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223 S. Mears Ave. Whitehall, Michigan 49461
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The shores of Lake Michigan offer you unrivaled opportunities to go, go, go or take it slow. White Lake has easy access to everything you want to do, spring, summer, fall and winter… Choose the one that best suits the way you like to play, or relax!

We highly recommend a 2 night stay to get the most relaxation and enjoyment from your package getaway, but single night packages can be accommodated with most packages.

Packages are priced for two people and include, a wine cheese and chocolate reception upon check-in, our award winning, full hearty gourmet breakfast, turndown with chocolates and port. Subject to availability.

Getaway Packages        Holiday Packages        Group Packages

 

Getaway Packages!

White River Light Station Museum Tour

Built in 1875 by Captain William Robinson, the White River Light Station serves as a physical reminder of the rich nautical history of Michigan. Now a museum and open to the public, you can climb the spiral staircase to the top of the tower, browse the many 19th and 20th century photographs, examine the nautical artifacts and look out across Lake Michigan as the light house keeper did a century ago.

Your innkeeper Larry, was the founding President of the Friends of the White River Light Station in 2003. For each Lighthouse package we sell, a donation is made to the WRLS. We strongly support the restoration and preservation efforts of this wonderful landmark. Package includes 2 admission passes to Lighthouse, dinner certificate and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop. Closed Mondays.

$50.00 + Room Costs
Available June 1-October 31

Jay-Walk Theatre Performance

No need for car keys, just jay-walk across the street to the Historic Howmet Playhouse-A quaint setting (and not a bad seat in the house) for professional summer theatre, great jazz, blues and folk music and many other creative productions! Most shows begin at 7:30 p.m. which gives you time to walk to dinner and back to the theatre! Package includes 2 seats (some reserved seating), dinner certificate and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop. Available Year Round, Performance Dependent  $76.00 + Room Costs

2014 Summer Schedule!
July 10-12        Motherhood Out Loud
Central Michigan University Summer Theatre Productions:
July 17             The Smell of the Kill
July 18             Murder by Natural Causes
July 19             The Complete World of Sport

White Lake Youth Theater
July 24-26         East of the  Sun, West of the Moon
July 31- Aug
2    The Mousetrap
August 7-9        Leading Ladies 
August 21-23     Hospitality Suite 

Canoe or Kayak the White River

Launch your canoe or kayak in the crystal clear waters of the White River at Happy Mohawk Canoe Livery nestled in the Historic Manistee National Forest, just a short ride north from the Cocoa Cottage B&B. Warm summer breezes waft you along the scenic White River-a spectacular bird watching sanctuary. You can see everything from stately blue herons to majestic bald eagles and elegant swans. Package includes up to a 4 hour canoe or double kayak rental for 2 people and after a great day of fresh air and paddling, a dinner certificate for a relaxing dinner will be awaiting you!

$82.00 + Room Costs
Available May 1-October 31 (Weather Permitting)

Paddleboard White River ro White Lake

Launch your board just a 1/4 mile from the Cocoa Cottage B&B. New to paddle boarding? Steve will be happy to give you a lesson to help you enjoy your new adventure! Exploring the White River or Lake is fun, great exercise and creates lasting memories. Paddle 12+ miles of White Lake shoreline and endless miles of White River Watershed. A spectacular bird watching sanctuary. You can see everything from stately blue herons to majestic bald eagles and elegant swans. Package includes a 3 hour rental for 2 people and after a great day of fresh air and paddling, a dinner certificate for a relaxing dinner will be awaiting you!

$90.00 + Room Costs
Available May 1-October 31 (Weather Permitting)

Hole-In-One Golf Experience

West Michigan is known for it's beautiful white sand beaches & glorious sunsets. Did you know that Muskegon County has more golf courses per capita than any other county? The Old Channel Trail Golf Course in Montague has 3 different courses available to challenge your stroke, The Woods, The Meadows and The Valley, built between 1926 and 1995. The Meadows includes beautiful views of Lake Michigan, it's beaches and glorious sunsets. Package includes 18 holes with cart for 2 golfers, dinner certificate and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop for a great book on golf tips!

