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The Beach Retreat At Crystal Beach - 30 Seconds from the beach entrance!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

30 Second Walk To Beach, Sleeps 8

This amazing cottage sleeps up to 8 and has been carefully renovated inside and out. Only steps from the clear waters of Crystal Beach make this a perfect beach destination. With a lovely front porch and second level balcony, you can enjoy your morning coffee before heading to the beach for the day. Two bedrooms plus a sleeping loft and two full baths allow for one larger family or two smaller families to enjoy. We sleep up to 8 guests and prefer a maximum of 5-6 adults per stay.

Your kitchen comes fully equipped with everything you need including cookware and dinnerware and outdoor propane BBQ is there for your use as well. This home is wi-fi equipped for those who can’t bear to fully get away from it all!

Locally, we have many activities to enjoy like several public beach areas, Farmer’s Markets, live thoroughbred racing at Fort Erie Race Track, historic sites such as Old Fort Erie and the Ridgeway Battlefield, Safari Niagara and local dining and shopping. Take a short 20 minute drive to Niagara Falls to view the magnificent waterfall and other attractions like Maid of the Mist, Clifton Hill, Bird Kingdom, Butterfly Conservatory or enjoy over 40 regional golf courses such as Thundering Waters or Legends on the Niagara. Don’t forget – our region is also famous for our boundless wineries in quaint Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Linens and towels are required or can be rented for a small fee.

More Details

Property Manager
Brenna, Niagara Beach Rentals
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Other languages via email using Google Translate
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Brenna, Niagara Beach Rentals

When you stay with Niagara Beach Rentals, you can expect customer service second to none. We provide exceptional service before, during and after your stay! Our properties are in amazing locations and come fully equipped. Need something? We also offer Cottage Concierge Services for things like grocery drops, activity coordination, cleaning or laundry services. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding service each and every time! Whether you visit our beautiful region year after year or are a first time visitor, we can help make your vacation plans simple, convenient and fun!


Crystal Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper level
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Sleeping loft with queen pullout sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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The Beach Retreat At Crystal Beach - 30 Seconds from the beach entrance!
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely beautiful from the décor to the immaculate cleanliness and welcoming, cozy ambience. It is very well maintained with a unique style that fulfilled the beach experience. It is literally across the street from Crystal Beach. It has 2 wonderful porches where you can have your morning coffee, after dinner gathering or just hang out anytime you like. The customer service was outstanding from the moment we called and spoke to Brenna regarding information of the property to the booking and throughout our stay. It made our family vacation memorable and we look forward to our annual trip being spent at this fabulous property. I would highly recommend it for beach lovers and anyone who is looking for a clean, convenient and stylish cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review! We loved hosting you and look forward to next year!
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Canada Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great little house just across the street from the beach! My husband and enjoyed early morning walks through the neighborhood and town.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us and glad you enjoyed our cottage!
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Amazing location and Great Service!

  • 5 of 5

The first thing we noticed upon entering the home was how clean it was. The amenities were as described. The service was great. We had a minor issue with the table and the shower head and both issues were dealt with within 24 hours of our call.

The location is fantastic. Very close to the beach. The water is warm and shallow. It's the perfect family beach.

Crystal Beach is a very family friendly spot.

Brenna was a fantastic host. We look forward to going back next year. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

cute cottage, convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Overall, we had a lovely time at this property. It is obviously newly renovated (and most of the surrounding cottages seem to be in differing stages of renovation, themselves), and EXTREMELY convenient to the beach. The promised bed linens were conveniently provided in a laundry basket, the kitchen was well outfitted and the appliances were excellent, the bathrooms were obviously new and very clean. Our initial impression, however, was a little "iffy" as we could not access the lock box to retrieve the key to get in (communication issue--wrong key code was sent) and cell phone reception is VERY poor outside the cabin, so we had difficulty contacting Brenna to inform her of our difficulties. To compound it, the building across the street had obviously had a recent fire and was boarded up, and the cottage next door was very overgrown with what appeared to be an abandoned car in the driveway (covered in weeds), and mosquitoes were attacking us! When we finally entered the cottage, the inside was stiflingly hot. We found the promised air conditioner--on the floor in the bedroom closet, not hooked up. So, off to Walmart we went for a fan, since we could not fit the air conditioner unit into any obvious window, and no one was available to install it for 24 hours. The next day things were better, and the neighbors showed up to cut their grass (it wasn't a meth house after all-phew!), and as we walked around the neighborhood we discovered that it is definitely an area undergoing revitalization. I would guess in 3 years or so the area is going to be awesome! The beach is beautiful, there are quaint shops and restaurants within walking distance, and a good grocery store (ValuMart) within 7 minutes and a Walmart within 20 minutes away. I suggest you double check all your information with the realtor prior to leaving, as there seemed to be multiple "lost emails" that I never received with the initial house information and then the updated information. (However, the emails with the financial particulars seemed to reach me without any problems). So, overall, the cottage itself is in excellent condition and I would highly recommend it--but it had the misfortune to be located next to unkempt properties which initially reflected negatively upon it since we had never been to the area before and were totally unfamiliar with what to expect. (Along with some communication issues which eventually were resolved, but took time).

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your detailed review. For those that are familiar with Crystal Beach, this area has been undergoing revitalization for over the last 5 years, so our community thanks you for noticing the hard work everyone has been putting into their cottages! When booking directly through HomeAway (as you did), your inbox does get a tad overloaded with payment emails - they are system generated. My office sends a confirmation upon booking and arrival information one month prior. My apologies if between the two, it seems a bit much. We typically wait to install our air units when nighttime temperatures raise. We were still at 10C at night, but thankfully it was up and running for your second night and I hope it wasn't too inconvenient. Glad you otherwise enjoyed your trip and I hope you were able to make some fantastic memories with your family.
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Nearest Beach
Crystal Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $64.04 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200.11
Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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