5 Perfect Staycation Date Ideas For This Summer
If a vacation abroad isn’t on the cards for you this summer, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to make your Toronto staycation fun without breaking the bank. From sunbathing on Toronto Islands to staying in a luxury hotel, here are our five best ways to enjoy your time with your significant other on a budget this summer.
Take A Trip To The Toronto Islands
The Toronto Islands may be small, but there’s no shortage of things to do there. If you’d like to explore the islands at a clip, rent a bike from the Bicycle Centre or bring your own bike. Prefer water activities? Canoes and kayaks can be rented on the islands, but you can also boat over from Toronto if you own your own. The 18-hole disc golf course is also a cheap and cheerful island activity.
Pack A Picnic And Head To One of The City’s Fine Parks
Toronto is full of picnic-perfect parks for your next romantic date. All you need to do is grab a blanket, pick your destination and pack a bag full of delicious snacks. We suggest checking out High Park, which is full of trails, a petting zoo, and more; Trinity Bellwoods, or Rouge Park where you can swim, bike, hike and more.
Rent Out One Of The City’s Chicest Airbnbs
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Book A Spa Day
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Treat yourself and your significant other to a relaxing day at one of Toronto’s top Spas. One of the most incredible spas worth visiting is located at the Shangri-La Hotel and inspired by the ancient rituals of the Middle Easy to the vineyards of Bordeaux.
Stay At The Shangri-La Toronto
If you really want to treat yourself this summer, the Shangri-La Toronto is just the place. With Asian-inspired luxury rooms designed to enhance your sleep experience, you’re sure to have a more-than-relaxing staycation here. At the hotel’s Health Club, take a swim at their pool that lies beneath a glass roof and features cascade water features to make it even more enchanting.
Do you know any other great places to take a staycation in Toronto? Let us know in the comments.
Featured image: Instagram/ @toronto.islands
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