Continue on down the coast from Galveston, and in about an hour you'll be in Surfside Beach. This coastal town has plenty of personality with lots to do, keeping tourists happily busy during their stays.

Top vacation rentals in Surfside Beach

BalconyBalconyLiving roomPrivate kitchenKitchenRoomLiving roomLiving roomRoomMaster bath Bunk roomRoomJack and Jill bathroomRoomBalconyRoomBathroomLiving areaLiving areaRoomBathroomMoon rise deck viewBeachExterior
Outstanding(114 Reviews)
Beachfront - Pirate's Treasure - 6 bed 4 bath, large deck with Outdoor Kitchen
Entire house
19 guests · 6 bedrooms · 4 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
ExteriorRoomFully stocked kitchen with granite countertops. Rear master bedroom with bath .   Ocean views from the bed in “Under the Sea”. En-suite bath for Under the Sea master bedroomSleeping Sea Horse has two twin over full bunk beds2nd master bedroom.  “Oh Whale” has a dedicated bath and queen size bed. The Papaya bath.   Dedicated bath in the second master bedroom called “Oh Whale”Full size washer and dryer. View from the front deckFront deck.   Updated with hand made Adirondack chairs.  Sit with a cocktail and watch the sun set while hearing the ocean.  House at sunset.    Gorgeous sunsets off the back decks. One of the two walk overs; just steps from the house.  View from the master bedroom deckNew kitchen table with an internal leaf to expand. It's SO CLOSE!
Outstanding(91 Reviews)
The Beach and Surf is Just Steps Away.
Entire house
10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
ExteriorFront deck overlooks the beach!
We are second row but have nice beach views Roomy kitchen with everything you need (well, except for groceries and drinks!)Large living spaceDining/breakfast nookLiving space with Dish Network, Netflix, WiFi, lots of DVDs and board games"Blessed" master bedroom"Beach" guest room"Relax" guest bedroomGuest bath
Guest bathMaster bathMaster bathMore beach viewsStanding on the boardwalk over the dune, just a few steps from the houseEven a gloomy day at Surfside is worth it!The sunrises never disappoint!Taken on my birthday in July 2019Vitamin SeaAhhhhh . . . .Beachfront Deck Bar and Grill is right next door! You can walk to it! Great foodWater is always clean!Storm is coming but does not stop the beach combing!Paddle boarding on the smooth clear waters!This Is Us!Full size WD and supplies provided Beach views from the deckEven gloomy days are great at Surfside!Winter sunriseSunrise from another part of the island
Outstanding(99 Reviews)
REESE'S RENDEZVOUS: Great Views of the Beach!
Entire house
10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
View from deck!View from the Living room!BalconyBalconyGreat for Dolphin Watching!Living roomLiving roomLiving roomPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPlenty of DishesLiving roomPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPrimary 1 King Bedroom with ensuite. Memory foam bed with topper! So Comfy!Primary Bedroom 1Primary 1 bedroom charging stationView from Primary Bedroom 1Primary Bedroom 1 ensuitePrimary Queen Bedroom 2 with ensuitePrimary Bedroom 2Primary Bedroom 2 power stationPrimary Bedroom 2 ensuiteSunrise from the deck!Property groundsBeachADA RampPath to the beach. View from deck.
Outstanding(49 Reviews)
Amazing BEACHFRONT home, DIRECT BEACH ACCESS! King, 2 Queens and Bunk room!
Entire house
12 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet

