We are the most reasonable accommodation in all of Ontario, The Rainbow Retreat is a lesbian and gay friendly retreat property serving as a Bed and Breakfast with ample space outdoors for camping. We are located on six secluded acres next to Lake Couchiching in Floral Park.  Free WiFi is available as well as boarding for friendly dogs. See Rates page for information on dog boarding.


Ideally suited for small groups (11 max for indoor and winter accommodations) and large (24 max with tenting) for individuals, couples, and families. We are wheelchair accessible. This land is alcohol and chemical free, and smoking is permitted in designated areas outdoors only. Children and friendly pets always welcome!

Come and rest in this idyllic setting, soak in the wonderful solitude and walk in the trails through the woods or use it as your departure point at any time during the year for Muskoka sights and scenic boat rides, canoeing, skiing or snow shoeing. Look locally for events from pow wows to crafts festivals, to studio tours and fall fairs and jazz festivals … and much more.

Jo Marshall is a member of Salaam, QMC, Toronto; a past member of Singing OUT!, the LGBT Chorus of Toronto; and Orillia ukulele groups.   She previously owned and operated a residential treatment home for developmentally delayed children and adults for 25 years. This home has been transformed into The Rainbow Retreat.

Jo is a Cheraga (ordained clergy) in the Sufi Order International, a spiritual path rooted in the Oneness of all beings.

She loves her animals, dogs and cats, frogs and fish, her children, her friends, and the wildlife who visit. She is a steward of the land. Her meals are raved about, whether it be Thanksgiving dinner, or a filling country breakfast. You will find her irresistible homemade  apple pies, fresh peach pies, and cherry cheese cake available at special times of the year.