Here are the answers to getting the most from your Saugatuck Douglas vacation at The Dunes Resort and Gay Hotel.

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


Looking 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

FAQ's About The Dunes Resort & Gay Hotel

If you have questions regarding our gay hotel resort and entertainment complex, we have the answers.

Browse the questions about your next gay friendly vacation below, and click on the link to jump to the answer:

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?
Do you have 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 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 lodging opportunities and amenities are available during my Saugatuck Douglas vacation?
Are you a pet friendly gay hotel?

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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 gay friendly Saugatuck Douglas vacation, there is never a cover or drink minimum at the pool!

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What is the cover at the club?

We offer affordable cover charges at the Dunes, one of the best gay bars in Michigan!

Memorial Day through Labor Day
Friday & Saturday nights: $5 (Saturday's 7/12 - 8/16 Cover $10)
Sunday Tea: no cover (except Holiday Tea)
Holiday Weekends: varies (never more than $20 and includes all-day Tea Dance and PM activities)

"Off" season
Friday & Saturday nights: $5 during Special Events (Cabarets, etc.):

Winter
Friday nights: no cover
Saturday nights: $5

Contact us to request specific cover charge information on holiday weekends and during special events.

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Are you Adults Only at the pool and bar?

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

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Are the pool and different types of gay 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 hotels 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 favorite destination for gay bars in Michigan!

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Do you have DJs and gay club dancing?

Check the The Dunes gay men resorts calendar of events on the top right side of this page. Our typical DJ schedule is below:

Memorial Day through Labor Day
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Mondays (Holidays only)

May, September and October
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

November through April
Saturday nights

You can also learn more about our featured DJ's here.

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Do you have Male dancers?

Enjoy male dancers and gay club dancing every Friday night from Memorial Day - Labor Day, plus every other Tuesday night in July and August. Be sure to check our calendar of events. (See top right side of page for schedule).

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Do you have Karaoke?

Yes, the bar at The Dunes gay hotel and resort has karaoke every Thursday night, year round (no cover)!

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What is a tea dance?

A tea dance is 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 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. You can also see more pictures on our Facebook page.

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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 10 - 5 daily (closed Tuesday in July/August - 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?

A Saugatuck Douglas vacation at The Dunes is just 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 to the Dunes takes about 3 hours. We've posted directions on our Driving page.

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What is the closest airport to Saugatuck Michigan?

Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) is about 40 minutes from The Dunes Gay Hotel and Resort.

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The Dunes Resort 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 GLBT resorts, with the best gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender bars in Michigan!

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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 away from the Dunes Resort. The Douglas Beach is about 3 minutes away.

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What lodging opportunities and amenities are available during my Saugatuck Douglas vacation?

The Dunes Resort gay hotel offers the best in gay Saugatuck accommodations with a combination of luxury, comfort and excitement, boasting 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. All Dunes accommodations, bars and motel rooms are smoke free per Michigan Law.

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Are you a pet friendly gay hotel?

We do accept pets with a $25 per night pet fee.

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GOIN' ON @ THE DUNES SAUGATUCK, MICHIGAN

December 2014

December 2014 - November 2014

Every Weekend at the Dunes Resort!


January 2015

January 2015 - December 2014


Karaoke Friday!

Karaoke Friday! - October 2014

Karaoke Every Friday Night


Pot Luck/Euchre

Pot Luck/Euchre - October 2014

Pot Luck & Euchre Every Thursday 6pm


Bingolicious

Bingolicious - October 2014

Bingo Every Sunday
4-7pm
W/Drink Specials 4-6

Proceeds Benefit
West Shore Aware!