Port Stanley is a historical working fishing and tourist village on the North shore of Lake Erie. Voted one of six best places to retire in Canada as published by The Globe and Mail.
The population hovers over 2100 people with the majority of residents between 30-44 yrs and 55-64 yrs of age. 55% of real estate is owned. Port Stanley is a classic tourist spot for it's world class beaches, marina, theatre and dining experiences.
Here you are approximately 10 minutes to St. Thomas, 30 minutes London and only 10 minutes from HWY 401. Access to "world-class" health care services, you have it all in Port Stanley! Home to over 94 local businesses; you can shop, dine, sail, attend the theatre, relax on the beach and get energized with several fitness activities to choose from!
"In beautiful Port Stanley, you will find unique independent merchants, that will satisfy your need for the "one-of-a-kind" item you've been looking for; from ladies wear, to mens wear, accessories and home decor!"
"After a great day by the lake, why not stay a while and leave your car ‘parked’ for the weekend. Take the time to explore our beautiful village and spend a relaxing night or two in a room or suite in one of our fine inns, charming B & Bs, or hotel or cottage by the beach. Reservations are advised."
Port Stanley has food from around the world and around the region to satisfy your food cravings. Most establishments feature our famous Lake Erie perch with beautiful views to complement your meal.
Port Stanley is home to five Marina's.
Have a look here for the list and discover which is best for you!
Home to 3 fabulous courses, your longest drive is minutes away!
"The Best Golf Course in Southwestern Ontario" St. Thomas Golf & Country Club. With tree-lined fairways that meander through the rolling terrain and some of the most demanding putting surfaces in the province, a round at St. Thomas always requires your full attention.
Kettle Creek Golf & Country Club The front “9” contains five water holes that will challenge all levels of golfers. The back “9” boasts a hilly terrain with the 18 tee off the 70′ ridge.
A scenic 3700 yard, 12 hole course overlooking Lake Erie. The Bluff's Golf Club has fantastic value with lessons, camps and events.
Art Emporium "is an artist-run gallery operated by four local artists: Robin Baratta, Sandra England, June-Anne Reid, and Robert Reid.
Our mandate is to attract a broad range of original fine art from local and regional artists. The Boathouse Gallery provides an affordable display space for established and emerging artists. This large, open, and well-lit space has very high ceilings and can accommodate about 40 visual artists. "
The Port Stanley Festival Theatre is a 200 seat theatre located in the former Town Hall building on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Erie in Port Stanley, Ontario. Our mandate is to produce appealing summer theatre that highlights Canadian works in drama, comedy and musical-comedy, along with other celebrated works.
"Port Stanley's Main Beach is a long beach with one of the finest stretches of sandy beach on Lake Erie's north shore. Just how great is it? Port Stanley's Main Beach is one of only 27 in Canada to have earned official Blue Flag status for it's commitment to strict water quality and safety criteria. Port Stanley also features mats to make the beach more accessible to people using wheelchairs or strollers.
Looking for something a little smaller? Head down the road to Port Stanley's Little Beach"