✍︎ Feedback from some of our visitors…

“Above & beyond expectations. There is absolutely nothing we would have changed about this trip except making it longer” – Ryan & Marley

“A magical place you have to visit! …One of the highlights of the trip was when Maxim took us mushroom foraging in the forest. We found a lot of edible mushrooms which Maxim helped us identify. Cannot wait to go back again and visit for longer, would highly recommend Garden island for a peaceful rustic retreat which you can really make your own. 11/10”  – Arnika

“This was the best vacation experience my partner and I have ever experienced!
It is hard to find words for just how perfect our experience was” – Shannon & Patrick

“..a most magical and brilliant place to spend when you want to get away from it all, and immerse yourself into the land of trees, wind, sun, rock and water.” – Steph

“Garden Island made for the perfect mini honeymoon. My wife and I were able to enjoy a week of absolute peace and quiet topped off by Maxims amazing hospitality…..” – Brendan & Vicky

“Where to start? This island is a beautiful oasis. Will definitely venture back in the future – Springtime in the Bunkie was a treat” – Rebekah

“Amazing, beautiful – could go on forever singing praises, it was so serene and full of adventure” – Hillary

“Hands down the best host we have encountered – The memories we hold of this special island will stay with us forever.  We can’t wait to come back” – Alexis & Kat

“Whether canoeing or hiking in the woods there was always something to see – deer, mink, eagles, loons, osprey, snakes, chipmunks…it doesn’t get more private than this” – Brieanne

“Sunsets and Sunrises which will last in the memory; wildlife that is so friendly, and an excellent host” – Nicholas & Hayley

This place is perfect – I absolutely loved it and would go back in a heartbeat” – Olivia

“A truly great experience – we’ll be back for sure.” – Amanda

“..every moment during the week I was there was an experience that returned me to the living.” – Lana

“Incredible…couldn’t ask for a better location. Maxim is an incredible host” – Julia

“5 stars all the way – beautiful spot, so relaxing & peaceful.” – Lori

“We had the best vacation we could have imagined. The location is astoundingly beautiful; the sunsets and stars are breathtaking.  The bunkie is equipped with everything you could possibly need, and then some. I couldn’t recommend this experience more.” – Jaclyn

“…a small but adorable bunkie, that is perfect for 2 – beautiful views and don’t worry, you’ll have a fantastic time.” – Ashlyn

“Garden Island proved to be just the perfect spot, it was the highlight of our entire trip!” – Franz & Francisca

Truly singular experience that’s worth every minute and every penny – Sam

The stay was awesome – Max was a great host – 1st class… a great trip” – Matt

….a wonderful island close to perfection in its vibe and surroundings – an amazing time and experience – Amy

We’ve been exploring the highland area cabin-hopping and camping but this cabin and the island is truly the best..!!! inspirational & awesome, thank you for sharing with us…. – Thilani

Maxim is the consummate host: helpful but discreet, very tuned in to the island’s rhythms, an expert on its flora and fauna, and clearly in love with the place.” – Stephanie & Scott

I can say this was one of the best experiences of my life. My wife & I stayed at the island as part of our first year marriage anniversary celebrations and we are just glad we took this decision.” – Amandeep

This was the perfect get away. The island is amazing: quiet, peaceful, relaxing. Get to the island – you will be glad you did.” – Melissa & Steve

This island is a place of strength, and a place of my dreams.  We spent a few unforgettable days enjoying with solitude the full immersion in wildlife that surrounded us – Nadia & Sasha

Maxim shows his love of natural beauty with a quiet enthusiasm. I already miss the sound of the water and we all want to come back – Tracy

“..honored to have had the chance to be here – much joy!” – Anya

Truly – thank you Max for sharing this slice of heaven for us and others to enjoy –   Nancy

“We spent two wonderful nights in the bunkie: everything you could possibly need is provided, just bring some clothes, food, bedding and that’s it! Spent our time canoeing, fishing, bird watching” – Sanah

“…thoroughly enjoyed our weekend on the island – perfect for a weekend getaway away from the city and electronics. Had a great time fishing and enjoying nature.” – Jacques

Absolutely wonderful..! Luke

This place is a gem on a beautiful lake. It was the perfect place to get back in touch with nature. We are forever grateful that Maxim decided to share this piece of paradise – a no-brainer 5 star – Bora & Brent

This island getaway was perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It gave me space to unwind, explore and clear my mind – Felix

Cet endroit est une opportunité unique de se connecter à une authentique aventure dans la nature canadienne. – Laurent

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