Here are the answers to getting the most from your Saugatuck Douglas gay friendly vacation at The Dunes Resort.

The Dunes Resort now has wireless internet throughout the property as well as in the main bar complex.


How To Rent a Dunes Resort Poolside Cabana?
Reservations must be done at the front desk:
Daily (M-TH)  $20/per
Weekend Daily (F, S, S)  $40/per
Holiday Daily*  $125/per
Seasonal Package (all summer) $2500 Exclusively yours!
**Holiday’s consist of 5/24 & 5/25, 7/3 – 7/6, 8/30 – 9/1

CELEBRATING 33 YEARS OF BEING YOUR GAY RESORT!

If you have questions regarding our gay and lesbian resorts and entertainment complex - we have the answers.

Your Saugatuck Michigan Home Page for Insiders Tips FAQs for A Gay Friendly Vacation:

Entertainment and Dining Questions:

Is there a cover or drink minimum at the pool?
What is the cover at the club?
Are you Adults Only at the pool and bar?
Are the different types of bars open to the public?
Do you have a DJ with gay club dancing?
Do you have male dancers?
Karaoke?
What is a tea dance?
Do you have gay nightclub pics?

Driving and Transportation Questions:

How far is the Dunes from Chicago or Detroit?
Do you have a map for traveling to the Dunes?
What is the closest airport to Saugatuck?

The Dunes Resort: Your Saugatuck Accommodations Questions:

Is The Dunes all men, women or both?
Is The Dunes transgender friendly?
Can you be nude at the Dunes pool?
How far is the beach from the Resort?
What are the lodging opportunities and amenities?
Are you pet friendly?

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Entertainment and Dining Answers:

Is there a cover or drink minimum at the pool?
No. To help you make the most of your Saugatuck Douglas gay friendly vacation, there is never a cover or drink minimum at the pool!

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What is the cover at the club?

Memorial Day through Labor Day
Friday & Saturday nights: $5
Sunday Tea: no cover
Holiday Weekends: varies (never more than $15 and includes all-day Tea Dance and PM activities

"Off" season
Friday & Saturday nights: $3 cover changes to $3 on Special Events (Cabarets, etc.): $

Winter
Friday nights: no cover
Saturday nights: $3

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Are you Adults Only at the pool and bar?

Yes, we are a 21-and-over bar.

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Are the pool and different types of bars open to the public?

The entire property is open to the public (pool, bar, etc.) so you can enjoy all of the amenities that make The Dunes one of the area's leading gay and lesbian resorts: a main bar with large dance floor (the Disco), a spacious patio bar (Tea Deck), a cabaret (with live entertainment - see schedule), and a new Game Room bar that overlooks the main bar and deck. With something for everyone, from gay night club dancing and party pics to casual relaxation, The Dunes easily becomes your gay resort!

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Do you have DJs and gay club dancing?

Check the The Dunes gay men resorts calendar of events. Our typical DJ schedule is below:

Memorial Day through Labor Day
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Thursday (July & August)
Mondays (Holidays only)

May, September and October
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

November through April
Saturday nights

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Male dancers?

Enjoy male dancers and gay club dancing every Friday night from Memorial Day - Labor Day, plus every Tuesday night in July and August. Be sure to check our calendar of events.

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Karaoke?

Make The Dunes your gay resort with karaoke every Thursday night, year round (no cover)!

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What is a tea dance?

A great excuse to have an afternoon party! Our TEA starts at 4pm and typically runs till 9pm (10pm on the holidays). Make the most of your Saugatuck Douglas gay friendly vacation and try the Dune's famous Long Islands! Tea Dances always have a DJ!

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Do you have gay nightclub pics?

A gallery of gay nightclub pics awaits your viewing pleasure? They go hand in hand with gay nightlcub dancing at The Dunes.

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What are my dining options?

At the Dunes Resort we have The Blue Frog serving great food to take with you. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day from 11 - 6 daily (closed Tuesday in J/A - and Wednesday in June). For other options, check out the Saugatuck/Douglas area business association. Or ask at the front desk for details.

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Driving and Transportation Answers:

How far are the Dunes from Chicago or Detroit?

We are a little over 2 hours from Chicago and the O'Hare Airport. The Holland Train Station is about 15 minutes from The Dunes if you want to take the train. Driving from Detroit takes about 3 hours. We've posted directions on our Driving page.

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What is the closest airport to Saugatuck?

Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) is about 40 minutes from The Dunes.

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Your Saugatuck Accommodations Answers:

Is the Dunes all men, women or both?

We are about 80/20 men/women. We do have three women's weekends a year where the property is 70/30 women/men. Whatever your gender, The Dunes is among the area's leading gay and lesbian resorts!

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Is the Dunes transgender friendly?

Absolutely! The Dunes is a great place to be who you are!!

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Can you be nude at the Dunes pool?

No. Michigan has strict liquor laws, no nudity in a liquor service area.

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How far is the beach from the Resort?

Oval Beach is about a 5 minute car ride. The Douglas Beach is about 3 minutes.

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What lodging opportunities and amenities are available?

The Dunes Resort gay hotel offers the best in gay friendly Saugatuck vacation accommodations with a combination of luxury, comfort and excitement with a total of 81 rooms and individual cottages on 20 acres. There are coffee makers in all the rooms except the original hotel (2 double beds) and the three styles of Dunes Rooms. All of the cottages, suites, king and standard motel rooms have small refrigerators. Beginning April 30, 2010 all Dunes Accommodations are smoke free per Michigan Law.

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Are you pet friendly?

We do accept pets with a $20 per night pet fee. Pets are not accepted in the Dunes Rooms.

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GOIN' ON @ THE DUNES SAUGATUCK, MICHIGAN

April 2014

April 2014 - March 2014

Spring TG Weekend 4/4-4/6
 

Spring Bear Weekend 4/11 - 4/13
Miss Dunes Resort 4/13

Easter Bonnet Contest 4/20

33rd Anniversary
Black & White Masquerade Ball
4/25 - 4/27
Summer's First Tea Dance 4/27


Bingolicious 2014

Bingolicious 2014 - October 2013

Bingo Every Sunday 4-7pm
W/Drink specials 4-6!

Hosted by your favorite drag personalities!


Anniversary Weekend

Anniversary Weekend - April 2014

33 Annual Black and White anniversary weekend .. and Masquerade Ball!


TG 2014

TG 2014 - February 2014

TG Weekend October 3-5


Summer Women's Weekend

Summer Women's Weekend - March 2014

Summer Women's Weekend
May 30 - June 1

Comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer 5/30 9pm
Advance tickets suggested 269-857-1401

Singer Songwriter Sami Grisafe 5/31
10:30pm in the Cabaret

DJ Monica Parker
Karaoke
Go/Go Girls
Hat Tea
Pool Parties