Destination guide

Travel to friendly West Lakes

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of West Lakes. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. AAMI Stadium and Adelaide Oval are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around West Lakes

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes West Lakes a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Semaphore Waterslide Complex (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • North Adelaide Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Carclew Youth Arts Center (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Adelaide Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • The Beachhouse (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)

Seasonal weather in West Lakes

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Lakes

West Lakes is famous for its panoramic lake views, breathtaking sunsets and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Lakes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Brighton Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Grange Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Henley Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Garden Island (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • West Beach (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)

Transportation options to and around West Lakes

Fly into Adelaide, SA (ADL), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around West Lakes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 684 holiday lettings near West Lakes. From 239 Houses to 308 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Lakes is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Lakes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Lakes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grange Golf Course: 831 holiday lettings
  • Glenelg Beach: 926 holiday lettings
  • Henley Beach: 857 holiday lettings
  • Adelaide Woodlands Park Station: 946 holiday lettings
  • Adelaide Entertainment Centre: 864 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in West Lakes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 239 Houses in West Lakes. Our other popular types of West Lakes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 308 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 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 Lakes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 95 holiday homes with pool available in West Lakes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.