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Spacious, bright and airy open plan living. Perfect for a family beach getaway.Enjoy eating outside or relaxing with a cocktail listening to the waves Dining table for 6 with extra seating at the counterFully equipped kitchenSpacious living area with ample seating for all, smart TV and DVDs & board gamesPrivate kitchenSpacious main bedroom with king bed, ample storage and washer/dryer availableRoomSecond bedroom with two full beds and a twin & TVFull bathroom Adorable 2BD cottage, close to the beach. BBQ, picnic table and hot/cold shower Ample seating at our balcony outdoor dining. ExteriorIt’s always 5 O’clock at Lazy Dayz Lazy Dayz is so close to the beach! Bullseye! Pedestrian beach & the Jetty. Please note the playground has gone View of the Jetty which is a short walk away Pedestrian beach is a short walks away Sunrise at the pedestrian beach Pedestrian beach near the Jetty (Feb 2022)Looking towards the Jetty (Feb 2022) Short walk to the beach, views of the waves from the deckBright and spacious!Little red wagon provided to help transport your beach gear
Outstanding(38 Reviews)
Location, location! Short walk to the beach, space for the family ! Low rates!
Entire house
7 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Living SpaceLiving roomPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenDownstairs bathroom with access from inside the home and the back porch. Downstairs - Bunk RoomDownstairs Bedroom - Queen Size BedDownstairs bedroom (2nd master)Closed office - right off of Master BedroomMaster BedroomMaster Bedroom BathroomUpstairs - closed loftFully stocked kitchen with mixer, panini maker, waffle maker, blender and more! Family room smart TV with lots of available apps Master shower with a handheld is perfect for cleaning after a day at the beach. Loft has smart TV amd air purifier/white noise machine. ExteriorEnjoy sunset views on the wrap around porch. BeachExteriorWrap-around porchLarge property with lots of green space, wrap around porch, and fenced dog areaUpstairs balcony facing JettysNice selection of morning coffee ! Enjoy 3 swings downstairs with adjustable heights Enjoy the beachy bar and picnic table while soaking in the ocean breeze.
Outstanding(40 Reviews)
New Listing! Coastal Distancing at Surfside Beach Texas
Entire house
12 guests · 4 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Sunset view from the deck.
Watch the ships from the deck.Chairs on the deck.Dining table on the deck.Chairs on the deck.Fully stocked kitchen.Large island with seating for 4.RO water system provided for drinking and cooking.Dining table with seating for 6.Open living area.Internet TV with streaminmg services (Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Discovery+).Master bedroom with king bed.Master bedroom with king bed.Attached master bath with double sinks.Attached master bath with shower/tub combo.Second bedroom with queen bed.Internet TV with streaming services.RoomRoomJack-and Jill bathroom located between the secondary and kid's bedrooms.Jack-and-Jill bathroom.Outdoor shower downstairs.View from the street.Large backyard for the kids to run and play in.Assortment of books.Drinking water provided.Assortment of games.Propane grill provided downstairs.Seating and picnic table downstairs.Whole-house Culligan Carbon and Saltwater system provided.
Outstanding(46 Reviews)
Beautiful Family Friendly House within walking distance to beach
Entire house
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Stay beachside.  No busy road to cross. Outdoor grill Fully stocked kitchen. Private kitchenPrivate kitchenLiving roomRoomy and open living area. Plenty of seating to watch the 56” TV. RoomDownstairs bathroom with shower. 
1 of 2 full bathrooms BathroomSecond bedroom has a bunk bed with a full on bottom . Sleeps 3. Balcony access. Second bedroom w/ full bed on the bottom. Sleeps 3. Views of the beach and bay. Comfortable full size bunk.  This room sleeps 3. RoomMaster with queen bed and a twin bed. Bay and beach views from the balcony off the bedroom.  RoomTwin and queen in the master. Master has 2 beds and sleeps 3. Upstairs bathroom. RoomRoomUpstairs oversized balcony/deck. ExteriorExteriorBeautiful Texas Beach just over the walkway from the Tipsy Flamingo. InteriorLaundry
Outstanding(37 Reviews)
Beautiful Beach Views at the Tipsy Flamingo! Book your Summer Vacation Now!!
Entire house
6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
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Surfside Beach travel guide

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Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Surfside Beach?

Vacation rentals in Surfside Beach have a price range between $39-$1,057. The average price for rentals in Surfside Beach is $246 per night.

What are the top things to do in Surfside Beach, TX?

