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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.

Excellent! 4.3/5
(58 reviews)
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House #3624100
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Viewed 97 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #4119649
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Very Good! 4.2/5
(54 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cabin #607942vb
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Viewed 161 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
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House #888857vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 18
House #418321vb
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Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 15
House #4218156
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Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(64 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #423882vb
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 2 BA
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House #263103vb
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Viewed 102 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
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House #197123vb
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Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Bungalow #806948vb
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Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 18
House #801450vb
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Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(33 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #866475vb
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Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(44 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
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House #475101vb
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Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 11
House #960056vb
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Very Good! 4.1/5
(41 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #69577vb
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Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 22
House #462018vb
37
Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #729259vb
20
Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 20
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22
Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #642799vb
19
Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #638851vb
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(39 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #263109vb
39
Viewed 142 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
House #4326581
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Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(50 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #693554vb
50
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #768877vb
19
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #734976vb
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Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Studio #4170202
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Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 15
House #401457vb
20
Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #4349453
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 24
House #870295vb
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #4437105
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Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 11
House #877740vb
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Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.1/5
(44 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 14
House #66073vb
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Viewed 117 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
House #856531vb
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Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(96 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 24
House #454286vb
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 13
House #38864vb
27
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(47 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #589478vb
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Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #947961vb
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Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
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Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(38 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
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  • Sleeps 12
House #417692vb
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Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #301487vb
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Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
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Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 20
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Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 4 BR
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 13
House #577758vb
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Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(75 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 11
House #105457vb
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Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(34 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #385185vb
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #560496vb
22
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 48
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