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Another Year In The Books At Our Ephraim Resort

Bay Breeze Says Thank You For A Great Season

Closing 2014

Bay Breeze Resort staff on the last day of the 2014 season. See you in April 2015!

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our guests for another memorable year and our staff for a job well done. The Bay Breeze Resort is a small family-owned business and we truly believe we are only as good as the team we have in place. THANK YOU!

Our rooms and suites will welcome guests April 23-October 24, 2015. Although we’re currently closed, you may make reservations year-round at www.BayBreezeResort.com or by calling 920-854-9066. Book early, as weekends fill quickly. We hope to see you soon!

 

‘Tis the Season for Gift Certificates

Nothing says “Happy Holidays!” like a trip to a beach resort in Wisconsin! Great holiday gift idea: a Bay Breeze Resort gift certificate tucked into the new “A Door County Night Before Christmas” book! For more on the book, visit www.ADoorCountyNightBeforeChristmas.com . You may call us year-round for Bay Breeze Resort gift certificates, 920-854-9066. An Ephraim getaway makes for a timeless gift.

Gift Certificate

Choose Bay Breeze Resort as your home base this fall!

Ephraim in October.

Ephraim in October.

It’s beginning to feel like autumn along the waterfront in Ephraim, Door County, Wisconsin! We hope you stay with us at Bay Breeze Resort for a memorable romantic getaway or family gathering along the picturesque shoreline. Our lake view resort is conveniently located a quarter mile north of Peninsula State Park Golf Course, Restaurant & Driving Range and less than a mile south of Ephraim’s village center, with Wilson’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor. Our guest rooms are open the end of April through the end of October, but you may make reservations year-round at www.BayBreezeResort.com or by calling 920-854-9066. Book early for 2015, as some weekends are already filling up! Hope to see you soon.

 

Debbie’s Award Winning Gardens

Debbie’s Award Winning Gardens

Debbie’s Gardens

Debbie’s gardens at Bay Breeze Resort were voted “Best Commercial Garden” in Door County and you’ll see why as they begin to burst with all the colors of fall! Mums and kale will be planted this weekend and we’ll be placing cornstalks and pumpkins as a finishing touch.

 

Pick your own apples coming soon!

Pick your own apples coming soon!

Apple Season

Apple season is late September through October in Door County. Visit our friends at Orchard Country Winery & Market to pick your own apples. Spend a crisp autumn day in their orchards picking a variety of fresh apples including Macintosh, Cortland, Jonagold, Honeygold, Gala and Macoun.

 

Haunted history tours with the Door County trolley.

Haunted history tours with the Door County trolley.

Haunted Tours

We highly recommend Door County Trolley for some spooky fun! They offer a variety of tours including a haunted pub crawl and Sunday bloody mary brunch tour!

 

Discount at the Door County YMCA

Discount at the Door County YMCA

 

YMCA Discount!

Don’t let your vacation keep you from working out! The Door County YMCA  welcomes visitors to use the great facilities at their Northern Door (Fish Creek) or Sturgeon Bay program centers. Bring your Bay Breeze Resort room key along to receive $2.00 off an individual pass or $3.00 off a family pass.

 

fall specials

Fall Specials

Bay Breeze Resort’s fall specials are posted on our website. You’ll find special mid-week rates on three to five night stays! Please call us to redeem specials, 920-854-9066. Specials may not be booked online.

 

Bay Breeze Resort’s private sand beach access.

Bay Breeze Resort’s private sand beach access.

Private Beach

Our guests are invited to walk across the street to our private sand beach access and Ephraim’s beautiful Eagle Harbor sunsets. Cozy up in one of our Adirondack chairs with a warm sweater and a good book and soak up the September sunshine. The only way to experience Door County is to stay at a beachfront resort, even in the fall!

 

Bay Breeze Resort gift certificates available year-round.

Bay Breeze Resort gift certificates available year-round.

‘Tis the Season for Gift Certificates

Call us year-round for Bay Breeze Resort gift certificates. Nothing says Happy Holidays like a trip to a beach resort in Wisconsin!

