Resort Living ~ Pacific Northwest Style
Port Ludlow is home to 30+ miles of walking trails, a 300-slip marina, an 18-hole golf course. In addition, a truly unique farm-to-table restaurant located within the Inn.
There is plenty to do, just ask to join any one of our 100+ clubs. Clubs include bird watching, photography, walking/jogging, pickleball and a performing arts club. Spend your days on the water with your kayak or paddle board or meet your neighbors for a game of tennis. No matter what you decide to partake in you’ll feel great knowing that you have decided to call Port Ludlow home.
When you’re not busy exploring your new town you can also choose to discover the Olympic Peninsula. One of the greatest benefits to Port Ludlow living is the access to our surrounding small towns and national park.
Port Townsend is a 30 minute drive and full of specialty artisan shops, bakeries and restaurants. The Chimacum is 10 minutes away and boasts a variety of farm stands where you can pick up organic produce and grocery shop locally. The Kitsap Peninsula is located just over the Hood Canal Bridge. In Kitsap, you will find the historic town of Poulsbo with a movie theater, boutique shops and waterfront dining options.
Living in Port Ludlow is refreshing. It allows you the conveniences of modern day living while escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. It seems only fitting that the entrance to the town can be reached via “Paradise Bay Road.”
Visit www.PortLudlowResort.com for more area information.
Helpful Guides & Information About Life in Port Ludlow
Guide to Understanding the Openings and Closings of the Hood Canal Bridge
Guide to Understanding the Openings and Closings of the Hood Canal Bridge Thousands of vehicles cross the Hood Canal Bridge every day. The floating bridge that carries State Route 104 across the Hood Canal, connecting the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas, is the longest of its kind in a saltwater tidal basin and the third longest…read more
Guide to the Port Ludlow Maritime Community
Guide to the Port Ludlow Maritime Community One of the many reasons people decide to move to Port Ludlow is the maritime community. And, while you don’t have to have a boat to live here, you may soon discover that boating is rather infectious. With one of the best marinas in the Northwest, along with…read more
Guide to Emergency Plans in Port Ludlow
Guide to Emergency Plans in Port Ludlow Emergency preparedness is not only important for individuals and families, but for towns, cities and counties of all sizes. We live in a spectacularly beautiful place, so it’s hard to think about the potential for natural and manmade disaster, like earthquakes, tsunamis, fires, hazardous material spills and the…read more
Guide to the Art Community In and Around Port Ludlow
Art can bring people in any community together, and it can also provide a greater sense of place and attachment to a town. A survey of some 43,000 people in 43 cities across the nation discovered that two of the most important factors in choosing a new community in which to live are its art…read more
5 Reasons Port Ludlow is one of the Best Places to Live
Olympic Peninsula Rain Shadow Port Ludlow is located in the Olympic Peninsula Rain Shadow. Not sure what the Rain Shadow is? Simply put, it means that storms heading inland from the Pacific Ocean dump most of their moisture on or around the mountains, leaving a dry spot in North Puget Sound. Right where Port Ludlow is…read more
Guide to Commuting from Port Ludlow
Guide to Commuting from Port Ludlow Port Ludlow may be a small, rural community, allowing residents to truly immerse themselves in a higher quality of life surrounded by the beauty of nature, but doesn’t mean there is a lack of transportation options. Yes, there is that body of water known as the Puget Sound that…read more
Guide to Farm & Food Scene Near Port Ludlow
Living in Port Ludlow, we’re in the heart of one of the best farm and food scenes you’ll find anywhere. You can get your morning off to a great start by dining on a farm-to-table breakfast at the Fireside Restaurant, just minutes, or even steps from your front door. Mouth-watering dishes on the menu feature…read more
Guide to Downsizing in a Seller’s Market
Guide to Downsizing in a Seller’s Market Many consider owning a home to be one of the greatest accomplishments of their life, and while there is no place like the first, there may come a time where it feels right to downsize and move into a smaller abode that better suits your needs. If you’re…read more
Guide to Healthcare near Port Ludlow
Guide to Healthcare near Port Ludlow There are many things to consider when it comes to making a move to a new town, from taxes and real estate values, to recreational activities, climate and access to good health care. While healthcare facilities are important at any stage in life, they’re particularly relevant if you’re nearing…read more
Why Living by the Water Makes us Happy
“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” – Loren Eisley We have all had those moments near the water that feel absolutely magical. Whether that is on a boat or in a kayak, on a stand-up paddle board or swimming, or simply lounging on the beach –feelings of peace and…read more
The Benefits of Living in a Golfing Community
The Benefits of Living in a Golfing Community While Port Ludlow may best be known as a scenic waterside community, it’s also a top-notch golfing community, home to the championship 18-hole Port Ludlow Golf Course, designed by highly acclaimed golf course architect Robert Muir Graves. Golfing in Port Ludlow means you’ll be teeing off while…read more
Why Choose Westharbor Homes?
If you’re in the market for a brand-new home, a custom home, or a major remodel one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the builder. Choose well, and you’ll have a true partner on your side, bringing to life that dream home that you can enjoy for many years to come. Settling…read more
Bay Club, Port Ludlow, Washington
The Bay Club is Port Ludlow’s South Bay Community Association’s hub for member amenities, gathering place, and all around go-to resource for things to do in the community. The video below showcases the available spaces within the Bay Club for members to use, including the indoor pool and fitness rooms, card rooms, wood shop, and…read more
How to Successfully Downsize
Downsizing offers many benefits, financially and otherwise. People who are nearing retirement age often consider it for funding their lifestyle or to retire early. It may bring the opportunity to live-mortgage-free and reduce other living costs like utility bills in addition to providing a simpler life, with fewer personal belongings, less clutter and more spare…read more