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A Unique San Juan Islands Vacation

Boardwalk on the Water is the must-visit experience of a lifetime! Located next to the Orcas Island Washington State Ferry Dock, Boardwalk makes it easy to leave your car and worries behind. Inter-island walk-ons are completely free. The cottages are warm, inviting and very nicely appointed. Mamie's Café, with covered courtyard and open cliff dining, is the best kept secret in the San Juans. Orcas Outdoors offers multiple kayak adventures off the deepwater dock.Spend your vacation and the memorable Boardwalk on the Water on the San Juan Islands!


Reconnect with the family along the beautiful San Juan Islands. Boardwalk on the Water is located beside the Washington State Ferry Dock, so it's easy to enjoy plenty of outdoor adventures together with your loved ones. Their four cottages offer all the room you need to relax, plus you'll find a spacious play area and pond that the kids are sure to love!


Natural beauty is all around at Boardwalk on the Water. With it's prime location by the Washington State Ferry Dock to the San Juan Islands, you're just minutes away from an incredible outdoor experience. Whether you discover this magnificent area on a hiking trip through the island or choose to explore the waves on a kayaking adventure, you're sure to have an unforgettable time!


Fishing enthusiasts are sure to have an unforgettable trip at this Washington destination! Cast your line for salmon or Pacific halibut while fishing the open water. There are many charter fishing businesses near Boardwalk on the Water, so it's easy to get to where the fish are biting.


Treat your sweetheart to something special at the Boardwalk on the Water. The four cottages are warm, inviting and unbelievably romantic; lounge out on your spacious deck and indulge in a delicious meal in your full-kitchen. Watch the moonlight glistening on the water, take out a kayak for a relaxing afternoon adventure, and much more!


A private cottage, stunning scenery, and all the peace and quiet you want. Boardwalk on the Water combines these ideal elements to make your honeymoon the perfect way to relax after your big day. Spend quality time together unwinding on your spacious deck and soaking up the views, indulge in a delicious meal at nearby Mamie's Cafe, and enjoy outdoor activities of many kinds. Take a kayaking trip through the water before returning to your cottage to relax!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

All four cottages at Boardwalk on the Water are nicely clustered on high bank waterfront and very nicely appointed. Three have queen beds and queen hide-a-beds; two have private bedrooms and full kitchens. The Rose is unforgettably beautiful with a spacious waterfront deck.


Boardwalk on the Water's charming cottages are located along the High Bank Waterfront next to the Washington State Ferry Dock to the San Juan Islands! This incredible setting offers a truly inspiring atmosphere so you can unwind or have as much fun as you want. Mamie's Café & Courtyard offers delicious meals with with open cliff dining! Experience guided kayak tours, whale watching, boating and much more in the area!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 1 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Orcas
  • Nearby Water Harney Channel
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Deer Harbor SPB (DHB) / 2.8 miles
  • Friday Harbor Seaplane Base (FBS) / 5.1 miles
  • Friday Harbor Airport (FRD) / 6.4 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Sailing
  • Saltwater Fishing
Room Amenities
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Shuttle Service
Languages Spoken
  • English
8292 Orcas Road P.O. Box 73 Orcas, Washington 98280-0156 United States  
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