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Take a trip to the family-friendly city of Jamaica Beach in Galveston County, Texas, for your next beach getaway. The city is a small collection of stilt houses with pirate-themed street names. It is carved with canals that feed into West Bay. It is located 30 minutes from downtown Galveston and 90 minutes from Houston. Most vacation rentals here are waterfront paradises situated near the canals or are a stone's throw away from the beach. The rental properties are just perfect for the bewildering experience the city offers!A vacation rental for every style
Find the amount of space right for your needs. Are you a couple with kids, or are you a group of adventure-seeking friends? There's accommodation available to suit your preference. Whether you are in it for a comfortable place with just the essentials of child and pet-friendliness or you desire some stylish accommodation with top-notch amenities such as pools, gardens, and free parking, do not fret; here, you are spoiled for choice! For its unique accommodations, alone, you may never want to leave Jamaica Beach.
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The area and getting around
If your rental property is on the waterfront close to the canals, I guess you would love kayaking through them to the West Bay while watching the birds that flock the skies around them. If yours is close to the beachfront, you must be here to savor the vast stretches of pristine sandy beaches and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Here, you are allowed to drive on the beaches except on summer weekends and holidays, usually brimming with activities. You would want to visit this haven in spring or fall, where the weather is fair and the crowds thin out. You will also get to relish the laid-back way of life in the city and get to catch some local events such as beach cleanups and the annual Easter egg hunt.Tours, day trips, and unique local activities
Do you have an appetite for sightseeing? This charming city has more than your sight can handle. Hitting the city's wide streets in a golf cart from one of the many rental shops around announces that you have shifted into full vacation mode. Signing up for one of the many affordable ghost tours and ghost hunts around the city confirms that you mean business. Supposing that is not enough, cap it all with swimming in the public swimming pool or chasing the spectacular sunset views along the sandy beaches.
Travelers and activities
Be captivated by the rich history of Jamaica beach. Do you love tales of 18th and 19th-century pirates? Here they have streets named after them! The most remarkable was the French Privateer Jean Lafitte, who spent a great deal of time here. Sign up for a historical trip around the city or the wider Galveston area for a journey into the past. Insist on visiting the historical Jamaica Beach Watchtower and the many museums located here. After a day full of history and culture, take a breath in the calming and serene Jamaica Beach City Park.Jamaica Beach for water sports enthusiasts
With paddling trails for canoes and kayaks, Jamaica Beach seeks to blow the mind of any water sports enthusiast, not to mention the canals carved into the city just for you! If you are not for the water only, but for what it carries too, you have stumbled on a paradise. There are more than 100 species of fish to be caught in these waters. You will only need to grab your fishing poles and paddle out into the bay. Armed with the attitude of a seasoned angler, you will indeed have something to grill that evening!
Did you know that Jamaica Beach was a burial ground of the indigenous Karankawa people?
Top 5 travel tips for Jamaica Beach
Adjacent to Jamaica Beach, the 2000-acre park is a must-visit! Endowed with clean beaches and picnic areas, it's a perfect spot for relaxation and meditation. You can even take a walk along the boardwalks or follow the hiking paths here2. Galveston Seawall
The famous seawall in the city of Galveston is a gateway to the city's local history. Many who visit it are fascinated by the beautiful beaches and seaside neighboring it.3. Explore Moody Gardens
Moody Gardens is not your ordinary theme park; it spoils you with an aquarium, a zoo, and an opportunity to savor the scenic Galveston Bay. Round it up with a round of golf at Galveston's premier public course, the Moody Gardens Golf Course.4. Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Do you like twisting and turning on water slides? You would want to try this popular water park in Galveston. If you don't like the hustles of a water slide, you're allowed to relax in its pool. Have fun the way you want it!5. Explore Strand Historic District
There's arguably no other place for a one-stop Galveston history lesson other than this district. Relish its waterfront with your kids for that incredible family experience.