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Canal Hideaway in Jamaica Beach, Newly Renovated GREAT SUMMER WEEKNIGHT DISCOUNT

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 8, wifi, kayaks, bicycles, underwater light

Our home is located on the West End of Galveston in the wonderful Village of Jamaica Beach- the perfect place to find peace on the bay and beach. Our home is perfect for family vacations, PROM PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED. It is close enough to town to enjoy the many sights and sounds that Galveston has to offer!

The house has been totally renovated this spring. Included in the renovations are new beds, new sofas, new carpeting and a fresh paint job. The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The rooms each have a queen sized bed with a television with one of the bedrooms also has a trundle bed. This allows 8 people to sleep comfortably. Linens for the beds are provided, along with towels for the bathrooms at no extra charge. There is a full size washer and dryer to use for your convenience. There is a new television in the living room, with a big comfortable couch to unwind on after a long relaxing day. The kitchen has all you would ever need to make a delicious dinner. You can cook the fish or crabs you caught right out on the canal!

Since this is a canal home, we have a deck downstairs with a boat dock. Feel free to bring your own boat when you stay. Cruising through the canals is an experience you don’t want to miss. You can also fish straight off the dock; we have an underwater light installed just for that purpose. There is a wide variety of fish that swim through our canals in Jamaica beach. A cleaning station on the dock allows you to clean your catch right outside a few feet from where you are fishing! If you do not have a fishing pole, don’t worry we have some you can use.

We also have a crab trap available for setting up right off the dock. When you catch them, you can cook them with the big crab boiling pot up in the kitchen. We have a grill as well, for outdoor cooking.

There is a ladder on the dock so you can swim right in the canal if you fancy.

Four bicycles and two kayaks and a hammock are there for your enjoyment.

Jamaica Beach is the neighboring subdivision next to the State Park. The local police force, fire department and EMS gives you peace of mind, with the police around the clock patrolling of the area.

Galveston is just down the road with all of its’ famous attractions. Schlitterbahn has its’ indoor water park open year-round. Moody Garden has its’ aquarium, IMAX theater, and other fun family attractions. There are museums scattered throughout the island including a flight museum. The Pleasure Pier is an amusement park and restaurants over the Gulf of Mexico.

Come stay with us. You will want to come back for more fun and relaxation away from the everyday hustle of life.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Nancy

We wanted a weekend get away from Houston and found our home. We came every Friday until Sunday and just could not get enough of the fishing, beach and the wonderful island life. So we decided to move permanently to Jamaica Beach and have not had any regrets.

Nancy purchased this house in 2003

Why Nancy chose Galveston

We decided to rent our home so others could relax and have family vacations like we did .


Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Trundle bed
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The house is pet friendly, so feel free to enjoy your vacation with friends and family (even if they are furry), with a $75 pet fee. We have baby/pet gate to use, as well. We have a TV/VCR/DVD with a VHS library of children’s and family movies. We also have a mini-library with a selection of books and magazines to choose from, along with a nice selection of board games, decks of cards, and a set of dominoes. There is a picnic table downstairs and a table with an umbrella on the upstairs deck. You can eat outside and enjoy the sunrise, sunset or afternoon in comfort. The house boasts three different decks, each with their own unique view onto the horizons. We also have a hammock that can be put up for relaxing or reading outside. We have two kayaks to use for journeys in the canal via paddle. There is an estuary not far from the house, where you can view the different birds and fish native to this area. 4 bikes. 2 crab traps are available to catch crabs and cook them for dinner


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(74 traveler reviews)

Canal Hideaway in Jamaica Beach, Newly Renovated GREAT SUMMER WEEKNIGHT DISCOUNT
average rating of 4.9324327 based on 74 reviews
Ennis, TX

Wonderful family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Our family goes to Galveston almost every year. However, this is the first time we rented a beach house. Let me just say, this will be the ONLY way we go from now on. This beach house was perfect for our family. They provided everything we needed. Our son-in-law loved the crab traps and made us home-made crab dip! The kayaks were a hit, and the water hose outside made it convenient to wash off the sand on our beach items and ourselves before going into the house! The neighborhood was nice and was a 2-3 minute drive to the beach. We cooked most of our meals in the kitchen and there was plenty of room for everyone to eat. Having a washer and dryer downstairs came in very handy to wash our beach towels and suits. Everyone agreed this was the best vacation we have had to Galveston. My husband and I particularly liked that it was away from the busy Seawall but close enough to drive in for a restaurant or Wal-Mart. The local store in Jamaica Beach was clean and carried almost everything we needed. We would definitely recommend this house to anyone with a family. The only thing we did not do is the swimming pool but we drove by and it looked nice and clean. Thank you again Nancy!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Was Exactly As Advertised!

