38+ Amazing Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Michigan

 

Michigan’s Best Lakefront Vacation Rentals

Discover the perfect lakefront vacation rentals in Michigan, where the gentle waves of Lake Michigan set the tone for relaxation and adventure. Our curated selection of Lake Michigan beach rentals, ranging from pet-friendly retreats to luxurious lakefront houses to charming historical cottages with private beach access, awaits you in Michigan’s quintessential beach towns. Explore South Haven, Holland, Grand Haven, and beyond—where solace and sand meet sophistication.

Lake House Vacation Rentals in Southwest & West Michigan: Overview

 

Lake Michigan Vacation Rentals in Manistee, Michigan

Summertime in the the mitten state means warm and golden sand between your toes… And for many tourists seeking the best way to relax on Lake Michigan, Manistee is their ideal destination. This charming beach town offers miles of serene Lake Michigan shoreline, wooded trails, amazing eateries, and even a delightful suspension bridge. You can check out these seven Manistee bucket list items, but first things first – finding the best lakefront vacation rentals in Michigan!

 

Bellavita is a one-of-a-kind lakefront vacation rental in Manistee, Michigan.

 

If you’re looking for one of the best lakefront vacation rentals in Michigan with a private beach, then Bellavita is a fabulous option! Bring the entire family for an unforgettable week on Lake Michigan. Due to its three separate floors – each with its own kitchen and bathrooms – this is the perfect destination for a multi-family vacation. Beautiful views, private lake-frontage, and an adjoining extra lot provide plenty of space to enjoy the private Lake Michigan beach access.

The home boasts five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and three kitchens, accommodating up to 17 guests. An original lake-side “boathouse” is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet morning by yourself or maybe even some yoga-open the windows and let the breeze blow through.

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Enjoy the sunset from any of the amazing decks, including a completely separate wooden look-out over Lake Michigan. Click here to view the full listing.

 

Freshwater Cove is a two-bedroom condo bordering the sandy shores of Michigan’s greatest lake.

 

Another noteworthy option is Freshwater Cove. Since it’s located in the heart of the Harbor Village association, this Michigan vacation rental building has a variety of amenities. There’s proximity to the beach, of course. But there’s also a variety of family-friendly amenities within the association. Significantly, these include:

  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Volleyball court
  • Playgrounds
  • Fire pit
  • Man-made lake for swimming and fishing

As you can see, the opportunities are endless! Inside the condo, you will find a spacious master bedroom with a queen-size bed and an en suite bath featuring a large tub and separate glass shower. The guest bedroom also has a queen-size bed. There is a pull out sofa sleeper in the living room as well.

When you aren’t relaxing at Harbor Village, there’s plenty to see and do. Savor bike rides in Manistee, kayaking the Manistee River, or take a half-hour trip to local inland lakes for fishing, tubing, and water skiing. Winter enthusiasts will appreciate nearby snowmobile trails and ski resorts like Caberfae and Crystal Mountain. Hurry! Summer dates fill up quickly. Make sure to book Freshwater Cove while availability lasts!

Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Muskegon, Mi

Discover Muskegon, Michigan: an unparalleled beach vacation spot. In the summer, you can dive into a world of swimming, boating, kayaking, and other water sports. There’s also Pere Marquette Beach, a family favorite.

Even though it’s a fabulous beach town, Muskegon is an attractive tourist destination year-round. Locals and tourists alike indulge in extraordinary dining experiences. The local eateries are ready to enchant your palate, and the area boasts state parks galore, brimming with activities for all ages.

Every season of the year welcomes you. No matter when you visit, you can hike, bike, snow shoe, or cross country ski through the myriad of trails. Muskegon warmly welcomes you, and so do we! Below, you’ll find four of our Muskegon lake house rentals located in unbeatable locations.

 

The Sand Box is a cozy, dog-friendly Lake Michigan cottage with amazing views and easy beach access.

