10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In San Juan Island, Washington - Updated 2023


San Juan Island is located in the northwestern part of Washington State. It is an attractive holiday destination for both adventure lovers and those who seek a quiet vacation. Hiking, kayaking, whale watching, and beachcombing are some exciting activities you can do on the island. The island is a magical place with a rich history and a vibrant art scene. It also has beautiful farmlands and wildlife. You can buy some local potteries or antiques as lovely souvenirs. If you are planning a holiday to the island, you will need a great accommodation. To find a comfortable place to stay, browse through our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in San Juan Island, Washington.

1. Lovely house overlooking an enchanting meadow (from USD 295)

This property, which is in close proximity to Roche Harbor, is a 1929 home with an old-world charm and modern amenities. It provides two bathrooms and three bedrooms and can accommodate eight guests. You can spend a fun time with your companions in the patio with a fire pit and chairs. The place also offers free parking, Wi-Fi access, and a fully equipped kitchen. The best part is that the cottage overlooks a wildflower meadow, which will truly enchant you.

Newly Renovated 1929 Cottage near Roche Harbor
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
142 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heated kitchen floors were a nice touch we will definitely be back
the wi-fi was good and we were all working and schooling remotely
we loved spending the mornings out on the deck and by the cozy fireplace at night
this is a lovely home with all of the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay
sparkling clean newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms new furniture and stylishly remodeled
so clean and perfect
super clean and comfy thank you
everything was perfectly clean and the space was well designed with lots of charm and thoughtful touches
everything is so organized and clean kitchen well stocked comfy beds and linens
very clean and friendly nice tv setup and kitchen is well-stocked with dishware and cooking utensils
host is awesome check in super easy
leonora was very helpful and responsive with any questions we had
she was accessible responsive and polite
the host were awesome as well with their timely responses and their check in when we arrived
it’s clear the owners care about quality and detail
great location very close to roche by car or walking
location is perfect close to roche and friday harbor
great location - minutes from roche and 20 min from friday harbor
located close to roche harbor this home is ideally situated on the island
duck soup our favorite restaurant is close by
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2. Pretty hideaway with stunning waterfront views (from USD 503)

This pretty home offers mesmerizing views of Strait of Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait. It can accommodate six people and provides three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. There is a spacious, fully functional kitchen where you can cook your own meals. The place also includes an indoor fireplace, a barbecue grill, Wi-Fi access, and a hot tub. You can have a relaxing dip in the hot tub after a tiring day. However, there is no parking available, and parties and pets are not allowed on the premises.

Hot Tub! Beautiful Water View Home! (WVP)
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
28 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place is a perfect getaway it’s cozy quiet and has incredible views
the house was sparkling clean and had all the things you needed
we loved our stay the house was very clean the communication was awesome and the view is amazing
deb & steve who are the owners live next door and extend their warmth if needed
the place is so nice i wish we had stayed longer
we saw deer and foxes in the field picked blackberries and went for nice walks nearby
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3. Cozy haven (from USD 350)

If you love to take strolls and admire nature views, then this modest cabin is perfect for you. The place is found in an enchanting forest with firs and cedar trees. It is near beautiful trekking and walking trails. It can accommodate six guests and provides two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It offers a fully equipped kitchen, free parking, and a pretty garden with a barbecue grill. There is also Wi-Fi access so that you can stay connected.

The Nest, San Juan Island, WA
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
198 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to relax - tons of games comfortable beds peaceful views
the upstairs loft area with tv was a nice 2nd living area
kitchen is efficient and has all of the appliances and supplies you could want
comfortable base for exploring san juan island
very quiet and comfortable house with everything we needed
very clean and comfortable
clean cabin with all the touches of home
cabin was very clean and all beds were very comfortable
it was very clean and had everything we needed
we also appreciated the clean and working weber bbq
host was very responsive when i had questions
shannon is an amazing host
welcoming space and responsive host
shannon is an excellent host
shannon was also very responsive
great location on the island
wonderful location tucked away in the woods
great house & rustic location
nicely located in the forest but close to many special places
such a peaceful location
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4. Homey sanctuary near the beach (from USD 364)

This beautiful house is ideal for six guests and located on the waterfront. It provides three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. It is about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) from Friday Harbor, San Juan’s major commercial center. A private beach area is just within walking distance from the property. You can take leisurely strolls, go kayaking, swim, and collect sea glass at the beach with your loved ones. You can also admire views of the sunrise and sunset at the beach.

