Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Orcas is ready to explore

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Orcas. Renowned for its whale watching, island views and horse riding, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Orcas

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orcas a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Orcas

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Orcas is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Orcas Island (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Turtleback Mountain (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Odlin County Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Cascade Lake (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Obstruction Pass State Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Orcas

The nearest airport is in Westsound, WA (WSX), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 3.3 mi (5.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Orcas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 416 holiday lettings near Orcas. From 252 Houses to 45 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orcas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Orcas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Orcas. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Obstruction Pass State Park: 605 holiday lettings
  • Shark Reef Park: 557 holiday lettings
  • Deception State Park: 399 holiday lettings
  • San Juan Island National Historic Park: 473 holiday lettings
  • Orcas Island Historical Museum: 668 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Orcas listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Orcas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 252 Houses in Orcas. Our other popular types of Orcas holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 62 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 Orcas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Orcas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Orcas

    Friday Harbor
    357 holiday rentals
    Pender Island
    201 holiday rentals
    Lummi Island
    253 holiday rentals
    365 holiday rentals
    318 holiday rentals
    Lopez Island
    424 holiday rentals
    Roche Harbor
    187 holiday rentals
    442 holiday rentals
    180 holiday rentals
    Oak Harbor
    408 holiday rentals
    Birch Bay
    143 holiday rentals
    147 holiday rentals
    Deer Harbor
    347 holiday rentals
    False Bay
    233 holiday rentals
    Blakely Island
    371 holiday rentals
    Waldron Island
    272 holiday rentals
    West Sound
    400 holiday rentals
    Sucia Island
    182 holiday rentals
    218 holiday rentals
    Doe Bay
    241 holiday rentals