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Great small public beach with cardio

Be prepared for a lot of steps to and from the beach along with some climbing the sand dunes... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Thomas G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Best beach near Holland

We asked the locals where to find the best beach and were directed here. Beautiful beach, clean... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
katys0cha
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Berea, Ohio
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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
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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
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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 David M
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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 quiet with families having fun. Nice free Lake Michigan beach.

Thank Knittylaine
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is not the beach you go to for a quick visit. As the other reviews have stated, it is a workout to get to and fro. And since you'll want to stay for awhile, you'll need to be carrying supplies. We took an umbrella, chairs, a cooler and a beach bag...and we handled it pretty well. I was actually proud of us since it proved that we're in decent shape :) Stayed for several hours and enjoyed every single moment of our time on this quiet beach. It was a very sunny summer day so I imagine that what we experienced there was at max capacity...and it still felt calm and relaxing.

We'll be back!

3  Thank Julie C
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