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Unforgettable, Dog-Friendly, Two-Story Getaway w/Ocean & Gulf Views + Large Deck

Beachfront vacation home in Palm Beach with kitchen and balcony

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Galveston, TX, United States of America
9.0.Superb.
  • Loved waking up to the sunrise off the deck and listening to waves. House was cute loved…

    Mar 25, 2022

  • The house is small and old, but cozy, very cute, and well-maintained. Plus, you…

    Mar 16, 2022

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  • 9 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Onsite parking
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Dining area
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Palm Beach
  • Pirate's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Galveston Island State Park Beach - 18 min walk
  • Palm Beach - 18 min walk
  • Galveston Country Club - 19 min walk
  • Pirates Beach - 31 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Double Bed

Bedroom 2

1 King Bed

Bedroom 3

3 Twin Beds and 1 Double Futon

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About this home

About The Beach


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This spacious, beachfront cottage will make you forget about all of your problems the moment you step inside. Featuring two levels of comfort, incredible amenities, marvelous views, and an unbeatable location, About The Beach is truly unforgettable. Enjoy breathtaking ocean and gulf views from the large, wraparound deck, which is conveniently equipped with an outdoor dining area–now you can enjoy all of your meals al fresco! Inside, About the Beach offers an immaculately clean and organized space, the perfect environment to hang out in with the family. Unwind in the beach-themed living area and plan tomorrow's adventures or play a fun board game with your friends. There's a wall-mounted flatscreen TV between the kitchen and dining area; stream your favorite Netflix shows while having dinner or turn on the kitchen channel to inspire yourself and cook a memorable meal in the fully-equipped kitchen! Step your cooking game up a notch and use the gas grill to wow your guests. Upstairs, we have "The Penthouse", a private suite with super-comfy full and twin size beds, a coffee pot, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a table with three chairs, a large fan, and an AC unit. You'll love using the outdoor shower to spritz away the sand after a day at the beach, and you'll never have better sleep than on the king-size bed of the main bedroom. About The Beach will surely make your dream of a perfect beach getaway come true. Book today!



What's nearby:

Welcome to Galveston, home to a special brand of relaxation and some of the freshest seafood you've ever had! This home enjoys a special location, close to all the action but away from all the noisy crowds. The Galveston Island State Park will be your playground as it's only one mile away from your getaway. There, you can try endless outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, picnicking, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, paddling, camping, or just relax! The sugar-white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico will be at your fingertips (less than 100 yards), so don't hesitate to pack your sunscreen and flip-flops! The seawall along the Gulf of Mexico has almost 10 and a half miles of continuous sidewalk for walkers, joggers, bikers, and sightseers. The scenic, 12-mile drive to downtown Galveston offers endless dining options in case you feel hungry during your short car ride and would like to stop to take a bite. Eight and a half miles away is the famous Schlitterbahn Waterpark–treat your guests to a fun-filled day at this popular attraction park!



Things to know:

Full kitchen

Free WiFi

Snowbird-friendly!

Central A/C

Dog-friendly for a small, nightly fee! (75 lbs.)

Dear guests, please note that the upper-level bedroom with the bunk bed as well as the laundry room on the ground level cannot be accessed from inside the home. They have their own separate entrances.



If you are bringing a dog on your trip, the nightly pet fee is already included in your quote when selecting 'Yes' to pets. If you would like to add more dogs, please contact us. The $20 nightly fee will apply for each additional dog.



Parking notes: There is room for four vehicles to park.





Damage waiver: The total cost of your reservation for this Property includes a nightly damage waiver fee, plus tax if applicable (the

“Damage Waiver”). (A discount may be applied for stays of 28 nights or longer, if permitted.)


The Damage Waiver covers you for up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the Property or its contents (such as furniture, fixtures, and appliances) as long as you report the incident to the host prior to checking out. The Damage Waiver fee eliminates the need for a traditional security deposit.



More information can be downloaded from the "Rental Agreement" on the checkout page.





City/town permit number: GVR06318

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Palm Beach
  • Pirate's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Galveston Island State Park Beach - 18 min walk
  • Palm Beach - 18 min walk
  • Galveston Country Club - 19 min walk
  • Pirates Beach - 31 min walk
  • Jamaica Beach - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km
  • West Beach - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Bermuda Beach - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Spanish Grant Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Bermuda Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
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Galveston, TX, United States of America

The manager

Vacasa of Texas

Speaks: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (1060 sq ft)
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Car required
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Pets allowed
  • Note from host: Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom three -3 twin/single beds and 1 sleep sofa/futon
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Ice maker

Dining

  • Separate dining area

Entertainment and recreation

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Games
  • Near theme parks
  • Fishing nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Outlet shopping nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Powerboating nearby

Pool/spa

  • Water park access

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 9
  • Minimum check-in age: 25

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 13
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Travelling with others

  • Pets allowed
  • Note from host: Dogs only. Max of 2. Weight limit: 75 lbs each.

