Michigan is a beautiful state, with one of the longest freshwater shorelines in the world lines with cabins perfect for a romantic getaway. Within driving distance of Chicago and Detroit, you can find an area to escape to. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend away in the summer with your loved one or a snowy retreat in the winter, these cabins have something for everyone including lakeside cabins that offer opportunities and kayaking to cozy getaways nestled deep in the forest all with hot tubs, because what is a romantic cabin getaway without time to relax together.
Luxury Lake Cottage at Meemo’s Farm – Hersey, Michigan
Enjoy luxury accommodations secluded amongst the woodlands and overlooking a private lake at the Lake Cottage at Meemo’s Farm. The cottage features an open fireplace and a large open kitchen dining room area. Outdoors there is a fireplace and a large veranda with a hot tub with a beautiful view of the private lake.
Creekside Cabin With Hot Tub – Traverse City, Michigan
This 1940s log cabin has north coast vibes perfect for a romantic getaway with a great location. It is located directly on a creek and is within walking distance from the bay. There are two bedrooms and the interior is simple, with an updated kitchen and there is a hot tub perfect for a romantic evening. You can get coffee and breakfast in the morning at a nearby cafe and then go outside to have fun in the sun. The house is near the beach and close to the downtown area, hiking trails, wineries, and more.
2 Bedroom Cabin with Indoor Hot Tub – Grayling, Michigan
This two-bedroom cabin is in a perfect location for a couples getaway. Less than 1 mile from the famous Gates Lodge, an up north tradition since 1945. Located only 10 minutes away from forest dunes golf club, it’s perfect for golf enthusiasts. The area has a lot of hunting opportunities, fishing as well as snowmobiling in the winter. There is an indoor Jacuzzi tub, perfect for a romantic evening inside, and a newly renovated and fully equipped living room.
Beach House Cabin With Hot Tub – Gordon Beach, Michigan
Casa De Lago Beach House is a restored art deco era beach house with 4 bedrooms with a romantic wood-burning fireplace and a private large sandy Beach on Lake Michigan. Enjoy the outdoors with a custom lakeside kitchen with two dining tables, grill, pot warmer, wet bar, and wine captain.
Relax in the private hot tub or spend your time at the gazebo on the beach, where you can rest on the loveseat sofa sleeper. One of the many perks of staying at Casa De Lago is that it is only minutes to St Joseph and Saugatuck – two cute towns for browsing and shopping.
Mountain Cabin With Hot Tub – Boyne Falls, Michigan
Enjoy a private mountain cabin close to golf and the Alpine chairlift to the slopes. This 3 bedrooms luxurious cabin has a living room with a wood-burning fireplace and a full gourmet kitchen and windows providing an incredible view of northern Michigan. The unit has a spacious deck with a hot tub that is completely private.
Nearby is Boyne Mountain, a golfer’s and skier’s paradise. The top-rated skiing and snowboarding are available and the golf courses rank in the Midwest. There is also a water park, tennis courts, Deer Lake beach property, and several dining options nearby.
Aframe Lake Cabin – Ludington, Michigan
The Arrowhead Cabin located in the Upper Hamlin area is a charming rustic cottage that can be used as a perfect romantic getaway with modern amenities. The cabin has access to a great view of the lake also includes access to a dock, rowboat, and two kayaks. The cabin has a fully stocked kitchen, gas grill with a large deck overlooking the lush forestry, and an outdoor hot tub! Take a walk through the woods or enjoy sitting at the fire pit while watching animal life in its natural habitat. If you like peace and quiet this place is perfect for you!
Riverside Cabin – Indian River, Michigan
The 310 Cabin is located directly on the Sturgeon River, about a ½ mile off of Burt Lake. The 3 bedroom cabin has an outdoor hot tub, gas grill, and patio perfect for enjoying your time outside. Bring a kayak, canoe, or raft and enjoy the fastest flowing river in the lower Michigan peninsula, or head to Big Bear Adventure within walking distance where they have all the equipment you need for some fun and adventure. If it is too cold to get in the water you can spend some time fishing, and in the winter you can make your way to ski resorts, snowmobile trails, hunting, and ice fishing are not far away.
River Front Cottage With Hot Tub – Indian River, Michigan
The River’s Edge cabin is perfect for couples looking for an adventurous, yet romantic getaway. The 2 bedroom cabin is directly on the famous Indian River and has a sandy beach are off the dock, which can accommodate a boat up to 30’. The rental comes with plenty of equipment for you to use during your stay including a canoe, aqua cycle paddle boat, and two kayaks at the private dock directly in front of the cottage.
