Beachside Ocean View Galveston Rental

Walk to the beach.  Don\'t get sand in the car !A day in the surfkids love the beachanother beach view from under the Palmscovered deck with sofa and four side chairsOpen deck with dining areaanother deck viewdownstairs patio areapatio area downstairs with charcoal barrel type grill living room view to deckview of dining area and into living areafrom dining area looking toward living roomdiningKitchen view with kitchen area table. There is a second small refrigerator.Master bedroom with King bedsecond view of Master with KingSecond bedroom with full bedsAnother full bed view in second bedroomthird bedroom;  one of two twins in kids bunk room.bunks in third bedroom day bed with pull out trundle bed in studysunrisesunset to night viewSecond bathmaster bath
“ Excellent ”
10 Reviews
23118 Fresca Street, Galveston, TX 77554


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 12
Type: Home
Per night: $175 - $325
Per week: $975
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Galveston vacation home rental
Keep the sand out of the car. Don’t drive – walk! Amber Sand is a beachside home located in Galveston, in one of the premier residential locations on its west end. There is a great view from the large deck with a short walk to the beach. This area is very popular due to its location bordering the beach with bay access as well.
This three bedroom (+ study) and 2 bath home was professionally renovated in fall 2014. Antique oak floors & high ceilings create a spacious living area for a large group. It sleeps 12 in beds plus large comfy sofa.

The master bedroom has a king bed, and the guest room has two new, full-size beds. The downstairs third bedroom has 2 twins and a set of twin size bunk beds making it a kids’ favorite. In addition to the study’s sleeping area has a daybed and trundle, it is a perfect place to relax with a book or a mid-day nap. All furnishings, amenities and décor create the perfect ambiance of a beach vacation home.

The large covered front deck has seating for the entire family’s outdoor entertaining & dining. As well, there is plenty of room to lay in the sun and enjoy the ocean breeze on the deck. Downstairs, the patio area is shaded with a table, benches and a charcoal grill. There is also a nice, enclosed outdoor shower to rinse off after a day at the beach.
Amber Sand has a large kitchen with all of the dishes, silverware and glasses for 12. It has Central AC, Cable TVs, DVD Players, Wii-Fi Internet, Dishwasher and Washer/Dryer. There are two kayaks and a large nylon kite to sail. Your phone will work great to search, send and receive messages since Wi-Fi is available. Amber Sand is also pet friendly.

There are neighborhood fishing piers, bay access boat launch, picnic pavilion, a beautiful swimming pool and more. We are located on a cul-de-sac street. At the neighboring marina, you will find two of several local seaside restaurants with excellent fine dining and a tropical themed grill with live music and an arcade for the kids. The local pizzeria offers a great Italian selection with a total of 5 restaurants in the west end. Convenience stores, a bait shop and a small but great grocery store just down the road.
Area Information
This area is very popular due to its view of the ocean as well as the bay. The State Park is east of the neighborhood for nature and bird lovers, with a coastal birding trail and abundance of water fowl. You will have restaurants for every taste and occasion to choose from. Moody Gardens offers Rainforest Pyramid exhibits, seasonal festivities, an IMAX 3D Theater, Discovery Museum and the tropical Palm Beach waterpark. A very popular & top rated golf course is located at Moody Gardens as well.

Flight & railroad museums are a couple of the many tours are available on the historic island. Impressive shows and concerts can be enjoyed at the Grand 1894 Opera House and at local festivals! Music venues, restaurants and bars have live music as well! Pleasure Pier is Galveston’s new, over-the-water theme park! Schlitterbahn waterpark is open year round as well for use of the indoor pool. There are Surfing outfitters with lessons, boat and jet-ski rentals, guided fishing trips, paddle boat and bike rentals, parasailing and bi-plane flights to keep everyone entertained!

The Historic District offers unique shops, upscale restaurants, art galleries, historic home tours and live music. Don't forget the Stand for Shopping and a walk onboard the tall ship Elissa. If you are an antique person, there are several good shops, offering yet another excursion!

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Sep 08 2014 Feb 28 2015 $175 $325 $975 - 1 Night
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 15%
Deposits: A 50% security deposit is required to secure. The remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to rental. Any other rental amounts must be paid 30 days prior to the rental date. There is a 3 day minimum on holidays. A paypal link can be provided or you may pay deposits by check 4 weeks in advance of date.
Payment Options: Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: If you choose Linens and towels are available for use. We do ask you leave them fresh and folded. There are one locked owner closet. DO NOT OPEN. Call if you need something. There are 3 closets ready for your personal use plus twelve dresser drawers that are empty in bedrooms


  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Double Beds
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Deck
  • High Speed Internet
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Kayak
  • Pet Friendly
  • Beach Chairs
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Porch
  • Beach Towels
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Ocean)
  • Canoe
  • Heating
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Toaster
  • CD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • VCR
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator (Mini)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Activities

