Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in San Juan Islands

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in San Juan Islands. This city's whale watching, hiking and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around San Juan Islands

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching, hiking and boating. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Juan Islands a fun place to get away to. 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 (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Juan Islands

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, San Juan Islands is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Odlin County Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Turtleback Mountain (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Orcas Island (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • San Juan Island (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Juan Islands

Fly into Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Westsound, WA (WSX), which is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around San Juan Islands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 430 holiday lettings around San Juan Islands. From 65 cabins to 260 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in San Juan Islands?

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

  • Vancouver Island: 2,235 holiday homes
  • Canada: 30,353 holiday homes
  • Victoria: 1,045 holiday homes
  • Cadboro Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • North Park: 347 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in San Juan Islands! 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 San Juan Islands?

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

  • Victoria: 1,045 holiday lettings
  • Port Angeles: 195 holiday lettings
  • Galiano Island: 215 holiday lettings
  • Mount Vernon: 176 holiday lettings
  • Lopez Island: 57 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 San Juan Islands?

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 San Juan Islands are:

  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 349 self catering accommodations
  • Friday Harbor Seaplane Base (FBS): 486 self catering accommodations
  • Waldron Island, WA (WDN): 510 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 San Juan Islands? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in San Juan Islands. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Saltspring Marina: 415 holiday rentals
  • New Dungeness Lighthouse: 317 holiday rentals
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park: 379 holiday rentals
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park: 379 holiday rentals
  • Lochside Regional Trail: 1,040 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan Islands 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.

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Port Angeles
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215 holiday rentals
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Friday Harbor
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Pender Island
185 holiday rentals
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Oak Harbor
380 holiday rentals
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235 holiday rentals
Deer Harbor
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