Our family loved the beautiful beach and swimming amenities! The hayride is another awesome touch. We also loved the items we could use, like paddle boards, kayaks and paddle boat. We will definitely be back!
This is our third year coming to Canary Beach. The cabins are immaculate. The beds quite comfortable. Cabins have soft water, AC, Direct TV, DVD player and free WiFi. We can play Catch, Ladders, Bags, etc on front lawn and have a private fire pit in front of the cabin. There is a huge water trampoline as well as a huge waterslide for guests of all ages to enjoy. The docks are first come, first serve, which worked out great. New owners work very hard at keeping beach clean, delivering wood, and accommodating requests when at all possible. Highly recommend!
We just stayed at the oldest cottage called Finch House over the 4th holiday. It had a constant moldy, musty smell. There was no hot water in the second bath. Two beds appeared to have sheets that were not changed before our arrival. There is one small window air conditioner in the kitchen that would not cool three of the four bedrooms. When we told the new owners about these things, they became defensive and did not offer any cost allowance on their hefty fees. They limit the number of people who can stay in the cottage for “insurance and fire code” purposes. Yet, they charge $30 per day for extra guests. These owners have much to learn about running a resort and providing good customer service. The overall property is lovely. The Finch House costs way too much for what you get! …
We had a woman's weekend at the Canary Beach Resort and stayed in the Wren's Den, which is their largest cabin on the property. I really can't say enough about how amazing the entire experience was... From their incredibly kind and helpful staff, to the beautiful and clean cabin we just really had the best time. They even took us on a complimentary hayride around the area which ended up being one of my favorite parts of the trip! One of the nights we had a paint company come in to instruct a paint class and they got it all set up for us with tables and chairs! Just all in all the service was above any expectations I may have had. We also couldn't help but notice (although we were there for an adult event) what a fun place it would be for a family as well. I would LOVE to come back here again. I can't say enough, other than book your reservation and you won't be disappointed!!!…
Our daughter's wedding here at Canary Beach was just what she and her fiance wanted - fun, informal, close to nature, with comfortable accommodations. Our group of 35 family members enjoyed the park, the beach, fishing off the docks, and spending time with each other. The outdoor lakeside ceremony was beautiful. Resort staff were friendly and helpful. We made great memories.
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 great views of the lake not far from the patio doors. There was even a hayride offered for guests! The resort also has an event center and caters to retreats, such as scrapbooking.
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 share a bathroom. There is no WiFi in the cabins but there is WiFi available in the Lodge. The price is very reasonable for all the amenities they provide and we have already booked for next year.
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.
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 nice lake (with another lake connecting to it), close to the bike trails and the cabins are fabulous. Modern and new. They have put a lot of effort and thought into this place. We will be back again...and again.
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 the lake front, the swimming area is fantastic and the cabins are plush. I have fished a lot over the years, caught a lot of big Sunnies and Northern Pike, but I really like swimming with the grandkids. I hope that I'm never too old for that :-) Every year more of the extended family join us here, like it and keep coming back. Oh what great memories and I keep adding to that memory bank every year. My nephew and his kids joined us this year and he brought his jet ski. We had a half a dozen kids going from wearing the life jacket to shedding the life jacket this year and that was really exciting when you got out on the slides and the the trampoline. I can't say enough about the hospitality at Canary Beach because I look as much forward to seeing the Hosts as I do just being back at the Canary Beach. The previous owners and their extended family will always have a place in my heart as well. "Canary Beach Resort?" Yes, I highly recommend!…