Find cottage rentals in Kawarthas region. The Kawartha region consists of over 250 lakes and rivers and is located just 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. Each community offers a unique country experience, with a variety of local attractions, hiking trails, beaches, theatres and fresh produce grown locally. Fishing and boating is a popular pastime in this area, Kawartha Lakes has many great canoeing and kayaking routes to be explored. Bobcaygeon is also the home of Kawartha Dairy and the Kawartha Coffee Company – perfect for those with a sugar or coffee addiction.