Photos | Rocky Shores Retreat in Little Sturgeon, Door County

Waterfront vacation rental cottage south of Sturgeon Bay in Little Sturgeon, Door County, WI

The living room features a couch, reading chair, game table and fireplace.

The living room features a couch, reading chair, game table and fireplace.

This is the best indoor reading spot at the cottage!

This is the best indoor reading spot at the cottage!

The view from this backyard is the stuff of dreams. So grab your s’mores stuff, start up a fire and sit back in Adirondack chairs as waves lap against rocks while listening to relaxing wildlife sounds like birds and crickets.

The view from this backyard is the stuff of dreams. So grab your s’mores stuff, start up a fire and sit back in Adirondack chairs as waves lap against rocks while listening to relaxing wildlife sounds like birds and crickets.

Imagine sitting down to dinner with family and friends while you enjoy views of the Bay from your table. After dinner, head outside for some starry-eyed reflection on this perfect night.

Imagine sitting down to dinner with family and friends while you enjoy views of the Bay from your table. After dinner, head outside for some starry-eyed reflection on this perfect night.

You'll love the four kayaks and a paddleboard, complete with paddles and life jackets, which you can use to enjoy the water from May - October.

You'll love the four kayaks and a paddleboard, complete with paddles and life jackets, which you can use to enjoy the water from May - October.

In the master bedroom, you'll find a king bed and water views. It's comfortable to sleep in with fresh linens! With bedside device chargers, you can charge up before starting another day out exploring Door County.

In the master bedroom, you'll find a king bed and water views. It's comfortable to sleep in with fresh linens! With bedside device chargers, you can charge up before starting another day out exploring Door County.

The kitchen is fully stocked with all the equipment you need to make delicious meals for your family. From cookware and utensils to small appliances and table settings, we've got you covered.

The kitchen is fully stocked with all the equipment you need to make delicious meals for your family. From cookware and utensils to small appliances and table settings, we've got you covered.

✓ This Let's talk about this deck...spacious and inviting, oh my! You can fit the whole family on here for dinner, relaxing, or outdoor games. It's perfect in the morning to watch the sunrise and perfect in the evening relaxing to the sound of the waves.

✓ This Let's talk about this deck...spacious and inviting, oh my! You can fit the whole family on here for dinner, relaxing, or outdoor games. It's perfect in the morning to watch the sunrise and perfect in the evening relaxing to the sound of the waves.

The guest bedroom features two queen beds and great light.

The guest bedroom features two queen beds and great light.

Kick off your evening with a cookout on the deck. We have a gas grill for guest use, so you can fire up the perfect burgers to your exact specifications… or inspire a little healthy competition and make it a grill-off!

Kick off your evening with a cookout on the deck. We have a gas grill for guest use, so you can fire up the perfect burgers to your exact specifications… or inspire a little healthy competition and make it a grill-off!

The 180' of limestone shoreline is a rare find in Door County, Wisconsin. The shoreline is the perfect launching point for a day of exploration on the paddleboard and kayaks we provide for your use.

The 180' of limestone shoreline is a rare find in Door County, Wisconsin. The shoreline is the perfect launching point for a day of exploration on the paddleboard and kayaks we provide for your use.

There's no place like Door County - and you'll love it here! With 180' of beautiful shoreline at Rocky Shores, there are endless days for fishing or just watching the waves break against this rugged land.

There's no place like Door County - and you'll love it here! With 180' of beautiful shoreline at Rocky Shores, there are endless days for fishing or just watching the waves break against this rugged land.

Make yourself at home at our comfortable family retreat while enjoying the great views from the large deck for morning coffee or evenings with family.

Make yourself at home at our comfortable family retreat while enjoying the great views from the large deck for morning coffee or evenings with family.

The bunk room (Kids Cottage) sleeps up to six.

The bunk room (Kids Cottage) sleeps up to six.

The sleeper sofa in the living room pulls out into a queen bed that sleeps two.

The sleeper sofa in the living room pulls out into a queen bed that sleeps two.

As soon as you enter the cottage, you're greeted by the stunning view of the water. The large windows allow natural light to flood the space, and the Door County stone fireplace adds a warm and inviting touch.

As soon as you enter the cottage, you're greeted by the stunning view of the water. The large windows allow natural light to flood the space, and the Door County stone fireplace adds a warm and inviting touch.

This cottage is the perfect place to spend some time away from it all. Warm up by the wood fireplace’s flickering glow as you revel in the endless ambiance of this cozy living room.

This cottage is the perfect place to spend some time away from it all. Warm up by the wood fireplace’s flickering glow as you revel in the endless ambiance of this cozy living room.

The dining room can seat up to 8 and is perfect for meals or family game night.

The dining room can seat up to 8 and is perfect for meals or family game night.

The expansive deck is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy the views!

The expansive deck is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy the views!

A washer and dryer are provided for your convenience while staying at Rocky Shores.

A washer and dryer are provided for your convenience while staying at Rocky Shores.

After a long day, there's nothing better than retreating to a private space. Our master bedroom with a king bed offers just that, with great light for reading and cozy linens that invite you to curl up and drift off to sleep.

After a long day, there's nothing better than retreating to a private space. Our master bedroom with a king bed offers just that, with great light for reading and cozy linens that invite you to curl up and drift off to sleep.

