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Boardwalk
2.5 out of 5
947 Barkley Street, Crystal Beach, Port Bolivar, TX
The price is $170 per night
6.19 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)

"There is so much stuff to do at the Boardwalk that you never have to leave the resort. Its the best place to stay at in crystal beach."…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Boardwalk
Flip Flop Inn - 2/1 with RV hookup in heart of Crystal Beach!
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0.28 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Overall good experience

"Kind of bummed we had to buy our own grill because the one there was rusty and fell apart when opened. The firepit doesnt work its missing knobs. The pillow cases in the master bedroom were stained/Dirty. But other than that we enjoyed our stay! Huge plus there is a fridge downstairs, the fenced ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Flip Flop Inn - 2/1 with RV hookup in heart of Crystal Beach!
Out by the sea Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
2134 Vista Dr, Port Bolivar, TX
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0.59 mi from city center
Out by the sea Bed & Breakfast
58 Steps - Coastal Living Beachfront Home. Sleeps 30. Great for Events!
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2.32 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Our Mini Vacation

"We had a great time in the home stayed in wa a little upset we didn't recieve the home that actually paid for. We stayed in a home next to which was really great for the kids. There was a wedding next door the family invited us all to join an mingle which was great. The home was in a great location ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

58 Steps - Coastal Living Beachfront Home. Sleeps 30. Great for Events!
~ Beach View ~ Custom 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom~ Short Walk to the Beach
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2.43 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Wonderful cabin & location

"The cabin is 8ish cabins away from the beach entry (wide enough for your vehicle), very modern yet comfortable & cozily-decorated furnishings; equipped with everything you need, literally across the street from the road leading to Stingaree, and Karrin made things very efficient & smooth. Other things ..."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

~ Beach View ~ Custom 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom~ Short Walk to the Beach
Bj's by the Beach is a New, Adorable, Clean Beach House That Sleeps 10
Ann's Getaway - Cute, Cozy Cabin Just a Short Walk to the Beach. Sleeps 6
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0.55 mi from city center
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Great home great location

"Great hone with a great location not too far from the beach and in a quiet area. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Ann's Getaway - Cute, Cozy Cabin Just a Short Walk to the Beach. Sleeps 6
Peace and Tranquility
Port Bolivar, TX
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5.47 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Needed some “Peace and Tranquillity “

"We loved our unexpected vacay! With all that is going on in the world, this was a much needed getaway! The house is very cute. Could use a little updating but overall would stay here again! Kathy(owner) was quick to reply when we needed her. Property very nicely kept. Views were awesome. Having a ..."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Peace and Tranquility
Family Beach Vacation Rental
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0.36 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Marty’s house was perfect for us. We really enjoyed our stay.

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Family Beach Vacation Rental
Ocean Views off the Deck of This 3rd row Crystal Beach Home!
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2.45 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
End of COVID-19 School Celebration

"This was just what we were looking for and needed! Sea-renity provided just that for 4 g-kids, a great nephew, their Moms & me to cap off a very long quarantine, distance learning Spring. The house location, set up, amenities and proximity to beach were perfect for everyone. We have no negatives ..."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Ocean Views off the Deck of This 3rd row Crystal Beach Home!
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Visiting Crystal Beach

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Crystal Beach, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its golf courses and restaurants. Top sights around the area include Bishop's Palace, Texas Seaport Museum, and Grand 1894 Opera House.

  • There are 215 hotels and other accommodations in Crystal Beach
  • The closest major airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), 33.3 mi (53.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), 40.5 mi (65.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Crystal Beach

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Bolivar Peninsula. Additionally, in the area you'll find Bishop's Palace and Texas Seaport Museum.

As you start planning your visit to Crystal Beach, the perfect accommodation may not be in the city center but there are 215 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. These are local cities where you might find a place to stay:

  • There are 465 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Port Bolivar, and sights to visit include Bolivar Peninsula and Fort Travis Seashore Park
  • In Gilchrist, you'll find 14 hotels and other lodging options to choose from and Bolivar Peninsula is one sight to visit

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Grand 1894 Opera House, 13.8 mi/22.1 km from the city center, and Galveston Island Railroad Museum, which is 13.9 mi (22.4 km) away.

Dressing for Crystal Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 72°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 88°F, while the average at night is 60°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 90°F with nighttime averages of 73°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 83°F and nighttime averages of 49°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Crystal Beach is 1.85 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 50°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Crystal Beach?
Based on our traveler data, Boardwalk is one of the top choices for your stay. This condo is a short 1-minute walk from Bolivar Peninsula, and it offers a free water park and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your stay include Out by the sea Bed & Breakfast and Breezbrooke-warm and Beautiful Beach Home With a Good View! Sleeps 13.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Crystal Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Crystal Beach.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Crystal Beach?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Crystal Beach, click here.
What are some hotels with pools in Crystal Beach?
Boardwalk: Features free water-park access, an outdoor pool, and free parking.
What's the best accommodation near George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)?
Houston Airport Marriott at George Bush Intercontinental is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Other good options close to the airport include Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport East and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Houston IAH Airport - JFK Boulevard.
What is staying in Crystal Beach like?
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Crystal Beach, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its golf courses and restaurants. Around the area, top sights include Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal, Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves), and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. In Crystal Beach, there are 491 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Crystal Beach?
The natural setting is picturesque, in particular the beaches, with places to see including Bolivar Peninsula and Crystal Beach Beaches. You’ll also find Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal and Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in Crystal Beach?
The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 58°F. Average annual rainfall for Crystal Beach is 51 inches.

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