Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Orcas Island, WA - Updated 2021

airbnb orcas island wa
Paolo
Paolo
Updated

It’s the biggest of the San Juan Islands, and it’s well-known for its natural beauty and serenity. Indeed, Orcas Island in Washington State will fulfill your fantasy of a vacation in paradise. At Moran State Park, you can hike or go biking through the picturesque forest trails or enjoy swimming in one of its freshwater lakes. Continue to the top of Mount Constitution for an unobstructed view of the sea and surrounding mountains. When you go kayaking, expect to see whales, seals, and many other fascinating marine creatures up-close. Other activities you should try out include bird watching and a visit to the farmers’ market.

The town also won’t disappoint you when it comes to vacation rentals. So if you still don’t know where to stay, then let this list serve as your guide. Here are the top Airbnbs in Orcas Island. These places promise to give you your well-deserved moment of relaxation.

1. Dog-friendly studio getaway (from USD 159)

If you’re a solo adventurer planning your next trip to Orcas Island with your dog, make it one to remember by staying in this studio apartment hosted by Vacasa Washington. There is a cozy fire pit, a spacious yard, and rich woods around this property, making it the ultimate solitary retreat. Do note that this rental only comes with a kitchenette, so getting creative with meals is definitely something you’d have to do. With all the peace and time in the world during your stay here, those creative juices will surely start flowing.

Dog-friendly studio w/ kitchenette, WiFi, yard & fire pit!
Orcas Island, Washington, United States
38 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable quiet space with fenced in yard
Cleanliness:
it was very comfortable and clean and we slept well in the cozy bed
the studio space was clean and comfortable and had all the necessities
Host:
friendly and welcoming hosts both 2 legged and four legged added to our experience
sweet place with whimsical art peaceful respectful owner and friendly dog
Location:
we enjoyed the location of this stay
nice little studio very close to the ferry
the house seems like a good location to get away and go off the grid
enjoyed location near ferry and nice accomodations
this is a great place to stay if you want peace and quite
Read more reviews

2. Fabulously Central Location (from USD 120)

This vacation rental in Orcas Island is just near the heart of Eastsound, and its craftsman style design is sure to give you a home away from home feeling. There are two bedrooms for you to choose from, one is beside the TV area while the other is next to the fully equipped private bathroom. You will also have access to the spacious living room, kitchen, dining area, and porch. As for the hosts, they’re more than happy to provide you with information about where to go and what to do around the area. Some of the town’s most famous shops and restaurants are just walking distance from the property.

Fabulously Central Location
Eastsound, Washington, United States
121 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
private parking and free wi-fi that works good
our bedroom and bathroom were easily accessible and private
the room is set up really nice and the bed is sturdy if you like a firm mattress
nice room and private bath on the main floor off the kitchen
the room was perfect
Cleanliness:
it is clean comfy and well decorated
very comfortable bed with clean bedroom and bathroom
clean comfortable private etc
the house was super clean and organized
it was convenient clean and comfortable
Host:
kari and jim were wonderful hosts
kari was a wonderful host & made great recommendations to us
they were generous and fabulous hosts
very friendly and knowledgeable hosts
kari was an excellent host
Location:
wonderful location on beautiful orcas island
great location and ammenties
location is super just few minutes walk to main street
the location is fantastic; very easy walk to everything in town
the location is great for walking around the local stores and restaurants
Read more reviews

3. Dragonfly Pond on Orcas Island (from USD 259)

The property is located in a 7-acre forest (28,328 square meters), making it an ideal place to stay for nature lovers. There are two bedrooms, both of which consist of comfortable queen size beds. Other guests can get a good night’s sleep on the sofa beds in the living room. The two bathrooms are not only clean, but they have the necessary toiletries as well. You will also have access to the laundry room, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. Outside, you can just sit down and enjoy the lush scenery and the view of the pond.

