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Beachfront Fun and Sun at the Blue Marlin-July 4th Long weekend Speical

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Email about our July 4th Special Weekend . June 30-July 2.

Romantic walks on the beach are right out the door! Or run the kids ragged on the beach all day then sit around the great room on the comfortable sectional couch! Yes, enough room on the couch to fit the entire family! Sporting event taking place on TV?? No problem! Large flat screen mounted TV awaits! Relax at the end of a 'beachy' day in your Jacuzzi tub! Need an even more romantic place to get clean...multi-headed glassed in shower! Large deck with built in seating and additional captain's deck are the perfect setting to listen to the peaceful sound of the waves. Our beach is safer for kids due to no cars allowed on beach area infront of our house during summer weekends!!! Golf Cart on site for rent to scoot around on beach as well.


16617 Jamaica Beach Rd

Galveston, Tx 77554

Terms and Conditions:

-Lease agreement required

-15% lodging tax added to listed rate

-Refundable security deposit of $400 required

-1/2 amount due is required to reserve date

-Full payment due 1 month prior to arrival

-Primary renter must be at least 21 y/o

-No prom groups or weddings

Please let us know age range and number of people when inquiring.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Julie Bernell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Julie Bernell

We come from a large family and wanted a special place that we would feel like there are no worries in the world. We remolded the whole house when the kids were young, especially the master shower which could hold 4-5 kids at one time to shower. The Jaccuzzi tub was for the adults. Every year we tried to add something extra to the house to continue to improve the property. We have used the property for family reunions, our family get away and even for romantic anniversaries. The house lends itself to any occasion.

Julie Bernell purchased this house in 2004

Why Julie Bernell chose Jamaica Beach

We wanted a vacation home that the kids would beg to go to! Creating family memories to be passed down through the generations was our driving force to purchasing this beautiful property. The fact that the Jamaican Beach police patrol the beach often and there is no traffic allowed in front of our house on the weekends were an added plus. We feel very safe here with our family.

What makes this house unique

We love to play on the beach all day! Our children are avid crab catchers! We host many family functions at our beach home. The house is wonderfully located with a grocery store, liquor store, and a pizza place within a mile. What more could you ask for at the beach!


Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , 'kids room'-double over double bunk and pull out mattress
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Front room with beach view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , with trundle bed-single. Front room with view of beach
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds-double over double (1), queen size bed (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Golf Cart on site for rent


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Beachfront Fun and Sun at the Blue Marlin-July 4th Long weekend Speical
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Great Beach

  • 4 of 5

Loved the views

Great location- ocean, beach, close to anything you may need. Clean!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The owners were great- Easy to communicate with. I have stayed at many beach houses and this o

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at many beachFRONT rental houses and this one is my FAVORITE! The view is AMAZING . We could watch our kids playing on the beach while sitting in the rocking chairs on the porch!! The house was Beautiful! And very clean. We cooked every night in a well stocked kitchen. Ok I know this is strange but I loved the master bath- it has a huge walk in shower and was very pretty. The beds were comfortable as well!! We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Weimar, Texas

Great location - perfect family gathering house!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated Christmas at this lovely location - our grown children, two toddlers, and two newborns. We could not have asked for a better location, right on the beach and right down the road from excellent restaurants and entertainment. Our every need was met, especially waking up to a beach sunrise visible from your bed. Huge windows with unobstructed beach before you - perfect! Hoping to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marion, Texas

Summer Solstice Family Beach Bash 2015

  • 5 of 5

We keep returning to the Blue Marlin because it is perfect and the owner makes improvements each year and is so nice and easy to work with. 2015 saw all new appliances! My hubby and I rent for two weeks and family comes as they can to visit. My daughter, son in law and grandkids stay almost a week (they do ALL the cooking and meal planning and let me have a relaxing time). My hubby is a disabled Vietnam Veteran and spends his waking hours on the shady covered porch - I spend morning and late afternoon combing the beach as well as low and high tides) and heat of the day watching 'crispy critters' (the folks that play ALL day at waters edge, we can see them getting sunburned) ~ AMAZING sunrise views and if you rent a golf cart there is awesome sunset view from the bay side of the subdivision. The area is patrolled very well by the Jamaica Beach Police and they keep it safe. I think this will be our 5th year of our family beach bash. All we bring is our clothes, beach towels and non perishable food (we buy the perishables at nearby Seven Seas Grocery store, next to Nate's which is a great place to eat)~ kitchen is fully stocked (just bring food) ~ a few days we go into Galveston, there is so much to do for excitement, but mostly we porch sit. Looking so forward to 2016 ~ book this house for a perfect beachfront covered porch, tell them my review convinced you. I have stayed many places on the island for many years, this is my number one choice! But the last two weeks of June are mine 😎

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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sand springs

Family fun

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 7 days, and had 2 families, 8 kids & 4 adults. The house was big and roomie and the beach is one of the best ones we've stayed at. They kept it clean and there was always a police patrol on it everyday. There are limited towels at the house and no beach towels, also there were not any deck furniture and that was a first. All the other places we've stayed had table and chairs to enjoy an outdoor eating or gathering place. It had all new aplliances which was awesome! Also there was not a grill at the house to cook on, so we had to get an inexpensive one at the store.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean front fun

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our week at this beach house. The owner had everything ready and was quick to respond and easy to work with. The house layout was perfect for the 8 of us who ranged from 4 months to 72. The porch looks right out on the ocean and the path to the beach just a few steps through the sand dunes. The state park is very close for nature lovers. We also were surprised by how much we would enjoy the town of Galveston 15 minutes away. What an interesting and historic town. What a fun place for a family vacation!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

There is a minimum 2 day stay. We do not allow pets. Please email for any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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