Top 3 Summer Activities at Shangri-La || Oklahoma Lake Vacations

Top 3 Summer Activities at Shangri-La || Oklahoma Lake Vacations

Oklahoma lake vacations are always a fantastic way to spend your summer, surrounded by pure relaxation and lakeside bliss. The Shangri-La Resort, a premier Northeast Oklahoma hotel, will quickly become your family’s home away from home, no matter the time of year. You and yours have the opportunity to do it all, from parasailing to dining by the Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees—or nothing at all. 

No matter what you decide to do, one thing’s certain: every day is a beautiful day at our island resort and marina destination! This summer, escape the bustle of the city and head to our luxury oasis, situated at the tip of Monkey Island. Our top three summer activities will keep you entertained for days. Keep reading for more information—

Shangri-La is Made for Activity-Filled Oklahoma Lake Vacations

The perfect escape awaits you at Shangri-La, a 119-room resort with state-of-the-art amenities, setting us apart from the rest of Oklahoma resorts. Guests come back year after year to enjoy our plethora of things to do. No family summer vacation is truly complete without an abundance of endless activities, and that’s exactly what we pride ourselves on delivering to every guest! You don’t want to miss out on our top warm-weather activities, listed below: 


We are known for premier championship golf, boasting 27 holes of pristine lakeside golf. Summer is a wonderful time to hit our greens, with various golf experiences for all levels of golfers. No crowds, no rushed play, just a relaxed, traditional reminder of what a golf outing should be! You can even brush up on your skills with professional golf instruction for all ages.


This captivating sport is sweeping the country, and our resort is home to six fantastic pickleball courts for all ages. The courts are housed in Shangri-La’s 12 million-dollar activity park. All members, hotel guests, and the general public are welcome to join in on the pickleball craze with our Racquet Club. New to pickleball? Great, the Anchor team can help deck you out with all the best gear! The director and manager of the Racquet Club, Todd Kerr, is available for coaching and instruction.

Swimming Pool

Oklahoma summer lake vacations are always a great excuse to splash about in the pool! Thankfully, the Shangri-La Resort Pool is available for your use this summer. Lounge by our luxurious pool, with Grand Lake as your scenic backdrop. The whole family can enjoy a pool day, complete with pool-side food and drinks from Doc’s Bar & Grill. We always strive to give our guests exclusive experiences, so pool access is reserved only for hotel guests and members. 

Spend Your Summers at Shangri-La Resort & Marina

This summer, take your Oklahoma lake vacation to the next level by staying at Shangri-La Resort. Our island oasis will soon become your island! Your family will never experience a dull moment at our Grand Lake resort with our top three summer activities. We also offer private membership. Call us today at 918-257-4204 or simply book with us online