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Galveston Home
3 BR / 1.5 BA / Sleeps 9 3 9 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
3 bedrooms 1.5 bathrooms Sleeps 9
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"A great location to get to the beach, the house was very well kept and had everything we needed. We are getting ready to book again next year"
- Mark Carlock, Springfield, Illinois
(38) Excellent (38 reviews)
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Surfside Beach Home
5 BR / 4.5 BA / Sleeps 22 5 22 3 night min stay
Home / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 22
5 bedrooms 4.5 bathrooms Sleeps 22
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This beach house was great for my church group because of the gorgeous view, great amenities, and beautiful house. We enjoyed how the house's location was near the beach and the beaches were so clean. All of the appliances was working and useful for..."
- Katherine Pham, Houston
(8) Excellent (8 reviews)
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Galveston Home
4 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This house is awesome & was perfect for our Family! The details in the furnishing of this home are so appropriate & very welcoming. We really felt like we were on vacation! ! ! Everything we needed for our stay was available to us. We are already making..."
- Stephanie Franklin Roach, Ovilla TX USA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Galveston Condo
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay varies
Condo / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This was our first trip to Pointe West but not our last! Our family was awe- struck as we entered the Villa Fontana suite. For our 40th anniversary, we could not have asked for a better getaway than this. The entire facility was amazing from the assistants..."
- Jean Ann Brooks-Keller, Terrell, TX
(28) Excellent (28 reviews)
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Galveston Condo
2 BR / 1.5 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 Min stay varies
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 1.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"How does one put into words a description of an environmental "glory light! " Beaches along Seawall Blvd. were extremely clean and water was almost crystal clear blue. This matched the impeccably beautiful interior decor of our condo at Maravilla, room..."
- Michael C. Kelley, 9440 Estate Lane, Dallas, Texas 75238-1867
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)
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Galveston Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 10 3 10 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 10
Dishwasher • Microwave • Air Conditioning
"This year I asked my 4 year old what he wanted to do for his birthday and his answer was "go to the beach! " Since we were moving to Houston, what better beach than Galveston! We had a total of 8 people with us and we all slept very comfy. I don't not..."
- Kendra Johnson, Houston, Tx
(11) Excellent (11 reviews)
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Port Isabel Home
4 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 12 4 12 2 night min stay
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 12
Dishwasher • Microwave • Air Conditioning
"Very clean. Comfortable beds and great living area. Will surely stay here again. Everything we needed was provided. Great deck outside and boat dock. Nice place. Five family members stayed here with plenty of room."
- Nancy Sweeten, Houston
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Galveston Villa
4 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 17 4 17 Min stay varies
Villa / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 17
4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 17
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Completely fell in love with the property. My family and I will definitely be taking vacations there in the future."
- Elias Cerda, Austin, TX USA
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
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Galveston Home
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 Min stay varies
Home / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Azure Vista was cut, bright and comfortable. The view and the deck were perfect. The bed was comfy too! The beach area was not as crowded as some areas, which was good. Enough restaurants and stores a short drive away. We enjoyed it and will go..."
- Teri Webb, Kingwood TX
(24) Excellent (24 reviews)
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Galveston Home
6 BR / 4 BA / Sleeps 24 6 24 Min stay varies
Home / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 24
6 bedrooms 4 bathrooms Sleeps 24
Microwave • Washer/Dryer • TV (Cable/Satellite)
"Rental this house for a weekend for my wife 30 bday and the whole experience was awesome, great location, awesome and clean house .. Very private location and very clean place .. I highly recommend it.. We did not have any issues with the house and ..."
- Jaime Monarca, Katy , Texas
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Galveston Condo
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 2 1 2 2 night min stay
Condo / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 2
Dishwasher • Microwave • Air Conditioning
"Our weekend stay was more than expected. Despite the dreary weather which was expected, the sunny disposition of the condo made our honeymoon stay very enjoyable. It is the perfect place for couples to stay, yet is expandable for slightly larger groups...."
- Janet Kington Still, Houston-Southeast
(19) Excellent (19 reviews)
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Galveston Condo
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 5 night min stay
Condo / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 8
Dishwasher • Microwave • Air Conditioning
"We always enjoy staying at Diamond Beach. So many amenities and a great family outing. The Condo was very nice and Linda the owner was great to deal with. We look forward to returning soon When in Galveston this is the place to be!"
- Jason Bienski, Bryan, Texas
(14) Excellent (14 reviews)
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Galveston Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 12 3 12 3 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 12
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This house was wonderful! It was only steps away from the ocean which made it very easy to run back and forth if you left something inside. The house slept 10 of us comfortably. We did a lot of cooking and the kitchen was great. We will definitely be..."
- Mary Hundley, Dallas, TX
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Galveston Condo
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 1 night min stay
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Air Conditioning
"Would def stay I recommended it's lovely and perfect to be with your significant other"
- Nathaly Colina, Houston texas
(18) Excellent (18 reviews)
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Surfside Beach Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 10 3 10 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 10
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Truly enjoyed our stay. Short walk to the beach. Quiet neighbors. Huge Deck with plenty of shade for the afternoon sun. Decent view of the gulf that is great for watching the sunrise."
- RR, Weatherford, OK
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Galveston Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 5 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • TV (Antenna)
"This is a great house for a family with kids. It's in a quiet neighborhood very close to a clean, private beach. Everything you need for your stay is provided and the outdoor shower even has hot water! Beautiful views from the multiple balconies. Highly..."
- Marie Richards-Gleim, Euless, TX
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)
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Galveston Condo
2 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 8 2 8 Min stay varies
Condo / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
2 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We were in town for the Gritty Goddess mud run and stayed at this condo for the weekend. The condo was very clean, nicely updated, has a well stocked kitchen, comfy beds, a huge balcony and beautiful views of the pool and gulf. It is located on the..."
- Ramona Trahan Fay, Dayton,TX
(8) Excellent (8 reviews)
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About Gulf Coast

