Galveston Winter Texans - Vacation Rentals

Where Are The Best Texas Destinations For Snowbirds?

There are many wonderful winter Texas destinations including Galveston Island, Big Bend National Park, San Antonio River Walk, Fredricksburg, and Bandera. Galveston is by far one of the most popular locations, due to its easy to access to and from Houston, charming downtown area, beautiful beach communities, and proximity to the George Bush Intercontinental & Houston Hobby Airports. You’ll go from Snowbird to Winter Texan in no time! 

The Island offers something for everyone — you can spend the day outdoors bird watching, fishing, or looking for shells on the beach. In the evenings, dine downtown before seeing a show at The Grand 1894 Opera House. Throughout your stay, enjoy special Island events like Dickens on the Strand, Holiday with the Cranes and Mardi Gras! Galveston. In other words, enjoy Galveston Island living just like a local!

One of the best ways for Winter Texans to enjoy their stay on Galveston Island is to rent a home right on the beach or bay. Sand `N Sea Properties offers many beautiful vacation homes for Winter Texans and Snowbirds alike. Choose from beachfront, beachside, canal and bayfront homes. Be sure to contact us when you are ready to book your winter stay, or if you have any questions!

Winter Texan 2020 - 2021 information will be posted here as soon as it is available. Please check back for future updates.

Winter Texan properties are typically available October through February.
(Two-month minimum required to receive Winter Texan rates)

  • RATE: Prices quoted are monthly rates, and include utilities.
  • RESERVATION FEE: There is a one-time, non-refundable $50 reservation fee.
  • CLEANING FEE: A one-time cleaning fee added to each reservation. Price varies according to size of property.
  • ADDITIONAL CLEANING: Arrangements can be made for additional cleanings during your stay for an additional fee.
  • LINENS AND TOWELS: Linens and towels are available for an additional fee.
  • PET FRIENDLY HOMES: Pet friendly homes require a $125 non-refundable pet fee.
  • ADMIN FEE: There is a 3.5% administrative fee on all reservations.
  • DEPOSIT: A security deposit is required, and varies according to the size of home. Deposits will be refunded within 30 days of check-out.
  • HOTEL TAX: There is no Hotel Occupancy Tax on rentals of 30 days or more.
  • BEACH CLUB: Beach Club points are not accrued during Winter Texan rentals.
  • CALL 409.797.5500. Our rental agents will be happy to help you select the perfect winter beach retreat!

 

Island Events
Island Events

Island Events

Galveston Island is a dream destination for vacations with year-round fun. No matter when you visit, there are sure to be exciting Galveston, TX events for you and your group to attend. These Galveston events are perfect for filling your vacation itinerary or working as the excuse to make a trip down to the beach.
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Fishing on Galveston Island
Fishing on Galveston Island

Fishing on Galveston Island

Galveston’s nutrient-rich coastal waters offer a wide variety of habitats for growing & adult marine species. From seagrass beds to salt marshes, oyster reefs to natural & artificial reefs and miles of deep open water – we’ve got the fish you’re looking for! Read on for more information about where to cast your line and where the public boat launches are on Galveston Island.
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Galveston - A Birder's Paradise

Galveston Island is a birder’s paradise! In addition to the multitude of year-round feathered residents, Galveston is a prime spot for thousands of birds stopping by on their annual migration. New & migratory species come to Galveston Island all year long, and birders can use our by-the-month guide to plan their visit.
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Outdoors & Loving It
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Outdoors & Loving It

Galveston is an outdoor paradise perfect for your next beach escape. Go boating, try your luck at fishing, or rediscover the simple joy of flying a kite. Your Sand `N Sea beach house will be your home away from home. Get ready to lounge on your private deck and listen to the waves roll in from the Gulf.
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It’s no secret that there’s an abundance of unique Galveston restaurants, cafes & coffee shops for you to try. So, where are the best restaurants in Galveston, Texas? As island residents ourselves, we love exploring all of our local options. From Gulf seafood to hand-crafted ice cream to Italian or Japanese cuisine, our island has the perfect variety of cuisine to tantalize your taste buds.
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