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Alki Beach

A sunny summer Saturday at Alki Beach might make you feel as if you’ve taken a wrong turn and ended up in Southern California by mistake. Sunbathers, volleyball players, in-line skaters, beach cruisers, cyclists, and joggers, not to mention the throngs of people just hanging out and enjoying the sand and scene, all contribute to an unmistakable California aura.   During the fall and winter months, when the crowds have dispersed,  Alki’s natural beauty reveals itself in solitude and peace.  

  • On Alki Avenue
  • Long Stretch of Alki Beach Sand
  • Alki Water Taxi
  • Alki Lighthouse
  • Harbor Seal on Alki
  • Sunset at the Alki Monument
  • Summer Beach Life on Alki
  • Statue of Liberty on Alki
  • Kayakers Off Alki Point
  • Whale Tail Park at Alki Beach
  • Walkway Along Alki Beach
  • Alki Beach Sand
  • View of Seattle At Night From Alki
  • Alki Statue of Liberty In Winter Storm
  • Orcas Off Alki Point
  • Kid Friendly Alki Beach At Sunset
  • The Anchor Alki Point
  • The Liberty Bath House At Alki Beach
  • Walking Along Alki Beach
  • Seattle Skyline From Alki

A four mile path runs the perimeter of Alki from Harbor Avenue to Alki Point.  Along the way, take in plenty of incomparable, postcard-perfect views of downtown Seattle, the Space Needle, Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, and the Olympics, not to mention all kinds of marine traffic including sailboats, container ships, ferries, kayaks, and cruise ships headed for Alaska. An occasional pod of orca whales can be spotted off the point, resident bald eagles are frequently spied overhead, and starfish cling to pilings and rocks at Seacrest Marina.  

Restaurants line the beach area and run the gamut from casual to gourmet. Spud Fish n Chips is a Seattle icon, and Pegasus Pizza and Cactus, right across from the beach, are established local favorites.   (My personal favorite?  Marination Ma Kai at Seacrest Pier, featuring Korean/Hawaiian fusion, on the patio, at dusk.)   On Mother’s Day, don’t even try to find parking around Salty’s on Alki as it will be packed with folks enjoying the best brunch in the city.  Craving an intimate, romantic experience?  Dine at tiny La Rustica, about a mile south of Alki Point on Beach Drive, and you will be transported in mind to the Italian coast.

Whether your preference is a luxurious condominium overlooking Puget Sound, a quaint, artistic bungalow or stucco tucked behind lush perennial gardens, or a fine courtyard townhome, you’ll smell the salt air and feel the ocean breezes in the coastal community of Alki. See you at the beach!

If you’d like to know more about Seattle's Alki Beach neighborhood or Beach Drive, or are ready to begin your real estate experience, contact me and I look forward to hearing from you!