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Armstrong's Bird Nest

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Armstrong's Bird Nest

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Our waterfront apartment has majestic views of Alice Bay. Our private beach is a dynamic tidal flat with the water moving in & out twice daily - always changing. It is central to excellent Skagit Valley birding, scenery, tulips and out door adventure. Private cove for nature lovers; close to hip, historic Edison, restaurants, art galleries; central to Bellingham & Anacortes (30 min), Seattle & Vancouver, BC (90 min each), beautiful walks from your front door. You'll want to come back!


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM


37 Reviews

Rich User Profile
August 2018
This cozy, inviting space had great amenities, lovely location and kayaks were fun. Kitchen had everything we needed. Our gracious hosts provided valuable tips on things to see and do. Towns nearby (Elliot and La Conner) were nice, short trips. We highly recommend as a vacation …
Jerry User Profile
August 2018
Howard and Thais are very welcoming. The view is fantastic. Highly recommend for a wonderful stay.
Gloria User Profile
August 2018
Loved staying at Armstrong's Bird Nest. Close to great places to visit, ride bikes and take hikes. The hostess was outstanding. Beautiful view everywhere you looked. Loved it. The price was great.
Melinda User Profile
August 2018
This place is a wonderful and relaxing place to get away from the busyness of life and slow down and enjoy nature. We took a hike, used the kayaks provided, and watched the tides come in and go out. 3 days were not enough. The apartment was very clean with comfortable linens and…
Kristin User Profile
July 2018
This was a really good central location between Canada and Seattle. The kayaks were fun to use and the grounds around the house are amazing.
Warren User Profile
July 2018
If you reserve the Bird's Nest you are in for a treat. The Armstrong's are very kind hosts. Knowledgeable about the local area, bird enthusiasts, and welcoming. The apartment has two sliding doors facing south over the bay-one set in the great room, one in the bedroom. Just out…
Lynne And Gary User Profile
Lynne And Gary
July 2018
We stayed in Armstrong’s Bird Nest for 18 nights. It was so peaceful and beautiful watching the tide go in and out. The sunset colors were beautiful. Thais and Howard really care that you have a good experience in their piece of paradise. The accommodations are very comfortable…

Hosted by Thais

Samish Island, Washington, United StatesJoined in September 2016
Thais User Profile
40 Reviews
Thais is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am an artist and work for hospice training volunteers and facilitating support groups. My husband is a retired school teacher and was a competitive marathon runner & mountain climer. Howard and I are avid international birdwatchers. We have traveled the world looking for rar…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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