Do we need to schedule the use of rowboats, kayaks, canoes or volleyball court?

Each cottage rental includes a dedicated dock with one rowboat. The aluminum rowboat does not have a motor but you may bring your own if desired.  A floating dock, one paddle boat and one canoe are available to be shared amongst the four cottages.  

Paddle boards and kayaks are available for rent.  Reservations are not required but are helpful if there is high demand.  Check in with the manager on-site or ahead of your trip to request reservations.  You are welcome to bring your own water craft.

The sand volleyball court and other games are available for all four cottages to use.

Do I need to bring my own bed sheets/towels/life jackets?

Bed linens, kitchen linens and bath linens are provided for your use. 

Beach towels are not provided. 

There are an assortment of life jackets for boating available, ski jackets are not available at this time.

What's your refund/cancellation policy?

Deposit will be refunded in full if the cancellation's made within 15 days of making your reservation.

Is food included?

Food can be included.  Home cooked meals for reunions, retreats, or simply dinner or brunch can take relaxation to a whole new level.  Simply contact Kristen, our manager, and she can create the perfect package for your time with us.

There are several grocery stores within a 15-20 minute drive for your convenience. A couple pizza places in Clare also deliver to your cottage.

How do I reach the manager?

You can call Kristen or Jeff at 989-386-7030 or 989-418-9238 or find them on-site most times.

Are there any options of massages/manicures/pedicures?

YES!  We have someone who may come to YOU to provide these services.  Please inquire with the manager for further information.

Is Wi-Fi available?

Yes, and it's free for you to use.

Are there pontoons, paddle boards, jet skis or motor boats to rent?

YES - we are able to offer a pontoon boat (depending on availability), 2 paddle boards, and 2 kayaks for rent.  Please contact the manager for pricing and reservations.  Jet skis are not available at this time.  However, you are welcome to bring your own watercraft for this all-sports lake which you can store at your personal dock.

Are there designated smoking cottages?

All cabins are NON-SMOKING.  A cleaning fee of $250 will be assessed if smoking of any type within the cottage.

Are pets allowed?

Yes!  We are pet friendly as long as your pet is friendly.  All pets MUST be on a leash outside and owners must clean up after their pet(s) immediately.  Owner shall have vaccine record available and will be charged a $100 non-refundable pet fee.  Additional charges may be incurred for damages.

Do you offer group discounts?

Of course!  Please contact the manager for group rates and packages to make your stay more enjoyable.

Does Sunset Shores sell ice?

Yes, please contact the manager for ice. There are also grocery stores and gas stations within a 10-15 minute drive.

Does Sunset Shores sell firewood? Can I bring my own?

Yes, we do sell wood bundles on-site.  Please do NOT bring wood from outside sources.  Please see the manager to purchase wood bundles.

Do you offer laundry service?

Sunset Shores will provide fresh towels once a week for WEEKLY rental guests.  Otherwise, we do not provide laundry service. There are two laundromats nearby (~6 miles) in Clare and Farwell.