Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Gilchrist

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Gilchrist. Travellers especially like the surfing, fishing and seafood restaurants in this relaxing and welcoming city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gilchrist

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gilchrist. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hooks Woods Bird Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Eubank Woods Bird Sanctuary (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gilchrist

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 41.4 mi (66.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 48.3 mi (77.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gilchrist?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 421 holiday lettings around Gilchrist. From 378 houses to 20 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gilchrist? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gilchrist. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Seawall Boulevard: 1,652 holiday lettings
  • Fort Travis Seashore Park: 2,418 holiday lettings
  • Galveston Ferry Terminal: 2,443 holiday lettings
  • Big Reef Nature Park: 2,406 holiday lettings
  • Eubank Woods Bird Sanctuary: 512 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gilchrist listed on 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 Gilchrist?

Yes, of course. offers 378 Houses in Gilchrist. Our other popular types of Gilchrist holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 20 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gilchrist?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Gilchrist. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.