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Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property


Flip Flops and Flamingos is your perfect bungalow located on the east end of the island just off 25th in the historic Silk Stocking district. We are only a five minute walk from the gulf waters, Pleasure Pier, beach store shopping and restaurants. We are close to everything like; the Strand historical district, Schlitterbahn, and Moody Gardens. I recommend you bring your bikes to the Island because anything you would want to do is all within cycling distance from the house.

This bungalow was recently purchased in 2014 and has been remolded as an Island Oasis! It has brand new appliances and new beach-style furnishings complete with a sleeper sofa in the living room for children or extra guest. We are excited to share our brand new vacation home with you for the 2016 Vacation Season!

This bungalow is decorated in a tropical theme with vibrant colors and never lets you forget how close you are to the beach. The back yard boasts a grill, lawn furniture and outdoor shower. We provide our guests with quality linens and towels. Beach wagon, toys and beach chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped with new cookware, dishes and appliances. Whatever you decide to do Flip Fops and Flamingos will make for an amazing stay on Galveston Island!

There are so many fun things to do on Galveston that are all within steps to just a few miles away. Many great beaches, entertainment, shopping and miles of Gulf Coast beaches. Galveston’s festivals, special events and attractions are enjoyable for all! Check the Galveston Island website to see what's happening during your stay....there is at least one festival per month on the Island. Galveston has many enjoyable activities for single and family lives. Explore the the downtown Strand area and ride horse drawn carriages. Also don't forget to visit the Elissa (a historic sail boat from 1877) or the oil rig museum, both near the Strand on Pier 21. See a movie or enjoy many of Galveston's shops & art studios. You can rent bicycles (8 blocks from the house on 17th), scooters, golf carts & Segways to enjoy the Seawall during all parts of the day or just walk the beach, which is only a few steps across the way. The stretch of Seawall located to the East of the house also offers Jet ski rentals in the Summer as well as chair and umbrella rental.

Many people also come to fish on one of Galveston's many piers (2 of which are just a couple blocks from the house) or charter a boat for more exciting catches. There are plenty of hidden coves and waterways to explore for your next fishing trip. Take the kids to Schlitterbahn, Galveston Island's amazing water park, or the NEW Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier which hosts many rides, games, and activities for all to enjoy as well as food at Bubba Gump's restaurant. You don't have to worry about parking for the Pleasure Pier, just walk 3 blocks up from the house along 25th street and you're right there! Live Bands play on the end of the pier during the summer night weekends. Don't forget other entertainment is always just a mile East from the Pier at the only Bar and restaurant over the sand on the seawall called The Beach Hut. Galveston has much to offer and explore and our home is right in the middle of all you could dream to do... it just needs you and your flip flops!!

Feel free to contact us at any time! We look forward to sharing this amazing home with you and your friends and family!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 29, 2017

Why Charlotte chose Texas

Our Home is conveniently located to the Beach, Pleasure Pier, Restaurants and local shopping. Approximately a five minute walk to the Seawall.

What makes this house unique

Outdoor Shower / Beach Toys, Chairs & Wagon / Outdoor Furniture, Grill , Fenced Yard, Garage, Washer & Dryer.


Silk Stocking District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is an outdoor shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen sleeper sofa (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Our home is a short walk to the beach, restaurants and bars. We have wagon with beach toys and chairs you are welcome to use.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(84 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.892857 based on 84 reviews
Mansfield, Texas

Spring Stay in Galveston

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at this adorable cottage over Spring Break. I initially chose this rental because of the backyard, but ended up loving the inside even more. The owners have really put a lot of thought into making this place comfortable and well stocked. We've rented several VRBO homes and some don't even provide dish soap or a bottle opener. This one had everything I could think of needing - including actual usable, good quality knives, nice pots & pans, dish soap, food containers, multiple types of wine glasses, plates/cups for kids, plenty of bath towels, hand soap, etc. More importantly, the place was spotlessly clean. It was an easy 5 minute walk to the Pleasure Pier and beach. I felt very fortunate to find this place and we look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kathy, Thank you for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm excited to tell you that we are adding an outdoor shower in the backyard. I love to decorate, so I've add some new décor to the inside as well. If you visit the island again, I would love for you to stay with us. Thanks, Charlotte & Randy
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Great house - Returning Guests

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this home! We stayed here a couple of years ago and returned this past weekend. Charlotte is wonderful to work with. Everything is well taken care of and the house has everything you could imagine and more. Location is great and the home is family friendly. Many great memories made with our family here and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Well stocked home close to the beach and pleasure pier!

  • 5 of 5

The Manager, Charlotte was quick to respond to our questions. It was an amply stocked home within close proximity to the beach and pier! Very homey. Don't forget your beach towels, as we did.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute and convenient.

  • 4 of 5

Very close to pleasure pier. Neat and comfortable. Well stocked. One bedroom gets a bit of road noise. Nice big fridge.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is so beautifully decorated, feels very tropical. Large kitchen and great backyard. It is very close to everything including the beach. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The house is adorable and very clean! It has everything you need plus condiments in the refrigerator. I will say the shower outside and the steps to the backyard can be slippery when wet. Be careful! The neighbors have two barking dogs and can be a bit much but you have to get past that and enjoy their cute backyard. Lucky our dog didn't care much and never barked back. The neighbors to the side can be a bit wild but I think it was just because it was a holiday-St Patrick's Day. Overall it was a delightful experience and enjoyed sitting on the front porch with a glass of wine. 😊

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Silk Stocking District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Dy Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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