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Luxury - Room for 5 on Maravilla's West Side (Sunrise Side)

Bedrooms 1
Space 521 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom/1 Bath condo on the sunset (west) side of Maravilla Resort, 1st Floor

Welcome to Galveston Tropical Getaway # 1, a cute and inviting 1 bedroom condo located at the Maravilla Resort Complex. You will fall in love and this bright and cheery condo will quickly become you family's favorite vacation spot in Galveston.

Have a group larger than 5 and want to be close while having your own space - we also manage Galveston Tropical Getaway # 2 - and it's right next door - so families, friends and teams (Galveston hosts cheer, dance, gymnastics, and many other competitions!) traveling together can have together and alone time - the best of both worlds!

The inviting queen bed, combined with ample places to store your clothes for the trip, and a TV round out the bedroom that has its own door into the shared bath.

The hallway boasts a twin bed snuggled in the niche perfect for a reading nook by day, and sleeping space by night. and another door leading into the shared bath. The living room and kitchen are truly open concept and feature seating enough for the entire family to gather and chat about what you did today or what you're planning for tomorrow and a queen sleeper sofa for extra sleeping space, and another TV to gather around for out-of-the-sun-fun-time together, or to watch a cooking show while you prepare a gourmet meal from the fully equipped kitchen! Even a table for family/group meals - or a competitive game of cards!

Step outside the sliding doors from the living room and you have a private balcony overlooking the largest of the complex' 3 pools.

We provide bed linens and bath towels for guest use, but ask that you please bring your own towels for use at the beach and pool.

This condo is great paired with Galveston Tropical Getaway #1 - which is right next door, similarly appointed (though decorated just a tad differently) for larger groups who want to be together while having their own private space as well.

Regrettably, at the time being there is a problem with the balcony at this unit and the board of directors of the Association at the Maravilla has indicated that no one is to use the balconies in an abundance of caution. There is a notice posted on the door to the balcony that explains this, and we are truly sorry for this and we appreciate your understanding that this is 100% out of our control. Please note that if you reserve this property you do so knowing that the balcony cannot be accessed during your stay. Just as soon as we get the green light to allow access again we will do so - but we want to ensure that you are safe during your stay and Come Stay With Us again in the future!

More Details

Cathie Bach
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Very limited Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Cathie Bach

The couple who owns this condo met in Galveston, fell in love in Galveston (and fell in love WITH Galveston) and literally were married right here at the Maravilla resort. You can just feel the love in the air!

What makes this condo unique

My Galveston Getaway manages many of the nicest condos in the Maravilla complex and along Galveston's Seawall Boulevard. If you are traveling with a group, let us know. We will give you a discount for extra condos rented. We have hosted teams competing in dance and cheer competitions and hosted 3 national champions. We have also had proposals in our condos, hosted bachelor/bachelorette parties, entire wedding parties and a family reunion. We can sleep over 100 - and would love to help make your group's gathering a success.


Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 521 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath with custom tiled shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen bed in bedroom that also has door into the restroom. Queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Twin daybed in the niche - perfect for reading by day, sleeping by night
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Luxury - Room for 5 on Maravilla's West Side (Sunrise Side)
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Not as expected -

  • 3 of 5

First, I must say that Cathie did an admirable job trying to meet our needs. For that, I commend her.

We rented one unit and it had an odor - someone may have smoked in the unit. Broken chair and one of the closet doors completely fell away from one of the hinges. I was able to catch it before it fell - but not a good situation.

Called Cathie and she moved us to another unit. The unit was clean and bright. However, after a short time there, we noticed two of the three bar stools were broken. Without a dining table, it was hard to eat at the unit. We rent these types of units so we can eat our breakfast & evening meals "at home" . The shower head probably needs to be replaced - very little water pressure. The sliding glass door in the master bedroom may need some repair.

This is a large complex with a lot of tourists visiting many with pets like me. Many of the guests did not clean up after their animals even though there were bags in multiple locations for them to use. That was disappointing.

Good things - our unit had a beach view - parking was ample - 3 pools - not far from attractions or the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Valerie, Thanks for acknowledging that we did make every effort to accommodate you, and I truly thank you for bringing things to our attention as during the busy season we cannot be in each of our units between guests (obviously our cleaning crews are there, and our management team strives to check each unit as often as possible. I wish we had known of your concerns in the unit to which we moved you - as with the one you originally selected for your vacation, we would have had maintenance concerns addressed immediately as we strive for 100% customer satisfaction, and our almost 75% repeat offender (I, of course, mean returning guests) percentage. We love Galveston, we love making people happy - and we want it to show in everything that we do. Your comments are all taken to heart and will be addressed, I am just sorry we did not shine as we strive to do with every single guest. Hoping all of your future travels are happy ones! Cathie
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I booked Barefoot Paradise at Maravilla for two nights and we enjoyed it. The condo has everything you need for a perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will come back again. Please keep in mind that we offer discounts to all of our returning guests - do be sure to look us up whenever your travel plans include Galveston. We appreciate you sharing your comments for others who consider Barefoot Paradise, and hope you will tell your friends and family about us as well. Thank you again! Cathie My Galveston Getaway
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Comfortable condo at a great price.

  • 5 of 5

I'm in Galveston for work and my wife wanted to come down with our dog for a few weeks on her summer break so we decided to rent this condo for a month. It's a great place that allows dogs and isn't all torn up from previous dogs. Much cheaper than staying at a hotel and it has all the amenities for an extended stay. Overall a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The Maravilla resort features 3 pools, one of them heated, as well as a hot tub and a fitness facility where you can work out while watching the waves. Outdoor games including ping pong, volleyball and corn hole are available on site. Many come to Galveston for the beaches, but when they see this resort they never leave!


Rates & Availability

Galveston Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2017 - Sep 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Lone Star Rally
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linen/DMG Waive $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 15.0%

Included: City of Galveston and State of Texas occupancy taxes, use of bed linens and bath towels during your stay, cleaning upon your departure, damage waiver and where required one parking permit. For our dog-friendly properties there is a separate, non-refundable $50.00 dog deposit required. ASK ABOUT LAST MINUTE SPECIALS - WE LIKE TO SAY YES! Surcharge of summer +15% MAY apply for holidays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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