 

Bay Breeze Resort’s Bay View Lodge in Fish Creek.

Bay Breeze Resort’s Bay View Lodge in Fish Creek.

Bay Breeze Resort House & Lodge Rental: Bay View Lodge

Bay View Lodge is Bay Breeze Resort’s beautiful and spacious 2,000 square foot, three bedroom + den log rental home nestled in the woods on a bluff overlooking Fish Creek Harbor and Peninsula State Park. It may not be an Ephraim cottage rental, but guests at Bay View Lodge have access to the amenities at Bay Breeze Resort in Ephraim: private sand beach access, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool and wireless internet. Please call Bay Breeze Resort to make your reservation for Bay View Lodge, 920-854-9066. We have availability through November 10 this year. Book your 2015 stays today – summer fills up fast! A perfect Door County cottage rental for a family vacation or girls’ getaway.

Looking for a Waterfront Resort in Door County? Try Bay Breeze Resort!

Summer starts with a visit to a waterfront resort in Door County!

CTA Pin

CTA Pin

It’s beginning to feel like summer in Door County, Wisconsin. We look forward to a great season ahead! Stay at the Bay Breeze Resort for a memorable romantic getaway or family gathering along the Door County shoreline. Our waterfront resort is conveniently located a quarter mile north of Peninsula State Park Golf Course, Restaurant & Driving Range and a half mile south of Ephraim’s village center, with Wilson’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor and watercraft rentals. Our guest rooms are open seasonally, but you may make reservations year-round at www.BayBreezeResort.com  or by calling 920-854-9066.

We Are Certified Tourism Ambassadors! 

We are proud to announce all front desk staff are Certified Tourism Ambassadors for Door County! We care about our customers’ experience. The CTA program aims to promote regional tourism by inspiring front-line hospitality employees and volunteers to turn every visitor encounter into a positive experience. To learn more about this national hospitality program, visit www.CTANetwork.com. Look for the pin!

Travel Green car charging station at the Bay Breeze Resort

Bay Breeze Resort’s Director of Operations, Rachel Willems (second from left), pictured with Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism, Stephanie Klett (left), along with fellow Door County partners in the Electric Vehicle Charging Station network.

Travel Green Certified + Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Our Visitors are taking note and green practices are informing their decisions on where to stay when they travel. The Bay Breeze Resort recognizes the power of eco tourism! We are a proud Travel Green Wisconsin certified Silver Leader. We’ve currently achieved 71 points out of the required 30 and have committed to installing an Electric Vehicle Charging Station by spring 2015. The Door County Visitor Bureau recently held their Electric Vehicle Charging Station Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and hopes to expand the network in Door County. They are the first destination marketing organization to take on an initiative like this and the ceremony featured special guest, Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism, Stephanie Klett to help launch the charging station network in Door County.  We believe a charging station compliments the green initiatives we’ve already put into place at Bay Breeze Resort, such as solar panels for water heating, energy efficient LED light bulbs, linen reuse program, low-flow fixtures on whirlpools and toilets, a controlled irrigation system and marketing materials printed using soy inks on recycled content. (Insert picture of Rachel and girls in this paragraph.)

Spring & Fall Specials

Bay Breeze Resort’s spring and fall specials are posted on our website. You’ll find special mid-week rates! Please call us to redeem any of the specials, 920-854-9066. Specials may not be booked online.

Fyr Bal Bonfire

Fyr Bal Bonfire

Ephraim’s 50th Annual Fyr Bal Festival – Saturday, June 21, 2014

Ephraim’s pillar festival, “Fyr Bal” turns 50 this year! Norwegian for “bonfire” Fyr Bal Festival recreates traditions of Ephraim’s early Norwegian settlers celebrating Midsummer’s Eve. Join us Saturday, June 21 for artisans, food, musical entertainment and family activities along the picturesque shoreline of Eagle Harbor. A signature Fyr Bal event, evening bonfires represent the burning of the ‘Winter Witch’ and welcome summer. Fireworks complete the day. A warm Scandinavian welcome awaits you in Ephraim any time of the year, but especially so during Fyr Bal Festival. (Insert bonfire photo with this paragraph.)

