Noted for its detail perfect restoration, elegantly comfortable and spotless rooms, glorious setting and award winning breakfasts, Turtleback Farm Inn and the newer Orchard House offers a perfect spot for a memorable visit to breathtakingly beautiful Orcas Island. The Inn is centrally located in bucolic Crow Valley, six miles from the ferry landing and four miles from Eastsound, and close to Moran State park. Days are spent hiking, fishing, cycling, sailing, golfing, kayaking, whale watching, playing tennis, island hopping, browsing the many lovely shops, or just reading and relaxing by our pond or on the expansive deck. Dine at one of the many fine restaurants and enjoy a performance at the theater. The reputation of the Inn as a premier destination in the San Juan Islands has been firmly established. Chosen by the travel editor of the Los Angeles Times as one of the most romantic spots in the United States. More recently, Turtleback Farm Inn is one of "THE 1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE" both in The World edition and in the United States and Canada. Turtleback Farm Inn offers a sanctuary for the discriminating, gracious service, and a perfect location for a memorable vacation.
4.0 on April 04, 2015
The most striking part of a stay at Turtleback Farm Inn is the quiet. Except for the crickets and frogs and crows. Occasionally a bleating sheep. Otherwise, you can't imagine a more serene and uncomplicated stay anywhere. The elegant details -- silky bath salts, glowing wood floors, a warmth and charm that are the perfect blend of intimacy and pampering. We enjoyed the homemade granola, scrumptious salmon omelet, strong coffee -- all while basking in the sun in the dining room. Homemade bread spread with homemade jam. Nothing could be finer. We left rejuvenated and refreshed.
5 on September 17, 2012
We would definitely return to this charming B & B. we loved the meadow view room, loved the private porch, loved the breakfast, loved the location, even though a drive from town, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
5 on September 06, 2012
Beautiful place to visit
3.4 on August 29, 2012
We really enjoyed our stay on Orcas Island. The Turtleback Farm Inn was clean, the views spectacular, the hosts were sweet & very informative, and the breakfasts delicious. Our only complaint is that the old house had a water pressure pump that would activate (loudly) at various hours day/night. Maybe it was only loud in our room, but it was fairly distracting the first night. Once we knew what it was and to expect it, the second night was more relaxing.
5 on August 16, 2012
The host and hostess helped us with dinner plans, recreation plans and provided a fabulous healthy and delicious breakfast despite our many allergies. They did all this with good humor and good will. Our favorite place to stay! We love the orchard house!
5 on August 14, 2012
Rosemary and Jack
4.8 on August 08, 2012
Turtleback Inn far exceeded our expectations. Our room was beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean. The staff was friendly and helpful but not intrusive. Mac, the patio dog, was darling. And breakfast was the best meal we had on the Island.
4.8 on August 06, 2012
Gorgeous location, friendly and helpful staff, amazing natural environment. Very, very special place. I would return and would recommend to friends. The staff was accommodating of special dietary needs. We stayed in the Meadow View room for three nights in July.
4.4 on August 04, 2012
My sister and I stayed in the Garden Room late July 2012 for a friend's wedding. Samantha was helpful without being cloying; the food was delicious; the grounds breathtaking. Definitely a great place to stay on beautiful Orcas Island.
5 on July 30, 2012
Best inn! Must go here. Best in the San Juan Islands!
farm, Countryside, Island
Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 4 miles
Ride the Washington State ferry from Anacortes to Orcas Island or fly from Seattle to the Eastsound Airport. The Inn is 6 miles north/west of the ferry landing and 4 miles south of the airport and the village of Eastsound, the island's principal village.
Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services
Other, Country Inn
Board games, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wi-Fi
Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Ironing Board, Radio
Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, whale watching, scenic views, fittness/spa, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports
William and Susan Fletcher
Dogs , sheep, chickens
Bill, trained as a copper plate engraver, is a master craftsman enjoying design, woodworking and landscaping. All outdoor activities, fishing, camping, hiking fill any spare time. Susan is a creative and experienced chef, enjoys decorating and design, gardening, hiking and camping, and, most importantly their large family.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Turtleback Farm Inn Granola
Turtleback Farm Inn is famous for their thoughtfully created breakfasts. The third edition of their popular cookbook, filled with tasty recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, complete with island stories and cooking hints is available by calling the Inn @ (800) 376-4914