We know sometimes a vacation doesn’t feel complete without our furry four legged friends! While not all of our properties allow pets, there are some that welcome them. To help with planning, we’ve compiled a list of the pet friendly properties in South Haven and Saugatuck/Douglas. Don’t wait until it’s too late, find the place that suits your vacation needs and book today! 

South Haven 

Gardenside Cottage is set on two acres of private property and is just a short drive to the beaches and downtown. After a long day of fun, kick back and relax at the hot tub or fire pit. This lovely cottage sleeps up to eight guests and you’ll find plenty of parking for your toys. 

Close to Newcombe Beach, A Lighthouse Retreat sits on 4.5 acres. Relax by the fire pit, in the hot tub, or in the Yurt in the wooded area. You’re only a short drive to downtown South Haven for shopping and dining. This spacious 6 bedroom home sleeps up to 15 guests making it a perfect spot to have larger gatherings. 

The birds that surround the lush property will have you feeling relaxed while staying at The Birds Nest. The beautiful two-story home can comfortably accommodate up to ten guests. Within walking distance from the property, you’ll find the private beach and Sunset View Park. Downtown South Haven and downtown Douglas are both ten minute drives away while downtown Saugatuck is just a 15 minute drive. After a fun filled day, sit back and relax in the Adirondack chairs at the firepit, next to the Koi Pond. 

Enjoy a moment of Zen as soon as you step into Blueberry Beach House. This spacious house sleeps up to ten guests comfortably. The beach is just a short walk away as well as the Harbor Club Marina and Resort. There you can rent golf carts, low speed vehicles, boats, kayaks, paddle boards and bikes. Bringing your own toys? The Harbor Club Marina offers slips to rent. One of the difficult choices you’ll make is to eat out at one of the delicious restaurants nearby or to cook using the outdoor grill. 

A peaceful getaway is what you’ll get with your stay at Blueberry Pines. Eight guests will have plenty of room in this two house rental. Relax in the sandy shallows of North Lake or go fishing at the end of the private dock. Explore the lake using the provided kayaks or paddle board. A lily pad for swimming is also available. The fire pit is a great place to enjoy some s’mores or relax in the hot tub. For your dining, entertainment, and shopping experiences, South Haven, Fennville and Saugatuck are all a short drive away. 

It’s time to Escape to the Lake! Your quiet lakefront vacation home is calling for you and nine other guests to come and enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views of the lake. It’s the perfect place for tubing, water skiing or just taking it easy in the water. Take a quick 20 minute drive north to South Haven or a 15 minute drive south to St Joe to enjoy the wineries, breweries, and more! Back at the house, you’ll find a four seat paddle boat, a kayak and three paddle boards. The dock is available for private boats and two boat trailers are allowed on the property. 

Nestled atop a wooded dune, with a three tier open layout and stunning views of the lake, Gebhard Chalet is the perfect destination for up to eight guests. Just ten miles north of Benton Harbor and ten miles south of South Haven, you have access to the region’s attractions. On the way to the private beach there is a swing set with a gymnastics bar. Inside the home you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen, a large island and an expandable dining table. On the decks, there is a gas grill, lounge furniture and a dining table. 

Located in the desirable rustic gated resort community of Palisades Park Country Club is Happy Days. The cozy cottage sleeps up to six guests and is only 15 minutes from South Haven. The open concept living area has plenty of seating, a fireplace, kitchen, skylights, a smart tv and the sunroom has plenty of games and cards. Outside is a large deck with a propane BBQ. Within the 600 acres of Palisades Park Country Club are hiking trails, areas for swimming and kayaking, or you can take a stroll along the boardwalk. Also in the area is a soda bar with snacks and ice cream. 

Six blocks from South Beach and four blocks from restaurants and shops, is School Street Haven. The space is perfect for a gathering of up to ten people. Inside the home is a ready-to-go kitchen, upper and lower living areas, two smart TVs, plenty of games, and a foosball table. Outside is a grill, patio and a fire pit. 

