Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Pontoon Beach is ready to explore

Enjoy the opera and other features of Pontoon Beach. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the lake, baseball games and zoo. Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Pontoon Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pontoon Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Splash City Family Waterpark (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Gateway Fun Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Villa Marie Winery & Banquet Center (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Stonewolf Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Far Oaks Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pontoon Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pontoon Beach is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • The Gardens at SIUE (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Pleasant Ridge Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Jones-Confluence Point State Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Malcolm Martin Memorial Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • O'Fallon Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Pontoon Beach

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pontoon Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 276 holiday lettings around Pontoon Beach. From 178 flats & apartments to 73 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pontoon Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pontoon Beach:

  • Soulard: 107 holiday homes
  • Central West End: 133 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 401 holiday homes
  • The Southampton: 15 holiday homes
  • Southwest Garden: 68 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pontoon Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pontoon Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alton Station: 146 holiday lettings
  • Center of Creative Arts: 677 holiday lettings
  • McKendree University: 21 holiday lettings
  • Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum: 631 holiday lettings
  • Grants Farm: 641 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pontoon Beach listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Pontoon Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 178 Flats in Pontoon Beach. Our other popular types of Pontoon Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 156 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pontoon Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Pontoon Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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