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Alki Beach

1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-1817
+1 206-684-4075
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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” (81 reviews)
“nice beach” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-1817
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+1 206-684-4075
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1 - 10 of 712 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Worth the drive. If in downtown, take the water taxi! Great restaurants and beachfront walks for the family. The 'beach' is quite rocky, so be prepared for that.

Thank Alicia T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Alki is really our only "beach" and it's worth a trip. You can take the passenger ferry over from downtown and it will drop you on the south end of the beach. at that point you can get a cab or Uber to the main...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to look for seagrass at a beach that is closer to Seattle than Port Townsend, go here. Nice little town to wander around in and the beach is very clean.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful area! We actually went back again to spend sometime here. Food is great around the area. The beach was perfect, pack a picnic and enjoy. Also just around the other side are some great tide pools to explore!

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun in the sun!!! Great View, nice beach and great restaurants! always a destination for summer fun. Great nighttime bonfires

Thank Vickie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach town with lots of historic memorabilia, including a miniature Statue of Liberty welcoming left coast immigrants.

Thank barb13579
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching the ferries go along while the sunset is going down could not be the perfect event. The beach has a wonderful boardwalk to wander a long. Families enjoy the sun and water. Everyone is so kind. A family member of mine lives above one...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times and I have always enjoyed the views from anywhere alone this drive. .....kkk

Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago

take the water taxi from pike place area. the beach is nothing special compared to costa rica, san diego, the big island. it does provide a venue for walking barefoot. views are good. couple restaurants at far end of beach away from water taxi landing...More

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alki Beach is very nice beach, long and white sand beach right in the city of Seattle. You can find most of activities there like biking, kayaking, beach volleyball, night fire and walking. There are also many restaurant on the street in front of the...More

1  Thank chiallasiatravel
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Irasema M
4 July 2017|
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Response from Sherryl D | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure
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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.
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Silvemi
17 October 2016|
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Response from Alec D | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of pubs/bars that you could try, as well as Cactus & Salty's
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