Port Ludlow is a Master Planned Community located just across the Hood Canal Bridge on Washington's spectacular Olympic Peninsula. This is the ideal retirement location loaded with recreational options for every lifestyle. Some of the many activities available in this beautiful community are boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking and golf. Golf is a year-round activity on Port Ludlow's 27-hole championship golf course and boating is supported with a full service Marina. The climate in Port Ludlow is moderate thanks to the influence of the water temperature of Puget Sound and the "rain-shadow effect" of the Olympic Mountains. Port Ludlow averages 200 days of sunshine per year and average summer temperatures are 70 in the daytime and 50 at night. Average rainfall is 22" to 27" per year where Seattle receives 40" or more of rain per year. Winters are seldom below freezing, with only a few light snowfalls each year. Come visit I would love to show you our wonderful community!!
Port Ludlow Golf Course was designed by Robert Muir Graves and comprises of three stunning 9s; Tide, Timber, and Trail. The course winds through tall evergreens, ponds and streams providing plenty of challenge and variety, with no two holes exactly the same. You can play this challenging course while enjoying magnificent views of Puget Sound, the Cascades, and Olympic Mountains.
Port Ludlow is one of eight courses in Washington with the designation of Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. During a round of golf you will likely spot wildlife and may even need to allow an occasional deer or raccoon to play through!
If you love the game of golf, you will love this course for the challenge, the beauty, and the scenery!
The Port Ludlow Marina has over 300 slips for both permanent and guest boaters plus side ties for boats up to 200 feet. Marina services include fresh water, free showers for overnight guests, shore power of 30 and 50 amps, a fuel dock, a pump-out and a marina store with gifts, groceries, beer, wine and espresso, kayak, boat and bicycle rentals.
Port Ludlow provides many local hiking opportunities within the planned community from short easy trails to longer more challenging hikes. Click on the following links for more information on the local trails in the community:
The Olympic Peninsula offers many trail options for the amateur or experienced hiker to enjoy providing 200 miles of trails in the Olympic National Forest, several Washington State Parks, Dungeness Spit National Wildlife Refuge, Mount Walker and more. Click on the links below for more detailed information: