We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stewart Beach

Sixth and Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409-765-5023
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #33 of 48 Attractions in Galveston
Type: Beaches, Parks, State Parks
Owner description: Families are the focus at this popular, amenities-rich beach park, where volleyball, sandcastle competitions, concerts and other family-oriented... more » Owner description: Families are the focus at this popular, amenities-rich beach park, where volleyball, sandcastle competitions, concerts and other family-oriented activities are the norm all summer long. « less
Write a Review

117 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    23
    46
    26
    10
    12
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm kind of a beach snob, but Stewart Beach was okay to catch a little sun while we were visiting the area. There is a lot of space, and the water is quite warm (once you hop or walk over the seaweed berm). There are showers and a changing area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were only staying a short time on a very hot day, so we saved the $8 parking fee and parked across the street and walked in. The water was warm and refreshing although sea weed was floating all over. Friendly beach patrol, clean and plentiful bathroom facilities and clean sand. Not paradise, but a nice, short stay! Lots of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Universal City
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

nice that a truck scooped up the seaweed on the beach, however we had a 1 yr old and 4 yr old with us and wanted to put up a 1/2 tent to protect from the sun - was not allowed nor were tarps and told we had to take it down or move about 150 feet from the water... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I don't know if it's the time of year we visited or what but there was sea weed everywhere! At some places along the sea wall the sea weed was so bad that it was to hard to get to the water. And forget pictures! I will say though that there were dozers at work trying to keep the sea... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nevada, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have been to LOTS of beaches, Bermuda beaches being one. So I cannot compare to that! This beach had a MOUND of seaweed that was a foot high and 2-3 feet wide we had to step over to get to the water. And more inland before the beach starts, seriously HUGE mounds. Then farther down south, the smell was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
louisiana
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There's a reason you have to pay $8 to use this beach. It's clean and lovely. You can walk barefoot and not worry about stepping on broken glass or beer bottle tops. There is a large expanse of nice, soft sand to put your beach towel on. You can walk over to the Beach Hut, the only bar on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

They clean the seaweed from this beach. We love that there is no alcohol on this beach and bathrooms are clean. Showers are a plus. Bring your own beach umbrella ( Walmart is down the street and they sell them for $20 ) renting is too expensive. This is a great beach for kids.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

After reading some reviewsyou get turned off on going to the beach...but if you are laid back and relax you will enjoy your day. The seaweed is not as bad as it is made out to be just a little here and there not problem. Showers and RR are good. And $8 is not to bad to get in. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Houston, Texas
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Clean and good eating places nearby. Good bathroom facilities. Very convenient from our hotel distance wise.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Waco, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It was such a surprise! We did have to pay 8$ the first day to get in, the second time we went my mother in law got in for free due to being handicap and her tag was hanging up. We were able to park really close to showers. We took our canopy, grill, coolers and chairs and set up... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Stewart Beach also viewed

Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 

Been to Stewart Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Stewart Beach, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing