On the shores of Lake Superior
W3702 Squaw Beach
Big Bay, MI 49808
Tranquility Haven is located on Squaw Beach by Lake Superior in the town of Big Bay, MI, 25 miles north of Marquette in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Squaw Beach offers miles of sugar sand beach and shallow waters without rocks for excellent swimming, canoeing, and kayaking.
Tranquility Haven offers three deluxe vacation lodgings under one roof. All are connected and will accommodate up to 26 guests. Fantasy Beach House Vacation Home will accommodate a couple or a group of up to 14 guests. The Bay View Cabin will sleep up to 8 guests, and the Bay View Suite has one bedroom and is perfect for 2-4 guests. All lodgings have a breathtaking view of Lake Superior and use of the sandy beach. Tranqility Haven is ideal for family reunions, weddings, and group gatherings.
Relax in these elegant accommodations on the shores of Lake Superior. Fantasy Beach House is fully furnished and has a complete kitchen containing a S. S. Wolf cooking range, dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and a toaster. There is a laundry room with a washer and dryer. There are two dining areas, one by the kitchen overlooking the lake and the other in the great room so there is plenty of seating for a large group.
The lower level contains a two bedrooms with a queen-size bed and a double bed in each bedroom.
The Fantasy Beach House will sleep up to 14 guests,
but is also perfect for a couple that just wants to relax in
this beautiful home on the shores of Lake Superior.
This rustic three-bedroom cabin is located on the end of Tranquility Haven and is all on one floor. There is a great room with comfortable furniture, a wood-burning fireplace, and a satellite TV with a VCR player. The open concept kitchen contains all appliances including a dishwasher and a washer and dryer.
The three bedrooms are located just off the deck and
are all on the main floor.
Rates for Bay View Cabin
Bay View Suite
This cozy one-bedroom lake view suite is located on the upper level over the deck and features a kitchen with a small grill, microwave, and a refrigerator. The bedroom has a king-size bed and there is a sofa sleeper in the living area for extra guests and a TV with a VCR player. A door on the main floor leads to the deck for relaxing or fixing a tasty bar-be-cue.
Rates for Bay View Suite
Per Day: $175.00 (two-day minimum)
Per Week: $700.00
Each lodging has a separate entrance for privacy or the lodgings can be combined for a larger group.
The deck overlooking the Lake has lawn furniture and gas and charcoal grills for outdoor cooking. There is a picnic table in the front yard for dining or playing games and a fire pit for campfires under the stars. The night sky is especially brilliant on the shores of Lake Superior as there are no city lights to mar the view.
Area Attractions and Recreation
Relax and enjoy this beautiful setting on Squaw Beach by Lake Superior. Miles of sugar sand beach await you for a stroll on the beach or just sitting in a lawn chair and taking in this fantastic view.
Tranquility Haven in Big Bay is only 25 miles north of Marquette in the edge of the Huron Mountains. Visit the Thomas Rock Overlook for a great view of Lake Independence and Lake Superior. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Superior or venture into the forests for hiking, ATVing, hunting, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Uncle Ducky offers guided inland fishing trips and equipment rentals. There are many nearby lakes and streams beckoning the angler and kayaker. Lake Independence is noted for excellent fishing of pike, walleye, perch, and a variety of panfish. Boats can be rented in town and there is a public boat launch at Perkins Park. Canoes, kayaks, and 12' and 14' fishing boats with safety gear are available for our guests to use. Jet skis and parasailing equipment coming soon.
Big Bay was the setting for filming parts of the classic movie "Anatomy of a Murder". Several businesses have interesting information and photos from this event. Lighthouse lovers will enjoy touring the Big Bay Lighthouse or the Marquette Lighthouse in Marquette. Marquette, the Upper Peninsula's largest city, also offers shopping, unique galleries, a Maritime Museum, Children's Museum, Lakeview Arena, the Olympic Training Center, and fine dining.
Tranquility Haven is within one mile of the main snowmobile trail and can be accessed right from the door of the lodgings. Ride the many trails in the Huron Mountains with trails leading all the way to Baraga. Excellent cross-country ski trails in Big Bay, Marquette, and Ishpeming and Marquette Mountain offers downhill skiing and snowboarding. Snowshoers will love stomping through the woods and ice fishing opportunities abound.
Sorry, No Pets
Contact Tranquility Haven at
262-424-1793 for more information and reservations
Also Available for Rent in Big Bay, Michigan
Mountain View Lodge, next door to Lake View Cottage, has 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room. Only 8' from the shoreline of Lake Independence with a sand bottomed beach and awesome view.
Lakeview Cottage, next door to Mountain View Lodge, is newly remodeled and has one bedroom with a loft. Wood-burning stove in the living area and a complete kitchen. Sand bottomed beach on Lake Independence. Listen to the loons calling and gaze at the fabulous starry sky at night.
Photos: Tranquility Haven
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