15 Best Vacation Rentals In South Haven, MI - Updated 2021

vacation rentals in south haven mi

Come visit the sugar sand beaches of South Haven along Lake Michigan. While staying in one of the vacation rental homes in South Haven, Michigan, explore this charming, lakeside town of 4,400. You will be able to enjoy the unique dining experience, wineries, boutiques, and the natural scenic beauty of the Lake Michigan area. Enjoy walking around the compact downtown exploring the boutique shops and restaurants. Rooted in maritime history, stroll over to the maritime museum or to the historic lighthouse to enjoy sweeping views of the natural beauty of Lake Michigan. The area offers nature trails, beautiful golf courses and stunning inland lakes for your recreational enjoyment during your visit to this area. Please check out one of these vacation rentals in South Haven, MI below.

1. Cozy apartment in downtown South Haven (from USD 143)

Enjoy your time in South Haven by staying in this charming, downtown apartment recently restored by its owners. There is one bedroom and one full bath on the first floor of the apartment which is ideal for those with mobility issues. The kitchen is available for guest use and is stocked with the basic necessities.

For the warm summer months, air conditioning is essential and this apartment accommodates guests with having it through the unit. For laundry needs, there is a laundry room in the building and a fee is charged to use the machines. Please note if booking this apartment. in June - August, it is only available on a weekly basis so no short stays will be accepted for bookings.

Michiana Apartment #1
South Haven, Michigan, United States
108 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was nice and clean with the amenities of cable and wifi included
the amenities were great and the size of the apartment was just perfect for the two of us
the outside is just as inviting with lovely decks table and chairs and flower boxes
we had such a great time in south haven we would highly recommend this apartment for future travelers
it was winter with very cold and windy days but the apartment was very warm and cozy
it was very clean and cozy
apartment was very clean and tidy
this apartment is nice and very clean
the condo was neat and clean and nicely decorated
space was very clean and checkin/our was easy
what really made the trip special was our host michael
michael responded to all questions in short order and was very helpful
our kiddos did great on the pullout and the outdoor beach shower was helpful
great location in a cool town
great location and super close to downtown and the beach
great apartment walking distance to everything we wanted to see
great space and great location
very cute updated space close to town and the beach
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2. Modern loft in South Haven (from USD 192)

Feel free to make yourself at home in this spacious two bedroom, one bath, centrally located loft in South Haven. The loft’s bedrooms and living room offer lots of space to relax while on vacation. Visitors are only a short walk to downtown, the beach, and the river area when staying here.

There is a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and fully stocked cupboards for guests who want to cook while away. Complimentary essentials such as toiletries, wifi, tv, air conditioning, and street parking are provided for guests to use while staying here. The building offers laundry facilities to guests for a fee.

Eagle's Landing: Beautiful downtown beach loft
South Haven, Michigan, United States
211 reviews
Entire loft 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is lot's of natural light and the furniture is all very new and comfortable
the kitchen had everything we needed and the sleeping arrangements were perfect for our family of five
the second floor bedroom loft was especially welcoming with its king size bed modern lights and ceiling fan
the beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well-stocked with pans dish towels toaster coffee maker etc
check in was super easy beds were comfy too
the condo was very clean and organized and communication was great
james place was a clean and convenient experience
the place was clean and spacious
clean modern and very stylish
very clean home with everything you need
hosts were very communicative and helpful
host was very responsive to a few minor issues and questions
james and lori were great hosts and very communicative
hosts provided everything we could possibly need; they’ve paid great attention to detail
communication with the host was easy and friendly
we like the location of this place
excellent place and location to everything
close to everything and a beautiful loft
such a perfect and cute little loft for any get away trip very close to everything and the beach
we love this location because it is walking distance from everything great in south haven
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3. Classic home in South Haven (from USD 237)

Stay at this cozy, classic home with two bedrooms, one bath, a living room, kitchen, and patio to enjoy the summer breezes. The kitchen is equipped with all appliances, except for a dishwasher at this time. The home is a short distance from downtown, the beach, and the marina for those taking it slow on vacation.

