Welcome to The Sands on Golden Lake. Book your winter getaway now. All of our rooms have beautiful views overlooking the lake. Plan your winter getaway, and think ahead to your summer fun vacation! 

 As of January 5th to January 30th, we will be providing room service to our guests and take out for our customers to enjoy. As per Ontario government regulations,  sit down dining is not allowed during this time.  Our restaurant is open for take out and room service only. Please call for hours of operation. Please click here to view our new policies and procedures to keep our guests and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.



  • The Sand's Sports Lounge — the perfect place to hang with friends after winter activities.
  • Lakeview Dining at the Sands on Golden Lake
  • Luxurious Accomodations at the Sands on Golden Lake
  • Wintertime fun at the Sands
  • Create magical memories with a winter wedding at the Sands.
  • The Sand's Sports Lounge — the perfect place to hang with friends after winter activities.
  • Treat yourself — let the Sands do the cooking tonight.
  • When things get frantic in life — retreat to the Sands.
  • Enjoy wintertime fun at the Sands
  • Create magical memories with a winter wedding at the Sands.

Online Reservations

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Sledder's Package

  • 3-Course Chef Select Dinner
  • Canadian Breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation

~ based on double occupancy

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Create a Spa get-together

Sands Spa Rejuvenation Getaway Package

The Getaway Includes:

  • One Night Accommodation
  • Chef Select Dinner
  • Canadian Breakfast
  • $90 Spa Voucher
  • Champagne and Chocolates

~based on double occupancy
Please call for pricing and availability.

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Music and Entertainment at the Sands on Golden Lake

Activities and Entertainment Lineup

Check out our calendar for upcoming happenings.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Special Events
  • Weddings

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Welcome to the Sands on Golden Lake  1-800-565-2520 

Hugging the shoreline of majestic Golden Lake you’ll find the Sands Inn, Restaurant, and Spa. It’s the perfect getaway for business and leisure guests to meet, greet, eat, or rest and play. If you read what others have to say on TripAdvisor® you’ll understand why our customers keep coming back. We are proud to have been awared the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year since 2014.

Enjoy Ontario's Adventure Playground—the Ottawa Valley.

The Sands is located 1 hour 45 minutes west of Canada's Capital, on the highway 60 corridor, and just 45 minutes to the east gate of Algonquin Park. There's something for every traveller to explore. Our backyard is Renfrew County and it's made up of 2.4 million hectares of breathtaking wilderness. Truly a nature-lovers paradise, the Ottawa Valley is located between Algonquin Park and the Ottawa River. With 900 lakes, four major river systems, and world-class Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking—there’s plenty to experience in your free time. If you like, you don’t even have to venture off the Sands campus for we have an expanse of lakeside activities and beaches just steps from our door.

Come stay with us.

Our well-appointed accommodations includes spacious guest rooms, luxury vacation suites, three-bedroom chalets, and cottage. We also have a restaurant/lounge, and a full service spa overlooking Golden Lake. The Sands has everything needed to make your next business meeting, wedding reception, honeymoon, or family vacation one to remember.

The Sands has the perfect blend of casual charm and comforts of home that appeals to business and family travellers alike. Ask about our summer and winter packages which include our Stay & Play Golf Package, Sledders’ Package, or our popular Spa Getaway Package.

The Sands Features:

  • Lakeside Guestrooms, Chalets, and Beachfront Cottage
  • Onsite Restaurant/Lounge (featuring room service)
  • Full-service Sands Spa
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Expansive Sandy Beach
  • 120 Seat Lakeside Conference/Banquet Facility
  • Located directly on the OFSC Trail System and ATV Trail System

OHvation Certification for Service Excellence                   

Entertainment and Events at the Sands