Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of West Seattle

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West Seattle. Travellers especially like the skyscrapers, bird watching and boating in this scenic and cosmopolitan city. Pike Place Market and Nordstrom are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around West Seattle

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that West Seattle has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Camp Long (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • West Seattle Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in West Seattle

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Seattle

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what West Seattle has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, West Seattle is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camp Long (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Seattle Chinese Garden (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Alki Beach Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Belvedere Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Alki Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Seattle

Fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), which is 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away.

Where to stay near West Seattle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,535 holiday rentals near West Seattle. From 333 Houses to 991 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Seattle is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Seattle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Seattle:

  • Lower Queen Anne: 1,064 holiday homes
  • Belltown: 912 holiday homes
  • Seattle Waterfront: 853 holiday homes
  • First Hill: 801 holiday homes
  • North Beacon Hill: 71 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Seattle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in West Seattle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Duwamish Head: 2,379 holiday rentals
  • Schmitz Park: 2,651 holiday rentals
  • Hamilton Viewpoint Park: 2,499 holiday rentals
  • Seacrest Marina: 2,619 holiday rentals
  • Seacrest Park: 2,608 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Seattle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Seattle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 333 Houses in West Seattle. Our other popular types of West Seattle holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 991 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 44 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 44 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Seattle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 157 holiday homes with pool available in West Seattle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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