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Kenai River Vacations

Naghe nduninyu! Welcome!
You are about to embark on the trip of a lifetime during your stay in the majestic beauty and nature of the
Kenai Peninsula

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Lodging options

Located at the heart of the Kenai Peninsula in the charming town of Soldotna, Alaska are four family-friendly, amenity-rich units that range between one-three bedrooms.  The convenient walking location allows travelers to easily walk to shops and cafes in central Soldotna. Guests can get up close to the world-famous Kenai River by a short-walk through gorgeous Soldotna Creek Park and appreciate the boardwalk and river views. Soldotna Creek Park is the hot-spot for fishing, perusing the Wednesday Market, listening to music in the park, or attending a summer concert series on the lawn. The convenient driving location can serve as a base camp to explore nearby towns of Homer, Cooper Landing, Seward and everything the Kenai Peninsula has to offer including hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, kayaking, foraging, etc. 

Kenai 3 bedroom
Kenai River Sanctuary 3 Bedroom

Spacious 3-bedroom, 1 bath can sleep up to 6 people comfortably. Well-stocked kitchen. Dishwasher. 63” smart-TV. Electric fireplace. 8 seat dining table. 5 cubic foot personal freezer. Private washer and dryer.

Kenai 1 bedroom
Kenai River Sanctuary 1 Bedroom

Cozy 1-bedroom, 1 bath can sleep up to 3 people comfortably. Well-stocked kitchen. 50” smart Tv. electric fireplace. 4 seat dining room table. Arctic entry way for waders and other gear. 5 cubic foot personal freezer. Private washer and dryer.

Unit 3

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Unit 4

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Getting Here and Getting Around

  • By Car: Soldotna is about a 2.5-hour drive from Anchorage, and about 1.5 hours from Homer. Here’s our road guide.
  • By Bus: The Alaska Bus Company offers service between Soldotna and Anchorage, Girdwood, Cooper Landing, and Homer during the summer.
  • By Air: Fly into the nearby Kenai Airport via Grant Aviation Ravn or Kenai Aviation.
  • Private Transfer: AK Tripping offers private transportation with an experienced local driver to and from Soldotna for groups of up to 4 in a comfortable Toyota Highlander.

Adventures on the Kenai

Kenai River Vacation Rentals is in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula and offers conveniently located, family-friendly comfort for your next Alaskan adventure. The Kenai Peninsula offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, so head outside and enjoy the natural beauty! Shekinah is very familiar with the Kenai Peninsula and will gladly assist you with suggestions for great tours and guides in the area.


Read our reviews

Beautiful House!

Beautiful house and great location in the middle of Soldotna. Within walking distance of the mall, river, and parks including Soldotna Creek Park, where there is always something going on. The owner has spent countless hours working to make your stay here as enjoyable as possible.

– A. Link

Great Accommodations!

Great Accommodations! Very homie! Easy access to fishing and RASPBERRIES!!

– A. Scott

Two Thumbs Up!

This summer will make the 3rd time that I’ve stayed here. Obviously I love the house. It’s so cozy! It’s on a BIG lot at the end of a dead end street and walking distance from town and the river. And then there’s the proprietor: so charming and laid back! 2 thumbs up!!!

– T. Bishop

Host with fish

About your host

As an Alaskan outdoors woman, Shekinah presents a unique opportunity to draw men and women to the back country of Alaska. Over the years she has learned to navigate the weather, environmental patterns, operate a boat, operate ATV’s and snowmobiles, fish, shoot, hike, and camp in many various environments across the Kenai Peninsula and wants every visitor’s adventure to always end with a happy ending so is ready to offer her advice to anyone. It is her love of the outdoors that inspires her to want to share Alaska with people of all walks of life from around the world and foster a love of nature for everyone.