April 04, 2011
Forever Resorts Debuts "Floatels" at Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Permanently Moored Houseboats at Echo Bay Marina Offer Affordable, Hassle-free
Introduction to Houseboat Vacations
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, NEVADA -
Just in time for the launch of the busy travel season, Forever Resorts announced the debut of "Floatels" at Lake Mead's Echo Bay Marina. Representing an altogether unique accommodation experience for visitors eager to partake in lakeside recreation while enjoying all the comforts of home, Floatels offer the chance to enjoy the atmosphere of a houseboat while remaining securely docked.
Floatels are an ideal choice for families, multi-generational groups, gatherings of friends or couples seeking lake accommodations and an introduction to the houseboating experience. Vacationers can look forward to taking in the picturesque lake surroundings while aboard their 67-foot or 59-foot Deluxe Floatels at Echo Bay Marina. Each Floatel is climate controlled and includes a spacious living area, fully equipped kitchen, four bedrooms and a sleeper sofa (sleeps 10-12), TV/DVD player, a top-level sun deck featuring a wet bar, barbecue grill and water slide off the aft deck. The larger model also features a grand-sized hot tub on the top deck.
With so many amenities onboard, introductory prices for Floatel rentals represent a tremendous value starting at $199 per night for the first four passengers aboard the 59-foot Deluxe model and $239 per night for the first four passengers aboard the 67-foot vessel. Additional passengers are $XX per person on each boat.
About Echo Bay Marina
Located 90 minutes from Las Vegas inside the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada, Echo Bay Marina is the culminating point of a scenic drive offering unforgettable desert vistas distinctive for their red, sandstone outcroppings. In addition to Floatels, Echo Bay Marina offers a restaurant, marina store, fishing pier and small boat rentals (ski boats, fishing boats, personal watercraft, deck boats and patio boats), enabling visitors to take full advantage of the variety of recreational opportunities offered at beautiful Lake Mead.
About Forever Resorts
Forever Resorts is an exceptional collection of destinations providing hospitality services throughout the world. The company focuses on properties with access to nature and one-of-a-kind surroundings for vacations, including houseboating adventures. Since 1981, Forever Resorts has provided custom-built luxury rental houseboats for use at numerous lake and national park destinations across the United States. Its manufacturing facility - Fun Country Marine Industries located in Muncie, Ind. - builds and maintains the Forever Resort fleet. Houseboats are manufactured in a variety of sizes and amenities and contain environmental features such as energy-efficient or LED lighting, low-flow water fixtures, zero water discharge into the surrounding body of water, carbon-monoxide reduction through the use of SafeCO™ generators and the most fuel-efficient engines available, along with solar-enhanced electric systems. Boats built by Fun Country also include carpeting and cabinet tops made from recycled materials. All Forever Houseboats in the fleet are National Marine Manufacturing Association certified and built to ABYC and U.S. Coast Guard specifications.
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