 

A sweet beach escape can be found in this cute cottage directly across from Pere Marquette Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. An unbeatable location and proximity to the area’s limitless recreational activities make The Sand Box perfect for your next weekend getaway or family vacation. Spend days splashing in the calm lake waters, hiking the dunes, touring a lighthouse, or strolling downtown Muskegon’s social district, then head back to the cottage and enjoy a sunset toast on the deck with the best view around.

This darling, two story beach cottage features two bedrooms and one full bath to comfortably accommodate up to five guests. The upper deck provides an excellent vantage point of those vibrant Lake Michigan sunsets. This is one of our most popular cottages for rent on Lake Michigan – take the virtual tour below!

 

 

Additionally, Boltwood Dunes is an inspired sanctuary nestled in Lake Michigan’s coveted sand dunes near Pere Marquette Beach, Muskegon. 

 

This is one of our most serene lakefront vacation rentals in Michigan for a variety of reasons. First, the rental is a quick 5-minute stroll to the city beach, minutes from a boat launch, and a stone’s throw from Muskegon Country Club and Lake Bluff Grill. You can also relish in nearby park amenities – just 0.3 miles away – including a play set, sledding hills, and pickle ball courts. Your sun-soaked day awaits complete with a provided wagon, beach chair, towels, and umbrella, which makes packing for a vacation at Boltwood Dunes even easier.

Explore, relax, and create unforgettable memories. Oh, and let’s not forget – this is a “pets considered” property! It could be the perfect dog-friendly Michigan vacation destination for your next getaway.

 

Beachfront Rentals on Lake Michigan in Norton Shores

Another popular beach town is Norton Shores. Known for its scenic beauty, the town sits on Lake Michigan and therefore boasts various public beaches, water sport rentals, and hiking trails. This beach town is located between Grand Haven and Muskegon, so you’ll have easy access to a variety of shopping, dining, water sport rentals, and more. Below are four of our favorite Lake Michigan vacation rentals in Norton Shores, including an exclusive new listing located right next to Hoffmaster State Park.

 

Sunset Shores is among the top-tier beach vacation rentals in Michigan! This two bedroom home offers direct lake access and breathtaking views.

 

This tastefully decorated home accommodates six guests and offers everything you need for the perfect Lake Michigan Vacation, including a deck for outdoor dining. Tucked in a quiet wooded neighborhood, you will feel like you entered paradise as you drive through rolling sand dunes and the private man-made lakes on either side of the road. Lake Michigan views abound as well as endless fun walking the shores and splashing in the waves. The beach is accessible at the association beach area, which is just a short walk from the house

 

Timber Shores is a classic cottage-style home with unparalleled views of Lake Michigan.

 

Welcome to Timber Shores! This remarkable Norton Shores retreat consists is literally framed by Lake Michigan’s captivating splendor. And since this five-bedroom, three-bathroom sanctuary boasts an airy floor plan, lofty ceilings, and a profusion of windows, it’s well-suited for large groups.

Best Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Michigan with five bedrooms
You can admire Lake Michigan from almost every room in the house.

 

New listing! Welcome to The Harbour House, an inspired lakefront cottage for rent in Muskegon, Michigan near Hoffmaster State Park.

 

This creatively curated three-bedroom, two-bath cottage sleeps up to six guests. It also invites you to experience the perfect blend of not only comfort, but vintage-inspired luxury. Nestled in a private haven with beautiful gardens, this is the ideal vacation rental for those seeking tranquility and style.

Positioned across from the state park, it invites easy exploration of trails and sandy beaches. Plus, a mere 5 miles away lies the vibrant heart of Grand Haven, pulsating with abundant dining, shopping, and entertainment. From observing boat traffic at Grand Haven State Park to the melody of musical fountains and delightful local eateries, every day unveils a new adventure.

Experience the extraordinary in Norton Shores with this quintessential retreat, whether it’s for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a friendly excursion. This vintage-inspired sanctuary awaits your arrival.

