6 Rentals in the Ozarks That Are Perfect for Vacationing and Binge-Watching “Ozark”

published Jan 27, 2022
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The last season of “Ozark” is finally here, and what better way to enjoy the last bunch of episodes of the series than actually being around the Lake of the Ozarks? Vacation rental site Vrbo has seen a 60 percent increase in rentals near the Lake of the Ozarks since 2019 due to the popularity of the show, so you’re in good company if this idea catches your interest.

Below is a roundup of top rentals around the Lakes of the Ozarks in Missouri, complete with lake views, cozy living rooms, and (of course) WiFi to binge-watch the new season of “Ozark.”

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Lake Shore Lodge in Gravois Mills

This spacious lakefront house with 25-foot ceilings has everything you need in a retreat: a private dock with a swim deck, a patio with a grill and fire pit, and plenty of large windows for taking in lake views. A wood-burning fireplace and classic lodge decor complete the look.

This listing has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate 16 guests. Rates start at $129/night. 

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The Octagon House in Roach

The unique shape of this house and its remote location offer 180-degree views of the lake. It has a large private dock with a slip and wet bar, jacuzzi, and patio with a fire pit. When it’s time to watch “Ozark,” you’ll be sitting in a living room surrounded by windows boasting lake views. It doesn’t get any more immersive than this.

This listing has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 guests. Rates start at $375/night. 

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Majestic Lakefront Condominium in Branson

This fourth floor condo has an electric fireplace, a covered balcony, and a flat screen TV for binge-watching. The lake views are, of course, the main attraction, but the spacious kitchen and modern feel are major pros. Local restaurants and cafes are just a short drive away.

This listing has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 guests. Rates start at $114/night. 

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Waterfront Lodge in Gravois Mills

If you’re bringing a crew, this massive lake lodge nestled in the trees is for you. It’s a modern, rustic retreat with high-end furnishings, multiple suites, an upper level deck, fire pits, and even a bunk room for the kids. Here, you can enjoy everything the Ozarks has to offer, with opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, or just floating around.

This listing has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate 15 guests. Rates start at $595/night. 

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Vacation Station in Margaritaville in Osage Beach

A relatively new listing on Airbnb, this private home has a screened-in deck for enjoying lake views. Margaritaville amenities — like two community pools — are available to renters, and five percent of annual proceeds for this property are donated to Brett’s First Responders, a charity that supports first responders.

This listing has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 guests. Rates start at $100/night. 

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Lakefront Home with Double Decks in Lake Ozark

Enjoy picturesque patio dining at this bi-level rental right on Lake Ozark. The upstairs bedrooms share an upper deck and boast main channel views. Bars, restaurants, and boat rentals are conveniently located to help you make the most of your getaway.

This listing has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate 8 guests. Rates start at $175/night.