Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Vashon Island

The island views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Vashon Island. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the hiking, bird watching and kayaking. Museum of Glass and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Vashon Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and bird watching. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Vashon Island has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Palouse Winery (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Vashon Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Vashon Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Robinson Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Marine View Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Eagle Landing Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Seahurst Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Crescent Creek Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Burien Town Square Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Vashon Island

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Vashon Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,726 holiday rentals around Vashon Island. From 583 Houses to 74 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Vashon Island is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vashon Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vashon Island:

  • Lower Queen Anne: 1,027 holiday homes
  • Belltown: 894 holiday homes
  • Seattle Waterfront: 835 holiday homes
  • First Hill: 781 holiday homes
  • North Beacon Hill: 80 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vashon Island?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Vashon Island. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vashon Maury Island Heritage Museum: 2,562 holiday rentals
  • Point Robinson Lighthouse: 2,278 holiday rentals
  • Palouse Winery: 2,627 holiday rentals
  • Point Robinson Park: 2,296 holiday rentals
  • Lake View Cemetery - Bruce Lee's Grave: 2,603 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vashon Island listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vashon Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 583 Houses in Vashon Island. Our other popular types of Vashon Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 74 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 74 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 74 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vashon Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 188 holiday homes with pool available in Vashon Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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