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Come Relax and Enjoy - Cozy Jamaica Beachside

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11-18)

This beautiful Beach house remodeled as of January 2016, come down for Mardi Gras or a family getaway. It’s conveniently located, 1 block from the beach, and a 70 Feet walk to Spa, Gym, Liquor Store, Bar, Valero and Laundry. House is well equipped with all amenities of home. Enjoy the beach view while you relax, listening to the sounds of the ocean. Have fun visiting Galveston’s attractions: Schliterban, Moody Gardens (Aquarium) for the kids or walk along the historic Strand and browse in the gift shops or indulge in the fine restaurants.

House has a great open floor plan with a retro look and a laid back vibe! The Property consists of a five bedroom and two and a half bath house (3 Bedroom/2 Bath upstairs and 2 Bedroom & 1/2 Bath Downstairs). The downstairs adds an additional 600 sq-ft (I do not rent this out to other people at the same time). The downstairs has a bedroom with a queen bed and a game room (pool table) that doubles as a bedroom which includes a sleeper sofa and a mini fridge. Upstairs sleeps 13 and downstairs sleeps 5. Check in 3:30 pm & Check out 11am. The blue chair in the downstairs bedroom converts into a pull out bed for a child (just like a pull out sofa). House has: an outdoor shower, washer and dryer, games, toys, books for kids, dishwasher, toaster, and blender for those mixed drinks. We offer clean quality linens and comforters, Cable TV in every room. 1 DVD Player. Free wireless on site. Large wrap around deck for lounging. I also own the vacant lot next door for extra land for kids to run around.

The property rents 2 ways: Entire house, prices are as listed or for smaller space rent the upstairs only at a reduced rate, this is only allowed up to 9 people.

Thank you and enjoy your stay!!

Please do not call after 9PM Central time as we have 2 children and do want to wake them up. Thank you for being considerate

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Donald

Meredith and I welcome you to our beach house! We met back packing in Switzerland and fell in love with each other and moved to the Heights in Houston. We then found our cozy beach town Jamaica Beach and bought and fell in love with the house. Have FUN!!

Donald purchased this house in 2009

Why Donald chose Galveston

Jamaica Beach is a premier location for vacations and to get away, yet close enough to Galveston.

What makes this house unique

Bring your friendly and well behaved pets!! However we do charge a small daily fee.


Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - toilet , outdoor shower , For coming back from the beach or taking a shower downstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Single on top & Double on bottom: Upstairs
    Bedroom 5(Gameroom) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The room with a pool table: Downstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Downstairs
  • Queen size Beds (4) 3 Upstairs and 1 Downstairs, Baby Cribs (1) Fold away portable crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 2 Upstairs and 1 Downstairs, Bunk Beds (1) Upstairs
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Galveston has tons to offer


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.632653 based on 49 reviews

A Most Awesome Trip

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as it was posted here on the website. Don was very helpful to make sure we knew everything we needed before our trip. He stayed in constant communication with me. The property was kept up, the rooms were kept clean, and I would definitely recommend this property to anyone who wanted to stay in Jamaica Beach. We were only 10 minutes away from the busy seawall, which was just enough to enjoy our uncrowded beach near the house. Our event held 15 people, which was just right for this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grate place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, would definitely stay again. The deck was big enough where we could lounge outside. Place had nice sheets and comforters. If you want to fish and hang out it’s a good place to go theres a big bait shop ¾ mile down the road. The owners sent us a travel list of stuff to bring, it helped us out. Place is spacious, I’ll be back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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This house was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a perfect location. We found that it was a very cozy place to stay. People around us were friendly. The amount of people we had fit perfectly. It had everything a large family needed. The rooms were spacious, the view was awesome, and it was very homey! It is located away from the busy sea wall. Knowing we could just walk about a block or so to the beach was great. Most of my famiy that came to stay have never been to Jamaica Beach or Galveston for that matter. I will definitely recommend this house for someone wanting space, quiet, and sounds of the ocean! Thank you Mr. Sorrells for a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway at Jamaica Beach!

  • 4 of 5

My family had a wonderfully fun and relaxing week at Jamaica Beach/Galveston in this spacious and inviting beach house. Easy access to the beach, plenty of room and storage space (pantry shelves). Large deck was perfect for relaxing in the evening sea-breezes and watching the pelicans fly in formation over the house. Heaven!

My only disappointment was with the over-all water pressure, especially in the outside shower - wasn't really enough to rinse off with...we used the nearby hose.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best vacation rental ever!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful beach house. It is within walking distance to the beach but still far enough away to be safe if traveling with young children. We have been renting this house for 6 years now and this is our favorite vacation spot. The house is always clean and has plenty of eminities to keep a family of 12-14 comfortable for an entire vacation.This will always be my favorite vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was amazing I loved the set up

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and most definetly will be back anyone looking to relax and enjoy theirself this is the place.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Buck's West
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Amtrak - Houston
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I 45
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nate’s West End Seafood & Steak
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
On the beach
Car: necessary

Jamaica Beach Texas


Rates & Availability

Jamaica Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 13 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 13 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 13 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30

Fall & Winter: The quote from the website is Upstairs Only.
Do to the way Homeaway and VRBO have their system we are unable to show the cost for downstairs.
Downstairs is available for 10 or more people and will be an extra fee.
When you call/email we will provide you the cost of downstairs. The downstairs maximum is an additional $95 a night but does become less the longer you stay.
Summer- may consider 3 or even 2 nights minimum stay based on availability in middle of the week, must call.
Holiday fee is an extra $55 a night but only added for under 3 night stay and over 3 nights no additional fee added except winter.
Pet fees depend on the size $12 to $18 per day, system does not allow a per day fee.
For all seasons there will be a $65 charge for cleaning for those renting for 2 nights.
Check in 3:30PM Check out 11AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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