 

Sandy Beach and Lake Michigan at Hoffmaster State Park
Escape the ordinary and book your stay at this unique cottage in Norton Shores. You’ll love the close proximity to Lake Michigan!

 

Michigan Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Grand Haven

Brimming with natural beauty and offering an abundance of outdoor activities, Grand Haven perfectly marries the charm of a small town with the allure of lakefront living. In this picturesque setting, you will find a varied selection of accommodations that caters to every type of traveler. These range from cozy waterfront rentals to luxurious lakeside estates to well-loved cottages. Below, you’ll find five distinguished Grand Haven lake house vacation rentals. Each one is meticulously curated to provide memorable stays, help you relax on Lake Michigan, and encapsulate the town’s unique lakeside experience.

Sunset View is a home designed to break through the ordinary and offer spectacular vistas.

 

Similarly, Sunset View offers four bedrooms and easy beach access. Since this vacation rental is perched across from Grand Haven State Park Beach, Lake Michigan is only a short walk away! It’s a home inviting family and friends, old and new, to find renewal and revive that feeling of togetherness.

 

 

Beach Nest is a classic cottage style home within walking distance of Lake Michigan beaches and downtown Grand Haven.

 

This vintage Lake Michigan cottage is located in popular Highland Park Association. There’s four bedrooms with sleeping accommodations for up to ten guests, so it’s great for family beach vacations! Even better, you can book nearby Duneside Retreat, another rental cottage managed by BVW Unsalted Vacations. This is a great option for families who want to vacation in separate homes while still being close to one another.

 

Barefoot Beach is a Lake Michigan cottage style house with space for nine guests.

 

Your family will love their time in this classic Lake Michigan cottage on the highly sought after 5 Mile Hill area of Grand Haven. Just a short walk down the hill is the State Park Beach and the popular Boardwalk and Lighthouse pier. With a brand new downstairs family room/game room, multiple decks looking out over Lake Michigan, and a great location within walking distance to the beach, your group will fall in love instantly!

 

Sunset Retreat: Peaceful, remote, and serene describe this remarkable Michigan lake rental.

 

Guests can look forward to 260 feet of private, seawall-protected Lake Michigan beachfront. Located just a 10-minute drive from downtown Grand Haven, this spectacular location truly boasts the best of both worlds. On the one hand, it’s close to the thriving culinary and shopping experiences of Grand Haven. But you also have utter bliss awaiting you in this private, serene waterfront cottage. This charming 1935 cottage can sleep up to 10 guests.

4-bedroom cottage on Lake Michigan
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Snag a prime spot at The Beach House, a charming vacation rental home with unbeatable views! 

 

Another waterfront home is The Beach House. Because it’s right across from Grand Haven State Park, you get to see Lake Michigan and its lighthouse like never before. Also, all it takes is a short walk to downtown where there is plenty to explore.

Kick back on the deck or terrace, soak in the scenery, or chill inside where the lake view pours right into the kitchen and living room. With two bedrooms, one bathroom, a full kitchen, and a roomy living area with big windows, this home gives you easy access to the best of Grand Haven right on your doorstep.

BVW Unsalted Vacations manages many more vacation rentals in Grand Haven with a close proximity to the beach. View the full list of Grand Haven vacation rentals here.

 

Relax on Lake Michigan & Embrace Spring Lake’s Waterfront Condo Rentals

At BVW Unsalted Vacations, we’re proud to manage Lake Michigan house rentals and waterfront condo retreats in the village of Spring Lake. Below, you’ll find a list of family-friendly condo rentals within the Lake Pointe building, as well as a custom home with peaceful views of Spring Lake.

When you stay in quiet Spring Lake, you can still enjoy the fun of Grand Haven without the hustle and bustle of staying downtown all night. Bring your bikes and take scenic rides around Spring Lake on the bike path that runs right behind the Lake Pointe condos. Head into Grand Haven for shopping, restaurants, mini-golf, charter fishing, walks along the Boardwalk, the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, and of course the beautiful white-sand beaches.

