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Wisconsin Dells is Overflowing with Waterfront Rental Options

Cliffside Resort

Is there anything better than enjoying a sunset on the water? Enjoying that sunset from a Wisconsin Dells waterfront property!

With dozens of hotels, resorts, and rental properties along the Wisconsin River and on Lake Delton, “The Waterpark Capital of the World!®” is overflowing with waterfront accommodations. Whether you want a private room, cozy cabin, large lakeside home, or something with waterpark access, Wisconsin Dells area has the perfect setting for any waterside getaway.

Classic Waterfront Hotels and Lodges

If your vacation vision involves cabins, campfires, and canoes – or barbeques, beaches, and birch trees – we’ve got you covered! The Dells area has plenty of classic river- and lakeside accommodations for those who want a “water ‘n woods” type of escape.

  • Birchcliff Resort: Not too far from the action of downtown Wisconsin Dells is the peaceful setting of Birchcliff Resort. Guests can hike the beautiful trail to the beach, say “hi” to petting zoo goats, swim in the pool, and end the day with a calming campfire.
  • Cedar Lodge & Settlement: Cedar Lodge & Settlement features charming log cabins with river views - not to mention a sandy beach along the Wisconsin River.
  • Sandrift Resort: Relax in a family friendly lakeside setting! Sandrift Resort features a beach with two piers and a beach house – as well as sand volleyball, canoeing, bean bag and golf toss games, kids play area, barbeque grilling, and nightly campfires.
  • River’s Edge Resort: Find rustic charm along the banks of the beautiful Wisconsin River at River’s Edge Resort. Guests can choose between the log motel or 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom apartment units, all nestled into a riverside setting just two miles from the bustle of downtown!
  • Island Pointe Resort: Enjoy beautiful sunsets on Lake Delton at this fifteen-acre resort. Choose a cabin based on the size of your family, or stay at their villas. Amenities include heated outdoor pool, two sandy swimming beaches, and playground.

Group Getaway Spots

Got a large group? No problem! Take your pick of waterfront rental facilities that can sleep up to 20 guests and offer fun for the entire gang!

  • Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort: Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort offers jacuzzi suites and condos equipped for groups of up to 14. All units have access to the resort’s large, private sand beach on the shores of Lake Delton. Their outdoor pool and kiddie splash pad is a great place for mom and dad to relax, catch some rays, and enjoy the outdoors while the little ones play.
  • Lake Delton Waterfront Villas: Lake Delton Waterfront Villas offers rental units for up to 20 people, including cabins, cottages, and chalets. Guests here receive free admission to Kalahari Resort Waterparks.
  • Sand County Vacation Rentals: Sand County Vacation Rentals offers a variety of lakeside cottages, condos, and vacation homes with exquisite Wisconsin Dells waterfront views and all the comforts of home. Find the specific features and space needed for your group’s waterfront getaway!
  • Stay Wisconsin Dells: Stay Wisconsin Dells boasts five properties that sleep 12+ people, two of which are on Lake Delton – The Hideout and The Pool House. Both are ideal for anglers, as well as anyone looking to spend time on, near, or in the water!

Family with canoe on beach

Waterfront to Waterpark

Want to mix waterside relaxation with waterpark thrills? You can! Several Wisconsin Dells waterfront hotels feature their own indoor and outdoor waterparks, and/or free admission to other area waterparks and attractions.

  • Aloha Beach Resort: With heated indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, and whirlpools, visitors here are advised to bring multiple swimsuits! Not only does the resort feature Lake Delton’s largest sand beach, its guests also receive complementary admission to Land of Natura and Timbavati Wildlife Park.
  • Chula Vista Resort: You and your family can stroll along Chula Vistas Resort’s 1.5-mile Riverwalk and enjoy the beautiful views of towering Norway Pines and the Wisconsin River. Chula Vista Resort offers villas, condos, 600 hotel rooms and over 200,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor waterparks, including 27 waterslides! (Not to mention an 18-hole golf course and Kaminski’s Chop House restaurant.)
  • Cliffside Resort & Suites: Situated atop a sandstone cliff along the Lake Delton shoreline, Cliffside Resort & Suites offers lakeside picnic/bonfire areas, a boat pier, and heated indoor and outdoor pools. As if that’s not enough, guests also receive complementary passes to Noah’s Ark Waterpark!
  • The VUE – A Boutique Hotel: Just a short walk from downtown Wisconsin Dells, this boutique luxury hotel offers captivating views of the Upper Dells of the Wisconsin River from its riverfront rooms and outdoor dining deck. Visitors can also take advantage of the on-site restaurant, indoor and outdoor pools and complimentary admission to Land of Natura and Timbavati Wildlife Park.
  • Wilderness on the Lake: Wilderness on the Lake offers 2- or 3-bedroom units featuring two fireplaces, a 4-season room with Jacuzzi, full kitchen and in-unit laundry. While there is an indoor/outdoor waterpark on-site, free admission to all the Wilderness Resort Waterparks is also included in your stay (as well as free shuttle service to anywhere on the Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort grounds.)

Whether you’re looking for a classic Wisconsin Dells waterfront experience, the perfect place to host a group get-together or family reunion, or want to mix a world-class waterpark into your waterside vacation, the Wisconsin Dells area is awash in options!

Here is a list of Wisconsin Dells waterfront hotels and rentals that can help find your group’s happy harbor!

Updated: 06/07/2024

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