Deals & Discounts

Deals & Discounts

From fairways to facials, our deals section will keep you connected with the most current deals and discounts happening across property. Whether you're a local or Resort guest, be sure to check back often for new deals.  

  • Golf Deals

    Golf Deals

    Spring Par 3 Shootout

    April 25

    Join us April 25 for our Spring Par 3 Shootout! This two person, 18 hole event is a condensed version of our fall Tuff Enuff Tournament. We are turning The Bear into 18 of the most grueling Par 3 holes it can possibly be, but in scramble format. The Spring Par 3 Shootout is open to male, female, and mixed teams. Women and men will be playing from different sets of tees.

    Entry: $120 Per Team + MyNorth Tickets fee • Optional Skins Game - $20 per team (cash only)

    Format: 2 person scramble, Scratch - flighted after round

    Register Today

    Derby Day Shootout
    May 2

    Join us Saturday, May 2 for our Derby Day Shootout! Two person teams will compete in 6 holes of best ball, 6 holes of scramble, and 6 holes of alternate shot. The entry fee includes golf, cart, and prizes.

    After your round, join us in the Clubhouse Grille for drink and dinner specials, and to watch the Kentucky Derby. Plus, we’ll have pari-mutual betting on the horses for your chance to win Grand Traverse Resort and Spa gift cards. Optional skins game entry is available day of for $20.

    1pm Shotgun
    The Wolverine
    $120 per Team+MyNorth Tickets fee

    Register today

    Memorial Day Weekend Golf Special
    May 22 - 25

    We have great deals on all three courses this Memorial Day weekend.
    $89 The Bear
    $79 The Wolverine
    $59 Spruce Run

    Kick off the season Memorial Day weekend with this golf special. Play our three championship courses in springtime and enjoy a fun-filled holiday weekend in Traverse City in between rounds.

    To book a golf tee time, visit our Pro Shop or call 231-534-6000.

    Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Pro-Am

    June 5-6

    Before the pros take the stage we are excited to welcome all amateur golfers to the June 5-6 Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Pro-Am. The Pro-Am teams will consist of four amateurs and one professional.

    Pro-Am Entry Form (PDF)

        $4,000 per foursome ($1,000 per person, based on double occupancy)
        $650 commuter rate (per person)

    Package Includes:
        Two nights lodging at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa (June 5 & 6)
        Two 18-hole rounds of golf (The Wolverine & The Bear)
        Lunch is included both days and breakfast included on June 6
        Opening night cocktail reception on the lawn at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
        Awards reception and banquet at Turtle Creek Casino
        Prizes to include airline tickets, golf packages, golf equipment, and more!
        Each golfer will receive a gift package

    Pro-Am Schedule of events:
    Friday, June 5
    11:00am - 1:00pm  Amateur Registration
    12:00pm  Lunch
    1:30pm  Golf on The Wolverine
    7:30-9:00pm  Cocktail Reception at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

    Saturday, June 6
    7:00 - 8:15am  Grab & Go Breakfast
    8:30am  Golf on The Bear
    10:30am  Lunch delivered on the course
    5:00pm  Cocktail reception at Turtle Creek Casino
    6:00pm  Awards Banquet at Turtle Creek Casino

    Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship

    June 8 - 11

    We are excited to welcome the Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship—the state’s oldest and most prestigious annual tournament—back to The Bear at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.

    Dates and Details for Spectators

    • The tournament begins Monday, June 8, and ends Wednesday, June 11, 2020.
    • The tournament is open for public viewing at no charge.
    • Spectators should follow standard golf course etiquette and dress codes.


    Golf Your Daylights Out

    June 21-28

    This special is perfect for golfers who can never get enough time on the links! Play as many holes as you can squeeze into a day as we celebrate the summer solstice and extended daylight in Northern Michigan. Try to conquer each of our three courses or hone your craft on one!

    $119 for Resort Guests
    $149 for Non-Resort Guests (all-day rates with unlimited golf)

    To book a golf tee time, visit our Pro Shop or call 231-534-6000.

