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My love, my passion, even if now its way over-grown by too much building, residents, and tourists. Still the best

I grew up on the island, and my fave place was the little treked East Beach. Sure some would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Branson, Missouri
Beautiful and Romantic

If you want a truly spiritual experience, Just climb onto a rock, take a deep breath and wait for... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Humble, Texas
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The biggest in the Lone Star state, this popular beach features outdoor concerts, special events and other activities for people of all ages. And unlike most public beaches, East Beach allows the consumption of alcohol.
1923 Boddeker Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up on the island, and my fave place was the little treked East Beach. Sure some would venture out, but rarely in comparison to the Strand, downtown, the wharf, and the west side. But East Beach is different, its where two great bodies...More

Thank g3658555
Reviewed September 23, 2018

If you want a truly spiritual experience, Just climb onto a rock, take a deep breath and wait for the sunset. Even if you aren't into fishing, Just being here, especially at sunset is awe inspiring.

2  Thank TAG4956
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Seems like they have moved back the barricades where you cant drive up to beach as easily. There was trash that hadn't been picked up. Some of the other beach access areas are much better.

Thank TexYoung
Reviewed September 2, 2018

If you are looking for clear water and white sand, feel free to jump in the water and swim south for about 750 miles. But for a Gulf Coast Beach in Texas, East Beach will provide you with plenty of sand, salt water, parking, changing...More

2  Thank Alan T
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Nice wide beach you can walk down, not in reputed by the jetties. Pavillion with changing rooms, shower and snacks bar with adult beverages. You can go horses back riding on the beach and this is where the serious beach volleyball people hang out.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The beach was a treat, the parking was convenient and for a fee could have been closer. We appreciated putting our feet in Gulf waters. We chose to go because our dog was welcomed. The beach was not crowded and the waves gentle. As we...More

5  Thank McNabbed
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

You can park right next to East beach but not very many spots - and it's free- but u can't use the big building. Little bit of a walk to the water from the parking lot - but o well it makes you stronger. The...More

Thank Rasta_Red_One_Dread
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I spent a day at East Beach with a group of 20 somethings. The beach was clean, the water was warm and you could walk out a long way before it got deep. It was a great day out!

Thank MichelleFromOhio
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Family fun! Will come back again! Just a heads up, its $15 and there is no re-entry if you decided to leave. Worth it though!

1  Thank justinal183
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Unlike most of Galveston's beaches, alcohol is permitted at East Beach. We rented an umbrella and lounged in the sand with BYOB type cocktails :) There happened to people there that day offering jet ski rentals. Not syre they are there all the time, but...More

9  Thank Derek D
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November 2, 2018|
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see any camping when we where there in May.
Alejandra B
August 20, 2018|
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Response from KRR4950 | Reviewed this property |
No cost on east beach
Maria F
July 27, 2018|
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Response from 750callies | Reviewed this property |
You get 2 chairs and an umbrella in between for $37 per day