Destination guide

The arty area of West Palm Beach awaits your stay

Take a holiday to West Palm Beach and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and theatre scene. This city's beaches, zoo and shopping draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as CityPlace and Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around West Palm Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Palm Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Rapids Water Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • West Palm Beach Municipal Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Playmobil Fun Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • John Prince Golf Learning Center (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)

Seasonal weather in West Palm Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in West Palm Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Palm Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jupiter Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Centennial Square and Fountain Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mid-Town Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lake Lytal Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mounts Botanical Garden (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Peanut Island Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around West Palm Beach

Fly into West Palm Beach, FL (PBI-Palm Beach Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Boca Raton, FL (BCT), which is 22.6 mi (36.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, West Palm Beach Station, Mangonia Park Station and Palm Beach Mangonia Park Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Palm Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,237 holiday lettings around West Palm Beach. From 406 flats & apartments to 548 houses, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in West Palm Beach?

Perhaps it's the dreamy ocean views, or maybe it's the opportunity to chill out from sunup to sundown. There's just something about a beach escape that appeals to one and all. HomeAway has 365 places to stay beside the beach. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has tons more options to browse through, including:

  • 172 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 123 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 116 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in West Palm Beach?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 436 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £26 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 313 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £18 per night.
  • Apartment: 99 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • Cottage: 44 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.

Can I stay in West Palm Beach in a large group?

Nothing compares to being reunited with old friends or spending a couple of weeks with your family in a sensational new place. And what's best, HomeAway has options to suit you. Currently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and we have 133 listed on our database. If you're travelling in a big group, the property options that will serve you well include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can sleep 6 of you? We have 568 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £38 per night.
  • After a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 220 that will serve you well. Prices start from £61 per night.
  • Travelling with 10 guests? We've got 76 holiday rentals that will meet your needs. Prices start from £111 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your grandma and all your pals to West Palm Beach.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in West Palm Beach?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Renew the connections with your nearest and dearest and secure a thrifty escape with HomeAway. The Fountains is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 6 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £69 a night, it isn't hard to see why. You'll find another 21 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Old Jupiter Beach Road. The average price here is £101 a night.

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