Five Unbelievable Waterfront Resorts in Washington

August 10, 2017

With nearly 8,000 lakes and 3,026 miles of coastline in Washington State, there is a lot of waterfront property! When starting your research, it is important to consider what type of experience you are seeking. Waterfront resorts in Washington are diverse in the terms of activities, accommodation, and dining. For example, if you are looking for a one-of-a-kind spa experience, you would want to visit Soap Lake Resort. If you are looking for whale watching and beach combing, West Beach Resort is the place for you.

So, the good news is you have several options and we recommend staying in as many of these waterfront resorts in Washington as you can!

Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort

Halfway between Seattle and Spokane lies an unexpected paradise — Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort. The resort and spa is nestled on the shores of Soap Lake, a mineral lake known for its healing and beauty benefits. They believe a getaway shouldn’t mean roughing it. Their luxury log cabins and guestrooms are beautifully designed with thoughtfully appointed amenities like comfy beds and in-room Jetted Tubs. And with the lake only steps away, you can spend your day swimming, kayaking, or lounging in the resort’s beach front hammocks.

Alderbrook Resort and Spa

Nestled two hours between Seattle and Portland, Alderbrook Resort and Spa takes you worlds away. Surrounded by the Olympic Mountains, the resort rests on the shores of Hood Canal, a glacier-carved fjord home to eagles, osprey, salmon, and seals. Their rooms feature premium linens, daybeds, soaking tubs, a waterfront pool, and a world-class full-service spa. Further, you can bring your boat with you because a marina is only steps away!    

Ocean Crest Resort

Owned by three generations of the Curtright family, Ocean Crest Resort provides an oasis of rest and seclusion in a natural forest setting. What once was a one bedroom home overlooking the Pacific Ocean is now a full-service resort of 45 comfortable rooms, indoor spa, pool, health club, and fine dining restaurant. Their clifftop vantage presents spectacular views of the ocean and the sandy beaches below. So, whether you are on a romantic getaway, family vacation, or business retreat, you are sure to relax and enjoy.

North Beach Inn

Nestled on the sunny west side of Orcas Island lies North Beach Inn. They offer fully-equipped beachfront cabins and cottages that allow you to watch the sunset from your private beach fire pit. While sipping your morning coffee, don’t be surprised to see sea otters, seals, and the occasional Orca whale! Feel free to book a trip for your whole family, go on a yoga retreat to the serene island through Purposeful Nomad, or book a romantic experience for two.

Semiahmoo Resort

Located on the coast, Semiahmoo Resort features award winning dining, an indoor/outdoor pool, full-service spa, and access to a myriad of outdoor activities. Since the resort is on over 300 acres of tideland with plenty of trails, you can enjoy beachcombing, kayaking, biking and paddle boarding. Further, the resort is within eyesight of the Canadian border, perfect for day trips to Vancouver and White Rock!

Overall, these are just a few waterfront resorts in Washington. If you have any favorites that we left off of our list, leave us a comment below!