We Wan Chu Cottages in 2024…

We Wan Chu Cottages invites you to experience Chautauqua Lake’s Finest Cottage Resort. We are located on over 8 & ½ acres of Lake Front Property with more than 470 feet of Sandy Bottom lake frontage. We offer 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6 Bedroom Cottages that are Clean, Modern, Heated and Completely Furnished. We have 11 duplexes that equal 22 of our 31 Cottages. Nine of these duplexes are in a large horseshoe configuration. They come up the side of the property from the lake, across the middle and down the other side. We also have three individual cottages, four apartment-cottages in one building and two adjoining lakefront cottages. Thirty of our thirty-one cottages have a Wooden Deck with a Sweet View of the lake from twenty-six of them.

Drone Video of Property & Dock

Drone Video II of Property & Dock


Free Wi-Fi.


Air Conditioning in each Cottage



Indoor Salt-water Pool & Spa… 

Our Pool building, also known as a Natatorium also includes a Laundry Mat with coin operated washers and dryers…

2024 Cottage Availabilities to Date

2024 Cottage Rates

Property Map

Reservation Payment Form – Checks / Money Orders

Reservation Payment Form – Credit Cards

All Cottages come with or You need to bring…

• Kitchens with stove, refrigerator, microwave oven, automatic drip coffee maker, toaster, pots and pans, dishes and silverware.

  • Color TV, charcoal grill, picnic table and four plastic chairs,  Natural Gas Heat in All of the Cottages…

• Fitted Sheet, Flat Sheet and one Blanket will be in a clear plastic bag on top of each Mattress cover provided, then You can re-sanitize the beds if you wish and or make them as You please. You need to bring your own Pillows and Pillow Cases.

Our Customers need also bring Bath & Pool Towels, Pillows & Pillow cases, Wash Cloths, Paper and Soap products, their own sharp knives and their favorite frying pans, etc, charcoal and food for their stay here at We Wan Chu Cottages.

Vessel Policy: Boats up to 21 foot: $20 per boat and trailer per day or $45 per per weekend or $ 100.00 per week.
Boats 22 ft. – 26 ft. max are $40 per boat and trailer per day or $90 per weekend or $200 per week.
Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Windsurfing Board: $ 10 per Day, $ 15 per weekend or $ 20 per Week. Fee is applicable if Vessel is onsite.

Our modern Dock Area has over 70 boat slips and is lit up all night and includes power for boat charging needs. A fantastic fishing wing (dock) for your fishing appetite, a beautiful Sandy Bottom Swimming Area (seasonal) with a 50 x 16 Ft. Children’s Sandbox for the Young and Old alike.

Property features includes a huge Children’s Sandbox at the Children’s Beach where the children can Swim and Play and a Children’s Playground… Out near the end of the Dock and within our Swimming area is a large floating swim platform (late June – Labor Day Weekend) where the older kids and grownups can swim and play. The lake area in front of We Wan Chu Cottages has a beautiful Sandy Bottom which gradually drops off past the end of the dock. Our Swimming Area in the lake goes from zero to about four feet deep and is without a doubt, the Best Sandy Bottom Swimming Area that goes with any Cottages or Condominiums on Chautauqua Lake… Horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, basketball, swing sets and a large grassy play area.

Here is the 2019 Chautauqua Lake Annual Fall Walleye Fishing Survey as conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (D.E.C.). 

All Cottages have Air Conditioning!

Chautauqua Lake is a Glacier Made Lake and is Spring fed along with a Few Creeks. It is One of, if not the Cleanest, Fresh Water Lake in New York State. Approximately 18 miles long and up to 1-1/2 miles wide with World Famous Muskie, Walleye, Small & Large Mouth Bass, Calico, and Perch Fishing. Fantastic Sailing Weather, Water-Skiing Waters, and Boats of all shapes and sizes make Chautauqua Lake already a Favorite of so many. Located only one & 1/2 hour drive from Buffalo, NY; two & 1/2 hours from Cleveland, OH and Rochester, NY and three hours from Pittsburgh, PA and Toronto, Canada,

There are many nearby area attractions including:

Chautauqua Institution – a truly unique summer center offering unusual programs including pop concerts, plays, movies, opera, symphonies, lectures, religious activities, exhibits, summer school, and supervised programs for children of all ages.

Golf Courses – Two within one mile and four within 15 miles.

Area Attractions & Special Events = Chautauqua County Visitors’ Bureau