$118.00 + Room Costs
Available May 1-October 31 (Weather Permitting)

Vintage Michigan Wine Tasting

Take a short drive to the North of the Cocoa Cottage B&B along some of the most beautiful country roads and visit three small family-owned boutique wineries that each provide a unique wine experience. Their tasting rooms offer unique and distinctive varietals. If you are up for it-make this a 2 day adventure. Travel North one day and South the next, offering an even wider variety of sights, styles and flavors as the growing conditions change across county lines. Our Vintage Michigan Package is available seasonally, late spring through fall. A local Meadery tasting room (when available) is also on the menu! Dinner certificate, self guided tour map and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop for a great book vintners tips!

$75.00 + Room Costs
Available Seasonally. Approximately May 1-October 1. Mother Nature decides!

Relax, Restore, Revive! Massage Getaway

Leave your cares behind and treat yourself (or your special someone) to a weekend of pampering, relaxation and chocolate! The Cocoa Cottage B&B is the perfect place to revive your sagging spirits while our certified massage therapist assists you in restoring your tired body. Includes 2, 50-Minute full-body massages, a dinner certificate and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop to discover the latest books on relaxation an stress relief. Requires advance booking to schedule masseuse.

$160.00 + Room Costs
Available Year Round

Bike the Hart-Montague Rail Trail

The Hart-Montague Scenic Bike Trail, over 45 miles of paved, reclaimed railways beckons you, just 1 block down the hill from the Cocoa Cottage B&B. Enjoy a relaxing, sightseeing cruise or serious cardiovascular workout-the choice is yours. Discover our beautiful White Lake Community Library, a leisurely one-and-one-half mile pedal to our south. Or take on a more serious ride of 23 miles to the North and stop midway at the Country Dairy for a tour and great homemade ice cream, lunch and a bottomless glass of white or chocolate milk! Local bike rentals available. Package includes map, dinner certificate, ice cream voucher at County Dairy and discount certificate to the Book Nook and Java Shop to find the latest book on great biking adventures! 

$50.00 + Room Costs
Available as long as the path is clear and you are wiling to ride!

Fall Color Viewing

Enjoy fall like it was meant to be—outdoors! Take a walk along the Lake Michigan shore and partake of the crisp fall air and quiet of the season. Or, if you prefer, take a picture perfect scenic drive or bicycle tour. We will direct you to the areas most beautiful country back roads that wind through picturesque farmlands adorned with historic barns, scenic overlooks, apple orchards and lighthouses.  On your way home, stop by the Scholl Family Farm and pick some fall raspberries, enjoy a hayride or select your fall décor pumpkins and Indian corn at their Autumn Harvest Festival!

$40.00 + Room Costs
Usually available between Sept 15 and Nov. 1, but check with Mother Nature!

Chocolate Special Occasion Celebration!

Are you celebrating a special occasion? Let us help you complete the details! Surprise your special someone with an arrangement of celebration balloons or a beautiful bouquet of seasonal fresh flowers and a box of our handmade truffles (your choice of flavor) awaiting you in your room to pamper that special someone. 

Mention this package and your special occasion when ordering and we will theme the surprise to suit your occasion. Have another idea? Call us and we will assist you in putting it all together! 48 hours advnce notice pleas as we take special care with each package! Don't hav 48 hours? Call us and see what we can put together for you!

$90.00 + Room Costs
Available Year Round

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  Holiday Packages!
Start A New Christmas Tradition

In our culture of internet shopping, cell phone meetings and drive thru dining, why not take a little time for yourself and start your own Christmas tradition away from it all? Travel to Stibitz Tree Farm, a family owned Christmas Tree farm and cut your own tree or pick one that is freshly cut (not shipped months earlier) and has never been on the back of a  semi-trailer.

Bill, Pam and their elves will secure your tree for your trip home. After a big day of Lumber-jacking, snuggle in at the Cocoa Cottage by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate, a welcomed book or good conversation. Includes dinner certificate, certificate to Stibits Farms and discount certificate to Book nook and Java Shop to find a book on other great holiday traditions!

