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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-9)

WHY RENT A CONDO OR HOTEL ROOM WHEN YOU CAN RENT A SPACIOUS FREE STANDING CABIN?! NEW cabin off East Lake Okoboji in Bridges Bay Resort. Our cabin has the PERFECT location. Our spacious cabin very comfortably sleeps up to 9 people. It lis located right on the pond. We even have a kayak in the garage for you to use! Just walk a few steps out our back door and you are floating in your provided kayaks on a beautiful stocked pond. We have 3 full bedrooms and 2 full baths with a huge loft upstairs with walk-in closet and full bath. Large flat screen TV, cable, oversized patio overlooking a stocked pond. 4 car driveway. Soooo comfortable king sized bed in the master with 6 additional beds and a futon! The garage was just redone with epoxy flooring so it extends the living space. The cabin is walking distance to the resort and 6 passes daily are included. We extended the driveway so there is room for 4 cars in it.

**Large flat screen TV with dvd player

**Vaulted ceilings with lots of windows

**SIX passes daily to the spectacular indoor water park as well as access to the large lagoon style outdoor pool featuring the area's only swim up pool bar (passes are not available on the day you check out..only the days you stay in the cabin)

**Walking distance to Fantastic Braccos Waterfront Restaurant and the trendy Island Bar

** Walking distance to Lake Access and boat slips available to rent on a nightly basis (subject to availability)

**The resort has a kids arcade and an exercise facility for your use as well as a large outdoor play structure

**Waterpark passes are normally $20 apiece..6 PER DAY ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL (saving you $120/day!!!)

What a great place to spend a memorable holiday or vacation, or just a special 'get away' in the Fall or Winter months!!

Visit the Bridges Bay Resort website for more pictures

Please also note that paper products are not provided for renters. Please bring your own paper towels and toilet paper.

Keywords: Everything is here for you to have a great time! We provide bath towels and linens, kitchen ware, gas grill and all you have to do is relax on our over sized patio overlooking a stocked fishing pond. Then, walk to Bridges Bay water park and use your 6 included passes per day! Your private cabin has stainless steel appliances, modern furniture, new mattresses, and a large flat screen TV.

A credit card must be on file to act as a damage deposit


Very well-trained dogs are allowed with the pet fee.

About the Resort:

Bridges Bay is easily the most popular resort in the Okoboji Lakes Region. Included is the use to several outdoor pools, one very close to the cabin, another outdoor pool with swim up bar, Lazy River and Large Indoor Water Park; Fun for All Ages Infant to Adult, Huge Hot Tub on Site, 3 On Site Bars and Restaurants and also a Snack Counter; Lakeside Bracco Beach Themed Café, Blue Water Pizza Company, and Waters Edge Grill Fine Dining, Mini Store for Guests, Work Out Room, Arcade, Playground, Covered Patio with Gas Grills, Dock Access, Stocked Fishing Pond for Guests Only, and much, much more. 6 Daily Water Park Passes are included for free. Extra passes are available for only $12 per pass for the entire length of you stay. The normal cost is $20 per day. That saves $128 per pass per week over a non-guest if you need more than the 6 included. The water-park is a great place to get away rather the weather is good or bad outside. The resort changes to off season hours after Labor Day and back to Summer Hours on Memorial Day. Please check with Boji Splash Waterpark for hours and exact pricing as they are subject to change.

Great Location!!!

This Resort is with-in 1-2 miles of the area’s most popular Golf, Night Life, Boating, Shopping, and Dining. Take the Boat Taxi to Barefoot Bar or Walk to Many Other Popular Dining and Lounges Like The Ritz, Beer Can Alley, Table 316, Dry Dock, Smiles with Miles, Captain’s Getaway, The Gardens and High Point at the Emporium, Nautical, Murphy’s, Wine Bar and Art Gallery are all with-in a mile or so from the resort.

Self-Check-In and you are given your space but we will be available, by phone text, or email to help you enjoy your stay.

Please check with Boji Splash Waterpark for hours of operation to be sure it will work for your stay if that is important to you. Passes are included but the Waterpark is managed separately by the resort. Completely trained dogs allowed for pet fee as long as they are NOT allowed on any beds.

More Details

Shaun Simmer
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Shaun Simmer

Our family has been traveling to Okoboji every summer for many years. Each year it gets harder to leave. So, we decided to buy a place of our own, so we knew we'd always have a comfortable place to return to with plenty of room for all our family. It's been the best decision we've made.

Shaun Simmer purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Shaun Simmer chose Spirit Lake

We chose Bridges Bay because it's a great place to spend a vacation year round Whatever the weather, there's always something to do. From relaxing by the outdoor pool, to sitting in the hot tub...from fishing in the pond to snowmobiling in the winter, from boating on the Lake to shopping & dining at the great restaurants.

What makes this cabin unique

The kids LOVE the endless activities that Bridges Bay has to offer. The adults love the convenience, safety, and relaxed feeling the Lake offers. From kayaking on the pond right our our door, to swimming in one of the several outdoor pools, all of which are available for you to use as our guest. If it worries, kids and adults can enjoy the water park with it's indoor hot tub, lazy river and slides.

