Story by Carrie Edelstein
Imagine traveling the world and visiting your favorite destinations, hotels and spas and then creating a hideaway with all of the best tributes of each combined into one location. That’s what the Bond family did. Jim and Ruth were in their 50s when they quit their jobs as [eye doctors] in Iowa, and then spent the next five years building and developing Stonewater Cove Resort and Spa near Shell Knob, Missouri, just west of Branson. Sited on Table Rock Lake, the grounds spread out over 500 acres and border the Mark Twain National Forest. A boutique hotel, the luxury resort has only  rooms.
Make reservations at Stonewater Cove HERE.
Read the full article: “Finding Fiji in Missouri” (Sophisticated Living Magazine – St. Louis)