Hot Springs Village Lakes, Beaches, and Marinas
Hot Springs Village’s Lake Balboa is the largest lake in the gated community; 944 acres. It’s a great place to enjoy fishing, swimming and water sports of all kinds. Enjoy the balmy days of spring relaxing on the lake’s sandy beach, cook dinner on a nearby grill and get ready for a great time. Lake Balboa’s boat ramp is located off Ponce de Leon Drive.
Conveniently located on the lake’s shore, Balboa Marina is a one-stop shop for your water sporting needs. Rent boats, kayaks, paddle boats, and more. www.BalboaMarinaHSV.com
Hot Springs Village’s Lake Coronado has an Anglers Island, near the boat ramp, that offers a quiet spot for fishing or relaxing. A trailhead to Lake Coronado Boat Ramp Trail includes a paved path to the island. Relax at one of the picnic tables on Lake Coronado’s beach and grill up your catch. Swimming and other lake water sports are also popular and boat slips are available for rent.
Fishing, swimming and other water sports are popular on Lake Cortez. Gather at the picnic area, pavilion or gazebo. The lake’s boat ramp is located off Carmona Road.
Hot Springs Village’s Lake DeSoto is a great place to fish for bass, crappie and other sport fish. Put your feet up and relax at Lake DeSoto’s beach area. Go for a stroll on one of the nearby trails. The lake’s boat ramp is located on Marina Drive off DeSoto Blvd. Boat slip rentals are available at Waypoint Marina along with boat, canoe and paddle boat rentals.
The Balboa Marina has everything you’ll need to spend a day on the water from boat rentals to snacks. It has both covered and non-covered slip rentals on a permanent or part-time basis as well as live bait and tackle supplies. Be sure to ask about their sunset tours. www.BalboaMarinaHSV.com
Two-Full Service Hot Springs Village Marinas
Smaller Hot Springs Village Lakes
If solitude is what you are looking for, then give one of several smaller Hot Springs Village lakes a try. Anglers and boaters alike will enjoy the opportunity to fish, kayak, canoe, or relax in peace. Towing sports are not permitted on any of the smaller lakes.
• Lake Estrella, 21 acres, boat ramp off Panorama Drive
• Lake Granada, 54 acres, boat ramp off Gusta Lane
• Lake Isabella, 25 acres, boat ramp off Pillar Lane
• Lake Maria, 27 acres, boat ramp off Linares Lane
• Lake Pineda, 62 acres, boat ramp off Camino Road
• Lake Segovia, 11 acres, no boat ramp
• Lake Sophia, 36 acres, boat ramp off El Cano Drive
Waypoint at DeSoto Marina is a full-service marina with boat slip rentals, kayak/paddle board/boat rentals, coffee bar and restaurant. Grab a snack and ice-cold drink and enjoy the view on the new outdoor patio.
Waypoint is also the Basecamp hub, where you can find out information about upcoming events and meet outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy kayaking, hiking, biking and other adventure sports.
The Balboa Marina has everything you’ll need to spend a day on the water from boat rentals to snacks. It has both covered and non-covered slip rentals on a permanent or part-time basis as well as live bait and tackle supplies. Be sure to ask about their sunset tours
Hot Springs Village Beaches
Balboa Beach is located off Ponce de Leon Drive. It has a sand beach with two shelters, picnic tables and grills that are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Restrooms are available.
DeSoto Beach is located off Seville Lane. It provides a wide view of activities on Lake DeSoto. The large beach has pea gravel, picnic tables and is grill ready for seasonal enjoyment.