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Summer family planning

Dallas, TX
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33 reviews
Summer family planning

I'm looking for suggestions on renting a condo for my family with young children (3 and 1) for this summer. Ideally on the Gulf side but with other family amenities. I liked the look of Pointe West but with the amenities all closed, that doesn't seem like a good idea.

Houston, Texas
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1. Re: Summer family planning

Look into SeaScape. It is further down on the west end, so you'd have to drive into Galveston if you wanted a restaurant or entertainment. But the property has a private beach on the gulf. The units are all different, so check the unit's pictures. Also, the kitchens have different features too, so that is something to pay attention to when reserving.

Dallas, Texas
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2. Re: Summer family planning

Pointe West is on the San Luis Pass Rd. and quite a distance from the city of Galveston. Do you want to stay in Galveston or away from town?

Dallas, TX
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3. Re: Summer family planning

I would rather be close to the beach than the nightlife. we'll most likely be eating in.

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4. Re: Summer family planning

I have heard good things about the Galvestonian

Cypress, Texas
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5. Re: Summer family planning

We always see tons of cars at Seascape. http://www.galveston.com/seascape/ Keep in mind that it takes about 20 to 30 minutes to get from Point West back into Galveston (near 61st street) and back to the Sea Wall. We always plan ahead and take all our groceries and supplies to our beach house so that we don't have to make that long trip back to town as much. The kids would probably have more fun closer to town and all the attractions. I do believe if you book through Galveston.com there is a free coupon booklet for attractions. 3 and under get in free at Moody Gardens and the kids love it there! Have fun!

6. Re: Summer family planning

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