    National Cherry Festival Golf Special

    July 4-12

    National Cherry Festival week is THE time to come play at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. With dozens of events on property and around town, you’ll get the full Northern Michigan experience both on and off the course.

    109 The Bear
    $89 The Wolverine
    $69 Spruce Run

    To book a golf tee time, visit our Pro Shop or call 231-534-6000.

    Cherry Festival Scramble

    July 10

    Join us for a "cherry" good time at our July 10 Cherry Festival Golf Scramble! This two-person event is an 18-hole scramble on Spruce Run.

    $80 per team
    Shotgun start, 8:30am
    Prizes awarded.

    Special Cherry Festival rate available. Register in advance. Proper golf attire is required. Questions? Call the Pro Shop at 231-534-6470.

    Register Today


    Labor Day Weekend Golf Special

    September 4-7

    Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in Northern Michigan. The cooler temps and exceptional course conditions make for a day of golf you’ll never forget, and our special pricing makes it easy to try out each of our three highly acclaimed courses.

    $89 The Bear
    $79 The Wolverine
    $59 Spruce Run

    To book a golf tee time, visit our Pro Shop or call 231-534-6000.

    10th Annual Big Hole Golf Tournament

    October 3, 2020

    $180 per team

    Finish out the 2020 golf season with a boost of confidence at our 10th Annual Big Hole Golf Tournament featuring gigantic, impossible-to-miss (okay, almost impossible-to-miss) 10" cups! The tournament takes place on Saturday, October 3 on our Spruce Run course and is open to the public, Resort Club Members and Resort Guests.

    This is a three-person Scramble, with 10” cups on all 18 holes. The $180  entry fee includes golf and prizes. Optional Skins Game - $20 per team (cash only, day of event)

    Register today

    12th Annual Tuff Enuff Golf Tournament

    October 18, 2020

    Play one of Michigan’s toughest golf courses, The Bear, at its absolute hardest. For one day only, we turn The Bear into 7,000+ yards of long-range tee boxes, aggressive greens,and challenging hole locations. This is a two-person “best ball” event. Come take the challenge!

    START TIME: 10 am Shotgun start

    ENTRY: $120 Per Team + MyNorth Tickets fee

    Optional Skins Game - $20 per team. Payable day of event. Cash only,

    FORMAT: Partners Best Ball • Scratch - flighted after round • Open to male, female and mixed teams

    • Women play from the white tees
    • Men 60+ play from the blue tees
    • Men 59 and under play from the black tees

    PURSE: Payout ~ 30% of the field • $3,000 based on 50 teams

    INCLUDES: 18 holes of golf with cart

    Register Today

  • Spa Deals

    Spa Deals

    Spring Spa Days

    April 1 - May 31, 2020

    Add an extra spring to your step with Spring Spa Days Special Offers featuring 50 minutes of complete spa goodness for only $50!

    50 Minutes | $50

    Classic Swedish massage techniques come together with warm oil to create the ultimate experience of relaxation. This combination of gentle flowing strokes and tissue release help you achieve a mind/body balance, leaving you refreshed and relaxed. Light to medium pressure.

    50 Minutes | $50

    Refresh, maintain and enhance skin quality while promoting ecological harmony with Eminence Organic Skin Care. Result driven products with the strength and purity of a raw food  diet and a treatment designed to meet basic skin care needs for everyone.

    50 Minutes | $50

    Enjoy an aromatic soak followed by a quick clean-up of the nail and polish.

    To make a spa reservation, call Spa Grand Traverse: 231-534-6750.

    Valid April 1- May 31, 2020 Not valid with other offers. Based on availability. Certain other restrictions may apply. 20% gratuity is based off of original price of services. Call for details.

    NEW Revitalizing Mangosteen Facial Regular: 50 minutes $130| Midweek: 50 minutes $125

    Improve texture, tone, and overall clarity with the revitalizing benefits of mangosteen, an antioxidant rich super fruit that fights environmental stress and promotes natural radiance. Lactic acid gently resurfaces skin while red clover refines pores leaving your complexion smooth and bright.

