Welaka Lodge & Resort

If I could have, to hold forever, one brief place and time of beauty, I think I might choose the night on that high lonely bank above the St. Johns River. –

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Luxury Cottages & RV Sites

Boat Bar & Grill

Boat Slips & Rentals





Camp Store

Coin Laundry


​1001 Front Street
Welaka, Florida 32193
Channel Marker 50, Welaka



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Welcome to Welaka Lodge, the ultimate party destination on the St. John’s River! For over 30 years, our resort and bar have been the go-to spot for locals and visitors alike who are looking for great drinks, delicious food, and fantastic entertainment.

Located directly on the river, Welaka Lodge offers breathtaking views of the water and a relaxed atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day on the water or you’re ready to dance the night away, our bar and entertainment venue has everything you need to have an unforgettable time.

Our expert bartenders serve up some of the best drinks around, with a wide selection of beers, wines, and signature cocktails to choose from. Pair your drink with some of our delicious food, like our seared Ahi tuna or juicy burgers, and you’ve got the perfect combination for a great night out.

But what really sets Welaka Lodge apart is our entertainment. From live music to DJs to karaoke, we’ve got something for everyone. And with our waterfront location, you can enjoy the music and some dancing while taking in the beautiful views of the St. John’s river.

Looking for something more laid back? Take a dip in our pool, relax in our hot tub, or grab a chair and enjoy the sunshine. We’ve got all the amenities you need to make the most of your time on the river.

So what are you waiting for? Come experience the best party spot on the St. John’s River at Welaka Lodge. We look forward to seeing you!