Tan-Tar-A Resort overlooks the shores of Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks, popular with boaters and swimmers in warmer months.
No matter the weather, you can swim at the onsite Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark. It has water slides, a lazy river, a 21-seat whirlpool, and a three-story treehouse with a tipping bucket. One of this Getaway’s options includes admission for four.
Up to four vacationers can fit comfortably in a two-double room. Each room features a cable TV, a refrigerator, and a coffeemaker.
You can fill your day with bowling at Tan-Tar-A Lanes or playing more than 40 games at the Bear’s Den Arcade.
Tee off on the 18-hole The Oaks golf course—which hosted the 1994 PGA Club Pro Championship—and the 9-hole Hidden Lakes course.
Onsite dining options range from a breakfast buffet at Black Bear Lodge Restaurant to upscale steak and seafood at Windrose. One of this Getaway’s options includes a nightly $50 dining credit.
You can head to the marina to rent pontoons, ski boats, and fishing boats.
Osage Beach, Missouri: Lake of the Ozarks Recreation
Smack dab in the center of Missouri—and less than a three-hour drive from Saint Louis and Kansas City—Lake of the Ozarks is a happening destination. In warmer months, pontoons, speedboats, and fishing boats share aquatic real estate and swimmers and picnickers frolic on the lake’s sandy shores. Situated on a peninsula, the quaint town of Osage Beach juts out into the Lake of the Ozarks. A popular nighttime attraction in Osage Beach is Main Street Music Hall, which hosts a trio of family-friendly musical performances, including “Reelin’ in the Years,” a tribute to music of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.
There are two nearby state parks worth exploring. At Ha Ha Tonka State Park, you can hike up to the bluff where the stone ruins of an early 20th-century castle built by a Kansas City businessman remain. At Lake of the Ozarks State Park, groups tour the subterranean chamber known as Ozark Caverns. The cave’s geological highlight is Angel Showers, where a perpetual flow of water seems to descend straight out of the solid rock ceiling. Keep an eye out for the cave’s inhabitants: four species of bats and salamanders, including the rare grotto salamander.
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What You Get
Stay for four in a two-double resort complex room
Select option includes a nightly $50 dining credit, valid on-site for breakfast, lunch, or dinner
Select option includes unlimited waterpark admission per stay for four (for 1-night stays, passes are valid for date of check-in and date of check-out)
Dates into December
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
Cancellation policy: 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
Additional fees: $10 daily resort fee added at purchase.
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed.
Two championship golf courses
Indoor water park
Spa and salon
The Fine Print
Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 21 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points. $10 daily resort fee added at added purchase.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Two-Double Resort Complex Room
Two double beds
Standard occupancy: 4
Maximum occupancy: 5
Adding occupants above standard: no additional charge
Check in: 4 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.
Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap-accessibility requests or options.
Room upgrades: upgrades may be available by calling the hotel or at check-in for an additional cost.
Nearest airports: Columbia Regional Airport (COU; 72 miles) and Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF; 95 miles)
Distance from Columbia, MO: 84 miles
Many of the recreational activities at Tan-Tar-A Resort are seasonal, and are not open year-round. Some activities have limited hours, or are not open weekdays August–December.
the customer service was wonderful. They changed our initial room to a room on the lake. loved it.
Rita A. ·
June 11, 2017
The whole area was beautiful. Nice lakeside areas, good restaurants, fun things to do like mini golf and ping pong. We had a great time!
Jacob R. ·
May 21, 2017
Although they are not an all inclusive resort (meaning all activities on the resort are included with hotel stay) everything is right there on the resort and no real reason to leave unless going to do shopping or something. Fun and the people/staff were very nice and friendly!
May 18, 2017
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