The Lighthouse Lodge – Monticello, Indiana


The Lighthouse Lodge on Lake Shafer has been designed by hospitality veterans to comfortably accommodate the needs and requests of every guest. Ninety minutes from Chicago and Indianapolis, The Lighthouse Lodge in Monticello, Indiana welcomes groups, families, parties, reunions and guests with pets to experience a true oasis away from the cares of the world. For gorgeous lodging with private balconies, charming lake views and specialized menu options, look no further than The Lighthouse Lodge. Offering bed and breakfast and cottage rentals, The Lighthouse Lodge is known for its outstanding views, hospitality and tranquility. Monticello’s newest and most luxurious bed and breakfast, The Lighthouse Lodge invites guests to enjoy all that north central Indiana’s picturesque Lake Shafer has to offer.

A day at The Lighthouse Lodge unfolds like a dream. After a delicious breakfast, made to fit any special dietary needs from vegan to low-carb, guests can spend the morning lounging in the sunroom or on the large sundeck and lawn, which contains a playground for young guests. Enjoy the afternoon splashing around one of The Lighthouse Lodge’s swimming areas on the bay and the main lake. The Lighthouse Lodge’s grounds provide plenty of space for sunning or reading under one of the many lush trees. The large pontoon boat provides cruises, tubing and rides to and from Indiana Beach Amusement Park, which is only three miles away. For restful evenings, guests watch the sunset over the glimmering lake and recline around one of two fire pits near the waterfall and stream. Guests looking for indoor fun, wind down in the recreation room where card tables, bumper pool tables and a dartboard are available for use.

After enjoying a relaxing day, guests ensconce themselves in cozy rooms and cottages. The Lighthouse Lodge has seven deluxe suites with tile floors, large private bathrooms, a kitchenette and cozy fireplace. With three- and two-bedroom cottages, guests have enough space to avoid overcrowding. Therapeutic foam toppers and high-thread-count linens provide guests with incredible rest, so they are ready to get the most out of their vacations.

The Lighthouse Lodge is open year round and can house up to 50 guests. Able to provide accommodation for wedding parties, reunions, personal and company parties, business meetings, retreats and more, The Lighthouse Lodge has on-site catering to help make sure every event goes smoothly. The Lighthouse Lodge is health oriented and capable of providing vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, low-sugar and sugar-free menu items for individuals and large parties.

Eager to make every guest comfortable, The Lighthouse Lodge’s suites qualify as sensory-sensitive rooms. Owners Bonnie and Mike Triplett have 31 years of experience in hospitality, and the clean, comfortable and safe environment of this unique lodge is the proof.

For more information, phone (574) 583-9142, visit or e-mail Mike at

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