Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Lake Monroe, Indiana

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Known as the largest land-bound body of water in Indiana, Lake Monroe is a wonderful place where you can engage in recreational activities. Whether you wish to celebrate the arrival of spring season by camping near the pristine lake or indulge in leisure activities, such as fishing and boating, Lake Monroe has something for everyone. With three exquisite public beaches, it also makes for an ideal picnic date. The place witnesses a huge number of family vacationers who flock here to unwind on its white sandy beaches or simply enjoy a hassle-free holiday at one of its log cabins. If you have a beach vacation on your mind, read on and know about the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Lake Monroe, Indiana.

1. Contemporary home with lake views (from USD 315)

This property boasts a contemporary decor and takes you miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is nestled over 40 acres (16.2 hectares) of woods and comes with uninterrupted lake views for guests to enjoy. While staying here, you can expect a lot of privacy and comfort with the place’s convenient location. The place keeps you away from the chaos but allows you to be close to everything that Bloomington has to offer. With a fully equipped kitchen, outdoor sitting area, and other amenities, this cute holiday home serves as an ideal escape for families.

Bloomington Lake-View home on 40 secluded acres
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
197 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen with most amenities
apple tv was helpful and wifi
the beds were comfy the fireplace was cozy and the view was so beautiful and peaceful
the sheets pillows and mattresses were so nice and comfortable
3 bedroom 2 bath very nice kitchen grill available for use and great outdoor space
Cleanliness:
clean towels are well stocked
clean updated and comfortable
was very clean and clearly well kept
it was clean and well kept
the house was very clean and comfortable
Host:
nick is a great host
nick is an awesome host and responded quickly to questions
the host is responsive and helpful
host was very helpful and responsive
host is really attentive and helpful
Location:
very quiet and relaxing location
perfect brown county getaway in close proximity to bloomington
there are some awesome hiking areas close by
absolutely one of the best experiences great location great space
very quiet and secluded but close enough to bloomington for good dinner options
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2. Spacious cabin for family and friends (from USD 150)

This enticing home is 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from Lake Monroe. It features two bedrooms with large windows, an elevated porch, and spectacular interiors. The property sits on 17 wooded acres (6.9 hectares) and serves as an ideal spot to relax with your family and friends. Since it’s just a short drive away from several popular restaurants and shopping centres, it acquaints you with the zealous vibe of Bloomington. It is also beautifully designed with its open-plan layout. You will be greeted by the fresh breeze every morning, and you will get to have the entire cabin to yourself throughout your stay.

Log Home on 17 acres
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
193 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and my husband was impressed with the wifi speed
the cabin is comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen
it was well equipped with toys and activities for kids (and a foosball table )
the property is so beautiful and the cabin's decor is comfortable and inviting
Cleanliness:
super nice and clean
we loved this place it was clean comfortable and carrie was great with her communication
the place was clean well-appointed and private
this is such a beautiful cabin it was very clean
carrie provides helpful recommendations and the cabin was cozy clean and comfortable
Host:
host was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions
also the host was great and really responsive
hosts were very communicative and responsive
carrie is a great host and emailed/texted me information
expect to see deer turkeys and more the host is very nice and accommodating
Location:
perfect hideaway great location secluded but close enough to local eateries/stores
great location peaceful and quiet but really convenient to town
great wooded location and peaceful
it was close to town but yet far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet
this is such a great find in the middle of bloomington it’s tucked away but still close to town
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3. Historic retreat with a well-equipped kitchen (from USD 176)

Just a stone’s throw away from Lake Monroe, this property presents the perfect blend of history and modernity. The one-bedroom hideaway not only captivates guests with its romantic vibe but also with its list of amenities that ensure a comfortable and pleasant stay. With fishing, boating, and swimming opportunities nearby, you will never have a dull moment. When staying indoors, you will have a wide array of activities to choose from, such as cooking a delectable meal or unwinding in the living area while watching TV.

Historic Hideaway by Lake Monroe Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
254 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
this space was beautifully remodeled with a wonderfully functional kitchen and a comfortable sleeping area
very comfortable with modern decor in an old church
fully equipped kitchen like i would have my own
(very nice full kitchen bathroom bedroom space and plenty of space to stretch out and relax
especially with the state of the world i felt very comfortable and safe
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and modern
very clean very open
such a great find peaceful clean and warm space
plenty of towels clean white sheets for the bed and a spacious shower
very clean and the attention to detail is second to none
Host:
our host was very responsive and helpful
brook was responsive to our questions about the area
you were a fantastic host i also admire your work ethic
brook was very helpful with any questions we had
this place does not disappoint the hosts are great to work with and have thought of everything
Location:
great location as well
very comfortable close to anything at lake monroe
we loved staying at brook’s place it’s in a great location and a beautiful place
close to lake monroe great hosts
brook’s place is especially clean and in walking distance of monroe lake
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4. Homey four-bedroom house with a reading room (from USD 680)

You will get to experience the real charm of lakeside living at this rustic four-bedroom house that is right next to Lake Monroe. The property comes with a kids’ loft and a reading room, making it an ideal hideaway for couples and families. Guests can reconnect with nature or rest in this little paradise. Those who don’t want to go outside can also spend their time playing yard games or take a short stroll along the path leading to the lake.

