whitewater rafting and great fishing, the area is very popular during the spring, summer and fall months with cottagers, and vacationers alike. Winter enthusiasts can partake in endless snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing or simply relax in the new hot tubs that rest on the decks overlooking the snowclad lake. No matter what season you come, the surrounding woodlands, rivers and lakes are alive with a wide variety of wildlife.

Barry's Bay Cottages will captivate your imagination. Each cottage feels like your own private retreat, while the property amenities offer the extras to enjoy this recreational playground. Come experience the call of nature at Barry's Bay Cottages.

The Owners


Barry's Bay Cottages are being operated more as a cottage retreat than a resort by the owners who love to visit and explore the area. The same group owns and operates one of Algonquin Park's best known outfitters, Algonquin Bound; and is part owner of Canada's top selling outdoor guidebook series the Backroad Mapbooks. Needless to say, when you come to Barry's Bay Cottages, you are in good hands.

If you have any questions about us or the cottages, please feel free to contact us by email at info@barrysbaycottages.com.

Property Manager


Although we offer self-catering cottages, help is always close at hand. You will often see our friendly on-site Property Manager Geoff roaming about the property checking on hot tubs, boats and taking care of maintenance issues. Geoff will usually be happy to help you in a timely manner if a problem arises or if you would like more information on something during your stay. He can also help you with where to access the local trails and much, much more.