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Address: Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
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Hidden gem for Gulf Beach family get away

I initially discovered Surfside Beach, Texas in 1970 with my family when I was in the 6th grade. After subsequently living in Florida, I did not think I could return with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 June 2016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

I initially discovered Surfside Beach, Texas in 1970 with my family when I was in the 6th grade. After subsequently living in Florida, I did not think I could return with the same enthusiasm based on water clarity and sand consistency. That was 1988. Since, I have had a growing appreciation of what this fine destination has to offer. Breathtaking... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

What a pleasant surprise Surfside is, not all commercial and crazy like Galveston. Beautiful beach, clean water nice little restaurants and bars. Awesome waves!

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WWV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We LOVED Surfside just spent a long Father's Day weekend there. Growing up in Miami, Florida and traveling to Destin for the last 8 years I would say we are kind of beach spoiled. So I was very worried and did a lot of research prior to finding a beach within a days drive. Such mixed reviews here and now... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was our first time visiting Surfside Beach. Overall, a great place. We will be back. Here are some tips that we learned. Before you go: 1. The beach is less touristy than Galveston. Pros include lower prices and less crowds. Cons: less restaurants and activities (no boardwalk or pier, etc.). 2. There are 2 parts to the beach: one... More 

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Plano, Texas
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220 reviews
115 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Fell in love with this little island. Hesitate to share info about it though since I want to keep it just the way it is now. Great seaweed-free beach and lots of it. Simple, serene, safe. Book a room or rent a house and plan to spend some quality time enjoying nature.

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Broaddus, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

It was great as always ,could b a beach bum...??....love love live the waves and sand,beautiful plac

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Abilene, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This park is located right next to the beach and is great in that aspect, but unless you feel lucky I would not book ahead of time because if something happens the owner will not give you your money back no matter how far in advance you cancel. The did ask you the reserving experience was pleasurable, but got affined... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Good place to have fun at the beach, swimming or fishing. Park facility is well maintained. Great scenery- you will have chances to see dolphins and sea turtles - but please protect them by keeping it clean! If you want to fish at the jetty area, be sure to wear non-slippery shoes. When waves are high, it is dangerous and... More 

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Taylor, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

My family and I have been renting homes on surfside beach for over 10 years - great beach and depending on when you book its not crazy with people everywhere & most of the homes have been great with some exceptions but never ruined the vacation

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east coast, florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I spent 10 years on the Florida east coast beaches. That said, this is not comparable to Florida ! I hadn't been to the beach for several years, so surfside was great. I gave four stars because the beach could have been cleaner.

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