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Beach or Bay? You Decide!

Beach or Bay? You Decide!

Last Updated: January 28, 2020 by Sand 'N Sea | Trip Planning, Lodging


You’ve made the choice to head to Galveston Island’s 32 miles of Gulf Coast paradise. Now you just have to figure out where to stay. Deciding between a beach or bay vacation can be tricky, but the good news is that there’s no wrong answer! If you’re looking for a trouble-free vacation that feels like home-only better, because there’s a beach or fishing pier right outside your door-then book a beach or bay rental house! Vacation homes in Galveston vary widely in size, price, and amenities offered. A professional vacation management team will work with you to find beach or bay homes that fit your budget, group size, and amenity wish list.

Sandy Knoll Beach House
Sandy Knoll, 4251 Sandpiper Lane

Book a vacation home on the beach and you’ll experience:

  • Panoramic Gulf views
  • Private decks with comfortable outdoor seating
  • Walls of windows showcasing Gulf views from almost every room of the house
  • Quick beach access via private dune walkovers, neighborhood access points or cleared paths through the yard of your vacation rental
  • Shaded patios for snack breaks
  • Outdoor showers for rinsing off the sand and salt water
  • Hours of surf fishing
  • Time to work on your sandcastle technique
  • Slow strolls along the shoreline
22 Palms Vacation Rental
22 Palms, 4223 Karankawa Way

Stay on the bay, and you’ll enjoy:

  • Great fishing right from your backyard
  • Private pools
  • Large decks that extend over boat houses
  • Views overlooking birding hot spots
  • Easy bay access for boating, kayaking, SUP, etc.
  • Short drives to beach access points
  • Private or neighborhood fishing piers
  • Covered patios with grills for cooking your fresh catch.
Jamaica Beach

No matter which side of the island you choose to spend your time on, a vacation rental provides:

  • Large, open living spaces, perfect for spending time together
  • Fully stocked kitchens for preparing family meals
  • Private Bedrooms to recover after a day of island fun
  • Washers and dryers that allow you to pack light
  • Free WiFi and convenient parking
  • Decks perfect for sunning or dining al fresco
  • Shaded patios for grilling fresh Gulf seafood
  • Room to travel with family or friends-keeping your expenses lower

Sand 'N Sea

Sand `N Sea Properties was founded by a family of Galvestonians over 40 years ago, and today, the family is still at the helm. Over the years, Sand `N Sea has established itself as a leader in Galveston real estate sales and vacation rentals, and as a staunch supporter of the community. The Sand `N Sea “family” now includes a strong team of REALTORS® and a talented staff of long-term employees.

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