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Address: Sixth and Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409-765-5023
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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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This is a nice beach and if your handicapped you get in free and have a nice place to drive down and be on the beach in your car. There are plenty of free beaches as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lindaskirkland
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Pittsburg, Texas
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Pittsburg, Texas
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice beach and if your handicapped you get in free and have a nice place to drive down and be on the beach in your car. There are plenty of free beaches as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommend renting an umbrella and chair combo, $35 for all day. Beats hauling to and from the car, as the lot is a walk through deep sand. Restrooms were clean, showers inside and outside available, convenient! Snowcone vendor walked around, food available within walking distance. Pay to park, $13/ weekends and $12/ weekdays. Beach was maintained, a little busy on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and clean beach, very family friendly. Has access to restrooms and places to eat. Lifeguards. Easy parking. Higly reccomend it.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach itself is fine. Better than expected, actually. But overall a bit disappointing for a few reasons. First, they charge $15 to park, which is a pretty high access fee for what is essentially an unmaintained natural site. Second, we rented an umbrella and chairs, which were also steep at $30 for the day. Then was incredibly frustrated at... More 

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Savage, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here while a couple of the people in our group were horseback riding further down the beach. Not too crowded, nice waves, big sandy beach, plenty of shells, and lifeguards too. perfect for a family with a few younger kids who want it all.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great. It was very clean and not too crowded. Loved it. Will be going again soon. Inshallah!!

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Thank Baseet96
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stewart Beach is a family friendly beach. There is admission however they have concession, restrooms, and showers available. Also they don't allow alcohol so it is ideal for children.

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Riyadh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main beach for Houston with miles and miles of clean beaches. There are hotels , resturants, entertainment , recreation areas all over the beach area. Here is my review Pros: 1. Miles and miles of beaches 2. Plenty of entertainment and recreation 3. Plenty of parking Cons 1. No public wifi 2. Mostly paid parking

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Thank almaziad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Ok the reviews are right - this is NOT a free beach - but to us it was worth it. Parking is centralized and easier than dragging your gear across the street or down the seawall. Beach area is way bigger and spread out - created great opportunities for my boys to build sandcastles, etc. Showers and area to cleanup... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, I paid to go to this beach just for the showers. Other beaches are free! Upon entering I asked the guy at the gate what time the showers close. I was told 6:30. I went over to take a shower by 6:10, just in time, by 6:15 there was a woman yelling at everyone in the... More 

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