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Surfside Beach

Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
+1 281-732-8800
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This is possible the best stretch of beach (relative to easy access) in Texas. You can drive on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Houston, Texas
Early morning drive to Galveston

We stayed in a cheap little hotel in Surfside so that we could drive to Galveston and catch the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jan g
San Antonio, Texas
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (20 reviews)
“nice surf” (3 reviews)
“clean beach” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
+1 281-732-8800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is possible the best stretch of beach (relative to easy access) in Texas. You can drive on the beach even in a modest car (meaning you don't need four wheel drive) and if you can get your fill of sun and saltwater for a...More

Thank gyfto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a cheap little hotel in Surfside so that we could drive to Galveston and catch the cruise ship to the Bahamas. We had breakfast at Kitty's Purple Cow and then drove the Bluewater Highway in the early morning hours. It was beautiful...More

Thank jan g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sun,beautiful,weather,wave,water,splash fun times love this beach is located in south of Texas we have an amazing time great for kids and adults very friendly staff and people you can actually park right in front of the beach within feet of the water is really cool...More

Thank Jose V
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This beach is so awesome. You can drive right on the beach and park for the day. The police officer pastels the beach to keep down any nonsense. She is doing an outstanding job, she was so nice and helpful. The beach has some great...More

Thank SkylaGinla
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter 👭 and we put our toes 👣 in the sand 🏝, watched the water 🌊, watched people get stuck in the sand 🤣, watched dogs running and playing🐶, put 1 toe👣 in the water 🤤. Enjoyed every minute of it!!!!

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

No crowds during this weekend in October. Clean. nice place to hang with a family. There were a few tents set up in the dunes for long term residents, maybe from the Hurricane Harvey problems. They could use a few more trashcans on or near...More

Thank 2014psr
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stopped going to Galveston because it's overpriced, over crowded, and its just a pain to get around. We found our alternative in Surfside. It's about 40 miles south of Galveston. We like to rent a house on the beach, and found it's cheaper than...More

Thank Vaporhead
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

beachoues are well kept and nice especially around October when cooler and less crowded. small crabbing pier and fishing on jetty.

Thank kenisom
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Surfside Beach in early October of 2017. Obviously, this is not the busy time of year. The weather was great....sunny and mid 80s. The beach was clean and well-maintained. Tropical Storm Nate had been just off shore the previous week and the...More

Thank joekO6688DA
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This beach will meet basic needs if you are looking for a sea water, fresh sea air and a good walking tour. So it is OK. But if you came with kids be prepared to spend time in the water cause it is nothing to...More

Thank aaalesja
Nearby Restaurants
Kitty's Purple Cow Cafe
143 reviews
3.01 km away
Seahorse Bar and Grill
16 reviews
3.02 km away
Red Snapper Inn
321 reviews
3.07 km away
Pier 30
54 reviews
4.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary
6 reviews
6.52 km away
Surfside Jetty Park
57 reviews
1.03 km away
Cowboy Charters
12 reviews
3.81 km away
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Laura B
7 October 2017|
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Response from Maritsa1215 | Reviewed this property |
I thought I had answered it. While we went in summer when school is out and people are vacationing, even then I didn't find it crowded at all!
kentrell n
23 August 2017|
Response from 369geico | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no recommandation as I never rent a beach house there. but if I had to stay I woiuld ask a quote at the Ocean Village Hotel located right on the beach for some of their rooms, it is also the place of the... More
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Nancy W
12 June 2017|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
The jetties seem to be the best catching spot.