  • 5 of 5

We must say that we thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

First of all, we were impressed with the cleanliness and overall property lay out, as well as the amenities provided. The kids had a blast riding the bikes and utilizing the traps for crabbing. As a matter of fact, we caught nine!

Second, in all our rental experiences, we have not run across a more accurate billing until now. Nancy's property was exactly as advertised. Thanks so much for making our spring break a huge success!

We'll be back!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is always exciting to catch crabs.. That is one of my favorite things to do in Galveston. I am glad you were able to make family memories. Look forward to your return. Nancy :)
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Navasota Texas

Canal Serenity

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean & well equipped with bonus room downstairs. Very relaxing & grandkids loved fishing off the deck. Would definitely visit again.

Margie M.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a good vacation. I want to make our home as nice as possible . Nancy
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Christmas get away!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was adorable and comfy! The surroundings make it a relaxing atmosphere. Fishing right off the dock downstairs is great! Plus they have kayaks and bikes to ride for a fun time. Very clean inside and out and perfect getaway for a wonderful time with family and friends.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy your family time was so good. Galveston has wonderful winter weather most the time. Hope to see you soon. Nancy:)
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Very thankful for this house on our Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

This amazing house on the channel is very clean, comfortable, cosy and well taken care of.

We liked absolutely everything – the balcony terrace where we chilled with wine, sunbathing

and watched beautiful sunset and magical green lit water at nights, the deck where we were fishing and crabbing, kayaks that gives you opportunity to see that huge canal city from back door – this is better that gondola in Venice.

The location was perfect for us.

We biked and simply walked to the beach ( takes 15 minutes to walk). And beach is fantastic! Not as crowded as seawall beaches, and we could let our dog off leash. He was so happy to run around us and to the ocean while we took a looong walk along the shore looking for sand dollars and making sand castles with our 7 – year old.

The kitchen has everything you need, and our turkey turned out so delicious – the oven is great. Bed is very comfortable and there are additional sheets in the closet. Bathroom has plenty of towels and hot water has a good pressure.

WiFi connection was excellent and we chromecasted movies to the big screen TV.

We'll come back in summer !

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed to have such wonderful weather in November. I am gl;ad you made good family memories. Look forward to your return this summer. Nancy:)
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Houston, TX

Loved Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six, ranging in age from 10 to 73, enjoyed this house for a Labor Day birthday celebration. The kayaks and fishing were a big hit. Perfect getaway spot!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a good birthday celebration. The weekend did turn out beautiful. The trout and red fish are in the canals right now. We had a great fishing weekend also. Thanks, Nancy
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Car: necessary

The beach is only a short ride away! You can even use the bikes that we have available to ride for that purpose. The beach is great for sunning, shelling, swimming and shark-tooth hunting! We have beach chairs for you to use, as well. Riding around Jamaica beach on a bike (or just walking!) is a relaxing experience, with the bay right there next to you. Try getting out around sunset. It is a breath-taking view.

A children’s playground is only a couple blocks away. It was recently re-built from the storm, which means that all of the equipment is new.

Feel like eating out? About one mile away, in Jamaica Village is a restaurant called the Blue Water Grill that specializes in anything from salads to pizza. Forget something but don’t want to drive back into town? Don’t worry; there is a local grocery store down the main road called Seven Seas.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, boating


Rates & Availability

Jamaica Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 29 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
1st week June
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Independence Day
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 15.0%

Minimum Age for Renters: 25 years or older
$1650/week (full 7 night week)
$1460/6 nights
$1300/5 nights
$1130/4 nights
$910/3 nights
$665/2 nights
Fall and winter discounts are available.
Rates for Holiday weekends vary.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Dates available: Year Round

The credit card processing fee will be subtracted from the refund amount in case of cancellation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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