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The BEST location at the Dawn!! Amazing seawall gulf views!

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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Beachfront, spacious, sleeps 6 comfortably, resort style pools!

Nautical Landing is located directly on the Seawall at the Dawn Condominiums on 69th Ave and Seawall Blvd. The Dawn Condominiums is a gated community with 2 resort style pools, hot tub, and complete fitness center. This gulf front unit has great ocean views and a wonderful balcony overlooking the gulf from the living and master bedroom. There are great views from the second bedroom of the lagoon style pool in the rear of the unit. Note - Our condo is directly on Seawall Boulevard right across from Babe's Beach and traffic can be loud when the island is busy. We do have noise reducing curtains and sound machines in the bedrooms to minimize any noise. We also provide FREE Wi-Fi. There is guest parking right next door to the condo on Seawall Boulevard, and also gated parking at the rear of the complex. The master suite has its own private bathroom with a huge walk-in shower. The kitchen is furnished with granite countertops and stainless appliances with plenty of room to cook. The condos at The Dawn are some of the largest on the Seawall... you will love the extra room. This unit comes with a full size washer/dryer. No smoking and no pets are allowed in this unit.

About the Owners:

We live in Central Texas and love everything that Galveston offers... the gulf coast beaches, the amazing history of the city, and the unlimited activities for all ages! This is our vacation home and we know you will enjoy it as much as we do. We are managing our property ourselves and work hard to make sure that you have a great vacation. Thank you for considering our vacation home!

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

Property Manager
John & Lisa Kendall - Owners
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About John & Lisa Kendall - Owners

We live in central Texas and love to visit Galveston. My wife grew up in Louisiana and vacationed in Galveston as a child. We love getting out in nature, watching birds, and walking the beaches. We also visit the historical spots around town and love to shop on the Strand. There are so many places to see and fun things to do in Galveston that we always look forward to our next visit. We love sharing our vacation home with you!

John & Lisa Kendall - Owners purchased this condo in 2011

Why John & Lisa Kendall - Owners chose Texas Gulf Coast

We chose this condo because of its great location. The incredible views from the living room, bedrooms, and balcony are amazing in the mornings and especially during a full moon. We love watching the pelicans, gulls, and occasional frigate bird from our balcony. When we watched a pod of dolphins feeding in front of our unit, we knew this was the right property for us. (Watch for them!) The condo units at The Dawn are roomy, updated, and beautiful compared to most we visited on the Seawall.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo has designated Wi-Fi (free) for our guests. The grounds here have a tropical flair and are well maintained. The property is gated with two walk up gates on the Seawall Blvd and a drive up gate on 69th Street. (Codes provided prior to check-in.)Our property is close, minutes away, to all major attractions! Our guests love the two swimming pools. The BBQ area is conveniently located in front of the lagoon pool. The onsite fitness room is in the next building and includes weight equipment, free weights, elliptical, and recumbent bikes.


based on 41 traveler reviews

The BEST location at the Dawn!! Amazing seawall gulf views!
average rating of 4.804878 based on 41 reviews


  • 4 of 5

We thought the condo was perfect, except for no elevator. It was well equipped and so clean ( very important to me). John was considerate of some of our issues and helped make our entire stay terrific. We look forward to staying there in the future. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely and spacious condo which my family of five (three kids aged 8-14) greatly enjoyed. It was nicely decorated and had all the necessary items for our stay. The location was extremely convenient as the pool and ocean were both within a short walk. We would definitely want to stay here again during a future Galveston trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to say thank you! Your condo is in the best location! Look out and enjoy the waves, steps away from the pool! We really appreciated how much it feels like a true home. So many amenities in the kitchen with lots of dishes, pots and pans, etc. And it was so nice to have books, dvds, and pool and beach toys for our use. Thank you for such great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Best stay ever.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and the owners were very accommodating. My grandson's loved the pool. It was very quiet and family oriented. It was also very close to everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in an excellent location for just about anything you want to do in Galveston. It is a very nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo. We had to go to Galveston for a wedding and decided to stay in a condo instead of a hotel for more space. I recommend this condo to anyone who is planning a visit to Galveston. The beach is right across the street and the condo is located right by one of the pools at the Dawn. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay here again. Thanks again to John and Lisa for sharing their condo.

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  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The condo is in a great location. Condo was clean and owner was very responsive. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Ferry
6.5 Miles
Port Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Moody Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 45
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
McAlister's Deli, Tortuga's, IHOP, Landry's
Nearest Beach
Babe's Beach (across street)
Car: recommended

Located directly on the Seawall, this condo is 5 minutes away from Schlitterbahn, Moody Gardens, and all the Seawall beach attractions. With amazing gulf water views from the living room and master bedroom, and a wonderful view of the lagoon pool in the 2nd bedroom, you may never leave the gated property! Located near the wonderful public beaches on the west end but close to lots of attractions and allowing easy access to downtown and the Strand's dining, shopping, and entertainment district. Galveston is a rich cultural center with lots of festivals and activities including Mardi Gras celebrations, Feather Fest, and Dickens on the Strand. Many tours of the island are available including dolphin/harbor boat tours, birding tours, and some great historical tours in the city as well. This unit is conveniently located very near Walmart and other grocery stores.


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Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning & Supply Fee $100
Tax Rate 15.0%

CHECK-IN is at 3 PM and CHECK-OUT is at 11AM. Please report any damage immediately. Security Deposit is refunded 7 days after your stay if there is no damage.

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Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1140 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , large walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We try to have hand soap, body wash, & shampoo on hand for guest.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room sofa makes into queen size bed.
    Guest - 1 queen , 2nd bedroom has a small cot and Pack & Play in closet.
  • King bed suite has private bath and view of gulf. 2nd bedroom has a queen bed and view of lagoon pool. Pack and Play for toddlers is in 2nd bedroom closet. Extra pillows and linens may be found in guest and king bedroom closet.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Our condo is a second floor unit without elevators. The 18 stairs are wide, not steep, and easy to walk up.

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