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34 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Spirit Lake - CABIN ON THE POND.BRIDGES BAY!

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-12)

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 12 people. It lis located right on the pond. We even have kayaks 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 9 additional beds! Walking distance to the resort and 6 passes daily are included.Double sized driveway with room for 4 cars.

**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 $15 apiece..6 PER DAY ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL (saving you $90/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. Six passes to Br Bay Water park included w/ rental (value of $90!)



More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Shaun Simmer
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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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 Iowa

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 rains...no 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 at least 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 are kayaks to use on the pond located just outside our door, as well as balls and gloves.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Shaun,

Just wanted to thank you for our stay at your cabin over the New Year! We thoroughly enjoyed the cabin and the Okoboji area! We will definitely contact you in the future to reserve our stay, when we are heading that direction. Thanks again and stay warm! Take Care.--J.
Dec 2014
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based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.7941175 based on 37 reviews

Good cabin at great off season price.

  • 4 of 5

Overall, it was a wonderful experience. The only shortcomings were the bathtub drain was slow and a circuit breaker tripped for unknown reasons.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, Scott! We will get on those two items right away.
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Lawton, Ia


  • 5 of 5

stayed over night at the cabin was a nice relaxing time. The cabin had everything you needed to make your stay comfortable. Winter getaway was nice as we had access to the Bay Bridges Resort where we used the hot tub and rode rafts down the lazy river.

After an evening out went back to cabin where we could sit around and visit without sharing a lobby as you do in a motel.

Excellant place if you had a family lots of sleeping beds comfortable.

thank you

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Le Mars, Iowa


  • 5 of 5

Thank you we truly truly absolutely enjoyed our stay !! everything that her expectations clean comfortable great showers and comfortable beds!! Loved the hot tub' floating on the lazy river, returning back to the cabin relaxing and cooking a meal in the clean kitchen!! Thank you for leaving an assortment of DVDs, games and complementary bottle of wine 😎🌴...you and your husband are wonderful to deal with thank you again

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm SO glad everything met and or exceeded your expectations. We aim to please and will do what it takes to make our guests want to return year after year!! :)
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our time at the cabin very much. Very clean, plenty of games and dvds for the kids, used the kayaks, enjoyed the water park and pool and relaxed on the patio. The pond was an added perk.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Paul


  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place in Okoboji for a girls weekend. This cabin fit the bill. All I can say is that it exceeded every expectation! The kitchen had everything you could possibly want and the beds were so comfy. What we enjoyed the most was the huge patio out back, right on the pond. I wish we could have stayed longer, but we will be back. Shaun was terrific to work with and if you stay at this property, you will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was excellent. Very clean. We definitely enjoyed our stay and want to come back!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Miles
Spencer or it's 3 hours from Minneapolis airport
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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Spirit Lake, Iowa

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas Break
16 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter Games 2017
26 Jan 2017 - 30 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Nonrefundable Insurance £61 + Tax
Pet Fee £40
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change untiil reservation is confirmed. Taxes are not included in rate.
25% of total is due at time of booking.
In the off season, the remaining 75% is due within 5 days of rental. In the summer, the remaining 75% is due 3 weeks before rental.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Spirit Lake, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
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 ...
  • Hob
  • 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 12
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (3) Double Beds (2) Twin Beds (1), Queen Sized Sleeper Sofa (1), Full sized Futons (2), 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 ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • 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.

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