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Valid for new reservations only. Stays must be completed by August 26. Not all properties are eligible and minimum nights vary. 20% off does not apply to mandatory fees. Not valid with any other offers or for stays booked on third-party sites.

*Offer expires 08/24/2024 and you must book your vacation between 08/01/2024 and 08/26/2024.

Primary Bedroom

King, Upper Level

Bedroom 2

King with Deck Access, Main Level

Bedroom 3

Pyramid Bunk, Upper Level

Bedroom 4

2 Twin Bunks, Main Level


Twin + Trundle, Upper Level


Looking to have a Whale of a Time on your next vacation? Then this gorgeous beachside vacation rental in Galveston, Texas is the one for you! This cozy beach house is perfect for relaxation, making new family memories, and enjoying hours of island fun.

With two levels and a large, shaded patio, Whale of a Time has plenty of room for everyone.

The ground level is all about convenience and outdoor fun. There's parking for four cars, a finished patio, an enclosed outdoor shower, a picnic table, and loads of beach gear ready for you. There's even a handy half bathroom.

The cargo lift makes it easy to bring groceries or luggage up to the main level, where the living room is full of comfortable furniture, vaulted ceilings, a TV, and plenty of windows to let in those bright, sunny beach days. The updated kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a breakfast bar that seats five, a wine refrigerator, and plenty of space for preparing budget-friendly meals together. The dining area seats eight, perfect for family dinners.

After a full day of exploring Galveston’s beaches, attractions, and unique restaurants & boutiques, you’ll have your choice of 4 bedrooms plus a loft to enjoy a restful night and late wake-up call in.

On the main level, you’ll find 2 bedrooms: a king bedroom with deck access and a TV, and a bunk bedroom with 2 twin bunks, a TV, and a small table and chairs for the kids. The hall bathroom has a double vanity and walk-in shower, and there’s a laundry closet off the kitchen that makes it easy to take advantage of the full size washer and dryer.

Upstairs, the loft has a twin bed with a trundle and a TV, great for extra guests or early risers. The second king bedroom shares a full bath with the pyramid bunk bedroom with a desk, great for a small family or multiple kids. This bathroom has a double vanity and walk-in shower.

Whale of a Time has all the extras: a cargo lift, multiple TVs, beach gear, and a board game library. Plus, it’s pet-friendly, making it the perfect spot for your whole family to vacation.

Book your stay at Whale of a Time today!

BED SIZES: 2 Kings, 1 Pyramid Bunk, 2 Twin Bunks, 1 Twin + Trundle

Parking for 4 cars; Finished Patio; Enclosed Outdoor Shower; Picnic Table; Beach Gear; Half Bathroom

Living Room - TV/vaulted ceilings/wall of windows/plenty of seating options; Kitchen - stainless steel appliances/granite counters/breakfast bar seating 5/wine refrigerator/abundant cabinet and counter space; Dining Area - 1 table seating 8; 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom (King) - deck access/TV; 1 Bedroom (2 Twin Bunks) - TV/small table and chairs for kids; full bath - double vanity and walk-in shower; washer/dryer; uncovered deck with cargo lift

Loft - Twin + Trundle with TV; 2 Bedrooms - Primary Suite (King) - TV/sitting area/en suite shared bathroom/double vanity/walk-in shower; 1 Bedroom (Pyramid Bunk) - TV/desk area/en suite shared bathroom/double vanity/walk-in shower

1 Level of Deck (uncovered); Central A/C & Heat; Ceiling Fans throughout; Multiple TVs; Beach Gear; Board Game Library; Cargo Lift; Pet Friendly

View our pet policy

Cargo Lift - request a lift remote (refundable deposite required) at the SNS Rental Office.

Fireplace is not available for guest use.

Parking is available for up to 4 vehicles in the private driveway of this home. Per HOA rules, street parking is not allowed.

We are here to help! Our office is right at the entrance to Pirates Beach and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Our Property Services team is available for guests 24/7, so be sure to call us if there’s anything you need!

