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Beach only 2 min walk; BBQ Grill, 20 min from town; WIFI; Spacious!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,314 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

This lovely Galveston vacation home rental close to Jamaica Beach is a 2 minute walk to the beach! A quick 15 - 20 minute drive will take you to Moody Gardens!

You will have a GREAT time sitting at the balcony watching the ocean waves and hearing the seagulls overhead! This spacious 2 bedroom; 3 full bathrooms Galveston beach is ideal for your family!

A 2 minute walk will take you to Nate's West End Restaurant for a great burger and a fully stocked grocery store is only next door! Pick up some steak or seafood for a fabulous grill at our charcoal BBQ grill.

You can easily walk from the beach to the grocery store for a cold scoop of ice cream!

Sun bathe at the beach and walk back to the home for a cold beer or ice tea, and easily return to your sunbathing.

You can also surf the waves, build sand castles with the kids and come back and grill (or have someone else grill) some steaks or seafood!

Many options are available for a grand family vacation stay! No major street to cross to get to the Beach!

You will not be disappointed! Your children will love spending hours playing on the beach with the beach toys provided and you will enjoy the proximity of the beach and all conveniences offered at the home!

We try and keep 4 beach chairs for your use in a locked storage unit that can also be used to secure your fishing poles or bicycles.

An outside shower with hot/cold water is available for washing away the sand!

Still not convinced this is the ideal beach home! . . . . .

The beach home has 1314 Sq feet of living area, 2 spacious bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. A queen size bed and twin bunk beds are found at the second bedroom!

The beach home will accommodate 6 people in a bed and 2 people in the sleeper sofa bed, for a sleeping capacity of 8!

Make our home - your home at the beach! And make memories to share a lifetime.

Bring your laptop and stay connected with families and friends with our wireless internet or enjoy watching TV on our large screen cable TV.

We have many guests who also rent our beach home next door (HomeAway#973827) to have a vacation to remember with best friends or relatives.

The luxury you find at our other listings can be found here!!

View our other listings: HomeAway #973827 (BEACH HOME) and HomeAway #914321 (2 BEDROOM CONDO) as well as HomeAway 973829 (2 BEDROOM CONDO). Prefer intimate time together with a fantastic Ocean View then view our 1 bedroom luxury condo HomeAway listing #913735. Our condos are located in the fabulous Dawn condo complex.

To belong to our group of rentals, our properties must have AMAZING views of the ocean!

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, limited spanish; not fluent
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Yolanda

My husband and were enjoying sharing our beach home and condo (Docs Quarters at the Beach and Docs Quarters at the Seawall) when the beach home next door came up for sale.

We decided to purchase the beach home which is next door to our 3 bedroom; 3 full bathroom beach home (Docs Quarters at the Beach). We found many families with a desire to stay close to the beach and enjoy the relaxation that only a beach can offer! We also wanted to provide vacationers, with multiple family members, the option of sharing the same beach but still having the privacy of being in separate quarters.

Yolanda purchased this townhome in 2010

Why Yolanda chose Gulf Coast

Our beach is close to Jamaica beach, not crowded and is a location well known by frequent island guest renters. We also enjoy this location, it is secluded but close enough (10 miles to the seawall) to all of the island happenings!

What makes this townhome unique

A unique benefit of renting our home is its phenomenal location. It is far enough from town to have the small town feeling but close enough to enjoy Galveston and all its attractions!