New Guest Rooms in 2014

Construction is nearly complete for two brand new guest rooms at Bay Breeze Resort. Both feature their own patio, King bed and Kohler Rain Shower! Both boast beautiful views of Debbie’s award-winning gardens and one looks out to the heated pool and hot tub. We renovated six additional rooms (painting, carpeting, tile and bedding!), freshly updating and redecorating the last of our 29 rooms.  It’s a great time to stay at the Bay Breeze Resort!

Outdoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub Open! 

Bay Breeze Resort - waterfront resort in Door County

Bay Breeze Resort – waterfront resort in Door County

Guests are invited to enjoy the Bay Breeze Resort’s outdoor heated pool and hot tub. It was so great to see so many customers enjoying the facilities over Memorial Day weekend – summer is almost here! The hot tub is the perfect retreat on a cool spring night. Walk across the street to our private sand beach access and Ephraim’s beautiful Eagle Harbor sunsets. (Insert sunset photo of building/pool with this paragraph.)

Our Neighbors Are The Best!

Location is everything! Besides being a waterfront resort in Door County, Bay Breeze Resort is neighbor to Good Eggs Breakfast Cabana, featuring breakfast burritos made-to-order, and the Door County Confectionery, treating customers to mouth-watering chocolates and delicious fudge hand-made in Door County.

Bay View Lodge Kitchen

Bay View Lodge Kitchen

Bay Breeze Resort House & Lodge Rental: Bay View Lodge

Bay View Lodge is Bay Breeze Resort’s beautiful and spacious 2,000 square foot, three bedroom + den log rental home nestled in the woods on a bluff overlooking Fish Creek Harbor and Peninsula State Park. A perfect Door County home rental for a family vacation or girls’ getaway. Please call Bay Breeze Resort to make your reservation, 920-854-9066. (Insert BVL photo with this paragraph.)

April Happenings on the Door County Waterfront

April News from the Bay Breeze Resort on the Beautiful Door County Waterfront

Stay with us for the perfect romantic getaway or family gathering along the Door County waterfront. Perfectly located a quarter mile north of Peninsula State Park Golf Course & Driving Range and a half mile south of Ephraim’s village center, with Wilson’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor and watercraft rentals.

Open April 24-October 25, 2014

The Spring thaw has begun in Door County, Wisconsin and the start of the 2014 season at Bay Breeze Resort in Ephraim is almost upon us! We open on April 24 and hope to see you. We are open seasonally, but you may make reservations year-round at www.BayBreezeResort.com or by calling 920-854-9066.

Spring & Fall Specials

Bay Breeze Resort’s spring and fall specials are posted on our website. You’ll find several special week-end and mid-week rates, including Memorial Day weekend! Please call us to redeem any of the specials, 920-854-9066. Specials may not be booked online.

Ephraim’s 50th Annual Fyr Bal Festival – Saturday, June 21, 2014

Ephraim’s pillar festival, “Fyr Bal” turns 50 this year! Norwegian for “bonfire” Fyr Bal Festival  recreates traditions of Ephraim’s early Norwegian settlers celebrating Midsummer’s Eve. Join us Saturday, June 21 for artisans, food, musical entertainment and family activities along the picturesque shoreline of Eagle Harbor. A signature Fyr Bal event, evening bonfires represent the burning of the ‘Winter Witch’ and welcome summer. Fireworks complete the day. Book a room at Bay Breeze Resort and watch the bonfires and fireworks from your balcony overlooking the Door County Waterfront! A warm Scandinavian welcome awaits you in Ephraim any time of the year, but especially so during Fyr Bal Festival.

