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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Samish Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday rentals near Samish Island. From 47 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Samish Island is on HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Snohomish County: 1,050 holiday rentals
  • Oak Harbor: 414 holiday rentals
  • Lopez Island: 425 holiday rentals
  • Bellingham: 317 holiday rentals
  • Whidbey Island: 806 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Samish Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Oak Harbor: 414 holiday homes
  • Lopez Island: 425 holiday homes
  • Bellingham: 317 holiday homes
  • Anacortes: 148 holiday homes
  • Sedro-Woolley: 313 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Samish Island are:

  • Mount Vernon, WA (MVW-Skagit Regional): 270 holiday houses
  • Decatur Island, WA (DTR): 624 holiday houses
  • Center Island, WA (CWS): 620 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Samish Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Samish Island. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Deception State Park: 396 holiday rentals
  • Fairhaven Park: 472 holiday rentals
  • Spark Museum of Electrical Invention: 409 holiday rentals
  • Moran State Park: 713 holiday rentals
  • Watmough Head: 567 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samish Island listed on HomeAway 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 homes.