Saugatuck and Douglas is an area of scenic beauty and a wonderful collection of shops, restaurants, art galleries, and antique shops!! Captains Quarters Motel is a short 6 block walk to all of the attractions that Saugatuck has to offer.
Captains Quarters is only minutes from Oval Beach which has been rated by Conde’ Naste’s Traveler Magazine as one of the 25 best shorelines in the world. MTV has ranked Oval Beach as one of the top five beaches in America!!
While staying at Captains Quarters you can visit “The Star of Saugatuck” which will shuttle you on a tour of the Kalamazoo River, our towering sand dunes, and Lake Michigan. You can ride “The Duck” that provides ferry service between Saugatuck and Douglas.
You will be able to walk along a winding boardwalk and view hundreds of yachts and sailboats; or you can charter a boat to fish on Lake Michigan. Those of you who are wanting the water action can rent boats, kayaks, jetskis, pontoons, charter a sailboat, or a yacht. Captains Quarters has all of the information available in our lobby.
Walk to Saugautck and board the chain ferry across the Kalamazoo River to Mount Baldy. You will want to climb the 280 plus steps to the top of the sand dune.
You will be rewarded by the breath taking views of Saugatuck and Douglas, the harbor, and Lake Michigan.
Golfers can play at any of our 18 hole courses. Three of the courses are located within ½ mile of Captains Quarters. We will be glad to book your tee times! Just let us know the date and time when you book your reservation. You are within walking distance of The Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Check Saugatuck.com for the dates and times of all the events.
These are only a few of the features that are located within walking distance of Captains Quarters!!
The Saugatuck and Douglas area is home to dozens of eating establishments. You can choose from Greek, American, French, English, and Italian food. You could also hole up at a local pub and have some of the best cheeseburgers and onion rings around Southwestern Michigan!! After a fun filled day come back to Captains Quarters and relax around the camp fire. Many of our patrons have met and become friends around our campfire!!