Vacation Rentals in Orcas Island

Vacation Rentals in Orcas Island

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Highlights Orcas Island

  • Island rentals
  • Destination in Washington
  • Family getaway
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Natural landscapes
  • Water sports activities

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Vacation Rental for 3 Guests in Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
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Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 1 Bedroom
9.8
(35 reviews)
*** PLEASE NOTE: This home is pet friendly but certain breeds are excluded. Only dogs are allowed. Please inquire before booking as to breeds and associated pet fees. Two small approved dogs or one large approved dog only. ***With spectacular views of Deer Harbor and the Olympic Mountains to the south, this Orcas Island cottage is just steps from the water and offers easy access for beach combing. The gentle surrounding waters are perfect for kayaking, and there is a dock available to launch kayaks and canoes at high tide - or just carry them down the path and set off from your private beac...
from $279 / night
Vacation Rental for 3 Guests in Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
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Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
Vacation Rental • 3 Guests • 1 Bedroom
8.6
(30 reviews)
This darling, comfortable & treasured getaway epitomizes family memories and nostalgic charm. Perfect for 2 adults (+ 1 small child): 1 bedroom, full bath, full kitchen, sofabed, WiFi, Dish HDTV, large deck, propane BBQ, gorgeous water view, on 140 acres. Grandma and Grandpa's Getaway is a cozy, comfortable one bedroom apartment on the lower level of our home. Soak in the sun from your private sunny deck with gorgeous water view. Enjoy watching the birds flock to the feeders. Hike through our private 110 acre wildlife preserve and wild natural organic farm at the heart of Deer Harbor. T...
from $170 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
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Orcas Island, San Juan Islands
Vacation Rental • 1367 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
10.0
(124 reviews)
This delightful home located in Eastsound on Orcas Island is modern, clean, and full of light. It features main floor living with the primary bedroom (king-size bed) and bath on the same floor as the living, dining, and kitchen. On the lower floor you'll find a TV room, with sleeper sofa, second bedroom with two twin beds a comfy window seat, and full bath. The separation from the main floor to the lower level is very accommodating for people who want a little privacy from other guests or just some quiet time to themselves. Nightly rates are based on two people. It's $20/night for each addi...
from $403 / night

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Current Vacation rental prices Orcas Island

$673for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
$530 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Orcas Island

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Vacation rentals in Orcas Island

Stunning rental locations in Orcas Island

Plan your next trip in the wonderful location of Orcas Island. This island is the largest of the San Juan Islands which are located in the Pacific Northwest area of the United States of America. You will find Orcas Island situated in the northwestern part of San Juan County in the state of Washington. A wonderful natural landscape is one of the many reasons to visit this island. The rich and extensive history of Orcas Island will leave you bewildered and interested in knowing more. The name of the island comes from the abbreviation form of Juan Vicente de Güemes Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo, also known as Horcasitas, which was the 2nd Count of Revillagigedo and the Viceroy of Mexico.

Vacation Rentals in Orcas Island

Being located in such a spectacular area, you will be able to find plenty of rental locations that can provide you with scenic views of the area. Imagine waking up in the morning and listening to the waves outside of your bedroom window. Enjoy a dip in your private pool during a warm afternoon. Invite friends over for a delicious barbecue in your garden. These are just some of the great possibilities awaiting you in Orcas Island.

Vacations in Orcas Island

The area and getting around

Although being an island, arriving on this island will be quite simple. There are two ways to arrive in Orcas Island, either by plane or by ferry. If you choose to fly directly to Orcas, you will be able to do so with Kenmore Air which departs from British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. On the other hand, you can drive to Anacortes and catch a ferry to the Island just as well.

Where to eat in Orcas Island

You will be delighted by the choices of restaurants that you can encounter on Orcas Island. Whether you are looking for an upscale dining experience or a more casual lunch spot to enjoy with friends, there are plenty of options you can pick from while visiting this area. If you are looking for a spot to enjoy a delicious breakfast, the Brown Bear Baking is the place for you. Here you can find anything from artisanal handcrafted pastries, soups and sandwiches baked daily. On the other hand, if you are looking to try out some local cuisine, go to the Kingfish at West Sound Restaurant. Chef Raymond Southern will serve you with a creative cuisine featuring only locally sourced ingredients.

Travelers and activities

Orcas Island for outdoor explorers

The stunning Orcas Island is filled with natural landscapes all ready for you to explore. Take a trip with Deep Harbor Charters. This tour was established in 1989 and since then they have been bringing their guests' whale watching and on eco-tours. On the other hand, if you want to explore the island by bike, join Backroads. The company was founded in 1979 and ever since they have been providing worldwide famous bike tours of Orcas Island. Most tours are ideal for riders of all skills and levels.

Orcas Island for family activities

Make your trip to Orcas Island with your family. These activities can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Take a trip around the island with Orcas Island Kayaks. Here you will find kayak rentals which you can use to explore the coves and inlets of the island while admiring the abundant wildlife. After a long day out and about, treat yourself with some sweets at the Sugar Shack. This spot is known for its gourmet waffle cones with local Lopez Island Creamery ice cream.

Did you know that it is just a coincidence that the island is also the habitat for orca whales?

Top 5 travel tips for Orcas Island

1.Orcas Scenic Byway

Take care around the island to explore the most panoramic views. The Drive goes from the ferry terminal to Deer Harbor, Eastsound, around the Moran State Park, and ends in Doe Bay.

2.Obstruction Pass State Park

Spend a sunny afternoon at the beach. Just half a mile walk from the parking area, this is the largest public beach on Orcas Island.

3.Moran State Park

Take a hike around the natural landscape. This hiking trail will bring you past the Cascade Falls and around the lakes, as well as reaching the Mount Constitution summit.

4.Cascade Lake

Take a swim in the lake. During the colder months, the lake is a warmer spot to dive in than the sea. Here you can go kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding.

5. Orcas Island Artworks

Support local artists while visiting the area. This gallery is located in a historic building in Olga and it's filled with local art pieces to admire and explore.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Orcas Island

How much do the vacation rentals in Orcas Island cost on average?

Orcas Island is one of the most expensive destinations in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $411 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Orcas Island?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible travel to Orcas Island in April, May, or December, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $334, $356, and $363 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Orcas Island?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Orcas Island, the months when you will pay the most are, in order of highest to lowest, August, July and September, with average prices per night of $509, $497, and $463, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Orcas Island?

If you decide to put Orcas Island on your bucket list, we recommend planning your visit well in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 88% of rentals booked the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The most available months are, on average, January (with an availability of 35%), December (31%), and November (24%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

Are there many rentals in Orcas Island?

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