Destination guide

The tranquil area of Jamaica Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Jamaica Beach. This city's biking, fishing and seafood restaurants attract many visitors, and its relaxing and walkable location add to the charm. Galveston Island State Park and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Jamaica Beach

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Jamaica Beach for its biking, fishing and kayaking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Jamaica Beach has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Galveston Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Moody Gardens Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Magic Carpet Golf (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (13.6 mi / 22 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Jamaica Beach

Travelers enjoy Jamaica Beach for its kayaking. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jamaica Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jamaica Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galveston Island State Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Moody Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • San Luis Pass (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • San Luis Pass County Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Porretto Beach (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Jamaica Beach

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 31 mi (49.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 36.8 mi (59.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Jamaica Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,013 house rentals around Jamaica Beach. From 665 house rentals to 315 condo and apartment rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jamaica Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jamaica Beach:

  • Sea Isle: 284 vacation rentals
  • Beachtown: 56 vacation rentals
  • Pirates Cove: 526 vacation rentals
  • Kempner Park: 413 vacation rentals
  • San Jacinto: 424 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Jamaica Beach?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Jamaica Beach. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Galveston Seawall: 2,469 home rentals
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier: 1,550 home rentals
  • Galveston Island State Park: 2,411 home rentals
  • Galveston Fishing Pier: 2,608 home rentals
  • Seawall Boulevard: 1,656 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jamaica Beach listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jamaica Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 665 Houses in Jamaica Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jamaica Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 315 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 12 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 12 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jamaica Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 691 vacation homes with pool available in Jamaica Beach.

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