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Great places to eat!

Not much of a beach guy but there are a tone of great place to eat along the beach. Go in the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2012
Seattle, Washington
Loved this Beach!

We will there on July 4th - hoping to see fireworks - but saw, instead, a wild assortment of people... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2012
Hickory, North Carolina
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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-1817
+1 206-684-4075
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Reviewed 18 July 2012

The best part of this beach visit was Salty's restuarant which has an amazing view of Seattle. Hardly much of a beach at all.

Thank shekie
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Not much of a beach guy but there are a tone of great place to eat along the beach. Go in the summer and sit outside if possible. Great people watching to.

Thank JSE14902
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We will there on July 4th - hoping to see fireworks - but saw, instead, a wild assortment of people and dogs, young and old, all having a blast at the beach. The view of Seattle is gorgeous. The homes and the walk along the...More

Thank CWMitchell
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Great place to take the kids for the but there are a few things to plan for if it's you're first time 1. traffic is crazy 2.Parking is very scarce 3.There is very little shade at this beach and what there is goes early That...More

Thank susanandraina
Reviewed 11 July 2012

There were so many beach combers along Alki Beach on July 4th of 2012. There had been quite a wind/rain storm the day before, so the shoreline was full of treasures from the sea to be explored. Staff from the Aquarium were on hand to...More

Thank MommaHarris
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Anyone wishing to take pictures of the Seattle skyline, this is the place.

Thank SeattleTravelcrazy
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Take the water taxi across Elliott Bay to West Seattle, walk a mile or so down along the edge of the Bay and enjoy amazing views back toward the Seattle waterfront. Check out Lady Liberty across from the Alki Bakery.

Thank DDanaC
Reviewed 7 July 2012

If you have a car, this is a great way to get a full view of the Seattle skyline from the West. Very few of the old bungalows left and we were told the good bakery is gone, all in favor of new condo development....More

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Reviewed 6 July 2012

Walking trails along teh beack. You can inline skate and bike it too. A few cafes and shops along the route. Awesome views looking back at Seattle skyline!

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Oh how the traffic sucks on a sunny day. I think it's because Alki doesn't see that many sunny days and all the nerds living here want to get the last chance of sun for the year. Parking realllly sucks. Only one decent place to...More

Thank Egigik
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18 September 2018|
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Response from Alec D | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot drive or park on the beach
Rachel P
15 September 2018|
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Response from Dlisa206 | Reviewed this property |
The ferry dock is down near pioneer square so I’d take a bus to nearer the ferry terminal. Then hop in the ferry to West Seattle. Passengers only. D
Emma G
11 August 2018|
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Response from Dlisa206 | Reviewed this property |
Technically dogs aren’t allowed on any Seattle public beaches. In reality many people bring their dogs to the parks and beaches and if leashed aren’t tickets or a problem. I was recently with a dog owner walking on Alki. We... More