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Orca Island Cabins

Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, Seward, AK 99664
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Ranked #3 of 40 Specialty lodging in Seward
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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girdwood, AK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arriving to the incredibly wonderful owners and family like helpers, Janet and Yen..you automatically know your somewhere special. The attention that the owners have given to the sturdiness of the bridge and beautiful walkway, the yurt and everything built with love and caring all over the island. This is a true experience that the unselfish owners have provided to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of expensive, but a treat. Had the place to ourselves. Pristine area. Felt like being out in wilderness but really not too far away! The yurt was well appointed, warm & comfortable. I'll certainly go back.

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Rome, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family spent 2 nights there at the end of May and our only complaint was having to leave so soon! Just spectacular and we all loved our yurt! It was still cool at the time but we were cozy inside and there was so much to do outside that we kept warm by MOVING! Husband and 21 year old... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I could give this place 10 stars because Susan and Dennis have truly earned every ounce of commendation for this little piece of paradise that they own and operate. I had pretty high expectations for this place, and yet the actual experience managed to exceed anything I could have imagined. First off, Dennis and Susan are top notch... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Orca Island for a week in mid May this year, at the end of a 3 month trip. It was the most perfect place to enjoy some solitude and all the beauty that Alaska has to offer. Susan and Dennis were the most accommodating hosts, nothing was too much to ask! During our stay... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had high expectations of the Orca Island Cabins due to the great reviews on here, and they met everyone of them. If you are a little bit adventurous but looking for a place that will spoil you with relaxation and nature-don't miss the Orca Island Cabins. To start our trip, Dennis picked us up at the pier in Seward... More

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Hugo, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed on Orca Island for four days. It was wonderful! We had a whale surface in front of our yurt. We kayaked and the seals would watch us and were playing with a fish they had caught. The view is beautiful. In the small cove Sasha would swim under my kayak and pop her head up and check us... More

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Nesbit, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

While eating dinner our first night, we watched a black bear on the other side of the cove, mountain goats on the snow covered peaks, and sea lions in the water below. We were awakened at 5 a.m. by the unmistakable exhale of a humpback whale right outside our yurt. If this is your thing, Orca Island Cabins is for... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

(Michelin 3 star meaning its worth the trip to Alaska just to visit Orca island cabins.....) I fell for Orca island cabins after CNN mentioned it in one of their travel pages related to private islands. After having multiple conversations with Susan, I booked this place months in advance as i wanted one of the yurts on the island. Susan... More

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Malta, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed in one of the yurts for only one night. We were driven out on the boat and dropped off. The yurts are well appointed with all necessities and the property is beautiful. We kayaked with porpoises, and a seal with eagles overhead. It was idyllic. Will return and stay more than one night!!!

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Address: Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, Seward, AK 99664
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Location: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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A unique place to stay when visiting Seward Alaska, our nightly rental cabins are comfortable accommodations in a remote setting. Our rates include a 30 minute scenic cruise to the property from Seward as well as all the equipment use including kayaks, stand up paddle boards, rowing skiffs, and more. ... more   less 
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