The fireplace is currently not working which would be ideal for cooler days, but the ac is just fine for those hot summer days. There is a grill on the patio to use for your own fish fry. The complimentary amenities include wifi, tv, dvd player, washer/dryer, and parking space. Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing stay at this bungalow.

Charming Bungalow Superior Street, Only 2 Blocks To Beach & Town
48 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house is adorable decorated cozy and comfy
Parking was a little inconvenient
My only complaint is that there was never enough hot water
Everything in the home was immaculately clean and well stocked with everything one could need
Able to walk to the beach with two young kids (and stroller) and into downtown Adorable little house - everything you need
(Great water pressure in the shower )
Owner was so easy to communicate with
Laura was a very accommodating owner as she was able to be flexible with our check in and check out times
I will definitely book with her again
Felt like a second home Close to the beach and had all the amenities we needed Laurie was a wonderful hostess
What a wonderful vacation we had Great space and location walkable to both the beach
two blocks from Kid'a Park and about a five minute walk or less to downtown
Great location and the house was spotless 5 minute walk to the beach and restaurants
The house is just two blocks from the beach and a few blocks from town
Two blocks from the beach
We were able to walk to the beach and kids park and easily walk back when naps were needed
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4. Modern beach cottage (from USD 199)

Make this your holiday home at the beach while staying in South Haven. It offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a full, modern kitchen, a large living room, and parking. The backyard offers plenty of room for kids to play and there is a grill for the whole family to enjoy a picnic dinner during the summer months. Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Michigan from the backyard as well.

For any entertainment needs, there is a tv, dvd player, video library, and stereo. Laundry machines are available for guests to use. This recently renovated, nautically themed home would make a perfect base for staying in South Haven.

Best Coast Cottage - Just a block and a half to the beach!!!
20 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
My husband loved sitting in the comfy chair in the new room with all the windows and light
it would have been nice to have a bigger table in the kitchen
but there is a great table in the newly added front room and a picnic table outside
The kitchen is fairly big has all the basics to cook
The house is exactly as it is in the description and photos
The house was very clean and the yard was great
Thanks Ben and Jen for sharing it with us
The rental was VERY clean and super close to everything that we needed
the owner was very accommodating
nice backyard and fire pit Hosts are great to work with
a great fire pit also
The Owner was AMAZING to work with and extremely attentive to anything we needed
the welcome gift was great Definitely looking forward to another visit
Great place and great location
The house is in the perfect location just a block from the beach and a few blocks to town
The property was in a great location where you could walk to restaurants and the beach was right there
Easy walk to the beach and all the restaurants and shops
Awesome location between south beach and downtown
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5. Cozy studio in South Haven (from USD 150)

This cute, comfy studio is available for visitors to the South Haven area. The studio offers a full kitchen with cooking necessities, bath, and queen bedroom to make your stay relaxing. It is located blocks away from the area’s attractions.

Enjoy the summer breezes on the front deck while eating breakfast. The backyard consists of seating for guest relaxation and a small dining area to enjoy the warm weather of the summer months. There are air conditioning and ceiling fans for warmer months and a fireplace for the cooler months to cozy up to.

Newly Renovated Cozy Efficiency
94 reviews
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only down side was a select few channels on the TV other than that it was commendable
that is unusual in S H and much appreciated
The "cozy efficiency" was just right for 1-2 people
The studio apartment we stayed in was cozy and inviting with all the necessary amenities needed to have an incredible time We arrived to an empty house with a simple message from Barb stating the ...
All the special touches in the studio apartment are wonderful from the linens to the artwork
The house and yard are lovely
but it felt clean and it served our purpose
many more Barb was great to work with
We entered the studio to a delicious blueberry breakfast cake and the best coffee grounds
We had hoped for a small compensation We rented and went out to the movies
Barb has done a wonderful job with this little studio Would definitely go back
Our efficiency was adorable and so clean
Only a block away from the water and a few blocks from downtown
Perfect location within walking distance of everywhere
Barb has a beautiful setup of a house
We were in Suite C of the house
It is a 5-10 minute walk to the beach and a 10-15 minute walk to town
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6. Lake Michigan beachfront cottage (from USD 160)

