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Galveston Beach Houses Feature Stunning Island Views

The 32-mile long, historic island of Galveston borders the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, the stunning beach and charming historic community offers visitors access to miles of pristine beaches, access to historic attractions and Galveston's lively culture. The fantastic beach escape boasts a huge number of stunning beach houses, condos located near the ocean, and waterfront homes. In addition to the offering spectacular ocean views, the fantastic oceanfront homes in Galveston may also feature an array of amenities such as cable TV, Wi-Fi internet access, and family-friendly living.

Beaches

Galveston operates numerous public beaches and beach access points throughout the island. Popular island beaches and beach parks include:

  • The Galveston Island State Park
  • The East Beach
  • The pocket park on San Luis Pass Road at the seventh mile
  • The pocket park at located at 11745 FM 3005
  • The pocket park at San Luis Pass Road at the eleventh mile
  • Stewart Beach
  • The Seawall Urban Park

Dining

Galveston is full to the brim with a diverse array of restaurants and delectable menu options. The Waterfront and Strand areas along the historic island offer many of Galveston's most delicious dining options. From Texas steak, Italian and Greek to Mexican and seafood, Galveston is sure to accommodate a wide variety of tastes.

In recent years, Galveston has become an attractive community for young culinary talent to settle. Inventive young chefs have made their way to the unique island in the hopes of serving up exciting new dishes in some of Galveston's best restaurants. The names of Galveston chefs such as Paco Vargas, Robbin Murphy, Chris Loftis, Ross Warhol, and Phil Bouzo are garnering national attention and cementing the island's reputation as a popular fine dining destination. The top restaurants of Galveston are:

  • Rudy & Paco
  • Shearn’s
  • Number 13
  • Gaido’s
  • The Steakhouse

Arts And Culture

The island's expansive historic downtown is the main hub of Galveston's arts and entertainment. The historic buildings of downtown Galveston are filled with cultural institutions, including a number of theaters, galleries, and museums.

ArtWalk is an event enjoyed by many. Every six weeks, the downtown district hosts an ArtWalk event that draws thousands to the island. The exciting cultural event boats well-known national artists, gallery openings, and a multitude of vendors. Additionally the dazzling street celebration serves up a delicious array of food truck fare as the sounds of music reverberate through the streets.

Family Friendly Attractions

There are many enticing options for families seeking fun on Galveston. From taffy-making at the La King’s Confectionery to the Galveston Turtle Tour, there are many wonderful opportunities for families looking for something fun to do. Family-friendly attractions on Galveston include the following:

  • The Schlitterbahn Waterpark
  • The Galveston Railroad Museum
  • The Lone Star Flight Museum
  • The Texas Seaport Museum

Weather

Galveston, an island located just off of Texas' Gulf Coast, enjoys moderate year-round temperatures. Most visitors arrive to the island in the spring and summer seasons. Average summer high temperatures are in the high 80s while winter lows hover around a comfortable 51 degrees.

How To get There

Galveston is easy to get to by cruise, private boat, or car. The closest airport to Galveston is in Houston: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Therefore, those who are traveling into Texas by way of plane will need to travel an additional 45 minutes to get to the island. Whether you take your own private car or rent a car, the easiest way to cross into Galveston is by taking Interstate 45 southward all the way to the island.

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This is a lovely property

5 of 5
This is a lovely property. The home owners are wonderful and very easy to communicate with. I hope to be able to rent this property again in November 2018
  • Submitted: Nov 06, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2017

Great peaceful home

5 of 5
We loved the house it was close to ocean and you could hear the waves from the deck. Very peaceful.
  • Submitted: Nov 02, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017