Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Vashon Island, WA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $157 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Vashon Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Vashon Island

The island views and forests create a pretty picture of Vashon Island. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, bird watching and kayaking. Pike Place Market and Space Needle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Fashion your own vacation on Vashon Island

Vashon Island has long been a haven for Washington State's artists. On the first Friday of each month, head to Vashon Town for a guided art walk around the island's art history, galleries, and studios. Learn more about island history in the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum, which explores the island's cultural, agricultural, and arts history. It's open Wednesday to Sunday afternoons for the price of a small voluntary donation. Built in 1914, the Point Robinson Lighthouse is a working lighthouse with hiking trails and a beach around it. And don't miss a selfie with that bike in the tree...

Activities

A dedicated follower of Vashon on an island cycling tour

Life on Vashon Island is all about the great outdoors. The best way to explore the island is to rent a bike and hit the winding country lanes and visit the island's many local farms, orchards, and wineries to pick up a picnic. If the sun is shining (and even if not) why not rent a kayak and take to the cool, crystal clear waters of the Puget Sound and see Vashon Island from a different perspective? As the sun sets, head to a quiet beach and watch the sun set over Mount Rainier.

Weather

When the rains come, the tide is high in Vashon Island

Vashon Island is in the Pacific Northwest, which is famed for making the most of all 4 seasons. The island's rainfall is way above the national average, so packing waterproofs is all but essential. Peak season on the island is during the warm, summer months, between June and August, which sees the most sun and dry days, with temperatures often peaking at 75 degrees. In winter, temperatures drop to close to freezing, but snowfall is rare. Book a Vashon Island vacation rental in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall, and pack a jacket and an umbrella.

Natural features

Vashon Island - a tiny island that's big on natural attraction

Vashon Island lies off the west coast of Seattle and is blessed with views of the Puget Sound. Largely rural, you'll find a tangle of cool hiking trails, many with stunning views of the Cascades Mountains and Mount Rainier on the mainland. Over on the eastern peninsula is Maury Island Marine Park, a shoreline nature reserve which is home to rare Pacific Madrone trees and salt marshes. Spot great blue herons and bald eagles. Fisher Pond is the largest freshwater pond on the island and has become a local haven for fishing and birdwatching.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Vashon Island

The nearest airport is in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Vashon Island?

Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat for you and your love or somewhere spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Vashon Island. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Take advantage of handy amenities like mountain views and a stovetop at "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier". Located around 5 miles from Vashon Island, this vacation rental has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great choice is "Luxury Near Gateway To Mt Rainier And National Forests", which is around 25 miles from Vashon Island. Offering 4 bedrooms, free WiFi and air conditioning, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Vashon Island vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Vashon Island?

For an out-of-the-box vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Vashon Island. Do be warned though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet "tiny House". This retreat in Packwood packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as lowered locks and internet services.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "The Nest At Las Madrinas • Adorable Tiny Home". Situated in Vashon Island, this little abode comes with a kitchen and a stovetop.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Vashon Island?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the hurly-burly of the modern world. That's where Vrbo comes in. We've got an impressive range of log cabin vacation rentals in and around Vashon Island where you can unwind in nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Real Log Cabin 1 Bedroom And Loft" will help ensure your Vashon Island getaway is all you hoped it would be. With amenities such as a firepit and off-street parking options to make things easy, all you've got to do is chill out and enjoy your break.
  • After a busy day of being outdoors, wind down at "Nordic Log Cabin Near Kiana/poulsbo: Classic Hygge". This cozy retreat comes with a host of features, including a nearby bay and a kitchen.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Vashon Island?

Clock off on Friday and then pack your overnight bag. If you're ready for some relaxation and fun, these properties in and near Vashon Island promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • "Driftwood Island Retreat" Spectacular View" is an outstanding option around 4 miles north of central Vashon Island. You'll never have to wander far to find something to do around this vacation rental. Get out and explore Log House Museum and Treasure Island. Activities like fishing and golf will add the perfect finishing touch to your short break.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Secluded And Sleek Beachfront Home Where You Can Isolate And Explore The Outdoors". Approximately 4 miles southeast of Vashon Island, activities around here include fishing and horse riding. More into sightseeing? Find time in your schedule for Tibbetts Beach and Bellevue Golf Course.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Vashon Island?

Experience the culture and vibe of Vashon Island from the privacy and comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd love to relax on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment in and around Vashon Island:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier". This property is an excellent base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including WiFi and a lake view.
  • Another tempting choice is "Boston Harbor Garden Studio Apartment Near Marina". Make use of free WiFi, an oven and other amenities during your getaway.

There are loads of sights around Vashon Island you shouldn't miss. Feed the culture vulture within with a visit to Leavenworth Summer Theater and Cashmere Arts & Activities Center.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Vashon Island?

Every now and then, you've just got to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a couple of days. Experience a nice combination of rest and recreation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Vashon Island:

  • "Driftwood Island Retreat" Spectacular View" is close to the heart of Vashon Island, which means there are loads of things to keep you entertained. Find your way to notable attractions like Lake Wenatchee State Park and Lake Wenatchee when you're not making the most of your cozy digs.
  • Hop out of bed, enjoy a coffee and then plan what to explore around "Secluded And Sleek Beachfront Home Where You Can Isolate And Explore The Outdoors". Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort and Glacier View Campground are must-do's if you stay at this appealing vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Vashon Island?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Vashon Island that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Around 5 miles from Vashon Island, "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier" is the perfect place for lovestruck couples. Beauty services and a nearby bay are some of the amenities here.
  • "Luxury Near Gateway To Mt Rainier And National Forests" is another top option that'll woo you. It's around 25 miles from Vashon Island and has a fireplace and a restaurant dining guide.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Vashon Island?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not make it extra special? These mansions for rent in or around Vashon Island will easily fit the entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Approximately 18 miles to the south of Vashon Island is "Vintage Mansion By The Sea, Pet Friendly". As well as its grand design and classy interiors, you'll be impressed by its first-class amenities, such as a fireplace and a garden.
  • Another popular option is "The Celebrity Millionaire Mansion". Around 25 miles to the northeast of Vashon Island, this opulent vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and offers a firepit, a sauna and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Vashon Island?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Vashon Island and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • There's loads of room to spread out at "Super Location, Free Parking, 3 Bedroom + Loft". Around 17 miles north of Vashon Island, this generously sized retreat has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a garden.
  • Invite up to 25 of your favorite people to "Luxurious Waterfront Estate With Moorage" and fill the place with love and laughter. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 13 miles to the northeast of Vashon Island. It's packed with features to keep your group occupied, such as a fireplace and a firepit.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Vashon Island?

Nothing says fun like a pool. Pull out your unicorn floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Vashon Island that come with this must-have amenity:

  • Pack your swimsuit and get away with your gang to "Sky's Landing" Beach House Hood Canal". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a microwave oven and childrens activities.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Creekside House - Your Private". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of a dishwasher and books.

Don't know what to pack for your Vashon Island escape? This appealing destination has a mediterranean climate. During the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 75 ºF. Browse our selection of Vashon Island vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.