MIAMI — If you’re looking for a place to vacation, you might want to take a look at the beachfront properties in your area.
Here are some of the top destinations for beachfront vacation rentals in Michigan.
O’Shaughnessy, Michigan — O’Connor Bay is a short ferry ride away from downtown Miami, and is home to a popular beachfront hotel and a luxury boutique.
The hotel is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy, and has been a favorite for vacationers since it opened in 2008.
The beachfront is home the U-boat, a historic yacht that’s been on the water since the early 1900s.
“The U-Boat is one of the most iconic of the 20th century,” said David Leckie, a former hotel manager and owner of O’Connors Bay.
“We love the unique character of it.”
The O’Conners Bay Hotel is the home of the O’Brian Hotel and Spa.
It opened in 2009 and has hosted parties, weddings and corporate functions.
A $5,000 fee is required to book a room, and guests must bring their own luggage.
Leckie said the O-Barge has been in use since 1954 and was used as a fishing port from 1955 to 1967.
The hotel has a beach house, a luxury spa and a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch.
O’Brian Resort and Spa offers an all-inclusive beachfront package with a view of the Atlantic Ocean, including a $10,000 beachfront dinner and a $40,000 waterfront vacation package.
Bargain hunters will find everything from a $15,000 suite to a $60,000 home in the resort, plus two-bedroom suites.
The Pecos Islands, Florida — The Pembroke Island, the largest island in Florida, is known for its spectacular beaches and beautiful scenery.
The resort offers a beachfront house, five-star resort services, a $2,500 resort package and three-bedroom villas.
The island has been on Florida’s tourist map for more than a decade.
Tourists from all over the world flock to the islands, including celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson and Kate Winslet.
On a hot summer day, the resort offers two-and-a-half-hour ferry rides to and from Miami Beach and Palm Beach.
Okeechobee, Florida – Okechobee is a small town in central Florida with the world’s largest amusement park and world-class surfing.
Downtown Okechee is home of a variety of shopping, restaurants, bars and restaurants, and the beach is also popular with surfers.
Rental options include a $12,000 three-night package and the $22,000 four-night vacation package, which includes accommodations in the Okeemcaweb Beach Resort and a four-bedroom townhouse on the island.
Ocotillo Beach, Florida- Ocotillo is a popular destination for beachgoers in the south Florida community.
The small resort has a resort, five star services and the world-famous Ocotillos resort.
For $50 a night, guests can enjoy four- and five-bedroom accommodations with private beach access and a private pool, and three guest rooms with separate shower rooms.
Alachua Beach, Georgia — The Alachus Beach Resort, a five-story structure, has become a popular location for beach vacationers in the Alachuses.
The $75-a day package includes access to the Alchus Beach, which is located in the town of Alachues, Georgia.
One of the amenities of the resort is the $5-a night “Vivarium,” which is a fully-equipped pool and spa.
Other amenities include a fitness center, a spa, golf courses, and a community center.
Fort Collins, Colorado — Fort Collins is a town nestled in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies and boasts a variety in the outdoor entertainment, dining and recreational activities.
Its two-acre O’Neill Park offers two indoor pools and two outdoor pools, with private and public swimming facilities.
An $18,000 two-night residential package is available for $200 per night, including pool access, private beach and spa access, and golf courses and a day spa.