Incredible Beachfront Glamping Cabin on a Private Island near Olympia, WA
Private WA island for secluded family getaway by the water
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- Private Barbecue
The main cabin sleeps up to four glampers in two bedrooms. The downstairs open bedroom has a queen-size bed and the upstairs has two single beds in the open loft. There is one full bathroom with a shower and laundry facilities are available. Electric heating and a wood-burning stove are provided to keep guests comfortable. The dining and lounge spaces are perfect for socializing indoors, and the garden with a deck has plenty of outdoor furniture for relaxing, meals outside, and enjoying the view.
The annex will sleep an additional four guests with a queen-size bed in the upstairs master bedroom and a comfy sleeper sofa downstairs. There is a fully-equipped kitchenette with an induction hotplate and a large microwave but no stove. In addition, there is a bathroom with shower and laundry facilities. The lounge has an electric fireplace with a TV and a DVD player. Guests should note that the annex cannot be rented individually; it can only be rented as an extension of the cabin. Groups of five or more must add the annex since the main cabin will sleep only four guests.
- Hot water potable
- 2 Bathroom
- Cell service
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water potable
- 2 Queen-size bed
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Private Kitchen
- Dining room
- 1 Crib/Child's bed
- 1 Sofa bed
- Movie library
- Dining table
- Linens and pillows
- Tea kettle
- 2 Twin/Single bed
- Fire pit
- BR/DVD player
- Sound system
- Washing machine
- Cooking basics
- Private Barbecue
Guests should keep in mind that there are no stores, restaurants, or medical services on the island.
Location + Surroundings
Glampers will enjoy unobstructed ocean, island, and mountain views. The sunsets are spectacular all year long and guests can watch for resident deer, eagles, herons, seals, and porpoises. The location on the west shore is one of the best Orca sighting spots on the island. A short walk down the stairs will bring guests right to their own beach.
- Water sports
- Whale watching
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Wildlife watching
This island is a great place to spend a glamping holiday. It is private and secluded, making it a great place to relax and feel away from it all. The water is very calm and an early morning paddle is a fantastic way to start the day. The water is fairly warm in the summer and excellent for swimming and floating.
The calm waters make for some of the best kayaking and paddle boarding guests will find anywhere. A leisurely walk along the sand or inland on the island is a great way to enjoy the lovely surroundings. There are outdoor basketball and pickleball courts, swings, and a play area, as well as a baseball field at the community center at the top of the island.
Check-in: from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Fire extinguisher
- First aid kit
- Smoke detector
The hosts require a copy of a government-issued ID from the guest making the reservation. Guests will be asked to email the owners a copy or scan once the reservation is made.
There is a security deposit of $100.
Cell/internet service is sporadic on the island but is generally pretty good in the vicinity of the cabin. Guests should please note: there are no stores or restaurants on the island, and guests must bring their own food. The tap water is fine for drinking.
The hosts supply propane for the outdoor fire pit and wood for the indoor wood burning stove. No outdoor wood fires are allowed.
Smoking is not permitted (including e-cigarettes and marijuana) anywhere in or on the property. No fireworks or firearms are permitted anywhere on the island.
Guests can enjoy all that Herron Island has to offer and should respect the neighbor's peace, privacy, and property.
There are vacation properties on either side of the cabin; however, guests will have plenty of privacy anywhere on the property. There are only about 150 permanent residents on the island. Generally, guests will see more deer than people.