Raintree’s Sandcastle at Birch Bay

The Pacific Northwest is a lush, cool environment unlike anywhere else in the United States. Hikers and bikers will find themselves quietly separated from the civilized world as they journey deeper and deeper into a misty natural cathedral of towering hemlock trees, stress evaporating away like the dew off the leaf of a Western Sword Fern. Fishermen accustomed to modest battles with largemouth bass on southern lakes will find themselves pleasantly challenged by massive Pacific flounder and tenacious King Salmon.

Sandcastle at Birch Bay features one-, two- and three-bedroom condominiums. Amenities include a restaurant, pool, hot tub, and rooftop terrace. Each unit has a balcony with a view of either the bay or the golf course. This resort is perfect for nature lovers who want the easy elegance of upscale lodgings in a quiet, picturesque setting.

Birch Bay is close to Mt. Baker and the San Juan Islands. You can go on a Pacific sailing expedition, fish for flounder, or watch herons glide gracefully over the sweeping tide flats of the bay. Let Sandcastle at Birch Bay make your vacation a natural wonder.


The Sandcastle offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom condominiums, which can sleep up to six guests. Our rooms feature granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a comfortable pull-out sofa bed, an outdoor balcony with bay or golf course views, and more than one thousand square feet of living space. Plus flat screen TVs with DVD player, fireplace, and washer and dryer. The resort itself features a prime location on Birch Bay, with sweeping views of the bay and nearby beaches, heated outdoor pool and access to restaurants and bars.



Birch Bay and nearby Bellingham have an eclectic mix of restaurants with cuisine that spans the world, including local breweries, seafood restaurants and organic eateries. Shores, the Sandcastle's in-house restaurant, serves a variety of hearty dishes including fish and chips and chicken cordon bleu. Shores features a waterside deck and a fully-stocked bar that stays open until last call.


The Bay Café at Birch Bay has hot dogs, clam chowder, and an extensive catering menu that includes baked salmon, panini appetizers, prime rib, and breakfast selections, and the nearby "C" Shop Café is a nationally-acclaimed candy store with more than thirty different desserts from which to choose.


Birch Bay is a sleepy, quietly beautiful Pacific Northwestern hamlet located on the Strait of Georgia, about five miles south of the Canadian border. Along with the neighboring town of Blaine, Birch Bay has spent the past century as a fishing town first and a tourist destination second. Recently, however, visitors have been coming to Birch Bay with increasing frequency because of the natural attractions it offers.

This area is part of Puget Sound and has the warmest Pacific waters north of California, which make its bays and inlets an ideal environment for thousands of species of plant and animal life to thrive. During the daytime, temperatures in Birch Bay range from the mid-70s in the summer to the 30s and 40s in the winter. Nighttime on Puget Sound at any time of year will range from chilly to freezing.

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