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Address: Sixth and Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409-765-5023
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Description: Families are the focus at this popular, amenities-rich beach park, where...
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.
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Busy beach--family friendly

We are beach people and enjoy walking the beach in the morning looking for shells. Stewart Beach is a very busy beach on weekends when the weather is nice. Although the beach... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Northern Wisconsin
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142 reviews 142 reviews
24 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We are beach people and enjoy walking the beach in the morning looking for shells. Stewart Beach is a very busy beach on weekends when the weather is nice. Although the beach itself is free, to park in the areas close to the building and beach itself will cost you $8.00, but you can also park for free in an... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Fairly clean, family friendly beach. $8 to get in. The sand is really packed down here, even on the water's edge. Lots of seagulls around, so be careful with open food containers.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Paid $8 to drive up on the beach, granted it had probably rained earlier that morning, but we walked through MUCK (likely bird droppings, dirt, trash, sewage, moss, and sand) to get to the beach. My kiddos love any kind of beach or water so they didn't seem to mind. I will probably never visit Stewart Beach again, especially as... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Worked fine for an afternoon of digging and sand-castling with three kids under 11. Note you could not drive on the beach or setup a shade shelter in the area we were at (west end) - I don't know if that is true throughout, but it does say NO shelters on the entry sign. McDonald's, surf shop and Chili's within... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The beach is OK.. but this is the busiest of the beaches. If u want a more relaxed environment check out the state park beach.. it has much less people and isn't along the road

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Austin, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Yes, you can drive around for 5 to 35 minutes trying to find a free parking spot but you won't end up ON the beach. When you've got a car full of people anxious to get their toes in the water, including yourself, the last thing you want to do is drive around looking for a parking spot. You park... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

For those of you complaining about the sea weed or "dirty water" this is the Gulf of Mexico, and a Texas beach, its not the freaking Bahamas so dont come here expecting it to be and then whine and complain about the sea weed! LOL.. Anyways, I absolutely adore Galveston, I've been coming here since i was a kid and... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Go with close friends or with family and have a unique experience at Stewart Beach..mid crowded clean beach ..definitely coming again..

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Oslo, Norway
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My husband and I visited this beach with our oldest daughter and her youngest daughter one Sunday in October. In Houston it was very hot for us Norwegians this day, at the beach it was lovely. Fresh air from the Gulf, a little breeze, and good temperature in the water. The summer session was over. So it was not many... More 

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Schererville, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We spent everyday on Stewart Beach. It was clean and very little seaweed by the time we went Sept 11-15. Rental of chairs and umbrellas was pretty steep. Stop at Walmart and get yourself a beach chair for $20 and leave it behind at the hotel when your done! Beats $30/day! Water was warm and waves were fun. It would... More 

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