Amazing Lake House
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
164 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 8 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house had great amenities: towels sheets tp coffee maker tv
fire pit and picnic table area complete with grill and decorative lighting was awesome for entertaining
the place has plenty of room and is setup well for a larger group to stay in comfort
the beds could be softer but otherwise it was a nice little place
beds had soft sheets and delightful pillows
Cleanliness:
beautiful and very clean home
everything was clean and worked well
it was very clean—highly recommend
i am extremely picky and this place was so clean i felt very comfortable
there were lots of great touches it was super clean and the land is gorgeous
Host:
the host is wonderful
host is super responsive
lovely space and gracious hosts
they were very responsive and accommodating
the hosts were very pleasant and responsive to any questions or issues we had
Location:
lovely location on the lake
great location right on the lake
beautiful house and great location
family loves the location and the house is still amazing
yes close to fairfax sra for all water activities
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5. Beautiful property with a patio (from USD 161)

You will have a private stay at this quaint holiday retreat, which comes with two spacious bedrooms. It can accommodate four people and features a cute porch and a patio. The house boasts alluring vistas of the lake. It is surrounded with lush greenery. You can absorb the picturesque surroundings while hanging out on the patio or go for a quick drive to nearby beaches. If you are a fitness fanatic who doesn’t like to binge on burgers and pizzas, you can make yourself a healthy and fresh meal in the fully equipped kitchen.

Lake House
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds and furniture are modern and wonderful
) the grill is super easy to use plus nice outdoor seating/table for 4 on a huge deck
a comfortable and cozy lake house with gorgeous views
what a magical place to unwind and enjoy the bast parts of nature while being comfortable
cozy little gem in the middle of the woods with a beautiful view of lake monroe
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
very clean and well-kept home
it is quite and clean
it was beautiful clean and peaceful
highly recommend trailer was clean and inviting
Host:
host was very responsive and accommodating
jane and aaron are the absolute best hosts that we've encountered through airbnb
another great weekend at the lake house jane and aaron are wonderful hosts and always make us feel welcome
also loved the kind neighbors
our hosts were excellent with their responsiveness and attentiveness to our needs
Location:
this cabin's location is exceptionally beautiful
it was the perfect location we will absolutely be back
close enough to town but seemed like you were secluded enough
this is a great deal and ideal location
we had a wonderful time great location near lake monroe we'd gladly return
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6. Comfortable condo for large groups (from USD 126)

This chic coastal retreat is great for guests who want the best of both worlds. Whether you are a sports enthusiast or a nature lover craving some peaceful time, this quaint property has something for everyone. While staying in this cabin, you are in for a relaxing getaway to Lake Monroe. You will also get to appreciate the beauty of nature while hanging out on the back patio. With its two well-maintained bedrooms and other amenities, the place is an ideal vacation home for large groups.

Charming 2BR Lake Monroe Golf Condo IU Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
121 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy bed great wifi and a great guidebook with thoughtful recommendations
we had a very comfortable and relaxing stay at the condo
the beds are very comfortable and the condo is decorated beautifully
the kitchen was nicely arranged and had a well stocked supply of cooking utensils
loved the condo it was tastefully decorated and the kitchen was fully stocked
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and well put together
this condo was very clean and cozy
cameron’s place was clean and nice
the place was very clean and stylish
clean stylish and many extra thoughtful touches
Host:
the host was very helpful and accommodating great communicator
cameron was an excellent host
the host went above and beyond in considering comfort details
the hosts were great and the place is adorable
host provided lots of extras that made it feel extra special
Location:
a wonderful place to clear your head
great place and location everything is as described
we enjoyed being close to the lake and plan to be back
great location and amenities
perfect place to stay for an iu weekend
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7. Lovely studio in the heart of the forest (from USD 90)

Sprawled across 394 square feet (36.6 square meters), this retreat boasts a studio-style layout and offers direct access to Hoosier National Forest. Guests can spend their day biking and horseback riding around the property or go on a fishing and boating tour in Monroe Lake. If you are someone who enjoys reconnecting with nature, then you can take a quick hike to the lake, which will make your day. Alternatively, you can simply stay back at the cabin and enjoy a private picnic night with your dear ones.

