With its sparkling waters and picturesque shoreline, some time in Crystal Beach, not too far away from your Galveston beach house rental, is sure to wow the whole family. The name truly speaks for itself. Nestled along the Bolivar Peninsula and easily accessible by ferry, crystal beach is a convenient and fun trek from just about all of our Galveston beach house rentals. The journey over the water flies by in no time at all. Between the expanse of the gulf and the other scenery, you’ll likely be grabbing your camera to snap photos the whole way. In between sandcastle making and playing on the beach, little ones will have a blast in the shallow, accessible waters. Adults will have just as much fun listening to the surf break while soaking up the sweet, Texas sunshine.
Making the Most Out of Your Trip to Crystal Beach
Crystal beach has plenty of beautiful surprises in store for those who like to travel spontaneously, but when it comes to finding the perfect beach house you’ll need to plan ahead. During the peak season, things fill up fast. At BeachBox, we make finding the perfect vacation rental, one not too far from Crystal Beach, easier than ever, leaving you with the foundation you’ll need to spend the rest of your time exploring stress-free.
Come And See Crystal Beach Yourself!
When it comes to family vacations, Crystal Beach is truly a gem. It’s rare to find a destination that genuinely offers something for everyone, but this spot manages to bring it all together seamlessly. What we’ve mentioned here is just the beginning of what it has to offer. Young, old, adventurous or reserved, everyone finds exactly what they’re looking for.
Our beach house rentals only a short ferry ride away from Crystal Beach will put you right where you need to be to make the most out of your time in this lively but relaxing beachside community – no matter how you choose to soak up its atmosphere.
Check out our up-to-date list of Galveston beach house rentals today and plan your trip to Crystal Beach!
Unparalleled Wild Life
Did you know that the Crystal Beach area is recognized throughout the world for its birds? Given the biodiversity along the Gulf Coast and wide selection of habitats to choose from, it’s no wonder that so many of our flying friends call it home. Within a reasonably short drive, you’ll find the Bolivar Loop Texas Coast Wildlife Trail, Anahuac Wildlife Refuge, and more. All are an incredible sight to see any time of year, but especially in the fall and winter months. It’s during the cooler seasons that some of the most eye-catching birds migrate to the area and in turn, fill the heads of visitors with memories that last a lifetime. Don’t forget your binoculars!
A Lively, Robust Music Scene
After soaking up the wonders of the coast, top off the day with some live music from bands that are sure to become new favorites. With local musicians and touring artists alike, there’s truly something for everyone. If you head over to a venue early enough, you’ll likely find an atmosphere that’s suitable for the whole family. In turn, many restaurants also have live music in the afternoon where those young and old can gather over a bite to eat while enjoying the entertainment. If you are looking for nightlife, there’s plenty of that to be had once the sun goes down! You’ll find everything from down to earth, quirky bars and a bit of everything in between.
Fabulous Seafood and Other Treats to Suit All Tastes
Most will agree that the Crystal Beach area has some of the freshest seafood around. Depending on the restaurant you choose it might have even been caught that day. But that’s not all the area brings to the table. You’ll find great Mexican cuisine at Jose's Cantina, tasty sandwiches, BBQ and more. Whether you’re looking for a casual lunch or a nice dinner by the water, there’s truly something for everyone - even the picky eaters. Steve’s Landing is a local favorite that you won't want to miss for creole twists on old favorites. Want to take full advantage of your vacation house rental close to Crystal Beach by whipping up a meal yourself? You’ll be thrilled with all of the markets around that offer top of the line, fresh ingredients that’ll create a meal worthy of all of the other memories you’ll be making.