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Amenities at Ideal Beach Resort

Ideal Beach Resort knows just how to get our guests out of their rooms and having fun. The following list details the full array of amenities located on the resort that will have the whole family begging to stay outside just five minutes longer.

All amenitites are available to--and limited to--guests of Ideal Beach Resort and are available at minimal to no cost. Please call the office at 1-800-634-1018 or visit The Store at Ideal Beach Resort for full details. 

Click Here to see where the amenities are located on the resort. 

Watercraft Rental by Epic Recreation

Launching from the marina located directly on the resort, Epic Recreation provides guests with every small watercraft need. Rentals include sea-doos, speed boats, paddleboats, paddle boards and more. Allow us to help you put Bear Lake to good use with the convienently located rental shack and all the water equipment you will need. Visit Epic Recreation's website for more information.

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Beach Access

Ideal Beach Resort is one of the only resorts located directly on the shore of Bear Lake. Children bring shovels and buckets to collect seashells, build sandcastles, and play on the shore. Parents enjoy relaxing on towels or beach chairs as the subtle tide comes in. Our spacious beaches are perfect for taking evening walks with a loved one, watching the sunset, or simply feeling the sand between your toes. In any case, it is the perfect place to create fond memories

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Sports and Games

For our sports lovers, the resort offers outdoor and indoor tennis courts and pickle ball courts and an outdoor basketball court with six hoops. Each court features regulation nets and dimensions. Several volleyball standards are located on the lawn around the resort, as well as a beach volleyball court and horseshoe pits in the sand. Ping-pong tables and giant size and regular sized chess boards are located on the deck of the The Store. The Store offers free rentals of tennis balls, rackets, pickle balls and rackets, basketballs, volleyball nets, volleyballs, horseshoes, ping-pong balls and paddles, and chess pieces.

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Pools, Hot Tubs, and Saunas


Not only is the beach "ideal" at Ideal Beach Resort, but we also take pride in our other aquatic options. Our heated pools, hot tubs, dry saunas, water slides, diving board, and more provide the perfect alternative to supplement the beautiful Bear Lake. 

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Miniature Golf

These 18 holes include loopty-loops, secret tunnels, rotating bowling pins, and fun for the entire family. Miniature golf is centrally located and available to guests during high season. Games are $2 per person of any age or buy an 11 game pass for $20.  Purchase game tickets at The Store.

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Green Space

Ideal Beach Resort offers acres of green space for any activity you can imagine. Perfect for a game of soccer, frisbee, volleyball, or croquet, there is enough grass for everyone. All units offer easy access and an unrestricted view of the lawn, so watchful parents can keep an eye on their children at play. 

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Reunion Center

Ideal Beach Resort offers the Reunion Center as a space to gather the whole family under one roof. Our Reunion Center can hold up to 120 guests, and comes equipped with tables, chairs, restrooms, a piano, and a full kitchen. Rent it for a half day for $62.50 + tax or a full day for $124.95 + tax. Reservations can be made at the time you book accomodations or by calling 1-800-634-1018.  Payment is due upon reservation.

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Activity Center

One of the most popular attractions for our younger guests is the Activity Center. There, kids are instructed on how to construct, design, and decorate crafts and creative projects. Our energetic staff are sure to provide a great time for children of all ages. The Activity Center is available during high season, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Sundays and holidays. Drop by the Activity Center anytime between 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to make a variety of crafts, including t-shirts with iron-on letters, tye-dyeing t-shirts, decorating picture frames, making charm bracelets and bead buddies, wooden crafts, ceramics and much more. 

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The Store: Ice Cream Parlor and Gift Shop

The Store at Ideal Beach Resort serves as the central hub for all activities on the resort. The Store and gift shop offers famous Farr's ice cream, a soda fountain, t-shirts, sweatshirts, swim suits, towels, hats, flip-flops, groceries, toothbrushes, sunscreen, and any replacement for those things that were supposed to make it into your suitcase, but didn't. There are comfortable seating areas where guests can enjoy free wireless internet, and a free lending library full of books.  

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The Ideal Beach Resort playground is located on warm Bear Lake sand. The playground features 2 large swing sets as well as many slides and different types of equipment to run around and climb on. Adults can play with their little ones or relax on benches nearby. Bring your children and leave it to their imaginations to create an epic adventure!

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BBQ and Picnic Areas

For all you s’more and barbecue lovers, Ideal Beach Resort has barbecue grills, fire pits and picnic tables spread around the resort so your family can enjoy an outdoor meal together. Bring your roasting sticksmarshmallows, picnic chairs, hot dogs, and hamburgers and enjoy sitting in the shade, sharing a meal with a loved one.  Both charcoal and propane grills are available for use.  See The Store for more details.

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