Dragonfly Pond - Dog-Friendly Retreat - Orcas Isl.
Eastsound, Washington, United States
127 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lisl and joe's place has spacious shared space very comfortable furniture and a well equipped kitchen
excellent living room with plenty of places to sit and good natural lighting
the house was spacious and tidy we appreciated the comfortable beds and view of the lovely pond
wifi is super fast and reliable which is a must for me
the kitchen was nicely equipped and there is also an outdoor grill
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
easy to keep clean on rainy days
it was clean and well kept and we felt comfortable having our dog in the house
it was clean and the beds were very comfortable
homie warm comfortable clean cheerful
Host:
the hosts were great
perfect hosts delightful home
the host are very easy to communicate with and keep the home in lovely condition
it was very easy to communicate with the host with all our questions prior to our stay
hosts were great and went out of their way for us
Location:
great location close to town
the location is quite close to town and various attractions
location is central to many activities and there is good shopping very close in eastsound
comfortable house in a beautiful location
close to eastsound for restaurants shopping and adventures beyond
Read more reviews

4. Tranquil Orcas Island Cabin (from USD 199)

This Orcas Island cabin rental has a lovely modern design, and it’s situated on top of Buck Mountain. Outside, you can go for a walk through the forest or relax in the wood-fired hot tub. There’s a huge chance of you spotting a few eagles and deer. At the deck, there’s a dining table where you can enjoy not only your meals but also views of the stunning Puget Sound. The first bedroom has a king-size bed while the other one contains a full size. Fold-out mattresses are available for the kids. The living room is also a good spot to unwind thanks to its high ceilings and comfortable couches. As for the kitchen, it’s newly renovated and has all the necessary appliances. You will have a private bathroom as well.

Tranquil Orcas Island Retreat
Eastsound, Washington, United States
299 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
minimal furnishings that are cozy and comfortable
we loved all of the kitchen amenities
great natural light well stocked kitchen
amazing view stylish cabin and fully-equipped with everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay
also there is not wifi but there is excellent service
Cleanliness:
it was super clean and well organized
clean bright airy comfortable
secluded trendy clean & bright
the cabin is clean and beautiful and tastefully decorated
the house was cozy clean and beautiful
Host:
our host made sure every detail was communicated and taken care of
great hosts and a beautiful home
christian and trina are great hosts and answer any questions almost instantly
trina was wonderful throughout very responsive and helpful
and as they note the road can be steep but it is good and the signage is helpful
Location:
this is an amazing location
wonderful house and location
great location - close to town & the state park
nice and close to town and moran state park
this is a beautiful place in a stunning location
Read more reviews

5. Harper House Orcas Island - EV (from USD 150)

Despite its central location, the house still promises a relaxing atmosphere all throughout your stay. Outside, you can unwind in the private deck and admire the lush garden or use the fireplace at night. Inside, expect a peaceful sleep on the comfortable queen size bed of the spacious bedroom. If there are two more guests, they can use the living room sofa, which can be converted to a full size bed. Apart from a bathtub and handheld shower, the bathroom also has all the essential toiletries. You can refresh yourself on the outdoor shower area as well. The property is just 1.5 miles (2.41 kilometers) from the center of Eastsound Village, and the neighborhood is surrounded by beautiful trees.

Harper House Orcas Island - EV (PPROV0-13-0025)
Eastsound, Washington, United States
235 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved the huge tub and the outdoor shower the private deck and the amazingly comfortable bed
it was comfortable clean and had coffee tea creamer yogurts and homemade granola all provided
very comfortable and great amenities and a good location
the bed was super comfortable and the huge soaker bath was a treat
i also recommend showering outside to enjoy the mornings in orcas
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
harper house is very cozy and very clean and comfortable
the suite of rooms is beautiful comfortable extremely clean and the outdoor shower was a terrific bonus
whaa the room was comfortable clean and well equipped
the house itself is comfortable and clean with a warm and rustic feel
Host:
the hosts were wonderful
suzanne is a wonderful host
suzanne and john were great hosts
very kind people and even gave us home smoked fish
suzanne and john are great hosts and made us feel at home
Location:
the location is excellent and very close to town
absolutely perfect location for us
easy check in great location
wonderful location and very cozy living space
location is great as it is about 5 min drive away from eastsound the main town centre
Read more reviews

6. Orcas Waterfront Cottage (from USD 259)

This waterfront cottage dates back to the 1940’s, and its original features are maintained. At the front porch, you can dine or just relax while marveling at the sunset. It’s also a good spot to watch boats moving along the tranquil water. Inside, there’s a bedroom with a king size bed, sun porch with two single beds, dining area, spacious living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, and bathroom with complete toiletries. Almost every part of the cottage offers panoramic views of the Shaw, Bell, Pole, and Crane Islands.