Galveston Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1314 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower with hot and cold water
  • Their is also an outside shower with hot and cold water for washing away the beach sand
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 pack N play for the little one
  • King bed and plush posterpedic mattress in the master bedroom. Master bedroom with a flat screen TV. Queen size bed in the second bedroom. The second bedroom also has twin bunk beds! Their is also a sleeper sofa in the entertainment room. Pack N Play available. Queen size sleeper sofa and additional seating with a large screen TV can be found in the entertainment room. There is also a 3rd full bathroom available at the entertainment room. Kitchen and dining area are located close to a second balcony for drinking coffee, socializing, and viewing and hearing the ocean! Towels are provided. Have approximatly 6 beach towels available. Free internet along with cable available.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

Beach only 2 min walk; BBQ Grill, 20 min from town; WIFI; Spacious!
average rating of 4.804878 based on 82 reviews


  • 5 of 5

So clean and nice also so close to the beach. The kids loved it, we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Janie, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are very pleased you enjoyed the home and the BBQ grill for your family. I especially enjoyed seeing your family having a great time!
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Unit was clean and spacious.

  • 3 of 5

Nice unit but further away from the beach than was expected (no direct access points to beach). The styptic system to the condo units was overloaded and overflowed along the driveway access (smell was bad). Will not book during spring break week again. Our condo unit complex was full of college and high school students that created a lot of noise and congestion with all the non registered guest showing up to party late into the night (condo unit walls were pretty thin). The posts and pans in the unit are old and worn out (Teflon material flaking off). The units were also undergoing repainting. Next time we will stay at a house unit on the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Byron, I'm sorry you were disappointed. The cookware were new a year ago and I was not aware they needed replacing. I will be sure and check them. There are two access points to the beach. I wish you had called if you didn't see them. My neighbors and I avoid renting to young adult Spring Breakers who have no respect for other people's property but some guests lie and book with homeowners. When that happens it's important to inform the homeowners so they can be evicted. I was not aware that there was a sewer backup. I have reported it to the appropriate people.
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Gilmer, Texas

Exactly as described in the listing. Very pleased with everything.

  • 5 of 5

Great house and great location. So nice waking up to the views and sounds of the ocean. Will definitely be coming back.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the 5 star review! Doc and I are pleased that you enjoyed the views and sounds of the ocean from the balconies! We hope to hear from you again.
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! Our family had a great time, home is very spacious and feels like homeaway from home. We enjoyed walking up and down the beach and playing in the water! Our host is very nice and easy to communicate with. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the star review! Please refer us to your friends and family. Doc and I try very hard to make your stay very enjoyable while vacationing at our home.
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We were very impressed with the property,my family fell in love as soon as they walked in!

  • 5 of 5

This truly felt like home away from home.Everything was so clean and nicely decorated ,just very comfortable. Listening to the ocean in the morning and at night was so serene our granddaughter was in awe! Would definitely rent this property or probably 3 bedroom next time.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the lovely review and 5 stars! We try very hard to provide the perfect home to enjoy the beach and we are very happy we met our goal. We are so glad you enjoyed your early morning and evenings listening to the ocean sounds from our balcony. We hope to have you visit us again!
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Great get-away spot

  • 5 of 5

Spent the weekend here with my family, 4 adults and 3 kids, the space was perfect - plenty of room for everyone. Having the bedrooms and one balcony on a separate floor from the living/kitchen area meant anyone could escape for some quieter time. The view of the gulf was great and the beach itself couldn't have been better. I've been down to Galveston many times and would rate this rental and beach area as one of my favorites and would stay here again without question. We did go down to the strand and take a harbor cruise, otherwise we were spent our time enjoying the beach and the house as a family.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a guest review and for the 5 star review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our home!
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Houston Hobby Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.06 Miles
Nate's Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Galveston Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.06 Miles
Nate's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.06 Miles
Karankawa Beach
Car: necessary

Approximately 45 Minutes To Hobby Airport .


Rates & Availability

Galveston Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 22 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Lone Star Rally
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
owners damage waiver $35
Tax Rate 15.0%

We provide an accidental damage waiver for $35.00 that provides up to $300 of accidental damage to the interior of the beach condo. Therefore no damage deposit is necessary.Damage waiver does not apply for reckless use of the property.

All cancellations are subject to a 3 % charge for credit card use and a 6% charge for international credit cards.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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