There are times in life when a vacation booked for a high-energy destination is in the cards. There are other times when a secluded summer rental is the right choice. This year, consider taking a breath and a beat and enjoying the peace, tranquility, and opportunity that awaits in a secluded rental option. The following are just a few of the many reasons you’ll love a secluded rental near Gull Lake—don’t be surprised if it becomes your new favorite vacation mode!
Make the Most of Time in Nature
When life gets busy and stress builds, one of the best routes to resetting your internal sense of calm is to simply take time to get into nature. Booking a secluded rental for summer vacation is a great chance to immerse yourself in natural beauty and step away from triggers that keep tension levels high. As you take time to appreciate your surroundings and connect with the basics, you’ll be able to feel that stress melt away one beautiful view, hike, or stroll at a time.
Enjoy Quality Family Bonding Time
For all of the beauty a secluded rental for summer vacation offers up, it’s also a chance to unwind and spend some quality, uninterrupted time with your family. In an age of endless digital distractions, making the most of quality time with those you love is sometimes easier said than done. Booking a stay that keeps you away from the daily grind, responsibilities, and maybe even the phone is a great way to reconnect with family and enjoy each other’s company. Scenic surroundings also provide endless options for fun activities that can be enjoyed together as a group. From family walks to time on the water, your secluded summer rental is a gateway to refocusing on spending that much-needed time together.
Take an Opportunity to Reset the Mind and Body Without Distractions
Despite what the ads may tell you, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to attend a high-profile yoga or meditation retreat when you can get the same results by booking a secluded summer vacation rental of your very own. Many group yoga and meditation retreats are designed to help participants enjoy time away and a chance to focus on the internal without external distractions; that’s exactly what a secluded vacation rental can provide! Consider booking a stay this summer that offers up peaceful surroundings far from any bustling city centers. Here, you can enjoy time meditating, practicing yoga, and reconnecting with yourself in the same way you would if you were to reserve your place at a retreat.
Find Inspiration Away from the Crowds
If you’re a traveler who also happens to be an artist dealing with any type of creative block, booking a stay in a secluded rental could be the answer you’ve been searching for. Sometimes, a new destination, peaceful scenery, and a chance to reflect stress-free is all it takes to open the creative floodgates once again. Even if you’re not having any type of writer’s or artist’s block, a secluded stay could offer up some unexpected inspiration that you can carry home with you and include in your next creative project!
You’ll Be Able to Focus on Hobbies You Love
Life is full of distractions. There are a million reasons to focus on work and responsibilities and put those hobbies and activities we’re actually passionate about on the back burner. When you book a secluded vacation rental in the summer, you’ll have an opportunity to reverse that pattern for once! Taking time out of a busy schedule to focus on those activities you love is refreshing and revitalizing. Feel free to make it a stay where you spend time practicing an instrument, listening to music, reading, writing, or exploring the great outdoors. As long as it’s something you’re passionate about, it’s worth your while.
You’ll Be Doing Something Different, and That’s a Good Thing
Breaking out of the routine from time to time is important for personal growth. If you’re a person that tends to stick to rigid schedules, making time to book a stay in a secluded vacation rental where there is no to-do list involved could be an amazing and new experience for you! Getting outside of your comfort zone is a good way to see what else you might enjoy. If you’re someone who always books vacations to bustling city centers, changing things up with a secluded and scenic stay could be a good way to dig a bit deeper and enjoy something new on every level. Give it a try!
Book Your Gull Lake Getaway Today
When you’re ready to turn your Gull Lake getaway plans into a reality, the team at Gull Lake Beach Resorts is here to help. Reach out today to learn more about our many rental property options in the area. We can’t wait to see you in Minnesota soon!
The four-seasons environment of Minnesota makes it the perfect destination no matter what time of year you need to get away, since no two visits will ever be the same. The decision to head to Minnesota may not be difficult, but you’ll need to plan where to go, the fun you’ll have with family and friends, and where to stay. Gull Lake, nestled between Brainerd and Baxter, Minnesota is an option that will leave you with unforgettable memories, and choosing it means you’ll be close to everything you want to do. When you search for the perfect place to stay, you’ll want something that reflects the fun, excitement, and relaxation you look forward to.
