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SUMMER SALE!! Best Galveston Getaway!! Great Place to Relax and Fish

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den 3 Baths (Sleeps 8-10) 3rd full bath is in dwnstrs garage

Tiki Island Retreat is a great place to come for a weekend getaway, or a week-long vacation. This wonderful Retreat is definitely a cut above your typical beach house rental. It is lovely, beautifully decorated, very comfortable and spacious, and full of details! The furniture in the entire house is top notch, along with the lovely bedding and fully stocked Kitchen.

You can walk downstairs and go fishing or crabbing right off the pier. We have a great view on our upstairs deck. This is perfect for dining outside, and great for relaxing and unwinding.

We are located 21 miles from Kemah Boardwalk and Clear Lake. We are minutes from Galveston Island, and all the great fun.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Valerie

This was our parent's residence for many years; there have been many wonderful memories. Inside, we have all new furnishings with a seaside flair, with a feel of being on vacation in your own home. Lots of fishing, swimming,and great family fun!!! We hope you enjoy it too.

Valerie purchased this house in 1980

Why Valerie chose Tiki Island

This is an ideal weekend getaway or for a wonderful week-long vacation. Tiki Island is 17 minutes away from the beaches in Galveston and centrally located to the Strand for shopping and great restaurants, Schlitterbaun, Moody Gardens, The new Pleasure Pier, and much more.

What makes this house unique

Our house is right on Jones Bay. There's lots!! of fishing and crabbing downstairs. Swimming off the pier is great fun, and of course, accommodations for a boat or jet skis. We have a wonderful deck to view the water on Jones Bay, watching all the boating activities, and in the evening, watching the most breath taking sunsets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ok that is great. We had an awesome time at your place. The grandkids loved going out on the dock and fishing whenever they wanted. They caught several spotted trout. They also loved feeding the sea gulls. We took several trips to the beach and we had my daughters future in-laws over Friday for a Thanksgiving meal. They also enjoyed the dock and the place was big enough that we could all enjoy being together. Hope we didn't get to rowdy for the neighbors. They left by 10:00. Once again we couldn't have asked for a better place.
Nov 2015
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We are overlooking Jones Bay, where the fishing is fantastic!!! No homes in front of our great view.


Tiki Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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SUMMER SALE!! Best Galveston Getaway!! Great Place to Relax and Fish
average rating of 4.918919 based on 101 reviews

Very Relaxing and Comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing! Clean rooms with spacious living areas. Outstanding views and fishing! My family enjoyed every moment and was not ready to leave!! Can't wait to visit again!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Better than I imagined. The property and the view are spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

This is the ideal location and the owners are the most precious and wonderful people you'll ever meet!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful stay here. Valerie did a great job setting everything up and providing necessary instruction so that nothing no part of our stay could be left to question. The waterfront access is ideal for boaters and fisherman (we did both). The bay views are big!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bike Rally stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a really relaxing stay, we stayed for the Lone Star Bike Rally in November. I enjoyed the home more than I did the Rally b/c I caught plenty of fish every day, that was awesome!!! I caught Red fish, Whitting, Croaker, Sting Rays, & Crabs. Under water lighting was awesome, home was very clean, & the owner was excellent. I would recommend this home to anyone. Thanks Val!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that y'all had a great time. That's so awesome that you were able to catch so many fish!!
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Our Tiki Island Wedding

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I decided to get married at Tiki Island Chapel and we needed a place to stay for the weekend. We looked on VRBO and found the "Best Fall Vacation Getaway in Galveston." The house and accommodations were wonderful and Valerie was the perfect host!! The sunset views were beautiful from the living area and balcony. We were able to have our rehearsal dinner at the house and all commented on how wonderful the location, the house and views were. There was an abundance of indoor and outdoor space for relaxing and the house is perfect for any family gathering. Valerie made sure that we had everything we needed to make our wedding day special. We will definitely be renting Valerie's house again in the future. Best regards, Haydee and Gary

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The house is located right on the Bay with a great view and easy access to the boat ramp. The property is well-maintained, both inside and out. There was plenty of deck space to BBQ and fish, as well as sunbathe and relax. Valerie made sure we had all of the information necessary for check-in well in advance and made sure our experience exceeded expectations. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. We love our view from our deck, overlooking the bay, and are so excited to share it with others. I'm so glad you and your family had a fun and relaxing weekend getaway.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Service & Administrative $25
Cleaning fee $140
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

we are 7 minutes from the beach and the Strand. We are also 5 minutes from the Outlet Mall and the New Adventure Theme Park, that will be opening in a few months!

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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