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Beach Therapy! 15th floor condo on the beach at Palisade Palms!

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
6 nights


Galveston Condo Rental Photos and Description

Available for weekly rentals, six night minimum.


Head across the causeway to Galveston Island and feel the tension in your shoulders loosen. Admire the charming Victorian homes on Broadway as you approach the Gulf. Smile when you see the waves of East Beach. When you arrive at Palisade Palms, feel the gentle breeze in your hair. Enter the cheerful lobby and take the quick elevator ride to your beach getaway. Put down your bags and head for the balcony. Smell the salt air. Listen to the sound of the surf and the gulls. Exhale.

Feeling a little better?

What'll it be next? A walk on the beach? Shopping on the Strand? An umbrella drink? A festival? A good burger? A spot in the sun? An Island tour? Some live music? Galveston will keep you as busy or as inert as you want to be. High-brow or 'down and dirty', the Island has it all. The only stress you'll have is what to do next.

So relax and enjoy your stay. Who says therapy has to be painful?

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Jan Vandenburg
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Jan Vandenburg

We bought our place at Palisade Pams after losing our beach house to Hurricane Ike and losing a family member to a long illness. Those were some stressful times. Our 'little slice of paradise' helped us make it through. The drive down from Houston on Friday afternoons, the anticipation of putting down the cares of the day and the opportunity for respite was a blessing for us. Fixing up our place and becoming part of the Island was such good therapy. Now, we are pleased to be able to share it with you.

Jan Vandenburg purchased this condo in 2010

Why Jan Vandenburg chose Texas Gulf Coast

This building is right on the beach! The location is super. The beach is in great shape. The fifteenth floor location makes for a great view. The two balconies provide for a panoramic view. The building is shiny and new and has many amenities.

What makes this condo unique

This condo has two balconies! The popular Pompano floor plan has balconies on the beach side and the other bayside.See the sun rise and watch it set again.


based on 28 traveler reviews

Beach Therapy! 15th floor condo on the beach at Palisade Palms!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Good experience. Comfortable furnishings. 15th floor beach views from balcony great. Nice to see beach from pool. Easy beach access as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay! Lovely condo.We did miss having a grill.We love to cook!

  • 4 of 5

Game room was a life saver on rainy days.Pool is wonderful!! We would definitely come back.Thanks for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This was the best family vacation we have experienced. The owner was wonderful to work with and the property was better than described. The location was perfect for a family wanting a little down time but close enough to the activities on Sea Wall Blvd to take an evening bike ride or have dinner. The amenities are everything you could want and more, from the infinity pool to the coffee bar to the game room. We are looking forward to scheduling another vacation at this location.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beachside Condo with ocean and bay views!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful condo! Very relaxing stay this week with gorgeous views of both the bay and gulf. Condo is beautifully appointed and building amenities have everything you could want. Very responsive owner. Thank you for our week of Beach Therapy!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Always a Great Time

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time staying at Beach Therapy. The first time was great and I mentioned a couple of things to Jan. On my recent stay, I arrived at the unit with the suggestions. The place is great but it's also great that the owner listens and improves the place (although it really doesn't need much). There was a new rule that you can't just park in the garage anymore without some special tag. I used to be able to and it was really great for loading and unloading as well as when it's bad weather outside. I don't know what the building management was thinking on that. But, parking on the regular parking wasn't too bad. The beach was great and weather cooperated enough that I had my fill of the sun and the beach. My two pooches enjoyed their stay as well and met several other dogs. I'm sure I'll be back again in the near future. I highly recommend this place. Thanks Jan.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I spent a wonderful week in this beautiful condo in January and loved every moment. The views are incredible, the condo and building were immaculate and quiet, and I had everything I needed. Nirvana!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
"Great spot for brunch! Try the crabcakes and eggs. "
Moody Gardens
"Awesome aquarium! Watch out for the sharks!"
Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
The Strand Historic District
"Great place for shopping, strolling and people watching. Take a carriage ride, look at the l..."
"Gotta go to Gaido's!"
Grand 1894 Opera House
"Take in a show at this majestic venue."
MOD Coffee House & Cafe
"Hang with the hip crowd and get a great cup of joe. Try the survivor bars!"
Yaga's Tropical Cafe
"Try the jerk shrimp at this casual eatery on The Strand. "
Shearn's Restaurant
"Get dressed up and have a fancy dinner out at Shearn's. Great view!"
Hotel Galvez & Spa
"Make reservations for the decadent Sunday brunch buffet!"

This east end location is off the beaten path and yet is only ten minutes from The Historic Strand, the Boliver ferry landing, the cruise ship terminal, the bustling Seawall, fine restaurants, shopping and many tourist attractions. A short drive across the island will take you to Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. And, of course, there's the beach...Watch dramatic sunrises, coffee in hand, while sitting comfortably on your private balcony. Watch the cruise ships and merchant ships head out to sea. Walk over the dunes to miles of clean, wide beach. Spend the day under a big umbrella enjoying the sand and surf.

Palisade Palms is a premier location; clean and new and meticulously kept. The building has many amenities. Spend the day by our crystal blue pool. Play a game of billiards or watch the game on the big screen TV in our game room. Relax in our hot tub. Enjoy the view from our lanai. Complimentary newspapers, coffee and iced tea are available on our mezzanine on weekends.


Rates & Availability

Galveston Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 7 2016 - May 29 2017
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

$75.00 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 15
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper in the living area
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Concierge, Children's play room on 1st floor Beach Club building. WiFi in the building. Recycling on level A Beach Club. Dog walk area

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