Bluefin Bay’s resort amenities have to be pretty spectacular to contend with the greatest of lakes and the gorgeous Lusten-Tofte scenery.
Take your pick. Only Bluefin Bay offers guests an experience as great as the lake itself.
One of the hallmarks of Bluefin Bay is our warm and friendly hospitality. Our Guest Services department can be reached 24 hours a day by dialing “0” from your in-room phone. They would be happy to assist you with anything from future reservations to area information.
Guest Services has a variety of sundries available upon request including: Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Band-aids, Deodorant, Soap, Sewing Kits, Emery Board, Shampoo and Conditioner, Lotion, Shaving Cream, Razors, Tampons and Sleeping Masks.
It is our policy not to disturb our guests during their stay, so if you are needing any additional supplies, towels, linen service or cleaning, dial “2501” from your in-room phone between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
If you have any maintenance concerns in your unit that need tending to, please contact Guest Services by dialing “0” from your in-room phone.
Indoor Pool Facility & Game Room
The indoor pool is open from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. The 20’ x 40’ pool has depths ranging from 3’ to 8’ – large enough to accommodate families at play, as well as lap swimmers. The facility includes a sauna as well as men’s and women’s changing rooms complete with showers and guest towels. Vending machines are located near the locker rooms. A game room is located adjacent to the indoor pool area, featuring a variety of arcade games for children of all ages as well as ice.
Outdoor Pool Facility
The outdoor pool facility is open from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. This amenity is a guest favorite and can be enjoyed no matter the season. The facility also features a sauna, an exercise room with a variety of equipment, and men’s and women’s changing rooms complete with showers and guest towels. Vending Machines are also located in this facility as well.
The fitness center at Bluefin Bay is located in the outdoor pool facility and is open from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. It features a treadmill, elliptical and stationary bike.
Bike-path and mountain bike rentals are included as part of your stay at Bluefin Bay and the area offers trails for both that meet all skill and ambition levels.
We offer a variety of board, puzzle, and family games to keep the whole party entertained. Stop by Guest Services to see our assortment.
From toddler to teen to adult – we’ve got you covered for your ice skating needs at Bluefin Bay. During the winter months, stop by our Activities Department in Guest Services to check-out a pair of ice skates.
Men’s, women’s, and children sizes are available to check-out with our Activities Department. Inquire with our Activities Staff or Guest Services on local trails and recommendations.
Check out cross country ski equipment on your own or join one of our guided cross country ski excursions. Our guided cross country skiing is aimed at beginners and we’ll teach you the basics of Nordic skiing as you take in the beautiful scenery of our north woods.
Please note that there is a 4 hour time limit on recreation equipment check-out.
Bluefin Bay offers an assortment of guided tours throughout the year. During the warmer months, guided hiking to area trails is offered nearly every day. If you are signed up for a hiking tour, meet at Guest Services at your scheduled time. Kayaking is slotted for three times per day in late-June, July, and August. If you are signed up for a kayaking tour, meet at the kayak shack along the lakewalk, near Bluefin Grille. During the winter, snowshoe and cross-country skiing guided tours are offered regularly, depending on trail and snow conditions. Click here to check the activities schedule and to sign-up for tours or dial “2306” from your in-room phone.
Located in the game room near the indoor pool or in the outdoor pool building, adjacent to Unit 55. Larger quantities of ice are available at the Holiday Station Store or the Tofte General Store.
Our on-site tennis court, open to players of all skill levels, is available for play as long as light permits. No sign-up needed. Complimentary tennis rackets and balls are available for guest use through Guest Services.
Located adjacent to the tennis court, our children’s play area provides the perfect recreational opportunity for your kids to enjoy the outdoors. The children’s play area features swings, slide, climbing bars, and more.
A number of gas barbeque grills are located throughout the resort and available for use all year long. Grills are located adjacent to the Tennis Court, near the Indoor Pool, across from units 1-9, between units 57 and 58, across from units 64-69 and next to units 70-72. Large charcoal grills are also available at Tofte Park, located just a short walk from Bluefin Bay. Both provide the perfect opportunity for lakeside cookouts and picnics.
Campfires and Beach
One of the hallmarks of Bluefin Bay is the beautiful bay itself, surrounded by a fully accessible cobblestone beach. Here, guests can get up close and personal with Lake Superior in all her glory. The beach offers a fire pit and campfire area. There is another fire pit area near the playground. Bonfires are lit at 6 p.m. each night in the summer and by request in the winter. S’mores kits are available complimentary at Guest Services.
Our outdoor ice rink, lit at night, provides guests with the opportunity to skate without even leaving the resort. Hockey and figure skates are available to our guests in all sizes as a complimentary service. Broomball and hockey equipment are also available. After your skate, warm up next to the campfire and refuel with complimentary s’mores.
Waves of Superior Spa
Bluefin Bay guests are invited to discover the relaxation and renewal of Waves of Superior Spa at Surfside, located just one mile from Bluefin Bay. Our treatments are designed to relax the mind, relieve the body, and rejuvenate the spirit. Waves of Superior Spa offers a full range of massage, body treatments, skincare services, and manicures and pedicures. The spa can be reached by dialing “4672” from your in-room phone.
Coin operated laundry and change machines are located beside the entrance to the indoor pool.
Bluefin Bay offers a wide variety of movies for the whole family. DVDs can be checked out at anytime at the Guest Services building.
Our Gift Shops feature everything from charming souvenirs and gifts to hooded sweatshirts for those chilly North Shore days. Locations include inside the Bluefin Grille as well as in the Guest Services building.
At Bluefin Bay, we appreciate all our guests – including the four-legged ones. Read more about our pet policy here. Doggie bag stations are located throughout the resort.
Please join us in our effort to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. Bluefin Bay Recycling Centers are located across from units 11 & 12 and units 24 – 33 in between unit 63 & 64. Bluefin recycles glass, aluminum, paper and cardboard products.
Our Hiking Shuttle Service is designed for folks who want to hike point to point on the Superior Hiking Trail. Typically, the shuttle van will follow guests to a trail head where they can park their car and then drop them off at another trail head to hike back to their vehicle. Call Guest Services for availability by dialing 2306 on your in-room phone.
Snowmobile and trailer parking is available in designated areas as seen on this map. Please DO NOT park beside townhomes and condominiums.