Find the best place to stay — Eastsound

Destination guide

Beautiful Eastsound will entice you

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Eastsound. Travelers to this scenic city praise the whale watching, camping and kayaking. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Eastsound

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Eastsound has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Doe Bay Hot Springs (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Pelindaba Lavender Farm (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Darvill's Bookstore (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lopez Island Vineyards and Winery (12 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Eastsound

Travelers enjoy Eastsound for its island views and sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Eastsound is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascade Lake (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Moran State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Doe Bay Hot Springs (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Reuben Tarte Memorial Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Eastsound

Fly into Eastsound, WA (ESD-Orcas Island), the closest airport, located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Eastsound?

From extravagant condos to simple log cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit every taste and budget. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Eastsound:

  • "Waterfront Home, Stunning Sunsets": If you're looking for somewhere in Pacific States with 4 bedrooms and plenty of style, consider this escape. Amenities include a washing machine and a smart TV.
  • "Orcas - Beautiful Modern Home - Large New Deck": Book a few nights or more at this property in San Juan County and you'll have access to an iron and ironing board, spa and beauty services and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your favorite people.

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

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

You need only set foot inside one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Eastsound to find out that amazing things really do come in tiny packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every inch of space, these mini digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take a couple of days off to recharge your batteries at "Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet "tiny House". Located in Packwood, cable/satellite TV services and a dishwasher are included here.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "Picturesque Tiny Home With A Million Dollar View". Located in Forks, this tiny gem comes with off-street parking options and a nearby beach.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Eastsound?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the chaos of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an impressive range of log cabin rentals in and around Eastsound where you can unwind in nature. These are just the start:

  • "Private Log Cabin In The Woods" will help ensure your Eastsound getaway is just what you imagined it would be. With conveniences such as off-street parking options and free WiFi to make life easy, all you've got to do is put your feet up and enjoy your getaway.
  • You won't have to forego any modern comforts if you stay at "Grand Log Cabin, 5 - Acre Private Hillside Estate". This appealing option features a barbecue grill, a water view and more.

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

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget the real world. If you're craving some fun and relaxation, these properties in and around Eastsound are the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Spend your whirlwind break at "Cheerful, Cozy, Charming, Waterfront Cottage", which is around 20 miles to the southeast of central Eastsound. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you occupied here. Go mountain biking and sailing or simply explore the sights of Fairhaven Park and Double Bluff Beach.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Luxury Waterfront Lodge. Gourmet Kitchen". Approximately 30 miles southeast of Eastsound, fun activities around here include horse riding and fishing. Prefer sightseeing? Don't miss Shark Reef Park and Jefferson County Historical Society.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Eastsound?

Take in the culture and lifestyle of Eastsound from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you'd love to kick back on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment in or near Eastsound:

  • Throw your bags down at "Cabin - Waterfront Cove, West Side Of San Juan Island". Amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and a barbecue grill help make guests feel at home here.
  • "Enticing Waterfront Cottage" is another appealing option. Stay here and enjoy the use of a phone, a firepit and more.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover more of Eastsound. Cultural attractions like Upper Valley Museum and Numerica Performing Arts Center will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Eastsound?

Short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Eastsound. Chill out for the weekend in a luxury bed & breakfast, a budget studio apartment or a roomy home. No matter what type of vacation rental you prefer, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Luxury Waterfront Lodge. Gourmet Kitchen" is close to the heart of Eastsound, so you'll have plenty of things to keep you busy. Discover cool attractions like Lake Wenatchee State Park and Lake Wenatchee when you're not hanging out in your cozy rental.
  • Sleep, eat and explore from "Newly Refinished Two - Bedroom House With An Elegant Rustic Look On The Waterfront", another good option. Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort and Glacier View Campground should be on your must-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Eastsound?

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

  • Put on some soft tunes and kick back together at "Brand New Custom Waterfront Home Next To Picnic Island". Around 11 miles from Eastsound, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and winery tours.
  • "Beautiful Beachfront Home With Panoramic Views Of Puget Sound" is another option that's guaranteed to impress. It's about 12 miles from Eastsound and comes with beauty services and a fireplace.

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

Vacation with others and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an active getaway with your besties or a big family gathering, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Eastsound:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Mid - Century Modern Retreat On Beautiful Whidbey Island". Up to 12 people can stay at this retreat which has 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. This group favorite is around 30 miles to the southeast of Eastsound.
  • Nothing's more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Cabin - Lopez Island Vacation Rental Getaway" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 6 miles to the south of Eastsound, as many as 13 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A kitchen and a fireplace are among the many amenities here.

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

Nothing says fun like a pool. Dust off your inflatable flamingo and check out these rental houses in or near Eastsound that feature this vacation must-have:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "Waterfront Village Beach House", where your highest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities including childrens activities and towels help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • Spend laid-back days swimming or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "Heart House - A Quiet Place Minutes Fom Adventure". This vacation home is another guest favorite and comes with coffee and tea making facilities, a kitchen island and more.

Don't know how to pack your bags for your Eastsound break? This enticing destination has a mediterranean climate. During summer, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 65 ºF. Look up our selection of Eastsound 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.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Eastsound?

You adore your family of course, but that doesn't mean you should pack together like sardines during your vacation. Take no chances and go for a large family vacation rental in or around Eastsound where you can stretch out and relax:

  • Make some new vacation memories at "Brand New Custom Waterfront Home Next To Picnic Island". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, this roomy retreat is located 11 miles to the west of Eastsound. There are loads of amenities to take advantage of here, such as towels and a DVD player.
  • "Beautiful Beachfront Home With Panoramic Views Of Puget Sound" is another excellent option with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 guests. Offering lots of conveniences like on-site watersports and childrens activities, you'll find this vacation rental 12 miles to the east of Eastsound.