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Beach! 4+ night discounts! Luxury Pointe West beach cottage 200 ft from beac

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,232 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Romantic Beach cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come and enjoy your stay at our beach cottage 'The Good Life'. Our cottage offers luxury accommodations and more for your family. With a fully equipped household, premium quality linens, towels galore and even pool towels provided you can dive right into your relaxing vacation at Pointe West.

Included in your relaxing vacation is a large collection of DVDs and books for all ages, beach toys, beach chairs, umbrellas and anchors, boogie boards, a large wheeled cooler, a beach cart, crabbing equipment, etc, etc. - all at no extra charge to our guests.

Access to private beach club with lazy river, infinity pool, kids pool, fitness center, movies, bar and restaurant with all kinds of fun events for adults and children such as family crabbing, arts and crafts, firepit socials and much more.

Our cottage is located beachside only a few steps from the beach. Beautifully landscaped within the cottages section of the Pointe West resort on the west end of the island this is the perfect location for a fun, relaxed and safe family vacation. Pointe West offers a perfectly groomed and manicured private beach with no disturbing vehicles. Escape the crowds and relax on the wide beach strip watching a great variety of birds or collect some shells. Enjoy beach fishing (license required) or fly your kites in the cool Gulf breeze.

The city of Galveston is just a short ride away and offers tons of attractions for young and old such as the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier with amazing rides and fun for all ages, Schlitterbahn Water park, Moody Gardens Pyramides with an aquarium, rain forest, a 3D and a 4D movie theatre, a huge outdoor pool area with sand beaches and fun water features. There's a ton of restaurants and bars for all ages, museums and historical places. The Strand is beautifully restored street with all kinds of stores and dining options. You'll enjoy it!

A resort fee of $10/person per stay is required to access the club. This fee is payable to the club and not included in our quote.

CHECK OUT OUR NEW ADDITION AT POINTE WEST, LISTING # 501529, a 3/3 cottage right across from the dune cross-over.

Keywords: Cute beach cottage, very close to private beach and cross-over, beach views, water views, ocean views, bay views, bungalow, recently renovated, fully equipped, linens provided, kid friendly, quiet resort, family friendly, romantic, The Good Life, large patio, water fountain, sand beach

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

Why Timo chose Texas Gulf Coast

Initially intended to be our weekend house our jobs took us to a different state. We decided to share our memories with the beautiful Pointe West resort and our beach house with our guests and hope you enjoy your stay at 'The Good Life'.

What makes this cottage unique

You'll have water views from every window in the house and enjoy the fabulous weather on Galveston island. The wide, private beaches are just a few steps away. The beach club can easily be reached walking using the hike trail (15 minutes) or by car (2 minutes). You'll enjoy owner parking privileges (covered, with an elevator to access the pool area). In the evening you can enjoy the warm breeze while using the provided charcoal BBQ on the patio together with a beer or dine at one of the 2 restaurants at the beach club. There are several restaurants close by or you can enjoy a huge variety of dining options in Galveston, go to the movies or enjoy a show at the Grand Opera. For those who like to club there's a vivid nightlife scene in Galveston as well.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Just wanted to thank you for keeping "The Good Life" in great condition! We absolutely love "The Green House" as my kids call it. We had a perfect stay. By the way, thanks for upgrading the furniture in the guest room to a king size bed. Perfect for our group of 2 couples and 4 kids! Don't change a thing! We will be back next year! The only tiny complaint I had was that the maid service showed up at the door at 10 am when we had an 11 am checkout time. They were obviously confused about the times but it was a little stressful to us for a moment thinking we were wrong on the checkout time. Definitely no biggie, it was just the only thing that wasn't perfect (except for the seaweed invasion of course!)

