Memories that last a life time. 


Ditch the traffic, the hectic work schedule and to-do list, and make time for what truly matters. Located in the quaint coastal village of Port Stanley, ON, Bessie's Beach Bungalow is an easy, enjoyable place to rent for you and your family that is steps from the beach. The bungalow is newly renovated featuring a wide variety of amenities and beach accessories to make your stay as relaxing as possible.





Meet the neighbours. 


Bessie's Beach Bungalow is surrounded by a number of amazing restaurants, shops, theatres, golf courses, wineries and sporting activities for you to explore. There's so much to do, you won't know where to start! 



Coffee Shops

Port Stanley boasts a few fantastic fire roasted coffee shops. Enjoy a stroll and early morning coffee at one of these establishments. 

Pubs & Restaurants

Port is home to some of the finest restaurants in Southwestern Ontario. Whether you just want to grab a drink or go out for dinner - there are a number of options in walking distance.  


Shops & Stores 

There are so many clothing and lifestyle shops to choose from. You'll find local artists and unique finds that you can't find anywhere else. 

Regional Attractions

Elgin county has lots to offer from wineries, golf courses, train rides for the kids, and the theatre. No matter your interests, there's lots to keep you busy. 

Sun and sand. 


Named "one of the most beautiful beaches in Canada," Port Stanley's main beach attracts tens of thousands of sun-seekers every summer. The beach has been awarded the prestigious "blue beach" award and is patrolled by a well-trained team of life guards (just think Baywatch).

If you get restless, you can take a walk on the Pier and look out over the water's edge. Plus, no trip to Port Stanley beach is complete without experiencing Mackie's famous orangeade and fresh cut fries! 

We promise, you and the kids will be lost for hours exploring the beach, soaking in the rays, and making sand castles.