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Fontana Beach

Open Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Family Friendly - but wear water shoes

Didn't think it was worth $10/adult. $5kids. rocky sand, needs water shoes. clean, nice beach, also... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Small public beach

Within walking distance from The Abbey. Small, public beach. We visited on a Wednesday and it was... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Orland Park, Illinois
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  • Very good25%
  • Average44%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach”(3 reviews)
“abbey”(4 reviews)
“lifeguards”(2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Didn't think it was worth $10/adult. $5kids. rocky sand, needs water shoes. clean, nice beach, also has grass area for seating. People bring in large picnic coolers. It wasn't crowded, it was pleasant. But we enjoyed on the lake activities better that the beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lichtfamily
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Within walking distance from The Abbey. Small, public beach. We visited on a Wednesday and it was not crowded. The resort offers limited number of free passes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lmd6990
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The beach is very clean, the beathrooms and changing areas are well maintained and clean. That is all for positives. The entry fee is $10 for an adult and $5 for a child plus $2 for an hour of parking. The sand is course and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mirro_IL
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Our time at the beach was limited due to the weather. The beach offered changing and bathrooms for their guests. The beach was clean. Lifeguards were plentiful. The main desk staff weren’t the most welcoming, but they weren’t rude either. It does cost 10$ per...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank krb105
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We visit this beach whenever we stay at the Abbey Resort in the summner. Wonderful, clean beach. Attentive lifeguards, shady areas for picnic lunches.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Illinois1
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It was empty. Guess no one wants to swim when it's 40 degrees and windy. Looks nice though. brrrrrrr

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TJOswego
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Beach was beautiful with a view of the bay toward downtown Lake Geneva on a clear day. The beach also had life guards on duty.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JoseD4711
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The sand at Fontana beach is course and stains your clothing. It is within walking distance of the Abbey, but I would not recommend wearing a light colored bathing suit or trunks.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank A7085ACanthonys
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very nice beach on Lake Geneva: parking is a problem, but sand was plentiful and water was clean. We came with five children and they didn't even seem to notice the storm that rolled in and dropped cold rain on us all.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mawidzisz
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Fontana Beach was okay $8.00 per person seemed like a alot when we came in to beach at 3pm and it closed at 7 beach is clean not very big girls at desk not very friendly pool at the Abbey workers much nicer and cheerful...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Patricia W
29 July 2018|
Response from Illinois1 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen pets at Fontana Beach, so do not believe they are allowed.
28 May 2018|
Response from Illinois1 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any grills at the beach, but there are grills in the adjacent park, just a short distance away. I believe they open at 9am. You won't be disappointed.
8 July 2017|
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Response from Philipe S | Reviewed this property |
It is sandy for a little ways and then rocks, mostly small pebble-ish. Nothing serious. I like Fontana but prefer Williams Bay. Also I have a parking sticker for all Wisconsin state parks, $38 from the Wisconsin Department... More