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Bedrooms 2
Space 875 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Sleeps 10; 1 Queen, 2 Full, 2 Full Futon

The Beach Retreat has been sold.

It has been a wonderful 10 years sharing our beach house with you.

Thank you,


Just 1 hour from Houston TX. Enjoy Wonderful Beach and Bay Views! The Beach Retreat is a brand new beach house '06 with views abound. Watch waves and sunrises over the beach and boats and sunsets over the bay.

The Beach Retreat is beachside and set back just enough to retain a beautiful gulf view yet offer some privacy from beach goers.

Just because you’re at the beach doesn't mean you have to live like a bum. The Beach Retreat was built and furnished with vacationing guests in mind and has all the desired modern amenities to make you feel at home. The Beach Retreat is all about comfort, and enjoyment. There's a picnic area for outdoor barbecues. When you come back from the beach an enclosed hot outdoor shower is awaiting. You can enjoy the beach views while getting a tan on the private sun deck or sipping a cool beverage under the covered patio.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a family get together, everyday at the Beach Retreat is fun-filled and memorable.

Linens Included - Free of charge: Linens are now included in your rental free of charge for your careful use.

Credit Cards Accepted - : Credit Cards and checks are accepted online. Foreign Checks or Cashiers Checks will not be accepted.

NO SMOKING or PETS ALLOWED -: Smoking is not allowed inside the beach house. Smoking is permitted outdoors.

No pets are allowed. There are children who are allergic.

More Details

Thomas Warren
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2016


Surfside Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 875 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Hot Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Private Outdoor Shower
  • The private Master Bath can only be entered from the Master Bedroom. The shower curtain has palm trees to complete the tropical theme from the Master Bedroom. The Guest bathroom is accessible from the Hallway. It takes on the surfer theme from the Kids Bedroom with a beachy surfer floor mat, surfer wall signs, and a surfboard soap dispenser. The Private Hot Outdoor Shower is a treat from being at the beach all day. Measuring 4 feet by 6 feet, couples can easily shower together.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Kids Bedroom - 2 double
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Full / Double Size
  • The Master Bedroom theme is Tropical Flowers and Palm Trees. You will find a Queen size Bed luxuriously covered in a tropical comforter, pillow shams, and throw pillows. A palm tree painting is centered above the bed. Four Orchid flowers are placed on the south-west window. Two tropical flower paintings are placed on each side of the south-east windows. By the way there are great beach view from the master windows. We placed two casual driftwood chairs beside the window for your relaxation. The Kids Bedroom is a surfer theme. The bedding is a Hawaiian surfing design. There are two surf board pictures above the full sized beds. Four ceramic surfing signs completes the 'surfs up' appeal. Views from the Kids bedroom are of the Bay. The Living room converts into a bedroom with two full size futon sofa beds. The Kids just love to sleep on these.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Steam Shower
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Retreat is tastefully decorated with Tropical Themes. We furnished the Beach Retreat with everything for that perfect vacation. Two bedrooms, two baths, sleeps ten. One queen bed (Master BR), 2 double beds (2nd BR), Two Futon sofas double-size bed / couch (Living Room). Accommodates up to 10 people. Amenities: Central Air/Heat, Microwave, Stove/Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Stack Washer and Dryer, LCD TV, DVD/VCD/Mpeg4/CD/MP3/JPEG player, Picnic Table, Barbecue Grill, Sun Deck and Covered Porch with Baby Gate, Smoke Alarms, Private Hot Water Outdoor Shower, Full Size Kitchen, Breakfast Bar, Phone (local calls only). Fully Furnished and Equipped for Light Housekeeping. Kitchen is furnished with Pots, Pans, Cooking Utensils, Silverware, Cups, Wine Glasses, Plates, Bowls, Toaster, Coffee Maker, and Blender. Bedrooms are furnished with Bedspreads, Pillow Shams, and Pillows. Linens Included: Fitted & Flat Sheets (1 Queen, 4 Full/Queen size), 10 Pillow cases, 10 Towel set


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.757576 based on 33 reviews
Katy, TX

A Fun Christmas Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 stayed 3 nights over the Christmas holidays. The property was great! Very clean and comfortable. A small storm came in while we were there - sitting on the deck and listening to the sound of the waves was nice. We brought along our own golfcart and had fun cruising up and down the beach.

