The Swallow's Nest is a 10-15 minute ferry boat ride from Seattle, Tacoma, or
the Olympic Peninsula. It affords travelers the opportunity to sojourn in a peaceful,
country retreat. Eight charming cottages in four separate locations are furnished
in a comfortable, warm, manner with plants, a rocking or arm chair, television, light
cooking facilities, books, magazines, and a supply of tea, cocoa and fresh coffee. Two of
the cottages have a magnificent view of Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound.
Two are adjacent to a lovely wooded area next to the
Island's premier golf course. Still another overlooks the scenic Burton Quartermaster
The community of Vashon offers a variety of activities for visitors. You may
enjoy kayaking, boating, fishing and swimming. The Island has many charming restaurants, a
movie theater, antique shops, art galleries, shops and parks.
Bicyclists will enjoy miles of paved roads and many outstanding views.
For sports enthusiasts, there is the Sportsmen's Club as well as hunting and fishing.
Golfers will find the Vashon Country Club course and it's annual tournaments a delight.
For the Comfort of all our Guests
We request that you do not smoke inside the cottages. Smoking
outside, or on the porches is acceptable.
Families with well behaved children are encouraged to use the
facilities. Let us know the size of your party at the time you make your reservation.
Pets, properly cared for, are welcomed in some cottages by prior arrangement.