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'Tropical Sundancer' 24 Ft Ocean Front Balcony 3 Pools & Hot Tub Too

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It's always a delight to dine on the balcony and watch the waves

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Maravilla condo description

From the moment you arrive at our lovely condo, “Galveston Tropical Sundancer at Maravilla”, you will be impressed by its charm. The beautiful floors, granite counter-tops and tropical furnishings all say, “Come in, relax and enjoy your vacation.'

The cool colors and a touch of whimsy, make this unit a relaxed atmosphere for you and your family to rent year after year. This is a true ocean front condo (one of only twelve at Maravilla) so you can relax on the 24 foot balcony and enjoy a breathtaking view with the ocean stretching out to the horizon. There is also a spotting telescope for a close-up view of the dolphins jumping or the fishing trawlers.

Watch the sunrise over the ocean every morning, either from the comfort of your king-size master bedroom, from the living room, or the big balcony withcomfortable patio furniture (a round table with four chairs for dining and two Adirondack chairs for relaxing).


The living/dining/eating area is open so it is easy to visit with family and friends. You’ll enjoy preparing meals, or reheating leftovers from our awesome Galveston restaurants, as you watch the ever changing waves of the Gulf. Or, if you wish, watch the large flat screen TV/DVD compete with cable and a collection of some of my favorite DVDs, currently over 30 from which to choose. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, glasses, including wine glasses and champagne flutes, a microwave, toaster, blender and even a crock pot as well as a variety of spices and condiments for your use.

The master suite awaits you with a king-size bed and a mirrored wall of closets. There is a second flat screen TV with cable so you can watch movies or keep up with the news. Your master suite also features an over sized tiled shower complete with multiple shower heads.

The second bedroom has a queen-size bed. We also have a TV in this bedroom only for the XBox 360 Arcade which we have provided for the kids - bring your games. There is a comfy sleeper sofa in the living room and a bunk area with two bunk beds.

Maravilla Resort Condominiums include 3 large resort-style pools (one with a swim around island and swim up bar area) surrounded by lush vegetation. In addition to the swimming pools there is a large secluded hot tub and a bubbling waterfall that cascades down to one of the pools.

In case you want to 'work' or 'surf the web' on your vacation, there is a broadband, high-speed internet connection in the office and exercise/weight room with floor to ceiling windows where you can watch the gentle waves of the Gulf as you exercise.

Your vacation paradise is close enough to downtown so you can experience all that Galveston has to offer - elegant restaurants, the historic district, shopping and the cruise ship docks, yet far enough away that you are not in 'tourist heaven'. You are within walking distance to the beach, miniature golf, a bungee jump, and some shopping.

Since you are on the near west end of the island, you are also close to Schlitterbahn Water Park, the award-winning Moody Gardens Golf Course, Scholes Airport, the Lone Star Flight museum, Moody Gardens and wonderful places to bird watch.

I look forward to sharing my vacation home with you. Please call or e-mail for more information and to learn more about my favorite places to visit while in Galveston.




Keywords: Condo, Gulf, Hot Tub, Pools, Ocean Front, Galveston, Maravilla, Large balcony

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • Elevator : 3 elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Well behaved pets invited for a $40 pet fee...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Ask to reserve a Pack and Play at no cost...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed on the balcony...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Roll-over and watch the Gulf from this bedroom....moreless

          • Bunk Area: 2 bunk bed

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            This bedroom features an X-box arcade for the children ...moreless

          • King Bed, Queen Bed, Full-size Bunk Beds and a Queen Sleeper Sofa. One portable child crib available on request....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            A table with seating for 4 inside and a table for 4 on the balcony...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Including icemaker...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Plenty of unassigned parking beneath the property. One parking permit supplies with rental...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Traditional fitness equipment as well as a ping pong table...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Quality sheets, bath linens and pool towels are provided...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            6 coin-operated washing machines on property...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            6 coin-operated clothes dryes on property...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Covered Parking
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • Shared Hot Tub:

            Our roomy hot tub is surrounded by plants...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Books
          • Ping Pong Table

          Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free WiFi is available in the main office and exercise room. You can purchase WiFi for use in your condo. ...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    24 foot long balcony facing the ocean includes round table with seating for 4 and two lounge chairs....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Gazebo

                  Location & View

                      • Oceanfront:

                        'Tropical Sundancer' is one of the 12 true ocean-front condos at Maravilla...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Walking
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Golf
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Cycling
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Boating
                      • Cinemas
                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Marina
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Shelling
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Churches
                      • Fishing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 16 - Sep 15, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $230 $310
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,700
                      Fall
                      Sep 16 - Nov 15, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $160 $210
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,100 $2,200
                      Winter
                      Nov 16 - Feb 15, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $140 $210
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,000 $2,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $40
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      There are no other fees when you rent directly from Larry and me, the owners. We include cleaning and booking fees in your total. You may purchase a parking pass from the main office for $10 (check, credit or debit card) which is good for your entire stay. Wrist bands for pool/hot tub use and the exercise/activity room will be distributed when you register your car.


