Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Samish Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Samish Island with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Samish Island

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Samish Island a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Padden Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Tulip Valley Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Marine Life Center (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Eagle Haven Winery (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Samish Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Samish Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clayton Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cap Sante Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Larrabee State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Bay View State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • John Storvik Playground (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Samish Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Samish Island

Fly into Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.4 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base), which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Samish Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 70 holiday lettings around Samish Island. From 13 cottages to 13 cabins, 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Samish Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Samish Island. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sehome: 15 holiday homes
  • Mount Vernon: 176 holiday homes
  • Lopez Island: 57 holiday homes
  • San Juan Islands: 430 holiday homes
  • Bellingham: 291 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Samish Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Samish Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Samish Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Mount Vernon: 176 holiday lettings
  • Lopez Island: 57 holiday lettings
  • Bellingham: 291 holiday lettings
  • Oak Harbor: 377 holiday lettings
  • Lummi Island: 235 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Samish Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Samish Island are:

  • Mount Vernon, WA (MVW-Skagit Regional): 234 self catering accommodations
  • Center Island, WA (CWS): 584 self catering accommodations
  • Bellingham International Airport (BLI): 421 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Samish Island? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Samish Island. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Samish Park: 244 holiday rentals
  • Dugualla State Park: 387 holiday rentals
  • Obstruction Pass State Park: 573 holiday rentals
  • Fairhaven Park: 436 holiday rentals
  • Moran State Park: 672 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samish Island listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.