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Beachside Apartment - Best View on the Spit

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Beautiful sunset viewed off the balcony.  Can you spot the 3 volcanoes on the horizon?
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Beautiful sunset viewed off the balcony.  Can you spot the 3 volcanoes on the horizon?
Brother and Sister - Mike and Melissa are your hosts at Bear & Otter's.  Come stay with us!
It's a double rainbow :-) Pic taken from the deck.There are glaciers back there behind the mist.
Ship from 'World's Deadliest Catch' heading out. Pic taken from window of oceanside room.
Otters hang out off the deck daily.  Orca's, Seals, Bald Eagles and the occasional Humpback too!
View of the front entrance.  The windows here are in the bedroom of the glacier view room.
View of the boardwalk from the beach.  You can see the 'Whale Vieweing Deck'.
Bottle wall and pantry shelves
Entryway. Full stove and kitchen on right, miniature
Bottlewalls over the shower allow beautiful colored light
living room
custom kitchen sink
Full bathroom with shower and a view
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Homer, Alaska
Located directly on the Spit. Gorgeous views of Kachemak bay and the surrounding glaciers. Orca, sea otter and wildlife viewing right from the 'Whale-Viewing Deck' (balcony). 2/1 Nightly rental located upstairs from Bear & Otter's Smoothie Shop. 4 in beds. Couch can sleep 2.
(Additional fee for more than 4 persons)

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The spit is a natural formation of land that was left behind when the glaciers receded and sticks out into Kachemak bay. There is water on both sides with volcanoes and glaciers on the horizon. We have the most beautiful sunsets and rainbows are common from the nearby ice field.

Located on Big Bear Boardwalk, with easy access to all of Homer's attractions. The ocean comes right under the boardwalk at high tide, so it is incredibly peaceful and relaxing here.

Walk to the boats in the morn...
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About the Owner, Melissa a
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2015
Overall rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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momeo1950
Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We spent 4 nights here. Never again.
An apartment should have someplace to sit down to eat besides the sofa in the combined living room/kitchen. or the floor, There were only 3 of us, so we were all able to sit on the sofa to eat meals.
Pots and pans were pathetic. Utensils, too.
I was never really sure that the bedding was clean. Dingy is the best word to describe the bed linens and towels, which were large but very thin.
Overpriced.

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Management response:

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay. We purchased 8 oversized organic cotton towels for the vacation rental, you are the first person to comment that they are too thin. It is important to me the linens and towels are of highest quality with an ethical consideration to the environment. I will look into this right...

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NickiWald...
Tustin, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This mini-apartment had a view that could not be beat. The balcony, one bedroom and the living room overlooked the ocean, and we could hear waves the entire day. The location felt remote but we were close enough to shops and restaurants such that we walked or rode bikes much of the time and only rented a taxi if we were going somewhere more distant. The beds were comfortable, and the bathroom was big enough that we didn't feel crowded. They provided a coffee maker, which was super convenient, especially since we brought our own coffee...for coffee drinkers, you know this is a big convenience and money saver.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Swingset
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Kings
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RM 975
US$250
RM 5,851
US$1,500
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: RM 780 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: RM 59 / stay - Fee
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: HOM: 6.4 km
Ferry: Seldovia Bay Ferry Port: 1.0 km
Parking is free and available in front of the boardwalk where the apartment is located. Car transportation is necessary to get around Homer, so a car is recommended but taxis are also plentiful. Guests have stayed here and easily used taxis to get around for their stay. For example, round trip to the grocery store is ~$40 by taxi. However, the Spit has all restaurants and shopping within walking distance if that is more your speed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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