Visiting the Gulf Coast in Texas

With a coastline stretching more than 600 miles from Louisiana to Mexico, visiting the Gulf Coast of Texas means no shortage of beaches, amusement parks, historical sites, great eats, or shopping. "Everything is bigger in Texas," including your options. For instance, for something that takes in the whole coast, the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail shouldn't be missed. But between the natural beauty and warm Gulf waters, there's a little something for everyone all along the Texas coast. Families, couples, or groups should look into Texas Gulf Coast vacation rentals. Rent online and save for a one-of-a-kind experience!

The beaches along the Gulf are beautiful, and the gentle waves (storms not included) make it a great beach vacation for families with little children. But while the beach towns are family friendly, they are also a spot chosen often by Spring Breakers throughout Texas. There are activities for all ages on the Gulf Coast of Texas. In Wharton, don’t miss the 20th Century Technology Museum. The Alvin Opry hosts amazing country music and gospel singers on Saturday nights. In Brownsville, don’t miss the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, and enjoy a guided tour of coastal prairies and the many species of animals that call this area home.


With more than 30 miles of beachfront, Galveston Isle is probably one of the best-known vacation hot spots on the Texas Gulf Coast. Rentals by owner are a good choice to ensure your peace of mind amongst the hustle and bustle of tourists.
Things to Do
Whether you're strolling through the Victorian historic downtown or touring Bishop's Palace, it's obvious why Galveston, TX, was the "Playground of the South" in the 1800s. Pleasure Pier is all nostalgia and as much fun as you can fit in a roller-coaster car. Be sure to check out Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn water park, too. Texas beach vacation rentals will keep festivals, like the third-largest Mardi Gras, close while still offering a respite. The Lone Star Flight Museum and the Ocean Star Drilling Rig Museum offer experiences found nowhere else. NASA's Johnson Space Center is also a short drive away.
There are more than 100 restaurants here, and of course, fresh seafood abounds. Olympia Grill at Pier 21 won the first Galveston Restaurant of the Year Award, featuring dockside tables and a Greek menu. Runner-up Rudy & Paco brings Mexican flavors and was named one of America's Top 100 Restaurants by Open Table, and popular Nonno Tony's World Kitchen offers great Italian food.