Bringing your boat? Reserve transient mooring at one of the surrounding marinas and have your boat available for cruising right into Grand Haven to avoid searching for a parking spot!

 

The Pilot House boasts spectacular water views of Spring Lake and a sliding wall to the deck overlooking the lake.

 

The Pilot House offers a seamless blend of convenience and luxury, starting with a laundry room and half bath at the entrance, leading to a spacious kitchen with living and dining areas bathed in Spring Lake views. The home’s living room extends outdoors with a deck-accessible sliding wall. Set in a peaceful neighborhood on a corner lot, the home’s deck is an idyllic spot for morning coffee or sunset watching. Located in Spring Lake, less than five miles from Grand Haven and the downtown area with plenty of bar and restaurant options, You will not be at a loss for fun! The State Park Beach and Lighthouse are nearby with a beautiful boardwalk and area parks. A short drive north brings you to Northern Michigan destinations like Muskegon, Silver Lake, Pentwater, and Ludington. There is no shortage of beauty and things to do here!

Best Lake House in MIchigan
This custom built home has everything you need for a dream lake vacation. Conveniently located in Spring Lake area with spectacular water views.

 

BVW Unsalted Vacations proudly manages three of the luxury rental condos within the Lake Pointe Condo Association.

Elegantly situated by the picturesque channel, each distinct vacation rental boasts captivating waterfront views. Explore the list below and click through for a detailed view of each listing—prepare to be amazed by the beauty of every condominium.

Explore the list below and click through for a detailed view of each listing—prepare to be amazed by the beauty of each unique condo rental!

  • Newly listed Channel Pointe is a beautiful two-story condo featuring three bedrooms and three full baths.
  • Nautical Pointe is spacious and beautifully decorated condo unit, with space for up to eight guests.
  • Like Channel Pointe, View Pointe boasts two-stories and comes with the convenience with an elevator.

 

Lake House Vacation Rentals in West Olive, Michigan

West Olive is located between Holland and Grand Haven, and so it’s the prime location for Michigan lake house rentals for families on the go. This serene beach town offers solitude and a sense of closeness to nature. However, it’s still very close to other gorgeous west Michigan beach towns. Don’t forget Grand Haven’s iconic musical fountains, or its annual Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival. And who can forget Holland’s Mt. Pisgah and historic Windmill Island? Both towns offer distinct boutique shopping, breweries, and unique culinary experiences.

Welcome to Montello Shores, a five-bedroom, lakefront vacation rental gem!

 

With 3000 sq. feet of association beach area, there’s plenty of room to soak in the Lake Michigan beauty. The downstairs area of this spacious abode adds extra fun with a pool table, plus direct access to the fantastic beach.

Nearby, Grand Haven and Holland offer cool shops, tasty food, and fun. Be sure to catch the famous music fountains and the Coast Guard Festival. Book now for a beachfront blast!

Whispering Sands is a stunning four-bedroom, three-bath beach house nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan.

 

This is one of those lake house vacation rentals you and your family will remember for a lifetime. The unique modern, hexagonal-shaped retreat offers views of Lake Michigan. Association beach access is a short walk away. You’ll also find highly sought-after entertainment, dining, and shopping options for the entire group in nearby Holland and Grand Haven.

Lookout Point for Public Lake MIchigan Beach Access
At Whispering Sands, Lake Michigan beach access is just a short walk away at local public access points. The views are breathtaking!

 

Sandy Shores Lookout perches over a stunning slice of Lake Michigan shoreline.

The views don’t get any better than this! Designed to feature unlimited access to a private beachfront, this cottage offers four separate decks. Additionally, two 10-foot kayaks are also provided. Located just a short drive from both Holland and Grand Haven, this cottage offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms and a spacious open main floor plan.

 

New Listing! Dune Crest is a charming four-bedroom, 2.5-bath lake cottage.

