The Beautiful Lake And Forest Retreat In Missouri You’ll Want To Add To Your Bucket List

March 31, 2017
Story by Vanessa Righeimer for Only In Your State

Have you ever wanted to escape to the great outdoors without having to set up camp? At this resort in Missouri, you can. Enjoy all the perks of a state park without having to sleep in a tent on the ground. For a luxurious overnight stay surrounded by lush forest and a gorgeous lake, head on over to Stonewater Cove.
Stonewater Cove Spa and Resort is located on the shores of Table Rock Lake in Shell Knob, Missouri.

The resort is surrounded by 500 acres of lush forestry. Tucked away in the Mark Twain National Forest, this is about as remote as you can get for a luxury resort.
With each reservation, guests will be given the “Full American Plan” which features luxurious accommodation and amenities.

Your all-inclusive stay includes 3 gourmet meals per day, lakeside cabin-accommodation, non-alcoholic beverages, hors d’oeuvres per Chef Singyn Hunter, valet parking, wireless internet throughout the 5 accommodation buildings and main lodge and much more.
Each suite feels like a dream lake house.

The custom wood furniture and wooden ceilings add a rustic touch to these luxurious suites.
Some of the suites even feature a private patio.

Wake up early with a cup of coffee to see the gorgeous sunrise from the comfort of your own front porch.
The dining experience is 5-star as well.

Chef Singyn Hunter uses local and exotic ingredients to create world-class cuisine at the lodge every day.
The lake provides a variety of activities for guests to enjoy during their stay.

Go for a swim, enjoy a morning of fishing or rent a kayak or boat on Table Rock Lake. With the resort being located right on the shore, it’s impossible to not take advantage of all that this amazing lake has to offer.
If the lake’s too cold, relax in the heated outdoor pool.

There’s also poolside service if you care for a drink or snack while laying out.
Immerse yourself in miles of scenic hiking trails.

Most of the trails are rated easy to moderate, making it perfect for all ages to enjoy.
No need to leave the resort for other activities, there’s plenty to do at Stonewater.

They have an awesome mini golf course that guests have access to with their all-inclusive reservation.
For adrenaline junkies, there’s a couple activities that you’ll want to try.

For an additional cost, the resort offers guided zip line and ATV tours. Explore the forest in a whole new way by whizzing through tree tops or rolling on four wheels.
Looking for a bit of relaxation? Then walk on over to the Treehouse Spa.

The spa features one meditation room and two treatment rooms for massages.
Stonewater Cove is the perfect blend of the rugged outdoors mixed with luxurious accommodation.