Bay Colony Unit 775 is a 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom Gull Lake house rental with room for up to 10 guests. The standalone cabin means you won’t have to worry about disturbing upstairs neighbors, and you’ll have plenty of space to spread out and relax however you want. Everyone in the group will feel like they’ve stepped into a home away from home while also being just steps from the water and close to all the restaurants, shops, Gull Lake fun, and attractions you’ve come to experience.
Guest looking to relax in style on their visit to Gull Lake will find all they desire in Bay Colony Unit 775. Stylish furnishings and finishes can be found throughout, in bedrooms as well as living spaces. Bay Colony Unit 775 is just steps away from the water and sandy shore of Gull Lake. Enjoy being close to exciting activities, bars, shops, and countless other attractions of Gull Lake and the surrounding area to keep you busy during your stay.
The calm green tones of this Gull Lake house rental reflect peace and tranquility the moment you arrive and are a contrast to the bright white trim around windows and doors. A beautifully manicured lawn and mature trees and shrubs surrounding the home make for a beautiful show of everything Minnesota has to offer year-round. You’ll want to spend most of your time outside, especially at the bricked patio with fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chair seating for eight. Grill up the catch of the day or another favorite meal on the nearby stainless steel grill and enjoy it at the picnic table just outside your door. Further down the patio area is another fire pit with two chairs for lounging near the flames. A small, landscaped area separates this area from the sand and water of Gull Lake. Build sandcastles with the kids, take turns burying each other in the sand, or use one of the multiple adjustable-back lounge chairs facing the water so you can soak up the sun and work on your tan or watch the sun set over the horizon. Splash around in the water, or if you rented a boat, moor it at the property’s dock for quick access whenever you want to cruise the water.
Step into home the moment you step through the front door. Move forward into the large open living space full of natural light from plenty of large windows. First you enter the kitchen and dining area, decorated in neutral tones and dark wood floors in the dining space and tile in the kitchen. The home chef of the group will love the fully equipped kitchen featuring all stainless steel appliances and plenty of cupboard space for all the tools and ingredients needed for a delicious home-cooked meal. A kitchen island features granite counters that match the counters in the rest of the kitchen and plenty of prep space. The dining space is clearly defined by dark wood floors and features a large area rug in shades of browns, tans, and green. A wood dining set includes seating for six. Relax after the meal or sit with morning coffee as the sun pours in through the windows of the octagon-shaped cozy living area. The brick fireplace is painted white is the focal point of the room and stands out against neutral-colored walls. Look toward the deeply coffered ceiling and the dark green feature area that brings in the green showcased throughout the rest of the living spaces. Carpeted floors host a dark-colored leather couch and chair, as well as matching wood coffee table and end tables.
When it’s time for rest and relaxation, head to one of the private bedrooms. The master suite features a king size bed, chest of drawers and closet for all of your things. In the closet you’ll also find a programmable safe for your valuables as well as provided hangers and a suitcase rack. The master suite is also handicap friendly. There is minimal furniture in the way so you can navigate around the area with ease. A large bathroom plays host to a large, handicap friendly shower stall. There is plenty of space to wheel into the stall, and there are grab bars installed on two walls. A large, padded seat is available on the third wall so you can sit comfortably while you wash. A handheld shower head with extra-long hose allows you to wash and rinse with little problem. The shower curtain hung on a tension rod over the stall means no need to navigate doors either. The expansive vanity counter holds a single sink. The second bedroom features a king bed and a twin-size bed with a shared night table. A dresser and closet give space for all your things and a flat screen TV atop the dresser keeps occupants entertained before bed. The room has an en suite bathroom that features tub/shower combo with shower curtain and single sink vanity with plenty of storage for your personal items. The third bedroom is upstairs and features a queen bed and a twin bed with shared night table. The vaulted ceiling boasts a fan to help keep the air moving. The en suite bath features a tub/shower combo with framed-glass surround and hinged door.