Lakes Area Newest

Family Resort Featuring 6 Fully Furnished Rooms

Things to do. Places to see.

Come Check Us Out and see what the Lakes area has to offer

  • Bike Trail
  • Spillway/Spillway Drive In
  • Gilbert Park
  • Memorial Park/Splash pad
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Bus, Truck and Boat parking
  • Close to Arnolds Park Amusement Park
  • Shopping choices to numerous to mention
  • Orleans Public Beach
  • Isthmus Park
  • Boat Launch
  • Close to Arnolds Park, Several Golf courses
  • Summer Theatre
  • A fun and exciting night life in town or Arnolds Park
  • Fishing/Ice fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Winter Games
  • and numerous other activities in the lakes area

About Big Spirit Resort

Your Iowa Great Lakes destination.

Our main goal is to satisfy our guests with a meaningful stay. We are looking forward to being the #1 choice of valued guests and hope you come and stay with us in the future.

Our mission at the Big Spirit Resort is to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests by delivering excellent service with rooms that are clean and comfortable. We thrive on bringing you a memorable experience in a setting surrounded by the beauty nature has to offer us.

Bring your poles and boat! You have access to Ainsworth Beach with a extra-large boat dock. We also have plenty of space to park trucks, boats, snowmobiles, 4 wheelers, etc.


*Nonrefundable deposit of the first night rate of ea room booked will be charged at time of reservation.
*Check-in time is anytime after 3PM to 6PM. If you need to check in at a later or earlier time please call. *Check out time is 10:30AM.
*We require a 2 night minimum stay for the summer season and the weeks surrounding Walleye Weekend, Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th, Winter Games Weekend.
*Rates are subject to state and local taxes and are subject to change
*Special rates apply to certain weeks and weekends.
Upon checking out keys can be left in room. There is a $10 fee for lost keys.
*An extra rate of $20.00 may apply to late check-outs, please ask.
*Offenders will be removed from the premises and charged the full stay.
* Rooms must be quiet and respectful of other guest during the hours 11pm-5am.
*Our towels are not used for beach towels, please bring your own.
*Absolutely No Smoking or Vaping Inside; designated outdoor smoking areas are available. There is a $500.00 fine for anyone smoking in rooms.
*Authorities will be notified for any illegal substances!!!
*Any damage to resort property, whether accidental or willful, is the responsibility of the registered guest for each particular room. Any costs associated with repairs and/or replacement will be charged to the credit card of the registered guest.
*Additional cleanings fees will be charged for room left in disarray.
*Cleaning fish is prohibited in our resort.
*DO NOT wear spikes on our floors. There will be a $500.00 damage fee for any damages occurred.
*No subletting out your room to others.
*We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
*Items left behind will be held for 14 days before discarded.
The return of items left behind will be charged to the credit card on file.
*Rates/policies are subject to change and vary during high impact periods and special requests.
*Please call 712-336-6989 if you need to cancel.
*Early departures, no shows are nonrefundable and charged full price plus tax.
*Each room has a maximum number of total guests. If you exceed this number you will be charge additional amount per exceeded guest.
*More than 30 days cancellation notice required during the following:
weeks surrounding Walleye Weekend, Memorial Day, The weeks surrounding Labor Day, July 4th and Winter Games Weekend.
*Full price will be charged if 30 day notice is not obtained.
*One night stay charged if cancelled anytime throughout the year.
*Prices are subject to change.
*Cancellations after 72 hours you will be charged the full stay
*No subletting out your room to others.
*Big Spirit Resort has the right to refuse anyone.


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