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Taboo Resort, Golf and Conference Centre

Gravenhurst, Canada

95 Excellent 151 Reviews
Taboo Resort, Golf and Conference Centre
Taboo Resort, Golf and Conference Centre offers elegant accomodations, world-class golf, exquisite dining and numerous recreational activities in its beautiful surrounding natural environment. You arrive and you immediately experience the comforts worth resorting to. Taboo offers a variety of accommodations matched to the specific needs of the guests. From a lodge room to a 4-bedroom cottage chalet, many of the rooms are situated to capture the breathtaking view of Lake Muskoka. Although your activity-packed stay leaves little time for you to spend in your room, once there you will be pampered with 100% Egyptian sheets, fine linens and towels and comfy duvets. Taboo is designed and built to merge the natural environment, healthful cuisine and a vast array of outdoor activities all with an eye to luxury and convenience. Recreational activities are designed for year-round enjoyment with the most modern facilities and equipment. And the most popular amenity at Taboo is the friendly staff who will always go out of their way to ensure your visit is a memorable one. The resort boasts an inviting one kilometer of waterfront on Lake Muskoka, featuring the finest sandy beach in the area, ideal for water fun with the family. The home course of 2003 Masters Champion Mike Weir and ontario's #1 Golf Course, Taboo's 7200 yards are meticulously carved from the majestic Canadian Shield. The result is a beautiful and challenging course that is quickly becoming popular among discerning golfers worldwide.
Hotel Address:
  • Taboo Resort, Golf and Conference Centre
  • Muskoka Beach Rd. R.R. #1
  • Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1
  • Canada

Directions to Hotel
Take Highway 400 north to Barrie. Branch off Hwy 400 onto Hwy 11 heading north towards Orillia/North Bay. At Gravenhurst, take exit 169 North/Bethune Drive. Continue on Bethune to Winewood Avenue. Turn left onto Winewood and then first right onto Muskoka beach Road (Muskoka Road #17). Follow signs 5km (3 miles) to Taboo.
Business Center
This semi-private office space comes complete with photocopier, compatible computer and printer, telephone, fax machine and Internet access.
Banquets & Meetings
Perfect for small meetings or large conferences, Taboo is a full conference facility with professional planners, IACC certification, a business center, on-site technical support, and 17 different rooms. There is an ideal room for any function, from a 12-person boardroom to a 240-person banquet room. Each room features state of the art facilities, plenty of natural light, immediate access to the outdoors, some with breath-taking lake views and wrap-around decks looking out over our magnificent natural setting.
Fine Dining On Site
ELEMENTS of Taboo: Restaurant, Culinary Theatre & Lounge: a unique space offering three culinary experiences in one area, providing something to please every palate. Culinary Theatre: Chefs Michael Pataran and Jay Scaife are at the helm of this 30-seat culinary theatre, a one-of-the-kind space that combines theatre and cooking school with an unforgettable dining experience. Guests choose their ingredients from an ever-changing list of fresh items and then watch as their meal is created before them. Restaurant: This stylish and inviting main dining area, overlooking Lake Muskoka, creates an intimate atmosphere for enjoying the sumptuous dishes prepared by chef Tawfik Shehata. Lounge: This hip and stylish piano bar is the ideal place to meet for a drink or to partake in the "small plates" menu offered by chef Tawfik Shehata. From sommelier selected cheeses and tartars to a la carte dishes including lobster and foie gras, the seasonal menu is designed to pique your palate or provide for a meal on the run. A striking fireplace, pianist and stunning lakeside view compliment the experience.Also available: Boathouse Bar & Grill (seasonal), Poolside Patio (seasonal), Taboo Golf Clubhouse (seasonal).
Fitness Center
The Health and Wellness Instructor will work with you to individually design a fitness routine that will cater to your demanding lifestyle. Together, develop goals and a fitness-level specific program that can be followed both while you are at Taboo and when you return home.
Pool Outdoor
3 Outdoor Pools, 1 Outdoor "Kiddies" Pool, Whirlpool.
Spa Facility
Indulgence: The spa, based upon European traditions, provides a full menu including massage, body treatments, packages, facial treatments, manicure and pedicure. The spa's unique services will assist you on the path to overall health, happiness and well-being.
Tennis Courts On Site
Five tennis courts.
Equipment is provided at the marina for motorized and self-powered water sports including canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boating, water skiing and personal watercraft.
Ecological Tourism
Parklands Programs: Along with the wide variety of Recreational activities and facilities, the resort offers guided and self guided hikes in the Parklands. Some of the themes which are presented throughout the year include: Wildlife of Muskoka: A general information walk to discover the animals and geology that make this part of Ontario unique; Deep Woods Hiking: With a guide, you can get off the beaten path and really experience the Muskoka terrain up close and personal; Pontoon Boat Tour of Lake Muskoka and bird nesting sanctuary: Eleanor Island is home to nesting herons, gulls, terns and cormorants. Views from the boat are spectacular; Canoe and kayak excursions: explore the Hoc Roc River and the shoreline of Lake Muskoka, either with a guide or by yourself.
Volleyball Courts- water and beach
Recommended Rooms
Platinum Suites: Each of these spacious and luxurious suites feature one or two elegant bedrooms. Each suite boasts a private balcony with two Muskoka chairs, with a unique and pristine view of either beautiful Lake Muskoka or one of our heated outdoor pools. Cottage Chalets: Each of these spacious and luxurious Cottage Chalets have 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2-3 washrooms, laundry facilities, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace, TV, shelf top stereo. Enjoy the Muskoka landscape in the screened in porch, and deck with your own BBQ.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing