Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Vashon Island

The island views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Vashon Island. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the hiking, bird watching and kayaking. Museum of Glass and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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.


Sightseeing in and around Vashon Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and bird watching. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Vashon Island has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Palouse Winery (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Vashon Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Vashon Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Robinson Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Marine View Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Eagle Landing Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Seahurst Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Crescent Creek Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Burien Town Square Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Vashon Island

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Vashon Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,003 holiday lettings around Vashon Island. From 52 cabins to 408 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vashon Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vashon Island:

  • Downtown: 434 holiday homes
  • Eastlake: 30 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 68 holiday homes
  • West Seattle: 819 holiday homes
  • Broadway: 312 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vashon Island? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vashon Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palouse Winery: 1,933 holiday lettings
  • Point Robinson Lighthouse: 1,588 holiday lettings
  • Point Robinson Park: 1,591 holiday lettings
  • Vashon Maury Island Heritage Museum: 1,842 holiday lettings
  • Seattle Center: 934 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vashon Island listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Vashon Island?

Yes, of course. offers 52 Cabins in Vashon Island. Our other popular types of Vashon Island holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 408 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 425 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vashon Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Vashon Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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