Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Alvin

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Alvin. Renowned for its cafes, beaches and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Alvin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alvin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Houston Zoo (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Bayou Wildlife Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Chaparral Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Bay Area Raceway (11 mi / 17.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Alvin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alvin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alvin is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Island State Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Resoft County Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Challenger 7 Memorial Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Centennial Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Paul Hopkins Park (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alvin

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.6 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 17.9 mi (28.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alvin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,616 holiday lettings around Alvin. From 1,323 Houses to 200 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Alvin?

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 Alvin:

  • Terramar Beach: 504 holiday homes
  • Indian Beach: 61 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Beach: 185 holiday homes
  • East End Historic District: 1,276 holiday homes
  • Bermuda Beach: 63 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 Alvin?

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

  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside: 278 holiday lettings
  • Alvin Community College: 201 holiday lettings
  • Bayou Wildlife Park: 230 holiday lettings
  • Beacon Lake Golf Course: 208 holiday lettings
  • Stephen F Austin Statue: 278 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alvin 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 Alvin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,323 Houses in Alvin. Our other popular types of Alvin holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 200 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 38 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alvin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 709 holiday homes with pool available in Alvin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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