1940’s Orcas Waterfront Cottage
Eastsound, Washington, United States
172 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and quaint cottage fully equipped
you can expect a cozy and enjoyable time at the cottage
the bed in the bedroom was very comfortable plush and warm
this cozy cottage makes you feel like you're part of the family
the house and as warm cozy and well stocked for guest
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked
clean comfortable well stocked great communication everything you could hope for
the place is clean and the kitchen is well stocked
check-in was easy and the cabin was clean and fully stocked
the cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable with everything you could possibly need for your stay
Host:
owners were extremely kind and friendly
caitlin is an amazing host and we just adore their cabin
you can see canada from there everybody on the island is very friendly and helpful
wonderful hosts with quick communication we’ll be coming back for sure
and caitlin is a great host- all communication with her was to the point and fast
Location:
a wonderful place in an outstanding location
beautiful very private location
beautiful house in a beautiful location
the location is easy to get to
it's a very unique and special location
Read more reviews

7. Two story cedar home with incredible oceanview. (from USD 201)

This cedar bungalow is just 15 minutes away from Eastsound and 30 minutes away from the ferry terminal. Thanks to its hilltop location, you can expect stunning ocean views from the deck. The deck is an ideal spot for barbecues and boat watching as well. Inside, there’s a living room with a flat-screen television and comfortable queen size sofa sleeper. It also contains a wood stove to keep you and your family or friends warm. The bathroom is clean and consists of all the necessary toiletries. As for the kitchenette, it has everything you need to prepare to delightful meals. The bedroom upstairs has king and queen size beds and another flat-screen television. DVDs, books, and games are provided to add more fun moments to your stay.

Two story cedar home with incredible oceanview.
Olga, Washington, United States
397 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were amazingly comfortable view was unreal and coziness factor high
amazing views and a cozy spot
amazing views cozy space would love to stay again
the house is incredible; beautiful views and a very cozy place
so many thoughtful touches fantastic view super quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and comfortable
the house is clean and comfortable
space was lovely and clean
everything was very clean & the kitchen had enough basics for simple meals
it was clean and the outdoor seating has been upgraded from the posted pictures was very comfortable
Host:
mike was such a gracious host and answered any questions that we had
hosts are responsive and accommodating
the hosts are kind & we enjoyed our conversations with them both
mike & lisa are fabulous hosts
mike and lisa were great hosts
Location:
the location is perfect
an amazing house in an amazing location
it’s a beautiful place and great location
there is a beautiful art gallery and delicious breakfast place very close by
a perfect place to reset and relax
Read more reviews

8. Serenity Overlook Cottage

This Orcas Island cottage rental is only walking distance from the ferry terminal, and it has a deck where you can sit back and marvel at the view of the sea. The area’s serene atmosphere is guaranteed to reinvigorate you. Inside, there’s a cozy double bed, sofa chair, TV with Dish Network, coffee and tea maker, refrigerator, microwave, and bathroom with complete toiletries. Card and board games are also available, making your stay even more fun. No need to worry about going online because WiFi is free of charge.

Serenity Overlook Cottage
Orcas, Washington, United States
503 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was so much better than tv
cozy cottage with a beautiful view to the water
the cottage was a perfect little cozy getaway from the city with an awesome view
comfort plus relaxation equals this cozy cottage never mind the spectacular view
i don't know what the channel selection is like we never turned on the tv
Cleanliness:
rebecca was super helpful and very friendly and the place was cozy clean and comfortable
Host:
great host and amazing spot
rebecca is a great host
rebecca is such a gracious host
best airbnb host ever
everything was great the super host status is well deserved
Location:
beautiful location and convenient
great space located an easy walk up from the ferry
location wise we were grateful to be so close to the ferry and shops
orcas landing is a wonderful location
right next to the ferry terminal two bars a grocery store and gift shop all within walking distance
Read more reviews

9. Sarah Jane's cottage

Those looking to explore not just Orcas Island but also the nearby islands of San Juan County must definitely consider staying in this studio cottage close to the ferry terminal. While it can accommodate an adventurous group of four, couples who wish to go island-hopping are welcome as well. The home features a king-size bed, a pull-out couch, and a spacious deck overlooking the waters. All the quirky shops, restaurants, and grocery stores are within walking distance of this homey property.

