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Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Homer, Alaska - Updated 2020

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Located on the shore of Kachemak Bay sits the charming little town of Homer, Alaska. Many people choose to vacation here since Alaska is known as the last great frontier. Just south of Homer is a thin strip of land known as Homer Spit.

Here tourists can watch the fishing boats come in. Spend a few hours exploring the local shops and get a bite to eat. If you are planning a trip to the area, here are 10 of the best Vrbo accommodations in Homer, Alaska.

1. Custom built home with amazing views of Kachemak Bay (from USD 200)

Situated on 1.2 private hectares (3 private acres), this two bedroom home makes the perfect Alaskan get away. Enjoy your morning coffee on the attached deck and watch the local wildlife begin their day. Don’t feel like cooking?

No worries as you can have your meals catered for you. Just a short drive to town and the local attractions. The home comes complete with a large screen TV in the basement, full dining room, and WiFi access.

Custom Built Home W/ Amazing Views Of Kachemak Bay
110 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was perfect also with a view and all the accessories you need
beds were comfortable and yard was great
wow plenty of room to spread out
maggie's place is awesome the views are spectacular and the house is quiet clean spacious and very comfortable
this property is clean and overlooks homer
it is very well maintained and exceptionally clean
the house was extremely clean and everything we needed was right there
beautiful location clean modern home
she was responsive to all questions
she was very professional in a warm and friendly manner
very comfortable and close to homer
the location was perfect for us - close to town but not in town
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a quiet and beautiful location
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2. Ta da! Seclusion, mountain views and Alaskan character at the Moose Lodge (from USD 320)

The Moose Lodge is a beautiful, hand crafted log cottage. A separate studio apartment is also available nestled in the trees. The main cottage features a loft bedroom with a queen bed above and king bed below and a basement bedroom with additional room for sleeping. The large windows and wood decks give you scenic views of both the mountains and the ocean.

“Our stay at the Moose Lodge was the highlight of our Alaskan vacation. The views were unbelievable, the pantry well stocked and Ruth very easy to communicate with. We loved the many small touches all throughout the cabin. We very much hope to return again.” - Mary

Seclusion, Convenience, Waterfront, Mountain Views, Alaskan Character
85 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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i do wish there was a table with more than 4 chairs
comfortable beds nice kitchen very clean and welcoming with views to die for
everything was very clean
also it was clean and very comfortable
the cabin is clean and well decorated
what an amazing place very clean and comfortable
thanks very much to our host
ruth was extremely helpful and very responsive to any questions we had
ruth was more than helpful with our accommodations
perfect location near the brewery and spit
the bayside location offers easy and quick access to the spit and to town
overall though this is a cute cabin in a great location and we did enjoy our stay
it was cozy and clean and conveniently located near our wedding event location second star
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3. Cottage style shabby chic luxury (from USD 450)

The cottage style home offers everything you could want. Beautiful four poster beds in the bedrooms. Flat screen TVs and an X-Box 360 help you to relax and unwind after a day of sight seeing. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown. Every detail has been meticulously thought of from the pottery dishes in the kitchen to the BBQ grill on the deck, making this a perfect rental for families or large groups.

Cottage Style Shabby Chic Luxury
43 reviews
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the amazing views the well stocked kitchen comfortable beds and soft quality blankets
it is very clean and the kitchen is stocked with all of the necessary amenities and more
spotlessly clean and every bit as nice as the pictures show
gorgeous home that is very clean and well maintained
the owners were very helpful and quickly responded to our questions
beautiful house the owners were extremely nice and helpful
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4. Located on West Hill with breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay (from USD 220)

The second-floor apartment offers stunning views of the bay, glaciers and Homer Spit. Complete with a private entrance, two bedrooms, full kitchen and satellite TV. You will be greeted upon arrival with one of Ana Rosa’s famous coffee cakes. Just a short drive to town with plenty of scenery to enjoy on the way.

Located On West Hill With Breathtaking Views Of Kachemak Bay
82 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this mother-in-law style apartment was great nice views quiet location and she made us coffee cake yum :)
it's very comfortable and the kitchen is convenient for preparing breakfast and light meals
very organized and super clean throughout
the property is clean and a comfortable place to stay
the home was clean and comfortable
we really enjoyed staying at this property it's beautiful clean and has million dollar view
the hosts are wonderful
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5. Spectacular views and privacy at an affordable price (from USD 275)

This is a chalet style home situated on 1.4 hectares (3.5 acres) surrounded by trees, wildflowers and Alaskan wildlife. Watch the moose, hawks, and eagles from any of the large windows. You may even see a black bear. The south facing home brings in all the warmth and sunshine of the endless summer days.

