|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Your exclusive vacation residence is in a luxurious Randall Davis resort high-rise project that features dramatic views of the Gulf, beach and harbor. Other amenities include 166' infinity pool, volleyball pool, swim-in spa, lobby bar, movie theater, state of the art fitness center, game room, covered parking, swim-up pool bar, and trolley system at the front door.
Set on the highest point of the island, behind the seawall, The Beach Gem offers you the quiet luxury, elegance & security you want in a Gulf vacation home. With a spacious floorplan, high ceilings, spectacular views & large outdoor living spaces, The Beach Gem is perfect for those who want to live here for a few months, as well as those who simply want to get away from the city for a nice respite.
Our guests love the proximity to Stewart Beach, Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, cruise & ferry terminals, museums & popular restaurants.
You'll have plenty of space for your family with the 3 bedrooms (including a Master Suite) and 2.5 baths. The master bedroom has a Queen bed with Trump memory foam mattress (and two stacked step stools for those that need assistance). The second bedroom has a Double/Full bed. The third bedroom has a Double/Full Bed, with two Single/Twin Beds - above and below (trundle).
The living area has cozy leather recliners and a large flat-screen TV (which you won't need). The large wrap-around balcony is great to enjoy quality time with your loved ones, especially in the evening. Our well-equipped kitchen includes a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave, blender, coffeemaker, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, glasses, silverware and utensils. We also provide a washer-dryer.
The Dining Area has 4 bar stools. You can see the TV atop the electric fireplace, if you turn the stools.
We have privileges to the Galveston Country Club that you may use, with sufficient notice. This includes Golf, Tennis Courts, Pool and use of the Restaurant. You will need to call the Front Desk to make reservations, at least 2 hours in advance. The Country Club is 12.9 miles away and it takes less than 25 minutes to get there. This is an added amenity being made available for a limited time.
We can offer a wide range of options to make this stay/vacation/date truly special. Call us at (832) 356-4551 to discuss how we can add any/all of the following:
- Limo/town-car to pick you up from Houston and bring you back
- Massages, facials, body treatments (get a firmer body, lift your skin or exfoliate your body to rejuvenate it)
- Bike rentals
- Horse Rides
- Water-craft rentals
- Delivery of tickets (for attractions such as Moody Gardens & Schlitterbahn) to your room
* 5 Star Beach-side Dwellings
* Infinity Pool & Cabana (outdoor kitchen with grill)
* Game Room & Mini-Theater
* Convenient Location & Parking
* Concierge & 24x7x365 Security
* Look & feel your best with our spa options
Tasteful, punctual with an eye for details.
We love staying at the Emerald Condos. We relax and enjoy ourselves every time. Clean and very nice condo Ms Rita. Can't wait for next year!!
We rented this Condo to have a nice Ladies Weekend get-a-way, and this place/property made it perfect! We had even asked if we could check-in before normal time (4 p.m.), and the owner made sure the place was ready, free of charge, a night early!!! The User Guide that the owner sent prior to arriving explained everything perfectly and was extremely descriptive. The Condo was picture perfect and had an awesome view with a huge patio! We had a wonderful time and were so close to The Strand, where we enjoyed one of our days taking Old Time pictures, had appetizers and cocktails at one restaurant and even visited the Beef Jerky store. I would definitely go back and most definitely recommend this place to friends and family. Thank you so much for your hospitality!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Beautiful, comfortable, safe. Enjoyed the amenities like pool, game room, and movie theater. Nice location across street from beach. Much better than a hotel room. Owner was very helpful and accommodating. Would stay here again when in Galveston.
While this is a nice property with beautiful views, this particular unit is owned by very absentee owners who have no interest as to whether or not your stay goes well. When we arrived, the unit was filthy. The people before us had left 2 days before and it had not been cleaned. Bags of trash, unmade beds, dirty bathrooms. This problem was fixed by the next day (after we missed a family function finding somewhere else to stay for the night). I did have to spend the next day cleaning and changing sheets (which were the same dirty ones we saw unmade when we originally walked in). There was no soap in any of the dispensers. Everything must be provided by you including towels. There were a few very well worn bath towels, but not even enough for 2 people.
The furniture is very sparse and cheaply made. I have seen better decor in a lower end hotel. You could not sit 4 people comfortably in living room with furniture in the unit. There is an extremely small TV which was unconnected. I had to call the cable company to get it working. This place was so uncomfortable and we had such a bad experience working with the owners, we left and went home a day early.
These owners do not work with the company that manages this property. We had other relatives who stayed in units that were run by onsite company and they were MUCH cleaner and nicer.
There are MANY options in Galveston. This one is not worth the price or the headache.
Overall, we loved our stay in this condo. The building was great an we enjoyed the amenities including game room, pool, and hot tub. It was walking distance to many restaurants. We even enjoyed a walk all the way down to Pleasure Pier.
We wish there would have been more pictures of the inside of the condo. We were disappointed that there was no kitchen table. We were looking forward to utilizing the full kitchen and sharing meals around the table and playing games. Because of no table it was hard for all of us to eat together and no good place to play games (there were 6 of us).
Also, one of the lights in bedroom was burned out and living room was very dark. It would have been nice to have some beach towels and some more bath towels. The TV was very small, but we did watch several movies while we were there (glad there was Blu Ray player).
Again, loved the building and location and would stay here again.
We had a great time! A little noisy above us especially toilets flushing but other than that, we had a wonderful time. Very spacious condo with views of the ocean, ports, and city! Very nice and clean pool. The light in the master didn't work but they are getting that fixed. Enjoyed the couches that recline. Had hoped for a tv in a bedroom. The staff was very friendly and I loved being able to do my laundry and they even provided laundry detergent! Really close to the beaches, restaurants, ferry, and fishing! Would definitely stay here again!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning Fee||$100 + Tax|
|Property Damage Protection||$99|
Guests receive a 50% refund of the total cost (minus the booking & credit card fees) if they cancel at least four weeks before check-in.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.