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Accommodations: Beach House - 'dolphindazegalveston' on web about 2000 square ft. interior w/about 2000 square ft. of decks and porches; like new construction, VERY CLEAN, designer furnishings – Sleeps 8/11; 2 Queen Bedrooms, top level Loft (3 twins/bunks) + Den Sleeper Sofa & Master Futon (full size bed); 2.5+ Baths + Outside Shower, Jacuzzi tub in Master & stand up shower with bench in Guest. All sleeping areas have a great water view!
'Dolphin Daze Galveston' is a well-appointed beach side get away; a “Destin”-Style HOUSE surrounded by a large lawn/play areas rising high above its surrounding Cul-De-Sac master-designed community (Pointe San Luis) on Galveston's PEACEFUL, NO DRIVE BEACH on the west end. The retreat is a short 35 mile drive from Houston and is positioned 'half way' (about 15 to 20 minutes) between Freeport & Galveston (city) - the location is the best the island has to offer - sport/wade fishing (2 minutes from San Luis Pass - walkable!), just moments from Shlitterbaun Water Park, Moody Gardens and Island night life. Dolphin Daze Galveston is priced to rent! No hotel can accommodate your group like Dolphin Daze and no price can compare!
Dolphin Daze - 4-STORIES w/ panoramic beach & bay views, Hardee siding (noise dampening), 2 newly decorated, private Queen bedrooms (master & guest - both equally nice!) w/ 2 full, private baths (master w/ Jacuzzi/whirlpool tub & guest bath w/ large tiled walk-in shower w/comfort bench); a full-sized futon in the master bedroom; a Queen sleeper sofa w/ a 1/2 bath in family room; & the 'Eagle's Nest' loft sleeps 3 (twin bunks). Accommodates 8/11 in beds. The hot/cold ground level shower (w/ privacy enclosure) makes after sun clean-up delightful. The “Eagle’s Nest” 4th floor loft offers the best 360 degree unobstructed beach & bay view on its sundeck to watch DOLPHINS frolic in the Gulf! This resort paradise is surrounded by a landscaped play yard, shady palms, a covered hammock/'nap area' & a relaxing swing. Listen to the waves, see migratory & rare birds & forget the big city - from the hammock on the ground floor to the Eagles Nest on the 4th level, you will be happy you selected Dolphin Daze Galveston!
Dolphin Daze Galveston is a COMPLETELY renovated resort home just a short walk to the beach (less than 75 yards) w/ unobstructed beach side location offering an open concept living area. EVERY room is complimented w/ either a sundeck or covered/porch, offering an airy, sunny resort feel. Dolphin Daze Galveston offers big screen cable TV, PS-3 games in the guest room and a diverse DVD/CD movie/music library. ALL WOOD or TILED FLOORING throughout (no 'sandy' carpet!), stereo, ceiling fans (in & out), tiled/granite bathroom countertops, COLD ACs & plantation shutters throughout for sun, sights & privacy! Walk-in closets w/built-in dressers, pantry space & a 'cook’s kitchen' w/ all new appliances, designer cabinets, granite countertops & more! Basic paper products provided.
Dolphin Daze has ALL NEW plush & comfy furniture, coordinated interior finishes, HIGH ceilings, ceramic tile down, wide wood plank flooring up, & an immaculately CLEAN look and feel. Dolphin Daze is like no other resort home on the beach! Send inquiries for availability today. This property fills its calendar fast! You will enjoy your Dolphin Daze stay, its unique character, style & relaxing warmth will make you want to return all year long!
Keywords: Galveston beach house, newly renovated, beach side, 360 views beach & bay, covered parking, porches all around, sundecks, large private yard, modern kitchen, jacuzzi tub, central ACs, quiet neighborhood, family friendly, club house & pool available, wood & tile floors throughout, comfortable new furnishings, designer finishes, clean & pretty, sport fishing near-by, 53 inch flat screen TV cable in family room & loft!
