Laissez les bons temps rouler! The 115th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration is kicking off this weekend, and we are SO ready!Continue reading “115th Mardi Gras! Galveston”
Are we right?!? As “Snowmageddon” is getting ready to turn the East Coast into a big pile of snow, we can’t help but rejoice as we grab our pullover, throw on our flip flops (because, seriously, they are an all-year wardrobe piece – no matter what our mother says) and be SO happy we get to call this Gulf Coast island home!Continue reading “Winter on Galveston Island”
2016 Sand `N Sea rental brochures are hitting mailboxes this week!
You know what that means… it’s time to grab that “timely and productive” New Years resolution by the horns and get on 2016 vacation planning! With 15,451 brochures going out to our guests you need to get your family and friends together soon to get your first choice of vacation rental this summer. Looking for a large beachfront escape? We’ve got several! A cozy canal front spot where the fish are biting? We’ve got that too. Pet-friendly homes, homes with hot tubs, neighborhoods with pools…we’ve got ’em!Continue reading “Galveston Vacation Planning – Go!”
It’s Fall!! Don’t get us wrong – we love summers on the island. However, if pressed, we might admit to loving October/November even more (shhhhh!). There’s something about a steady forecast of 80 – 90 degrees with a cool breeze, endless blue skies, and the less-busy beaches that really speaks to us. Plus, it seems like there’s a festival (and festival food!) almost every weekend!Continue reading “It’s Festival Season on Galveston!”
We arrived at the office a little early the other morning and couldn’t resist a quick stop off across the street at Pirates Beach. There’s a lot to be said for a coffee from MOD in one hand and a beachfront view of the Gulf complete with sand beneath your feet – all before the work day starts!Continue reading “Midseason on Galveston Keeps Us Busy”
It seems like just yesterday we were opening our doors as a West End developer and home building business! ::cues up nostalgic music soundtrack:: More than 40 years later, here we are – a solid leader in Galveston real estate sales and a vacation rental company with the largest inventory of professionally managed vacation homes on the Island!
We are proud to be a family-run business with a talented staff of long-term employees with fresh ideas. As a team, we’ve moved from the days of a giant paper calendar and pencils to customized rental software and online reservation access for our guests and homeowners. From paper pamphlets to a fully loaded website, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and now, a blog!Continue reading “Loving Galveston Since 1974”
Did you know? We have our very own reality television star!!
It’s not just our amazing restaurants, our great Galveston fishing, or our beautiful locations for Galveston beach weddings. Our area has been getting global recognition for our beautiful Galveston beachfront properties for sale.
Sand `N Sea REALTOR Cheryl Smith was featured on an episode of HGTV’s House Hunters as she helped a Dallas couple search for the perfect family beach home. Here she is with the crew:Continue reading “Galveston on HGTV’s House Hunters”
We can’t get enough of this awesome project! There’s a huge expanse of brand new beach already open to the public, and work is continuing westward along Seawall Blvd. Here’s a progress picture from September 17:
We get to see the progress every morning on our way to the office, but if you aren’t lucky enough to be heading to a Sand `N Sea vacation home soon you can always watch the progress live on the SandCam!
Imagine this: You’ve just arrived somewhere in Texas with your friends and family for a weekend getaway. The sun is shining on your face, the wind is in your hair, and you’re relaxing on 725,00 new cubic yards of beach. You read that right- there’s a whole new beach in town. Where are you? Galveston Island, of course! The biggest beach reconstruction project in the history of the Island, the Seawall West Nourishment Project, is officially underway.Continue reading “Galveston’s Seawall West Nourishment Project”