Beachfront Cottage Rental for a Family-Friendly Getaway in Gilchrist, Texas

Galveston, Texas (United States)

Beachfront Cottage Rental for a Family-Friendly Getaway in Gilchrist, Texas

Beach Houses
1 unit
12 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
Situated near Crystal Bay, this beachfront cottage rental is located in Gilchrist, Texas, and is ideal for those planning a relaxing, family-friendly getaway along the coast. With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, this pet-friendly vacation rental can accommodate up to 14 guests.

The master bedroom features a luxurious king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, a sink, and a toilet. Each of the remaining three bedrooms features two plush queen-size beds. The second bathroom is shared and features a combination shower/bathtub, a sink, and a toilet. All linens and towels are provided.

With plenty of comfortable seating and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and cable, the living room is the perfect place to kick back and relax after spending the day hiking through the Anahuac Wildlife Refuge. When glampers get hungry, they can make their way to the fully-equipped kitchen where they will find everything they need to whip up their favorite meals, including a range cooker, a toaster, a coffeemaker, a microwave, and a refrigerator. There is also a dishwasher for easy cleanup. Glampers can enjoy their culinary creations at the dining table with seating for eight. Other amenities include Wi-Fi throughout, a washer, a dryer, ceiling fans, central heating, and air conditioning.

Outside, guests will have private access to the beach, along with an outdoor shower where they can rinse off after a lovely afternoon swimming in the pristine waters and basking in the warm sun. There is also a wonderful wrap-around deck, which is partly covered, with garden furniture and a BBQ grill where guests can sip on simmering coffee in the early morning, enjoy a delicious meal al fresco, or talk late into the night as the waves crash on the nearby shore.


  • King-size bed
  • Queen-size bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Running water
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Fan
  • Dining table
  • Dining room
  • Gym/Exercise room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Television
This oceanfront glamping site has everything guests need for a fabulous stay. Fine linens and soft towels are provided. Glampers can pack light as there is a washing machine and a dryer to keep all their belongings clean. The rental features air conditioning, ceiling fans, and central air conditioning in order to ensure guests are comfortable at all times. There is Wi-Fi throughout so glampers can stay up-to-date on their emails, keep in touch with loved ones back home, or stream their favorite TV shows. For entertainment, there is a flat-screen TV complete with a DVD player. Outside, guests will find plenty of parking. There is also a wrap-around deck with garden furniture and a BBQ grill.

Location + Surroundings

Situated near fabulous beaches, this amazing glamping site is located in Gilchrist, Texas. The heart of Gilchrist, with its many shops and cafes, is about five minutes away. Anahuac Wildlife Refuge is a fantastic place to go hiking and is only about 25 minutes away. Crystal Beach is just one of the many great beaches within minutes of the property. Galveston, which is about an hour away, is home to many historical and natural attractions, along with the popular Schlitterbahn Water Park. Galveston Island State Park is just over an hour away and is a popular hiking and fishing spot. Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier and Laffite’s Cove Nature Society are both just a short drive away. Bishop's Palace, the Tree Sculptures, Moody Mansion, and The Seawall are other nearby popular attractions glampers can explore during their stay. Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is about an hour away. Houston is an hour and a half away and Austin, the Lone Star State capital, is nearly four hours from the property. The nearest international airport is George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.


  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Biking
  • Surfing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Golfing

From heading to Schlitterbahn Water Park with the whole family to exploring Bishop’s Palace, there will never be a dull moment when staying at this magnificent glamping site. Nature enthusiasts can head to Anahuac Wildlife Refuge where they can hike or bike their way through the rugged terrain before sitting down for a lovely picnic lunch. With the property’s fantastic location along the Upper Texas Gulf Coast, water sports lovers will be able to spend their time boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, and jet skiing. Glampers may even be lucky enough to spot dolphins and whales when they go out on the open waters. Keen fishermen can make their way to Crystal Bay where they can cast their lines and try to reel in trout and flounder. Guests can also head to Galveston for a fabulous day trip. There, guests can head to Moody Garden where they will find a discovery museum, an aquarium, and a golf course where they can tee off. They can also head to the Historic Pleasure Pier, which has several rides and games tiny glampers will enjoy, before grabbing a bit to eat at one of the many local eateries.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Sixty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 60 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Check-in time is from 12:00 until 20:00.

Pets are allowed.

Smoking is not permitted.

Internet access and cable/dish/telephone service can be unreliable due to the property's location. There is no guarantee that these amenities will be working during a party's stay and the host is unable to offer refunds for disruption of these services.

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