Best Wisconsin beach hotels in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin Dells, Ashland, Two Rivers, Baileys Harbor, etc.

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Wisconsin Beach Vacations

Wisconsin has plenty of lakes and rivers and plenty of beautiful beaches. You can get white sand beaches with ocean-like waves on the Great Lakes. In the mountains, you can find beaches with waterfalls and rivers. Wisconsin also has city beaches and beach resorts with a myriad of leisure activities.

If you are planning to go to a Wisconsin beach and are wondering where a great place to stay would be, you should consider the following hotels. They were the Wisconsin Beach Award Winners in the 2021 Best Loved Hotels by All of these beach hotels had a lot of superb reviews and received the highest guest ratings. And you can use to find the best price for your stay.


Algoma is on the western shore of Lake Michigan at the southern end of the Door Peninsula. It has a beautiful sand beach at Crescent Beach with a boardwalk and the Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse. Anglers come here in pursuit of King Salmon, Steelhead and Brown Trout.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • At The Waters Edge Bed & Breakfast


Ashland is a port on Lake Superior at the foot of Chequamegon Bay. Ashland is a great base to explore waterfalls with Morgan Falls (70 foot), Copper Falls (40 foot), and Brownstone Falls (30 foot) being near by. Ashland is known as the “Historic Mural Capital of Wisconsin.”

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Blue Wave Inn
  • Americinn by Wyndham Ashland

Baileys Harbor

Baileys Harbor describes itself as the gateway to Lake Michigan. Visitors come to their sandy beaches for swimming, kite boarding, boating and more. Anglers reel in monster salmon and trout. Scuba divers explore shipwrecks in Lake Michigan.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Gordon Lodge


Delavan Lake is a 1906 acre lake. Community Park Beach offers swimming, a boat launch, beach volleyball courts, shore fishing and more. Downtown Delavan features a historic brick street.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Lake Lawn Resort

Eagle River

Eagle River is located on a chain of 28 lakes, the largest freshwater chain in the world. Eagle River has lakes known for excellent trophy fishing, especially muskies. It is home to some of the most pristine swimming lakes in the Midwest with crystal clear water.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Wild Eagle Lodge

Egg Harbor

Egg Harbor has 2 beautiful sandy beaches with swimming, pavilions, a playground and a boat launch. Seeing the sunset over the water is a great way to end your day.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • The Shallows Resort

Elkhart Lake

All kinds of water sports are enjoyed on this lake, including swimming, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, boating and more. Take guided lake tours and explore the nooks and crannies. There are sandy beaches. Anglers come here hoping to catch muskies, walleyes, northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass, yellow perch, bluegill and crappie.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • The Osthoff Resort


Ephraim is a village known for its views of Eagle Harbor and the bluffs of Green Bay. The village takes pride in its Scandanavian roots and there are more than 30 historical sites in the village. Ephraim has the most accessible shoreline in the county. Explore Eagle Harbor on a jet ski, kayak, paddle board or sailboat.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Bay Breeze Resort
  • Edgewater Resort
  • Pine Grove Resort


Kohler is on the banks of the Sheboygan River. Anglers come to catch trout and salmon. Scenic Wood Lake can be enjoyed on stand up paddle boards and pedal boats. Kohler Andrae State Park with its majestic sand dunes along Lake Michigan is nearby.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Inn On Woodlake


Resting on the shores of Lake Michigan, Sheboygan is known as “The Spirit on the Lake.” From fishing to sailing to swimming to surfing to walking along the shoreline, Sheboygan has it all.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Blue Harbor Resort & Spa


Tomahawk is surrounded by water. It’s located at the confluence of the Soma, Spirit, Tomahawk and Wisconsin Rivers and it’s flanked by numerous lakes. The lakes offer great fishing opportunities for northern pike, walleye, musky, bass and panfish. Go to Crystal Beach, Frenchtown Beach or Sara Park Beach for swimming and water sports.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Centerstone Resort Lake-Aire

Two Rivers

Located along Lake Michigan, Two Rivers slogan is “Catch our friendly waves.” Nearby Point Beach State Forest has 6 miles of sandy shoreline. The Rawley Point Lighthouse is one of the brightest in the Great Lakes.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Lighthouse Inn

Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells is a city that lies on the Wisconsin River. It is home to more waterparks per capita than anywhere else in the world. Nearby is Mirror Lake State Park. Mirror Lake is so calm that there’s not a ripple on its surface. Its wooded shoreline has cliffs up to 50 feet high. There’s a swimming beach and wetlands that is home to wildlife.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Cedar Lodge & Settlement
  • Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort
  • The VUE Boutique Hotel