The Sand Castle Inn

203 Dyckman Avenue, South Haven, Michigan 49090
Innkeeper(s): Charles and Carlene
  • Summary

    Comfort and Hospitality Forged Through Time

    Guests staying at the Sand Castle Inn will be treated as if they are royalty. Between its luxurious restored rooms, remarkably beautiful landscape, and incredible breakfast, the inn has been perfecting the craft of hospitality since the late 1800s and has seen it transformed into the modern resort it is known as today.

    Just one block from the beaches of Lake Michigan and a few more from the town of South Haven, the potential for adventure at the Sand Castle Inn is limitless. Wake up to amazing breakfast served in early sun, walk through the scenic grounds, and enjoy the deluxe amenities offered in one of ten guestrooms, including select private fireplaces, breathe taking views, and immense secluded decks. With a history of delivering excellent service and amazing specials, this is truly one of the best ways to experience the well-traveled sites of Lake Michigan.

    Perfect for quiet weekends, romantic adventure, and unforgettable weddings and social events, the inn has numerous specials ranging from Valentine’s to President’s day and offers guests plenty of opportunity to both relax and have fun. Named for both its legendary service and contemporary luxury, the Sand Castle Inn bed and breakfast keeps travelers returning to its steps time after time.


  • Introduction

    Sand Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast front of innSand Castle Inn, A Premier South Haven Bed and Breakfast

    Only One Block from Lake Michigan and its Beaches Only Three Blocks from Downtown South Haven.

    Come unwind at The Sand Castle Inn. Our upscale furnishings in every room, central air conditioning throughout the Inn, and special touches assure your comfort. A stay at the Sand Castle is sure to make your days in South Haven unforgettable.

    Wake up to a fabulous breakfast and dine on our open front porch, in the evening, enjoy a special moment with fresh hors d'oeuvres on your own private balcony. Walk one block to the beach and watch our amazing sunsets. Try all that is nearby; hiking, biking, golf, swimming, antiquing, wineries, canoeing, fishing, shopping, galleries, and much more! After your stay, you'll know why we call it "South Heaven". Our hospitality is second to none.

  • Guest Accommodations

    The Sand Castle Inn Tower SuiteSince the late 1800s, people have been vacationing at the Sand Castle Inn, a South Haven bed and breakfast, near the shores of Lake Michigan. After its recent total restoration, the Inn has nine spacious, lavishly decorated guestrooms, with fireplaces and private decks. An inviting alternative to typical chain hotel accommodations, The Sand Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast has a Victorian front porch with swing, white wicker furniture, and ceiling fans, as well as a lovely comfortable common room with fireplace.

    Our common areas include a designer decorated living room with fireplace and a large Victorian front porch overlooking beautiful Stanley Johnson Park across the street. We also have an outdoor heated pool for summer use and provide free wireless Internet access. Friendly, pampering guest service and a full gourmet breakfast are included.

    All of the guestrooms are individually designer decorated and have king sized beds, private baths, private balconies and ceiling fans. Most have private fireplaces. The B&B is centrally air conditioned, and each room has its own thermostat. We have rooms that are truly unique and are appropriate for special occasions or for that little something extra. Lodging at The Sand Castle Inn is conveniently located one block from Lake Michigan beaches and sunsets, three blocks from downtown South Haven and easy walking distance to all of the shops, restaurants and to South Haven harbor.

  • Conferences, Weddings, Groups

    Sand Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast porch

    Our intimate Inn is the perfect setting for your Michigan conference, group retreat, family reunion, or small wedding ceremony. We offer group travel accommodations for up to 30 people.

    If you're planning a business conference, we can help make it productive and conducive to original thinking and include, among other services and amenities, our Conference Room, break out meeting areas, social meeting areas and wireless, high- speed Internet access. Please schedule your business retreat with us!

    If you're searching for a romantic Lake Michigan wedding location, our Inn is a memorable and historic site, and we can help with your planning and additional services that you will need, such as catering.

    The Inn is within walking distance of local restaurants in South Haven, and you will want to take advantage of our gourmet breakfasts and afternoon hors d'oeuvres.

    For all business and social groups including family reunions and hobby retreats, we offer a unique, one-of-a-kind setting. Please submit the Request below, and we will speak to you soon about your unique gathering.

  • Directions

    Sand Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast doorstep

    1. Take I-196 North or South to Exit 20
    2. Take Phoenix Road west towards downtown South Haven, MI to the second light (Broadway)
    3. Turn right onto Broadway, following it left at the curve, and over the bridge, where it becomes Dyckman Avenue
    4. The Sand Castle Inn is on the right hand side (across the street from Stanley Johnson Park), about 1 1/2 blocks past the bridge
    5. Parking is off of Park Avenue, behind the condos and Inn

    Inn guests please park in the yellow colored parking spaces. The white colored parking spaces are for our Condominium neighbors.