Where to stay around Surfside Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 241 holiday lettings near Surfside Beach. From 235 houses to 4 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Surfside Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Surfside Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Surfside Beach:

  • San Luis Beach: 23 holiday homes
  • Sandhill Shores: 108 holiday homes
  • Terramar Beach: 156 holiday homes
  • Isla Del Sol: 200 holiday homes
  • Miramar: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Surfside Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Surfside Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Quintana Beach County Park: 474 holiday lettings
  • The Mystery - Shrimp Boat Fleet Monument: 396 holiday lettings
  • Brazosport Museum of Natural Science: 391 holiday lettings
  • Quintana Xeriscape Nature Reserve: 479 holiday lettings
  • Freeport Municipal Golf Course: 274 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Surfside Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Surfside Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 235 houses in Surfside Beach. Our other popular types of Surfside Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Surfside Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Surfside Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering beach house or holiday rental in Surfside Beach, Texas your home away from home

    Surfside Beach is a small community just west of Galveston Island on the Gulf of Mexico. It makes the perfect retreat for those wanting to relax and chill out at the beach.

    Things to Do in Surfside Beach, TX

    Although the city of Surfside Beach may appear quiet, it is certainly far from boring. It offers a host of things to do for visitors including swimming, crabbing, building sandcastles and snorkeling from the beach. The area is known for its bird watching and dolphin spotting. Boating can be enjoyed from the local marina and line fishing can be enjoyed right outside your beach house on Surfside Beach if you are lucky! Deep sea fishing trips can be booked for those wanting to catch snapper, grouper, dorado and tuna. Crabbing can easily be done with a line from the nearby fishing jetty and casino boats offer fun trips for those wanting to gamble.

    Places to Visit Around Surfside Beach, TX

    Galveston Island is much quieter than the mainland and has beautiful beaches and a pleasure pier. Visitors driving along Highway 288 will pass the landmark 72-foot tall sculpture of Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas, near the edge of Lake Jackson. The Varner-Hogg Plantation is a beautiful historic site to visit with generations of Texan family history. It was the centre for sugarcane production, rum distilling and even oil drilling as it passed through the generation. It is an easy 33 mile drive inland from Surfside Beach houses. Take a guided tour of the house before ambling through the pecan orchards and magnolia trees to the sugar mill ruins.

    Weather in Surfside Beach, TX

    Surfside Beach has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild showery winters. Summers are sunny but showery, reaching an average 26-34°C (79-93°F). Winters are mild, especially near the coast with plenty of sunshine making it a popular choice for snowbirds from the colder northern states and Canada. December and January are the coldest months averaging 17°C (63°F) during the day and 7°C (45°F) at night. Snow is rare but rain showers occur all year-round and are most frequent in winter.

    Travel to Surfside Beach, TX

    The nearest airport serving visitors staying in beach houses at Surfside Beach is George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) Airport which is located 23 miles north of downtown Houston. It is the largest hub for United Airlines and has daily scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations. There are regular bus and shuttle services to various districts of Houston but a car is recommended for reaching Surfside Beach. It is 36 miles from the airport and the journey takes approximately an hour along the Farm-to-Market 305 Highway and CR 257. The route has tolls.

    Sightseeing in and around Surfside Beach

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Surfside Beach has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Freeport Municipal Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Sea Center Texas (10.6 mi / 17 km)
    • Wilderness Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)

    Seasonal weather in Surfside Beach

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Surfside Beach

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Surfside Beach. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Surfside Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Quintana Xeriscape Nature Reserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • San Luis Pass County Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
    • San Luis Pass (13 mi / 21 km)