Tower Ridge Camp. Cabin in Hoosier National Forest
Heltonville, Indiana, United States
84 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 5 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cute and cozy cabin with great amenities
the futon and beads were comfortable to sleep and nap on
a nice camp feel outside with covered picnic tables and an outdoor shower
Cleanliness:
this adorable cabin was super clean cute and exactly as advertised
wonderfully relaxing clean fun well appointed
it was clean comfortable and had everything i needed
the beds were comfortable and the place was clean
the cabin was very clean had everything we need for our stay
Host:
it was very easy to communicate with our hosts
the circle drive was helpful with a trailer
perfect experience highly recommend to everyone you won’t be disappointed couldn’t ask for a better host
Location:
great location for hiking
perfect location for dayhiking the deam
great location with quick access to lake monroe and park trails
great location close enough to iu to visit
perfect location for couples spending time on lake monroe
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8. Elegant sanctuary surrounded by hiking trails (from USD 116)

This quaint home is 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from Bloomington. It is also in close proximity to Hoosier National Forest and is surrounded by hiking trails. A short trek from here will take you to Lake Monroe where you can spend a day full of adventurous, peaceful, and unique experiences. The place features a spacious living room with windows that give you views of the woods. It also has an airy kitchen complete with all the essential appliances. If you are having a dull day, you can explore Pate Hollow Trail, which is nearby.

Treehouse Retreat With a View of National Forest
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the wifi access and streaming tv
absolutely loved the abundant amenities provided in the kitchen
cozy spot with lots of thoughtful touches a very comfortable bed and couch and a well-equipped kitchen
clean an comfortable with a treetop view of the state forest
kitchen had everything we needed and enjoyed grilling and sitting out on the peaceful deck
Cleanliness:
the "treehouse" was very clean and cozy
it looked and smelled very clean
place was very clean and she took extra precautions during covid
comfortable bed very clean lots of windows to the outside very private setting
the house is spotlessly clean with a well stocked kitchen and bathroom
Host:
cheryl and rob were great hosts and we enjoyed meeting bowser too
cheryl was kind to share the receipt with us before leaving
this place is amazing cheryl and ralph were the most welcoming hosts we could have possibly wanted
just minutes from the lake cheryl and her husband were great hosts
Location:
it's location is great too
a short walk to absolutely beautiful hiking
close to some great hiking trails and the porch is a great perch for bird-watching
this is a sweet little peaceful spot in the woods close to trails and places to eat
we really enjoyed our stay at cheryl's place perfect distance to bloomington nashville and surrounding state parks
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9. Charming abode overlooking Lake Monroe (from USD 242)

If you are looking for a place that is near Bloomington and Nashville, then this elegant cabin is an ideal retreat for you. The cabin overlooks the pristine Lake Monroe and serves as a private escape for romantic vacationers and solo travellers. You can hang out on the deck to enjoy breathtaking vistas of the lake or retreat to the fire pit area to spend some quiet time with your special one. Additionally, you can also laze around in the living room and watch your favourite show on the flat-screen TV.

Soaring Eagle Cabin
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very nice spot for a relaxing getaway clean and very private
everything was clean and wonderful very peaceful and serene we would absolutely love to go back
Host:
fantastic host incredibly accommodating and quick with helpful responses
Location:
wonderful location and nicely secluded
this is a beautiful isolated location
if you enjoy being away from it all this is a fantastic location
wonderful place to get away very secluded in a beautiful area
great place to stay tucked away in the woods and right on the lake
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10. Conveniently located cottage with modern amenities (from USD 110)

This snug cottage sits on 16 acres (6.5 hectares) of woods and lies just minutes away from Lake Monroe, Memorial Stadium, popular restaurants, and shopping centers. Guests are welcome to have a pleasant stay in this mesmerizing home that is complete with amenities, such as board games, a CD and record player, and a fire pit. It also features a kitchenette stocked with all the essentials, including a toaster, microwave, coffee maker, and dishes. Though there are no trails in the cabin, guests can enjoy strolling through the dense woods.

Relaxing Retreat in the Woods
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the dining room table is stunning
super nice bathroom and good amenities
there is of tv which actually made it great fir getting away and time together
it was super clean comfortable and provided all of the amenities we needed
the decor is artistic yet comfy and i loved the cozy throws spread around
Cleanliness:
very clean and nicely done
bobby keeps her place very neat and sparkling clean
this place was very clean
it is updated and clean
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
Host:
the host was very considerate
he was an excellent host
lovely stay and responsive host we hope to visit again
she is very responsive very kind and generous
bobby knows how to host communicate quickly and give you the privacy you desire
Location:
secluded but close to bloomington attractions
you are close to many activities and great places
we had a wonderful weekend away at bobby's place
it is extremely close to campus and was a great get away in the woods
close to downtown bloomington and nashville highly recommend
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Escape to Lake Monroe for a peaceful holiday

With its natural wonders, Lake Monroe is the perfect destination for anyone who seeks complete solitude and wants to reconnect with nature. Fortunately, this coastal beauty has numerous vacation homes where you can appreciate the beauty of nature without losing your comfort and privacy. If you are eager to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, then pack your bags and leave for the coastal paradise that is straight out of a fairy tale!

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Hi, I am Priyanka Sharma, an inquisitive travel writer with over 3.5 years of experience in this field. Though I have pursued my masters in human resources from Pune, India, my undying passion for...Read more

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