We highly recommend The Beach Retreat - well equipped, very clean, comfortable. Reservations and communication with Tom was great.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Things keep getting better at the Beach Retreat! NEW for 2010: Clean Linens free of charge We just added 5 new sets luxury bed sheets and pillow covers and 10 new sets of egyptian bath towels. Not only will you no longer have to bring your linens, you don't need to launder them either!
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Awesome experience!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome experience!!! I would highly recommend The Beach Retreat to anyone with kids or without kids for a relaxing weekend or week getaway !!! We were there for a holiday July 4th weekend and it was still amazing with all the chaos of the beach business!!! A+ in my book!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for posting a review. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your stay.
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  • 5 of 5

PERFECT VACATION--AWESOME LOCATION, The house was so nice and very well kept. The owner responded to every question i had very quickly, whether by email or phone. The deck was wonderful, during the day we had beach views then at night we would watch the boats come in on the canal. Of course we enjoyed the beach which was only a short 1/2 block walk, very clean and not crowded even in July. You don't have to worry about anybody bothering your things when you walk away. The kids enjoyed the playground at Jetty Park, we drove over to Galveston and went to Moody Gardens, rode the ferry and saw dolphins, enjoyed the Rain Forest Cafe. Even staying a week there were things we didn't have time to do. We will be staying here again, the kids are already planing for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Summer 2014!

  • 5 of 5

Beach Retreat was wonderful...clean and ready for us. Nothing that was promised was missing, so there were no annoying surprises. The placement of this property relative to the beach is probably its best asset! It is nearly private in that the public day beachers seem to stay a few hundred yards away. Only those in nearby beach properties are present. That was very nice!! We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect spot for our family for Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time in Surfside this year. For years we've been going to Port Aransas, but somewhere along the way, it's become "discovered" and the prices reflect that. Our earlier visit this year was with two other familes and a very large house. For this trip, we wanted something smaller to fit just the 3 of us. The Beach Retreat fit the bill! It was warm this year, so the short walk to the beach was welcome! The house was clean and quite comfortable. Being Thanksgiving, we did do some cooking and everything went well. The entire experience was excellent! The only feedback we would give would be in the kitchen area. The owner might consider adding a few items: more than 1 dishtowel, a few dish washcloths, a small mixing bowl and a cookie sheet would round out the other items already provided. We recommend the Beach Retreat!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review of your stay. We are replacing a bunch of stuff that has gone missing or worn down over time and will add your items to the list. Things keep getting better at the Beach Retreat. We have completely replaced all the flooring in the Beach House. It now has dark hand-scraped wood throughout and ceramic tiles in the baths. Over the summer we replaced the charcoal grill with a new stainless steel gas grill placed on the covered deck for your convenience. We'll post new pictures soon.
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Great Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5

We were pleased to find that the Beach Retreat was exactly as described. The house was spotless upon our arrival. The view is great and it is a very short walk to the beach. It's a quiet, relaxing atmosphere with everything you need at your fingertips. The owner had great communication with us throughout the entire process. His response was always very quick. The contract was clearly written and we were refunded our entire security deposit. I would recommend the Beach Retreat and will likely return. It was a pleasant surprise to find the house does have a dishwasher. There is also a washer and dryer for your convenience. The house was in great shape. My husband and I along with our two children and two of our friends stayed at the house and we had plenty of room. We stayed for a week and had a great time!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Things keep getting better at the Beach Retreat! We put in 2 new luxury futons. They are so thick it now takes 2 people to fold back the sofas. We also put in 5 new wicker deck chairs.
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Houston Hobby Airport (HOU)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Hammerhead Bar & Grill
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 332
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Red Snapper Inn
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Surfside Beach
Car: not necessary

*Surfside Beach was recently voted as best Gulf Coast beach town by readers of Gulfscapes magazine*

Surfside Beach Texas is an island between the Gulf of Mexico and Intracoastal Waterway. Only 1 hour south of Houston Texas or 1/2 hour west of Galveston Island. Houston Hobby Airport is also only 1 hour away. Surfside Beach is cleaner and less congested than Galveston Island. Surfside Beach TX is a quiet neighborhood where everyone is friendly and helpful. Surfside police regularly patrol the beaches and surrounding neighborhood to maintain safety and peace. Surfside is truly a wonderful Texas coastal city, with miles of unspoiled shoreline, coastal marsh, rivers and bays.

Other Activities: Sandy Beach, Playground, Exceptional Views, Sight-Seeing, Wildlife Viewing, Bird Migration, Beachcombing, horseback riding, Boogie Boarding, Beach Walking, Wind Surfing, Surfing, Swimming, Jet Skiing, Boating, Jetty Park, Fishing, Surf Fishing, Sound/Bay Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Moody Gardens Aquarium Butterfly Center, IMAX Theater, golf course, sea center, Theater, Museum

Golf: Golf Cart rentals are available down the street as well as Bungee Jumping and Water Slides for the kids.

Ski: Watersports equipment rentals are available on the beach in the summer. Jet Skis, Waverunners, Kayaks, etc.


Rates & Availability

Surfside Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Email us for Weekday special rates Monday to Friday (4 Nights) or Weekend special rates Friday to Monday (3 Nights).
Weekly rates are Friday to Friday or Monday to Monday (7 Nights). The online quote is not flexible enough to calculate it.

Add $100 for holidays
Changeover days are Mondays & Fridays. Higher rates may apply for other combinations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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