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The beaches in Washington State don’t tend to attract many sunbathers, but you’ll be able to enjoy some of the Pacific Northwest’s most spectacular scenery. From sea stacks, tide pools and all sorts of treasures like sea glass to petroglyphs and clam digging, there’s plenty to see and do here. To take advantage of it all, consider a stay at one of these great Airbnbs that are all just steps from the sand.
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The backyard of this bayside home is a sandy beach with over a thousand feet of waterfront. Enjoy a tranquil setting with opportunities to walk for miles along the bay or just relax on the deck and enjoy the breathtaking views, including colorful sunsets. It sleeps up to 10 in three bedrooms plus a family room with a queen Murphy bed. There are TVs in every room, a full kitchen, and a hot tub on the back porch.
This 1930s no-bank studio beach cabin accommodates two and sits right on a Hood Canal beach. It includes a deck for relaxing with a gorgeous view of the canal while providing opportunities to swim and kayak or do some crabbing and clamming. If you have a larger group there are two adjacent cabins that can be rented as well. Inside, you’ll have a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, and a washer/dryer.
This romantic boutique cottage is called Amore de la Playa, which translates to Love of the Beach. A pet-friendly studio space for two, you’ll be just 20 yards away from a private beach while your private hot tub is the perfect place to enjoy the sunsets. It boasts one of the best views around while enjoying a prime location just 15 minutes from downtown Sequim, close to the Olympic Game Farm and lavender farms. It includes a small kitchen, BBQ grill, Wi-Fi, a 65″ TV, and a comfy king-size bed.
Enjoy a peaceful getaway at this mid-century beachfront cabin. Located on Fox Island, it’s just five miles from Gig Harbor and can be accessed by a bridge, accommodating up to four guests who can look forward to sweeping views of Puget Sound, Chambers Bay, and glimpses of Mount Rainier. There’s a deck with a BBQ for grilling out or relaxing while you watch seals, otters, and whales swim by. You’ll have a large fire pit for marshmallow roasting and in the spring and summer, the host provides two complimentary kayaks for paddling too. Inside the European mid-century cedar cabin, enjoy the warmth and stunning visual of a vintage Malm freestanding fireplace and a full kitchen with a dishwasher.
The 6-bedroom Historic Seaview Manor is the perfect place for a wedding, reunion, and other celebrations. Located at the beachside just north of the Oregon border, it was built in 1906 by a Portland tycoon. A historic landmark, it has a vast front lawn for games like croquet, with the backyard facing a forest with a trail leading to the ocean. Pet-friendly, it includes a 42″ TV, Sonos Bluetooth sound system, Wi-Fi, an Xbox 360 game console, and a Ping Pong table. The list of amenities is long with a few the other notable features a cozy gas fireplace, a full kitchen, and a BBQ grill.
Just 15 minutes from all the fun in the town of Long Beach, the Castle of Westeros offers access to the longest contiguous beach in the country via a short walk through the dunes. Enjoy a luxurious stay with unobstructed views of the Pacific, sleeping up to eight in three bedrooms. The two master bedrooms enjoy private access to the back deck and the beach while the third has a partial ocean view. There’s a game room with a Ping Pong table and foosball along with a queen-size Murphy bed for extra sleeping space. You’ll have all the comforts of home here, from a well-equipped kitchen to a 55″ HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and more.
If you don’t want to venture far from the city, the Beautiful Oasis Getaway is less than 20 minutes from Tacoma and less than an hour from Seattle but feels as if it’s a world away, located in secluded Rocky Bay on Case Island. It sleeps up to six guests, ideal for a family as it has an open-concept plan. Enjoy peaceful walks along the bay, swimming, and kayaking, with complimentary kayaks included. You’ll have a cozy gas fireplace, a TV monitor for streaming Netflix and other streaming apps, a full kitchen, and a BBQ grill for cookouts on the waterfront lower deck.
This two-story cottage accommodating up to two adults, sits on a cliff overlooking the water and is nestled in a fir forest with lots of wildlife like deer, foxes, falcons, bald eagles, geese and ducks. Enjoy jaw-dropping views of the San Juan de Fuca Strait, Victoria B.C. and the San Juan Islands while being just a 10-minute drive from downtown Port Townsend with its grand Victorian buildings housing museums, restaurants, cafes, pubs and unique shops. It’s just six minutes to the beach, and if you continue walking west you’ll discover a stretch popular for finding sea glass. The cottage includes a kitchenette for light cooking, with a mini-fridge, microwave, toaster/oven/broiler, electric kettle, and several different types of coffeemakers.
Located in a remote area about 25 minutes west of Port Angeles, the Codfish Cottage Cabin offers the chance to melt stress away, far from the hustle and bustle without being too remote. You’ll be close to Olympic National Park with a wide range of outdoor adventures easily reached, including hiking, fishing, and crabbing. Or you can relax on the beach just a few feet away, complete with unobstructed views of the Canadian Cascades and the water. While it doesn’t have electricity, appliances like an oven and refrigerator, and the lights are powered by propane.
Just a short drive from Port Townsend, one of just three Victorian seaport towns in the country, this secluded, historic two-bedroom cabin sits on a bluff 70 feet above the water with its own 100-foot stretch of beach on Discovery Bay. Enjoy magnificent views while being just steps from the driftwood-strewn beach. It includes a full kitchen, propane gas grill, a cozy fireplace, and even an original booth from the old Lands End Restaurant that once operated in town.
This Moclips Beach House was recently remodeled and features three bedrooms, sleeping up to six comfortably. Bigger groups of up to eight can take advantage of a pull-out couch. There’s a well-equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining, and a great room with a large wall of picture windows for watching the waves. Look forward to cozying up to the fireplace, barbecuing and enjoying access to the backyard, clamming station and outdoor shower.
This oceanfront two-story cabin nestled in the trees sits on 23 private acres that includes over 1,200 feet of exclusive beach access and fabulous views of the Pacific. It has two bedrooms, sleeping up to six in four beds, along with a fully-functional kitchen and laundry facilities – all bedding, accessories and kitchen essentials are included. There’s also a covered deck with a barbecue and fire pits.
Enjoy private, direct access via a 185-step stairway to Moclips Beach from The Ocean House, while Olympic National Park and Lake Quinault are easily reached nearby. Nestled in the forest, it offers privacy and seclusion on 4.5 acres of forest-to-dunes with a wealth of flora and fauna. Enjoy rainforest trails and spectacular viewpoints right on the property. Spread over three floors, it accommodates up to five guests in two bedrooms and includes heated wood floors and 17-foot-high timber-framed wood ceilings. You’ll have a very well-equipped kitchen with extras like a commercial waffle iron, coffeemaker, French Press, Nespresso espresso machine, Nespresso milk frother, and a panini press. There’s a gas BBQ on the back deck where you can grill with an ocean view and a fire pit for roasting hot dogs or making S’mores too.
Look forward to breathtaking views and lots of privacy here, with your nearest neighbor a quarter-mile away. Both a river beach and an ocean beach are right out your door, and you’ll be in the heart of a fishing mecca with the Hoh Rainforest, Neah Bay, Lake Ozette and Cape Flattery all close by. The one-bedroom cabin itself has a large kitchen and amazing views.