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Beautiful Beach

We visited on a blustery, early spring day. It’s a beautiful area to stroll with lovely water and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mhesterton
,
Chicago
via mobile
Nice Beach

Even though it was a very breezy day, the water was great! We had a lot of fun in the waves. It... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
olfxyldy
,
Phoenix, Arizona
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Lake Michigan Beach, popular for its clear water and nice sand.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lake michigan” (102 reviews)
“clean sand” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
Perryman Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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"concession stand"
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"lake michigan"
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"lots of parking"
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"biting flies"
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"entry fee"
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"great place to watch the sunset"
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"pay to park"
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"white sand"
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"per day"
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"easy parking"
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"snack bar"
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"beautiful sunset"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a blustery, early spring day. It’s a beautiful area to stroll with lovely water and sand dune sights. It was fun to be there in the off season. Very peaceful.

Thank mhesterton
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Even though it was a very breezy day, the water was great! We had a lot of fun in the waves. It was a very clean beach.

Thank olfxyldy
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

That sums it up folks. You can be queer or hetero, non binary, and have a wonderful time. Family and single friendly.

Thank tnthorpe414
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Beautiful sandy beach, don't feel crowded if you stay closer to the entrance. Water is clear blue, my favorite beach on lake michigan.

Thank jzpurdue
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach. Spent the afternoon walking the beach and having a picnic lunch in January! Beautiful ice flows on the water

Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The beach is gorgeous. Lots of parking and easy to get to. One of my favorite beaches in the area. A must stop

2  Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The beaches of Western Michigan are a HUGE surprise to most of my guests from around the country, and world. They extend as far as the eye can see. #nosalt We are free of salt water, sharks, and other predatory animals in our "seas", and...More

2  Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Walk through the dunes to get to this nice beach - even in November, was very scenic. Look forward to coming back during the summer.

1  Thank BLtrvl
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

A very nice beach with ample parking. We love our walks - you can walk along the shore for over a mile in either direction. There is a good concession stand, clean restrooms, and plenty of sand to park yourself and enjoy for a few...More

2  Thank N G
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Oval beach is a must see! It's absolutely gorgeous! Families flock to this beach to swim, build sand castles, and catch a few rays! See it for yourself!

1  Thank trisha25teacher
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tjw036
11 February 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
my understanding is that dogs are not allowed on this beach. however, owners are known to bring their dogs and sit at the edge of the beach with them. some are fine with the dogs, and others are not.
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Gummibusia
30 July 2017|
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Response from sherriephillips | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no this is not an option for this beach. I think that it might have been in the past, but not anymore.
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Debby M
30 July 2017|
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Response from LMette | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response..... you can park right at the beach. We were there during a peak holiday weekend and we found parking although it was sparse.
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