SHELL KNOB, Mo., Oct. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrate the season with hot cocoa, candy canes and twinkling lights amid acres of forest in southern Missouri.
Spend the holidays this year at Stonewater Cove Resort, a luxury retreat nestled in the enchanting Ozark Mountains, and be pampered with impeccable service, endless activities including a variety of outdoor adventures such as zip lines and ATV tours, as well as luxe accommodations.
Guests are immersed in the holiday spirit as soon as they approach this luxury Midwestern resort as thousands of twinkling lights illuminate the resort's stunning stone and wood lodge. With hand-carved doors, two grand stone fireplaces and a dining room with 22-feet tall ceilings, the beautifully designed Lodge greets all guests upon arrival, providing them with an unforgettable view of the quiet, clear waters of Table Rock Lake.
While you sip on a warm cup of hot chocolate or eggnog, our valet will take your luggage and escort you to your individually designed room or suite, each of which incorporates the indigenous beauty of the natural world into a spacious, peaceful space. Each room is adorned with aesthetically pleasing coffered ceilings, handsome dark wood floors, and custom-made driftwood furniture. While relaxing in the comfort of your room or suite, enjoy a view of the cove through the wooded shoreline, which is accessible by a scenic amble through short paths and water-lined gardens. Throughout the holidays, a bit of festive cheer will be added to each room with a nightly candy cane turndown.
Designed for advanced and beginning skill levels, the resort offers a world of adventurous activities to keep guests active. From zip-lines that will soar over the tree tops to ATV rides that bounce through the woods on handcrafted trails, guests can marvel at the nearly 500 acres of steep forest land, deep in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest. Test your coordination and aim by taking clay shooting lessons, or try your luck catching bass or blue gill from the resort's cove dock. Other all inclusive activities such as riding mountain bikes or hiking on an intricate network of over 20 miles of trails provide guests with a unique experience in the beautiful forest scenery. Finally, round out the day with a treatment from our in-room spa services menu, or simply roast a marshmallow for a nightcap of s'mores by the bonfire.
Add to your holiday festivities by visiting the lodge media room for a nightly showing of holiday classics from It's a Wonderful Life to National Lampoon's: Christmas Vacation. Watch these movies while cuddled up on a comfortable beanbag munching buttered popcorn and sipping hot cocoa. Retire to your room's deep jetted tub before falling sound asleep in a custom designed bed with alternative down comforters and high thread count sheets.
Stonewater Cove Resort and Club is located about four hours from Kansas City, MO; four and a half hours from St. Louis, MO; and six hours from Memphis, TN and Dallas, TX. The three nearest airports to the resort are Branson, MO (BKG), 70 minutes; Springfield, MO (SGF), 80 minutes, and Northwest Arkansas (XNA), 110 minutes.
Standard Inclusive Rates start at $437 per couple per night during the holiday season. Group discounts or customized stays may be available for larger parties such as family gatherings and corporate retreats. For more information about Stonewater Cove Resort and Club, or to make a reservation, visit the website at stonewatercove.com or call (800) 792-3956.
Nestled in Shell Knob, MO in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest, Stonewater Cove Resort and Club overlooks the clear, deep waters of Table Rock Lake, known as one of the clearest freshwater lakes in the world. Each of the resort's individually designed rooms features upscale amenities, custom made wood furniture and attractive coffered ceilings, with special touches that create an elegant, rustic ambiance. This nearly 500-acre outdoor playground offers endless ATV to hiking trails, luxurious boating excursions and adventure outings like zip-lines and a low ropes Chevron course. This luxury resort in Missouri was recently accepted into Small Luxury Hotels of the World, an exclusive group of more than 500 of the finest small independent hotels in more than 70 countries, and is a member of the prestigious Kiwi Collection.
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