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Front Row Jamaica Beach 4BR/2.5, Pet-Friendly, Stunning Views!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

**NOTE: Special LAST MINUTE rate for the week of June 9-15, 2017.**

Come relax at 'Captain Jack's', beach FRONT home in gorgeous Jamaica Beach.

Incredible views from shaded home-level deck, as well as upstairs captain's deck. Steps to the beach. Spacious single-level home (roughly 2,000 square feet), with open floor plan, 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Downstairs, additional outdoor hot and cold shower and stall for cleaning up from the beach. Perfect for multiple families. Well-equipped kitchen.

TVs with cable and DVD players in most bedrooms and living room. Great 'kids' room with attached half-bath, 4 twin built-ins and TV with cable/DVD. Sleeps up to 14 people comfortably. Rental cost includes cleaning fees and linens.

PETS WELCOME!! with additional (nonrefundable) pet fee of $100 (under 30 lbs.) or $200 (30+ lbs.)

Terms and Conditions:

- Lease Agreement required

- 15% lodging tax added to listed rates

- Refundable security deposit of $400 required

- 1/2 amount due is required to reserve date.

- Full payment due 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age. Please note that we do not rent to prom groups.

NOTE: During 'peak season' (roughly May 15 to Sept 1) we rent weekly from Friday to Friday only.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Kristen

Captain Jack's is named after 'Captain Jack', the youngest member of a 3-family brood. He is rough, tough, and loves hugs and his house. (He also loves, at age 3, to color on his face with a blue Sharpie marker.)

Kristen purchased this house in 2008

Why Kristen chose Galveston

We chose this property because it is perfect for a multi-family getaway and we wanted to be ON THE BEACH, with an unobstructed view of the ocean. The location of Jamaica Beach is perfect - close enough to Galveston to easily access the amenities of a city, but far enough to enjoy the tranquility of a family beach setting.

What makes this house unique

Captain Jack's offers an ideal place to congregate in open-concept living spaces, as well as the privacy of large, quiet, separate bedrooms.


Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size Beds (2) Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

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Front Row Jamaica Beach 4BR/2.5, Pet-Friendly, Stunning Views!
average rating of 4.7105265 based on 38 reviews
Houston, TX

A Dream Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our first family reunion was a huge success at Capt. Jack's! Waking up every morning to the beachfront view was picture perfect, and the house provided great family gathering areas for our crew. We had such a wonderful, relaxing time at the house, we barely left to go into town for the entire week. Also, the owners were were great to work with. When we weren't lounging on the beach, we were absorbing the atmosphere from the shady, breezy deck. The kitchen was well appointed, the bedrooms were clean and quiet, and the zoned air conditioning rocked - giving us welcome relief from the heat. I would highly recommend this property!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first year at Captain Jack's and already looking forward to next year. Though a bit dated and needing a little TLC, the house is big, roomy, and very comfortable. Wonderful deck, both upper and lower, offered perfect views of the water. Easy access to the beach and liked that no cars are allowed on the beach during the weekend since we had active little ones in our group. Golf carts were still plentiful so caution was still a must. I would highly recommend Captain Jack's; we've been renting beach houses for our annual family vacations for many years and everyone in our group gave this vacation a 'best ever' rating!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frontenac, KS

Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

House was sooo roomy. This is the third home I've rented in Galveston, and by far the roomiest. We had 18 people at one point (aged 64 to 4), and everyone had a comfy spot to sleep. The kids room worked great to give the kids a place to hang out and watch tv/play games.

The beach was amazing and right out the door, and there were plenty of sand toys for the kiddos. The beach was a bit more populated than other spots we've rented, but not so bad we couldn't get our own space.

The deck was perfect. We spent a LOT of time out there enjoying life and conversation.

We really enjoyed this house..the kitchen had everything we needed. Some of the necessity items (paper towels, etc) had been left by previous guests, and we left a few things as well! We did have some issues locating all of the sheets and towels for the extra rooms, but we figured it out in the end.

Communication with the owner was easy, and we were fully informed about what we needed to know prior to arriving.

Definitely recommend this property!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We hope that you will stay at Captain Jack's again. Kristen
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Three in A Row

  • 5 of 5

Third year to stay at Captain Jack's. Our family loves this place as you can tell. Location is wonderful. This year was our best ever, no seaweed, perfect temps and weather. Linda is always so easy to work with and always gets right back with me if I have any problems or questions. We plan to continue this tradition as long as possible. We love sitting up top at night star gazing and having coffee on the covered deck in the mornings. I have made coffee drinkers out of most of our grandboys as they love sitting out early with us. Thanks for a fantastic vacation. See you next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have so enjoyed having your family as guests! Thank you so much for the lovely review. We hope to see you again next year! Kristen (and Linda)
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Steph N.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay on the beach. We loved everything about it. Perfect location and it was like being at your home away from home. We didn't want to leave and are already making plans to stay again next summer. Thank you to the owners for sharing your place with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at Captain Jack's and submitting such a sweet and positive review! We hope that you will choose our home for a future stay. Kristen
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Dallas, TX

right on the beach. great for families.

  • 4 of 5

This is a great beach house if you aren't into fancy and want immediate beach access! I brought my high school senior and several friends here for a graduation/birthday stay. The bedrooms held everyone well. The furniture is comfortable. The access cannot be beat! If I still had little kids, I would definately choose this place! My girls were thrilled. Easy to find, not too far from town. My only regret (hence 4 stars, not 5) is the petty annoyance (me being petty, not the owners) of having to import virtually every cooking and toiletry amenity. I would rather pay a small supply fee to have seasonings, cooking oil, plenty of paper towels and toilet paper, dishwashing detergent, foil, ziploc bags, charcoal and proper cleaning utensils on hand than either going without, buying all of them there or shlepping all of them from home in addition to all the food, clothing, etc. that you have to pack for a vacation. But that's just me. The last thing I want to do on vacation is grocery shop or run errands. The owners were very communicative. They told me in advance they'd supply some paper goods to get us started and that there might be some supplies left from previous tenants, but not to count on it. So, yes, they provided full disclosure. All in all, a very satisfactory place for what we needed. I would choose it again for this kind of group.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review! We are eager for ideas to make your stay better, and will certainly take your suggestions to heart. We hope you will stay at Captain Jack's again! Kristen
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Nearest Point of Interest
Horseback riding
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Water Grill

Very close to horseback riding, mini golf, great restaurants, souvenir shopping and more!


Rates & Availability

Jamaica Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 19 2017 - Aug 17 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Late Mid
Aug 18 2017 - Oct 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Late Low
Oct 31 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 15.0%

Holiday rates (Spring Break, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Christmas/New Years) are higher and require a 4-night minimum stay. Please contact us for details.

Minimum age for primary renter is 25. There is an additional 15% charge for taxes. Pet fee of $100/200 non-refundable.
Refundable security deposit of $400.00 per rental.

Once a reservation is made, a deposit of 1/2 of the rental amount is due within 7 business days. The remainder is due, plus a $400 damage deposit, 30 days prior to check-in. Payment must be made by U.S. bank personal check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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