Two bedroom apartment with the best view in Shishmaref, a 600-person Native Village on an island in the Chukchi Sea. The apartment is equipped with hot showers, wifi, cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen. The apartment can sleep up to six. During the winter months, January-May, visitors may arrange to travel to the Serpentine Hot Springs, 55 miles by snow machine from Shishmaref. The hot springs are the perfect place to relax and experience the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve- a true Alaskan Adventure.
Come stay and visit some of the best native artists in Alaska including:
- Whalebone, walrus and mastadon ivory carvers who make jewelry and statues, and vertebrae disc masks
- Seal and sea otter fur skin sewers, who make hats, slippers and other clothing items
The native artists' craft have been passed down through many generations. The variety of natural materials and whalebone around Shishmaref gives the local artists unique materials to work with compared to other areas of Alaska.
Dennis Sinnok, the apartment owner, also represents the native artists of the village, traveling throughout the state to sell their work. Contact him to inquire about the apartment availability, to meet native artists, and purchase their work, or to order custom artwork.