VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More
Whale Watch Cabin is located 1/4 mile south of Lime Kiln Point Lighthouse & State Park on the west side of San Juan Island. The steep shoreline offers excellent conditions for orca whales to come in close to shore while they forage for salmon in Haro Strait. This shore front property offers some of the world's best land based orca watching both in terms of frequency of visits and their proximity to shore. See video of the orcas passing along our property at http://vimeo.com/user17657345/whalewatchcabin
Enjoy incredible sunsets, views of Vancouver Island, Olympic Mountains, whales, seals, sea birds, eagles, fox, and deer. There are lots of outdoor activity options nearby, including hiking trails on surrounding public lands, two national historic parks, and an orca interpretive center and gift shop at Lime Kiln State Park. Close by Deadman's Bay and San Juan County Park offer kayakers places to launch.
Unwind in this private haven of natural beauty while distant international shipping traffic glides by and city lights twinkle from Victoria, B.C. and the Olympic Peninsula. The cabin offers relaxed living with modest accommodations. A gas burning stove and oven allow cooking even if there is a power outage. The water system can provide over a week's worth of water even if there is a power outage. Contact us for specific details regarding amenities. Note that some of the reserved dates are held for family owners. If you contact us we may be able to clear the dates you want off the calendar and you can then book with us.
Peak Summer (7 night minimum) Jun 15 - Sep 1, 2015 3 night min stay
$335 Fri, Sat
September (7 night minimum) Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2015 3 night min stay
$285 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
When our bookings leave less than a 7 night stay opening we will allow guests to book 3 to 6 nights. Around February we may allow 3 night minimum stays on any remaining openings in our calendar. Cleaning is included in the price. Addition to fully refundable security deposit of $250 / dog per stay.
We issue PayPal invoices for payment using their secure web server. We also accept check if received well in advance. Bookings more than 45 days prior to check-in only require a $100 reservation security deposit & converts to part of your security deposit on check-in. At 45 days before check-in 1/2 rent is due. At 21 days before check-in remaining rent and remaining deposit are due.
Travel with confidence
Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
Lighthouse & Whale Watch Park 1/4 mile up road at Lime Kiln Point
Year Purchased: 1974
About the owner: Our cabin is family owned and operated. Our parents built this small home / cabin and we are happy to share the experience of living here with our guests.
Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor: Some of the best orca whale watching in the San Juan Islands. Not unusual for them to come in close to our shoreline.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Sunsets, wildlife, nearby lighthouse and whale watch park, lots of trails. Guests appreciate the whales and wildlife, sitting on the deck and garden all with great views of the water, Vancouver Island and Olympic Mountains.