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Alki Beach

1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-1817
+1 206-684-4075
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Not bad for Seattle standards

If you like white sand beaches or turquoise blue waters, then it is not your beach. There are a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pearland, Texas
Great for a day visit

We enjoy a stroll on the beach and picnic lunch. You can use a fire pit if you wish along with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hansville, Washington
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Beach made famous in a scene from the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" where Tom Hanks flies a kite with his son.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“west seattle” (89 reviews)
“nice beach” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-1817
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like white sand beaches or turquoise blue waters, then it is not your beach. There are a lots of restaurants near the beach and there is ample free parking

Thank ravifour
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy a stroll on the beach and picnic lunch. You can use a fire pit if you wish along with picnic tables.

Thank jwalker6767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked and took in the sunset behind the Olympic mountains in one direction and watched the changing colors of the Cityscape Skyline in the other direction. It was spectacular. What a wonderful find. Parking was free yet limited in this crowded area. There is...More

Thank rusky1415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family rented a house for a week just above the beach & loved it. It is flat with walking tails & fire pits to have fires on the beach. There are many small restaurants & shops. You can also catch a water taxi to...More

1  Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brits - cdon't dorry - "Alki" is the native workd for "good fortune" and there are no drunks in sight. A smooth walkway/cycle/skate path runs along the front, passing numerous refreshment stops for this area which sits on the north end of West Seattle island....More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in this area on beach road. It is a great area but still easy to get to downtown by water Taxi. Pleasant walk along the beach, some nice restaurants and a place to just relax.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On nicer days, we like to park by Salty's (easy and free on the street) and then walk along the park(s) to the sandy Alki beach. Easy walk - no hills. Fish & chips from Spud are tasty, and if you get your food to...More

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the water taxi across to West Seattle then the free shuttle bus to Alki Beach. We went to see the lighthous, although it was closed, then had a walk along the beach. It was a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Thank EileenStewart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice beach with lots of restaurants. There are activities that some cost and others don't. It is a lovely place to just walk. Parking is an issue.

Thank Drjack183
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Alki, West Seattle, is a wonderful place to get a view of puget sound or play. In the summertime, you will numerous volley ball nets along the beach. You will also see roller blades, skate boards and bicycles. There are also wonderful restaurants with excellent...More

Thank allysonh99
Nearby Restaurants
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.47 km away
Pegasus Pizza
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.35 km away
La Rustica
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1.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Alki Point Lighthouse
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1.02 km away
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.44 km away
Wheel Fun Rentals
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.09 km away
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Lee M | Reviewed this property |
Water taxi from Pier 50 or an Uber for $12.00 Water Taxi is great and very inexpensive.
Irasema M
4 July 2017|
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Response from Sherryl D | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure
27 March 2017|
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Response from Monica N | Reviewed this property |
My boyfriend and I have walked our dogs randomly around midnight. We saw quite a bit of people walking around. But like anywhere I would watch for safety. When it gets warmer I expect there will be even more traffic.