Surfside Beach, TX is a great place to enjoy some beach fun. Here are some of the top things to do:

  • Relax on the beach
  • Fishing on the pier
  • Check out the local shops
  • Visit the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

Surfside Beach is a great place to get away and enjoy some sun and fun. Whether you want to spend time relaxing on the beach, fishing on the pier, checking out the local shops, or visiting the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, there's something for everyone in Surfside Beach.

Where is Surfside Beach, TX?

Surfside Beach, TX is located in Brazoria County, Texas, along the Gulf of Mexico. It is a small town with a population of about 2,500 people, and is a popular tourist destination due to its white sand beaches and warm weather. It is also known for its fishing and water-sport activities.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Surfside Beach, TX?

Surfside Beach, TX is a popular destination for shopping. Here are some of the top spots:

  • Surfside Beach Outlet Mall
  • The Shops at Surfside
  • Surfside Beach Shopping Center

Is Surfside Beach, TX safe to travel to?

Surfside Beach, TX is generally safe to travel to. Here are a few tips to help ensure a safe and enjoyable trip:

  • Always be aware of your surroundings and the people around you.
  • Be cautious when traveling at night.
  • Keep your valuables close and secure.

What is the culture like in Surfside Beach, TX?

Surfside Beach, TX is a small beach town located in Brazoria County, just outside of Houston. It is a popular tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches and laid-back atmosphere. Here are some key aspects of the culture in Surfside Beach:

  • Friendly and hospitable people
  • Outdoor activities like fishing, boating, and surfing
  • Relaxed lifestyle
  • Tropical climate
  • A variety of restaurants and shops

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Surfside Beach, TX?

The Surfside Beach Inn is an affordable accommodation in Surfside Beach, TX. It offers:

  • Beachfront location
  • Close proximity to local attractions
  • Spacious rooms with beautiful views
  • Excellent customer service

Located on the Gulf of Mexico, the Surfside Beach Inn is just a few steps away from the beach and within walking distance of local restaurants, shops, and attractions. Guests can enjoy spacious rooms with beautiful views, excellent customer service, and access to all of the amenities that Surfside Beach has to offer. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, the Surfside Beach Inn is the perfect choice.

How can I get around in Surfside Beach, TX?

You can get around Surfside Beach, TX in the following ways:

  • By car
  • By foot
  • By bike

In addition, many attractions and restaurants are within walking distance of the beach, allowing visitors to explore the area without needing a vehicle.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Surfside Beach, TX?

Surfside Beach, TX is a great place to visit for a beach vacation. There are many attractions to visit while in the area, including the Surfside Jetty Park, Surfside Beach Pier, and the Surfside Beach Nature Park. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Surfside Beach, TX:

  • Surfside Jetty Park – a great place to enjoy the beach, relax, and take in the majestic views of the ocean.
  • Surfside Beach Pier – a great spot for fishing and sightseeing.
  • Surfside Beach Nature Park – a great place to take a leisurely stroll and explore the local wildlife.
  • Surfside Beach Boardwalk – a great place to take a walk and enjoy the local shops and restaurants.

Can you drive on the beach in Surfside Beach?

Yes. Beach driving is permissible with an annual pass.

What is there to do in Surfside Beach, Texas?

Surfside has a distinct coastal vibe that invites exploration. Here are some great places to explore:

  • Spend the whole day at Jetty Park. With picnic areas, walking trails, playgrounds, fishing, and amazing views, what more could you want?
  • - Relax on the beach: You can't be in Surfside for any amount of time without spending some of it at the beach. Not only can you drive on the beach, but you can also enjoy stellar swimming and sand conditions.
  • - Stroll or bike along Bluewater Highway Trail: This trail meanders pleasantly through the area. Anyone looking for birding opportunities will find them here (spot falcons and yellow-headed blackbirds!)

What do I need to know before visiting Surfside Beach, TX?

Before visiting Surfside Beach, TX, it is important to know the following:

  • The weather can be quite hot during the summer months.
  • There are numerous shops, restaurants, and other attractions nearby.
  • Be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen and water.

It is also recommended to check the forecast ahead of time to be aware of any potential storms or other changes in weather.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Surfside Beach?

  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Pets allowed

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