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'Tropical Sundancer' 24 Ft Ocean Front Balcony 3 Pools & Hot Tub Too

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Dine on your private patio and watch the waves

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

From the moment you arrive at our lovely condo, “Galveston Tropical Sundancer at Maravilla”, you will be impressed by its charm. The beautiful floors, granite counter-tops and tropical furnishings all say, “Come in, relax and enjoy your vacation.'

The cool colors and a touch of whimsy, make this unit a relaxed atmosphere for you and your family to rent year after year. This is a true ocean front condo (one of only twelve at Maravilla) so you can relax on the 24 foot balcony and enjoy a breathtaking view with the ocean stretching out to the horizon. We provide binoculars for a close-up view of the dolphins jumping or the fishing trawlers.

Watch the sunrise over the ocean every morning, either from the comfort of your king-size master bedroom, from the living room, or the big balcony with comfortable patio furniture (a round table with four chairs for dining, a cushioned bench and even a coffee table) for your beverages of snacks as you relax and watch the waves.


The living/dining/eating area is open so it is easy to visit with family and friends. You’ll enjoy preparing meals, or reheating leftovers from our awesome Galveston restaurants, as you watch the ever changing waves of the Gulf. Or, if you wish, watch the large (50 inches) flat screen TV/DVD compete with cable and a collection of some of my favorite DVDs, currently over 30 from which to choose. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, glasses, including wine glasses and champagne flutes, a microwave, toaster, blender and even a crock pot as well as a variety of spices and condiments for your use.

The master suite awaits you with a king-size bed and a mirrored wall of closets. There is a second flat screen TV with cable so you can watch movies or keep up with the news. Your master suite also features an over sized tiled shower.

The second bedroom has a queen-size bed. We also have a flatscreen in this bedroom. There is a comfy queen sleeper sofa in the living room and a bunk area with two bunk beds.

Maravilla Resort Condominiums include 3 large resort-style pools (one with a swim around island and swim up bar area) surrounded by lush vegetation. In addition to the swimming pools there is a large secluded hot tub and a bubbling waterfall that cascades down to one of the pools which has a sloped entrance so convenient for the young ones. The East pool is heated in the cooler months and has shade in the summer.

In case you want to 'work' or 'surf the web' on your vacation, there is a broadband, high-speed internet connection in our condo, the office and the exercise/weight room with floor to ceiling windows where you can watch the gentle waves of the Gulf as you exercise.

Your vacation paradise is close enough to downtown so you can experience all that Galveston has to offer - elegant restaurants, the historic district, shopping and the cruise ship docks, yet far enough away that you are not in 'tourist heaven'. You are within walking distance to the beach, a fishing pier, miniature golf, a bungee jump, a Starbucks, and some shopping.

Since you are on the near west end of the island, you are also close to Schlitterbahn Water Park, the award-winning Moody Gardens Golf Course, Scholes Airport, the Lone Star Flight museum, Moody Gardens, Galveston Fishing Pier and wonderful places to bird watch.

I look forward to sharing my vacation home with you. Please call or e-mail for more information and to learn more about my favorite places to visit while in Galveston.




Keywords: Condo, Gulf, Hot Tub, Pools, Ocean Front, Galveston, Maravilla, Large balcony
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • Elevator : 3 elevators

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    Ask to reserve a Pack and Play at no cost...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on the balcony...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pets invited for a $50 pet fee...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Roll-over and watch the Gulf from this bedroom....moreless

  • Bunk Area: 2 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom features an X-box arcade for the children ...moreless

  • King Bed, Queen Bed, Full-size Bunk Beds and a Queen Sleeper Sofa. One portable child crib available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    'Tropical Sundancer' is one of the 12 true ocean-front condos at Maravilla...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    A table with seating for 4 inside and a table for 4 on the balcony as well as two bar stools...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    6 coin-operated clothes dryes on property...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator:

    3 elevators...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Traditional fitness equipment as well as a ping pong table...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality sheets, bath linens and pool towels are provided...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of unassigned parking beneath the property. One parking permit supplies with rental...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    6 coin-operated washing machines on property...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi is available in this condo...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen

Outside

  • Balcony:

    24 foot long balcony facing the ocean includes round table with seating for 4 and two lounge chairs....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Several on the grounds. (Buy charcoal)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3)-one heated in cooler months...moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Our roomy hot tub is surrounded by plants...moreless

 

Reviews

4.9
from 46 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 13 - Sep 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$240 $340
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay

$900
flat fee
Fall
Sep 16 - Nov 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$160 $210
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $2,200
Lone Star
Nov 2 - Nov 5, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
Winter
Nov 16 - Feb 15, 2018
2 night min stay
$140 $180
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $2,000
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2017
5 night min stay

