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Quiet Relaxation on a Private Minnesota Lake!

Five Lakes Resort offers a rare Minnesota vacation experience that truly highlights nature's quiet side. The resort is located on Lake Five, close to Detroit Lakes, and offers a true retreat from the hustle and bustle. No motorized boats are allowed on the private lake, so the water is crystal clear, never overcrowded and great for fishing! A serene beach awaits for ultimate outdoor relaxation. The resort is ideal for family vacations with games, hiking, biking or visiting Fair Hills, the sister property where you have full use of its added amenities. Each cabin is spaced to ensure privacy during your Minnesota lake vacation and features granite fireplaces, wraparound decks and a beautiful Northwoods d├ęcor. Come discover what makes this Northern Minnesota retreat just so calm and comforting.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 11 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Detroit Lakes
  • Nearby Water Lake Five
  • Open Dates May 1 to Oct 9


Summer is the perfect time to plan a beachfront getaway at Five Lakes Resort in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Conveniently located on the shores of Lake Five, you'll have easy to sandy beach fun. Bake sure to bring your fishing pole along and you may be able to cast a line directly from the shore for black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, and northern pike! Or, just spend your days soaking in the sun.


Bring your family to this nature-filled Minnesota getaway, and rediscover the outdoors in pure comfort. Five Lakes Resort accommodations are ideal for indoor games, and there are plenty of trails for hiking and biking. Shopping is in nearby Vergas. Or, visit Fair Hills for live entertainment and more!


Don't limit yourself to one season when planning the perfect family reunion. At Five Lakes Resort, you'll find a wide variety of activities for all ages and for every season. During the summer months your group can go hiking on miles of trails, fishing for northern pike, walleye and a wide variety of panfish, or swimming at the sand beach. Winter brings activities like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and broom ball!


Plan a beautiful Northern Minnesota wedding at Five Lakes Resort- perfect for any season! A stunning natural setting makes for the perfect backdrop for those sacred vows. Your guests will love the cozy and comfortable accommodations and you'll have everything you need for the perfect day, onsite! Inquire and let the staff at Five Lakes Resort help plan your dream wedding today!


With plenty of walking and hiking trails all around, Five Lakes Resort is literally surrounded by wildlife including deer, beavers, muskrats and more for your Minnesota nature getaway. It's also a terrific place for birdwatching - you may even see some of the splendid eagles which make this area home.


The 400-acre private lake is just the start for your Minnesota fishing adventure at Five Lakes. The resort provides 14-foot aluminum boats, life jackets, depth finders and a fish cleaning house for all of your angling needs. Lake Five is a great place to land a northern pike or walleye. Or, fish any of the 400 local western Minnesota lakes.


While the private lakefront surroundings of Five Lakes Resort are ideal for couples, the cabins are as well - each is spaced far from the next, so you can create your very own private getaway among nature. Five Lakes is ideal for Minnesota romance. This is also a terrific place to go for a honeymoon surrounded by northwoods beauty!


Situated on the shoreline with a sandy beach, the Five Lakes resort overlooks Lake Five, 400 acres of motorless fun and relaxation. There are plenty of northern pike and walleye in Lake Five, while many people prefer just to sit by its side and soak up the sun. Here is privacy, peace and plenty of waterside rejuvenation.


Five Lakes Resort presents a quiet yet exciting getaway for your Minnesota honeymoon. Located alongside the beautiful Lake Five, you can enjoy the breathtaking views from your private cabin and just be steps from the fun. Enjoy strolls on the shore, go out fishing, and much more! Head to Fair Hills for some live entertainment, or just enjoy the comfort of your cozy cabin accommodations!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Ten beautiful Minnesota cabins line the private shore of the scenic Lake Five, perfect for peace and quiet. These are spectacular log-style homes, with imaginative design, modern kitchens, decks, porches, and serene lake views. Some of Five Lakes Resort cabins have lofts, or choose one with a private dock.

Additional Information

  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Fitness Programs
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
Languages Spoken
  • English

Plan your next group event at Five Lakes Resort.

Five Lakes Resort is a fabulous Minnesota getaway for families, friends, and couples! Inquire now about your next Minnesota group vacation and let them help make it special!

For more information please call +1 (800) 323 - 2849 or Send Inquiry.

Food & Beverage Averages

Plated Dinner $18-27
Dinner Buffet $18-27
2-hr Open Bar $10-15 per person

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Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 60.3 miles
  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 51.7 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 94.7 miles

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

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