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                      Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                      Location

                      43 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Houston Hobby (HOU)
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      To Bolivar Peninsula (free)
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-45
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      beach
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Next door at the Marriott
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Moody Gardens Golf
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Next door at the Marriott or Jimmy's on the Pier

                      Car: Recommended

                      Maravilla Condos are convenient to all the west end attractions including Moody Gardens, Schlitterbaun, Magic Carpet Golf, and west end beaches.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: I, Larry, purchased this condo in December 2009 after realizing how much fun I had in Galveston at Maravilla with my then fiance, Marilyn. Prior to meeting Marilyn I had visited Galveston several times - having a place of my own was just a distant thought. When I met Marilyn at Maravilla she owned one Maravilla condo - and then she purchased two more while we were dating. It seemed only inevitable that I finally joined the joy of being a full-fledged Maravilla condo owner. Marilyn and I were married in April, 2010 (at Maravilla of course. Managing the condo is a team effort. She's the one you will contact to arrange your stay. AND, when the condo is not booked - we get to enjoy MY condo with the awesome ocean view.

                      Why the Owner Chose Maravilla:
                      As a fisherman, I chose this condo because it has a full front ocean view. I enjoy watching the water as well as the fishing trawlers, shrimp boats and the dolphins. This is the perfect condo for people like me who find watching the waves totally mesmerizing.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      While at Maravilla there is easy access to all of downtown Galveston and other island events. We like to relax with a cocktail as the moon rises over the Gulf. In addition there are the two wonderful Galveston pools and the hot tub. I like to think of the ocean as our front door neighbor.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: spanish, english

                       

                      Photos

                      • It's always a delight to dine on the balcony and watch the waves

                        It's always a delight to dine on the balcony and watch the waves

                      • Spend some time on the balcony watching the waves.

                        Spend some time on the balcony watching the waves.

                      • This picture was taken from the balcony during the sailboat regatta

                        This picture was taken from the balcony during the sailboat regatta

                      • Roll over on your pillow and view the Gulf

                        Roll over on your pillow and view the Gulf

                      • The bunk area is ideal for children

                        The bunk area is ideal for children

                      • Lots of room in the living room for all.

                        Lots of room in the living room for all.

                      • Maravilla's beautiful Resort Pool with a swim-around island is close to the Gulf

                        Maravilla's beautiful Resort Pool with a swim-around island is close to the Gulf

                      • The East Pool at mid-day - note the picnic areas and BBQ.

                        The East Pool at mid-day - note the picnic areas and BBQ.

                      • Work out in our exercise room with floor to ceiling windows looking at the Gulf

                        Work out in our exercise room with floor to ceiling windows looking at the Gulf

                      • You will enjoy walking around the lovely grounds at Maravill

                        You will enjoy walking around the lovely grounds at Maravill

                      • Our center atrium has many tropical plants

                        Our center atrium has many tropical plants

                      • Maravilla is conveniently located at 9520 Seawall Blvd in Galveston.

                        Maravilla is conveniently located at 9520 Seawall Blvd in Galveston.

                      • Enjoy early morning coffee as you watch the sunrise on your private bacony

                        Enjoy early morning coffee as you watch the sunrise on your private bacony

                      • Yet another balcony view - this one mid-day

                        Yet another balcony view - this one mid-day

                      • Reax in your king size bed, watch the waves and walk to the balcony

                        Reax in your king size bed, watch the waves and walk to the balcony

                      • This bedroom has an X Box Arcade for the kids and a queen  bed.

                        This bedroom has an X Box Arcade for the kids and a queen bed.

                      • Updated kitchen with modern appliances - watch the waves while cooking.

                        Updated kitchen with modern appliances - watch the waves while cooking.

                      • Lots of counter space in the roomy bathroom.

                        Lots of counter space in the roomy bathroom.

                      • The East Pool - perfect for a private swim in the early evening.

                        The East Pool - perfect for a private swim in the early evening.

                      • The third pool, known as the Wading Pool is 3 feet deep and surrounded by plants

                        The third pool, known as the Wading Pool is 3 feet deep and surrounded by plants

                      • Our bubbling waterfall and brook lead to the Wading Pool.

                        Our bubbling waterfall and brook lead to the Wading Pool.

                      • Another view of the grounds.

                        Another view of the grounds.

                      • Looking out from the living room to the Gulf

                        Looking out from the living room to the Gulf

                      • Sit at the bar and enjoy an afternoon snack or a meal

                        Sit at the bar and enjoy an afternoon snack or a meal

                      VRBO #290167

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                      $140 - $310 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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