In need of a fun getaway or a relaxing retreat? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites that are located in our corner of the Pacific Northwest. From romantic places to outdoor explorations, these Washington gems are sure to help you unwind and recharge.
Angeline Spa & Clearwater Casino Resort in Suquamish
Part of the Clearwater Casino Resort, the Angeline Spa offers traditional spa services, including facials and massages. A couple’s massage would be the perfect way to create a relaxing, romantic experience. Enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s six restaurants after your spa services. Resort amenities include a zero-entry pool with views of Agate Passage. Not only do you have the casino right there, but you also have the perfect jumping-off point to check out the rest of the Kitsap Peninsula. We may be biased, but our area does have many popular beaches, hiking and biking trails, and cute towns to enjoy. Plus, there are many hidden gems to explore.
Rates: $109+ per night | Couple’s Massage from $220
Halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. and minutes from the popular Skagit Valley tulips, lies the charming town of La Conner. A waterfront hotel, La Conner Channel Lodge provides a relaxing atmosphere and offers special add-ons for your room like rose petals or a Pacific Northwest basket. You can easily stroll through town to peruse art galleries, eateries, boutiques, and museums. There are also local spas, hiking trails, and golf courses nearby.
Rates: $139+ per night
Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park near Port Angeles
This turn-of-the-century resort is located on the shore of Lake Crescent. Built in 1915, the lodge is full of historic charm and character. You can book a room in the lodge or one of the free-standing cabins on the resort grounds. In the warmer months, rent a kayak or paddleboard or take a dip in the lake. Great for a day trip or a weekend getaway, this retreat deserves a spot on your to-do list.
Rates: $150+ per night | Kayak and Paddle Boards from $45
Port Ludlow Inn in Port Ludlow
This picturesque inn is tucked beside Ludlow Bay. Rooms have fireplaces and jetted tubs, and the New England-inspired look of the resort makes you feel like you’re at a faraway beach. Enjoy meals at the Fireside Restaurant with changing offerings based on what’s in season from local farms. A perfect place for activities, Port Ludlow has biking trails, an 18-hole golf course, plus plenty of water activities. It’s a wonderful home base to explore more of the Olympic Peninsula.
Rates: $189+ per night | Golf: $23 + (9 & 18 hole options)
Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort near Port Angeles
Open April through October, this rustic cabin resort nestled in the evergreens offers a variety of lodging options. There are three mineral hot spring pools, a freshwater pool, and lovely walking trails throughout, including the famous Lovers Lane Loop. It takes you to beautiful Sol Duc Falls.
Rates: $240+ per night | National Park Fee Charged Separately
There are many other excellent places in our region for weekend getaways. If you live in our area and want to take a day trip this spring or summer, here are some day trip ideas. Know of another hotel or spa that you’d like to see us promote? Contact us through our Facebook page: Windermere Sound Living.