check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr

Francisco and Elva Gonzalez

Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Thinking Of A Family Vacation At Crystal Beach?

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more

Overview

Crystal Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Accommodations: Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other(See Description) Sleeps 6-8, 1 Bath

This is a cozy 2 bedroom 1 bath cottage with spectacular ocean and sunset views and a quick beach access. The cottage has 4 comfortable beds with plenty of closet storage as well as all the away from home extras you need when on vacation. The kitchen and bath have just been fully remodeled with new cabinets, appliances, marvel counter tops, and other house decorations through out the house. The wrap around deck offers beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets. Deck chairs and foot rests are available to relax and take in the breeze. An outdoor shower is available with hot and cold water that will help you freshen up before going inside. This cottage has a central AC/Heater unit and ceiling fans throughout in order for you to stay comfortable. A washer and dryer are available too.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Francisco and Elva Gonzalez (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Francisco and Elva Gonzalez

We purchased this home 3 weeks before hurricane Ike, We rebuild this cottage after the hurricane, and used it for several years. At this time, we have decided to share the cottage with families who are looking for a quiet beach get-away.

Francisco and Elva Gonzalez purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Francisco and Elva Gonzalez chose Texas Gulf Coast

A peaceful vacation cottage for a single family who enjoys the different beach activities.

What makes this cottage unique

Crystal Beach at the Bolivar Peninsula offers a unique location away from the crowded vacation resorts so you and your family can enjoy a peaceful vacation. At night, enjoy star gazing and/or making smores by the beach.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)
Thinking Of A Family Vacation At Crystal Beach?
average rating of 4.763158 based on 38 reviews
Rio Vista
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Family vacation 4 adults and 2 kids. Fit us perfectly. The house was clean and had everything we needed for the 5 day that we were there. 5 minute walk to the beach was super nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Best home for the best price!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the beach for a long weekend and this was the closest home to the beach I found within my budget, it's a very short walk I was able to make with a two year old and all of our beach gear. I loved the large deck outside the house and it had plenty of room to enjoy the view of the beach and relax. The beach is very quiet and not crowded at all so that was a plus as well. The home was well stocked in the kitchen and we did not have any trouble with any appliances or anything inside. Everything was very clean and tidy when we arrived and the owners were nothing short of a delight to work with. They were attentive and ensured we had everything we needed for the stay. I would recommend this home to anyone with a small group that wants a very carefree vacation and I will be referring all my friends and family looking for anything in this area.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Every Mother's Day we rent a house for us girls to get away and relax. This home was just perfect.it was very clean and close to the beach. The owners are very nice to deal with. We hope to rent again real soon

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
Houston, TX
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Home was perfect for what we were looking for in our stay. Clean, close to the beach, cozy, and well stocked. Owner was very attentive, easy to get in touch with, and polite. There was an issue with the AC during our stay, and he had someone out working on it in less than 24 hours (not that it was a big deal this time of year, the weather was great), but it just goes to show how important guest satisfaction is to him. We will absolutely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Very nice, clean home

  • 5 of 5

Clean and cute. Great for our group of 4 kids and 2 adults. Love the wraparound porch with views of water between houses. Within walking distance of beach. Well equipped kitchen. Nice bathroom. Bring DVDs though. TV had no reception we could find. Landlord was communicative and responds promptly.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Real nice

  • 5 of 5

It was a real nice house. It was as stated it would be. We hope to be able to stay there next year. Great accommodations.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Tiki Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Galveston Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Galveston
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 87
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Stingaree and La Playita
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Crystal Beach

Photos

Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer - Back to school
Aug 24 2016 - Sep 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$159
$800
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,350
 
 
Fall season
Sep 7 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$129
$800
 
 
Xmas & New Years Week
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$139
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.5%

Taxes are included in the quote. Vrbo charges a 8.07 % processing fee upon booking. This fee is not refundable if reservation is canceled. There are no additional fees.
Holiday rates (listed above) - 3 day minimum.
A $200.00 fully refundable (less 2% VRBO processing fee) damage deposit is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates to see total
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Crystal Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , hot and cold water available
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Bedroom 1 with a queen size bed
    Bedroom 2 - Bedroom 2 with a queen size bed
    Sofa Bed - Twin sofa/beds that convert into a queen bed
    Loft - Loft with a queen size bed.
  • The 4 beds will accommodate eight. The living room will accommodate 1 or 2 sleeping bags if desired.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Linens Are Not Provided : Please bring your own sheets, blankets and pillows for the beds. Don’t forget your towels for the beach and for the bath. A short walk to the beach from the front door! Just a few minutes to the Bolivar Ferry landing and a short ride across the bay (enjoy the dolphin sightings) and you are in Galveston Tx. Home of Pleasure Pier, Schlitterbahn, Moody Gardens and Galveston's famous and historical Strand where you can enjoy a show, dine and shop. Seawall Blvd in Galveston also provides plenty of delicious places to enjoy lunch or dinner!

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties