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Between Beaches, Fishermans Cabin amazing location & kayaking

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 192 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom Cabin 1 Bath, Sleeps 3 In Beds, $35.00 for each additional adult

Welcome! We invite you to bring your family and friends to this spectacular destination! Here you can watch the sun rise over one beach and set over the other! Our rustic 12' x 16' rental cabins (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876), located on MacDonald Spit, are only steps away from the beach and waterfront of Kasitsna and Kachemak Bays. Our cabins (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) are surrounded by spruce and alder, offer spectacular views of the bays, islands, and snow-capped mountains without standing in their shade. The Fisherman's cabin faces Kachemak Bay and catches the evening sunsets. The Fisherman's Cabin & Cannery Cabin (VRBO listing number 661493) are aprox 30 feet apart and can be rented together to accommodate larger groups or rented individually. Each cabin (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) has their own private outdoor spaces and privacy landscaping between them. Each cabin (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) is equipped with full-sized bed and extra sleeping cot, a single air mattress for the floor, full kitchens with running water, microwave, small fridge, electric heat, shower, and toilet. We provide utensils, pots and pans, and towels and linens. While there is intermittent WIFI on the property, there is excellent cell reception. Cabin sites include a picnic table, BBQ with propane, Adirondack chairs, clam rakes, and buckets. Renters may use our fish cleaning table, freezer space, and rowboats. Kayaks will be included with nightly rental fee starting May 1, 2018! Whether you come to relax or play, enjoy an evening beach fire as the sun sets at 11:30 at night! Latitude and Longitude for mariners: 59.47692 -151.58883


Owner
Kristi McLean
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Kristi McLean

Your hosts, Kristi and Brad, are true Alaskans having spent most of their adult lives working and enjoying the great Alaska outdoors. Kristi, a life long Alaskan, was raised in a log cabin by her pioneer parents. By the age of 20, she had already coached skating and skiing, commercial fished, and was running her own boat and crew. Commercial fishing for salmon, halibut, crab, and herring have taken her throughout Alaska's waters. A self-taught artist, working primarily in clay, she spends her free time sculpting in the new Alaska studio. Brad arrived in Alaska as a teenager, found work with a big-game guide, and at 21 became a registered guide. He started his own guiding business and for over 20 years guided hunters and fishermen from all over the globe. Being a pilot for over 40 years, he has been able to see most of Alaska from his plane. In addition Brad builds wood skiffs and drift boat here in his work shop.

Why Kristi McLean chose Kenai Peninsula

Aside from the cozy, well-appointed cabins (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) in a stunning and unique location, you are surrounded by art at Between Beaches. Ceramic sculptures as well as instillations made from copper, glass floats, drift wood, other beach combing finds, and clay are around every corner--even in your shower! Also, don't miss a tour of the art studio where Kristi works all winter to provide you with one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces and art kits for purchase that will provide perfect reminders of your time at Between Beaches Alaska--look us up!

What makes this cabin unique

The waters of Kachemak Bay are some of the richest in the world for sea life, offering visitors an unforgettable experience. Here you will see whales, bald eagles, and sea otters from your doorstep. The unique geology of the area, has produced a fantastic setting for beach combing, tide pooling (best at minus tides), fishing and wild life. Watch the sun rise over one beach and set over the other.

Amenities

Seldovia Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 192 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Each cabin (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) has a bathroom with flush toilet and artistic hot shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Each cabin (VRBO#s 993127, 661493, 449876) has a full-size bed and a single cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
Notes:
You will need to take a water taxi to get to Between Beaches Alaska

Reviews

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(16 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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A magical experience

  • 5 of 5

I loved my stay at the fisherman's cabin. Kristi, the owner, is a wonderful artist which the cabin reflects. Her artwork makes the cabin seem enchanted. The location on the spit allows you to hear the ocean all night long and wake to the sounds of the birds. The eagles and otters kept me company as I walked the beach which is beautiful. I enjoyed exploring the tidal pools and took hundreds of pictures. Kristi was warm and inviting and made sure that I had everything I needed to make my stay comfortable. I even enjoyed the beach at night, I had a campfire on the beach with a glass of wine. I can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about it. Remote but accessible, building fires, fishing, beach combing, and enjoying the views and wildlife!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great, simple cabin - wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, small, simple cabin. There are just the basics and nothing more - it's a great break from the normal day-to-day. Kristi was very welcoming and available if we had any questions or issues.

The cabin is well-maintained and very clean. The scenery was beautiful and the atmosphere was tranquil. Lots to do outside, including fishing from the beach.

We would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super place to stay in an attractive location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin itself and the locale is charming. Being between beaches is a terrific advantage as one can walk in less than a minute "between beaches" to take advantage of lighting conditions, and breezes. The property owner was extremely accommodating and willing to share tidbits of the local lore and interesting ways by which residents make their ways in this marine environment. We had 2 days of paddling our kayaks each one was a worthy adventure. Thank your for this lovely vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, quiet, peaceful. Great beach combing, active tidal pools, kayak or SUP appropriate, & so much more! Honest, hard working, truly good people running the cabins. I will be coming back. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved the cabin! Unique location and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

I'm from Alaska and was very excited to bring my girlfriend from LA for her first visit. The host, Kristi, was very easy to coordinate with and made sure we had everything we needed. It's important to note that you need a water taxi or boat to bring you across from Homer so make sure to account for that when organizing your trip.

There are few places like Macdonald Spit and our cabin had an incredible view. The inside was very well done and had great touches like a custom copper shower. We loved staying here and can't wait to visit again. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Village of Seldovia air strip
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Seldovia
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Seldovia
Car: not necessary

MacDonald Spit is a very unusual land formation known as a glacial terminal moraine. The property is aprox. 75 feet wide with a beautiful sandy beach on each side. We have extreme tides here which offers us great clamming and tide pooling at minus tides. Please check tide tables. A short land taxi ride can take you to the village of Seldovia from our trail head. If it is windy on one beach you can crossover to the other.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75

This cabin is smoke free. Guests who smoke in the cabin will be charged a $300 cleaning fee. Kayaks are now included with nightly rental starting May 1, 2018!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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