Monday, September 26, 2016

SIR SAM'S INN


Last week Rob and I were on vacation and had made plans to go to Sir Sam's Inn in the Haliburton region of Ontario. We had never been to that area of Ontario before and were really looking forward to getting away for a few days to de-stress and spend some quality time together.

It was the perfect location for a 3 night, 4 day mini getaway. A small and intimate resort located on Eagle Lake, and a short drive from the village of Haliburton. The surroundings were gorgeous, the room comfortable, delicious food, and the waterspa pool was fabulous. I could go on and on about how much we enjoyed our stay there, and how we both look forward to going back, but I think I will just show you in pictures. Enjoy!

The view from our room. 
We enjoyed our morning coffee and other beverages on our walkout.
Of course we always make a furry friend or two while away.
Lounge area over looking the lake.
The main inn.
Fire Pit for nightly fires. 
Eagle Lake and Sir Sam's boat, the "Lady Hughes".
The food was exceptional at Sir Sam's. We had done the meal plan, so our breakfast and 3 course dinner was included. The menu changed nightly, and being a small resort it wasn't an overly large menu, but deciding what to have every night still proved difficult. Everything we had was delicious. I took photos of my last dinner there.
The dining room.
Crab Cake
I tried bison for the first time.
Lemon Tart
The Waterspa Pool was incredible. There are different areas of the pool that have different jets that massage different parts of the body, plus the "champagne grotto", which was like sitting in a glass of champagne with thousands of tiny bubbles! Of course there was also an area of the pool just for swimming. But my favorite part was the "ice bucket"!
The wonderful waterspa pool.
Lounge area. 
Despite the look on my face, this felt wonderful on the neck and shoulders.
Fill a bucket full of cold water and dump it over me, YES PLEASE!
We enjoyed our time here so much; listening to the Loons, sitting around a campfire looking at the stars, and feeding the Chipmunks. It was blissful and I look forward to going back someday.
Loon on the lake. 
One of our many well fed Chipmunks.
I learned something on this trip as well, the best cure for stress is a bag of unsalted nuts and a Chipmunk to feed. Worked for me!

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