 

Fully renovated, Dune Crest combines perfectly chosen furnishings with upscale beach side decor, creating the perfect vacation ambiance. Nestled directly on Lake Michigan, this home offers a private beach and rolling dunes, providing endless, unobstructed views of the lake.


The Stanton Beach Cottage is a lovely updated three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home just a brief walk from Lake Michigan Beach access.

 

Enjoy this cozy beach cottage with everything you need. The main bedroom with a queen bed and a modern bathroom are on the ground floor, along with a sunlit kitchen and living room with high ceilings, a fireplace, and a big deck outside. Nestled in a peaceful beach community, you’re right by the woods and a short walk to Lake Michigan’s shores. Follow a sandy path to the water for fun in the sun.

Evenings are for deck sunsets and tasty BBQs. It’s simple, comfy, and just steps from the beach. Perfect for a family beach vacation!

 

Sheldon Shores, nestled in a serene setting just steps from Lake Michigan, offers exclusive association beach access.

 

This creatively designed Michigan lake house for rent features a bright, coastal-themed open floor plan with a well-equipped kitchen and room for 10 at the farmhouse table, flowing into a comfy living space and an expansive deck to relish the lakeside. Upstairs, three cozy bedrooms promise peaceful slumber, including a primary suite with a private deck, while the bonus third-floor sanctuary and spacious yard with a playhouse and fire pit ensure relaxation and fun steps from the beach.

Newly Listed Vacation House Near Lake MIchigan Access in Michigan
Guests can enjoy access to a private Lake Michigan beach just steps away from the cottage. Escape to our Sheldon Shores and experience the perfect blend of coastal elegance and modern comfort.

 

 Shoreline Terrace is truly one of the best lakefront rentals in Michigan, featuring private beach access and almost two acres of wooded privacy.

 

Situated on Lake Michigan’s shore, this cottage boasts private beach access, four bedrooms, extra bunk beds, and nearly two acres of secluded woods. Alongside the bright great room and well-equipped kitchen, an entertainment-laden lower level and an extensive deck leading to the beach ensure a memorable stay filled with relaxation, fun, and gorgeous views.

 

Treetops is a cozy Lake Michigan vacation rental cottage with spectacular views and a bonus bunkhouse.

 

Treetops is another lakefront rental featuring plentiful sleeping accommodations. With comfortable sleeping for fourteen guests, a beautiful large deck directly on the shores of Lake Michigan, and a private beach, Treetops in West Olive is the perfect choice for a lakefront vacation. Built in 1925, this cottage features knotty pine throughout. Adorable guest quarters are located just next to the main house and feature a king and two twin beds. These guest quarters also feature a full bath and small refrigerator.

 

Drift Away is a newly listed, idyllic two-bedroom retreat near Pigeon Creek and the sandy shore of Lake Michigan.

 

Situated just off Lakeshore Drive by the popular Sandy Point Beach House, this newly listed waterfront cottage provides easy access to both Pigeon Creek and Lake Michigan. Enjoy the best of both worlds with sandy beaches, water activities, and stunning sunsets just a short stroll away. It’s truly the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and natural beauty for an unforgettable getaway.

Pigeon Creek and Lake Michigan offer a wide range of recreational activities, including swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Association access to Lake Michigan is just a short drive or bike ride away. Beyond the lakes, you’ll find first-class shopping, amazing dining options, and entertainment in both Downtown Grand Haven and Downtown Holland.

 

Lake Houses for for Rent in Michigan: Holland’s Getaway Homes

Holland, Michigan is known for its annual Tulip Time festival and popular Lake Michigan beaches. It’s also full of wooded trails, historical sites, and a delightful downtown. Many people have their favorite Holland beach houses for rent, and they return year after year to vacation as a family or group of friends. Consider the following beachfront rentals, and if you’re ready to book – simply click the chat widget in the bottom corner of the screen to book with an agent today!

 

The Pioneer is one of the most highly sought after waterfront vacation rentals in Macatawa Hills.

