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Laketown Beach

6710 142nd Ave, Holland, MI 49423-8561
+1 616-335-3050
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View is great. Small place and perfect for sunset!

It takes less than 5 minutes to go up the dune. The view from there is superb. The beach is small... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Toulouse, France
via mobile
If you hate crowds, this is your spot!

Not quite the Himalayas hiding Shangrila, but the hundreds of steps you need to climb over the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
via mobile
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6710 142nd Ave, Holland, MI 49423-8561
+1 616-335-3050
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It takes less than 5 minutes to go up the dune. The view from there is superb. The beach is small but during Fall we did not see much people!

Thank ET010203
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Not quite the Himalayas hiding Shangrila, but the hundreds of steps you need to climb over the mountains of sand to reach a magical beach guarantees only a few other visitors will be at this spot. My wife, daughter and I found this tiny sliver...More

1  Thank BigCoop73
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This small park at the end of West 142nd Ave is like unwrapping your favorite candy you only get once in awhile and only comes in a small size but is a treasured treat. You park and think, is it worth the park and walk?...More

Thank LarryT T
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Only in Holland for one night, but we heard there are fabulous sunsets from this beach. We used Waze to get there, and it seemed like we were going to the middle of nowhere! Finally came upon this little parking lot, walked up wooden steps,...More

2  Thank DonnainSpringfield
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is a small out of the way park that is not real busy .i enjoy walking from there to saugituck on the beach .and the beach deck at the top fo the dunes is great for just relaxing and enjoying the veiw

Thank roadking2013
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Laketown Beach is along the shores of Lake Michigan, but is on the other side of a huge sand dune. There are stairs and boardwalks, but the high winds through the year fill the steps and boardwalks. It is a lot of stairs up...More

Thank Traveler49423
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the most beautiful beaches on Lake Michigan, worth a trip any season. We live in Holland, never travel in the summer, it's too wonderful here

Thank H575DRrichardp
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Exhilarating walk up & then down over 200-300 steps (and sand) to get to the each at lakeside along Lake Michigan. Great exercise and great view

Thank gheist07
Reviewed 4 September 2016

South Haven has an awesome beach and a great place to swim. Love this beach and scene. Will definitely go here several times per year.

Thank marrd57
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The picture in the travel brochure did not do the height of the stairs justice. There are a LOT of steps to climb, but there are places to sit and rest along the way and the beach itself was really nice. It was small and...More

Thank Knittylaine
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Jasmine N
8 July 2015|
Response from Marty O | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure officially, I see them on the beach all the time.