Sarah Jane's Cottage
Eastsound, Washington, United States
331 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very cozy cabin with amazing views and a beautiful deck
comfortable spot with a lovely view
worth the view and the bed is very comfortable
watching the ferries come and go while laying on the amazingly comfortable bed is bliss
the bed was so comfortable and the view was unbeatable
Cleanliness:
everything was spotlessly clean and in order
super clean place exactly as described
lovely clean and homey cottage
the place was vey clean
amazing clean and quaint with a very comfortable bed
Host:
the host is very responsive
becca had quick and thoughtful responses and is probably the best host i’ve ever had on airbnb
she is a great host and was very responsive
host communicated really well and was helpful
rebecca was an amazing host very quick to respond back with any info and suggestions
Location:
the location is fantastic
super convenient location and a great bed
great location right off the ferry
fantastic place in a fantastic location
very close to the ferry dock and the stores and cafe nearby which was super convenient
Read more reviews

10. Guest Suite with Private Entrance, Deck, Parking

1.5 miles (2.41 kilometers) from Eastsound town center is a house that will give you absolute relaxation. It consists of a flat-screen television, kitchenette, cedar closet, small table with two chairs, private bathroom with toiletries, and cozy queen size bed. Outside is a private deck where you can just sit down and admire the view of the amazing Sucia and Patos Islands. At night, you will surely enjoy the lights of Vancouver and Tsawwassen. There’s also free WiFi and an area to park your vehicle.

Guest Room w/ Private Bath & Deck
Eastsound, Washington, United States
60 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our room was charming with amazing views and the coffee was fabulous
room decor is fantastic with beautiful lamps and a large screen tv
we had great weather & found the deck chairs most comfortable for reading
the place is quiet cozy and relaxing and offers some spectacular views
the guest house is so comfortable and cozy with spectacular views
Cleanliness:
very clean and lots of space
the space was clean and very charming
the room is clean warm and cozy
their place was clean comfortable well-stocked and peaceful
Host:
great accommodations and a great host :) very communicative
vicki greeted us with open friendly enthusiasm when we arrived
vicki is a wonderful host
vicki was a wonderful host—very responsive and accommodating
vicki and dan were great hosts
Location:
the location is also great
cute location for a getaway on the island
the room and location are wonderful
this bnb is in a beautiful location and is comfortable and well equipped
watching the sunset from the porch over the water was amazing very convenient location
Read more reviews

11. The Orchard Cottage on Orcas Island

It’s a mobile Orcas Island home rental with a modern cottage look, and it’s located in a picturesque orchard. Inside are two bedrooms, one of which has a single bed while the other has a double size. The living room has a comfortable couch and a fireplace to keep you warm as you unwind. Outside, you can sit on the porch or go for a relaxing stroll. The lush scenery is guaranteed to be mesmerizing. You will also have the access to the fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. The property is just 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the center of Eastsound and 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the ferry terminal.

The Orchard Cottage on Orcas Island
Eastsound, Washington, United States
42 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a lovely time in the cozy orchard cottage
the cottage is cozy and decorated very cute
orchard cottage is close to the ferry with comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen
a comfortable secluded cottage yet central to the ferry and the island sights
great bed set up cable tv and a great plot of land i would love to return
Cleanliness:
the apartment itself is clean modern cozy and very tasteful
cozy clean and picturesque with fresh produce literally at-hand we could not have been happier
Host:
bob & kandis were wonderful hosts
wonderful hosts and lovely home
the hosts were very welcoming
bob and kandis were wonderful hosts
bob and kandis are wonderful hosts
Location:
perfect central location for exploring the whole island
the location is gorgeous with nice areas to explore right on their property
the cottage is in a great location close to the ferry eastsound and deer harbor
we really liked the place
Read more reviews

12. Orcas Island Charming Farm Stay

Located in Crow Valley Road, this gorgeous farm house offers a peaceful retreat. It contains a comfortable queen size bed, vintage sofa, closet, mini fridge, kitchenette, electric fireplace, and bathroom with toiletries. On the patio, you can have a cup of coffee while enjoying the lush surroundings and tranquil vibes. You can also go for a walk to see the colorful flowers up-close. The property is 7 minutes away from the center of Eastsound and the ferry terminal.

Orcas Island Charming Farm Stay
Eastsound, Washington, United States
39 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Relax and have a marvelous time in Orcas Island

Apart from the natural attractions, the island is also famous for its vibrant art scene. Don’t forget to visit Crow Valley and Orcas Island Artworks to see paintings, sculptures, potteries, and other masterpieces from renowned local artists.

With a wide variety of accommodation options, there’s no need for you to do further research online. Just choose one and start falling in love with Orcas Island now.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Freelance writer by day, rap artist by night. When he's not making music or joining rap battles, Paolo writes about anything under the sun. Throughout his eight-year experience as a copywriter, he...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Orcas Island
Good things are meant to be shared!