Nestled in historic Mac Hills, this retreat sits on Lake Michigan’s shores. The three-story, 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath gem beautifully marries timeless elegance with today’s comfort. Inside, find spaces designed with unwinding in mind and bedrooms made for peaceful relaxation.

The cherry on top? Private beach access. Be it a stroll to the iconic Big Red Lighthouse, sandcastle building, or simple sun-worshiping, it’s your lakeside playground.

 

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Meticulously updated, The Pioneer spans three floors, providing ample space for your group to relax and unwind.

 

Lakefront Landing is a lovely cottage on Lake Michigan with beach access and spectacular views.

 

Dreaming of fun-filled days on Lake Michigan without the hassle of packing up the car and heading to crowded beaches? All of these experiences and more await at Lakefront Landing in Holland! This four-bedroom home sleeps ten guests comfortably.

 

Holland Hideaway is located directly on Lake Michigan with private beach frontage.

 

Relaxation and bliss await you at Holland Hideaway, a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home directly on Lake Michigan. This cottage sleeps up to eight guests. Enjoy the cozy interior or spend your time on one of two decks overlooking the lake. This lakefront vacation rental is conveniently located a short distance from Downtown Holland and the Holland State Park Beach. After your stay, you will never want to hide away anywhere else!

 

Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Holland Michigan
Holland Hideaway is located directly on Lake Michigan with private beach frontage sleeps eight. Enjoy the views from the large screened in porch with plenty of space for relaxing as well as dining. Private stairs lead to 50 feet of lake frontage.


Bird’s Eye View is one of the newest waterfront rentals on Lake Michigan to join our portfolio, and it also is one of the largest. This getaway sleeps up to 16 guests.

 

Overlooking Lake Macatawa and Michigan’s natural landscapes, this large 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath haven provides an ideal tranquil and luxurious escape for large groups and families. Split across two separate abodes, it gives everyone their own space and privacy.

With room for up to 16 guests, this multi-level cottage with two separate entrances is a dream. On the first level, there’s an independent guest area featuring two queen bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a full bath, and a comfy living/dining area that opens to a deck with breathtaking dune views.

Take the outdoor stairs to the upper level and you’ll find separate accommodations with its own entrance. All in all, it’s an amazing spot for a relaxing getaway.

Overlook Nook is a vintage, four-bedroom gem of a cottage offering private Lake Michigan beach access.

 

If you’re looking for a classic Lake Michigan cottage experience, then Overlook Nook is the cabin for you. When you’re not swimming in Lake Michigan, you can enjoy sunsets on the deck overlooking the shoreline. There are four bedrooms and beds to accommodate up to twelve guests.

 

The Lamppost is a luxuriously quaint Lake Michigan cottage in Holland, Michigan.

 

Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, this charming property serves as a peaceful retreat, putting the hustle and bustle of daily life on pause. This gem of a home, with its ability to house twelve guests across five spacious bedrooms, is simply perfect. This includes a fun kids’ room equipped with two bunk sets.

Transitioning from one floor to the next, it’s hard to miss each level’s modern and updated bathroom, ample with storage space for guests’ belongings. In 2022, we’ve added a fresh touch with new stairs that lead directly to the beach, elevating the experience of this lakeside haven.

Grand Chateau offers a true luxury lakefront Lake Michigan vacation experience.

 

Gorgeous Lakefront Luxury Vacation Rental Home
Grand Chateau: This luxurious home is perfect for celebrating milestones or for well-being retreats with loved ones. It’s one of the best Lake Michigan rentals with private beach in the state!

 

Your first view upon walking through the front door isn’t the new furnishings or the immediate feeling of luxury—it’s Lake Michigan. With over 8,500 square feet to make yourself at home, Grand Chateau boasts sweeping views of the shoreline. It is also furnished with comfortable sleeping accommodations for sixteen guests. Built on over six acres near wooded dunes, this retreat offers privacy and exclusive beach access that is unparalleled.

