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Tuck's Retreat - A Beautiful Ocean Front Beach House Near Historic Galveston!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,340 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8-10

Tuck's Retreat is an exceptional beach house that has a front row seat to the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico, and is in a very desirable community in the heart of a small community known as Treasure Island in San Luis Pass. Close to Galveston yet tucked away from the city, our beaches are less crowded and more relaxing. Near Freeport and Surfside Beach, Tuck's Retreat is the ideal family vacation, a gorgeous ocean front retreat near 32 miles of beaches ideal for Winter Texans, honeymooners, romantic escapes, family vacations & holidays or long weekends. We are conveniently located at the foot of the San Luis Pass bridge for easy and close access to historic Galveston. Tuck's Retreat beach house features an exceptional panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico, and is fully furnished and equipped with new appliances and amenities, including a front loading washer & dryer to make you feel right at home. Our house has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms that will sleep 8 to 10 guests comfortably

Marc Tuckey
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018


Freeport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 King - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2 Queen - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 3 Twin/Full Bunks - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds above and two full beds on lower bunk
  • 3 bedrooms: one king, queen and 2 sets of bunk beds (2 Full and 2 Twin Beds)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Tucks Retreat has three bedrooms that will sleep 8-10 guests comfortably. There are two full bathrooms. We provide a spacious fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with all the conveniences of home, including cookbooks, microwave, crockpot, and blender. Our large living and dining room have a spectacular unobstructed view of The Gulf of Mexico, and vaulted ceilings. 40 inch big screen t.v., Satellite, DVD and broadband internet are handy for rainy days. A wall of windows overlooking the beautiful ocean creates a light and bright atmosphere. A front loading washer & dryer, provide all the comforts of home. Watch the waves roll in and view the gorgeous sunrises and amazing sunsets from our private large covered deck.


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Tuck's Retreat - A Beautiful Ocean Front Beach House Near Historic Galveston!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 46 reviews

This home is is like staying on a boat!

  • 5 of 5

Oh what a wonderful home. Well appointed, stocked full of equipment necessary for a good time, and the view is to die for. At night instead of make believing that the highway near my Austin home is the ocean, Tuck's Retreat provides the real thing. I have also stayed at Tuck's Landing and it was just as cool. I have not stayed at Tuck's Point....but am looking forward to a visit in the near future. Thank you Marc and all of your family for creating such a relaxing and cool atmosphere. I'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Perfect retreat! Greatest location! Quiet, peaceful, quaint and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, quiet, clean and quaint. Very highly recommend for a relaxing few days! Tucks place is a true retreat 👍🏻

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Our Vaction Retreat

  • 5 of 5

It just doesn't get any better than this. Oh yes but it does. Over the years we've been here many times, every time we come down its a new and better experience. Marc and Pamela have a great getaway home in Tucks Retreat. We always know that all we need to take along, are a couple of fishin rods and our groceries. The house sits on the best spot on the whole island.

The deck extends out over the ocean for some great fishing. When your sitting on the deck in the early morning you'll be facing some of the most beautiful sunrises you'll ever see. If you like shelling, there are plenty of beaches to keep you busy. This is truly a "Home Away" from home.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Can't Find a More Beautiful Location!

  • 5 of 5

As always, Tuck's Retreat does not disappoint! Marc and Pam maintain the home well with up-dates every season. This year, they made several additions such as new appliances, furniture, and a wonderful staircase with an extra landing since the house sits high above the water. To the pocket beach adjacent to the house, God added a beautiful, pristine beach that you can stroll all the way to the bridge. And of course, His sunrises are without a doubt some of the best on this planet! Each year, we hate to leave and start counting the weeks until returning to our peaceful and happy ocean respite. Thanks again, Marc and Pam, for being our vacation partners - we appreciate the opportunity to share Retreat.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Will be booking next years stay immediately no aspect of our stay could have been better Marc's property is always immaculate and accommodating so much so we find no need to leave the property. I don't like getting older but I can't wait to return next fall. Thanks Marc for sharing your treasure

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed a week, mostly came to fish and relax. Place is tastefully furnished, everything in good working order. The surf was rough and the wind got pretty intense a couple of afternoons and evenings. Not conducive to great fishing, but we enjoyed fishing off the deck and walking in the surf below. Caught a lot of sand trout, a few sheepshead and one undersized redfish. Had a great time, hope to come back next year. We have now stayed in all three Tuck properties.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Houston Hobby International
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
The Red Snapper
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Surfside Beach

Tuck's Retreat beach house retreat features an exceptional beach front view of the Gulf of Mexico, and is located 15 minutes outside of Historic Galveston. Walk along The Strand, tour historic homes, and visit Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark.

World class sunrises over the panoramic ocean view are breathtaking!

San Luis Pass is famous for some of the best trout fishing along the Gulf Coast.

The 12 mile long beach that connects San Luis Pass and Surfside is perfect for a picnic, kite-flying and building castles in the sand. Surfing, swimming, shelling and sunbathing are just a few of the activities for you to enjoy.

Also located on The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, (upper Texas Coast region) ~ San Luis Pass is rated one of the top ten birding areas. Grab your binoculars - or use ours to sit back and watch the dolphins play right off our deck.

You will love your escape to Tuck's Retreat!

Other Activities: shelling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $500

Booking: Mon-Mon, Fri to Fri, Fri to Mon or Mon-Fri

Other Fees:
Cleaning service is included in the rental rate
Linen Service is included in the rental rate
Pets are subject to pet fee, owner approval and additional deposit
Holiday and Spring Break rates are an extra $150
Extra guests exceeding 12 will be charged at a rate of $50 per person, per day
Winter monthly rate is $2650

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.