History, elegance, and timeless fun
Roche Harbor is a world all its own. Sit on the expansive lawns and gaze out across the harbor, or take a walk on the extensive docks and marvel at the yachts. You can play bocce ball or tennis, take a bike aroud the grounds or nearby island roads, or stroll along the 10 miles of trails surrounding the resort property. Take a kayak tour of the harbor or book a whale-watching trip, shop in the boutiques or seasonal artist tents, or spend a rejuvinating afternoon at the spa. Roche Harbor is the kind of resort that invites you to slow down and apprecaite the simple life. Whether you stay at the historic Hotel de Haro, visit from your boat in one of the marina’s 377 slips, or spend an afternoon exploring the tiny village and its environs, Roche Harbor will capture your heart.
Taking in the View
The views from the yellow-brick road of old kiln-fired bricks, from the fragrant flowering arbor, or from a path above the town are the kind that
Step into history on a self-guided tour, which might start at the hotel, named for Spanish explorer Gonzalo López de Haro, perhaps the first European to discover the San Juan Islands. The building dates from
After this warm-up, you might explore some of the hiking trails around the Roche Harbor quarries and through the forestland around the resort. Or enjoy a swim in the only heated outdoor pool on the island. You can also sign up for kayak and whale-watching tours.
And then . . .
Treat yourself to the steam rooms, hydrotherapy, massage, or
From June to Labor Day, stroll through the artist kiosks in the village center to discover hand-made pieces by local artists. It’s a showcase of island talent, from watercolor, oil painting, and photography to jewelry, hand knits, and candies.
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