"Although there was no snow, we enjoyed the warmth of the house and seeing four deer right outside our window." The Jeschkes
"We celebrated our friend's 80th birthday with tons of laughter, great food and the best of friends in your wonderful home. We loved the huge table for great meals and lots of games and conversations!" The Chicago Friends
"Lake-effected snow winter wonderlands, ice skating in town, sledding down hills, warm fireplace...good times had by all!" The Termatts
"We have stayed many places through-out Michigan and this experience was by far the best......we will be returning. Thank you!" The Piltz Family
"The house is lovely and the town and area quaint and warm. Just what we wanted from a retreat location!!" The Riley Family
"Great family vacation! The house was great, accommodated all of our needs. We will definitely be returning." The Maloney Family
We hope that you enjoy every aspect of your trip to South Haven. Here are the experiences that our staff members don’t want you to miss…
Pizza Maria's Taste of Italy (330 Center Street, South Haven) We love Maria’s gourmet dining experience and family atmosphere! Their dough is made fresh daily and Maria’s offers fine wine or hard cider to accompany your meal
Pizza Hut (880 E South St, South Haven) Pizza Hut/Wings Street is a great option if you want pizza delivered directly to your cottage.
Casual Dining Clementine's (500 Phoenix St, South Haven) Clementine’s has become a South Haven landmark and is a must stop while in town! They offer classic American cuisine, a kids menu, and a full bar. Captain Nemo's Diner (407 Phoenix St, South Haven) Nemo’s is a casual diner in the downtown area of South Haven. Our favorite thing about the diner is the ice cream bar- offering a full selection of Sherman’s local ice cream with fresh home-made waffle cones!
Fine Dining Tello Italian Bistro (524 Phoenix St, South Haven) Tello’s is known for setting the perfect “date night” atmosphere- complete with candlelight, soft jazz music, and friendly wait staff. Tello’s also offers a great Michigan wine list.
Sophie's Steakhouse (272 Broadway St, South Haven) Sophie’s is known for having the best steak and burgers in the area. It is an upscale steakhouse great for grabbing dinner with friends or celebrating a special occasion (happy hour is 4-7pm!).
Coffee & Tea Cafe Julia (561 Huron St, South Haven) Julia’s is comfortable café which offers wonderful coffee/tea breakfast & lunch, plus baked goods, wine & tapas.
Biggby Coffee (330 Blue Star Hwy, South Haven) Biggby is a regional coffeehouse chain serving specialty drinks, smoothies & baked goods. It is in an easily accessible location and great for coffee on-the-go.
Things To Do Lakeside Entertainment (Blue Star Memorial Hwy, South Haven) Lakeside Entertainment is a great place for a family night or celebration. It is a 16 lane bowling alley with a mini golf course, full restaurant, and full bar. We recommend the nachos and pizza!
Black River Tavern (403 Phoenix St, South Haven) The B.R.T. is a go-to venue for a night out on the town in South Haven! Locals love the BBQ ribs and draft beers. Entertainment includes live music, trivia nights, and stand-up comedy. Michigan Theater South Haven (210 Center St, South Haven) This historic 3 screen movie theater is affordable and quaint.
Black River Boat Rentals
These boats launch from the marina adjacent to the Harbor Club Resort in which many of our cottages are located. Pontoon and speedboats are available to our guests at competitive prices and the proximity to your rental property makes the rental process convenient and quick.
For additional suggestions, please feel free to call us at 269-906-9490. We are happy to provide recommendations, directions, and contact information for local businesses!