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Beachfront retreat for six people with large decks, hot tub, views of nature
Welcome to Heron Reach on Rocky Bay @ Gig Harbor! Nestled in the pristine area of the Puget Sound, perfect habitat for marine and wildlife, this comfortable beachfront short-term rental includes amenities for an unforgettable experience. Relax and watch from the hot tub, two expansive decks or through picture windows the herons, sea otters, seals, eagles and countless other wildlife that visit and live here!
This well-furnished 1,700 sq. ft. home includes a great room with comfortable furniture, a large flat-screen TV and plenty of entertainment options. The spacious kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances and a gas stovetop that will make cooking a breeze. Step through the sliding glass door to large decks, a large propane grill and convenient outdoor dining among the view of Rocky Bay and the South Puget Sound. Beachcombing boots await your exploration of this area.
Heron Reach on Rocky Bay offers a beautiful place for kayaking, boating on the Puget Sound, miles of beachcombing, and other recreational activities. Kayaks for six are available for guest use to adventure nature up close. A dock is available should you chose to arrive by boat.
Whatʼs nearby: Ten minutes away, the charming city of Gig Harbor hosts waterfront shops, cafés and restaurants. Seattle is a simple drive or an easy ferry ride away. The Olympic mountain range and Hood Canal are nearby or take a beautiful drive to the iconic Mt. Rainier.
Things to know: Plenty of space inside and out Free WIFI, big screen TV, stereo and entertainment Free use of kayaks and beachcombing boots Fully equipped kitchen Inside & outside games Pak & Play and high-chair Twin beds convert to a King bed A very relaxing atmosphere
No pets are allowed at this vacation rental.
Parking notes: Parking available in the driveway.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.
Hot tub (Private)
Washer/dryer : Private
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Internet : Century Link
Nearby activities & attractions
Hot tub : Private
Gas grill : Private
Mary Jo K.Jul 2022
Nice place on the water to enhance our family vacation. Swimming and kayaks and a great view from the deck. A hot tub in the evening as a bonus.
Heather S.Jun 2022
The house was very clean and fully loaded. There was everything that we needed plus more! We loved exploring low tide as well as kayaking at our door step! We will definitively be staying later this summer. The owner was very responsive, if we had any questions.
Sara M.May 2022
The deck, the view, the beach access, the hot tub … we could not have asked for more! This was exactly the weekend getaway we’d hoped for. The owner is kind and accommodating. The home is thoughtfully and comfortably furnished - great beds! Shopping and dining in cute downtown Gig Harbor was fantastic. We can’t wait to come back!
Colleen H.Sep 2021
We loved the view to the water. The open floor plan and large windows. All the little things our hosts provided. It was wonderful .....we will be back to enjoy again!
Susan M.Jul 2021
The 4 of us stayed 4 nights at Heron Reach in July. The home is wonderfully appointed with everything you might need (spices, condiments, toiletries, boots, kayaks, toys etc.) The AC in the main room worked well to cool the common areas. We spent quite a lot of time on the back deck just watching the water and many birds (hummingbirds, finches, nut hatches, eagles, and of course herons). The hot tub was sparkling clean with a clear tent- which would be great if the weather doesn't cooperate. We had fantastic weather and explored the area- Gig Harbor and too many walking trails to remember. The pathway down to the water was an easy minute walk. At the bottom is Sandpiper lagoon, which transformed with the 16' tide change. We enjoyed the kayaks and corn hole as well. I would definitely recommend this VRBO for couples or families!
ANDREW B.May 2021
One of the best places we have ever stayed
Susan J.May 2021
This is our new favorite place. Beautiful, quiet location with great views. The house was spotless and spacious with comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen. Friendly, generous owners (fresh eggs in the fridge from their chickens!) that give you your privacy, but are readily available if you need anything. The interior of the house is all on one level which my 84-year-old mom appreciated. I can't say enough positive things about this place. We just loved it. Can't wait to return.
Camille R.Apr 2021
We loved our stay at this home! It was clean, well stocked and comfortable. The hot tub was clean and inviting. Beautiful views. The owners added little touches that enhanced our stay, like providing wine, snacks and eggs from their chickens! They’ve thought of everything like providing mud boots for the beach. The owners are super friendly and welcoming without being intrusive. Great communication. Would love to stay here again!
Rachelle N.Mar 2021
We had a small girl trip here, it was clean, loved the view, so cozy and so much more. I’ve stayed at a few places and these owners pride themselves in great customer service. It feels like home when you walk in.
We are already planning our next trip back :)
Sharma J.Feb 2021
Wonderful hosts- every little thing we needed was there and then some. A warm welcome with wine, kid treats, etc...plus great instructions for the heater and wonderful resources for restaurants and local things to do. It was too windy to kayak, but we loved that they were available, Hot tub was lovely and the views are breathtaking. Highly recommend!
Sydney E.Dec 2020
Clean, cozy, great get-away
Kari S.Aug 2020
Great relaxation and adventure combo! Beautiful water views, quiet, wildlife, binoculars, 5 kayaks, life jackets, hot tub, comfy/clean home, 20 mins from a cute town on the waterfront. Nice owner! Full package! Enjoy.
Stephanie T.Aug 2020
We absolutely loved this home! It was well-cleaned and exactly as advertised making for a wonderful week with our grandchildren! Its charming décor, beautiful views and complete amenities were perfect for our beach retreat. We had the opportunity to meet the owners, Ron and Sue, upon our arrival and they were so warm, inviting and responsive to our needs. Once checked in, Ron and Sue provided us with fresh eggs from their nine chickens and a bottle of Chardonnay from a Columbia Valley winery...both a wonderful surprise! With this level of hospitality and commitment from the owners, we will definitely book this property, again!
well stocked for a couple night stay, including boots for the beach, games, and movies! Would stay here again
Adriana C.Jun 2020
The pictures don’t make justice to this place. It’s a spacious one floor, 3 large bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms, gorgeous kitchen, deck, fire pit and hot tub. There are plenty of rain boots and jackets for a low tide walk which is gorgeous. Attention to detail and a nautical theme in this house make it cozy and adorable for a weekend away.
Pam H.Mar 2020
There was nothing missing and the owners were amazing. It is great for families, couples, kids. So much to do and pure relaxation.
Carol H.Dec 2019
The waterfront location was wonderful, the home was beautiful, immaculate, and the best organized of any home I have rented previously. The owners made sure that EVERYTHING needed for an enjoyable vacation was included. Their attention to the "details" were obvious in every room. It was a perfect vacation and looking forward to returning!