Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in West Melbourne

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in West Melbourne. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and university setting. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around West Melbourne

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Andretti Thrill Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Brevard Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)

Seasonal weather in West Melbourne

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Melbourne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wickham Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around West Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Melbourne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 485 holiday lettings around West Melbourne. From 237 houses to 232 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Houses in West Melbourne?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 237 Houses in West Melbourne. Our other popular types of West Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 232 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 51 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 294 holiday homes with pool available in West Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.