Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Roche Harbor is ready to explore

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Roche Harbor. This city's boating, camping and hiking draw many visitors. Butchart Gardens and British Columbia Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Roche Harbor

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Roche Harbor has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Cordova Bay Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Roche Harbor

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Roche Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Wescott Bay (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Reuben Tarte Memorial Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • San Juan County Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lime Kiln Point State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Roche Harbor

Fly into Roche Harbor, WA (RCE), the closest airport, located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 6.6 mi (10.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Roche Harbor?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 192 house rentals near Roche Harbor. From 23 Cabins to 114 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Roche Harbor for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Roche Harbor?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Roche Harbor:

  • Downtown: 292 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 370 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 316 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 21 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Roche Harbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Roche Harbor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Roche Harbor Marina: 451 home rentals
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park: 451 home rentals
  • Otter Bay Marina: 397 home rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 956 home rentals
  • University of Victoria: 981 home rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Roche Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Cabins in Roche Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Roche Harbor include:

  • Houses: 114 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 33 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 23 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Roche Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation homes with pool available in Roche Harbor.

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