whale watching san juan island

Posted on Jan. 20, 2020
Top 5 Things to do in Friday Harbor on your Girlfriend Getaway

Have you neglected your girlfriends over the holidays?. Now is the perfect time to rekindle those nurturing relationships and plan a fun weekend getaway to San Juan Island. We here at the Earthbox Inn & Spa are a great destination for reunions any time of the year. There are some added benefits to coming now though, namely:  great lodging specials, escaping for a few days to a place in the Olympic Rain Shadow, and having the restaurants, beaches and our pool to yourself. Here are our favorite things to do on a Girlfriend Getaway to San Juan Island:Read More »

Posted on Sep. 23, 2019
San Juan Safaris - Whale

Fall is my favorite season on San Juan Island. The warm days and crisp nights, the colors of the leaves turning, whale watching with San Juan Safaris and all the activities surrounding food, Fall and art the isle has to offer. Having German heritage, I’m also an Oktoberfest connoisseur and let me tell you, San Juan Island Brewing’s Oktoberfest on October 12, is an affair not to be missed. So come on up for an unforgettable Fall weekend getaway. Here is your itinerary:Read More »

Posted on Aug. 12, 2019
Packing Tips for your San Juan Island Getaway

Your San Juan Island escape, your first time to see Orcas, your romantic getaway or Summer family vacation is finally on the books. You’ve made your hotel, ferry and whale watching reservations. You’re planning one really fancy dinner. You’re checking the weather daily. The forecast keeps changing. What on earth are you going to pack?Read More »

Posted on Sep. 18, 2015
Kayaking on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is one of the best places in the world to watch killer whales in the wild. While most people go on whale watch boats or try to see the endangered giants from shore, meeting Orcas in a sea kayak is a true, once in a lifetime experience. Now, keep in mind, Orcas are wild animals and are on their own schedule, so no one can guarantee that you will see them (whether from land, motor boat or kayak), but if you happen to be one of the lucky humans seeing these spectacular beings on their own dimension can be a spiritual experience.Read More »