Alki Beach

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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Top 2% in Seattle About the TripExpert Score

7 expert recommendations


Condé Nast Traveler

West Seattle's sliver of sandy beach is as California as this city gets—with its volleyball courts; bikers and runners cruising down the park's path like they're in Venice. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

This 2½-mi stretch of sand has views of the Seattle skyline and the Olympic Mountains, and the beachfront promenade is especially popular. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Alki Beach has an entirely different feel from the rest of Seattle. Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

Preserved as a city park, the beach parallels a boardwalk frequented by walkers and joggers in almost any weather. Full review →


Not For Tourists

The closest Seattle gets to SoCal for two months a year. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Though located in the hard-to-reach West Seattle neighborhood, this stretch of sand fills with sunbathers and kite-flyers anytime the temperature breaks 70 degrees. Full review →



Seattle’s first European settlers established their homesteads at this scenic West Seattle spot 150 years ago Full review →

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