Policies

  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a deadbolt lock on site.

  • This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number GVR06318

Also known as

  • 43370

FAQs

  • Yes. Onsite parking options include a garage.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Subway (2.3 mi), Buck's West (2.7 mi), and Blue Water Grill (2.7 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, fishing, and jet skiing. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a water park and a garden.
9.0.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great

    Gteat

    Brett G., 2 night trip, Dec 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Waking up to waves

    Nice house close to the beach so coffee was in the deck watching the waves

    Peter B., 3 night trip, Nov 21, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Great Location, yard needs major work

    Honestly this would be 5 stars except for one issue. The unit is listed as pet friendly but the entire yard is one big sticker patch. The dog got out of the car and was covered with stickers from head to toe. I went into the yard and I had stickers up to my knees. Otherwise great location, they need to look at some of details suck as kitchen utinsils and games because a lot are broken or missing pieces.

    Pete E., 2 night trip, Nov 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fall Beach Trip

    I had a great time at this property. The location is amazing and it was my second time to stay there. I would recommend this home and will be coming back again in the future.

    Rob A., 3 night trip, Oct 24, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great house, incredible location

    This house is perfect for families. The beach is steps away, and not crowded at all. The outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing the sand off before coming inside. The outdoor deck is great for meals. The detached third bedroom is like a treehouse for the kids. There were plenty of towels, which was really helpful. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook meals. There is only one full bath, which is no problem for a family of four, but may become difficult with the full nine guests. While the detached third bedroom was neat, during a nighttime thunderstorm it was a little bit difficult with smaller kids.

    Brent G., 4 night trip, Sep 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful Beach Home

    My husband and 2 adult children spent almost a week at About the Beach. The view is beautiful and it was so nice that the beach was almost our front yard. The house had everything we needed. We hope to be back soon.

    Diane S., 5 night trip, Sep 19, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Buyer beware

    Pros: on the beach, literally just yards away. Relatively quiet neighborhood. Great deck. Kitchen stocked pretty well with needed items. Lots of towels. Cons: well, it is on the beach so it was noisy late into the evening and again early in the morning with beach goers music- which can be heard inside the house. The house didn’t feel very clean and by all means don’t drop anything that can roll under the sofa! It’s filthy under there. The flooring is a mess ~ peel and stick linoleum…coming up. The yard hadn’t been mowed in a long time and was full of burrs which are sharp and painful so we couldn’t use the yard for us or to play with the dogs. We had to constantly cut the burrs from their hair. Such a disappointment. The grill was filthy and couldn’t use it either. Worst of all, the refrigerator didn’t work. We notified the management company right away but they didn’t bother to check back so we called the following day and they sent a serviceman out who then advised them that it couldn’t be fixed. (He left the door ajar when he left and anyone could have come inside!) Now one would think they would bring a new fridge, we still had two more days rental, but they didn’t. We had to throw a lot of food away. It was very frustrating!! Now they did credit us a few hundred dollars, but our Wednesday-Sunday rental price wasn’t worth what we paid, even with a credit. Buyer beware!

    Suzie W., 4 night trip, Aug 25, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Close to beach but pretty basic

    First, let me say I have rented many many times in the Galveston /Sea Isle area. I think the home needs a lot of work & updating for the price. The tall grass was finally mowed on the 4th. Day of our stay. Public parking in front of the home is not ideal. People living on The beach in a tent is a little sketchy. Floor plan is not ideal setup since there is 1 shower in the main section of the home and the 3rd. bedroom is only accessible thru outdoor stairs.

    Vanessa M., 5 night trip, Aug 1, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent property, very cute decor! Will definitely recommend it to anyone.

    Great experience renting this property.

    Kavita T., 3 night trip, Jan 1, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful Stay!!

    This little house is perfect for a relaxing getaway. Everything was so cute and loved the attention to detail in the decor. It's right on the beach with a great view from the sturdy deck. The little room upstairs is adorable. Some things are slightly dated (broken blinds, leaking dishwasher) but it was a comfortable/safe place - everything was very clean. The property manager was very helpful and responsive. Note: the locks are REALLY hard to open. Remember to bring your own salt/pepper and Kleenex!

    Mary Ann W., 3 night trip, Dec 1, 2020

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