Family-Friendly Cottage Rental with Beach Access on Texas' Gulf Coast
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· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue · Swimming pool
This family-friendly cottage rental is situated in an upscale resort community in Galveston, Texas. It is centrally located between the Gulf of Mexico and West Bay, on Galveston Island in the heart of the state's Gulf Coast. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the cottage can accommodate up to eight guests.
In the master bedroom, couples can wake up each morning on a king-size bed to a gorgeous sunrise over the water and palm trees outside their window. They can watch the news on a TV, or step outside on the private balcony with a fresh cup of coffee. The master bedroom includes a full ensuite bathroom with a toilet, a double vanity, a Jacuzzi bathtub, and a glass-enclosed, walk-in shower. In the second bedroom, parents can watch a movie on the flat-screen TV, and sleep on the queen-size bed while their baby sleeps in the crib right next to them. Children can sleep on a pair of twin-size beds in the third bedroom. The second and third bedrooms share a full bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a bathtub and shower combination. The sofa in the living room can be pulled into a double bed to sleep any additional guests.
Every bed comes with soft, luxury linens. All three bedrooms include an oversized dresser and a closet for extra storage space. Both bathrooms provide plush white towels and a set of toiletries. The crib is not furnished, so parents will need to bring their own sheets for the baby.
After a long day of swimming in the Gulf or riding roller coasters at amusement parks, guests can gather in the living room to relax on the nice, comfortable furniture and watch a movie or game on the TV. The living room provides direct access to the covered back deck, where guests can lounge or eat meals outside while enjoying the spectacular views of the Gulf Coast.
The living room opens up to the fully-equipped kitchen and dining area. The dining table can seat four guests, with additional seating for two at the breakfast bar. The kitchen comes with a fridge, a microwave, a dishwasher, a coffeemaker, and a stove and oven. Dishes and cooking utensils are provided.
For guests' convenience, there is a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer. Guests are free to use a complimentary set of wakeboards, lazy river tubes, and beach cruisers during their stay. Other amenities include heating and air conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable and satellite, ceiling fans, and an elevator.
If guests want some relief from the hot Texas sun, they can cool off in the shaded space beneath the cottage. They can take a nap in the hammock, cook a delicious Texan BBQ on the grill, or eat meals and sip cocktails around the picnic table. Guests can walk down to the community's private beach club, where they can swim in two outdoor pools or float down a lazy river. The club also features a restaurant, a playground, and a fitness center. From the club, guests will have direct access to the beach, making it easy to spend the whole day swimming and surfing in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
- Cell service
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Safe box
- Queen-size bed
- Double bed
- Child's bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Gym/Exercise room
- Dining room
- Game room
- Breakfast bar
- Dining table
- Twin/Single bed
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Outdoor pool
- Shared Barbecue
- Air conditioning
Guests will have access to a private community beach club with two outdoor swimming pools. One is an infinity edge pool and the other features a lazy river. The beach club also comes with a fitness center, a restaurant, a playground, and direct access to the beach.
Guests can park on the long driveway or in the garage. Outside, there is a private upstairs balcony and a covered deck with a lounge area. Below the cottage is an open space with a BBQ grill, a picnic table, and a hammock. There is also plenty of storage space for bicycles and beach equipment.
Inside, there is a living room with a fully-equipped kitchen and dining area. Guests will enjoy free Wi-Fi, and cable and satellite on all the TVs. The master bedroom features a Jacuzzi bathtub. For guests' convenience, the cottage is equipped with an elevator and includes a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer.
Guests are free to use a complimentary set of lazy river tubes, wakeboards, and beach cruisers, but acknowledge that they do so at their own risk. They also must return them in excellent condition at the end of their stay.
- Laundry service
- Sports equipment storage
Housekeeping is provided. Poolside services are available during the high season.
Location + Surroundings
- Amusement park
This cottage is located in Galveston, Texas, and is surrounded by palm trees and coastal marshes. The cottage is in a prestigious resort community and within walking distance of a private beach. It is about 15 minutes away from both Jamaica Beach and Galveston Island State Park. Galveston Island is a barrier island along Texas' Gulf Coast, between West Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is about an hour away from Houston. The closest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, which is over 45 minutes away from Galveston Island. Read More
- Bird watching
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
The community beach club is a short walk away from the cottage. Here, guests can swim in an infinity edge pool, or go tubing down a lazy river. Children can play on the playground while adults work out or do yoga in the fitness center. The club provides direct access to a private beach, where guests can spend the day swimming and surfing in the waves, or fishing and boating on the Gulf of Mexico. At the end of the day, guests can enjoy a delicious dinner in the club restaurant.
For families, the cottage is centrally located near a number of popular amusement parks. At Moody Gardens, kids can zip-line, ride paddlewheel boats, or see sharks and dolphins in an aquarium. They can shoot down water slides or splash in pools at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island. Families will love the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, an old-fashioned amusement park on an oceanside boardwalk with roller coasters, arcades, and classic beach eats.
Guests can also drive down to Jamaica Beach, a popular tourist destination just 15 minutes outside Galveston. They can go on vintage ferry rides around the island or play 18 holes at a local golf course. Guests can hit the shore of West Bay for more boating and fishing, as well as kayaking, sailing, paddleboarding, and jet-skiing. There is a bayside park where families can play basketball or have picnics on the shore.
Nature lovers can visit Galveston Island State Park, a scenic park between the Gulf of Mexico and West Bay, with miles of scenic trails and beaches, and acres of lush protected wetlands. Guests can hike, ride bikes, take photos, watch birds, and view wildlife along the trails. They can fish, canoe, and kayak on the bay, or swim and sunbathe on the beach.
Guests can take day trips to Houston. Downtown, they can shop or dine at upscale restaurants, or tour museums and art galleries. Families can visit the zoo and aquarium, or the historic Space Center.
- Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No Pets allowed
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 60 days prior to check-in.
Pets are not allowed.
Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on the property. This includes vapes, pipes, and e-cigarettes.
Check-in is anytime between 15:00 and 20:00.
The cottage is ideal for couples, families, and small groups. For larger groups, the cottage can be rented in a pair with the one next door.
Rates vary by season, occupancy, and length of stay. Additional taxes and cleaning fees are included. Read more