Sand was pumped in from somewhere, and filtered as I understand it, to build up beach around 53rd and beyond. Huge improvement. Raised the beach and made it wider. Very nice
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After looking at the different beaches and bacteria levels it was clear that the west beaches had cleaner water over all. Surprisingly there are free access beaches and we visited two on our trip. They were clean and not overcrowded as the east island beaches...More
The beach is always nice. Tourists should be sure to wear sunscreen and/cover up. The reflection off the water is more intense than many people realize.
There's not much to do here. This is an excellent place to take great photos of giant rocks as the sea crashes into them. Also I observed a lot of people fishing from the rocks. Outside of that, you could kust listen to the ocean.
Pay to park or stay close to walk. We rented a house and walked. Plenty of beach, not crowded. Clean beach. There are chairs to rent, if you want. Fine sand, great for castles. Salty, dirty water, loved it though. No complaints at all!! Lots...More
The seawall is fun to walk. The beach is clean with several places to settle down and enjoy the Gulf. You can rent umbrellas with chairs. There are several lifeguard stations. The road adjacent to the beach gets 'full' but the traffic lights have working...More
We have been regular vacationers to the island since the late 80's.There is perhaps no area of Galveston Island that has seen more improvements over the years since Hurricane Ike in September 2008 than The Seawall. Before Ike, there were virtually no improvements of the...More
We enjoyed strolling along the seawall. The wind in your face. The sun in your eyes. The seagulls attempting to intimidate you into feeding them. All in all a very pleasant afternoon stroll.