Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Roche Harbor is ready to explore

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Roche Harbor. This city's boating, camping and hiking draw many visitors. Butchart Gardens and British Columbia Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Roche Harbor

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Roche Harbor has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Cordova Bay Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Roche Harbor

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Roche Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Wescott Bay (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Reuben Tarte Memorial Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • San Juan County Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lime Kiln Point State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Roche Harbor

Fly into Roche Harbor, WA (RCE), the closest airport, located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 6.6 mi (10.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Roche Harbor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 191 holiday lettings around Roche Harbor. From 23 Cabins to 115 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 Roche Harbor?

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 Roche Harbor:

  • Downtown: 327 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Harris Green: 364 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 45 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 Roche Harbor?

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

  • Roche Harbor Marina: 457 holiday lettings
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park: 457 holiday lettings
  • Lochside Regional Trail: 1,147 holiday lettings
  • Craigdarroch Castle: 1,113 holiday lettings
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,254 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Roche Harbor 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 Cabins in Roche Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Cabins in Roche Harbor. Our other popular types of Roche Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 23 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 Roche Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Roche Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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