“Very impressive views from the living room looking out over the Homer Spit. Saw a moose munching away at some bushes in a neighbor’s yard. Would definitely rent this home again and again!” - Donna

Spectacular Views and Privacy at Affordable Price!
84 reviews
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had all the amenities we needed great view and comfortable for all of us
comfortable furnishings well stocked kitchen awesome ice maker
beautiful comfortable home with a great view
it was even better than advertised what an easy home to enjoy restful beautiful views and very comfortable
clean well appointed kitchen the best
dawn and pat were easy to communicate with and keep the house clean and comfortable
clean house well furnished and a good supply of pots pans and cooking utensils
really great view and clean very comfortable house
owners were easily accessible by phone they even welcomed us to homer with a 5
beautiful location friendly price and equipped with everything needed in a home away from home
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6. Little fireweed cottage (from 195 USD)

The cozy cottage is the perfect couples retreat. After a day spent fishing or hiking, relax with a glass of wine. Bottled wine is supplied in the brand new hot tub. Or take a hike up the hill and enjoy the fire pit from the comfort of the swinging chair that converts into a bed.

Little fireweed cottage

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. The glacier view cabin (from USD 180)

Stunning views of the glacier are just one of the features in this hand built home. The cozy cabin was built from scratch and features a loft style bedroom, full kitchen and living room offering spectacular views of the Kachemak Bay. The home sits on a hillside surrounded by wildflowers and forest.

Beautiful view, fully furnished, close to town
8 reviews
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the view is amazing the cabin is beautifully arranged and comfortable
great working with owner
the cabin is adorable and joe was a most gracious and helpful host
what a great place to stay and visit homer ak
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8. Privacy and stunning views at this Alaskan cottage (from 185 USD)

Enjoy the perfect Alaskan vacation in this cottage on 2.4 hectares (6 acres) of wilderness. Watch the eagles soar overhead as you grill your catch of the day for dinner. One full wall of windows offering stunning views with window treatments has been added to shut out the midnight sun. The full bottom floor is wheelchair accessible and a ramp leading into the house is provided.

“We loved the gorgeous views from both inside and outside and the easy access to Homer. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen, using the grill, and watching the bald eagles right outside. It was very nice to have a washer and dryer and two large bathrooms. Holly was easy to get in touch with and very kind when we needed help. Would love to stay here again if we are back in the area!” - Nicole

Privacy and stunning views at this Alaskan cottage

Price: from 185 USD

Number of Guests: 8

9. Homer's downtown tiny house (from USD 150)

This cozy, tiny house is located in the heart of downtown Homer. The library and grocery store are only steps away. Just two blocks from the art galleries and restaurants. The tiny house has a loft bedroom, kitchenette with living room and deck. Perfect for a romantic couple’s getaway.

Homer's Downtown Tiny House - Complimentary Bicycles
66 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room for 2 people and a great deck to cook your fresh salmon on the grill
the bed was super comfortable too
very clean and comfortable
the tiny house was very clean and well kept
the tiny house is clean and well equipped with what you need to make your stay comfortable
good communication from the owner
such a cute little place
within waking distance of grocery and many great shops and restaurants
super close to everything and exactly as pics show
great privacy good location
it had a great view was in a perfect location and it was really a cute tiny house
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10. Perfect couples' retreat in Homer, Alaska (from USD 135)

The quaint cottage is located 3 kilometers (two miles) from town in a very quiet neighborhood. Hardwood floors throughout, fully stocked kitchen and two flat screen TVs. Close to a walk/bike trail that will take you right into downtown Homer. Plenty of room for parking, even your boat.

Perfect Couples Retreat in Homer Alaska!
38 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the secure wi-fi was a bonus
it was quite warm inside but tiffany brought us a fan and it made quite a difference
well stocked kitchen washer and dryer great shower and tub
the toilet is off of the living room separate from the shower area which impacted efficiency
not enough room to say all the good things about this cottage
everything is clean and fresh
very clean and comfortable
clean comfortable and quiet place to stay
it’s always clean well stocked and so comfortable
clean comfortable and had everything we needed
the hosts were kind and generous
the owners were very responsive to our needs and immediately took care of a couple of minor problems
tiffanie was easy to work with most helpful and prompt with her responses to my questions
great location in homer quiet well maintained and landscaped
being close to town was also nice hope to return in two years
the neighborhood is quiet and safe
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For outdoor lovers

Homer, Alaska is a great destination for folks who love the outdoors. Plenty of hiking trails to explore and fishing available, including halibut. Relax during the long days by taking in the local art galleries or doing a bit of shopping. No matter what you plan to do while visiting Homer, these vacation rentals will make sure you are comfortable while doing it.

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