6 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals On Orcas Island, Washington, USA - Updated 2023

vrbo orcas island

Picturesque beauty and absolute tranquility are what you can expect on Orcas Island. Situated off the coast of the northwestern portion of Washington, Orcas Island is a horseshoe-shaped sanctuary that can only be reached by a leisurely ferry ride. Comprised of a varied landscape of majestic mountains, forested countryside, and stupendous scenic vistas, Orcas Island’s remoteness is ideal if you want to experience pure heavenly island living amongst some of Washington’s most breathtaking scenery: Turtleback Mountain Preserve, Mount Constitution, and Moran State Park. To stay in superb comfort here’s a must-see list of the top Vrbo accommodations on Orcas Island, Washington, USA.

1. Beautiful hideaway best for families (from USD 255)

Enjoy Orcas Island to the fullest at this classic island lodging. This lovely two-bedroom cottage’s surroundings offer a sparkling pond with canoes and kayaks for nature and sporting types who want to explore. If you want something a little more low key then simply relax in the pretty garden area filled with nice flowers and vegetation. Indoors, this accommodation is an absolute charmer with beautiful furnishings, lots of modern amenities, and rustic yet upscale decor. This property lies alongside the Turtleback Mountain Preserve where you can take phenomenal scenic hikes.

Cottage-in-the-Barn on Dragonfly Farm
119 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

2. Cozy apartment best for couples (from USD 225)

Nestled at the foot of Turtleback Mountain is this adorable second-floor studio apartment. Perfect as a couple’s hideaway, this studio features a homey atmosphere filled with warm furnishings, lots of natural light, a toasty indoor fireplace, and a nicely equipped kitchenette with a Keurig coffee machine and a supply of tea and coffee. Sit on the secluded deck and admire views of the water while sipping a glass of wine or bottle of beer. This studio is only 10 minutes from the quaint village of Eastsound.

Crows Nest on Orcas Island
Eastsound, Washington, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coffee/tea/hot chocolate and puzzles are provided
I loved all the windows and the view of the water
The place was calm and quiet
Very efficient use of space in this comfortable studio with excellent little patio- wonderful spot for morning coffee
shower was great there was shampoo/soap/conditioner provided
The view can't be beat and it is very quiet and peaceful
The accommodation was very clean and comfortable -- a perfectly relaxing getaway
Easily reserved online Entry instructions clear
Trina responded right away with my request to reserve the Crow's Nest and answered all my questions We were given the code for the lock box before arriving so no hassles getting in
and/or pasta would have been appreciated
Good wifi too Would definitely stay again
You can get cabin fever pretty quickly
The property was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Orcas Island Close to everything but also far enough away to be peaceful
It has easy access to Eastsound for shopping and eating and also the Ferry where there is a restaurant and a cafe
We loved the Crows Nest
This place was perfect Quiet and beautiful neighborhood with a view
It was 10-15 minutes outside of Eastsound (driving) and the perfect getaway
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3. Secluded Orcas Island cabin (from USD 87)

If you desire a lodging far from any bustling activity then this remote cabin is for you. In a countryside setting filled with lots of tall fir and cedar trees, meandering roads, and lakes, this cabin displays a rustic elegance. This two-bedroom cabin exudes a true authenticity, from the eye-catching cedar-log walls to the bygone wood-burning stove. Sleeping arrangements include a soft queen-sized bed in the main bedroom and fun bunk beds for the kids in the second bedroom. When you’re restless for civilization, Orcas Village is only 5 miles (8.04 kilometers) away.

Secluded Orcas Island Cabin
9 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 31
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The cabin was well-supplied and cozy
The cabin itself is beautiful (much more so than the pictures show)
Without the aggravation of TV and internet we listened to the radio and read while sitting on the veranda
Actually the photos did not do the property justice
The cabin was very warm and comfortable
I fell in love with both
The deck which wraps almost all the way around is a great place to relax and read
have I slept as well as I did
We hope to be repeat visitors
were available in a village at the ferry landing at a gourmet market
is the downtown area of Orcas Island
The one month period was just enough time to explore the island Lots to do and see Never in my life
It's so secluded and quiet
The setting could not be more peaceful
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4. Romantic retreat with a hot tub (from USD 165)

This two-bedroom house is like a charming storybook. Like no other accommodation, a stay in this unique abode will add an extra layer of adventure to your trip. Vaulted and domed ceilings, wood accents, a fanciful hand-built staircase, and eclectic decor provide this house with lots of mesmerizing allure. Any children in your party will fight over who gets to sleep in the fabulously painted sleigh bed. However, if you’re just with your significant other, this house is a wonderful romantic retreat replete with a relaxing hot tub, toasty wood-burning stove, and an outdoor fire pit.

