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Remote Work and Study on the Texas Gulf Coast

As the pandemic continues to persist into the late summer and fall months, many of us are adjusting to the “new normal” of working or attending classes from home. Whether you live in a big city where you can’t step out of your front door without a face mask, or you need something different from the same four walls you’ve been working remotely from for months — it’s getting to be time for a change. 

Why not seize this opportunity and spend a month — or more! — on the gorgeous Texas Gulf Coast? 

You might be thinking that a getaway to the beach sounds like a great idea — but the avalanche of remote work and schooling that your family is under is immense. The thought of breathing in the crisp offshore breezes, sinking your toes into the sugary sand, and swimming in the warm ocean water is so tempting. But now that virtual school has started back up there’s simply no way your family can swing it.

Relax and Recharge — Remotely

What if we told you there was a way to swing it? Another way to navigate this strange time… a better way? A way to get all your remote work done, and still have time to hit the beach in the afternoons. A way to show up for all the Zoom calls and the school sessions, while having a breathtaking view of the ocean from your workspace. A way to walk outside to your private oceanfront deck and safely take a deep breath of clean, fresh ocean air— without a mask. 

Sounds like a dream, right?

With a little help from BeachBox, it’s 100% possible. In fact, many of our guests are working remotely from our beachfront vacation rental homes right now. You can even stay a month or longer at some of our most popular homes on the Texas Gulf Coast. With lightning-fast WiFi, multiple smart TVs, flexible workspaces, gorgeous views, and lots of privacy, our homes have quickly become the perfect escape from the pandemic. 

If you’re dreaming of a working holiday on the Texas Gulf Coast, BeachBox has the ideal spot for your family. Take a peek inside some of our homes, and imagine yourself working from one of these gorgeous spaces. And when the work is done, you can sink your toes into the sand and let all your social-distancing stress wash away with the tides. 

Vacation Rentals for Remote Work on Galveston IslandBeachside Lookout - Galveston Island Vacation Rental

Beachside Lookout | 6 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms

This sun-kissed jewel of a home sits right on the shores of beautiful Beachside Village. With sleeping space for up to 32 people and four majestic levels, Beachside Lookout is spacious enough for even large groups to be super-comfortable. The bright and open great room has a massive dining room table that is perfect for setting up a designated workspace or schooling station. For more privacy, there’s also a penthouse-level den and game room that would transform perfectly into a remote office— complete with sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Westwind | 8 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Located on a quiet street in Indian Beach, Westwind has everything your family needs for a remote working vacation— including 180-degree ocean views and private beach access. Set up a work station on the massive, 30-foot kitchen island or the glass dining table. Or, even better— take your laptop out to the ocean-facing deck and get your work done while feeling the gentle sea breeze and sipping on a cool drink. The Crab Shack - Galveston Island Vacation Rental

The Crab Shack | 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

This bohemian A-frame hideaway sits right on the banks of a sparkling canal in Jamaica Beach. The living area is open and breezy, with a huge mid-century modern dining table that’s ideal for schoolwork and Zoom calls. When your work is completed for the day, step out onto the sun-drenched deck overlooking the shimmering canal below. Catch a fresh fish right from your private boat dock and grill it up for dinner that night — The Crab Shack is a delightful Texas coast escape.

The Navigator | 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms

Tucked into a quiet cul-de-sac, this newly remodeled beachfront home has enough square footage for 24 of your family and friends to gather by the shore. Those with remote work or school assignments to complete will love the long dining table and pass-through bar to the kitchen. The formal dining space at The Navigator is removed a bit from the hustle-bustle at the center of the home, yet still close enough to enjoy the activity and the ocean views. Once you’ve closed your laptop for the day, kick off your flip flops and take a stroll down the neighborhood boardwalk and onto the beach.

Cake by the Ocean - Galveston Island Vacation Rental

Cake by the Ocean | 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

This soaring four-story home is located in the exclusive Beachside Village neighborhood. Your whole family will love the location of Cake by the Ocean. You’re steps from the beach and also super-close to all the Seawall fun, too. Set up your remote home office or school area on the gorgeous, rustic dining table or on the gleaming marble kitchen bar. When all the Zoom calls have been completed, the sandy beach is right outside your front door.

The Victoria House | 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms

Historic and charming, The Victoria House is a freshly renovated home that’s nestled in that sweet spot between the beach and the Galveston Strand. There’s a large dining table for completely some work, and also a small desk in the hallway that’s ideal for setting up a home office. At the end of the day, relax in one of the rocking chairs on the porch overlooking peaceful Adoue Park.

BeachBox For the Win!

Whatever your plans are for navigating this new normal — BeachBox has your back. Our Texas Gulf Coast experts can help you choose the perfect social-distancing and remote working home for your family. We can recommend safe local dining and shopping options and even set up grocery delivery. For an extended stay on the coast, we can help you with setting up your mail and package deliveries, too. 

If you have any questions about WiFi speeds and remote office set-up options, give us a call or drop us a line. 

BeachBox is here to help make you Texas Gulf Coast getaway dreams come true.

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