$900
flat fee
Mardi Gras weekend 1
Feb 2 - Feb 5, 2018
4 night min stay

$600
flat fee
Mardi Gras weekend 2
Feb 8 - Feb 11, 2018
4 night min stay

$900
flat fee
Spring
Feb 16 - May 15, 2018
2 night min stay
$180 $270
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,300
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$180 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,300
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 15%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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Location

43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Houston Hobby (HOU)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Next door at the Marriott
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To Bolivar Peninsula (free)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Moody Gardens Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-45
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Next door at the Marriott or Jimmy's on the Pier
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Maravilla Condos are convenient to all the west end attractions including Moody Gardens, Schlitterbaun, Magic Carpet Golf, Galveston Fishing Pier and west end beaches.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I, Larry, purchased this condo in December 2009 after realizing how much fun I had in Galveston at Maravilla with my then fiance, Marilyn. Prior to meeting Marilyn I had visited Galveston several times - having a place of my own was just a distant thought. When I met Marilyn at Maravilla she owned one Maravilla condo - and then she purchased two more while we were dating. It seemed only inevitable that I finally joined the joy of being a full-fledged Maravilla condo owner. Marilyn and I were married in April, 2010 (at Maravilla of course). Managing the condo is a team effort. She's the one you will contact to arrange your stay. AND, when the condo is not booked - we get to enjoy MY condo with the awesome ocean view.

Why the Owner Chose Galveston, TX, USA:
As a fisherman, I chose this condo because it has a full front ocean view. I enjoy watching the water as well as the fishing trawlers, shrimp boats and the dolphins. This is the perfect condo for people like me who find watching the waves totally mesmerizing.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
While at Maravilla there is easy access to all of downtown Galveston and other island events. We like to relax with a cocktail as the moon rises over the Gulf. In addition there are the three wonderful Galveston pools and the hot tub. I like to think of the ocean as our front door neighbor.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Photos

  • Dine on your private patio and watch the waves

    Dine on your private patio and watch the waves

  • And this is the sunrise from the balcony of #202

    And this is the sunrise from the balcony of #202

  • Yet another balcony view - this one mid-day

    Yet another balcony view - this one mid-day

  • Fully equipped modern kitchen

    Fully equipped modern kitchen

  • The master bedroom enters the hall -  note the palm tree outside

    The master bedroom enters the hall - note the palm tree outside

  • Queen size bed in this bedroom

    Queen size bed in this bedroom

  • One of 2 full bathrooms - check out the counter space and a tub here

    One of 2 full bathrooms - check out the counter space and a tub here

  • Relax at the cabana by the largest resort pool

    Relax at the cabana by the largest resort pool

  • The East Pool - perfect for a private swim in the early evening.

    The East Pool - perfect for a private swim in the early evening.

  • Enjoy eating out at one of the many picnic tables - BBQ grills also

    Enjoy eating out at one of the many picnic tables - BBQ grills also

  • Note the sloped entrance on the Wading or Rock Pool

    Note the sloped entrance on the Wading or Rock Pool

  • This picture was taken from the balcony during the sailboat regatta

    This picture was taken from the balcony during the sailboat regatta

  • This bench is perfect for watching those morning sunrises

    This bench is perfect for watching those morning sunrises

  • Relax at the end of the day and watch the birds flying over the Gulf

    Relax at the end of the day and watch the birds flying over the Gulf

  • Watch the sports on your 50 inch TV or gaze at the Gulf

    Watch the sports on your 50 inch TV or gaze at the Gulf

  • Grab a quick snack at the counter before going to the Beach

    Grab a quick snack at the counter before going to the Beach

  • This full bathroom has a large walk-in shower

    This full bathroom has a large walk-in shower

  • Another view of the bedroom with  a queen bed and flat screen TV

    Another view of the bedroom with a queen bed and flat screen TV

  • Maravilla's beautiful Resort Pool with a swim-around island is close to the Gulf

    Maravilla's beautiful Resort Pool with a swim-around island is close to the Gulf

  • The East Pool at mid-day - note the picnic areas and BBQ.

    The East Pool at mid-day - note the picnic areas and BBQ.

  • Work out in our exercise room with floor to ceiling windows looking at the Gulf

    Work out in our exercise room with floor to ceiling windows looking at the Gulf

  • Our bubbling waterfall and brook lead to the Wading Pool.

    Our bubbling waterfall and brook lead to the Wading Pool.

  • You will enjoy walking around the lovely grounds at Maravill

    You will enjoy walking around the lovely grounds at Maravill

  • Maravilla is conveniently located at 9520 Seawall Blvd in Galveston.

    Maravilla is conveniently located at 9520 Seawall Blvd in Galveston.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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