Thanks again!
Jun 2014
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Galveston Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1232 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • There is an outdoor shower as well on the patio level
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , Guest Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Guest Bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Suite
  • 1 queen bed (owner's suite) with separate bathroom, 1 King size in 2nd bedroom, 2 sets of bunk beds (twin over twin) - ideal for kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Large, shaded patio area on ground level with picnic table (seats 8), play area in backyard with a relaxing pond and water fountain (off during the night). Beautifully maintained landscaping.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beach! 4+ night discounts! Luxury Pointe West beach cottage 200 ft from beac
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 76 reviews

Wonderful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Timo's cottage "The Good Life". We were downsizing from a previous house since it was just our family and we were still thrilled with the amenities and proximity to the beach! Look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Good Life was fabulous!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time and the house was lovely. The house was comfortable and roomy. It had easy access to the beach. We enjoyed the views from the porch and downstairs. I would recommed this house to anyone. It was also very clean and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect spot for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We were pleased from the minute we walked into "The Good Life"!

The house was so clean and well-stocked. Perfectly set up for two families with kids. Its in a great location too with an easy walk to the beach.

Even on a hot July afternoon, there was a great breeze on the back porch where we could relax and listen to the fountain in the pond out back. And watch the sunset!

We spent most of our time on the beach, which is clean and wide. But we also enjoyed the lazy river pool at the resort and ate a yummy dinner at the beach clubhouse. Pointe West is a little ways south from the city of Galveston, but its nice to be away from the hustle and bustle and have easy access to nice beaches.

We will definitely be back! Thank you Timo and family for sharing your lovely beach home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Euless, Texas

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

My family (ages 6, 9, 30, 31, 33, 33, 38, and 59) loved our stay in Galveston. Very nice house just a quick 5 minute walk to the ocean. Beautiful sunsets from the back porch. The pond fountain was so relaxing to listen to as I curled up with a book on the porch whenever I had a spare moment. Cottage met all our needs. Loved the drive from Galveston to the house--25 miles along the beach, and one could see all the houses on stilts. Ocean was a bit of a bummer because my daughter got stung by jellyfish within 5 minutes of entering the sea. No worries though, because we then spent the majority of time in the clubhouse infinity pool. Wow. The pool really made the stay special. We had hamburgers, margaritas, ice cream, you name it, served right to our beach chairs. Family loved the Pleasure Pier--one price and you got to ride everything. It was hot but that meant less people, so more rides. Spent last evening in the historic part of the city of Galveston and that was fantastic. I wholeheartedly recommend you stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Bungalow with a quick walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Super clean, cute house with everything you need to enjoy your stay. Kids loved the bunk beds, lots of kid friendly dvds in the drawer to keep them busy at night. Nice sight line through the lagoon to the beach from the back porch. Timo is very good with communication and gives you all the information you need for your stay. Best part is the checkout... Just lock the door behind you.

Pointe West is awesome for families. We spend the morning at the beach, nap, then lazy river in the evenings. Sleep, Repeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at numerous beach houses in Galveston and this was our favorite by far! It was so clean and cared for! The kitchen had everything we needed and more, the beds were comfortable and we had the best time! Thank you, we will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julee, thanks for staying out our cottage. We want to be your favorite place and would like to see you back for your next Galveston vacation. We offer a 5% special discount for our VIP returning guests. Thanks, Timo
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Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Pointe Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Pointe
Nearest Beach
Pointe West
Car: necessary

Pointe West, Galveston, Gulf Coast, Texas,

USA (About 25 minutes to Galveston by car)

Other Activities: Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature golf, Boating, Shelling, Waterskiing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseshoes.


Rates & Availability

Galveston Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2
Mar 20 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late fall
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter rates 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, linens, towels $115 + Tax
Pet Fee $45 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 15.0%

Weekly and monthly rates include discounts. 4+ night discounts are 5% off the nightly rental rates (except weekly and monthly rates). Discounts are not included in the self-quoting option and are applied upon contacting the owner. Special rates apply during school holidays and public holidays outside peak season (summer). The Pointe West Beach Club charges a resort fee of $10/person.
Pet fee is $15 per night and dog (2 max).
3 night minimum for most months except when only 2 nights are available between existing reservation.
May cancel reservations for any of the following reasons: renter age must be minimum 25 years, no groups of teenagers or students, 3 or more pets, aggressive dog breeds or pets that are not house-trained, guest count exceedes number of beds available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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