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Stunning 2bed/2bath Beach Front Condo Unit 314 Diamond Beach, Galveston

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A Caribbean Seaside Resort conveniently located in Galveston best describes Diamond Beach Resort and Spa, which is unequivocally the preeminent resort in Galveston. Our 2 bedroom/2 bath condo is located on the third floor at Diamond Beach and sleeps 4-6 people. As you step inside our condo, you will be greeted by floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico. When you open the sliding glass doors, you will step onto your private balcony overlooking one of Diamond Beach’s pools and the gorgeous Gulf seascape. The balcony is a great place to sip a cup of coffee in the morning before everyone wakes up or have a nice glass of wine in the evening with your family and friends.

The master bedroom is an oasis for rest and relaxation with its chandelier, deluxe king size bed, handmade Italian headboard, flat screen TV and DVD player, and oversized private bath with his and her sinks and a rain shower. Once you try the rain shower, your spouse may never see you again because the rain shower feels so good. The 2nd guest bedroom has two twin size beds with the same deluxe mattress as the king size bed, custom headboards, flat screen TV and DVD player, and a tub bath adjacent to the room. The condo is tiled with stone floor throughout and has its own washer/dryer.


The condo comes with a fully equipped kitchen and has granite counter tops. You’ll have great views as you prepare pancakes for breakfast or eat your favorite take out foods from the large number of restaurants within a short distance from Diamond Beach. The large dining table seats 8 and is a great place to catch up with your family and friends while you enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the Gulf. The living room has fantastic views of the ocean, a queen sleeper sofa, and flat screen TV and DVD player.

In case you are traveling with additional family members or friends, we also own a 3 bedroom penthouse, 5PH2, on the 5th floor which accommodates 8 people (vrbo #515542) and my parents recently purchased a 2 bedroom penthouse next door, 5PH3, which accommodates 6 people (vrbo #905494).

Diamond Beach boasts of many amenities including:

Concierge: A concierge desk open 7 days a week for your convenience with a staff knowledgeable about the island’s best attractions and restaurants.

Pools: Three pools consisting of a 750 ft. lazy river with a swim up bar and grill, a gigantic 300 ft. tiered cascading pool (which includes a kids’ pool) and Galveston’s only indoor heated pool for year-round enjoyment. The pools have plenty of lounge chairs or, if you want something more private, you can rent a cabana for the day or use one of the grills on the property. The kids (and adults too) will love the fantastic water slide plunging them into the lazy river. The swim up bar, grill and slide are open during the weekends, summer through Labor Day.

Bar: After a relaxing day at one of the pools or the beach, you are steps away from Bar None which offers great drinks (my favorite is the Miami Vice) and breathtaking views of the ocean in an intimate, stylish setting. You’ll appreciate the sleek, contemporary feel, perfectly complemented with a wraparound veranda for the best sunsets on Galveston Island. Bar None is open during weekends.

Spa: The spa is currently closed.

Gym: The Look Better in Your Swimsuit Center (aka The Exercise Room). This place may inspire those of us (like me) who would prefer to have a tooth extracted instead of going to the gym to actually get on a treadmill with spectacular vistas of the Gulf.

Game Room. Tabletop shuffleboard, foosball, pin ball machines, a billiards table, and a Wii Room for the kids. Sometimes even parents get to play.

Cinema Room: If you are in the mood to go to the movies, all you need to do is step into the private theater room at Diamond Beach while you enjoy a bag of popcorn. The concierge has complimentary movies, or you may select from our private library or bring your favorite DVDs to play in the cinema room.

Kids Jungle Room: With its jungle murals, games, blocks, oversized bean bags and TV, this is the place to be for the hip toddler crowd.

Business Center: If you must work, at least you’ll have great views of the indoor pool and beach. The business center has computers for your use as well as complimentary WiFi and is open 24/7.

White Sand: Next to the lazy river, there is an area about the size of a volleyball court with imported white sand. This is perfect for small kids or a volleyball game. While it's not a beach, this area is great for making white sand castles or having fun in the sun.

Beach Access: If you have time to go to the beach after doing all of the activities at Diamond Beach Resort & Spa, all you need to do is open the door on the property next to the lazy river and walk down to the beach. Diamond Beach is located just steps away from the beach. There’s no need to cross the road or jump in the car.

Diamond Beach is near everything. Just a few minutes car drive from: (i) entertainment (Moody Gardens; Miniature Golf; Schlitterbahn Waterpark; The Strand; The Railroad Museum); (ii) golf courses (Moody Gardens Golf Course and Galveston Country Club); (iii) recreational activities (Seaside Bicycle Rentals; fishing for speckled trout, redfish, founder, golden croaker); bird watching (3/4 of all North American species travel through Galveston during fall and spring migration); (iv) restaurants (everything from McDonald’s to Guido’s); and (v) lots of shopping plus much more.

We are glad to share our home with you and know you will enjoy your stay here as you make great memories with your family and friends.

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(832) 312-9294 (Texas, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1282 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old at least to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable on all 3 TVs; upgraded cable on living room TV...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Concierge has a selection of titles for your complementary use; there are also DVDs in owners' private collection for your enjoyment while at the condo...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront:

    Best sunsets in Galveston...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Complimentary High Speed Internet in the condo via cable modem and wireless router with speeds up to 54Mbps...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide bath towels and linens. Just bring your swimsuits and beach towels....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Complimentary unlimited local and long distance calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided, guest must bring beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Complimentary WiFi in business center on the 2nd floor open 24/7...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Three outdoor grills on the property....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Three amazing pools...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    (2)...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016/017
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$199 $249
Fri, Sat
$1,199
Spring 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$239 $299
Fri, Sat
$1,499
Spring Break
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$299 $379
Fri, Sat
Spring 2017
Mar 20 - May 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$239 $299
Fri, Sat
Summer 2017
May 25 - Sep 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$349 $399
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,300
Fall 2017
Sep 7 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$239 $299
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

One-half of rental costs are due to reserve dates. Second payment is due 30 days before check-in.

