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Galveston was Voted # 4 Beach Community in Texas
(Surfside was voted # 1)
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Near Houston, Texas

Galveston is the second easiest beach to get to from Houston. The easiest? Surfside Beach.

From Houston, a beach house in Surfside is faster and easier to reach than a beach house in Galveston.

  • There is much less traffic driving to Surfside compared with driving to Galveston.
  • Galveston’s beach houses are on the west end of Galveston Island. Once you reach the seawall you still have quite a bit of driving left before you reach the west end where the houses are.

Galveston Beach Houses vs. Beach Houses in Surfside

  1. Most Galveston beach houses are within a few blocks of the Gulf. Twenty-one (of twenty-five) of our beach houses are on the first or second row.

  2. Galveston Aerial view
    Aerial view of Beach, Galveston
    View from front deck, Surfside
    View of Beach from front deck, Surfside
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  3. Nice beach houses in Surfside will cost less to rent than equally nice beach houses in Galveston.

  4. Hotel/motel taxes are 50% less for a Surfside beach house than for a Galveston beach house. This can add up. For example, if your Galveston beach house rental is $899 you will pay a tax of $134.85. If the house is in Surfside, your tax would be $89.90.
Buccaneer View from Main Deck - Please click to enlarge
View from deck, Treasure Island
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If you want to take advantage of the reduced costs, traffic, and crowds of Surfside, but you want a beach house close to Galveston, we have an attractive compromise—the Buccaneer at Treasure Island.

For more information about staying in a Galveston or Surfside beach house, please check out our other web pages, or call us at 713-995-6111.

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