Rentals by Galveston Beach Area

Whether you’re looking for a rental in an amenity-rich beach area with a clubhouse and community pool or you want to escape from all of the crowds and noise, Galveston beaches have what you are looking for! 

The western end of seawall beaches blend seamlessly into the best area of Galveston beach house rentals, known to locals as the West End. These beach areas are commonly referred to by the pocket park number, or by the subdivision that is used to access the beach. They aren’t actually separate beaches. Each area has something different to offer visitors & Island residents alike.

Did You Know? In Texas, public access to Gulf Coast beaches is a constitutional right, governed by the Texas Open Beaches Act. Galveston beaches follow state-approved beach access & dune protection plans. 

The best Galveston beach is the one that has the amenities and access that work for your vacation! 

What part of Galveston beach is the best?

Our favorite Galveston vacation rentals are located on the West End. Sand `N Sea Properties manages over 160+ of these beach and bay vacation homes. With a wide variety of amenities & locations to fit any budget, it’s easy to find the perfect beach rental for your Galveston Island vacation!

We offer private vacation homes in over 20+ communities. Some of our guests’ favorite locations include:

Pirates Beach

Located just across the street from our office, Pirates Beach is a large, family-friendly beach area that features:

  • Beachfront, Gulf view & beachside homes
  • A variety of home sizes, with something for every budget
  • Abundant cul de sacs perfect for bikes, tricycles or roller skates
  • Accessible neighborhood beach access points
  • Golf cart-friendly roads

Pirates Beach is only 12 miles from the heart of Downtown Galveston. The restaurants & activities on the Seawall are even closer than that!

We have used Sand 'N Sea rentals for three years in a row and will continue to do so. The customer service is great and we have been happy with our rentals in Pirates Beach.” - K. & R. Trow

Jamaica Beach

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Looking for a West End vacation rental with great neighborhood amenities? Want to drive your golf cart right onto the beach? Jamaica Beach is the best beach area for you! 

Located just west of Galveston Island State Park, The City of Jamaica Beach boasts:

  • Independent police & fire rescue teams
  • Two shopping centers with
         - Multiple restaurants
         - Local hardware store
  • Redbox rental at the Circle K
  • Local grocery store, perfect for essentials

What really makes Jamaica Beach one of the best beaches in Galveston? The public pool!

Open to anyone on the Island (not just renters or residents within Jamaica Beach), the Jamaica Beach pool charges a per person, per day fee. Kids under 6 are free. The facility includes bathrooms, showers, and lifeguards. It is open seasonally.

...Overall, the house was really great for our first trip to Jamaica Beach, I would for sure recommend it to any group that wants to have their own space and large common spaces to gather. The pool was perfect for sunbathing while everyone else fished and all of the neighbors were very nice…” - S. Graham

Sea Isle

Sea Isle encompasses a Galveston beach area with some of the most popular vacation rentals available. With options on the beach or bay, these homes are a hit with guests who truly love water sports and fast beach access. Amenities include:

  • Subdivision pool (with fee) 
  • Fishing pier
  • Full-service marina (West End Marina)
  • The West End Restaurant & Sandbar Grille
  • Park with picnic pavilion

Perfect house for our family - the best part was having the house so close to the beach. We spent most of our time at the beach, so it was great being able to walk back and forth. We love the Sea Isle community and the amenities they offer.” - S. Clark

Pointe West

Galveston beach rentals in Pointe West all offer access to area amenities (with a $15 per person fee) including:

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  • Infinity pool at the beachfront club with rentable cabanas
  • Fitness Center with showers & locker rooms
  • Kiddie playground
  • Paths perfect for biking & jogging 

Our vacation rentals in Pointe West include a mix of beachfront and beachside homes, plus condos with excellent Gulf views. 

Great view of the Gulf and easy access to the beach. Since there's no driving on the beach there is no issue with an overcrowded beach as only people staying in the houses right there are actually on the beach. Having use of the Pointe West club is a big plus as it's nice to also have access to a pool and the other facilities they offer.” - J. Lavo


All Galveston Beach Areas!

Every area has unique homes and amenities. Interested in finding a vacation rental in the same neighborhood as your friends or family? Or, did one of the Galveston beach areas above catch your attention?  Also, check out more Galveston Resources here!

View Vacation Rentals by Galveston Beach Area

Don’t wait any longer! Book your stay in the best beach rentals on Galveston Island! We even have last minute rentals here. And when you get here, don't forget to check out our many resources providing a wide range of local and unique things to do at the beach.

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