This cozy property just across from Packard Park boasts incredible sunsets and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. Guests can enjoy strolling along the beach or just exploring downtown. With its great location, many nearby establishments are well within walking distance. Bikes for both children and adults are also provided so you can bike around the neighborhood. Several other amenities like beach chairs and a grill and even a fire pit are available as well. They also offer parking on-premises and are even pet-friendly. Enjoy your South Haven trip, and have a comfortable stay in this charming home. You’ll surely love this wonderful lakefront cottage.

Blue View Too cottage-Steps from the beach/sunsets
South Haven, Michigan, United States
45 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage is charming and welcoming kitchen is super cute with table and chairs
this is a great cozy cottage that served our family of 4 perfectly
wonderfully clean and cozy
everything felt very clean and new
the cottage is clean cozy and very close to town
the house was sparkling clean and had a bunch of extra touches we didn't expect
great host and clean comfortable cottage would recommend to a friendthanks
mike was a great host and very responsive when we had questions
mike is a great host and was very communicative and accommodating
mike was a great host checking in and making sure we had everything we needed
the owner (mike) was very responsive
the owner was very nice and responded quickly to messages
location was excellent
easy walk to downtown for dinner and shopping
very cute house and great location right across from the lake and walking/biking distance to activities in town
excellent location and perfectly sized for our young family of 4
it has been fixed up and is a cute place to stay for a smaller group
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7. Stylish loft in the heart of South Haven (from USD 160)

If you’re looking for a place downtown that’s also close to the beach, then check out this modern condo. Located just a few minutes from downtown South Haven is this stylish and welcoming condo. With shops, restaurants, and other entertainment nearby, guests can enjoy spending time in the city center. It’s ideal location also makes it easy for guests to visit the nearby beach on foot. Ideal for a party of four, this brightly lit room has a balcony with a view, a comfortable living space, a fully equipped kitchen, and a laid-back bedroom. Guests also have access to free WiFi and on-site parking.

Airy loft condo in the heart of South Haven
South Haven, Michigan, United States
70 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if you want a stylish roomy comfortable space right in the middle of downtown south haven look no further
it feels tucked away once inside the condo & the central fan masks outside noise
such a pleasant stay the location was amazing and the air loft was cozy nautical and clean
the loft was nicely decorated and very comfortable
very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and great for a romantic getaway
it was super clean and had everything we needed
the place was sparkling clean and so stylish and cool
very clean place plenty of kitchenware bedding and towels
jackie the host is very easy to communicate with and very hospitable
jackie was an amazing host and the location is incredible
is extremely helpful at north beach we easily found parking before 10am
the location is great
cute space in a perfect location
cute loft with a great location
super central loft in downtown soha
location is ideal for shopping and eating out
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8. Lovely little blue cottage (from USD 230)

This lovely little blue cottage is centrally located with South Beach, and downtown South Haven is just an idyllic 12-minute stroll away. It is also near a number of cafes, restaurants, and shops where you can have good food after some shopping. Guests can enjoy the shores of Lake Michigan in South Beach, with host-provided beach umbrellas and lawn games (all free of charge). Ideal for six people, this cozy cottage has two bedrooms, an inviting living area, and a well-equipped kitchen. A small space in the backyard with a grill and a firepit, as well as side-street parking, is also accessible to the guests.

