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Shell Seekers Hideaway- Secluded, Cozy Retreat for Two

79 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


San Jacinto Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Comfortable private Cottage, close to the beach

Cozy retreat for two, only 3 blocks from the beach and six from the new Pleasure Pier. Situated within the property of the Dietiker's Coral Bungalow, Shell Seekers is a perfect place for a relaxing get away, with a private patio, small tropical garden and enclosed by a fence it gives you a secluded spot to while away the hours or cook a meal on the bbq, or you can catch a breeze on the upstairs deck listening to the waves. The Cottage is compact like a ship's quarters, but with everything you need. The living room has a small seating area with flat screen TV and WiFi. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the major appliances, kitchen utensils, dishes and a bar with 2 stools for a meal. The bedroom has a comfortable Queen sized bed with a Tempur-pedic mattress topper and lots of storage on the side and above. The small bathroom features a tiled shower with beach motif. Bath and beach towels as well as beach chairs and umbrella are provided for your convenience.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reza Dietiker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016
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About Reza Dietiker

Don and Reza are world travelers who love reading, dancing, gardening,walking and each other.

Reza Dietiker purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Reza Dietiker chose Galveston

Reza and Don moved to Galveston in1998 to escape the winters of Connecticut. They love living on the Island and taking long walks on the beach hand in hand and with their three dogs. They also love the year-round beautiful weather that the island has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Conveniently located 3 blocks from the beach 6 from the Pleasure Pier ,and minutes away from The Strand ,Museums, The Grand 1894 Opera House, and great Restaurants,. Clean comfortable and cozy inside; A deck to seat and enjoy your morning coffee, a small private Patio and Tropical Garden to relax after a day at the beach and enclosed by its own fence for privacy and within the property gated parking , Shell Seekers is a secluded and perfect hide away for two.... .,


based on 79 traveler reviews

Shell Seekers Hideaway- Secluded, Cozy Retreat for Two
average rating of 4.898734 based on 79 reviews

Perfectly out of the way!

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome little bungalow! Convenient to every part of the island yet perfectly tucked away. Quiet, clean, well appointed little place for just the two of us. The off street parking is just what my hubby wanted...makes you feel like your things are better protected. We absolutely loved our stay!

Reza is the perfect hostess! We can't wait to come back!!

Jen & Kenneth

Waco, Tx

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Beautiful secluded hide-a-way, close to beach, the Strand, and many resturants.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodations for a quick weekend get-a-way. Tropical garden adds to quaint beauty of this property. Excellently maintained , excellent location, off street parking, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay and we love it. Will be back again. Perfect, quiet and not far from the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Comfortable and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This quaint and comfortable cottage is perfect for a couple's getaway. The location is great, close to the beach and The Strand. Everything you could possibly need is in the cottage. The bed is incredibly comfy for a great nights sleep. The beautiful courtyard is perfect for relaxing in the morning or evening. It even has a grill. Reza has thought of everything and she is also the perfect hostess. She is there if you need her but you don't even know she is there. We were very pleased with everything and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Reza's home away from home. She has everything you need for a comfortable stay with books, movies and games, beach towels, kitchen supplies and coffee! We will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Shell Seekers. Highly recommend for couples looking to enjoy some time on the beach in a quiet part of town. Reza has thought of everything - we were very comfortable during our stay. We hope to return sooner than later!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
The Strand Historic District
Galveston Seawall
Moody Mansion
The Spot
Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant
Mosquito Cafe
Galveston Island Visitors Center
Miller's Seawall Grill
Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar
Lone Star Flight Museum
Joe's Crab Shack
Fish Tales
Original Mexican Cafe
Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Star Drug Store
Dolphin Watch
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Rosenberg Library
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum
Willie G's Seafood & Steak House
Premiere Cinema
Railroad Museum
Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
Grand 1894 Opera House
Saltgrass Steak House
Yaga's Tropical Cafe
Mosquito Cafe
Yamato Japanese Restaurant
The Spot
DiBella's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Ferry
2.7 Miles
Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
3 blocks away, Poretto beach and Steward beach

3 blocks from Beach

Minutes from Museums

Pleasure Pier

Moody Mansion

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Strand Historic District


Surfing lessons


Rates & Availability

San Jacinto Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 15.0%

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"Cottage accommodates two guests maximum"

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San Jacinto Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Off the bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) with a very comfortable tempur-pedic mattress topper
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This Cozy Cottage, with its private deck to seat and relax and a quiet secluded patio with its tropical garden for Sunbathing or babecue'ing and enclosed by a fence is a relaxing and perfect get away.

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