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Choctaw Lodge Retreat

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Deck of the main lodge.....a beautiful place to sit and enjoy the river and fire in the fire pit
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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11 reviews
Deck of the main lodge.....a beautiful place to sit and enjoy the river and fire in the fire pit
View of the main deck with fire pit
One of many swings to enjoy on property with a maganificent view of the river
View of the river from the garden
Relax and enjoy the river from the screened in porch of the guest house
The master bedroom of the guest house offers a view of the river
Relax with a book while viewing the river from the window seats of the guest house
One of two bathrooms in the guest house
A comfortable living room opens into the kitchen and dining room
The cozy guest bedroom fit for a princess
View of the ktichen and dining room
The grounds are perfect for weddings and private parties
Another private party in April, 2011
A perfect romantic get away for this couple celebrating the upcoming birth of their first baby!
Enjoy a private guided tour aboard our houseboat, 'Choctaw Lady'
A view from the garden
An old fashion swing hangs from a tree on the side of the main lodge
View from a small garden on the grounds
one of many hammocks on property for resting and napping
A magnificent sunset photo taken from one of the Choctaw Lodge docks
A white egret offers many opportunities for a beautiful photo moment
Enjoy a sunset cruise aboard the skiff 'River Runner' with our resident dogs, Gracie and Annie
There are many opportunities to view the wildlife on the Choctawhatchee River
Fall is a great Season to enjoy the beauty of the Choctawhatchee River
Flowers in the wild add to this magnificent area of Florida
One of many areas to visit by canoe or kayak
Flowers abound on and off property
Go back in time with 2000 year old cypress trees
An alligator rests on a log while enjoying the peace and quiet of the river
Discover hidden natural springs for swimming on a hot summer day
Canopy Lake is another favorite area to visit simply for its shear beauty
Choctaw Lodge Retreat is a favorite destination for nature lovers and birders
There is always a photo opportunity on the Choctawhatchee River
Lily pads on the Choctawhatchee River
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Overview
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Destin, Florida
Choctaw Lodge Retreat is a unique Bed and Breakfast located on the banks of the Choctawhatchee River. This beautiful river front property is secluded, private and quiet. Ideal for a romantic getaway or for nature lovers in search of the "off the beaten path" retreat. Enjoy a five star breakfast daily, canoe and kayak exploring the river's beauty. You will see wild birds such as hawks, eagles, egrets and herons as well as alligators and rare views of sturgeons along with discovering 2000 year old cypress trees. Swim in natural hidden springs and picnic on a sandbar. Although secluded and private, Chocataw Lodge is only 25 minutes away from Panama City Beach and 30 minutes away from Destin/Seaside. We offer massage therapy and yoga classes upon request. With two guest houses on property, you will have the privacy of the... Read more
About the Owner, Kathryn H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 2 properties
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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Management response:

Thank you Latavia for such a wonderful review! We can't wait for you to come back! By then, I will have perfected my new recipe, Monte Christo Breakfast Casserole!

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Paula D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

It was our 32nd anniversary and what a treat a slice of paradise next to the river. Ron and Kathryn Hardy are very nice people who run the Choctaw Lodge. The main Lodge is the Gathering for the delicious breakfast Katheryn is an amazing cook. Her bread pudding ,cheese grits, quiche and cheesy potatoes and much more are to die...

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Management response:

Thank you so much Tony and Paula for staying with us here at Choctaw Lodge Retreat! We are looking forward to seeing you again, in the near future! Ron and Kathryn

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David B
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

I Must start this review by saying the place is awesome!! the owners, wonderful people! their dogs are just as nice. the breakfast every morning served up whatever time you wish was also done very nicely food was prepared fresh every morning and was not just your everyday breakfast either! something really good and different each day. deep in the...

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Management response:

Thank you so much David for your lovely review! We have missed you all for breakfast since you left. Annie and Gracie do too! Hope you will return soon! Ron and Kathryn

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
You must be 25 years old or older to rent this property. Weddings and special events are available at an additional charge.
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US$1,374
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Maximum occupancy is six persons. Children 12 years and younger stay for free. 229.00 per night for two people includes breakfast. 199.00 per night for two people is without breakfast. $50.00 per day, per person for additional guests.
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About the neighbourhood
Although secluded, Choctaw Lodge Retreat is only 25 minutes from Panama City Internation airport, 25 minutes from Panama City Beach and 30 minutes from Destin/Seaside.
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