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Shell Seekers Hideaway- Secluded, Cozy Retreat for Two

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Comfortable private Cottage, close to the beach

Cozy retreat for two, only 3 & 1/2 blocks from the beach and six from the new Pleasure Pier. Situated within the property of the Dietiker's Coral Bungalow, Shell Seekers is a perfect place for a relaxing get away, with a private patio, small tropical garden and enclosed by a fence it gives you a secluded spot to while away the hours or you can catch a breeze on the upstairs deck listening to the waves. The Cottage is compact like a ship's quarters, but with everything you need. The living room has a small seating area with flat screen TV and WiFi. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the major appliances, kitchen utensils, dishes and a bar with 2 stools for a meal. The bedroom has a comfortable Queen sized bed with a Tempur-pedic mattress topper and lots of storage on the side and above. The small bathroom features a tiled shower with beach motif. Bath and beach towels as well as beach chairs and umbrella are provided for your convenience.

Reza Dietiker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Reza Dietiker

Don and Reza are world travelers who love reading, dancing, gardening,walking and each other.

Reza Dietiker purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Reza Dietiker chose Galveston

Reza and Don moved to Galveston in1998 to escape the winters of Connecticut. They love living on the Island and taking long walks on the beach hand in hand and with their three dogs. They also love the year-round beautiful weather that the island has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Conveniently located 3 blocks from the beach 6 from the Pleasure Pier ,and minutes away from The Strand ,Museums, The Grand 1894 Opera House, and great Restaurants,. Clean comfortable and cozy inside; A deck to seat and enjoy your morning coffee, a small private Patio and Tropical Garden to relax after a day at the beach and enclosed by its own fence for privacy and within the property gated parking , Shell Seekers is a secluded and perfect hide away for two.... .,


San Jacinto Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking inside the Cottage.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Off the bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) with a very comfortable tempur-pedic mattress topper
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This Cozy Cottage, with its private deck to seat and relax and a private secluded small patio and tropical garden and enclosed by a fence is a relaxing and perfect get away.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(92 traveler reviews)

Shell Seekers Hideaway- Secluded, Cozy Retreat for Two
average rating of 4.880435 based on 92 reviews

Quiet and cozy; perfect getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Shell Seekers Hideaway is a cozy little place tucked away behind the owner's house. Nestles in its own private garden, it was the perfect weekend escape for my girlfriend an me. The owner, Reza, was friendly and accommodating. She had everything we could possibly think of ready to go. I would definitely recommend Shell Seekers to any couple looking for a quiet getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing little place with the perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This was the best beach house I've ever stayed at. Perfect for a weekend romance time with the partner.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect couple's retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the little secluded house. It is small, but has all you could need for a trip to the beach for two. The little private yard was a perfect place to hang out. The deck was wonderful for having coffee in the morning. Everything was efficient and all you really need in a getaway. The location is right in the middle of fun things to do, but hidden enough to feel completely private. We will definitely be back! Thank you, Reza!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, easy to access, close to beach, and downtown. Perfect for two.

  • 5 of 5

Beach umbrella and chairs were provided as well!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute place!

  • 4 of 5

I loved how comfortable the place was, definetly had everything we needed! We will most likely come again next time we are in the island. Also, Reza was very helpful and sweet!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Weekend trip

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very clean & safe

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Ferry
2.7 Miles
Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
3 blocks away, Poretto beach and Steward beach

3 and 1/2 blocks from Beach

Minutes from Museums

Pleasure Pier

Moody Mansion

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Strand Historic District


Surfing lessons


Rates & Availability

San Jacinto Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

100% refund minus processing fees up to 30 days prior to Arrival date, .
Monthly rentals are negotiable.
2 nights min. stay
"Cottage accommodates two guests maximum"
No smoking inside the Cottage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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