The Blue Pearl. Cozy fun cottage. Short walk to town. Wifi. Central air.
140 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage came equipped with everything a family might need for a comfortable fun visit to the lake
this place was awesome and so clean great location
clean comfortable and eclectic our family of 5 enjoyed our stay
bryan and becca were extremely easy to work with and very responsive with any questions we had
cute house and great location (you can walk everywhere)
was a wonderful location for our anniversary weekend
it was on the edge of a charming neighborhood but very close to a main highway
the house was super cute it’s was a nice 10 min walk into town
the house is in a great location literally minutes to just about everything
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9. Quaint lakeside home (from USD 115)

Located in South Haven Michigan, right next to North Beach, Little House is an inviting home offering a great experience for couples and small families. A comfortable double bed in a separate bedroom is joined by an additional futon allowing for diverse sleeping arrangements. The house has a full kitchen with all of the usual appliances, such as an oven and stove for cooking, as well as utensils and supplies - including coffee. Charming furniture and design make the place feel cozy, and it’s pet-friendly to boot. Air conditioning and a fireplace keep you comfortable regardless of the weather, while free internet and cable TV are available. With a gorgeous view of the water from the sliding glass door, and a short walk to downtown, come stay at Little House and explore what South Haven has to offer.

Little House Of 82 Esplanade on South Haven's North Beach.
87 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the little house was surface clean but could use a good deep clean
it could use a deep clean and a new mattress
owners were super helpful in every way possible and so kind hearted
host karen was easy to work with; responsive and helpful
love this location and karen the owner is so easy to work with
the location value and owner make this a great vrbo
good walk to town
this little house is in a great location
great location very small as advertised
it was a perfect location to the beach it was quiet and secluded
was a perfect place to getaway and go to the beach
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10. Classy condo near downtown South Haven

This chic condo is housed in a fully restored and converted historical industrial establishment. Elegantly modern, it is well-lit with sunlight entering through its wide windows. Located ideally, the property is only about a two-minute walk from downtown South Haven. Guests have easy access to restaurants, cafes, beaches, and hiking trails. You can enjoy either dining and shopping downtown or exploring the Marina District’s top attractions. Essentials like basic toiletries, fresh towels, beddings and linens, as well as a comfy queen-sized and sofa bed are provided. Amenities like WiFi, a full kitchen, and a washing machine are also available free of charge.

Loft Beach Retreat
South Haven, Michigan, United States
46 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment the sofa bed was incredible
great heated pool and spa
the condo amenities include two old school theatre rooms and a huge pool and hot tub
condo was clean and decorated nicely
condo was clean and easy to access
very clean with clear instructions
the apartment was very clean
very modern and updated and clean
gina was a great host and very responsive
had everything we needed and gina was an amazing host
loved gina’s place and she was very responsive
great place and great hosts in south haven
great place close to downtown
amazing location and beautiful condo
i would still recommend this location
great location - close to the beach and downtown area
great place to stay at for a weekend trip good location- everything is walking distance
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11. Classic Americana cottage

Enjoy staying in this newly renovated, two-bedroom, one bath maritime cottage with new wood floors and furniture. Upstairs offers a loft for the family to really spread out while on vacation. The kitchen, two bedrooms, living room, and bathroom are situated on the first floor which is ideal for those with limited mobility.

Please feel free to use the deck to watch the boats and enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of this beachside location. You’re located within walking distance of the beach, shops, and restaurants. For those with a car, there is complimentary parking available to them.

303 Eagle Street
South Haven, Michigan, United States
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

12. Modern condo in South Haven

Welcome to a private living complex in South Haven where you can spend your vacation in the privacy of one of their condos. The condo is a two bedroom unit with spacious bedrooms with queen beds and bunk beds for the kids. Each bedroom has balconies to enjoy the sun and lakeside breezes of the summer months. This is a corner unit, so you will have access to the private beach frontage and shared pool area with amazing lakeside views.

This unit offers guests a spacious living room, dining area, modern kitchen with bar, and bath with washer and dryer. For relaxation purposes, there are two patios on the first level of the unit. The front deck has comfortable patio furniture for guests to lounge on after a day of exploring and a gas grill if you like to cook on holidays. The condo is within walking distance of the North beach, parks, and the downtown.