New Rooms in 2014New Guest Rooms in 2014

Construction is well underway for two brand new guest rooms at Bay Breeze Resort. Both feature their own patio, King bed and Kohler Rain Shower! Both boast beautiful views of Debbie’s award-winning gardens and one looks out to the heated pool and hot tub. We are renovating six additional rooms (painting, carpeting, tile and bedding!), freshly updating and redecorating the last of our 29 rooms. It’s a great time to stay at the Bay Breeze Resort!

Outdoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub Open May 16

Guests are invited to enjoy the Bay Breeze Resort’s outdoor heated pool and hot tub open May 16, before Memorial Day weekend! The hot tub is the perfect retreat on a cool spring night. Walk across the street to our private sand beach access and beautiful Eagle Harbor.

Bay Breeze Resort’s House & Lodge Rental: Bay View Lodge

Bay View Lodge is Bay Breeze Resort’s beautiful and spacious 2,000 square foot, three bedroom + den log rental home nestled in the woods on a bluff overlooking Fish Creek Harbor and Peninsula State Park. A perfect Door County home rental for a family vacation or girls getaway. Bay View Lodge opened for the season April 2, 2014! Please call Bay Breeze Resort to make your reservation, 920-854-9066.

Spring has arrived at the Bay Breeze Resort

Enjoy the Door County waterfront at Bay Breeze Resort

Open April 24-October 25, 2014

The start of the 2014 season at Bay Breeze Resort is almost upon us, and we hope to see you! We open on April 24. Although we are open seasonally, you may make reservations year-round at here or by calling 920-854-9066. We are located on the beautiful Door County waterfront in Ephraim, Wisconsin.

Door County Half Marathon - photo credit Dan Eggert

Door County Half Marathon – photo credit Dan Eggert

Door County Half Marathon

The Bay Breeze Resort proudly supports the 7th Annual Door County Half Marathon in Peninsula State Park. We have rooms available for the weekend and are happy to take one night stays. Plus, you can leave race-day driving to us, as shuttles will pick up and drop off runners staying at the Bay Breeze Resort, free of charge!

New Guest Rooms in 2014

Construction is well underway for two brand new guest rooms at Bay Breeze Resort. Both feature their own patio, King bed and Kohler Rain Shower! Both boast beautiful views of Debbie’s award-winning gardens and one looks out to the heated pool and hot tub. They will be ready to welcome visitors by Memorial Day weekend.  We are renovating six additional rooms, freshly updating and redecorating the last of our 29 rooms.  It’s a great time to stay at the Bay Breeze Resort!

Spring & Fall Specials

Bay Breeze Resort’s spring and fall specials are posted here. You’ll find special week-end and mid-week rates! Please call us to redeem any of the specials, 920-854-9066. Specials may not be booked online.

Outdoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub Open May 16

Guests are invited to enjoy the Bay Breeze Resort’s outdoor heated pool and hot tub open May 16, before Memorial Day weekend! The hot tub is the perfect retreat on a cool spring night. Both are located directly across the street from our private sand beach access and beautiful Eagle Harbor.

Bay View Lodge

Bay View Lodge is Bay Breeze Resort’s beautiful and spacious 2,000 square foot three bedroom + den log rental home nestled in the woods on a bluff overlooking Fish Creek Harbor and Peninsula State Park. A perfect Door County cottage rental for a family vacation or girls getaway. Bay View Lodge opens for the season April 2, 2014! Please call Bay Breeze Resort to make your reservation, 920-854-9066.

Grab your two- and three-night specials at Bay Breeze Resort!

Specials feature discounted rates

The Bay Breeze Resort team is busy preparing for the upcoming season that begins for us April 24. As you make your 2014 travel plans, check our website to take advantage of our limited two and three night specials.

Ephraim’s 50th Annual Fyr Bal Festival

Fyr Bal Festival is a high-demand weekend that fills up quickly at Bay Breeze Resort. You can use our online reservation system to book your stay right now or call toll free 1-888-716-1285.

