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 known for its shopping, restaurants and university setting. Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Melbourne a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around West Melbourne?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 426 vacation rentals near West Melbourne. From 157 Houses to 210 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Melbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Melbourne?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in West Melbourne:

  • Orlando Beach: 23 vacation rentals
  • Avon By The Sea: 192 vacation rentals
  • Sebastian Highlands: 60 vacation rentals
  • Floridana Beach: 32 vacation rentals
  • Indialantic By The Sea: 35 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Melbourne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Melbourne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier: 1,150 vacation rentals
  • East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame: 1,199 vacation rentals
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park: 649 vacation rentals
  • Space Coast Stadium: 1,268 vacation rentals
  • Cocoa Village: 1,152 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Melbourne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 157 Houses in West Melbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Melbourne include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 210 rentals available
  • Studios: 43 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 34 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 242 vacation rentals with pool available in West Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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