South Padre Island

Bounded by Laguna Madre Bay on the west and the Gulf on the east, Texas beach vacation rentals on South Padre Island are unique. The barrier island is 34 miles long, and when you're at the very tip of the Texas coast, Matamoros, Mexico, is a short day trip away.
Things to Do
South Padre Island's widest point is a mere half-mile across, so historical locales are limited to Port Isabel's fishing village and 19th-century lighthouse. The island is known largely as one of the top ten best beaches in the world, offering parasailing, kite-boarding and jet-skiing, not to mention fishing. In fact, the Texas International Fishing Tournament has chosen South Padre Island as its host for 74 years. At this tropical hot spot, Texas Gulf Coast beach house rentals will let keep your focus on your vacation and not on packed hotels.
Fresh fish entrees are everywhere, but there's a broad range of options. The island boasts the second-oldest brew pub in Texas, the Padre Island Brewery Co., which offers amazing barbecued ribs. The Sea Ranch Restaurant & Bar is a top four-star restaurant and boasts a famous ahi tuna dish. Family-friendly restaurants like Mutt Hutt and Shrimp Haus offer daily specials and fun food.

Weather and When to Visit

While people often associate beaches with summer, Texas Gulf Coast vacation rentals are available all year because the region stays warm and mild. There are holiday events and festivals for those booking winter vacation rentals. Texas coast residents welcome "winter Texans" looking for a taste of the tropics instead of snow.
The high season and most activities run from spring through early fall. Even in the height of summer, the Gulf remains pleasant. South Padre Island is a favorite choice for spring break, and Galveston throws a wonderful Mardi Gras.
Tropical storm and hurricane season is right when most want to take a vacation: mid-summer through fall. However, that shouldn't stop anyone from planning a trip. Many times, this region is unaffected. With careful planning, attentive selection of Texas coast vacation rentals, and a mindful eye on the weather, your trip should go off without a hitch.


The Gulf Coast is where Texans, and other visitors, come to party. There is always something fun going on. In October, visit the Houston Scream Festival, the largest “haunted house” attraction in Texas, or take in the Rockport-Fulton Seafair featuring crab races and an outdoor boat show. Galveston holds a 12-day Mardi Gras that is not to be missed. The Texas Sand Fest brings sand sculptors from around the world to Port Aransas at the end of April/beginning of May each year. Come enjoy the Aransas Pass’ annual Shrimporee in June, the largest shrimp festival in the world.


The Gulf Coast of Texas offers some of the state’s best shopping. From the upscale Galleria of Houston to the unique treasures at the Rockport Art Center, each Gulf town seems to offer shopping venues as unique as it is. Padre Boulevard on South Padre Island and the Tanger Outlets in Galveston provide a lot of shopping opportunities. If you have little ones who do not enjoy shopping, check out Houston’s Memorial City Mall and its whimsical, indoor play area.


Seafood reigns supreme in this area of the country, with many local restaurants featuring dishes plucked right from the Gulf. But Texas does more than seafood. You’ll find a number of delicious barbecue restaurants and plenty of Tex Mex fusion. This part of Texas serves up gourmet samplings as well as roadside dives, and you can enjoy them all amidst some spectacular views.
The Texas Gulf Coast offers miles of adventures as you explore seaside stop after seaside stop. While it makes a beautiful spot for a road trip, finding the perfect Texas Gulf Coast beach rental may keep you sunning yourself on a beautiful beach and frolicking in the surf.