We aim to provide the perfect value. We want guests to walk into one of our cabin and be happy they chose it. We also want them to be thankful to have everything they need while they are away from home. We want everyone in their party to sleep comfortably and we want them to have an awesome time! But most importantly, we strive to help guests value the experience enough to come see us again.

WHY PAY $200 PLUS FOR A HOTEL ROOM? We have a cabin that sleeps 12 with a full kitchen. You will save money on having to eat out every night while having plenty of room for everyone. A lot of people share the cabin with other families. Normally there is a kayak to use on the pond located just outside our door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cabin was perfect for our family! The location on the pond made all the difference. The kids fished and kayaked right our our back door. The cabin was immaculate and the beds were very comfortable. The price was very reasonable compared to other resorts and having passes provided to the water park was a great bonus. Will definitely return!!
Aug 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Spirit Lake

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • NO prom, bachelor, bachelorette or any parties of that type allowed.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 separate (meaning not in a bedroom) full bathrooms with tile floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (3) Double Beds (2) Twin Beds (1), Full sized Futons (1), Baby Crib (2) (one in it's own walk in closet)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Three outdoor swimming pools (in the summer) and one large indoor pool (year round) to choose from, playground, six passes to the waterpark every day of your stay, hot tub, outdoor pool with swim-up bar, onsite dining at Braccos (open in the summer) overlooking the water. Boat hoist available for nightly rental from Bridges Bay Resort. (PLEASE CONTACT BRIDGES BAY RESORT FOR HOIST RENTAL). The washer/dryer is available from Memorial to Labor Day only; not in the off season. SMALL, crate trained dogs are welcome with pet fee


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  • 5 of 5

From the first day we contacted Shaun I knew this was the place for us. She was SO helpful with every question I had (and believe me..I had a lot)!! lol The details of the rental went exactly as she explained. She had a very easy to read rental agreement and sent a booking confirmation the day we sent her the rental agreement back.

The cabin exceeded our expectations. It was so clean you could eat almost off the floor (I'm not kidding)! She even had a bottle of wine waiting for us upon arrival. We had two families staying and both families had our own separate living quarters. (One took the upstairs huge loft with full bath and the other the down.) My husband had some work emails and the WIFI really came in handy. There are a lot of cabins to choose from; and I am SO glad we choose this one; if for nothing else...the LOCATION! It was centrally located so it was close enough to walk to the water park, close enough (across the street) from an out door pool; and BEST of all...right ON the pond!! There were two kayaks, paddles and life vests provided in the garage for our use. The kids spent hours and hours in those kayaks paddling around the pond. Dad had a great time fishing in that same pond with our youngest, since he didn't want to kayak. We enjoyed evenings on the deck overlooking the pond and grilling out. The kitchen was stocked to the fullest. All you have to bring is your own food. Since we all arrived at different times, it was really helpful to have the four car driveway so we didn't have to worry about parking. My husband got up each morning and enjoyed the free workout facility at Bridges Bay. Since we had a range of children, it was really nice that the water park accomodated all ages. The very little ones stayed by the play slides while the older kids enjoyed the larger slides and the lazy river. My husband and I even got away alone one night to hang out in the hot tub. We will definitely be back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm SO happy you were happy with our rental. That's our goal with everyone that rents from us!!! :)
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Highly recommend!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cabin. It has everything you need. Plenty of sleeping arrangements. We really enjoyed sitting on the patio. Great view with the pond! The kids enjoyed the kayaks that are in the garage. Highly recommend this cabin. Shaun was a pleasure to work with!

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Teacher Get-away at the end of the school year

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for Relaxation and Fun Times after completing another year of teaching. The weather was amazing so that we could enjoy the patio and pond area. Close to activities and good dining, made it easy to hang out and reconnect. Comfortable sleeping and enough chairs to sit and visit with a cup of coffee. Clean and supplied to accommodate a group. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute place. Well furnished and taken very good care of!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay here. Well kept up and clean!

Owners where very accommodating when 4 of 9 people staying got sick and they allowed us to switch weekends! It worked out and the whole family appreciated it, had a blast and made some great memories! Would definitely stay again and work with these renters again!

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great weekend.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location for our family weekend getaway. The owner was very easy to work with and the cabin was perfect. I plan on booking this place again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 23/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin with nice amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. We enjoyed the card and wine that was left for us by the owners. I would recommend this cabin to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Miles
Spencer; 3 hours from Minneapolis/Omaha airports
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bridges Bay Swim up Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 71, near corner of 190th St & 240th Ave
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
East Lake Okoboji
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
nearest public beach is about 1 mile away
Car: recommended

Why rent a condo or a hotel room when you can rent a free standing cabin in a fun resort for less, and not have to spend money on restaurants or even worse….wait in their long lines? Most of the vacationers that stay at our cabin say they plan on returning. That speaks for itself.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$79.95

Rates are subject to change untiil reservation is confirmed. Taxes are not included in rate.
50% of total is due at time of booking.
Once you make the reservation, you can choose to pay online or send a check with the rental agreement I send to you. Once I receive the completely filled out rental agreement, I will email you a Booking Confirmation with directions to the cabin as well as the code to enter. A credit card must be on file to secure the reservation to serve as a damage deposit. It will not be charged unless there is damage to the property. It will be shredded after you vacate the property.
The remaining 50% is due within 7 days of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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