Unique Waterfront Cabin Rental with Access to the Beach near Homer in Southern Alaska

Seldovia, Alaska (United States)

Unique Waterfront Cabin Rental with Access to the Beach near Homer in Southern Alaska

Cabins
1 unit
3 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Private Barbecue
This luxury waterfront cabin rental, with beach access, offers one of the most unique locations near Homer in South-central Alaska. On the 30 minute, scenic water taxi ride to the cabin, guests should keep an eye out for whales and other abundant wildlife which can also be enjoyed from the cabin window. Guests can watch the sun rise over the water on one beach and set over the water on the other. The cabin rental has one full-size and one twin size-bed, and one full bathroom with plenty of space for up to three guests.

Guests will enjoy meals in the cabin with the well-equipped kitchenette. In the past, guests have loved waking up and going tide-pooling or clamming. There are buckets and clam rakes in the cabin. Guests have also enjoyed taking the rowboat or kayaks out in the bay, which are included in the rental. There are two private seating areas on each beach with Adirondack chairs and picturesque views. At the end of the day, guests can enjoy a delicious meal of fresh salmon and clams while they wait for the sun to set while seated around the warmth of a campfire.

Features

  • Double bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Cell service
  • Heating
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining table
  • Fire pit
  • Private Barbecue
  • Hammock
This property offers guests a variety of facilities and amenities to make their stay more memorable. There are a rowboat and kayaks for guests to use, as well as a beach fire pit for campfires while stargazing. All cabin rentals come with a propane grill and gas included.

Guest Services

Although the hosts do not prepare or cook meals, they do offer fresh and fresh frozen salmon and halibut for sale.

There is also a honesty bar in the art gallery.
Guests' check-in and check-out times will depend largely on tides. Mako's Water Taxi will bring glampers to the front door of the cabin and will let guests know the tides when they book their ride with them.

Please be aware that you may be checking in on the same tide as the guests beforehand are checking out. If this is the case, while the hosts prepare the cabin, guests can go for a beach walk, take out one of the kayaks or rowboats, or hang out in the cozy art studio where you can shop for craft kits and unique ceramic souvenirs or just enjoy a cup of coffee.

Location + Surroundings

Beyond the end of the road, guests will find this property sandwiched between two beaches on the MacDonald Spit. Just a 30-minute, scenic water taxi ride from Homer, AK, MacDonald Spit is a mile long finger of ancient glacier moraine, 75 feet wide, with Kasitsna Bay and Kachemak Bay on either side. There are extreme tides which make for great clamming and tide pooling. Guests can watch the sun rise over one beach and set over the other, surrounded by spruce and alder with views of the bays, islands, and snow-capped mountains. The historic village of Seldovia is 7.5 miles down a maintained, old logging road. From Homer, guests will need to arrange for transportation by water taxi, ferry, or air.

Activities

  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

This part of the country offers guests some of the most pristine and untouched landscapes, famous across the country. With eagle, otter, and humpback whale sightings, a powerful mountain landscape as a backdrop, guests will really feel immersed in the great outdoors here. Guests who stay here have loved going clamming and fishing every day, dining on fresh salmon and Alaskan clams each night. Those who wish to get out on the water can arrange a whale watching tour, a fishing expedition, or simply use the rowboats or kayaks to paddle out. Hikers who have come to visit have enjoyed days exploring the Rocky Ridge Trail, as well as the Otter Bahn. Access to the owner's wood-fired hot tub (summer only) and sauna when available. No matter how guests choose to spend their days, they will not find a better or more unique Alaskan getaway.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Transportation, food, and beverages are not included with the cabin rental.

The prices are based on double occupancy. Each cabin is designed to sleep three people in beds, with one full bed and one single cot. If traveling with three or more adults, the hosts suggest that guests rent an additional cabin or tent. Extra adult guests will have an additional charge of $175.00 per day. Extra children are 50.00 per night.

Friendly dogs are welcome for a pet fee of $75 per dog. Guests should leash their dogs while visiting.

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