The Resorts of Lake Berryessa
Visit one of the Lake Berryessa resorts when you take a day off from wineries and restaurants and want some outdoor fun and exercise!
Markley Cove Resort, at the south end of Lake Berryessa is the first resort on the way to the lake from Winters, California. It is only a few minutes by boat or car to Monticello Dam and offers a convenience store, food service, marina, boat and jet ski rentals, boat gasoline, bait, and fishing licenses, among others. 800-242-6287.
Pleasure Cove Marina offers a variety of overnight tent and RV camping, restaurant, marina, convenience store, and cabin and houseboat rentals. Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs, just 45 minutes from Napa Valley, Lake Berryessa is an ideal location for your Forever Houseboat getaway. Mild temperatures in the summer make it perfect for water sports, fishing, camping, wildlife viewing, or just simply sitting back and releasing the cares of the everyday. The grassy hills surrounding Lake Berryessa are dotted with oak and Manzanita and provide excellent opportunities for spotting eagles, hawks, deer, and even wild turkey. Up above, you may spot great blue heron, snow geese, and loons. 707-966-9606 (http://goberryessa.com/)
Steele Park Resort is a year round resort with full accommodations for the family. Motel and cottages offer swimming pool and championship tennis courts with spectacular views of the lake's shore. Harbor Cove, the hub of activity, has a restaurant, bar, general store and full service marina, open from 7:00 a.m. 7 days a week, year round. The Boat House Restaurant & Bar offers a spectacular view of the lake along with its tantalizing good food. Steele Park Resort also rents a patio boats and jet skis to explore the many coves along the lake's shore. 800-522-2123. (www.steelepark.com)