    Beginning April 1, book a Mangosteen Facial and receive $25 off!

    To make a spa reservation, call Spa Grand Traverse: 231-534-6750.

    *Certain restrictions may apply. Subject to availability. Gratuity not included. Offer expires April 30, 2020.

    Group Special Offer

    Make it a Spa Social! Bring a group of 6 or more to the Spa, and receive a discount for your group, plus a complimentary treatment for yourself! Contact our group coordinator Chloe for more details!

    Email: [email protected]

    *Valid on select dates, excluding Valentines weekend. Complimentary treatment valued at $125 or less. Not valid with hotel package groups, or in conjunction with other offers. Does not apply to specialty or salon services, such as waxing and lash extensions.

    Spring Spa Deals

    Spring into relaxation with our Spring Spa Deals!

    Spring Renewal- $205

    • 80-minute Custom Organic Facial
    • 50-minute Customized Pedicure

    Spring into Spa- $270

    • 80-minute Organic Body Indulgence
    • 100-minute Customized Manicure and Pedicure

    Seasonal Awakening- $200

    • 50-minute Relaxation Massage
    • 45-minute Breathe Body Buff

    To schedule your treatments, call the spa desk at 231-534-6750.

    Spring Spa packages are available March 15-May 31, 2020. A 20% adjustable gratuity is added on top of service prices at checkout. Gratuity based on regular pricing before discounts.

    Novalash Special Offer

    April 14-May 31

    Purchase a full set of Novalash Classic or American Volume Eyelash Extensions, and receive a complimentary first refresh!

    To schedule your treatments, call the spa desk at 231-534-6750 or click to book now.

    No other discounts can be applied to this offer. Must mention discount at booking to receive complimentary refresh. Gratuity is still added to complimentary refresh.


    Every Wednesday 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Grab your friends and join us every Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. for Happy Hour at Spa Grand Traverse. Each 25 minute treatment includes a glass of champagne. So come on, get happy!

    • Happy Hour Mini Pedicure $35
    • Happy Hour Mini Manicure $25
    • Happy Hour Mini Facial (deep cleanse and peel) $50
    • Happy Hour Mini Massage (neck, shoulders and upper back) $50
    • Happy Hour Brow and Lash Combo (eyebrow wax and lash tint) $30

    For spa reservations call 231-534-6750.

    To view the complete menu of spa services, click here. Certain restrictions may apply. Subject to availability. Gratuity not included.

  • Restaurant Deals

    Restaurant Deals

    Mother's Day Brunch at Aerie Restaurant

    May 10

    Treat mom to a delicious Mother's Day brunch in Aerie Restaurant on Sunday, May 10. Paired with panoramic views of Grand Traverse Bay, our Mother's Day Brunch is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Mother's Day brunch is available from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the 16th floor of our Tower.

    Adults: $34.95
    Ages 5-12: $13.95
    Kids 4 and Under: No charge with the purchase of adult brunch


    Advance reservations are highly recommended for our Mother's Day brunch. For Aerie reservations, call 231-534-6800 or book online via OpenTable.


    Join us on the 16th floor of the Tower for worldly cuisine, panoramic views, and nightly specials.

    Locals Discount Night
    Locals get 20% off, Club Members get 25% off

    Happy Hour All Night in Aerie Lounge
    Great food and $5 craft cocktails

    Industry Night
    20% off and a chef’s feature for $15

    Mickey Cannon��s Raw Bar
    Selection of seafood items from oysters and caviar to shooters and sparkling wine

    Perfect Pairing Date Night
    3-course prix fixe menu includes a bottle of wine for $75 per couple

    Happy Hour in Aerie Lounge
    4pm-6pm featuring $5 cocktails

    Make a Reservation

    Or call 231-534-6800.

    * Discounts apply to regular menu food and beverage items only. See our website for current hours of operation.

    Share The Sweet

    Daily June through December

    We are excited to invite you to “Share the Sweet”!

