This week in Seattle revealed the first signs of spring! We are sure some of you started dreaming about spring and summer plans! We decided to create a list of the top 8 Airbnbs to stay at when visiting the San Juan Islands! From Orcas Island to Lopez Island, these homes offer intriguing features and breathtaking views - one is even a treehouse!
1. The Cabin on Hunter Bay - Lopez Island
“Designed and built by the original owners in 1977, this beautiful, remote, rustic home is located at the South end of Lopez Island atop a 170 foot bluff overlooking the serene Hunter Bay. Boasting all day sun and 270° views of the San Juan Islands, this recently updated cliffside cabin accommodates up to 8 people.”
2. Chateau Nighthawk - Orcas Island
“Welcome to Chateau Nighthawk, located quietly on the top of Buck Mountain, near the highest point of Orcas Island. Gated property with lighted level drive and parking for many. Enjoy a draw bridge front entrance and the many rooms in the 6000 sqft. Spectacular views over-top islands and seeing all the way to Victoria and Sidney BC.
Expansive views and attention to detail is the construction of this home makes it paradise every day!“
3. Charming 4br gated waterfront estate with beach - Friday Harbor
“4 bedroom Victorian home on over 8 gated waterfront acres. Fabulous views of Griffin Bay and Mount Baker! Manicured grounds, hot tub, badminton, and across the street from golf and tennis. Mooring buoy available for boats to 50 ft. Outstanding property!!”
4. The Leeward Studio at SeaStar Lofts - Orcas Island
“Enjoy gorgeous vistas from this beautiful new condo perched right on the shore! SeaStar Lofts are in the heart of charming Eastsound Village, with shops and restaurants just steps away. We've endeavored to enhance your stay in every way, including tasteful decor, balcony, fine linens, fully equipped kitchenette, locally roasted coffee, soaking tub, cozy propane heating stove, and much more. Pure magic! We are proud of our outstanding reviews and will do all we can to make your visit amazing.”
5. Hilltop Treehouse Retreat - Lopez Island
“Named in the Top 20 Airbnb U.S. treehouses, featured in a Seattle Times article about unusual places to stay (11/07/18) and ranked in the Top 5 treehouses for Washington (Curbed-Seattle) this grown-up sanctuary is nestled in the trees high over the sea, bordered by trees, trails and fabulous ocean overlooks. This place is for grown-ups who seek peace and adventure.”
6. Panorama Point - Orcas Island
“Panorama Point is a gracious large home with all the amenities that make for great vacation rentals. It enjoys some of the best views on Orcas Island due to its location at water's edge. The large living room, dining area and kitchen combination all provide panoramic views down and across Eastsound. With good waterfront access, this medium bank home allows one to walk on the rocks and pebble beach at low tide. But the water-side deck is the place you will want to be.”
7. 2BR Waterfront Friday Harbor Home w/Bay Views! - San Juan Island
“Have the ultimate Friday Harbor getaway by escaping to this gorgeous 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom waterfront vacation rental house that comfortably sleeps 4. Overlooking Griffin Bay and steps away from the beach, this house is the perfect home base for endless outdoor excitement, an abundance of wildlife sightings, and an unforgettable adventure!”
8. Orcas Island, Island Myth - Orcas Island
This modern island cabin is perched on high bank waterfront and is ideal for a small family or couple to enjoy.