Detached bunk room (Kids Cottage) that sleeps up to six

Detached bunk room (Kids Cottage) that sleeps up to six

The Master and Guest Bedrooms Feature Reading Lamps and USB Charger Alarm Clocks

The Master and Guest Bedrooms Feature Reading Lamps and USB Charger Alarm Clocks

The intimate living room space features a beautiful Door County stone fireplace and water views.

The intimate living room space features a beautiful Door County stone fireplace and water views.

The kitchen at Rocky Shores is fully equipped and stocked with many kitchen essentials.

The kitchen at Rocky Shores is fully equipped and stocked with many kitchen essentials.

The kitchen is fully equipped to make your meals at the cottage as effortless as possible.

The kitchen is fully equipped to make your meals at the cottage as effortless as possible.

You're never far from a beautiful view at Rocky Shores, whether washing dishes or just relaxing in the living room.

You're never far from a beautiful view at Rocky Shores, whether washing dishes or just relaxing in the living room.

Expansive outdoor deck and windows to take in the view

Expansive outdoor deck and windows to take in the view

Yard games, life jackets and kayak paddles are stored in the bunk room as well.

Yard games, life jackets and kayak paddles are stored in the bunk room as well.

The internet-connected Smart TV can stream shows from your device or your favorite services.

The internet-connected Smart TV can stream shows from your device or your favorite services.

The guest bedroom features two queen beds and sleeps up to four.

The guest bedroom features two queen beds and sleeps up to four.

Relax, read and enjoy the water views from the living room.

Relax, read and enjoy the water views from the living room.

We keep a selection of the best books on Door County at the cottage. They're fun reads!

We keep a selection of the best books on Door County at the cottage. They're fun reads!

We always keep some spare amenities available at Rocky Shores in case you packed in rush.

We always keep some spare amenities available at Rocky Shores in case you packed in rush.

Choose a game from the bookcase for an evening of fun or for rainy days indoors.

Choose a game from the bookcase for an evening of fun or for rainy days indoors.

A reading lamp in the guest bedroom and USB charger alarm clock to keep your devices ready to go.

A reading lamp in the guest bedroom and USB charger alarm clock to keep your devices ready to go.

Door County is meant for exploring, but we're here when you're ready to rest.

Door County is meant for exploring, but we're here when you're ready to rest.

There's no better way to spend time with your family than by lounging around in the cozy living room.

There's no better way to spend time with your family than by lounging around in the cozy living room.

The full bathroom features a heater just outside the shower.

The full bathroom features a heater just outside the shower.

Front view of Rocky Shores from the road. Outdoor fun and relaxation await!

Front view of Rocky Shores from the road. Outdoor fun and relaxation await!

The South patio, at the cottage entrance, is a perfect place to hang out on windy days or to cook out on the Weber grill.

The South patio, at the cottage entrance, is a perfect place to hang out on windy days or to cook out on the Weber grill.

The deck is the perfect place to enjoy summer dinner and drinks with loved ones or to watch the boats and birds on the water. You get the best of both sunrises and sunsets!

The deck is the perfect place to enjoy summer dinner and drinks with loved ones or to watch the boats and birds on the water. You get the best of both sunrises and sunsets!

Wave Pointe Marina is just a minute away from Rocky Shores.

Wave Pointe Marina is just a minute away from Rocky Shores.

You'll have access to some of the best fishing in Door County just a minute from the cottage.

You'll have access to some of the best fishing in Door County just a minute from the cottage.

What's more beautiful than a day at the beach? How about an invigorating hike through Wisconsin’s Potawatomi State Park! This 15-minute drive from Rocky Shores will bring you to one of Door County's finest assets with incredible natural scenery.

What's more beautiful than a day at the beach? How about an invigorating hike through Wisconsin’s Potawatomi State Park! This 15-minute drive from Rocky Shores will bring you to one of Door County's finest assets with incredible natural scenery.

The bunkhouse is a great spot for kids to sleep at Rocky Shores, with its own heating and cooling system that will keep them cozy year-round. It's just steps away from the main cottage!

The bunkhouse is a great spot for kids to sleep at Rocky Shores, with its own heating and cooling system that will keep them cozy year-round. It's just steps away from the main cottage!

With a fresh supply of firewood available for our Winter guests (Nov - Mar), you'll never have to worry about going cold or lacking in atmosphere. You'll find firewood stocked up in the cottage and in the outdoor racks.

With a fresh supply of firewood available for our Winter guests (Nov - Mar), you'll never have to worry about going cold or lacking in atmosphere. You'll find firewood stocked up in the cottage and in the outdoor racks.

Rocky Shores is a hidden gem with ample sun exposure and shaded spots for those who want more privacy.

Rocky Shores is a hidden gem with ample sun exposure and shaded spots for those who want more privacy.

What better way to enjoy Door County's natural beauty than with a scenic kayak ride on the picturesque, serene rocky shoreline? The sun will shine brightly, and it'll feel like you're in another world as waves lap against your boat.

What better way to enjoy Door County's natural beauty than with a scenic kayak ride on the picturesque, serene rocky shoreline? The sun will shine brightly, and it'll feel like you're in another world as waves lap against your boat.