Waterfront Beach House, pet friendly, with mooring
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
277 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome view heated bathroom floors big open spaces it was awesome
beds are very comfortable and the view to wake up to is outstanding
wonderful views of the ocean from the kitchen master bedroom patio and dining room
house was fantastic beds were comfy and view was incredible we used the fire pit every night
the home is large and comfortable and the view is spectacular
excellent communication super nice and clean accommodation
a very clean and beautiful home
the house was clean and well maintained
great communication beautiful and clean home away from home will absolutely be coming back
the house was very clean and well cared for with plenty of room for guests
host is helpful and responsive
nigel was a great host
nigel was an amazing host
nigel is a great host
beautiful house on the shore line and an attentive host
location first off the location is amazing
nice quiet location close to town
very beautiful and peaceful location
the house and location are gorgeous
great location 10 minutes from downtown friday harbor
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5. Unique cabin with a manicured garden (from USD 244)

This unique cabin overlooking the picturesque Willows Pond is great for families with children. It provides one bedroom and one bathroom and can accommodate three guests. It is situated between Roche Harbor and Friday Harbor. There is a beautiful garden and a barbecue grill. Free parking, a full kitchen, Wi-Fi access, and a private guest entrance are available too. You’ll find an abundance of wildlife in the area.

Cabin at Willows Pond Retreat
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
290 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was great for getting some work done and streaming videos
we loved our stay at willow pond the cottage was so cozy and peaceful
our whole expereince was cozy relaxing and fun
cabin is super cozy and on an absolutely serene piece of land
the bed was super comfortable the water pressure was great and the shower heated up quickly
super clean and comfortable
the cabin was clean comfortable & quiet
the place was very clean and had everything we needed
the bed was very comfortable the place was clean and the decor was warm and inviting
the place was sparkling clean and felt completely comfortable with the extra covid protocol and care
the owners were so thoughtful and kind
june and david were wonderful hosts
the hosts were very hospitable and responsive
so attentive and thoughtful
david was a gracious host and very helpful in finding great local spots
lovely location in the woods
perfect central location on the island
this place is a great location and very secluded
great location for all the sights and spots in san juan
this was a very cute cottage in a beautiful location
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6. Mountaintop suite with an indoor sauna and a library (from USD 199)

This guest suite on top of a mountain is worth checking out since it has a great location. It offers a single bedroom and bathroom and can accommodate four guests. It boasts a beautiful yard where you can put up a tent for some fun camping with your kids. It features an indoor sauna, a private hot tub, and a library. It is warm and comfortable, with multiple skylights. Other amenities include free parking, Wi-Fi access, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Sunny Knoll Hot Tub Suite
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire place 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable couch comfortable for moving watching and the view incredible from our windows/deck
the views the hot tub the comfortable beds access to some wonderful sites on the island
we enjoyed the hot tub ping pong table library swings hammock and views
wifi is great and the owners respond immediately to any of your needs
my mother the homebody was pleased with the cozy great room
hot tub sparkling clean
very clean and great host
liza was a great host
host was gracious and kind
she was very friendly kind and welcoming
we appreciated our host
liza and kassi are wonderful hosts and contacts
the location is peaceful and charming
location is remote which is nice if you're looking for privacy
this is a great place to get away from the world
my son the explorer was thrilled with this location's exploring opportunities
beautiful property and a unique place to stay
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7. Charming guest house for couples (from USD 215)

This charming, renovated guest house is ideal for couples and is located on 10 acres (4 hectares) of land with cedar trees, meandering trails, and pretty gardens. It is also perfect for those looking for solitude. It is beside a private art studio and is well-designed with original artworks. It includes a beautiful patio, fast Internet connection, free parking, and a nice kitchen.