    The Share the Sweet program is our way to give back to the local community by donating $1 from each dessert sold to a local nonprofit. The Share the Sweet program will feature different local nonprofits beginning June 2019.

    The nonprofits lined up for 2020 include Arts for All of Northern Michigan, Michigan Challenge, Reigning Liberty Ranch, Father Fred Foundation, Michaels Place, Make-A-Wish Michigan, The Manna Food Project, Cherryland Humane Society, and Womens' Resource Center. Aerie’s dessert menu includes cherry toffee pudding, classic crème brûlée, chocolate tower cake, and hummingbird pyramid cake, so grab a date and head over to Aerie to enjoy sweet treats for a good cause.

    Make a Reservation

    Or call 231-534-6800.


    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Experience a Sunday brunch unlike any other with delicious food, drinks and panoramic views from the 16th Floor of our Tower. Every Sunday, we feature a variety of traditional and assorted buffet items such as an omelette station, variety of fresh salads, pastries and desserts and more. Aerie Sunday Brunch includes a glass of Champagne per adult.

    Sunday brunch is open to Resort guests and the public. Walk-ins are welcome. No dress code required.

        Adults: $24.95
        Ages 5-12: $9.95
        Kids 4 and Under: Complimentary

    Book now or call 231-534-6800 for reservations.


    Offered Daily 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Enjoy Happy Hour in Aerie Restaurant every day from 4:00-6:00pm.

    Our Happy Hour drink specials include a selection of $5 wines, draft beers, and premium cocktails, with cheeky creations like “That’s My Jam” (rum, strawberry jam, lemon, simple syrup) or “Tiny Pink Bubbles” (pink gin, champagne syrup, sparkling wine). Appetizers range from $5 to $9 and include truffle fries, veggie tempura, sliders, and more. View the full menu here.

    For Aerie reservations, call 231-534-6800 or book online via OpenTable.



    Browse casino promotions and deals at our sister property, Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel. We offer a complimentary shuttle to Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel (approximately 4 miles). See the Bell Stand for shuttle times.

    Super Senior Tuesday

    EVERY TUESDAY at Turtle Creek Casino

    It’s Super Seniors Day every Tuesday at Turtle Creek & Leelanau Sands & Casinos.  Players 65 years and older can earn up to $50 in e-credits from 8am to midnight!  Plus, additional e-credit bonus winners from 12 to 2pm – It’s a great day to play Tuesday at Turtle Creek and Leelanau Sands Casinos!

    • PLAY AND WIN – 8:00am to Midnight
    • *Must be 65 or older
    • Earn up to $50 in E Credits

    Plus additional E Credits Bonus Winners – 10am-2pm

    Forever Young

    Every Thursday| 1:00pm - 7:00pm

    Are you 50+ years old? Thursdays are your chance to win a share of $3,000 in E-CREDITS.

    • Five - $250 Winners | 1:00 - 3:00pm
    • Five - $250 Winners | 5:00 - 7:00pm
    • One - $500 Winner | 7:00pm
    • All day play and earn up to $50 in E-CREDITS

    Earn 10 new base points at slots or tables to qualify. Visit the official Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel website for current promotions. 

Upcoming Events

April 25
Spring Par 3 Shootout

May 2
Derby Day Shootout

May 22-25
Memorial Day Weekend Golf Special

June 5-6
Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Pro-Am

June 8-11, 2020
103rd Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

June 21-28
Golf Your Daylights Out

July 10
Cherry Festival Scramble

May 10
Mother's Day Brunch and Activities

October 3
Big Hole Golf Tournament

March 15-May 31
Spring Spa Specials

May 10
Mother's Day Complimentary Golf

October 18
Tuff Enuff Golf Tournament

Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing School

May 8-10, 2020
VIP Wine & Spa Weekend with Chateau Chantal

September 4-7
Labor Day Golf Specials

July 4-12
Cherry Festival Golf Deals

April 1- May 31
$50 Spring Spa Days

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm
Happy Hour at Spa Grand Traverse


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