 

BVW Unsalted Vacations manages many more vacation rentals in Holland with a close proximity to the beach. View the full list of Holland vacation rentals here.

 

Saugatuck Lake Michigan Beach Rentals & Lakeside Cottages for Rent

There is so much to do and see in Saugatuck and Douglas!

Grab your morning coffee at Uncommon Grounds, enjoy a fabulous breakfast at Ida Reds, and make your dinner reservations at any of the endless restaurant options from local favorites like Wally’s, great for burgers and perch dinners, or plan a special night at Bowdies Chop House. Pick a spot for happy hour and then wander to the Wicks Park Gazebo for live music every Wednesday from 7-9.

Take a walk to Saugatuck Center for the Arts and enjoy world-class theater and entertainment. Explore the coastline on Star of Saugatuck or plan your own trip and rent a boat for the day at Retro Boat rentals.

Everything and so much more are located within walking distance! Award-winning beaches are within driving distance – the perfect spot to enjoy a day on the white sands of Lake Michigan. Local breweries are bountiful and nearby Fennville boasts not only Wineries but Virtue Cider where you can tour their working farm. The options and variety are endless.

New Listing! Lakefront Luxury Condo at Swingbridge in Downtown Saugatuck

This beautiful, brand new luxury condo rental features magnificent views of Saugatuck and the surrounding Kalamazoo Lake area. Nestled in a serene setting, this newly constructed luxury condo offers an idyllic backdrop for your next retreat in Douglas/Saugatuck. Situated on the historic grounds of the S.S. Keewatin passenger ship, this three-story residence features panoramic water views and a deck overlooking the picturesque Kalamazoo River.

The spot is the pinnacle of convenience – Downtown Saugatuck lies just a mile away, while you can walk to Downtown Douglas in a leisurely five-minutes. The unspoiled splendor of Oval Beach is also within easy reach, merely a brief seven-minute drive away. Check out the virtual tour of this luxury lakefront vacation rental below, and view the full listing for more details.

 

 

Lake Street Retreat is a charming vacation rental condo is nestled along the Lake Kalamazoo waterfront.

 

Although this isn’t technically a Lake Michigan beach rental, the serene views of Lake Kalamazoo are unmatched. Plus, Lake Michigan beach access is never a far drive or bike ride away.

This ideally situated condo is just a stroll away from the vibrant heart of downtown Saugatuck and Douglas, offering easy access to unique shops, art galleries, and exceptional dining, complemented by tranquil walks to the waterfront for spectacular sunsets. Embrace the outdoor allure with nearby parks, dune hikes, and sandy beaches, or take a boat tour on Lake Michigan—this condo is the ultimate launchpad for both relaxation and adventure in Saugatuck. Book now for a memorable getaway… and breathtaking views from the comfort of your own deck and living room!

 

Goshorn Lake Resort cottages offer a truly unique way to experience lakefront cottages for rent in Michigan.

 

While these lakeside cabin rentals don’t offer direct access to the expansive Lake Michigan, they do offer exclusive access to 26-acre inland Goshorn Lake. A serene haven for generations, Goshorn Lake Resort offers a worry-free vacation just two miles from downtown Saugatuck. With access to the sandy beach and spacious inland lake, this resort features an array of water sports. Guests can also enjoy a sandy beach area, outdoor games, and a playground alongside a centrally located temperature-controlled pool. Many families also enjoy the covered pavilion. This is truly your escape for relaxation, leisure, and friendly activities. BVW Unsalted Vacations is proud to manage a number of charming, quaint lake side cottages.

These charming waterfront cabin rentals each offer a screened-in porch, patio, or deck with a grill. Because of this, they’re perfect for gathering together and unwinding after a day of fun in the sun. View our full selection of unique cabins here.

