LeBear Resort: Luxury Resort on Lake Michigan Near Sleeping Bear Dunes in Glen Arbor

Luxurious beachfront living at LeBear Resort.

The moment you walk through your vacation rental doorway, you will spot the beautiful decor and designer furnishings.

Living room.

The gourmet kitchen is stocked with all the necessary cooking and eating utensils.

Converse around the dining room table over a home cooked meal.

Luxurious master bedroom with king bed and private deck access.

Rest your weary bones in the master's infinity tub

Master bath.

Guest bedroom has a pyramid bed and queen bed with connected bathroom.

Queen bed in guest room.

The den offers another place to escape to and relax.

Queen Murphy bed in the den offers additional sleeping.

Outdoor pool.

Pool, hot tub, and beach - right at your fingertips!

Rest your weary bones after traveling in the outdoor hot tub.

Enjoy meals and converse with friends poolside or by the fire.

Beautifully finished bonfire space for cool summer evenings.

Enjoy an indoor pool and hot tub on those cooler days!

Gather the family around a beach bonfire.

Parking and front entrance to LeBear.



Property at a Glance

5 Star

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2.5 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Sugar sands beach
  • Community indoor and outdoor pools
  • Community sauna
  • Boutique fitness center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Smoke free
  • No pets allowed

One of the finest resorts on Lake Michigan, LeBear Resort offers luxury vacation rental accommodations on a white sugar sands beach. This 5-star beach resort is located in the town of Glen Arbor in the Leelanau Peninsula and is just minutes away from the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted “The Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America.

LeBear is the ideal choice for guests seeking luxury Glen Arbor vacation rentals with its convenient location just minutes from the town’s fine restaurants, galleries, and shops. The Leelanau area’s world-class recreation includes boating, fishing, golf, hiking, biking, and downhill and cross-country skiing. Please note that during the summer months, rentals are by the week, Friday-Friday. 

LeBear Resort features 14 condominium-style residences each accommodating up to 8 people. Each residence has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a full-size gourmet kitchen, and a view of Lake Michigan.

Among the finest family resorts on Lake Michigan, LeBear offers a white sugar sands beach with a bonfire area and elegant changing rooms; both indoor and outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs; a fitness center with a sauna and massage therapy; complimentary Wi-Fi; and a clubhouse featuring a kitchen, fireplace, and billiards.

Relax in lounge chair on the beach and take in the view of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands, or watch the breathtaking Lake Michigan sunsets from your private balcony.

Concierge services include dining recommendations and reservations, excursion recommendations, special requests, and unparalleled pursuit of guest satisfaction. Valet services include pre-arrival grocery shopping and delivery service with 48-hour notice via fax, as well as “Bell Man” service from vehicle to residence.

A view of the sunset over Lake Michigan from the dining room at Blu.

A view of the sunset over Lake Michigan from the dining room at Blu.

During your stay at LeBear, be sure to make a reservation with Blu, an award winning contemporary American cuisine restaurant with a daily menu that sources the freshest local ingredients available. Blu features an extensive wine list representing the wine regions of the world along with the best local selections from northwest Michigan. The glass-walled dining room features panoramic views and glorious sunsets dancing on Sleeping Bear Bay and North and South Manitou Islands.

Come experience a classic grand tradition of fine resorts, casual elegance, and luxury living. Experience LeBear.



  • Located in Glen Arbor, Michigan
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8: 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 1 full/twin bunk bed
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,100 Square Feet
  • Private Deck
  • Walk-In Shower
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Gas Log Fireplace
  • Gas BBQ Grill
  • Elevator
  • Telephone
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Ironing Board
  • Concierge Services
  • Valet Services
  • Smoke Free
  • No Pets Allowed


  • Full Size Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Toaster Oven
  • Blender
  • Dining Room Table Seats 8

Entertainment & Activities

  • Sugar Sands Beach with Fire Pit
  • Indoor Pool and Sauna
  • Seasonal Outdoor Pool and Whirlpool
  • Community Sauna
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Clubhouse with pool table
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 3 TVs
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Community DVD Library
  • Blu: On-Site Award-Winning Restaurant
  • Area Dining and Shopping
  • Area Golf, Boating, Fishing, Biking, and Hiking
  • Area Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing
  • 2 Stand-Up Paddleboards
  • 3 Kayaks
  • Pedal Bikes


From Facebook:

From TripAdvisor:

“The spaciousness and amenities in the unit were first class with an incredible water view. We enjoyed watching the eagles from the wide expanse of living room windows…. The on-site restaurant exceeded our expectations as well.” — GretaTravels2015

“From the ground floor up to our extremely spacious and breathtakingly beautiful condo the upkeep was admiral. Oh by the way, the view of the lake cannot be beat. I cannot say enough in words how amazing my stay at LeBear was.” — Zach G

“I surprised my husband with a stay at LeBear as a gift for his 40th birthday and I can honestly say it was the most incredible weekend trip we’ve ever had. The resort was gorgeous, the staff exceptional and the views – AH-mazing.” — Susanne S

“Breathtaking! LeBear is truly in a class of it’s own. It is an incredible vacation experience. It boasts of beachfront, pools, sauna, hot tub, steam showers, game room, workout room and much more. Just one visit and we were hooked.” — Jeanne L

“The views of Sleeping Bear Bay and the Manitou Islands are simply amazing and the water is gorgeous. LeBear is perched right on the beach, so you have easy access to a private pool and a private sandy beach. AAHHH I was in heaven, I’ll have to apologize for my gushing, it was just the most beautiful and perfect vacation that I’ve ever had. So, if you are even thinking about staying here, DO IT. Nowhere else in the Leelanau Peninsula will compare. Oh and be sure to have dinner at Blu, which is located on the first floor overlooking the lake.” — cherrylife11

“LeBear enjoys a perfect location, a short walk to the heart of the commercial area with shops, restaurants and everything the city of Glen Arbor Michigan has to offer and also with perfect location on a gorgeous beach of pristine Lake Michigan with beautiful views of the Manitou islands and Bear Dunes National Park. Tons of nearby outdoor recreation.” — FishermanOhio

“Nothing better than this!!! LeBear offers the most luxurious accomodations and guest services in the most beautiful spot in America – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I’ve captured the most dazzling sunset pictures from our porch overlooking Lake Michigan each of the 3 times we’ve stayed here. Lots to do in the area – boating, wineries, biking, hiking. Can’t wait to return!” — David H

“Unbelievable!!! This is the nicest resort I have ever stayed in… Awesome!!!” — TCTravel85

“This luxury residential resort is the perfect place to RELAX, with first class amenities. Everything was great, from the concierge to the bellman to the breathtaking views of the legendary Manitou Islands…. This is definently a place I would return to time and time again!” — letsgo80

From Yelp:

“I can sum up Lebear with one word: WOW. Absolutely amazing.” — Eowyn K

“Absolutely beautiful location and accommodations; very family-friendly, great amenities. There are all sorts of tiny details that make Lebear a special place, such as cucumber-ice water by the pool, cookies in the kitchen, and free and easy kayak use on site.” — Lindsay S

“I’ve never been to a vacation home this nice before. I mean WOW…. The rentals are extremely spacious, with three generous bedrooms (one combined with an office), a large kitchen, and a enormous balcony overlooking Lake Michigan.” — Denise B


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