Texans have loved Galveston’s beaches since the early days of the state’s founding. Located just 50 miles southeast of Houston, Galveston is easy to reach, yet delivers a true vacation vibe perfect for a reset. This vibrant seaside retreat, as notable for its New Orleans-esque architecture as it is for its balmy gulf waters, offers everything from a romantic retreat to family vacations.
With a wide range of private beachfront rentals from which to choose, the comfort and convenience of home comes with ocean views and fresh sea air. Galveston offers the best of both worlds—a vibrant downtown dotted with restaurants, shops, and kid-friendly attractions, as well as miles of uncrowded beaches ideal for recharging and enjoying quality time with friends and family during the summer or any other time of the year!
Here you will find eight of the best vacation rentals in Galveston. It is worth remembering that, as they are single apartments or houses, availability may be limited. Our tip is to use trivago to search for different dates or other similar properties in the destination—there are plenty of good options!