  • Beach
  • Golf
    (2 miles)
  • Bowling
    (5 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (8 miles)
  • Kayaking
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (5 miles)
  • Playground
    (8 miles)
  • Ocean
  • Park
    (2 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (7 miles)
  • Theme Park
    (10 miles)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Boating
    (7 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (15 miles)
  • Surfing
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (7 miles)
  • Sailing
    (15 miles)
  • Amusement Park
    (2 miles)
  • Water Park
    (3 miles)
  • Jet Skiing
    (8 miles)
  • Winery
    (25 miles)
  • Aquarium
    (2 miles)

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Reviews for this vacation home rental in Galveston, Texas

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Jennifer Washington

St. Paul Minnesota

Don't hesitate!!

This house is one of a kind. Completely updated! Cute beach house charm- over the top!! Walk across the street to the beach! Owners very friendly and just a phone call away! We will definitely rent again next time we visit Galveston Beach! This house has everything absolutely everything you need to vacation! Netflix, 2 tvs, laundry, grill, all kitchen needs, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, free parking everywhere on the island, amazing porch to relax on, etc.....

Brenda Stookey


Very nice views

House was clean and the best part was the water view from both balconies.

Bonnie Dow

Owner's reply:

Thank you !

ron shorter

Macomb, OK USA

Amber Sand

We had a great time and plenty of room for kids and grandkids. Walking distance to the ocean was ideal. All eleven of us agree that we need to gather here again next year. Thanks from the Shorter Family.

Mary Janota

Magnolia Tx

Great Experience!

Overall great stay! Called about minor issues (microwave; coffeemaker) and less than an hour later had new replacements delivered. Service was top notch. We'd rent it again in a heartbeat! less than an hour later had new replace.ents

barry lasater

Bryan Texas

fabelous weekend

everything went smoothly from start to finish the house was great no problems the rental proces was easy from initial contact to walk through i plan on returning next year and am looking forward to staying at amber sand

Bonnie Dow

Owner's reply:

Thank you.

Kathy Hoeck Henke

Medford, WI USA

trouble-free vacation - priceless!

We planned a vacation for ourselves, my brother's and my cousin's families. We had 10 people and we chose this house because there was an actual bed for each person. What we found surpassed our expectations. The house was immaculate, well-stocked and everything worked. (We had a brief glitch with the WiFi and the owner contacted support immediately and we were back in business). The view from the deck is awesome. Lots of outdoor seating to enjoy the sun or the shade. We walked to the beach several times a day and an outside water source allowed us to rinse off before going back in the house. We had use of a charcoal grill and a gas grill was available if you have your own tank. There is a little convenience store nearby and a short drive along the seawall brings you to larger stores. We hope to vacation here again. Cherished memories begin with choosing the perfect environment. We did just that. Thanks again for sharing your beautiful home with us!

Bonnie Dow

Owner's reply:

Thank You for writing Kathy !

betty listi

Houston, TX

Amber Sand

This was a wonderful home for our family! There was plenty of room for the 10 of us. We loved the big den for relaxing in the evening. The dining table was perfect for gathering around to play games. We enjoyed the spacious porch where we had dinner each night. The close accessibility to the beach was a definite plus. The house was clean, and everything worked. A good time was had by all!

Mary Simmons Steagall

College Station, Texas USA

Fabulous Easter Week-End

Our family gathered at Amber Sand for Easter Week-End. It was a large family gathering and our first time to do a rental thing. We had a great time! The beach was a short walk away plus the "in town" sights were a short drive away. The house was clean and ready for us when we arrived. Bonnie met us with the key and it was smooth sailing the whole time. The weather was wonderful and we so enjoyed sitting out on the porch and visiting. We chose to wash the linens before we left and left, we felt, the house in good order. We got our deposit back promptly,so Bonnie must have thought so, too. Would recommend a stay here any time. It was all a pleasant experience.

Bonnie Dow

Owner's reply:

Thank you.

Kathy Garcia

Bryan, Tx


Our three families had a very relaxing weekend at the beach house. We had sixteen people in our group and had plenty of room for everyone without feeling crowded. The walk to the beach was only 2 minutes away and was at a location where there were no vehicles allowed so it was not crowded. However, if you wanted to take your vehicle , that drive was just 1 minute in the opposite direction. Our family would definitely rent this house again and recommend it to our friends. We did have one small cliche but the owner took care of it in a matter of minutes!

Joyce Anthony


Walking distance to beach

We Really Enjoyed The 2 Days We Were There. The Beach Was In Walking Distance. We Forget Our Own Linens, So We Had To Use Theirs, Which Mean We Had To Get Up Early To Do Laundry On Sunday So I Could Get My Refundable Deposit. Which I Did Reicved.

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