Resort Cabin Rentals by Lake and Pool in Saugatuck Michigan
Goshorn Lake Resort has been offering a picture perfect destination for generations of families and friends looking to enjoy a truly relaxing and worry free vacation experience. View the full page of Goshorn Cottages here.

 

Luxury Lakefront Vacation Rentals in Michigan: Fennville

 Local wineries are  just minutes away and open for tastings and tours. Virtue Cider is located on a working farm just a five-minute drive and perfect for exploring. Take time to visit the friendly farm animals while there! Award-winning Saugatuck and Douglas Michigan are roughly 15 minutes away and offer an endless array of shops, galleries, dining, breweries, and entertainment. Spend days exploring everything these unique artistic communities have to offer and relax back at your own retreat in the evenings and enjoy the peaceful life lakeside.

Moondance, a prominent luxury dream home on Lake Michigan.

 

If you’re looking for waterfront vacation rentals with a private beach, then Moondance is a fabulous option. Experience unparalleled luxury in a sumptuous custom home that sleeps up to 18 guests. With six bedrooms, a bunk room with a kitchenette, a master suite with a private deck overlooking Lake Michigan, and a top-tier cook’s kitchen, you’re enveloped in extravagance. Exclusive features include private stairs to your own beachfront on Lake Michigan and an enchanting outdoor fireplace. These all set the scene for a truly one-of-a-kind experience with the utmost privacy. Savor a cocktail in nearby Saugatuck/Douglas or simply relish the serene views from your elegant retreat.

Southwest Michigan Vacation Rentals: An aerial view of the "Moodance" vacation rental from Unsalted.
Book today so you can relax on Lake Michigan soon!


Hidden Gem is a 9,000 square feet luxury home just blocks from Lake Michigan access.

Welcome to this stunning luxury vacation home – a 9000 square foot oasis of comfort and elegance just a block from beach access. With 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, this property is perfect for large families, groups of friends, or corporate retreats. As soon as you step inside, the open floor plan creates a sense of grandeur. There’s even an entertainment hub in the basement complete with a home theater, an additional apartment with its own kitchen, and a stunning yoga/meditation studio. (In fact, the meditation studio makes this a prime location for a group wellness retreat.)

And last but not least – the outdoor space is just as impressive, with a hot tub, large deck with a gas grill and dining area, and an outdoor TV viewing area. This luxury vacation home is the perfect choice for those seeking a spacious and elegant retreat with all the amenities you could ask for. Book your stay today and start creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones!

 

South Haven Vacation Michigan Rentals With Pool Access

Last but not least is South Haven. This popular beach town features a walk-able downtown area with plenty of restaurants and shopping, as well as a robust summer events calendar.

Sugar sand and blue waters are just a short walk or drive away in either direction. Downtown South Haven is your classic beach town community with specialty boutique shopping and eclectic eateries. Enjoy a stroll through the charming boardwalk community shops, or spend your day soaking in the sun. The rich maritime history, arts, and culture will keep you coming back for more

Beautiful Sunsets is a six-bedroom, six-bathroom estate nestled in a wooded dune overlooking Lake Michigan.

Crafted for opulent getaways, this home stands out as a premier lakefront vacation rental in Michigan. You can immerse yourself in the comfort of a custom pool, al fresco dining, and fireside evenings by the lake. Your group will also love the generous indoor spaces. Soak up the abundant sunshine by the pool, and then savor breathtaking sunsets at night.

view of the private heated pool and lake michigan from a large vacation rental home
This expansive and serene getaway house provides a luxury retreat for travelers looking for a truly rejuvenating escape. View the full listing.

 

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Experience the ease of vacationing with BVW Unsalted Vacations, because we’ve personally vetted each rental for a stress-free stay. Drive straight to your selected retreat, using our easy access codes and clearly provided instructions. In other words, we put everything in its place in order to recharge and revel in tranquility. Reach out to our team anytime for any questions or needs! Book online or email us at hello@unsaltedvacations.com. Another way to contact us is via the smal blue chat icon in the bottom corner of the screen.

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