Lake Michigan Cabin – South Haven, Michigan
Get lost in the peace and tranquility of this secluded, nature-inspired rustic cabin nestled in the woods just a few miles south of South Haven. With unobstructed views of Lake Michigan from every room and beach access, just a short walk away, this is a perfect slice of heaven!
When you’re not out exploring the miles of walking paths and woodlands, make yourself at home enjoying a sunrise view from one of the decks overlooking Lake Michigan. Should you want to stay in, there is an indoor wood-burning stove to add some romance to the evening.
‘river Groove’ Cabin – Saugatuck, Michigan
This newly constructed cabin on the west side of Kalamazoo River offers the best of both worlds; a trail directly behind the house leads you to Oval Beach while being just across the river from downtown Saugatuck. For enjoying the outdoors there is an open balcony overlooking beautiful wooded dunes with a screened porch as well as a 6 people hot tub for your relaxation.
Big Red Cottage on Saugatuck Harbor
What better than a getaway to recharge and reconnect with your partner? The Big Red Cottage offers just that – a relaxing weekend away from the city. You’ll enjoy apple picking, sipping cider, visiting the pumpkin patch, and so much more.
Enjoy the open concept living space with vintage cottage finishes and soaring ceilings. It comes with two separate bedrooms and separate living space on the lower level. It also has a screened porch that wraps the upper-level front of the cottage, situated right on the dune bluff. You’ll love the gorgeous views of the harbor.
Luxury Custom Built Log Cabin With Indoor Pool and spa on Lake Michigamme
This luxury cabin with an indoor pool is a perfect location for couples to visit for a weekend getaway. The landscape of this area is so beautiful, you can see one of Michigan’s largest inlet lakes, Michigamme, from the large windows and it’s just shy of 4300 acres. It is great for swimming, boating, and fishing or you can walk down to the water and enjoy 340 feet of waterfront.
Sunrise Sunsation with Hot Tub on Mullett Lake
This cozy lake cottage located on the North Central System, Topinabee, Michigan, is a perfect getaway destination for couples and small families. The cabin has log furniture all through and has a rustic nautical design.
It features a firepit, a propane barbecue grill, and a patio set umbrella. It is located only a short distance away from the town where you can get your groceries. The kitchen is fully packed with every appliance you will need, such as a microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and more.
You can enjoy some Lake activities such as swimming and fishing as the cottage is located only one block away from a public boat launch.
Romantic Sunset Beach Cabin Lake Arrowhead With Hot Tub
The lakefront cabin is located only 6 miles away from downtown Gaylord, Michigan. You get to enjoy a beautiful view of the lake from the comfort of the hot tub. It features a recreational room containing Ping pong and foosball. You can even bring your pet with you as it has a dog kennel located in the garage.
You can engage in some lake activities such as swimming and other boating activity. Nothing screams summer vacation than spending time in this cabin. Have fun as you engage in outdoor activities such as hiking, skydiving, Elk viewing, skiing, and more.
Serenity Beach Haus on Otsego Lake w/Hot Tub
Leave your worries behind as you spend time in the luxurious Otsego Lake cabin located in Gaylord, Michigan. It is a dreamland for you if you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway. Enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding area as you soak in the outdoor hot tub.
You can relax as you take in the sunrise on the deck just by the lake. Have fun with activities such as swimming, fishing and enjoy an outdoor barbecue with your friends and family.
You can go hiking and skiing in the surrounding area covered by nature and rich in wildlife.
The River’s Edge Cabin w/Outdoor Hot Tub on Indian River
Enjoy nature’s brilliance in this luxurious cabin located along the Indian River in Michigan. You can spend your days fishing for bluegill or walleye, or you can go on a boat ride on the river.
The cabin has a rustic elegance design with air conditioning. It contains all new log furniture in all the rooms. You get to enjoy the benefits of a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, microwave, washer and dryer, and more.
Wake up to the beautiful sight of ducks and swans swimming around the river. You get a perfect view of sunset and sunrise.
Leister Kabine A Cozy Cabin In The Woods
Leister Kabine is a cozy log home in a private wooded area just minutes from everything the Bellaire Shanty Creek Resort area has to offer. You can enjoy golfing, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, wine tastings, Shorts Brewery, and the picturesque Chain of Lakes. There is also a shared hot tub and indoor pool in the community.
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