4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the water in Galveston, Texas. Near Moody Gardens, Pleasure Pier, historical Strand and Mardi Gras, Kemah Boardwalk, NASA, Space Center Houston
"Jamaica Me Happy" Galveston Beach House on Canal
Cozy house with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the bay in safe and secure Jamaica Beach. No worries! Dock for fishing and crabbing- Swimming and floating- Fun in the sun! 1/2 Mile walk to the beach! Fishing light so you can see the fish at night! Upper deck off living room for amazing sunset views. Additional private balcony off the loft. Pet Friendly-$100 Great fishing and fun right in the backyard-
Close to all that Galveston has to offer- Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, Pleasure Pier, fine dining, historic places, fishing piers, shopping, horseback riding, state park, putt putt golf, movie theater, zip line, golf course. Jamaica Beach, Community Park, bait shop, grocery store, restaurants, corner stores all 5 minutes away.
Our West End house in Jamaica Beach subdivision on Galveston Island's West Beach is located on a canal with a boat slip and within easy walking distance (.4 mi.) to the beach. We have easy access to the bay and there's a bird sanctuary nearby.
Amenities include a full kitchen, flat screen TV, 2 queen size beds, 1 double bed, 2 twin size bunk beds in the loft and another twin bed (5 twins) + room for air mattress, and a sofa with a queen size pull out bed, washer & dryer, Ping Pong table, scrabble, cards, etc just in case you have a rainy day on your vacation rental. Wi-Fi available for a fee. Sleeps 8-12 comfortably. Full kitchen with microwave, all dishes, pots and pans, even a deep fryer for frying fish or shrimp. 2 Out door grills, one for beach house + additional small pit that you can take to the beach with you.
Large driveway for you boat trailer or RV. Great beach house for a family reunion. Our house has a nice covered area with built in benches to sit and enjoy the cool Gulf breezes, play darts, or laze about in the hammock. Rent a golf cart available from several vendors close by and cruise Jamaica Beach in style! Swim, fish, or crab right off your own dock.
Jamaica Beach is located about 15 minutes from such great attractions as Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Moody Gardens, the Strand downtown historical district and Galveston's brand new Pleasure Pier. We are less than an hour from Hobby Airport in Houston so you won't spend a lot of time getting here.
We think that once you stay a few days at our West End Jamaica Beach Canal House you will be back!
Water, we are on the canal that leads to the Bay.
Boat slip to park your boat at the house.
All children and anyone who can't swim should wear a life jacket when downstairs on the dock and around the water.
Interaction with guests
I am a teacher and can not always answer my cell phone, text messages, or personal email while in class but if you leave me a detailed message, I will get back to you during lunch break, conference period, or after school.
Other things to note
Sea Gulls tear up kitchen garbage bags. Trash must be taken out in heavy duty contractor bags, then in garbage can, to the curb.
Monday and Thursday are trash days.
PLEASE TAKE OUT YOUR TRASH
*You must do a basic cleaning before leaving and Clean out the refrigerator. The cleaning fee is for linens and deep cleaning.
*Don't leave wet towels. Service charges by the pound.
*Set the AIR CONDITIONER to COOL and on 78 when you leave.
*Clean the grill if you use it.
*Grill is for downstairs use only.
*Pull the ladder up out of the water on the dock and lock it before you leave or else it will get ruined because barnacles will attach to it.
*Bring all plastic chairs in to house or garage. We get some high winds!
*Use the dark heavy trash bags, put in trash can and take out all trash to the curb.
*Do NOT leave clothes in the washing machine. You may leave a load of laundry in the dryer with dryer running upon leaving.
*Do not leave dirty dishes please. You may leave a load of dishes in the dishwasher and leave it washing upon leaving and cleaning service will put dishes away.
*Leave beds unmade so we know which were used, which sheets to wash.
Do NOT leave wet towels!!! Cleaning service charges by the pound!!!
**You MUST bring your own beach towels.
**Please do NOT take our bath towels to the beach-
*Dogs welcomed, $100 extra. We have a large outdoor dog kennel on the side of the house for your dog. Jamaica Beach is very pet friendly but has strict leash law when taking dog for a walk.
*No jumping off the balcony.
*No smoking inside. Butt can downstairs, outside, in the flamingo by the stairs if you want to smoke out side. Please can your butts.
*Bring your own toiletries, toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, dish soap, laundry soap, and food etc... We have all the dishes, charcoal grill, utensils, and pots and pans for you.
*Neighborhood pool charges $5 per person and welcomes anyone staying in Jamaica Beach.