Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Show moreless

We're sorry, the exact location of this region is not in our database, so we are instead showing you the location of the nearest city .

Map view

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Other areas nearby to Galveston:

Recent Galveston reviews

  • Nice get away!

    "Condo was great! Only issues were the elevator was not always working and the temperature in the hot tub at the main pool area was not very hot. We really enjoyed the quiet get away!"
    Guest: Lisa B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
    View listing
  • Winter Getaway in historic Galveston

    "I thoroughly enjoyed my winter vacation in Galveston, Texas. I was looking to rent a condo in an place where I could get out of the northern winter weather and be close to my brother who lives in Houston, Texas and invite my St. Louis friends to come down and do sightseeing and enjoy moderate temps. Plus, I love to walk 5-10 miles daily and walking along the beach, in the beautiful historic district and in the Strand fulfilled all those desires. I spent 5 weeks in Galveston (mid-Jan-mid Feb) and never did get bored nor did I run out of things to do. I even found a walking partner in the courtyard, as I vacationed by myself. Gisela was very attentive to my needs and any time I requested she quickly and happily took care of whatever I wanted. She is truly an interesting, caring and generous woman. The condo was clean and neat upon my arrival, well stocked with dishes and cooking supplies, towels, blankets, etc. What I loved the most was the large, beautiful patio for sitting out and enjoying having lunch and just basking in the sunshine. The view of the palm trees, pool, and ocean was just gorgeous. The kitchen was nice with stainless steel appliances and both bedrooms were complete with spacious closets for storage and nice furnishings. The living room was colorful, although small, I would suggest a more comfortable coach.... too soft for my taste. It had a nice entertainment unit and a gorgeous view of the patio with nice potted plants and the beautiful view of the grounds. I would definitely do another getaway winter in historic Galveston again and all my guests enjoyed the condo and their visit."
    Guest: Linda Natalie's mom Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
    View listing
  • Family Friendly Property

    "Our family enjoyed the spacious outdoor area and pool as well as the kitchen/dining area. The property manager was so professional and our kids loved the location on the bay. Plenty of room for families."
    Guest: Karla R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
    View listing
  • Best beach house in Galveston

    "We have been going to Galveston for years. This is by far one of the nicest, cleanest houses we have ever stayed in, and it is directly on the beach. This past trip we traveled with a group of adults and kids, and it never felt too crowded. It is bright and airy with an awesome deck for entertaining. It's the perfect vacation home for couples and/or families. We highly recommend it."
    Guest: Kendall L. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 22, 2014
    View listing

Galveston Travel Tips

Galveston, a Texas coastal city on an island just southeast of Houston, is an excellent vacation spot for families, history lovers and those looking for a little rest and relaxation on the beach.

Family Fun

Moody Gardens

This stronghold of education and family fun is a mainstay on any trip to Galveston. Its main attractions are three giant glass pyramids. A towering Aquarium Pyramid with exhibits related to geographic areas like the South Atlantic, which hosts a penguin encounter, and the Caribbean - home to thousands of vibrant tropical fish. Head to the Rainforest Pyramid to see funky-looking free-to-roam saki monkeys and macaws, or see special science exhibits at the Discovery Pyramid.

After you’ve soaked up plenty of knowledge, see a 4-D film at the Special FX Theater, immerse yourself in an interactive film at the Ridefilm Theater, or head outdoors to bask in the sun on the Palm Beach lazy river and water rides.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

The perfectly named Pleasure Pier is Galveston’s boardwalk, complete with rides, games and excellent dining options. Fearless big kids will love the Iron Shark roller coaster and Pirate’s Plunge, tiny tots will love the carousel and everyone can take part in old-fashioned carnival games. Head to Fish Tales or Bubba Gump’s for family-friendly dining.

Galveston Island State Park

This excellent 2000-acre state park is about a 25-minute drive from the city of Galveston. Come here to enjoy the quiet, sandy white beaches. Rare birds are frequent visitors here, because the Galveston Island is a unique, undeveloped barrier island habitat, so keep your eyes peeled for interesting species as you take a walk through on the salt marsh and prairie trails in the northern part of the park.

For the History Buff

Galveston is home to many excellent historical sites, several of which are located in the famous Strand Historic District, which encompasses the area between 20th and 25th streets near the harbor.

Historic Homes

Though the inside isn’t open to the public, if you’re an architecture buff, visit the brick mansion, Ashton Villa, located at the corner of 23rd and May Streets in the historic district and built in 1859. Take a tour of the lavish, castle-like Victorian mansion, Bishop’s Palace, built of stone and steel in 1892 and located on Broadway Street. You’ll also want to consider seeing the Samuel May Williams historic house, which was built in 1839 for its namesake and is the second-oldest home in Galveston

Ships, Trains and Planes

Galveston is also abundant in military and transportation history. Visit Sea Wolf Park at the very tip of Pelican Island to see two ships with military history: the Cavalla and USS Stewart. The Cavalla is a decorated WWII submarine that serves as memorial to the USS Seawolf, which sunk during WWII. The USS Stewart also served during WWII and is one of only three destroyer escorts in the world.

For an amazing experience, visit Pier 21 to take a ride on the fully-functioning tall ship Elissa, built in 1877.

You can also visit the Galveston Railroad Museum, located in the historic district at 25th and Strand streets. Kids are bound to love this excellent museum as well. Aside from some pretty cool locomotives, it features some fun statues sitting on old train station benches for a perfect photo opportunity. The Lone Star Flight Museum, adjacent to Galveston’s Scholes International Airport, is another great option with several impressive old planes both indoors and out.

Sponsored Advertisement