A remote retreat nestled in a placid bay across Kachemak Bay from downtown Homer, Tutka Bay Lodge is justly considered one of the top wilderness lodges in the world. 

The Atmosphere

Operated by renowned chef Kirstin Dixon and her family, Tutka Bay is a luxurious experience with attention to the bounty of Alaska’s seas, shorelines, and mountainsides. Listen to humpback whales blowing in the distance as you relax with a glass of wine on the expansive deck, and snuggle up in cozy comforters at night after a busy day of exploring. Whether out in Tutka Bay in a sea kayak, exploring with a pair of binoculars, or tidepooling; this is a place to slow down and soak in the glory of nature. Don’t miss a flight across to the Katmai Peninsula, landing on a remote beach to watch coastal brown bears graze along the shoreline and in sedge grass fields.

Your Room

Sink into comfortable beds each night as you unwind after a day spent hiking, kayaking, or beachcombing. Tutka Bay Lodge rooms feature private baths and sitting areas, all within access to the main lodge house and surrounding property. The views are included as well!

Food and Drink

Tutka Bay Lodge’s ownership means unique opportunities to explore Alaska’s culinary landscape with Kirstin Dixon. Enjoy appetizers and wine each evening; learn about the meats, seafood, and agricultural bounty at each meal; and take an opportunity to engage directly with all of the above at a daily “cooking school” hosted by Dixon.

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