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Charming 2BR House by the Sea w/ Private Beach! Amazing Location!

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Great location to get away from it all

Jamaica Beach, Texas has certainly progressed a lot since its groundbreaking in the 1950s… First born as a weekend playground in 1956 with limestone roads, Jamaica Beach is now a beloved upscale seaside community.

Come see what Jamaica Beach life is like by staying in this fantastic 2-bedroom plus den, 1.5-bathroom stand-alone house located on a nice piece of land. It’s right by Galveston St. Park and has a nearby boat ramp. Even though this delightful home was built in 1968, it was recently renovated with new central heat and air, updated bathrooms, new paint, and crown molding! You’ll immediately feel relaxed from the moment you first walk in the front door. Stroll up and down the private Jamaica Beach resident beach with your travel companions and feel the stress of everyday life melt away…

This home’s location could not be more ideal – It’s only 5-10 minutes from the action of Galveston, Texas, but here you have peace and quiet. The private beach for Jamaica Beach residents is world-class, and you’ll find tons of opportunities for all sorts of beach activities, especially fishing. What are you waiting for?

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include air conditioning, outdoor shower, outdoor deck & dining area, charcoal grill, flat screen TV, DVD player, full kitchen FREE WI-FI, and more

- Amazing location - Right on the beach with breathtaking views!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master bedroom: Queen-sized bed, Dresser

- Bedroom 2: 2 Twin-sized beds, Dresser

Additional Sleeping:

- The futon in the living room can sleep 2 additional people


- No smoking

- Pet friendly (must be under 25 pounds)

- No more than 6 people at the property

- Additional taxes and fees may apply

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 5, 2017

Why The Owner chose Galveston

This property is for bird watchers, private people, deep thinkers, and families. It is very peaceful and quite but only minutes away from the hustle bustle of Galveston

What makes this cottage unique

Equipped with fully stocked kitchen, guests can save money by preparing their own meals if desired. It is truly a home away from home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this comfortable cottage and found it very clean neat and relaxing. It was very quiet and peaceful. The beach is within walking distance.

We were able to de stress and felt refreshed after we left. Dr. Haynes was always available to assist with anything we wanted or any questions we had. The perfect hostess. We are making arrangements to stay here again and re commend this nice cottage to those who want nice accommodations with peace and quiet.
Mar 2015
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Jamaica Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is an extra commode and wash basin in the laundry room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Chaise lounger, sun umbrella, barbeque grill


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Charming 2BR House by the Sea w/ Private Beach! Amazing Location!
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 18 reviews
San Antonio


  • 5 of 5

Very cute house. Our kids loved having their own room and it was very close to a great beach entrance. We even rode out a tropical storm staying there and the house was great! Very excellent communication from owner. Recommended for sure

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

No beach, room smelled, steps about to fall apart... walked in and didn't even stay.. be wary

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have already lied about my property to get a refund which you are not entitled to. Stop slandering or I will be forced to file a lawsuit against you for trying to intentionally destroy my business. If you can't afford a vacation don't take one. I will also warn other owners about your behavior. I have been in business over 10 years the people before you and after you had no complaints. Stop this behavior. You don't get to file more than one complaint stating the same lies. This is harassment.
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  • 5 of 5

Very neat and a very perfect little place for a Little family. Much much approve

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute & Quaint!

  • 5 of 5

I loved it, stayed there for an extended weekend with my boyfriend for my birthday and I really enjoyed myself. It is very quiet peaceful scenery & the beach is right down the street. The house in itself was adorable, small but perfect , fully furnished and clean! the only thing is it gets a little hot at peak hours, However, I'm one of those girls that we'll have her fan blowing at night in the middle of winter! lol, so just incase your like me bring a portable fan just for a little extra cooling. I loved the property and the owner seemed very very nice as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review! WE love it when our guests enjoy themselves. I am so happy you chose Relaxing Cottage by the Sea to celebrate your birthday with your sweetheart! Please come again. We have special treats for returning guests. Thank you so much!
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Average beach house, with good location to the beach.

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay for the most part. Had some minor issues with the house. Garbage disposal/coffee pot not working. Refrigerator leaking water everywhere. Which the owner promptly took care of. The sectional was flaking pleather all over our clothes and the house. The owner sent over people to change out sectional for a new one he had previously purchased for the house. So that was nice. But it also would have been nice if all that stuff was taken care of before we got there. Granted, Houston had some major flooding the week prior. So I could understand some difficulty getting things done. But the value was still diminished. The 2 single beds were comfortable. But the double bed was like sleeping on a prison mattress. The pillows were the cheapest pillows you can find. And have sweat stains on them. And bedding was old, cheap, and not freshly laundered. Smelled musty. And had some stains that we did not want to know what they were. They advertise this as a romantic couples getaway. Far from it. I slept on the couch because the bed and pillows were killing my back.

Despite the issues, we enjoyed being close to the beach. A little far from Galveston. But we knew it would be.The place was quiet and clean. Very private, and it has a nice deck. With an upgrade on the master bed and pillows and some new fresh laundered bedding. This would have been a pretty good value. But with the added VRBO fees and incident insurance. We would have been better off staying in a hotel. We would stay here again if those issues were addressed.

Overall, average. Location good. Value, low. Its got some great potential with some very affordable upgrades.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. There is a brand new mattress in the main guest room. Wish it would have been there for your stay. We are constantly doing upgrades to accommodate our guests. We do appreciate your being our guest.
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Great Stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great beach vacation. It's a short drive to the beach and very close to the public boat ramp for bay fishing. The house has all the required amenities for an enjoyable beach trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Galveston Island is a fun place to visit and is called the Texas Playground with schlitterbahn water park and Moody Gardens just moments away from the cottage.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th have a $25/per night upcharge, Pets are allowed if 20 lbs or lighter. Guests should confirm their reservation by texting a copy of their drivers license to 281-203-4195 at least a day or two prior to the date of their stay. After which the instruction to enter the property will be given.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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