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Highlights Alki Beach

  • Museums
  • Beach park
  • Rent kayaks
  • Bike path
  • Farmer’s market
  • Sky view observatory

Best Vacation Rentals in Alki Beach

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Alki Beach, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 1496 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(73 reviews)
Come stay at our refurbished 1910 Beach Bungalow on Alki Point. It has all the modern amenities and comfort while maintaining its old world charm. Our master bedroom with new queen bed has a attached exercise changing room that can be used as a third bedroom, with a aero bed and linens. Our bungalow has a unique feature, the second bedroom with a queen bed and T.V. is downstairs. It has it's own seprate entrance along with a bathroom, sitting room and office area.This is perfect for two couples. Due to limited space there are no bathtubs in either of the bathrooms, showers only. Our bungalo...
from $203 / night
Alki Beach, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 560 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(41 reviews)
Welcome to Miramar - Spanish for 'view of the sea'.The apartment offers a full kitchen with stove, microwave, dishwasher, full sized refrigerator, coffeemaker and lots of counter top space. Very large living-dining room. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to make a quick breakfast or a gourmet meal. Enjoy amazing ocean views from the sofas.Quiet bedroom with walk-in closet.Bath with shower.Parking: lots of free street parking on the block. Never an issue.No shoes policy. No pets. No emotional support animals. High cleaning fines will be assessed.Service animals that have b...
from $178 / night
Alki Beach, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 893 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(59 reviews)
Excellent location for experiencing the best Seattle has to offer. Located 1/2 block from beautiful Alki Beach with spectacular views of Puget Sound, sunsets and the Olympic Mountains. Walk to a wide variety of restaurants, pubs and coffee shops. Miles of bicycle lanes and walking paths along water’s edge. Take 12 minute, year-round, King County Water Taxi to downtown Seattle Waterfront and Seahawk, Sounder and Mariner Stadiums. Near bus line, playground and parks. Across street from the Log Cabin Museum and birthplace of Seattle. Beach house. Cute, cozy, convenient, comfortable and clean. ...
from $203 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Alki Beach

$238for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$403 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Alki Beach

55%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
49% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Alki Beach

Seattle’s best beach

Alki Beach is a waterfront neighborhood in West Seattle with a beach, shops, restaurants, and historic attractions. The wide sandy shores of Alki Beach are situated just 25 minutes from downtown Seattle, offering the perfect escape from the bustling city. It’s an excellent place for families, couples, and groups of friends to come and relax, swim, sunbathe, and enjoy spectacular views of the Seattle skyline.

Finding your perfect vacation rental in Alki Beach

Enjoy your Alki Beach getaway with an idyllic vacation rental perfectly suited to your travel preferences. Alki Beach boasts a wide range of vacation rentals with something for every type of traveler. Opt for a luxurious oversized rental with sleek amenities, upscale furnishings, and serene views of the water. Couples can opt for smaller, 1-bedroom options just a stone’s throw away from the beach. Rentals with ocean and city skyline views are available. Vacation rentals in Alki Beach boast a modern design style with plenty of natural lighting and urban-chic decor. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Alki Beach

The area and getting around

Arriving in Alki Beach

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the closest airport to Alki Beach. It takes around 25 minutes to drive from the airport to Alki Beach. Public transportation, such as trams, buses, town cars, and shuttles are available to reach Alki Beach from the airport. If you prefer to have a private car during your stay, you can rent a car from the airport or in downtown Seattle. Rideshare apps are widely available for getting around in Seattle and Alki Beach.

Getting around Alki Beach

Alki Beach is a wonderfully walkable area, and it is best discovered on foot. The neighborhood is not very large and most of the attractions are just a short walk from each other. Uber, Lyft, and taxis are available if you don’t feel like walking or for reaching further attractions around the city. A water taxi is available to reach downtown Seattle from Alki Beach and vice versa.

Travelers and activities

Alki Beach for families

Families will find plenty of ways to keep busy in Alki Beach. When you’ve had your fill of swimming and sunbathing at the beach, head to the Seattle Selfie Museum where kids and adults alike can have a fun time exploring all the different themed displays where you can take fun and unique selfies. The quirky, well-decorated space even features a ball bit where kids can walk around. It’s just a 1-minute walk to the famous Gum Wall, so you can visit both attractions in one fell swoop!

Alki Beach for couples

Alki Beach is a peaceful and laid-back destination for couples to explore. Visit Waterfall Garden, a small hidden oasis in the middle of the city with no entrance fee. Enjoy the calm respite from the city in the zen atmosphere surrounded by stunning cascading waterfalls. One of the best ways to see Alki Beach is to see it from the water. Rent kayaks to explore the coastline around Alki Beach and to see spectacular views of the city skyline. Kayak rentals are available from a variety of rental shops near the beach.

The first white settlers to come to Seattle arrived in Alki Beach in November 1851 where they were greeted by Chief Seattle.

Top 5 travel tips in Alki Beach

1. Visit the Alki Point Lighthouse

The Alki Point Lighthouse is one Alki Beach’s most iconic structures. While reaching the lighthouse can be a bit of an adventure, it can be done. Otherwise, you can admire the lighthouse from the street and take some nice photos from a little bit of a distance.

2. Walk or bike along Alki Trail

The Alki Trail stretches for 5.5 miles along the north and eastern shore of West Seattle and offers spectacular views of the city skyline. The paved walkway offers the perfect opportunity to explore Alki Beach on foot (or by bicycle.) If you don’t have your own bicycle, don’t worry! There are plenty of kiosks and local bike rental shops offering daily and hourly rentals.

3. Stroll through the West Seattle Farmers Market

The West Seattle Farmers Market operates every Sunday and is a great way to experience the true, easy-going Seattle culture. The open air marketplace features a wide range of offerings from local farmers, food trucks, and live entertainment. Come browse the different stalls and kiosks, grab some fresh produce, and enjoy a delicious, fresh hot meal.

4. Go to the Sky View Observatory

The Sky View Observatory is a must for any visitor in Seattle. The observation center stands at over 900 feet tall and the 73rd-floor observatory boasts breathtaking views of downtown Seattle and the city skyline. There’s a café where you can enjoy great food, beer, and wine to go along with the views.

5. Spend the day at Alki Beach Park

Alki Beach Park is the crown jewel of Alki Beach. The 136-acre park boasts a beautiful sandy beachfront, swimmable waters, and great views of the city. Bring blankets, a cooler full of snacks, and sandcastle building tools. It’s the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon with your family or significant other.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Alki Beach

How much do the vacation rentals in Alki Beach cost on average?

Alki Beach is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $436 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Alki Beach?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to Alki Beach in March, April, or May, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $328, $343, and $393 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Alki Beach?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Alki Beach was December, with an average price of $507 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $505, and then July, with $493.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Alki Beach?

It is better to plan ahead in Alki Beach as only 12% of the properties are free throughout the year, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Alki Beach are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 43% of the total last year), February (23%), and March (15%).

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Alki Beach?

Holidu works with 2 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 70 properties we have in Alki Beach.

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