Alaska's Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge in Kachemak Bay
Alaska Reality in a private, beachfront, family run lodge and year-round home serving couples, families, and
groups, and offering the entire lodge to private parties of 6 or more.
Seen on The Discovery Channel, ESPN, The Travel
Channel, and in "E" The Environmental Magazine.
Due to the Corona Virus pandemic, Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge has shut down due to the risk of spreading the Corona Virus. When Covid is under control and there is a viable vaccine we will reopen accepting private parties of no more than 4 at any given time for a total of 3 or more nights. Check back for updates from time to time. We wish everyone the best of health and happiness.
Where the Mountains meet the Sea in beautiful
Kachemak Bay State Park, across the Bay from Homer, Alaska
"One of North America's top ten Eco Resorts"
- Natural Home magazine
One of Forbes Traveler's 10 best green hotels
Hosting visitors to Kachemak Bay State Park and Homer, Alaska since 1981 with many an unsolicited award and commendation. In fact, we've never had any reason to pursue any sort of commendation. They've always just come to us from anonymous sources. That's the real plus of visiting a lodge with a long and admired history of service and accommodation. We are no newcomers to this business and the reward to you is our continued (and proven) high standard of customer service, good times, and positive lifetime memories.
beautiful Wilderness Lodge and year-round home is the definitive Alaska reality. Located on a privately owned,
remote beach inside Alaska's Kachemak Bay State Park, midway between the
villages of Seldovia and Halibut Cove, and only 10 miles by boat from
Homer, Alaska, the “Bear Viewing Capital of the World.” (and also the
gateway town for the Kenai Fjords National Park, Lake Clark National
Park, and Katmai National Park.) Sadie Cove is everything you have dreamed of and more.
Custom built in the mid 1970's from driftwood that was milled by hand,
piece by piece, into lumber by owner/artist Keith Iverson and accessible
only by boat, float plane, or helicopter, Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge
offers the visitor a unique opportunity to participate in Alaska's
wilderness lifestyle in a genuine, year-round, Alaskan home and lodge.
It has been said by many guests of Sadie Cove Lodge that few places on
earth can match the natural, untouched wilderness setting and natural
ecology of Sadie Cove. Built as a year-round home in 1973 and
established as a full-fledged beachfront / ancient forest / ecologically
conscious lodge in 1981, owners Keith and Randi Iverson invite you to
celebrate over 4 decades of residency and nearly 4 decades of full-service lodgings
The early Alaskans camped here seasonally to make stone
tools and gather berries, clams, mussels, seals, and sea birds for their
subsistence. This historic link was recognized by anthropologists who
explored the bay in the 1940's searching for the middens and the cave
paintings that are on what is now the lodge property. Today, to retain
it's peaceful atmosphere, Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge serves a small
number of overnight guests only. Additional patrons are never brought in
for meals, equipment rentals, the lodge's signature tours, or sales
of any kind. With a small guest capacity and a non-commercial, homey
atmosphere, you will have the time and space to feel comfortable and
form new friendships. At Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge you can surround
yourself in wilderness, not tourists.
The Lodge is run completely on a
non-polluting, alternative energy system of wind and hydro power which
supply the entire grounds with energy to spare. The crystal clear
mountain spring water is the purest on earth and may well be the most
delicious, well oxygenated, and freshest natural water you have ever had
the opportunity to drink.
between the dramatic vertical peaks of Sadie fjord are a variety of
accommodations in private, hand-crafted cabins - a log cabin sauna and
bath house looking over a rushing creek; five private guest cabins, a
family entertainment lounge, a relaxing dining hall with
a beautiful view of Sadie Cove, and an Alaskan sized fire pit.
Surrounding the Lodge are several trails and seacoast walks. There is a
fleet of sea kayaks for you to explore the ocean waters with and at low
tide you can see starfish, sea anemones, shells, and a tremendous
variety of sea life from your kayak or by simply walking the
beaches. The lodge staff will introduce you to sea otters, bald eagles,
seals, whales, harbor porpoise, tiny eels, bears, mountain goats, and
Alaska's unique birdlife and ancient forests.
The atmosphere is laid back, peaceful, and extraordinarily
different from the buzz of everyday life - a great place for a wedding,
a honeymoon, a holiday, a family reunion, or a long-needed rest.
Bald eagle chicks snug in their nest
Activities include bear viewing, whale watching, eco-tours, beachcombing, hiking secret nature trails for use of lodge guests only, wildlife photography, sea kayaking, glacier kayaking, river rafting, clamming, fishing, touring the neighboring villages of Seldovia and Halibut Cove, glacier touring, flightseeing, beach fires, saunas, or just relaxing in the hammock with a good book. Sea kayaks and shore-fishing gear are provided to guests at no extra charge. Full of character in every aspect, Sadie Cove is unique, personal, fun, adventurous, and positively memorable.
Through the years, Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge has attracted
artists, writers, ecologists, conservationists, adventurers, and
peace-seekers alike yearning to experience the beauty, friendship,
service, and tranquility that can be found at this very special
Come join our adventure!
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Recommended by "E" The Environmental Magazine,
Forbes, Conde Nast Traveler, Away.com, Small and Elegant Hotels,
Uncharted Outposts, Earthfoot, Adventure Quest, Green Hotels,
Luxury Travel Magazine, Natural Home Magazine, and benchmarked
by Greeen Globe in 2006.
Let's take a walk around the lodge
Green Star Award
for waste reduction and
pollution prevention efforts.
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Alaska's Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge
Inside Kachemak Bay State Park
Box 2265, Homer, Alaska 99603
907-235-2350 (within Alaska)
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