There are few places better for a restful, no-worries retreat than Washington's Lopez Island, and this cabin provides the perfect home base as you explore the sleepiest of the San Juans. Great for kayakers and boaters, it's just a 10-minute walk to the Hunter Bay Public Boat Launch and Beach.
This quiet home for six is only eight miles from the small shops of Lopez Village, but the tree-covered surroundings provide a peaceful atmosphere. Little touches like the stone path leading to the cabin and a log-affixed basketball hoop out back provide the property with plenty of rustic charm.
Step inside and stroll past the laundry room to the living room at the end of the hall. There are carpeting and vaulted ceilings that are made from the same hardwood as the walls holding them up. From here, step outside to the deck to breathe in some fresh air, or lounge with your loved ones on the sectional sofa near the wood-burning fireplace.
The small loft upstairs provides a futon with a flatscreen cable TV, as well as a DVD player and library. Between these and the free WiFi (limited), you'll have plenty of entertainment options.
The kitchen is only a few steps away, with modern appliances, gorgeous wooden cabinets, and plenty of counterspace. Enjoy your meals at the breakfast bar seats for five, or head out to the deck for a barbecue in the open air!
Leave cleanup for the dishwasher and head off to bed. Two bedrooms, along with the futon in the upstairs loft, allow six guests to stay here. The master bedroom downstairs has a queen-size bed, with two double beds in the upstairs bedroom. Two full bathrooms let everyone start the day easily before heading out to explore!
The less populated south side of Lopez has a wealth of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. Watmough Head to the southeast is one of the island's best-kept secrets, with a short forest path that leads to a breathtaking bay surrounded by forests and rock formations.
The views are only rivaled by Iceberg Point to the southwest - the rocky terrain and waves crashing below provide dramatic scenery you don't often get the chance to experience in real life. Wherever you go, you're only a short drive from a delicious pastry at Holly's Bakery.
Place your reservation today and leave all your worries behind you with a truly relaxing Lopez Island getaway!
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