Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in West End, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $104 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in West End. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly city of West End awaits you

The gardens, beaches and rainforest display a scene truly unique to West End. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bird watching and aquarium. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around West End

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West End a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Broadway (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Moody Gardens Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Galveston Country Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in West End

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, West End is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jamaica Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Galveston Island Beaches (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Moody Gardens (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • San Luis Pass (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • East Beach (15 mi / 24.1 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in West End?

Whether you're organizing an adventurous break with pals or a romantic trip with your loved one, one of these top vacation rentals in West End is sure to attract you:

  • "Book Now For Fall Beach Time Ocean Views Comfy Home": If you're searching for somewhere in Beachside Village with 4 bedrooms and plenty of home comforts, this getaway will tick your boxes. Amenities include heating and a microwave oven.
  • "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West": Located in Galveston, this popular getaway has 5 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Wheelchair accessibility and an iron and ironing board are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect West End vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in West End?

After a tiring week, a short break bursting with adventure will be just what you need to reinvigorate your spirit. Browse these tempting weekend getaways in West End where you can pack a whole lot into your stay:

  • Experience relaxation and fun combined at "Beach/oceanfront, Surrond Sound". This retreat in Bermuda Beach is an excellent base for exploring natural attractions such as Quintana Xeriscape Nature Reserve and Spanish Grant Beach. If you're craving something a bit more active, spend your time water skiing or skiing.
  • "Heated Private Pool, Free Golfcart" in Sea Isle is also suited to a quick getaway. Stay in and chill or get out and enjoy kayaking and skiing. If you're eager to see some nature attractions, Walter Hall Park and Resoft County Park are must-do's.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in West End?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in West End. While they obviously can't compete in size with a mansion, they sure do pack a punch when it comes to character, convenience and location. Here are a couple of highly rated options.

  • "Most Reviewed And Highest Rated Condo At Seascape. On The Beach Top Floor" is a cozy escape in Galveston. You'll have lots of amenities at your disposal here, including a living room and WiFi. When it's time to explore some of the nearby cultural sights, Strand Theatre and Galveston Arts Center should be among your first stops.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Beachfront Condo - Seaside Sea" which offers a heated pool, free toiletries and more. Located in Galveston, sights like Galveston Art League Gallery and St. Mary Cathedral Basilica will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in West End?

Short-term rentals come in all budgets, shapes and sizes in West End. Whether you're planning a quick trip with the family or a couple of nights with some friends, Vrbo will help you find the ideal getaway. Check out these appealing options:

  • Located close to the center of Bermuda Beach, "Beach/oceanfront, Surrond Sound" is suited to a quick stay. Use it as a base to check out famous attractions nearby, such as Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark.
  • Come for the relaxed vibe at "Heated Private Pool, Free Golfcart", stay for the terrific sights scattered around it. This retreat in Sea Isle puts you close to Indian Beach, Jamaica Beach and other hot spots.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in West End?

Whether you've been an item for a few months, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to stoke passions. If you're looking for somewhere dreamy to spend a few days with your significant other, check out these escapes:

  • "Book Now For Fall Beach Time Ocean Views Comfy Home" in Beachside Village will convince you to plan more romantic weekends away. It's full of nice touches, including air conditioning and a balcony.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend away at "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West". Located in Galveston, it offers a resort, a fireplace and other highlights.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in West End?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring all your besties with you, you'll be needing a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in West End that will accommodate large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "Sept 30 Weekend Now Open Ocean Views Comfy Home": With 4 bedrooms, everyone can join the fun at this exceptional retreat in Beachside Village. A water park and a garden are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West": You'll get your crew's seal of approval at this Galveston option which comes with a beach view, a nearby waterfront and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will comfortably accommodate everyone you love.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in West End?

Planning a vacation in West End with a big group of people doesn't have to mean cramming everyone into just a few rooms. If you want someplace comfy where you and your guests can spread out, one of these large vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "Las Palomas|beachbox|private Pool And Pond": With 7 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, there's more than enough space at this sizable rental in Galveston. Useful amenities here include a nearby waterfront and a swimming pool.
  • "Westwind|beachbox| Beachfront|massive Deck": Situated in Indian Beach, this retreat features a garden and a beach view. It has 8 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 32 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in West End?

Get set to take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a few popular house rentals in West End where life is cooler by the pool:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Oceanfront - Beautiful Beach House". Treat the whole family on a trip to this Hershey Beach rental home which also comes with a DVD player and on-site watersports.
  • Read a book by the water while the kids splash around at "Beautiful Cozy Beach House, 3 Bedrooms". This option in Bermuda Beach comes with a range of features to keep your team comfy, such as nearby birdwatching activities and a TV.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in West End?

Start working on your invitation list, because Vrbo has lots of family vacation rentals in West End that'll happily house your gang. Here are a few favorites:

  • Located in Beachside Village, "Sept 30 Weekend Now Open Ocean Views Comfy Home" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 of your nearest and dearest. Some handy amenities here include outdoor furniture and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another top option, "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West" in Galveston offers 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. A barbecue grill and a living room will keep your group comfy and content.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in West End?

Perfect relaxation for adults and a source of fun and entertainment for kids, an indoor pool will be a seriously impressive add-on to your escape. If you're after someplace with lots of space where you and your group can enjoy a splash, don't miss these beautiful large houses in West End:

  • Jump in, the water's great at "The Blue Diamond At Diamond Beach". Located in Galveston, this outstanding vacation rental has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests. A swimming pool and a kitchen are other amenities that help make this place a top choice.
  • What's more awesome than a pool? A personal pool right inside your house, just like at "Beautiful 3 Bedrooms Condo With Full View Of The Gulf". This property in Bravos de Boston has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. It also comes with plenty of other features to keep your guests entertained, including a water park and an ocean view.

Like some other options? Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page, adjust the filters to find the West End vacation rental that's perfect for your needs and book in your dream property today.