Moonlight Bay Resort

Located on beautiful Spider Lake, Moonlight Bay Resort is the best-kept secret in Traverse City. Come to relax in one of our private, spacious, cozy cottages. Peaceful and away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown traffic but still close enough for day trips in town, our cottages include everything you will need to make Moonlight Bay Resort your home away from home. Kitchens are completely equipped with gas stoves, microwaves, refrigerators, automatic coffee makers, toasters and a supply of dishes, pots, pans, glasses, silverware and cooking utensils. Most cottages have double sofa sleepers, cable television, easy chairs and ceiling fans. There are many windows for lake breezes and beautiful views.

Our cottages include everything you will need to make Moonlight Bay Resort your home away from home. Kitchens are completely equipped with stoves, microwaves, refrigerators, automatic coffee makers, toasters and a supply of dishes, pots, pans, glasses, silverware and cooking utensils. Select cottages have air conditioning, all have fans. Our cottages are heated by gas furnaces, but as an extra plus, there are wood burning stoves too. Bathrooms have showers or bathtubs. Portable cribs and highchairs are also available for rent for the littlest family members

Smoking & Pet Policy

Smoking is NOT permitted in cottages, but is allowed on the property.

The Alpine and The Angler are now pet friendly!

Cottage Amenities

  • Fully Furnished
  • Cable TV
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dish Soap/Kitchen Towels
  • Decks
  • Dishes/Utensils
  • Wood Burning Stoves
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Heat
  • Kitchen
  • Private Bath
  • 2 Sets of Bath Towels
  • Linens Provided

Suggested Supplies for Your Stay!

  • Beach Towels
  • Extra Bath Towels
  • Charcoal & Lighter Fluid
  • Bathroom Supplies
  • Plastic Cups for Beach (No Glass)
  • Bug Spray & Sunscreen
  • Flashlight
  • 13 Gallon Kitchen Bags
  • Paper Towels & Toilet Paper
  • Beach Toys/Blow-ups for Water
  • Tennis/Basketballs
  • Fishing Rods & Tackle
  • Ziploc Bags or Tupperware for Leftovers

Property Amenities

  • Basketball/Tennis
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Beach
  • Fire Pit
  • Horseshoes
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Picnic Table
  • Dock
  • Playground
  • Sandy Beach
  • Badminton
  • Lounge Chairs

Boating & Water Recreation

  • Row Boats
  • Pontoon Boat Rental
  • Paddle Board Rental
  • Tubing
  • Paddle Boat
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Canoeing
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Trampoline
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Nearby Recreation

  • Bicycling
  • Boat Launch
  • Speed Boat Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Tennis
  • Jet Ski Rental
  • Kayaking
  • Motor Rental
  • Sailing
  • Sand Dunes
  • Breweries
  • Movie Theater
  • Spa
  • Wineries
  • Shopping
  • Casino

Rates / Payment Information

In-season Rates: June 28 – August 30. Weekly only $700 – $1500 (depending on unit). Go to Cottages in the menu.

Off Season Rates: Daily, weekend and weekly. Stay 2 nights get the third night 1/2 off. $90 – $180 per day (depending on unit).

Cancellation Policy: If cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to reservation date, the deposit is fully refundable less a $25 processing fee (net credit card fees). If cancellation is not made prior to 30 days the deposit will be forfeited. No refunds are available for multiple week bookings.

*Please note rates are subject to change without notification.