Mara Cottage

Bed & Breakfast Camping & RV

TUCK YOURSELVES AWAY in quiet scenic comfort with impeccable cleanliness and friendly hosts. The perfect getaway for you and your loved one.

Bed & Breakfast

Charming accommodations in Thompson Okanagan Shuswap - Mara Cottage provides quiet, scenic comfort just 5 minutes south of Mara Lake. We offer a private, detached guest suite, and a cozy, private, in-house guest room/bath. Delicious breakfasts are served in the house dining room.
Suite - $110, 1-2 persons; $15 per extra person/night; Guest Room - $110 - 2 persons maximum

Guest Suite

Guest Suite

A few steps from the main house, the Mara Cottage guest suite windows overlook lovely lawn and flower gardens. Watch movies on your in-room television or relax outdoors in your lawn chair with a good book! Your private en suite bathroom has a shower and heated tile floor.


  • Queen Bed
  • Double hide-a-bed
  • Sitting area
  • Private bathroom
  • Electric fireplace
  • Mini fridge
  • Air conditioner
  • 100% cotton towels
  • Luxurious bed linens
  • Extra bed pillows
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot beverages
  • DVD/Video library
  • TV with DVD/VCR player
  • Freshly prepared, delicious full, hot breakfast served in house dining room
  • Private off-street, on-site parking
Guest Room

Guest Room

This cozy room on the main floor of the house has a window overlooking lawn and trees. Your own exclusive 4-piece bathroom is just across the hall.


  • Double bed
  • Private bathroom
  • 100% cotton towels
  • Luxurious bed linens
  • Hairdryer
  • Extra bed pillows
  • Freshly prepared, delicious full, hot breakfast served in house dining room
  • Private off-street, on-site parking

Camping & RV

Choose from eight shady, secluded sites in a rural setting.

  • 8 treed sites
  • 30 Amp power, site #3 - 50 Amp power
  • Picnic tables
  • Central hydrant with pristine, potable water
  • Outdoor shower and privy
  • Campfire area with benches
  • Convenience store, gas station nearby
  • 5 minutes south of beach and boat launch at Mara Lake Provincial Park


Lovely place to spend a few nights. Quiet and private. Hosts Jon and Susan are friendly and joined us at breakfast to chat . Susan's creations for breakfast are incredible, delicious, fresh (her own chickens provide the eggs) and plentiful. The gardens are so pretty with Susan's award winning roses. We enjoyed visiting her animals on the property, too. We would stay again and recommend it to anyone. 5 Stars!

Anonymous, from Waterloo , Ontario

This was a great B&B. Great location, good food and Susan and Jon were the best hosts. The farm setting was very relaxing. Beautiful yard to relax in. We did go at the end of the summer so was nice and quiet.

Anonymous, from Kelowna

Jon & Susan are the perfect hosts! We were well fed and entertained throughout the duration of our stay.. Definitely a great place to stay in the Shuswap area : P

J. & M.

We had a wonderful family time here, all 34 of us : ) … We so enjoyed the privacy as a family, and your hospitality! (Note: Grandma & Grandpa enjoyed the B & B suite, while the other 32 had a great Mara Camping & RV experience.)

B. & J. V. & co!, from Abbotsford, B.C.

We came up from North Van for a couple of nights and have been blown away since the minute we arrived. The cottage is very nicely done and comfortable…and the grounds are spectacular… a magical place…The icing on the cake is their hospitality – thank you so much for making our stay so wonderful!

K. & N. T., from North Vancouver, B.C.

I slept like a baby, had an awesome breakfast and interesting talks with you my hosts. Good times!

Arnand, from France


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Bed and Breakfast Reservation Policy

  • No pets
  • Smoking in designated outdoor locations only
  • Cash, Interac e-Transfer accepted
  • Deposit of 50% to confirm reservation; balance due upon arrival
  • Cancellation: If you cancel with less than ten (10) days' notice, you will be responsible for the entire deposit. If we can rebook, a full or partial refund may be available. No shows or early checkouts are subject to full charges of reservation.
  • Children welcome
  • Check-in: 3pm Check-out: 10am

Guest Suite: $110 per night - one to two (1 - 2) persons; $15 per extra person/night
Guest Room: $110 per night - two (2) persons maximum


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Contact Details

Mara Cottage Bed and Breakfast
7704 Hwy 97 A
Mara, B.C.