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Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club

14710 Northwood Hwy, Arcadia, MI 49613-9716
+1 800-494-8666
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Am I still in Michigan? Amazing place

From the golf to the food to the bagpiper to the amazing views -- Arcadia Bluffs makes you feel... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary Jo M
Onekama, Michigan
Still the best

I don't know what it is, but this course continues to be something special. Conditions were... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Founded in 1999 in Arcadia, Michigan, the course is built on the bluffs above the shore of Lake Michigan and sits on approximately 245 windswept acres of lakefront property. The course drops 225 feet from its highest point down to the bluff, 180 feet above sea level, and has 3,100 feet of Lake Michigan shore frontage. Arcadia Bluffs resembles a seaside links course, with rolling terrain, and windswept natural fescues throughout. Players will be reminded of their favorite holes at Lahinch and Ballybunion, while enjoying breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from all points on the majestic layout. A Warren Henderson/Rick Smith design, Arcadia Bluffs offers players a golfing experience unlike anything in the United States. In addition to the golf course, Arcadia Bluffs offers world-class lodging. The Lodge at Arcadia Bluffs opened in 2010, and offers 15 well-appointed guest rooms, April through October. The Lodge is available, for private and corporate bookings, the months of November and December as well. Exceptional personal service is the hallmark of The Lodge. The Dining Room at Arcadia Bluffs offers a casual atmosphere, with an upscale feel. Again, personal service is paramount in The Dining Room, and the exceptional cuisine provides a truly unforgettable dining experience, every time out. Dining on the deck is available in the summer season, and offers incredible panoramic views of the golf course and beautiful Lake Michigan. The setting is simply breathtaking. The outside Patio Bar offers a casual setting, with a more relaxed atmosphere and menu. As with the Dining Room and deck, the Patio Bar offers unmatched vistas with world-class service.
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14710 Northwood Hwy, Arcadia, MI 49613-9716
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the golf to the food to the bagpiper to the amazing views -- Arcadia Bluffs makes you feel like you are not in Michigan anymore! Set on the shores of Lake Michigan, this is one of the most well-rounded and spectacular places I have...More

Thank Mary Jo M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I don't know what it is, but this course continues to be something special. Conditions were perfect again, greens ran fast and true, just remember the lake effect, and I don't mean the weather. Everything wants to run toward the water, so factor that into...More

Thank mprach024
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for a great golf course. Both guys and couples. Stay at the lodge for even a better time. Great service too

Thank Plasticpays
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I have played over 350 courses around the world. This is the most beautiful course I have played - and that includes Pebble Beach. The course is very challenging...probably too difficult for many players. Move up a set of tees, enjoy the experience, and soak...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It doesn't get any better than this, I've played golf all over the country, this premier golf destination should go to the top of your list. After golf, we enjoyed A wonderful dinner while being treated to a breathtaking sunset. Service, food, and the golf,...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was my 11 trip here, although the last trip was 10years ago. Spent one night at the new hotel accommodations and they were superb. Food, wine list and staff were just as I remembered, all top notch and so enjoyable. Views are unparalleled anywhere...More

Thank bigoChapelHill
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful and amazing location and layout. Wow, what a self- impressed, totally uptight atmosphere. 8 of us, all feeling like we were being reprimanding for trying to have some fun. One group never saw the beverage cart, one group saw here 3...More

4  Thank 0394893
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great food with a view. Cannot imagine golfing this course looks very difficult. Rolling hills. Have gone for lunch the last two weekends. Beautiful view of course and Lake Michigan from outdoor dining porch. Lunch for 2 approx $41. Not cheap but fantastic food. Price...More

1  Thank sheree e
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Arcadia Bluffs is a beautiful, memorable, but difficult golf course, especially with the wind blowing, which is most of the time. It is hard to imagine a golf resort more upscale than Bandon Dunes in Oregon, but this place might be. Everything is expensive (food,...More

Thank DickfromSeattle
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our foursome drove 3 hours for this event of a lifetime. Enjoy the views and every single hole will be remembered. The gps and cart technology is crazy nice. If you go to the website and go over the course before you come, that will...More

Thank michtravler20
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2016|
Response from Arcadia_Bluffs | Property representative |
Grand Rapids would likely be the only airport to have a direct flight from LGA. This would be about a 2.5 hour drive up to Arcadia Bluffs. If you fly through Chicago or Detroit you could fly into Traverse City which is just... More
3 June 2016|
Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Hi Jay, As long as there aren't hazardous weather advisories, players can continue to play in the rain. Of course golfer safety is the #1 priority. Thank you!
2 June 2016|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Rex, Arcadia Bluffs absolutely has a range available for golfers. Enjoy your day.