25 years - must provide color copy of valid driver's license to rent; no exceptions. Renter ID must match contract party; no house 'sharing'....moreless
Families prefered; but, please be aware of the fall danger due to the height of the house & easy access to decks & poarches - owner is not responsible in the event of injury or falls....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Strictly enforced; also, no illegal substance abuse; renter will forfit deposit & will be evicted on the spot....moreless
ONLY on case-by-case basis; ONLY well behaved, house trained, quiet animals (toy dogs less than 20 lbs. preferred); NO cats (sorry, owner allergic); pet fee of $100/animal applies. Owner must agree to animal prior to rental via contract. Rental of animal w/o owner's advanced approval in contract will subject tenant to forfeit security deposit....moreless
Master sleeps 4 comfortably! Great for kids on the futon!...moreless
Bedroom 2: 2 queen
Very nice with private shower and deck - secluded!...moreless
Loft + Den: 3 twin/ single
3rd Bedroom (Loft) is a unique sleeping area with 3 twins...moreless
Queen size Beds (3) 2 new in bedrooms - 1 roll out queen couch in living, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) very comfy futon 'sofa' in Master - sleeps 2 easily - 'slides' into full sized bed (great for kids/toddlers to be near Mom & Dad), Bunk Beds (3) 3 twins in loft - one is trundle...moreless
2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
Must see; large with glass brick window; granite counters...moreless
Windowed & pleasant; beautiful fixtures; tile off family rm...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, shower
Tile & granite w/ large shower w/ bench; updated fixtures...moreless
Plenty of clean-up baths to accommodate your family; off the beach in secluded shower with sky view; relax in hammock after clean-up! Or, relax in master suite with luxury genuine Jacuzzi tub & deep green countertops! Clean-up in guest with beautiful tile surround & take a load off on the expanded shower with bench. ...moreless
Semi-Private Access to Pedestrian-Only Beach (about 100 steps from the dune walk-over), broadest, safest, cleanest beach on the island, our beach is a 'NO DRIVE BEACH' that is patroled often. House offers 360-degree views of beach & bay, 5 decks, porches, lanais (off living & sleeping), secluded 'Eagle's Nest' loft (4th level) with private sundeck (4 foot solid enclosure for maximum privacy), 3rd outside (enclosed) shower. Beautifully decorated (but comfortable), all new furnishings, ceiling fans throughout, canned lighting with dimmers, lots of seating, music & TV stereo speaker, towering height (tallest in the area), minutes from world famous San Luis Pass & Freeport Fishing, minutes from Shlitterbaun water park, gourmet food & Galveston nightlife. Beach sea weed is routinely scraped and cleaned. Best beach on the island! Family friendly and safe....moreless
Small reading library; local interests and old favorites....moreless
30 yds from beach; Cul-d-sac street; unique home design allows for both beach and bay view! Sunrise and sunset views are beautiful. WE ARE A NO DRIVE BEACH! Kids are safe to play in the sand!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Great view with bar height chairs; also seating at granite-top breakfast bar overlooking cooking area....moreless
Just added!! I will provide the PW on check in. High speed - work from the beach or on any deck!...moreless
Iron & Board
high thread count - soft & new (all white linens & bath towels) - allotted for group size. ...moreless
Beautiful; furnished w/ soft leather sleeper sofa; 1/2 bath attached; 2 covered decks from living room level; quick walk to hammock; full sized (53') TV in optimal position to view w/ wall mount....moreless
Under kitchen deck; in drive and on access street as needed....moreless
Parking Off Street:
Available as needed. Beach parking for public on streets in subdivision. No driving on beach. No parking on grass. Use walkovers only to access beach. Wheelchair walkover nearby....moreless
across 3005 (walking distance); via under-the-road tunnel to the bay side - distance is about .2 of a mile (very nice bike ride!). Bring your beach chairs. A shower and BRs available. Nice pool; completely re-done after Ike....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$1,000
Mandatory Maid Service$200 + tax
Pet Fee$100 + tax
I require a stand alone rental agreement with booking; must be 25 to rent and provide color copy of valid driver's license.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Renters may make full use of the sub-division pool, showers & other ammenities; pool is short walk/bike ride (under tunnel) of Hwy 3005 (aka, Blue Water Highway) w/in the sub-division. Contact owner for gate code. Excellent dining nearby (try the Harbor Restaurant). Nick is the chef - excellent food. Also, near the famous Galveston Strand with its seasonal Mardi Gras & 'Dickens on the Strand'. Excellent shopping, unique arts, antiques! Sport fishing at its best; less than 2 miles from San Luis Pass, some of the best wade fishing in the U.S. - & 15 minutes from Freeport's sport fishing paradise!
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: Our property is personally owned & gently used by family from Houston, Tx. I'm in the environmental consulting business, enjoy art, decorating & our get-aways to the west end of Galveston. Happy to share our paradise with you - the best the island has to offer!
Why the Owner Chose San Luis: Our family is from Houston & we enjoy the short trip to the island for peacful get-aways! With air travel aggrivations & hotel stays not attractive to us, we enjoy the West End of Galveston island with its proximity to attractive nightlife, sport & wade fishing & gourmet dining. The west end offers safe, pretty & family oriented, relaxation time!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Dolphin Daze Galveston is a very unique construction that offers 4 stories & unobstructed views - the best on the island. Very peacful, quiet and romantic! Compare a hotel to our house for a family of 5 and you will find our pricing very agreeable & the resort experience much more enjoyable than a stuffy, overpriced hotel!