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Stewart Beach

Sixth and Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409-765-5023
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Ranked #31 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
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

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

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Nevada, Missouri
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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

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louisiana
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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

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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.

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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

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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

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Waco, Texas
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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

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We chose this beach because it had showers and a restroom but we did not know the showers outside and the bathrooms closed early.. We left at 8pm and drove to our hotel very sandy!! Ok beach. Hard sand not as much seaweed as the other beaches.

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Edmonton, Canada
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37 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We spent the day at this beach. It got pricey. We paid $30 for an umbrella and two chairs for the day, $8 to park, $4 per sno cone, $30 for lunch, and $5 to rent a board. The beach itself was only OK. The sand was hard, but it was clean. The water was warm and the waves were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Day two in Galveston took us to Stewart Beach. It was busy that Tuesday afternoon. $8 to park and walk less than 50 yards to the water. Nice and clean sandy beachfront area was totally inviting. We didn't breakout the pop-up here either as the rules only allow the tents near the parking area (just beyond the parking poles), but... More

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