$90.00 + Room Costs
Available November and December

New Years Eve Chocolat Revillon
Wednesday,  December 31, 2014

New Years Eve, what to do? The Cocoa Cottage B&B has the perfect solution! Celebrate in the French fashion with wine and Chocolat Revillon! Start your evening of celebration with a "Classic Pairings" Wine Dinner at Harbor View Grille at 6:00 p.m. Chef Emil will entertain your taste buds with Hors d Oeuvres, a fabulous entree and dessert, Included are paired Wines served with each course!

Return to the Cocoa Cottage B&B to enjoy the real wood burning fire place, chocolates and champagne at midnight! You will remember the evening with a complimentary, personalized "chocolate bottle of champagne"! Chocolate Santas and Bunnies will never be the same! There is no finer way to show someone you love them, than with a fabulous dinner, wine, and a feast of champagne and fine chocolates at the stroke of Midnight! A night to remember and ring in the new! A New Years Eve you will remember and repeat!

$175.00 + Room Costs

Valentine's is for Lovers of Chocolate!
Friday and Saturday February 14-15, 2013

And the Cocoa Cottage Bed & Breakfast is THE only place for you! Celebrate Valentine’s Day (or any day that ends in Y) with Chocolate! Includes: One Dozen Red Roses artistically arranged in vase, Champagne split, Personalized Box of 12 Handmade Truffles, and $50.00 Dinner Certificate.

 $175.00 + Room Costs

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  Group Packages!

Chocolate Enlightenment Weekend!
For the true chocolate lover!

Enjoy an afternoon of Chocolate 101!  Learn about the history, lore and legends of chocolate. From there you will study the chocolate process from bean to confection! Once your brain is full, we will fill your tummy with a chocolate tasting. Very similar to a wine tasting, several different chocolates from milk to very dark are sampled, compared, discussed and enjoyed! Complete with handouts, recipes and a quiz! Then you will be treated to one of Larry's exquisite chocolate desserts. Chocolate will never be the same!

Designed for groups of 6-8 people, or select weekends.
Whole House Booking Policy applies to groups of 6-8

$295-475.00 Per Person, Depending n Size of Group

No Boys Allowed! (except Larry!)

Chocolate, Chick Flicks, Massages and No Boys Allowed! Gather your girl friends and head out for a weekend to call your own! Enjoy the Cocoa Cottage’s library of  videos and DVD’s from "Chocolat" to "Thelma and Louise", or bring your own classic film. Start your weekend escape with dinner at one of our local fine restaurants.

After enjoying an award winning breakfast, choose to head downtown and enjoy some shopping, or just stay in your jammies all day and enjoy another movie! A casual build-your-own dinner on Saturday at the Cocoa Cottage is at 6:00. The masseuse arrives at 7:00 to relax your tired hands and feet. Enjoy popcorn, homemade caramel corn, hot mulled cider or Cocoa Cottage decadent Hot Chocolate during the movie!

Designed for groups of 4-8 women, or select weekends.
Whole House Booking Policy applies to groups of 4-8.

$300-480.00 Per Person, Depending n Size of Group

Death by Chocolate

"I tried a dessert called Death by Chocolate, but it only made me stronger", the murder cried. Ha, ha, ha! 

Murder in the chocolate factory could only be solved at the Cocoa Cottage Bed & Breakfast. Join us for two days of mayhem, mystery, fun and chocolate. Figure out who stole the prize winning recipe and what they did with the money. (The detective assigned to this case has a chocolate Jones and is eating the evidence!) We know what they did with the body!... We'll give you your character, you come in costume and play your part. Prizes awarded for the best costume and whoever solves the crime first!

"I I must die, let it be death by Chocolate!"

Designed for groups of 6-8 people, or select weekends. Whole House Booking Policy applies to groups of 6-8. Includes: Lodging, lunch certificate, dinner at Cocoa Cottage Sat night and the fun of a well written murder!

$330-390.00 Per Person, Depending on Size of Group

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