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


Welcome to the luxurious LeBear Resort in Glen Arbor, Michigan!


As you approach the entrance to LeBear Resort, you'll pass the pond.


LeBear welcomes you!


The view of LeBear from the parking area


The view of LeBear from the parking area


The view of LeBear from the parking area


Locate the office around the other side of the elevator tower.


Relax on one of the porch swings.


Enjoy badminton or other lawn games, or just sit and take in the fresh air in the large backyard.


On the lake side of LeBear you'll find the pool area.


The swimming pool area


The swimming pool area


A little taste of paradise


LeBear is located along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline


Relax by the pool or head down to the beach.


Grab a chair and catch some rays on the beach!


The beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline


Gather around beach fire area in the evening for conversation and S'mores.


There's also an indoor swimming pool.


Lake Michigan, the outdoor pool, or the indoor pool -- take your pick for a swim!


Hang out in the LeBear Resort clubhouse


There's a pool table and TV with movie library in the clubhouse.


There's also a kitchen in the clubhouse.


Get in a workout in the LeBear Resort fitness room.


There are free weights and exercise machines available in the fitness room.


Get in a good healthy sweat in the sauna room.


Just past the entrance to LeBear is Blu, the five-star on-site restaurant.


Nearby Blu there's also a boat launch so you can head out onto Lake Michigan.


LeBear Resort and Blu

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

Experience one of the finest beachfront resorts in northern Michigan. LeBear Resort offers luxury vacation rental accommodations on the shores of Lake Michigan. This luxury 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.  Walk to 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

Kitchen & Dining

  • 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
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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

LeBear Resort Residences by Floor
There are three floors at LeBear Resort and fourteen residences. Each residence is designed around one of three floor layouts: Grand Manitou Veranda (Residences 1, 4, 5, 9, 10, and 14), Mystic Dune Veranda (Residences 2, 3, 6, 8, 11, and 13), and Great Lakes Veranda (Residences 7 and 12). (Note: Residences 10 and 12 are unavailable for booking to the public.)

Grand Manitou Veranda


Welcome to luxury! There are six Grand Manitou Veranda residences. (Residence 14 shown)


The foyer (Residence 14 shown)


Through the hallway you'll find the main living area, kitchen, and dining room. (Residence 14 shown)


You'll love cooking in this elegant modern kitchen. (Residence 14 shown)


The kitchen (Residence 14 shown)


There's an island for extra counter space and a seating area in the kitchen. (Residence 14 shown)


The kitchen is open to a sitting area with a fireplace and TV. (Residence 14 shown)


The TV area (Residence 14 shown)


The dining room table formally seats six and has access to the veranda. (Residence 14 shown)


The living room features a fireplace and sliding door access to the veranda. (Residence 14 shown)


Take in the fresh air and and grill out on the veranda. (Residence 14 shown)


You'll enjoy an incredible view of Lake Michigan overlooking the swimming pool and beach. (Residence 14 shown)


The view of Lake Michigan (Residence 14 shown)


The view of the Lake Michigan shoreline looking north. (Residence 14 shown)


Off the hallway you'll find the master suite with a dressing area as you enter. (Residence 14 shown)


The master bedroom (Residence 14 shown)


The master bedroom has its own access to the veranda. (Residence 14 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 14 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 14 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 14 shown)


There's a guest bedroom located off of the foyer. (Residence 14 shown)


The first guest bedroom (Residence 14 shown)


The second guest bedroom (Residence 14 shown)


The second guest bedroom (Residence 14 shown)


The guest bedrooms share a full bathroom. (Residence 14 shown)


There's also a powder room off of the hallway. (Residence 14 shown)


There's a laundry room for your convenience. (Residence 14 shown)


The Grand Manitou Veranda floor plan

Mystic Dune Veranda


Welcome to luxury! There are six Mystic Dune Veranda residences. (Residence 2 shown)


The foyer (Residence 2 shown)


Through the hall you'll find the master bedroom, kitchen, dining, and living areas. (Residence 2 shown)


You'll love cooking in this elegant modern kitchen. (residence 2 shown)


The kitchen (residence 2 shown)


The kitchen (residence 2 shown)


There's an island for extra counter space and a seating area in the kitchen. (Residence 2 shown)


Between the kitchen and dining room is a sitting area with a fireplace and TV. (Residence 2 shown)


The dining area looking toward the lakeside of the residence (Residence 2 shown)


The dining area looking back toward the kitchen (Residence 2 shown)


Enjoy family time in the living room while taking in a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. (Residence 2 shown)


Enjoy family time in the living room while taking in a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. (Residence 2 shown)


Step out onto your private veranda to take in the fresh air and view. (Residence 2 shown with direct access to the pool)


Step out onto your private veranda to take in the fresh air and view. (Residence 2 patio shown with direct access to the pool)


Access to the master suite is from the hallway. There's a dressing area as you enter. (Residence 2 shown)


The master bedroom has its own access to the outdoors. (Residence 2 shown)


The master bedroom (Residence 2 shown)


On the other side of the master entryway is the luxurious master bathroom. (Residence 2 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 2 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 2 shown)


A guest bedroom is located just off the foyer. (Residence 2 shown)


The first guest bedroom (Residence 2 shown)


The two guest bedrooms share a full bathroom. (Residence 2 shown)


The shared full bathroom (Residence 2 shown)


There is additional sleeping in the second guest bedroom. (Residence 2 shown)


The second guest bedroom (Residence 2 shown)


The second guest bedroom (Residence 2 shown)


There's also a powder room off the hallway. (Residence 2 shown)


Near the foyer there's also a laundry room for your convenience. (Residence 2 shown)


The floor plan for Mystic Dune Veranda residences

Great Lakes Veranda


Welcome to luxury! (Residence 7 shown)


The front entry and foyer (Residence 7 shown)


Through the hall you'll enter the great room with open living, kitchen, and dining areas (Residence 7 shown)


The great room (Residence 7 shown)


You'll love cooking in this spectacular modern kitchen (Residence 7 shown)


The kitchen (Residence 7 shown)


The living room (Residence 7 shown)


The living room (Residence 7 shown)


The living room and kitchen (Residence 7 shown)


A sliding door from the dining area leads to the veranda. (Residence 7 shown)


Enjoy the view of Lake Michigan while you dine. (Residence 7 shown)


Grill out on the veranda (Residence 7 shown)


Your veranda will overlook the swimming pool and Lake Michigan shoreline. (Residence 7 shown)


Off of the great room, you'll find the master suite, with a desk and large walk-in closet. (Residence 7 shown)


The master bedroom (Residence 7 shown)


You'll have your own access to the veranda from the master bedroom. (Residence 7 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 7 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 7 shown)


The master bathroom (Residence 7 shown)


The guest bedroom is located off of the foyer. (Residence 7 shown)


The guest bedroom (Residence 7 shown)


The guest bedroom has its own private full bathroom. (Residence 7 shown)


The guest bathroom. (Residence 7 shown)


Also off of the foyer you'll find a quiet den. (Residence 7 shown)


There's a powder room off of the hallway. (Residence 7 shown)


There's also a laundry room for your convenience located near the guest bedroom. (Residence 7 shown)


The Great Lakes Veranda floor plan


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