Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in West Melbourne

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in West Melbourne. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and university setting. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around West Melbourne

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Andretti Thrill Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)

Seasonal weather in West Melbourne

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Melbourne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wickham Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around West Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

Where to stay around West Melbourne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 420 holiday lettings near West Melbourne. From 155 Houses to 211 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Melbourne is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Avon By The Sea: 194 holiday homes
  • Orlando Beach: 18 holiday homes
  • Crescent Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Ocean Side Village: 47 holiday homes
  • Indialantic By The Sea: 38 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame: 1,163 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Beach Pier: 1,115 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Village: 1,109 holiday lettings
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park: 645 holiday lettings
  • Lori Wilson Park: 1,197 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Melbourne 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 Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 155 Houses in West Melbourne. Our other popular types of West Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 211 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 33 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 241 holiday homes with pool available in West Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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