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.


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)

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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Seattle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 757 holiday lettings around West Seattle. From 205 houses to 435 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Seattle:

  • Downtown: 439 holiday homes
  • Eastlake: 29 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 68 holiday homes
  • Broadway: 312 holiday homes
  • Greenwood: 282 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 Seattle? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Seattle. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Schmitz Park: 1,943 holiday lettings
  • Seattle Center: 934 holiday lettings
  • Seattle Children's Theatre: 1,849 holiday lettings
  • Overlake Golf and Country Club: 1,805 holiday lettings
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village: 646 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Seattle listed on 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. offers 205 Houses in West Seattle. Our other popular types of West Seattle holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 435 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 350 self catering accommodations

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 116 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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