Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Crystal Beach 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 WiFi. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Crystal Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Kick back on Crystal Beach

A laid-back community on the Bolivar Peninsula, Crystal Beach is a great spot for families and friends to enjoy a Gulf Coast getaway. Whether it's fishing, birdwatching, or simply finding a secluded spot on the beach that means vacation to you, this is the kind of place where feeling the sand between your toes is part of the deal. Stay close to the action by choosing from the range of Crystal Beach vacation rentals. Whether you're looking for a cozy hideaway for 2 or space for the whole family, you'll find many rentals are just steps from the ocean.

Things to do

Family fun at Crystal Beach

If the beach isn't an all-day event, there are plenty of ways to add a little variety to your vacation. Challenge the kids to a round or 2 at the Gulf Range, an 18-hole mini-golf course that celebrates all things Lone Star State. Cool down afterward with a trip to the Fun Town Water Park, where 2 giant slides and a lazy river offer up endless fun over the summer. And, for a culture fix, squeeze in a trip to historic Fort Travis, where the views of Bolivar Point Lighthouse from atop the fort's bunker are nothing short of memorable.

Activities

Choose your pace at Crystal Beach

Blissful days on the beach come easy here. Locals and vacationers alike are often seen on the sand from the early hours, some hunting for shells and others hoping to add to their collection of sea beans and shark teeth. Tidal treasures aside, Crystal Beach offers a range of activities, from boogie boarding to sandcastle building. If you're keen to haul in the catch of the day, you can do so right at the water's edge or at the nearby North Jetty. Barbecuing your catch on the beach serves up the perfect end to a perfect day.

Weather

Visit Crystal Beach all year round

With a pleasant climate all year round, there's never really a bad time to set up camp in a Crystal Beach vacation rental. The summer months of June through September serve up temperatures in the 80s Ñ perfect if you're dead set on showing off a glorious tan when you get back home. Over the winter months of December through February, temperatures drop to around 50 to 60 degrees, still plenty warm enough to enjoy strolls along the beach, crabbing with the kids and trips to the museums along the coast.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach:

  • "Just Steps To The Sand And Surf" is popular with guests. Around 3 miles from Crystal Beach, it has 4 bedrooms and loads of useful amenities, including a stereo and children's games.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Tiny Bubbles - Hot Tub In The Gulf Breeze". Around 2 miles from the heart of Crystal Beach, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a video library and a blender.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Crystal Beach?

Take a rain check on those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Choose one of these weekend getaways in and around Crystal Beach and take advantage of all the awesome things to do close by:

  • Located 3 miles to the southwest of central Crystal Beach, "One Amazing View - Beach Front" is a good fit for adventurous types and nature buffs. Get out and discover nearby attractions, such as Clear Lake Park and Walter Hall Park. Then, try your hand at activities like surfing and boogie boarding or golf.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Ocean Views Off The Deck Of This 3rd Row Crystal Beach Home". Stay in and put your feet up, or get active and try fishing and water skiing. When it's time to explore some nearby attractions, organize a visit to Palm Beach and Palm Beach. This attractive vacation rental is around 3 miles southwest of Crystal Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Crystal Beach?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting to know your new surroundings and your nights kicking back in your cozy hideaway. These properties in or near Crystal Beach are sure to please:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, kick back and relax at "1 Bed, 1 Bath". A fridge and a kitchen are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • Or, use "Yurt On The Beach" as a base to discover the best sights around you. This home away from home comes with a nearby beach, a nearby waterfront and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Crystal Beach?

You'll find a selection of short-term rentals in and near Crystal Beach. And the good news is, Vrbo has something for every budget and style — from sprawling homes with a pool and a garden to charming chalets ideal for a romantic getaway. Here's a sample of what's available here:

  • Situated not far from the heart of Crystal Beach, "3/2 ~ ~100 Ft From The Beach With Large Deck And Beautiful View" is perfect for a short escape. Use it as a base to visit nearby attractions like Bolivar Peninsula.
  • Or maybe "Pelican's Perch 4 Bedrooms Includes Cargo Lift" is better suited. Check out nearby sights like Crystal Beach Beaches during the day and then kick back and relax in your comfy digs at night.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Crystal Beach?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Crystal Beach that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some mellow music and chill together at "Just Steps To The Sand And Surf". Around 3 miles from Crystal Beach, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including air conditioning and a nearby marina.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days drinking wine and canoodling at "Tiny Bubbles - Hot Tub In The Gulf Breeze", around 2 miles from Crystal Beach. A nearby bay and outdoor furniture will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Just Steps To The Sand And Surf". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 4 bedrooms, a beach view and an ocean view. It's around 3 miles to the southwest of Crystal Beach.
  • "Tiny Bubbles - Hot Tub In The Gulf Breeze" is another awesome option. It's around 2 miles to the southwest of Crystal Beach, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A water park and a garden are among the things that'll help make your stay more comfortable.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Crystal Beach?

Whether you're arranging a big party or a break with a bunch of your besties, we can help you find a space to fit your group. Send invites out to your posse and take a look at these large vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach:

  • "Family And Corporate Retreat": With 8 bedrooms accommodating as many as 40 people, space won't be a worry at this sprawling stunner. A garden and a kitchen are just a taste of its amenities.
  • "Lone Survivor Foundation Beach Retreat": Get your entire party's nod of approval at this property which features a kitchen and a fireplace. With 11 bedrooms, up to 34 of your loved ones can play and stay here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Crystal Beach?

Nothing says fun like a pool. Dig out your flamingo floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Crystal Beach that feature this added perk:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at "Dramatic Ocean Viewsseconds To Beach3 Bedroom House". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as free toiletries and a DVD player.
  • "2nd Row Beach House With Beautiful Ocean View And Easy Beach Access" is the sort of place you go to escape the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Books and a balcony are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Wondering what the weather's like in Crystal Beach? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire selection of Crystal Beach vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Crystal Beach?

Nana and Pawpaw, Great-Aunt Jean ... You can put them on your invitation list when you stay in a large family vacation rental in or near Crystal Beach. Get all the people you love together at one of these spacious escapes:

  • Make your visit one to remember at "Just Steps To The Sand And Surf". This getaway has 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 12 guests and comes with plenty of amenities, including a kitchen and a living room. You'll find it around 3 miles southwest of Crystal Beach.
  • Alternatively, escape with your crew to "Tiny Bubbles - Hot Tub In The Gulf Breeze". It's about 2 miles to the southwest of Crystal Beach, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Useful amenities here include on-site watersports and a smart TV.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions in the area, Hooks Woods Bird Sanctuary promises a fun day out for all.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Crystal Beach?

Take a break with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Crystal Beach and get set to build some beautiful new memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Cabin - Dkd's Hideaway" - Around 1 mile southwest of central Crystal Beach, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like a kitchen and childrens activities.
  • "Cabin - Beachhaven At Crystal Beach" - This property is also perfect for families and is around 1 mile west of Crystal Beach. Offering a kitchen, a smart TV and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Crystal Beach vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.