Two adults over the age of 25 years of age are required to rent and must remain at the condo during the entire rental. Holidays/events (Mardi Gras, Spring Break, Bike Rally, etc.) may be subject to additional minimum stay requirement and summer rates apply.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

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    Moody Gardens View on map

    Looking for island fun? Work or play, this tropical destination is ideal for families and groups alike. At Moody Gardens�, you can experience life at the Rainforest Pyramid� – now open after $25 million in enhancements – featuring an assortment of exotic and endangered plants and animals from the rainforests of the world. Explore the Aquarium Pyramid� where you can meet a real penguin.

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    Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark View on map

    Experience daring slides, endless rivers, kid-friendly play pools and a giant surfing wave. Your family will be thrilled!

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    Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant View on map

    Tucked away in the thick of seafood restaurants, you will find all the romance, fun and tradition of Italy with a Texas-size seaside view to compliment the richness of Marios's pastas and pizzas

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    Gaido's Restaurant View on map

    A tradition of excellence for over 95 years, Gaido's Restaurant was started back in 1911 when S. J. Gaido first opened his doors to the public. Visitors often arrived to the restaurant by horse and buggy, boat or on the old interurban line. The Gaido's family commitment was to make the trip worthwhile with the best in service and the freshest seafood available. Today, the trip to Galveston is much easier but the service and cuisine of Gaido's Restaurant remains the same. All of the seafood is meticulously inspected and prepared by hand. Gaido's still peels shrimp, shuck oysters and filets fish the old fashioned way. Gaido's has continued this tradition for ninety-plus years and that's not about to change.%

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: My name is Maria and I have lived in Houston for most of my life. My husband is originally from New York. We purchased this property so we could have a place close to home to unwind, relax and have fun. We love to travel but with our busy lives it’s difficult to get away for more than a few days. Diamond Beach is the perfect getaway. It doesn’t require a plane ride or a long car drive. We can go for the day or for the week.

Why the Owner Chose Galveston, TX, USA:
There are many reasons why we selected Diamond Beach but the most memorable became apparent after our first visit. I could swear our kids shoes were glued to the floor as they shouted “Mom, Mom don’t take us away! We want to play in the kids’ room and go swimming. We’ll eat our veggies if you let us stay.” After we toured the other 3 luxury properties in Galveston, they had only one question, “When are we going back to Diamond Beach?” The kids still don’t like broccoli, but they love Diamond Beach and we love going as often as we can.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Diamond Beach is a haven from our frenzied lives. Whether you go with your kids, do a girls' weekend, or a romantic getaway, you’ll want to come back again and again. If you live in Houston, it’s as close as a 45 minute drive. Even though you’re so close to home, you’ll feel that you’ve gone to the Caribbean for a vacation with all the amenities and tranquility.


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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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Photos

  • Master bedroom with king size bed

    Master bedroom with king size bed

  • Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and dramatic views of the Gulf

    Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and dramatic views of the Gulf

  • Living room with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico

    Living room with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico

  • Majestic sunrise view of the cascading pool from our balcony

    Majestic sunrise view of the cascading pool from our balcony

  • Relax in style at Diamond Beach Resort

    Relax in style at Diamond Beach Resort

  • Night view of the cascading pool

    Night view of the cascading pool

  • Game Room.  Billards, pin ball, tabletop shuffleboard and more

    Game Room. Billards, pin ball, tabletop shuffleboard and more

  • The Look Better in Your Swimsuit Center (aka the Exercise Room)

    The Look Better in Your Swimsuit Center (aka the Exercise Room)

  • Lobby with concierge desk open 7 days a week

    Lobby with concierge desk open 7 days a week

  • Solis Spa for all your pampering needs

    Solis Spa for all your pampering needs

  • Moody Gardens located about 5 min. from the condo.

    Moody Gardens located about 5 min. from the condo.

  • Pleasure Pier fun for the entire family.

    Pleasure Pier fun for the entire family.

  • 2nd bedroom with deluxe twin beds, flat screen TV and DVD player

    2nd bedroom with deluxe twin beds, flat screen TV and DVD player

  • Dining room with seating for 8 people

    Dining room with seating for 8 people

  • Oversized master bathroom with his and her sinks and rain shower

    Oversized master bathroom with his and her sinks and rain shower

  • Sunrise on the balcony, a perfect place for a cup of coffee

    Sunrise on the balcony, a perfect place for a cup of coffee

  • 750 ft. lazy river with seasonal swim up bar

    750 ft. lazy river with seasonal swim up bar

  • Bar None with a wraparound veranda for the best sunsets in Galveston

    Bar None with a wraparound veranda for the best sunsets in Galveston

  • Kids' jungle room complete with TV, games, blocks, bean bags and more

    Kids' jungle room complete with TV, games, blocks, bean bags and more

  • Galveston's only indoor heated pool for year-round swimming

    Galveston's only indoor heated pool for year-round swimming

  • Private movie theater.  Complimentary DVDs from the concierge

    Private movie theater. Complimentary DVDs from the concierge

  • White sand area, perfect for games or building sandcastles

    White sand area, perfect for games or building sandcastles

  • Schlitterbahn Park located about 5 min. from the condo

    Schlitterbahn Park located about 5 min. from the condo

  • Rainforest Café one of the many restaurants near the condo

    Rainforest Café one of the many restaurants near the condo

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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