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Ocean Front, Sleeps 20, 5 bedrms/4.5 baths, 5 mins to town w/ attached lot

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

The Sandpiper is Ocean Front, Sleeps 20, 5 Bdrm/4.5 bath - 5 mins to town!!!

Welcome to the Sandpiper - A beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 and a half bath house located on Bermuda Beach (we are situated on the beach front, there are no houses in front of us, direct access to the beach (about 40 feet to the water from the edge of our property...depending on high/low tides). We are located only 10 minutes from downtown, 5 minutes from 61st and the Seawall – a fabulous beach front home only minutes from upscale dining and downtown fun. We are 5 minutes from Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn!

The Sandpiper sleeps up to 20 people (adults and children) and our home features four master bedrooms (suitable for 4 adult couples to have privacy) and a bunk room with a full over full bunk bed, full futon, twin bed and single bed, this unique beach house easily accommodates 3 to 4 families, very large families or 4 couples vacationing together!

Located steps from the ocean, it is the perfect getaway beachfront house with spectacular Gulf views. The best part is there are no motorized vehicles are allowed on Bermuda Beach. This home features a large deck, is colorfully decorated and has a very open kitchen. All master suites have a flat screen TV with DVD player/Uverse. An additional fridge and sink are located upstairs in the bunk room. If you need to stay connected while at the beach, there is also wireless internet access. The living room features a 50 inch flat screen with DVD player and Uverse TV. The kitchen is large and open and equipped with all the hardware needed for your stay. The large table will easily seat 10, and there is a large picnic table under the house on the concrete that will accommodate another 10 people.

When you are ready to relax, step out onto the large deck and hear the waves crashing. Everyone will enjoy the large deck with its stunning ocean views. It’s a wonderful place to see the sun rise in the morning and stargaze at night. Other amenities include the ground floor that is concrete and a huge lot attached to the house that is perfect for volleyball, picnic, family reunions, weddings, or just relaxing. There is also a fire pit for your use in the Fall and Winter. Our trash compactor is out of order, please use it as a normal trash can.

**Prom Parties are taken on a case by case basis, additional fees and increased damage deposit will apply. We allow a maximum of 14 students and require 4 parents (for the purposes of prom, the rental must be in a parent's name). The parents may not be substituted for cousins, older siblings, etc. Our property manager will verify the parents are on premises.

Returning guests receive a 10% discount. Holidays, special events, week long stays, and High Season are excluded. Small weddings and Events (up to 40 guests) are allowed at this property, and must be disclosed at the time of booking.

FYI: We also own another beachfront home - The Sand Dollar - Simply search for VRBO# 467880 - Thank you!

Rental Policy: Bermuda Beach maintains a family atmosphere for the peaceful enjoyment of our neighbors and guests. Therefore, we will rent only to families or family groups. If you are not with a family group, you must be a responsible adult over the age of 25 to make a reservation and you may be subject to a higher deposit and nightly rates. Published rates are for up to 20 people, larger groups will be subject to higher nightly rates. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. For inquiry purposes, Adults are considered to be guests 25 or older (minimum renting age). Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions. Special arrangements are good for 3 days from the sent date of the quote (ie allowances for staying less than the minimum number of nights, occupancy, etc) Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS the maximum number you reported in your inquiry or 20, whichever is less. Smoking inside the house or on the decks is not permitted and will result in forfeiture of your deposit. We do not allow pets; unapproved pets will result in forfeiture of your deposit. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 12 people. Weekday and mid-week is Sunday thru Thursday only, you must request the special when booking. Special nightly rates do not apply to events or Holidays and only apply to weekends if the advertised special specifies a weekend. Check in is 4 PM, Check out is 11 AM. Returning guests receive a 10% discount, excluding holidays, special rates (rates lower than our posted rates), and high season. If you plan on bringing a RV or 5th Wheel this must be be disclosed at the time the reservation is made and a hook-up fee may apply. Also the three items we do not provide, and most of our guests forget, are garbage bags, soap, beach towels and toilet paper.

Typical furnishings: LINENS: Clean sheets will be left folded on top of each bed. There are extra sheets for the futons and sleeper sofas in the closets. There are also blankets in the closets. Refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, pans and cooking utensils, oven, dishes and eating utensils, electric Range, toaster, microwave oven, kitchen cleaning supplies, bed sheets, pillows, comforters, blankets, bath towels, washer & dryer.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: We understand there can be unforeseen emergencies that could cause you to cancel your reservation. We will try to resolve the situation with you. However, please note our cancellation policy: Cancellations within the sixty (60) days prior to arrival will be charged the full rental amount. If you fail to pay the scheduled payments by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. If we cancel the reservation for failure to pay by the due date, you will not receive a refund. There is no refund for appliance failure, utility failure, or circumstances beyond our control. There is no refund for rainy days or overcast skies. There are no refunds for hurricane or tropical storm evacuations, voluntary or mandatory. There are no refunds for acts of God or other unforeseen circumstances. We strongly encourage guests to purchase trip insurance to cover all possible circumstances, or cancel for any reason trip insurance. Refunds of security deposits are issued within 30 days of departure if you leave the house clean and undamaged like you found it.

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More Details

John Cole
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018


Bermuda Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in Shower, downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Upstairs.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Downstairs.
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Ground level, OUTDOOR shower has hot/cold water
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master 1 - 1 king
    Master 2 - 1 queen
    Master 3 - 1 double
    Master 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon has upgraded innerspring mattress.
    Bunk Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Bunk is full over full & futon is full size. Room Sleeps 8.
  • The bunk room also has its own refrigerator, sink and bathroom. There is also a full size sleeper sofa in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We are 5 minutes from Moody Gardens/Schlitterbahn, 10 minutes from the Pleasure Pier and downtown.


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Ocean Front, Sleeps 20, 5 bedrms/4.5 baths, 5 mins to town w/ attached lot
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 96 reviews

Great Location, Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

We really liked the location and the accommodations. House was clean, well stocked, close to the beach, and to town. We will definitely return again!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Visit

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at this house. We were close to the beach and town, house was very clean, and while stopped. Plenty of room, would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So peaceful and plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time and the beach house was perfect for our large group. We had plenty of room and everyone got their own bedroom. The location was perfect and the beach was so nice and calming. The house was well stocked (even more than we had anticipated) and it was decorated so cute. It was clean, easy to find, and just steps away from the beach. We enjoyed the peace and quiet - where our kids and grand-kids were able to play games, walk on the beach or simply hang out with everyone else. We will definitely book this home again! Thank you John and Desiree!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House, Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

The location of this home was absolutely perfect for us. The home was clean, spacious, and very well stocked. Had everything we needed! We were super close to the beach and town. We will definitely return here in our next trip to Galveston!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed, we were very close to the beach. House was clean and kitchen was well stocked. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, very responsive owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house right after Harvey, the house was an excellent shape and the owners made us feel very safe about coming down. We were kind of worry, but everything was perfect. The house was great, the beach was really nice, love everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Beach
Bermuda Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning/Linen/Towel Fee $225 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Weekly specials and other discounted rates do not apply to holidays. Stays that include holidays may be subject to a holiday premium and/or longer minimum stays. Published rates are for 20 people, larger groups are subject to additional fees. Our cancellation policy is available under the overview tab, at the bottom of the web page click 'more details' and scroll down to the policy.

Check in: 4:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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