Rent this San Juan Island coastal cottage.

By Coastal Living
October 02, 2007
Mike Jensen

Accommodations: One bedroom, one bath, sleeps two

Rate: $177-$257 per night, $1,007-$1,607 per week (depending on season)

Availability: Year-round

Location: Oceanfront, steep path to beach

Getting there: Fly into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and drive two and a half hours to the town of Anacortes. Catch a Washington State Ferry for the scenic one-hour cruise to Orcas Island. Kenmore Air (800/543-9595) offers daily flights from Seattle to Orcas; flying time is 35 minutes.

Amenities: Woodstove with firewood, central heat, full kitchen, gas grill, all linens, flat-panel TV with DVD player, hammock

Need-to-know info: The cottage is not equipped to accommodate small children. No smoking. Pets are permitted with a deposit and surcharge during quiet season (Oct 10-May 6). Two-night minimum stay.

Don't miss: Salmon drizzled with truffle vinaigrette at Christina's (360/376-4904 or, or pan-seared scallops at the Inn at Ship Bay (877/276-7296 or

Contact info: Call 360/376-2500 or visit

(published November 2007, updated April 2010)