Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Tiki Island 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 $100 per night, and houses and resorts are popular options for a stay in Tiki Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Chilling out on Tiki Island

Dreaming of vivid sunsets, sandy beaches, and "easy as pie" fishing at your doorstep? With Tiki Island vacation rentals you can unlock access to one of America's most coveted coastal communities. Perched on a Jones Bay peninsula, Tiki Island is all about slowing things down and enjoying the beach life. And with a mere 1,000 local residents, the atmosphere is wonderfully intimate. Of course, if you're craving a street scene you can always day trip to nearby Galveston. Whether you fancy walking tours of its Victorian-era mansions or fun-filled days on the pier, Tiki Island puts you just minutes from the historic seaport.

Activities

Slip into Tiki Island time

Whether you want to enjoy a lazy brunch on the sun deck or cast a line from your private dock, Tiki Island vacation rentals make it easy to slip into holiday mode. A quick jaunt across the Interstate 45 will get you to Galveston, Houston's go-to summer playground. Famous for its historic mansions, Galveston offers a fascinating glimpse at Texas in its glamorous heyday. You can also head down to the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, an old-fashioned amusement park where you'll find ice cream parlors, hot dog stands, and plenty of retro rides.

Weather

Catch Galveston Island's annual bird migration

Texan summers can get hot and sticky, which means the best times to visit are spring and fall. The weather is glorious, with clear skies, balmy evenings, and a cool sea breeze. While temperatures can dip in winter, there's still plenty of sunshine to enjoy. If bird watching is on your itinerary, the best times to visit are spring and fall, when migrating birds descend on Galveston Island State Park. Running for many years now, April's annual Feather Fest birding and nature festival is a great opportunity to connect with fellow bird lovers.

Natural features

Cast a line on Tiki Island

As a barrier island, Galveston is continually shaped by the waves, wind, and tides. This means the landscape is ever changing. From its golden sandy beaches to its forested hiking trails, Galveston Island State Park is a great place to reconnect with nature. Keep an eye out for raccoons, armadillos, and marsh rabbits that roam the park, as well as more than 300 bird species. Offering beach fishing and deep sea charters, Tiki Island is a great place to reel in spotted seatrout, sand trout, redfish, black drum, croaker, and flounder.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Tiki Island?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Tiki Island that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • "Book Now For Fall Beach Time Ocean Views Comfy Home" is a hit with guests. Around 5 miles from Tiki Island, it has 4 bedrooms and lots of amenities to help you feel at home, including a fenced yard and outdoor furniture.
  • Another great choice is "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West", which is around 17 miles from Tiki Island. Offering 5 bedrooms, a beach and cookware, dishware and utensils, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Tiki Island?

There's nothing better than squeezing in a quick break to recharge your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and get comfy in one of these appealing weekend getaways in and around Tiki Island:

  • Spend your whirlwind escape at "Beach/oceanfront, Surrond Sound", which is around 6 miles to the south of Tiki Island. There's lots of adventure and nature to uncover here. Do some sailing and windsurfing or just enjoy the sights of Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island Beaches.
  • Alternatively, leave your cares behind at "150+ Five Star Ratings My Cave Is The Best After Beach". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or be adventurous and try golf and cycling. When it's time to explore more of the area, check out Kempner Park and Stewart Beach Park. This fantastic vacation rental is around 7 miles east of Tiki Island.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Tiki Island?

Studio apartments set a high bar when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Tiki Island and discover the local vibe and culture:

  • Throw your suitcase down at "Most Reviewed And Highest Rated Condo At Seascape. On The Beach Top Floor". Amenities including a beach and a theme park will help you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Beachfront Condo - Seaside Sea", which offers conveniences including an iron and ironing board and a fridge.

There are plenty of highlights around Tiki Island to add to your itinerary. Nourish the culture buff in you with a visit to Galveston Arts Center and Bishop's Palace.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Tiki Island?

Every now and then, you've just got to get away from it all, even if it's only for a few short days. Experience a delightful mix of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Tiki Island:

  • If you'd like to be close to the action, "Located In The Heart Of Galveston's Silk Stocking District" will be just the thing. It's within reach of the heart of Tiki Island and a good base to discover sights like Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark.
  • Jump out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to see around "Heated Private Pool, Free Golfcart". Grand 1894 Opera House and Bishop's Palace should be on your itinerary if you choose to stay at this sought-after vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Tiki Island?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of evenings away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Tiki Island that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few nights of passion at "Book Now For Fall Beach Time Ocean Views Comfy Home". Located around 5 miles from Tiki Island, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including a restaurant dining guide and air conditioning.
  • "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West" is another retreat that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 17 miles from Tiki Island and has a resort and a fireplace.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Tiki Island?

If you're seeking somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not a place with a little glitz and glamour? These mansions for rent in or around Tiki Island will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in style:

  • Style, charm and character — "Grand Manor Luxury Mansion Suites" has it all, and then some. Around 7 miles east of Tiki Island and offering a fenced yard and a separate dining area, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch and spend a week or two at "Grand Manor Historic Mansion Bird Of Paradise Suite". It's located 7 miles to the east of Tiki Island and comes with beauty services, beach towels and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Tiki Island?

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

  • A great range of amenities including a beach view and an ocean view make "Sept 30 Weekend Now Open Ocean Views Comfy Home" a group favorite. This spacious getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. From central Tiki Island, it's around 5 miles away to the south.
  • "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West" is another excellent option. It's around 17 miles to the southwest of Tiki Island, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. A beach view and a fireplace are just a couple of things designed to make your group vacation more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Tiki Island?

Having access to a swimming space is always a nice perk when you're on vacation, especially if you're bringing the kids. Splash the days away at one of these houses with a pool in or near Tiki Island:

  • Top on our list of cool pool retreats is "Oceanfront - Beautiful Beach House". Traveling families will feel at home here, with convenient amenities like a barbecue grill and a separate dining area also at hand.
  • Another top-rated option is "Beautiful Cozy Beach House, 3 Bedrooms". There's plenty to love about this property apart from its pool, such as a separate dining area and nearby birdwatching activities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Tiki Island?

Every family catch-up should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning some time off with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, these large family vacation rentals in or near Tiki Island offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Located about 5 miles to the south of Tiki Island, "Sept 30 Weekend Now Open Ocean Views Comfy Home" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 14 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a toaster and a dishwasher.
  • Another top choice is "Ocean's Edge - Ocean Front Custom Home In Pointe West". This large rental is 17 miles southwest of Tiki Island and comes with a swimming pool, nearby birdwatching activities and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 18 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Bishop's Palace and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier offer fun for all ages.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Tiki Island?

Take a dip anytime you like at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Slip on your swimsuit and check out these escapes in or near Tiki Island that boast this deluxe perk:

  • Book a few nights at "The Blue Diamond At Diamond Beach" and spend lazy days poolside. This roomy rental has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests and a range of other great amenities. A water park and a swimming pool are among them.
  • In addition to its inviting indoor pool, "Beautiful 3 Bedrooms Condo With Full View Of The Gulf" comes with a swimming pool and a kitchen. It has 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 8 guests, so you can bring the extended family along.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more great Tiki Island vacation rental options for your next big getaway.