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A Kentucky Fishing and Boating Extravaganza!

The peaceful Shawnee Bay Resort offers 15 wooded acres surrounded by three sides of the famous Kentucky Lake. Boasting a private full-service marina and rental boats onsite, spend the day freshwater fishing for bass, crappie, and bluegill, or just take leisurely cruise! Then, retreat back to the peninsula for the night in one of Shawnee's lakeside cottages, each featuring porches and sun decks just feet from the water's edge! In addition, there's great restaurant, shopping, park, and golf course options nearby for those itching for time away from the lake.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 14 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Benton
  • Nearby Water Kentucky Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Perfect for relaxing and taking in the beautiful views of the surroundings, Shawnee Bay Resort boasts a very sizable "sandcastle" beach on the shores of Lake Kentucky. Mold a sandcastle and soak in some rays as you admire the beauty of the vast lake. Patios and chairs on the edges of the beach make it the ideal spot for a family picnic.


Shawnee Bay Resort offers the perfect family summer lakes getaway on Kentucky Lake. With tons of fun available to keep everyone occupied -- fishing, sailing, power boating, playground, and much more -- it's never a dull moment at Shawnee. Explore the vast lake to feed that urge of adventure or kick back and relax on the property's large "sandcastle" beach.


Fish for bass, crappie, white bass, catfish, sauger, bluegill, or catfish on the acclaimed Kentucky Lake. Shawnee Bay Resort also provides fishing licenses, professional guides, freezer service, topographical maps, ice, live and artificial bait, tackle, souvenirs, a weigh station, launch ramp, and much more! Come experience some of the best year-round fishing on Kentucky Lake!


Looking to get away for a bit and hit the links during your next lakes getaway? Luckily, Shawnee Bay Resort is a mere five-minute drive from two different golf courses, one of which was designed by Arnold Palmer. For more options, there are an additional seven golf courses within a 30-minute's drive from the resort.


Famed for being one of the best year-round fishing spots in the country, Kentucky Lake is a huge draw for Shawnee Bay Resort guests. The onsite private full-service marina offers fishing boats and motors, luxury pontoon boats by Bennington and Sedona, 17-foot fishing boats, single or double wide covered slips with electric for battery charging, and gasoline. Make the lake your playground!


Reconnect with nature during your retreat to Shawnee Bay Resort. Fishing opportunities away on Kentucky Lake, or feel free to take a leisurely stroll around the peninsula. Explore the nearby and beautiful Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Accommodations at Shawnee Bay Resort consist of 12 cottages rentals, additional home rental "The Teton," and "The Lodge." The Cottages are situated on the shoreline of the lake among large Oak and Hickory trees, and feature screened porches or sun decks as close as 110 feet from lake's shore. All lodging units are stocked with fully-equipped kitchens and all the modern comforts on would expect on a vacation.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
  • Fishing Guides
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Nearest Airports

  • Barkley Regional Airport (PAH) / 34.9 miles
  • Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) / 89 miles
  • Owensboro Daviess County Airport (OWB) / 82.9 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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