Jamaica Beach Galveston

Jamaica Beach, Texas, began as a weekend fishing getaway in 1956 and incorporated as a full-fledged city, separate and apart from the City of Galveston in 1975. Now, in addition to the beach itself, you can also find a unique beach campground, an RV park, condos, and a resort. In addition to the gorgeous vacation rentals and nearby Galveston real estate, you can also find beach camping near Houston and campgrounds near Galveston, TX here.

About Jamaica Beach Galveston

Jamaica Beach Galveston is also known by locals and frequent island visitors as Jamaica Bay Galveston, Jamaica Island, and west Jamaica Beach. However, each of these references all refer to the same coastal city and neighborhood on Galveston Island.

With a population of around 1,000 citizens, Jamaica Beach is an alternative to other Galveston real estate, with its own city hall, police department, volunteer fire department, EMS, park, public beach, municipal pool, and boat launch ramp.

Is Jamaica Beach in Galveston TX?

Though a separate city, properties are listed as houses for sale in Galveston neighborhoods.

About a fourth of the 500 canal, beachfront, dry land and bayfront homes in the city are available for a vacation rental experience. Homes range from small cottages to high-end contemporary showcases.

Where is Jamaica Beach Galveston?

The city is just west of Galveston Island State Park and 12 miles west of 61st Street in Galveston. Groceries, gas, restaurants, and shops are within walking distance.

Sales prices in Jamaica Beach, Texas, generally range from the $200,000s to 2 million dollars.

If you ever hear someone ask the question "Is Jamaica Beach in Galveston nice?", make sure to answer with a resounding "yes". Between the Jamaica Beach rules and many things to do in Jamaica beach Galveston, it's a vacation and long-term coastal stay worth experiencing. 


City of Jamaica Beach
Jamaica Beach Improvement Committee Homeowners Association

a map of Galveston Island Neighborhoods with Jamaica Beach highlighted