Welcome, y'all, to Big Mama's Lakeside Cottage, a warm and delightful haven nestled along the gentle shores of Lake Marion in Manning, South Carolina. As you peruse our photo gallery, let the grace of true Southern hospitality envelop you, showcasing our cozy interiors, tranquil lake views, and inviting outdoor spaces that await at our little piece of Lowcountry paradise. 

Whether you're longing for a quiet retreat, fine fishing, a blissful family vacation, or a memorable gathering with your nearest and dearest, Big Mama's Lakeside Cottage offers the perfect fusion of comfort, Carolina charm, and natural beauty for an unforgettable stay. So, sit back in your rocking chair, sip some sweet tea, and let the captivating allure of our lakeside sanctuary transport you as you explore.

Your view from the screen porch over the quiet cove for peaceful rest, fishing, or swimming. Cove connects to the "big water" for skiing and boat adventures.

Morning coffee with a view of the lake.

Front porch facing the street.

Unwind by the cozy wood pellet fireplace while enjoying your favorite shows on the TV.

Enjoy quick meals at the breakfast bar or settle in at the kitchen table with a view of the lake.

Full kitchen, full sized fridge and pantry. Pots, pans, dishes, and utensils included.

Bask in the warm morning sunlight as it streams through the windows of your inviting living room

Downstairs bedroom one boasts a comfy queen bed and leads to a versatile bonus room, perfect for work or extra sleeping space, all while enjoying the lake view.

Downstairs full bath with tub and step in shower.

Upstairs bedroom featuring a luxurious king-sized bed and a picturesque lake view.

Upstairs full bathroom with shower, no tub.

Unwind in the cozy downstairs queen bed, accompanied by the tranquil lake scenery.

Downstairs office space with view of the lake, or use as a fourth bedroom with a couch that converts into a bed. Note, to reach this room, you must pass through one of the other bedrooms or enter from an exterior door.tairs queen bed with view of the lake.

Work and unwind with the soothing backdrop of Lake Marion.

Share tasty bites and good times with a lakeside view. Table's got room for 6.

Second livingroom/den space for watching television, or sleep two more on the pull out couch.

Your inviting pier with shade structure: the gateway to endless lake adventures and tranquil moments.

Savor the warmth of good company and gentle lake breezes by the fire pit.

Rock your cares away on our cozy Southern-style front porch.

The pier can comfortably fit four boats, without using the boat lift slot. If you'd like to use the boat lift due to having a person with mobility limitations for stepping down into a boat, we will charge you a small extra fee for usage. 

Big Mama's is located on Wyboo, an area of the lake most used for waterboat sports. It is a short boat ride away from the larger but shallower area of Lake Marion used primarily for fishing. Big Mama's is located 15 minutes by car outside of Manning, South Carolina, United States.