Sand `N Sea Properties is a professional vacation rental management and real estate company that has been local & trusted on Galveston Island since 1974. Family owned & operated, we manage 185+ of the best vacation homes in the most sought-after locations on the West End. We look forward to sharing our island home with you!

You’ve found the best beach houses – now make your trip truly special with concierge services from Above & Beyond Concierge . From beach equipment to grocery delivery, picnics to photo sessions, these dedicated locals take care of it all, so you don’t have to! They also have carefully curated packages for families, girls’ weekends, fishing enthusiasts, foodies & more.

Rick's Beach Rentals is another West End favorite for renting golf carts, kayaks, beach chairs & umbrellas, beach wheelchairs and more. They'll drop off and pick up right at your beach house, so all you have to do is enjoy!

On the West End, you’ll find miles and miles of beaches, birding sanctuaries, boat ramps, great fishing spots (beaches, bay & canal) as well as restaurants, groceries, gas and banking.

In-town attractions are an easy, short drive away – The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Historic Downtown Galveston, the Tall Ship Elissa at Pier 23, and many others.

All Sand `N Sea Properties are non-smoking.

Our Housekeeping and Inspecting teams take care of preparing each home before every guest. They follow current CDC and Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) guidelines.

Sheets & bath towels are included with every reservation. Standard beds will already be made, ready for your arrival. Bunk beds and sleeper sofas will have a freshly laundered linen bundle available for your use.

We want to help get your trip off to an easy start, so all homes include a set of starter supplies: a roll of toilet paper for each bathroom, dishwashing soap, and shampoo, conditioner, lotion and hand soap for the bathrooms.

Sand 'N Sea Properties is committed to good neighbor policies that provide the best experience possible for our vacation rental guests and our island neighbors. We share neighborhood HOA policies & city ordinance information with each of our guests via our rental policies, text & email reminders, and our Guest Portal.

We welcome family groups and responsible adult guests where leaseholders are a minimum of 25 years of age. Parties, reunions, proms and other gatherings are not allowed at any Sand `N Sea vacation homes.

Please review our Rental Policies carefully for more information.

Renting is great but owning is even better! Sand `N Sea REALTORS® are coastal real estate experts that live, work or play on the Island. Our friendly and knowledgeable REALTORS® are available to assist you 7 days a week at our Pirates Beach office.

**While every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete information, it is not guaranteed. It is subject to errors, omissions and equipment failure, as well as unexpected changes in amenities, furnishings, views and/or beach access.


  • Beach Toys & Equipment (varies) Beach Toys & Equipment (varies)
  • Board Games Board Games
  • Cable TV Cable TV
  • Television Television
  • Central Air/Heat Central Air/Heat
  • Dryer Dryer
  • Hangers Hangers
  • Iron Iron
  • Linens Linens
  • Loft Loft
  • Smoke Detector Smoke Detector
  • Towels Towels
  • Washer Washer
Kitchen & Dining
  • Dishes & Utensils Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Keurig Coffee Maker (K Cups not provided) Keurig Coffee Maker (K Cups not provided)
  • Microwave Microwave
  • Oven Oven
  • Refrigerator Refrigerator
  • Standard Drip Coffee Pot Standard Drip Coffee Pot
  • Stove Stove
  • Toaster Toaster
Other Property Features
  • Cargo Lift Cargo Lift
  • Contactless Check-in/Check-out Contactless Check-in/Check-out
  • Dogs Allowed w/ Fee Dogs Allowed w/ Fee
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices Used Enhanced Cleaning Practices Used
  • Fire Extinguisher Fire Extinguisher
  • Free Parking Free Parking
  • Charcoal BBQ Grill Charcoal BBQ Grill
  • Enclosed Outdoor Shower Enclosed Outdoor Shower
  • Open Deck Open Deck
  • Outdoor Furniture Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Lighting Outdoor Lighting
  • Parking for 4 Cars Parking for 4 Cars
  • Picnic Table Picnic Table

Floor Plans

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