Well-being is on Everyone’s List this Year – Inspired Gift Ideas from San Juan Island

There are five activities which improve your well-being and mental health: giving, connecting, being active, learning something and being in moment. You know where you can easily, effortlessly and with so much fun experience all those things?  On gorgeous San Juan Island. Give someone you cherish a weekend getaway this year, or better yet get everyone together for a family reunion or a friend’s getaway. Let’s see how well-being pairs with inspired gifts from San Juan Island.

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Giving

Oh the savings and lodging certificates we here at the Bird Rock Hotel offer this time of the year! Check out our specials here and get a romantic weekend getaway for that cute couple on your list. Maybe the Marrowstone Suite with its private outdoor hot tub and gas fireplace, complete with champagne in the room and a massage at the Spa at Earthbox? Maybe that cute couple is you?

Connecting

Organize a small family reunion or girlfriend getaway after the holidays. San Juan Island is so affordable in winter and you can literally do everything there is to do in Friday Harbor on foot from our hotel. Our Bainbridge Suite is lovely for such an occasion. It has two bedrooms, a gas fire place in the living room and a two-person jetted tub to soak and chat in.

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San Juan Island, Washington
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Being Active

Did you know that San Juan Island sits in the Olympic rain shadow and enjoys roughly half as much rain as Seattle? Take those proverbial long walks on the beach, climb Mount Young, look for Orcas and check out the isle’s picturesque lighthouses at sunset.

Learning Something

We deeply love the many, diverse ways to learn something new on San Juan Island. Learn how cider and whiskey are made at San Juan Distillery. Find the most interesting facts about lavender and its uses at the learning center at the Pelindaba Lavender Farm. A visit to the Whale Museum across the street from us or to the Island’s Museum of Art and one of its fabulous family art days will enlighten as well as entertain.

 

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Friday Harbor Whale Museum
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Being in the Moment

Listen to the waves, breathe the crisp, salty air, focus your eyes on the Salish Sea and snow covered Mount Baker, hold a smooth stone in your hand and just be.

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San Juan Island, Washington
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