Stunning 2bed/2bath Beach Front Condo Unit 314 Diamond Beach, Galveston(74 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
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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Member since: 2010
- 1282 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 1 - Mar 9, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 20 - May 24, 2017
2 night min stay
May 25 - Sep 6, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Sep 7 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 15%
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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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.%...MoreCollapse
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, Texas, United States of America:
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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Master bedroom with king size bed
Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances and dramatic views of the Gulf
Living room with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico
Majestic sunrise view of the cascading pool from our balcony
Relax in style at Diamond Beach Resort
Night view of the cascading pool
Game Room. Billards, pin ball, tabletop shuffleboard and more
The Look Better in Your Swimsuit Center (aka the Exercise Room)
Lobby with concierge desk open 7 days a week
Solis Spa for all your pampering needs
Moody Gardens located about 5 min. from the condo.
Pleasure Pier fun for the entire family.
2nd bedroom with deluxe twin beds, flat screen TV and DVD player
Dining room with seating for 8 people
Oversized master bathroom with his and her sinks and rain shower
Sunrise on the balcony, a perfect place for a cup of coffee
750 ft. lazy river with seasonal swim up bar
Bar None with a wraparound veranda for the best sunsets in Galveston
Kids' jungle room complete with TV, games, blocks, bean bags and more
Galveston's only indoor heated pool for year-round swimming
Private movie theater. Complimentary DVDs from the concierge
White sand area, perfect for games or building sandcastles
Schlitterbahn Park located about 5 min. from the condo
Rainforest Café one of the many restaurants near the condo
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 12, 2017
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