Harbours #27
South Haven, Michigan, United States
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

13. Spacious home in South Haven

This home is perfect for families or large groups with four bedrooms and two baths. There is a full kitchen, dining area, living room, patios with seating, and solarium for visitors to enjoy the warm weather and cooling lakeside breezes during their stay. A garage is provided for guests.

Laundry machines are onsite for guests. Wifi, cable tv, and games are provided for entertainment needs while staying here. Air conditioning is available which is much appreciated during the warmer summer months when the lake breeze may not be enough. A fireplace is provided for cooler months or chillier days. The location is ideal for those who don’t want to travel too far to access the area’s sights, beaches, and restaurants.

Cozy and Comfortable
770 Phoenix street
5 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

14. Charming apartments in South Haven home

This classic family home with wood ceilings and floors offers separate apartments within for guests to make their vacation enjoyable while in South Haven. For relaxing, there is a wrap-around veranda with wicker seating out front with a small garden, to enjoy breakfast on before the day’s activities. The lovely backyard area is ideal with a seating and dining area and grill for guests to use freely.

This is a two-bedroom, one full bath apartment located on the main floor with full kitchen, living room, dining area, complimentary laundry, wifi, and two parking spaces for guests to use during their stay here. To help get you up for the day’s activities, the bedroom and living room have large windows which will bathe the rooms in sunlight. The large windows are also nice for enjoying the refreshing breeze from the lake, instead of air conditioning which is provided as well for warmer days when the breeze might not be enough to cool the apartment for comfortable living. The cottage is centrally located, making it an excellent choice for visitors to the South Haven area’s beaches, shops, and attractions.

Casa B - Steps from South Haven's Beautiful North Beach!
98 Chicago Ave
23 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

15. Condo in historic building

Visitors can stay in a condo in this historical building from the early 1900s. This Lake Michigan vacation condo in South Haven is a one-bedroom, one-bath unit with a full kitchen for guests to use. Amenities include cable tv, air conditioning, and an elevator. Wifi isn’t available here.

A coin-operated laundry is in the basement of the building where you can do your laundry and get rid of spare change. Parking is available to guests in a nearby off-site parking area. Finish off your day by spending it on the large patio offered to guests to enjoy the summer lake breezes and evening sunsets. The condo is near to the beaches, restaurants, and downtown.

Historic Condo Within Walking Distance To The Beach And Downtown South Haven
33 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Nice clean cozy condo
Rooms are a little on the smaller side
Enjoyable down time in South Haven: beach
Very spacious and well lit and equipped Amenities were great
Almost everything you need is supplied
The down side was sink and bath tub drips and kitchen floor was dirty
The condo was very nice and clean
It was very clean and well kept and is right next to the bridge in Southhaven and only a few blocks from the beach
Our experience was great with one exception
Laura was great to work with and very accommodating
There is a very cool drawbridge that is close to the condo so if you are sensitive to noise be aware Owner had a bag of local treats ready for us when we walked through the door
The futon was full of food crumbs and rather disgusting
The people above us stomped around and bounced a ball at all hours
It is also close to restaurants
Great location Convenient to everything
The location is great with quick access everywhere
In a beautiful location Love South Haven
Exactly what we were looking for close to everything but in a quiet end of town I would suggest WiFi at the property as we have AT&T service which is not good here
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Soaking up the sun in South Haven

Lake Michigan area of South Haven offers guests many choices of vacation homes to choose from to make their vacation a memorable one. A South Haven, MI vacation rental on the beach is just one of the few options in this lovely lakeside community has to offer. Enjoy the beaches, boutiques, walking trails, and other activities of South Haven. Book one of these lovely accommodations in the area and sit back and relax, enjoy the sun and refreshing breezes of the lake, either at the beach or on your own private patio.

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