Surrounded by the Eastern Sierra mountains and among beautiful alpine lakes, the Double Eagle Resort and Spa in June Lake is a wonderful retreat for a tranquil summer getaway! Our first trip to the Mono County area, it really had the Lake Tahoe feel that we are used to but with a slower, quieter pace. In every direction, the views are phenomenal. Our stay was far too short.
Walking around the property you look up and down to see the beauty of nature’s work. Grey peaks reach up 11,000 feet contrasting the green pines with waterfalls in view, while streams dot the property and make for fantastic photo opportunities. Lodge rooms on site overlook Ron’s Pond and reflect in perfectly still waters.
Cabins are perfect for a family trip with 2 bedrooms, one for the parents, and one my two girls shared, plus a sofa sleeper for my son! To the children’s delight, wifi and a television was offered in the cabin, while we enjoyed our own bedroom TV. Don’t get me wrong, electronics don’t make or break a trip for us, especially when you have the beautiful surroundings like the resort offers. It’s just a nice added perk for early mornings or late evenings.
The living room is comfortable and cozy with a fireplace and opens up to the full kitchen. Kitchen and BBQ are nice to have available to save money on meals. The large front deck is great for reading, playing, or napping! The dining table is set for four and there’s also patio table and chairs for bigger groups.
Along with a full-service Creekside Spa and Fitness Center, the 60 ft indoor pool shows off near-panoramic views from the windows. Though the hot tub was out of order, our kids swam to their hearts content during the “family hours” and even attempted to race in the lap portion of the pool. Plenty of lounge chairs indoors and on the sundeck provide parents a place to relax and watch the kids. Eagle’s Landing Restaurant on property offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with delicious food. Their rustic pine lodge ambiance with high windows for spectacular views just adds to the mountain feel. Along with the amazing nachos, the creamy macaroni and cheese and burgers, the family appreciated the large comfortable booths and friendly waiters!
We were lucky to have planned our stay the same night as the annual Double Eagle Jazz Fest featuring the cool tunes of Jelly Bread! The outdoor concert, where we threw our thick blanket on the lawn and enjoyed some adult beverages, was family friendly and had a fun vibe to it. A full BBQ was offered along with beer from a local brewery and sweets sold by the women’s club. With Yosemite National Park’s eastern entrance just 12 miles away, Mammoth Mountain 20 miles south, and the unique Mono Lake just down the road, June Lake Loop should be on your radar for your next California family adventure. The Double Eagle Resort and Spa is definitely a place the family can enjoy on a summer vacation and would be just as lovely for a winter romantic escape with your honey.
Our stay was hosted as part as a press trip, all opinions are our own.