Destination guide

Enjoy the Arkansas Ozarks in Holiday Island

With more shoreline than the state of California has coast, and the pretty sylvan valleys of the Arkansas Ozarks dominating all around, it's never a chore to visit Table Rock Lake. It's there, on the south-western edge of the water that Holiday Island makes its home, touting everything from handsome waterside lodges with verandahs, to stylish Holiday Island vacation rentals, to rickety residential cabooses on rusting railroad lines. Get ready for days of golfing, relaxing in the on-site pool, fishing, hunting, swimming, and just all-round wholesome enjoyment in the Arkansas outdoors.

Things to do

Rattlin' railroads and lakeside fun in Holiday Island

Table Rock Lake is the main attraction here, no question. You can bag Holiday Island vacation rentals on the shore of that snaking water, and be first out there on the kayaks and pontoons each morning. Other draws beckon between sessions of fishing and speed boating. Take the historic district of nearby Eureka Springs. It's a real must, where you can delve into a romantic Victorian railroad town, ride the heritage-rich North Arkansas Railway through the wooded Ozarks, or wonder at the chiseled cliffs and wildflower meadows at the Blue Spring Heritage Center.


Holiday Island lives up to its name

Holiday Island vacation rentals are the ticket to good old rest and relaxation, American style. Fishing pontoons, kayaks, hiking routes, and more all beckon on the banks of nearby Table Rock Lake. There are 27 holes of golf to get through – some challenging championship rated, others pitch-n-put for the whole family. There are swimming pools and tennis courts, too, not to mention real mountain-dweller games like horseshoe in the local recreation park. And that's not even mentioning the romantic Victorian towns nearby, where historic architecture and wedding venues await.


Enjoy the warm summer months in Holiday Island

Any destination with lake kayaking, woodland hiking, uber-romantic wedding venues, botanical gardens, and fishing trips on the menu is sure to lend itself to the warmer months of the year. Book a Holiday Island vacation rental on the edge of Table Rock Lake in the middle of the Arkansas Ozarks between May and September to get the best weather of the year for all those outdoor pursuits – or perhaps even for getting hitched. You could also hold off for fall, when the woodland forests herald in beautiful color changes for early October.

Natural features

Handsome Ozark landscapes around Holiday Island

Holiday Island sits perched up on the soft hills that encircle the whole shoreline of sprawling Table Rock Lake. One link in the chain of waters that snake through the Ozark mountains on the border between Arkansas and Missouri, its whole surroundings have the vibe of real American backcountry – thick forests that change colors with the seasons, babbling creeks, carved canyons, high cliffs. Just over the state border to the north-east is the Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, adding gushing waterfalls, reflective plunge pools, and horse riding trails to the mix.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Holiday Island

The nearest airport is in Branson, MO (BKG), located 31.2 mi (50.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Fayetteville, AR (XNA-Northwest Arkansas Regional), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Holiday Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 446 vacation rentals near Holiday Island. From 224 Houses to 142 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Holiday Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Holiday Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 224 Houses in Holiday Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Holiday Island include:

  • Cabins: 142 rentals available
  • Cottages: 142 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 142 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Holiday Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 118 vacation rentals with pool available in Holiday Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.