West Michigan Area
Resorts and Cottages

Families taking a vacation to West Michigan enjoy staying at one of the many resorts or cottages found in the area. Most are located on Hamlin Lake, a 5,000 acre inland body of water with warm, calm waters. Resorts can accommodate small to large groups, and most offer kitchens, grills, playgrounds, and swimming facilities. The casual nature of resort lodging makes for a relaxing vacation, and a perfect setting for watching the sun set over the water.

Below are West Michigan's resorts and cottages. For other types of lodging, click on one of the categories below.

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Sauble Resort
Cabin Rentals at Vacation Station
4895 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
We offer new or rustic cabins which sleep five to six people. Cabins include fire pit, charcoal grill, refrigerator, and TV, along with full use of our heated swimming pool, spa, fishing pond, laundry facilities, restrooms, showers, playground, and other great family amenities. Availability is limited, so reserve your cabin today!
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Clark's Castle Point Resort
6239 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4594
Clean, comfortable cottages on Indian Pete Bayou, Upper Hamlin Lake. Four bedroom lake-front house, three bedroom bay cottage, 6 two-bedroom cottages, 2 three-bedroom cottages. Excellent boating and fishing. Pontoons and boat rentals available. Canoe and paddle boats complimentary. Swimming area, playground. Fish cleaning station, freezer on site. Group retreats and reunions welcome.
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Cottage Rentals at Vacation Station
4895 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
The new deluxe cottage rentals at Vacation Station sleep four to six people and include many luxury amenities such as central air conditioning and heat, fully equipped kitchens, flat screen cable TV, and comfortable beds. Enjoy our heated swimming pool, spa, playground, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, fishing pond, and much more.
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Ludington Vacation Rentals
(231) 757-3217
Clean, furnished houses for rent by the day/week/month. The "Lakeshore Shack", just north of Ludington, is one mile from Lake Michigan, Hamlin Lake, and Ludington State Park. Sleeps five, patio, full-kitchen, cable, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, firepit, grill, and AC. A similar 2-bedroom home on Hamlin Lake's South Bayou is also available for rent.
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Peaceful Acres Resort, LLC
2670 Piney Ridge Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 968-2292
On the southern tip of beautiful Hamlin Lake 1-1/2 miles from Lake Michigan--closest resort to the Ludington State Park. 16 housekeeping cottages on 14 acres of beautifully wooded lakefront. One bedroom to five bedrooms & two motel rooms. Safe sandy beach. Pontoon, fishing boat & motor rentals available for guests. Wi-Fi. (231) 843-2292.
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Sauble Resort & Boat Rentals
3443 N. Stearns Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8497
A favorite of families, couples, and anglers looking to create lasting memories. 31 cozy one to four bedroom cottages overlooking Hamlin Lake with Wi-Fi, some with A/C. Heated outdoor pool, boat/pontoon rentals, marina, playground. Picturesque views of Hamlin Lake, Ludington State Park, sand dunes, beautiful sunsets from the porch/patio of your cottage.
Sunny Birch Resort & Marina
3841 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4074
On Beautiful Hamlin Lake. Four affordable 2-bedroom air-conditioned waterfront cottages with Wi-Fi. Relax on the patio of one of our cheerful, clean cottages. Spend the day fishing, reading a book, or bird watching. Spectacular sunset views. Boat/pontoon rentals, private boat ramp and boat slips available. Open May-September.
Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals
6075 N. Victory Park Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5002
Open all year. 13 housekeeping cottages overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake. One to five bedrooms, some with fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. 40 acres of wooded land with hiking trails, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing. Canoes, kayaks, pontoon, fishing boat/motor rentals. No pets. Group retreats and reunions welcome--call for reservations and availability.
Vacation Lane Resort
3181 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9258
On beautiful Hamlin Lake. A sand dune away from Lake Michigan and a step back in time. Bring your families and have them experience what your childhood vacations at the lake were like. 1-3 bedroom cottages, private sandy beach, marina, playground, community center. Great fishing. Boats and slips available. Wonderful setting for reunions and retreats.
Waterside Resort & Boat Rentals
3298 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8481
On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean two-four bedroom newly remodeled housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, ice cream cones, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals, Wi-Fi. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval.
Willow-by-the-Lake Resort
4739 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2904, (888) 226-0791
Attractive, clean, air-conditioned, smoke-free, 1 & 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages. Located on the east shore of Lower Hamlin Lake. Beautiful, scenic view of sand dunes and sunsets. Sandy bottom swimming, play areas, and sand box for children. Waterfront deck, dockage for boats available. Open June-September. No pets.



For more West Michigan resorts and cottages, check out these additional lodging links:


Ludington State Park Area Resorts and Cottages -- Ludington State Park sites fill quickly. If you are unable to get a reservation on your preferred dates, consider staying at a nearby Ludington or Hamlin Lake cottage or resort.
Resorts and Cottages in Manistee, Michigan -- Enjoy staying in the heart of the Manistee National Forest along the scenic Manistee River. Make your vacation complete by exploring Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk.
Resorts and Cottages in Ludington, Michigan -- A favorite vacation spot, Ludington on Lake Michigan has wonderful resorts and cottages, many with lake views, fireplaces, and other ammenities!
Hamlin Lake Resorts and Cottages -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and vacations! Hamlin Lake has many resorts and cottages, some open all year.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes Cottages and Resorts -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Pentwater, Michigan Area Resorts and Cottages -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Located on the Lake Michigan shoreline, several cottages and resorts are closeby.
Cottages and Resorts near Scottville, Michigan -- Scottville, home of the famous Scottville Clown Band, is a small rural farming community. Here is a list of Scottville area resorts and cottages.

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