Bay Breeze Resort is adding more rooms

We’re beginning a remodeling project that will add two rooms to Bay Breeze Resort, bringing our total to 29. Each will include a charming patio to enjoy the Door County sunshine and the Bay Breeze Resort’s award-winning gardens, one overlooks our pool and spa with a view of Eagle Harbor.

Each of our rooms now features flat-screen TVs, and we will finish our expanded parking lot with blacktop.

Introducing our newest team member

Rachel Willems has joined the Bay Breeze Resort team as our Director of Operations & Marketing.

Rachel was born and raised in Door County and spent the last six years working as Tourism Administrator for the Ephraim Business Council. You may have seen her at an Evenings in Ephraim concert in the park, planning Fyr Bal Festival or working at the Ephraim Visitor Information Center. Rachel was voted Door County’s Certified Tourism Ambassador, of the Year in 2012. Rachel will play an important role in making your visit to Bay Breeze Resort a pleasant one. Please stop by and introduce yourself during your stay!

IMG_3377-bbr-winter-signDiscover the serenity of a Door County winter

Things quiet down in Northern Door County this time of year. It’s a snow-covered beautiful, very different than what you see during the busy summer season.

Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are popular activities for locals as well as visitors during the winter. Our neighbor, Peninsula State Park, is a 3,700+ acre winter wonderland. The serenity of the trails and the crunch of the snow beneath your feet provide a unique winter experience.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Preparing for 2014 at Bay Breeze Resort

Popular dates will fill up quickly at Ephraim motels and resorts

It seems strange to think about during one of the coldest Decembers ever, but the Krause family and the rest of the Bay Breeze Resort team already are preparing for the 2014 season as a popular Ephraim motel and resort.IMG_1343-baybreezeresort

We open our doors for the season on April 24, 2014, and the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K get things started with a bang the first weekend of May. This very popular event through beautiful Peninsula State Park sold out two months early last year, and organizers expect it to fill even faster this year.

Our convenient location near the park makes us a popular Ephraim motel home base for runners and their families, so you’ll want to race to the Reservations page on our website to secure your room as soon as possible.

If it’s been awhile since your last visit, you’ll appreciate the new flat-screen TVs in all 27 of our rooms, and we’ll finish our expanded parking lot with blacktop this year. We’re also planning some remodeling and two new rooms to bring our total to 29.

Have a great Christmas season, and we look forward to seeing you in the spring.

Door County cottage rental

Door County Cottage rental – At the Bay Breeze Resort

Is your family looking for a cozy cottage to rent in Door County with all of the amenities of home? The Bay Breeze Resort has two beautiful, secluded rental cottages that also offer all the amenities of stay at the resort! Including seasonal access to our private sand beach,  heated pool and whirlpool. All you need to escape to one of our secluded rental homes and enjoy the scenic views that only Door County can provide. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a place to spend quality time with your family, look no further than our private home rentals at the Bay Breeze Resort.

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Girlfriend weekend in Door County

Enjoy a great girlfriend weekend Door County

Are you looking for a get away to Door County to do some relaxing, wine tasting, shopping or golfing? Let the Bay Breeze Resort help you put it all together. Try one of our packages for one of the many Door County events that would make the perfect reason to make the drive to Door County.

With several Door County wineries to choose from, even the most aspiring wine taster will be pleased with the selections. Or if shopping is more your pleasure, we are within walking distance from the shops in downtown Ephraim or a short drive to Fish Creek and Egg Harbor.

Call to have one of our staff members help you create a weekend you won’t forget!

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Enjoy our Door County Beach Resort Wisconsin

Bay Breeze is your Door County Beach Resort

Door County Beach Resort Wisconsin

If you and your family are looking for a great Door County beach resort, look no farther. Located in Ephraim, WI, we are the premiere destination for families and those just looking to relax and enjoy the beach. WIthin walking distance to downtown Ephraim, there is something for everyone here! Stroll next door for a breakfast at Good Eggs, or drop in for something sweet at Door County Confectionary. It’s all right here, at Bay Breeze Resort.

Door County Beach Resort Wisconsin