Canandaigua Lake Vacation Rentals, Cabins, Condos to Rent, Holiday Homes

Canandaigua Lake is a four season resort nestled in the heart of the Fingers Lake area in upstate New York. The "Chosen Spot" as it is called in the Native Seneca language is known for its excellent water quality, wine and culinary delights.

The Finger Lakes are home to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and trails in the United States and Canandaigua Lake is the fourth largest of the eleven Finger Lakes with a shoreline of 36 miles providing a wide variety of watersports and fantastic beaches.

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Key facts...
State New York
Nearest airport Greater Rochester(45 miles)
Nearest train station Rochester (40 miles)
Restaurants 30+
Lakeside beaches
Wine tours
Farmers markets
Spa & wellbeing
Car recommended

The City of Canandaigua sits at the top end of the lake and is the main hub for shopping, cafes, bars and a very good selection of restaurants from casual to fine dining serving all types of local and international cuisine. The other main town is Naples and is just a few miles south of the southern end of the lake. Naples is wine country and is one of the most treasured areas within Finger Lakes - perfect for days wine tasting!

Featured Canandaigua Lake Cabins

Canandaigua Lake Vacation Rentals

The vacation rentals around Canandaigua Lake are a mix of cabins, lodges, lakeside houses and condos. The main things people look for in a vacation rental during the summer is a BBQ and during the winter a log fire and you'll find that most cabins and lodges in Canandaigua Lake are equipped with both!

Canandaigua lake vacation rentals, cabins for rent

Renting a cabin or condo is great value when compared to hotel prices and cater for couples on weekend breaks to family vactions and groups. Whether its a mountainside lodge close to the ski resorts or lakeside cabin, there is a large selection of holiday rentals for all budgets and tastes.

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Seasonal Activities

Canandaigua Lake is a place to visit any time of year and there is never a dull moment. Some of the more popular activities include....

  • Skiing at Bristol Mountain
  • Ravenwood Golf Club
  • Lake boat tours
  • Water skiing, jetski & sailing
  • Kayaking & Canoe
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Ariel adventures- Bristol mountain
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Top Things to See and Do

Sonnenberg Gardens Estate

This stunning mansion in the Mansion State Historic Park dates back to 1887 and is surrounded by nine magnificent gardens, each with a unique style.

Wine Tours

There are more than 40 vineyards throughout this region and wine tours are very popular. Spend time in the tasting rooms of several vineyards and taste selections of well-renowned varieties and vintages especially in the Naples area.


Roseland Waterpark is a firm favourite with the younger children. This exciting Canandaigua water park is known for its sparkling clean water, lazy river, large slides and wave pool.

Niagra Falls

Just 2 hours drive via Buffalo is one of the wonders of the world - the amazing Niagra Falls

Our view on Canandaigua Lake

Canandaigua Lake is best described as one of those lakes & mountains destinations you will go back to time after time. A very pretty area, full of life, excellent value and a perfect family holiday destination. Canandaigua is also a great base to explore the other beautiful Fingers Lakes such as Seneca Lake and Lake Cayuga.