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Welcome to Leelanau County,
Land of Enchantment

Amber Sands Resort is a seasonal
resort located on the sunset (east) side of South Lake Leelanau. Our resort is 12 miles northwest of Traverse City, Michigan, in the heart of Leelanau County. We rent six housekeeping cottages and our resort has 500 feet of lake frontage with boat dockage space, walking docks and a sandy swimming area. If you're in need of lodging or an
accommodation near Traverse City contact us today!

Amber Sands Resort Customers:
Browse quaint and friendly shops in the villages of Leland, Suttons Bay and Glen Arbor. 
Attend an outdoor concert at Interlochen's National Band Camp,
Swim in Lake Leelanau which is a clear, clean lake or tack a westernly breeze in your day sailer!  
Schedule a charter fishing trip in Leland and land a King Salmon, a lake trout or one of our famous white fish.
Dine at one of Leelanau's splendid restaurants, and then try your luck at Leelanau Sands Casino.
Relax around a roaring, evening campfire framed against a vivid late summer sunset, or star gaze the Milky Way and Big Dipper!

Perhaps lake ice within the boat slip will melt this Spring.

The spectacular Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park and 38 miles of hard woods, pines, dunes and beaches is only a short drive from Amber Sands Resort. Discover a remote Lake Michigan beach and chase azure waves on a pristine, sandy and uncrowded beach.

Drive or bike a wine tour of
Leelanau County's award winning vineyards which produce nationally, acclaimed tablewines. Nearby Leelanau fruit orchards grow outstanding sweet and tart cherries, an ample variety of apple, pear and peach produce. Leelanau County farmer markets and produce stands are available Mid May through the end of October.

Leelanau County offers a scenic, country getaway for couples and families.

a Spring weekend getaway or color tour
this Fall.

The 2014 Winter provided over 260" of snow.
Our lighthouse illuminates your way to Amber Sands.

Amber Sands Resort is centrally
located in Leelanau County

Nearby Attractions Include:

Sleeping Bear National Lake Shore

The Famous Fishtown in Leland

Leelanau Sands Casino

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Splendid Golf Courses

National Cherry Festival in Traverse City (July)

Improved and widened Bike paths throughout the County

Your Hosts:
Jim and Paula Meyer have lived at, and managed, Amber Sands Resort the past 36 years. The Meyers have four children who, having grown up at the resort, have learned first hand the meaning of hospitality and customer satisfaction. Many guests return to Amber Sands year after year, a number of families have returned more than 20 years.
Amber Sands Resort is a member of the Leelanau Chamber of Commerce and the West Michigan Tourist Association.

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