Located just across the street from Lake Michigan, you’ll send all your worries when you stay at Shady Nook. This cute home is ready for you and seven others to make great summer memories. There is a spacious backyard with a fire pit making it a perfect place to gather and relax after a long day. Close to the property is Kids Corner Park and South Beach. 


Located above the Roan & Black art gallery is a great place for an art enthusiast to stay! Roan & Black has private access to the house from the side of the building. You’re just a short drive away from everything downtown Saugatuck has to offer and the river is a mile away. Need a beach fix? Oval Beach is less than four miles away. This cozy getaway for four people has a screened in porch for you to enjoy a beverage. After a fun filled day of enjoying art, shopping, dining and the beach, cozy up around the fire pit in the backyard to reflect on the day. 

Just a couple blocks away from downtown Fennville, is Blue Comfort Inn. This beautiful large home sleeps up to eight guests and has an open kitchen and dining. In the kitchen you’ll find new appliances and the basics for a delicious homemade meal. Three of the bedrooms include smart TVS. Outside is a new hot tub, fire pit, and horseshoes.

Picture this: a private beach, a bonfire pit, an evening sky filled with stars, and the beautiful Lake Michigan. That’s exactly what you’ll get with your stay at Glenora Bluffs. The three-acre property is perfect for a large gathering of up to 14 guests. Sit on the deck and take in the views or go to the private beach and recharge as the waves crash over your feet. Want to go shopping or grab some ice cream? The property is conveniently located in between Saugatuck/Douglas and South Haven. For an active vacation, you’ll find an assortment of activities including ladder ball, kayaks, inflatable water toys, corn hole, badminton, croquet, and a paddle board. Less than ten miles away is Kal-Haven Trail which is perfect for biking. 

Enjoy views of Lake Michigan from the front porch of Mr. Toad Cottage. The two-story house has plenty of room for ten guests and the kitchen has a built-in wine fridge. Enjoy a morning or evening beverage on the screened in porch. For some relaxation time, use the outdoor tv to stream some Netflix. Enjoy the stunning Lake Michigan views from the second floor balcony. When it’s time to hit the town, Fennville’s public beach is a mile up the road while South Haven and Saugatuck are only ten minutes away. Wanting to get the small town feeling? The charming Downtown Glenn is just a few minutes from the property. 

Looking for a charming getaway for up to 12 people? Look no further than Ros Na Cille in downtown Saugatuck. The cottage is a few hundred feet away from the river boardwalk and a five minute walk from the heart of downtown Saugatuck. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the patio and after a fun filled day, unwind with a movie night using the 48” tv and dvd player. Want some time to decompress? There is a cozy library right off the dining room with a door leading to another porch. This home may be on the older side, but it has been updated with modern conveniences and has a lot of porch space! 

Sitting in the middle of a six acre forest of hardwood trees is a chic and contemporary house with room for ten guests. Sanctuary House is perfect for a relaxing vacation with its spacious screened in porch surrounded by trees. Saugatuck and South Haven are about 15 minutes away on Blue Star Highway. Glenn’s beach is a half-mile walk on a path through the woods or just a quick drive away. The beach is rocky so we definitely recommend wearing water shoes! Back at the house, you’ll find a tennis court (with rackets) that is perfect for a match, a game of soccer or other sporty activities. There’s also lawn games, beach items, and a charcoal grill. After a day of fun, kick back and relax in the hammock or by the fire pit. 

Enjoy laughs by the fire pit, meals on the deck, and beautiful sunsets when you stay at Sunset Bluff. You’re just a short drive away from the local beaches. Inside the home, you’ll have plenty of space for up to eight people. Enjoy meals or relax in the spacious backyard overlooking Lake Michigan. 

Steps away from Downtown Saugatuck and surrounded by trees is Tall Trees. This cozy cottage has room for six guests and a screened in porch for your relaxation needs. Have a barbeque on the gas grill or if you don’t feel like cooking, enjoy one of the many delicious restaurants in Saugatuck/Douglas. Enjoy a summer evening making memories and s’mores around the fire pit.

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