Nearby Lake Michigan Marinas with Boat Slip Rentals

Lake Michigan Marinas: An aerial view of a marina on Lake Michigan near Holland, Michigan.

As we’ve discussed, spending time on the water is a Lake Michigan summer tradition for many of our guests. So much so that several visitors have asked about which marinas have boat slip rentals. After all, it’s understandable that boaters would want their watercrafts ready to go without hauling them from their vacation rental to the docks. So, in true Unsalted Vacations fashion, we put together a quick and easy guide to the best Lake Michigan marinas that offer slip rentals near us. 

Your “Boat Slip Rental Near Me” Search is Over!

Although the nearby marinas aren’t technically on Lake Michigan, their locations on the inland waters still offer relatively easy access.

Lake Michigan Marinas in Grand Haven

Lake Michigan Marinas in South Haven

  • South Haven Municipal Marinas operates four locations known locally as Black River Park, Maritime (for sailboats), Northside, and Southside. 
  • Gull Lake Marine offers 48 deep-basin slips for seasonal and transient rental.

Lake Michigan Marinas in Saugatuck / Douglas

Lake Michigan Marinas in Holland

  • Ottawa County operates the Ottawa Beach Marina, which is right on the western edge of Lake Macatawa. The marina also offers a free kayak launch and bike rental!
  • Eldean Shipyard is one of the oldest active boatyard facilities in the nation and has won numerous awards.

Lake Michigan Marinas in Muskegon

  • Safe Harbor Great Lakes boasts the only “deep port” on Lake Michigan.
  • Pointe Marine Association offers onsite service, various slip sizes, and transient slip options.

Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Saugatuck Vacation Rentals

A three-season porch of a Lake Michigan vacation rental overlooking the beach.It goes without saying there are a lot of options when it comes to Lake Michigan marinas in our neck of the woods and finding one with slip rentals isn’t always easy. Still, we hope our simple guide can help shed some light on where to go and at least point you in the right direction. As you plan your lakeside getaway, Unsalted Vacations invites you to browse our large collection of vacation rentals, all near the marinas above. For more information, just reach out online or call us at 616-383-5253 and start planning your Lake Michigan summer vacation!