Unique Cabin Rental Perfect for an Outdoor Getaway on Whale Island in Alaska

North Pole, Alaska (United States)

Unique Cabin Rental Perfect for an Outdoor Getaway on Whale Island in Alaska

Cabins
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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Hosted by Kat
  • Verified Host
  • New accommodation

Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This unique cabin rental is nestled in a magical forest on Whale Island in Alaska and is perfect for an outdoor getaway for three glampers. The cabin stands high up offering a sublime view of the Alaskan wilderness and a chance to reconnect with the great outdoors. Furnished to rustic standards. the cabin comes with a queen-size Murphy bed, a red armchair, and a leather sofa, all ideal for kicking back with a novel or a DVD on the television. When glampers get hungry, there is a small kitchen area that comes with a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffeemaker, and a toaster oven. Additionally, glampers will find the kitchen stocked with essential dry goods including wine and coffee.

There is an outhouse and a shower hut not too far from the cabin, while inside, glampers will have use of a camp toilet.

Outside, the small porch is furnished with two chairs and a table, ideal for kick-starting the day with a cup of coffee and the sounds of the water not far away. There is also a spacious mid-level deck.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Electricity
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Television
  • Parking
  • Safe box
  • Dining table
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Fire pit
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Highchair
The secluded setting means that guests will need to come prepared with supplies during their stay, but the hosts have ensured that guests will have access to a wide range of amenities to help them feel at home. There is no running water but rainwater is collected and stored on barrels for guests to use. There are fuel and a generator for power, as well as a chest freezer for fish storage.

There is a camp toilet in the cabin, and guests will also have access to the new, impeccable main outhouse. There are also showers at the property.

The hosts supply kayaks for exploring the waters and a small boat to use for fishing.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast

Location + Surroundings

For guests hoping to escape their busy lives, there is no destination more perfect than Whale Island in Alaska. Guests will be able to disconnect from real life and enjoy a remote getaway on their own on four private acres on a beautiful cove. Whale Island measures 17 square miles and is very secluded. It is located adjacent to Raspberry and Afognak Islands and is populated primarily with deer. Guests will be able to explore all that the island has to offer, as well as possibly heading out by boat or kayak to visit the nearby islands and to explore the ocean.

The island is accessible via seaplane or guests can drive to Anton Larsen Bay and arrive by boat after a crossing of just five miles.

Activities

  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
  • Hunting

In this exclusive island setting, guests will be able to roam and explore until their hearts are content. There are endless trails for hiking and guests will delight in the chance to get to know the unique wildlife that lives in this remote location. In addition, the incredible views on offer provide the perfect backdrop for glamping and guests should be sure to bring their cameras with them so that they can take photos to show loved ones back home.

From the island, guests can head off from the launching points for halibut charters and go fishing while exploring the waters. There are also kayaks for glampers to take out on the water to try and spot whales in the ocean. Guests will also be able to enjoy trips to the nearby islands where they can explore the rugged terrain in a different location.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

No internet is available, and there is only very limited cell reception.

Weather is absolutely taken into consideration, regarding the cancellation policy.

There are three cabins on the property (the third is available, but as yet unfinished). If guests do not want to share the property with other guests, please inquire with the host about renting the entire property when submitting a booking request.

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