'Artist Retreat' Private Cozy Studio on 10 Acres.
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
72 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what a perfect getaway cottage everything one needs including a complete little-kitchen (loved having a tea kettle )
the flowers on the table paintings on the walls and the stylish front door batik were lovely touches
the space is utilized so well that we both felt like we had plenty of room
the house was charming clean and comfortable with an outdoor patio for early morning coffee
we found it to be cozy quiet and relaxing
very clean as well
very clean stocked with everything you would need
very small but well stocked and clean
the accommodation is perfect; spotless and comfortable
artistic touches and sparkling clean i’d highly recommend staying here
mary and dan are the perfect host
host is very responsive
mary was so kind and responsive
they were very responsive and helpful throughout our stay
mary was a wonderful host and made check-in easy
perfect central location on the island
a secluded treasure in a great location between roche & friday harbors
we loved this location the little house was wonderful
we would recommend this location to anyone traveling to friday harbor
it was cozy and quiet - a great location for our island explorations
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8. Stunning oceanfront home with a patio (from USD 243)

This cabin is ideal for eight guests. It offers mesmerizing views of Afterglow Beach and includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a loft on the upper level. It provides an indoor fireplace, so you can stay warm during winter. The kitchen is equipped with all the appliances and cooking basics you need, so you can prepare your own meals whenever you like. Free parking, a patio, and a garden, a dedicated workspace, and Wi-Fi access are available to guests. However, smoking, pets, and parties are not allowed on the property.

Roche Harbor Waterfront Cabin with SW Exposure
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
90 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is large and comfortable and could easily accommodate two families
beds were comfortable kitchen supplies were good
mike keeps the house very clean and he is very easy to work with
the house was very clean and cared for
this is a super clean and comfortable home in a fabulous location
super clean and well organized cool place outstanding deck
mike & mary lee are wonderful hosts who think of everything to make their guests' stay more enjoyable
and mike was so responsive
great place great host will definitely go again
beautiful setting hosts very easy to work with
nice peaceful place with great sunsets the hosts were friendly and the house was spacious
a beautiful location
i wish i could give the location ten stars
this might be the most beautiful location in the northwest
the location was great for exploring the islands
loved the quiet secluded location
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9. Have a lovely vacation on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is a great destination for those who want an adventure, a romantic vacation, or a trip with family. There are many exciting things to do on the island, such as whale watching, kayaking, and hiking. For a memorable stay, book one of these top vacation homes.

10. Beachfront retreat for a serene staycation

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom property is suitable for five guests and is located on a scenic waterfront. It is close to the beach and right next to about 400 acres (161.9 hectares) of open space. It provides a full kitchen where you can cook your own meals, free parking on the premises, and Wi-Fi access. There is also a dedicated workspace for those who need to get some work done. Four bicycles and four kayaks are available too, so guests can engage in fun outdoor activities.

False Bay House; Waterfront Haven in the San Juans
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
177 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couch in the living area was so comfortable
the space heaters heated that up super quick despite it being a titch drafty
delightful upstairs hideaway with beds tucked under eves main bedroom like sleeping in a treehouse
beautiful sunshine lit rooms great coffee amazing house
the space heater in the bedroom is very convenient and does a good job heating up the room
spotlessly clean and thoughtfully curated
nice clean space with good lighting
it was very clean comfortable and cozy
inside the false bay house the linens were clean it felt airy and welcoming
it’s a clean and comfortable place in a beautiful and peaceful setting
dixie was kind enough to show us the way
cassidy is a wonderful host
the host has 2 of the friendliest dogs who love a tummy rub
cassidy was a superb host and we appreciate all she did to make our stay memorable
really friendly people
beyond beautiful location on the island
great location right on false bay
great location for a quick drive to anywhere on the island
great location and a beautiful space
wonderful location a hidden paradise on the water of false bay
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Beautiful cabin with a barbecue grill

This comfortable and fully furnished house is perfect for you if you wish to enjoy using modern amenities and stay close to nature. It includes amenities, such as free parking, Wi-Fi access, a fully functional kitchen, and a private guest entrance. There is also a barbecue grill outside, so you can host an outdoor party with your friends and family. The property is within walking distance from the community beach.

The Perfect Getaway
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
217 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable accommodation and great amount of space
the place is lovely as we were eating breakfast two deer came in the yard
well-stocked kitchen with everything our group needed to cook some delicious meals
the beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was perfectly appointed
great cozy place with room for everyone
absolutely spotless and very charming
well appointed clean relaxing
the house was spotlessly clean and very comfortable
like last year it was sparkling clean and well equipped
matthew's place is really nice clean and cozy
matthew was a super host
matthew was a great host as well
matthew is a fantastic host & he was so helpful
the host was kind and quick to respond
matthew was very responsive
great house & wonderful location
wonderful location and a beautiful home
we loved the area and the location is private yet close to town
this place was so cute
it was a wonderful house in the perfect location for the price
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