Famous Gnome House Chalet on Amazing 140 Acre Private Setting
30 reviews  Wifi Available
chalet 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
There is crumbs and food on the side of the mstress in the room where the cubby bed is The bedding smelled like pee and other pillows and sheets had stains
the window was broken the hot tub is treated with clorox bleach
there was a GIANT spider lurking in the bathroom towels
In the evenings it was roasting smores in the fire pit or sitting in the hot tub under the stars
the chinaware was in the kitchen
The owners are sweet as can be
it was clean and had all of the essential cooking utensils
The grounds are littered with broken down farm equipment debris and trash
The messages about diaper bags and dog shedding was insulting to us as a family with kids and a pet
The outdoor hottub is so great
In all I was so grossed out
when we followed up later many times they denied
Our hosts were very helpful
The Gnome House was like something out of a storybook
It is like a European Chalet in that it is quaint beautifully made quiet and surrounded by natural beauty
We left a paid day early just to get out of there
a stone's throw from where you are soaking Every time I return to the Gnome House
The house has so much character inside and out
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5. Pet-friendly accommodation with sound views (from USD 224)

This two-level three-bedroom house is a dream lodging for those seeking rest and relaxation. Boasting an open layout and a pet-friendly environment, this house provides guests with complimentary WiFi, a fully loaded kitchen, a spacious wood deck, and a washing machine and dryer. A roomy king-sized bed occupies the master bedroom and soft queen-sized beds are in the remaining units. There’s plenty of indoor entertainment: TV, DVD player, games, toys, and even a ping pong table on the porch. This lodging is near many tourist sites like Turtleback Mountain Preserve and an alpaca farm.

Dog-friendly home with deck, firepit & sound views
44 reviews
House 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The view of the water was obstructed by all the trees
One small ding was the lack of WiFi; it looks like previous renters have reported the same issue to the folks who manage the property
The lawn appeared to be cut with a weed whacker
The mattress on the king-sized bed was on the firm side
The kitchen was well equipped and we liked sitting out on the deck or in the sun by the fire pit
it was clean and private
Very clean and comfortable house
The house had everything we needed
The house was very clean and had everything we needed (except food of course)
Good game and book selection
however it met our needs and everyone was happy
This home worked well for our visit with three different family units
This home was so accommodating and relaxing after a long day of work
so we had to have a fire in fire stove in these June evenings to make it warm enough
A bit out of the way
The "twin bed" listed is actually in a separate unheated ADU Really?
but you get the idea
There are some "cons" to this property
My impression is that this issue was brought up to the property manager by some previous renters
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6. Lovely sanctuary with a hot tub (from USD 149)

You won’t believe the jaw-dropping appeal of this one-bedroom house that was once a storage facility. Transformed into a lovely lodging, this house is replete with eclectic decor, top-notch furnishings, and plenty of streaming sunlight through the many windows. The lush grounds offer a decorative garden, a soothing waterfall, and a calm koi pond with gentle lily pads. The amenities are plentiful with an inviting hot tub, an on-site laundry facility, a cushy queen-sized bed, an additional Murphy-style bed if needed, TV, and internet.

Rustic. Artistic. Island living. The perfect relaxing get away.
127 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is well equipped and everything was easy to find
The kitchen was also well-stocked with essentials to accommodate cooking meals
We enjoyed the outdoor fireplace and hot tub and loved having the ability to make our own meals in the fully equipped kitchen
we are more comfortable locking doors when we leave valuables inside
We enjoyed having a full kitchen to make dinners and a cozy outdoor fireplace to relax next to in the evening
Everything was artistic and seemed thoughtfully appointed
The place is very spacious and we felt relaxed when we were inside Large windows look out onto lovely views of the surrounding forest Note: the internet was very slow ( I had trouble loading web ...
What a neat place Very private and peaceful very tasteful and stylish renovation of this property
Peaceful and unique property that over-delivered on expectations
Perfect for us Peaceful chill magical property
kitchen stocked with some cooking essentials several sitting areas good books
Love all the Buddhist imagery and the abundant natural light even on overcast days
Poly who is friendly as can be
relaxed cooked good food and overall had a great stay
And of course Polly is the sweetest "house dog"
The peacefulness and location of the property were ideal
It was just a short drive into town (about 15 minutes) where we enjoyed great food and a bit of local shopping I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking to explore the beauty of the Pacific N...
The Roost was a beautiful and relaxing way to spend a few nights on Orcas island
There were some ruts and my tires could not get traction
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Orcas Island's serene allure

Because of Orcas Island’s uncommon natural beauty, this secluded destination is a big draw for travelers seeking a fun day trip or an extended respite. Whether you intend to stay short term or make a long-term visit, the Vrbo accommodations on Orcas Island will have you swooning over indoor pleasures as well as outdoor excitement.

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