Beautiful Port Elgin is a hidden gem ready to be discovered by families just like yours. In all four seasons, this community shines. Stroll, cycle or cross-country ski the stunning waterfront trail. Wander the spectacular sandy beaches, and enjoy an ice cream at the marina near the brand new playground. Explore Main Street for the best shops and restaurants. Allow yourself to be charmed by Port Elgin and you’ll wonder what took you so long.



Single Family Detached Homes




Holiday Inn Express ↦ Suites Port Elgin




Luxury apartments managed by
Skyline Rentals.



Residents and visitors agree; Port Elgin is the province’s prettiest place and Summerside is completely surrounded by its exquisite, natural beauty. Nowhere is this beauty more apparent than on the many walking trails and paths that wind throughout the Summerside community. Located within Saugeen Shores, residents are immersed in the rich lifestyle and year round recreation available at their doorstep. From the shores of magnificent Lake Huron to the many parks that dot the landscape, the area is a walker’s dream come true. In the winter, the paths surrounding Summerside are transformed into a web of cross country ski trails, offering truly exceptional winter recreation. You can decide to make Summerside the location for your dream home or your
luxurious Port Elgin cottage.



Port Elgin has the most incredible views and beaches along Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Both Grey County and Bruce County have nature trails, waterfalls, rivers, small lakes, forests, caves and more to explore. There’s nothing quite like the glorious sunsets over Lake Huron – come and see for yourself!

Port Elgin’s Activities



There is an extensive trail system that runs throughout Port Elgin. Explore them on foot or on a bicycle, from the edge of the waterfront to deep in the forest, and even through some caves!



The Port Elgin Harbour lies three kms north-west of the port, with a boat launch and slips for your convenience. You can spend the day on the water or ashore visiting the many shops and restaurants on Main Street.


exploring the outdoors

The outdoors come alive here in Port Elgin. From boating and water sports in Lake Huron, to the extensive trail system for hiking and cycling, to a lively tennis and golf community – there’s always something to do and activities for the entire family!



From Canada’s most unique golf experience at The Clubs at Westlinks, to the well-known heritage course at the Saugeen Golf Club and South Port’s Golf Course, there are more than a dozen links to explore around Port Elgin. Whether you’re under par or looking to learn, you’ll find the right course for you in no time.



Not far from Collingwood’s alpine ski hills and The Blue Mountains, downhill skiing is a popular activity in the winter. Don’t miss the cross country skiers and snowshoers along the waterfront trail enjoying this fantastic lifestyle.

imagine a life in port elgin


explore the area

More than just a cottage, Port Elgin is alive in all four seasons. Find everything you need on Main Street, head to the waterfront for spectacular views and take in the many attractions and activities here for you and your family.


Invest in saugeen shores

Saugeen Shores is the fastest growing community in the region and is projected to continue to grow over the next decade. Now is the time to invest in this beautiful area with numerous opportunities for employment including business start-ups, and a variety of new homes with beautiful neighbourhood amenities.

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Port Elgin’s Lifestyle

Urban, suburban, rural, four-season homes and seasonal cottages, whatever type of home and community you’re looking for, Port Elgin has it and everything in between. If you want close neighbours, or more land, you will find it here.


Living in Port Elgin

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