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The Cutest Beachfront Cottage in Galveston! Recently Featured on HGTV!!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 12

Beach Retreat #1

Galveston, TX 77554


Beach Retreat is a beachfront home located within the closest beach community to Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Water Park. This home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, a great floor plan and a host of amenities that make this a great choice for families.

An open floor plan spans the length of the house and features a wall of windows showing off great Gulf views. The living area on the main level features a comfortable seating area with a built-in entertainment cabinet, a dining area and additional seating at the kitchen bar. Granite counter tops are found in this well-equipped kitchen along with custom cabinetry and hardwoods throughout.

Beach Retreat sleeps 12 comfortably with quality bedding.

More Details

Property Manager
Casey Khoo
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(40 traveler reviews)

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The Cutest Beachfront Cottage in Galveston! Recently Featured on HGTV!!
average rating of 4.9 based on 40 reviews
Round Rock

Great vacation for your family!

  • 5 of 5

My family visited this home right after it was rebuilt from Ike and the owners have simply done a fantastic job! Everything was just perfect. This is by far the best house on the entire beach! The fishing was good too! We'll be back again next year for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We definitely think it is the best beach front house on the island, but it is great when others advocate it for us!! Cannot wait to see you next year!
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33 4

Spring Break 2018

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay, and it truly is the closest we have stayed to the beach compared to other beach front rentals we have done over the years. The inside of the home could use a little TLC, there were light bulbs out, dryer didn’t dry well, and the outdoor shower didnt work during our stay, however the faucets outdoors and on the deck worked, which we used quite a bit! You do need to bring stuff from your own paper towels, hand soaps, toilet paper, etc. While I knew prices would be higher because of Spring Break, I just expected more out of the house for the price we paid. The beach access, deck, and closeness were all very enjoyable! I will add, that this house is close to 2 public beach access spots, which can seem to attract some unwanted beach parties, especially on Spring Break..

Owner was great to deal with, and overall this was a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall very nice

  • 4 of 5

We loved the cottage overall. Pros- view is breathtaking, manager is very responsive and helpful, beds were very comfortable, kitchen is well stocked. Overall, it’s a beautiful waterfront cottage with close proximity to everything!

Cons- could have used extra kitchen towels and toilet paper, handsoap in bathrooms, and small toiletries. At this price point these could should have been included. Also, master shower shower curtain was moldy and needed changing. The sofa covers may need washing. With these small changes it would have been 5 stars easily!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boerne, TX

Family reunion in Sunny Beach

  • 4 of 5

This was our second stay at this home. We picked it because of the convenience on the beach and only 5 min grocery run. It was under renovation during this stay, but it did not effect our trip. The home did not have floor mats this time, which isn't a great match for sandy feet. Nor did we find kitchen towels or hot pads for the oven. Other than those minor things, it's a great getaway place!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1 1

Awesome!! Heaven on Earth!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three lovely nights here and it was AWESOME!! The pictures don't do justice for the house, its definitely very nice. The house was very clean, it had everything we needed and more. You can open the balcony gate and walk right on the beach.

The beach was very clean, and not crowded, & the neighborhood was quiet! The whole experience was just awesome!! The house is not too close or too far from anything that you want to do in town. The sunset is amazing from the balcony!! I would definitely recommend anyone looking for a nice relaxing beachfront house to stay here!! This is where we will be staying on our next family vacation to Galveston!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Charlotte! We look forward to your next visit!:)
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1 0

The blue cottage is perfectly located

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming here for 7 years. It is the perfect distance to Galveston , to the pier to restaurants and it's right on the beach!! Love love it

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review Teresa! We hope to see you again soon!:)
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Car: necessary

Schlitterbahn Water Park and Moody Gardens are only 5 minutes away!




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and linen $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

Check-in time is at 3pm and check out time is at 11am.
Adults cannot rent property on behalf of underage guests. No prom groups or parties allowed.
Please make sure to read rental policy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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