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Crystal beach (on bolivar peninsula) is often overlooked by visitors to Galveston as it requires a ferry to get there. The ferry is completely free but there can be a lengthy wait depending on the time of year .. I have usually gone there during...More
My daughter and I recently compromised....she went with me to an ASTROS GAME and I went with her to a quick beach getaway...we dove to Galveston the day after the game and checked into THE GALVEZ..after "beaching it" there for a dsy, the next two...More
Our family of 22 rented this house that was advertised to sleep 30. It was a nice house on the beach rented from Crystal Beach Club Properties. The following were the many problems we had including a management company that was no help: customers were...More
Went to Crystal beach for Labour day weekend and discovered a new event called the Sandcastle Party off the end of Boyt Road. Great Sandcastlelessons and huge sandcastles which we saw at the start and end of the day.
Beach was fairly quiet at that...More
This is a Texas friendly little community. The retailers are helpful and eager to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy a weekend or week at the beach. Speaking of retailers, remember to purchase a beach pass and just drive out onto the...More
We found it to be a great alternative to Galveston’s crowded beaches. We got out there mid morning and stayed about two hours. Beautiful views and the beach was clean but the water was still dirty. We entered on the street with the Crystal Beach...More
We love this place. It’s the hidden gem of the area. Drive on up to the ocean (make sure to get a beach pass available at most nearby shops) and enjoy. Quiet and serene. None of the drive-by traffic that you get in Galveston. Just...More
We took the ferry over from Galveston and decided to take the kids to Crystal Beach. It's a little confusing to find, but just take any right hand turn down a little road (from Galveston) to access the beach. It is 27 miles long. Don't...More
Loud, bumper-to-bumper stream of traffic all day with ear-splitting music and Confederate flags everywhere. What is the motivation for driving up and down at a vacation site, of all places, with these giant flags other than to signal that certain people are not welcome here?...More
Traveled to Texas specifically to visit the Bolivar Peninsula and Crystal Beach to get a feel for property there. Have no problem with the available housing but the beach itself is kinda nasty. Was there on a Tuesday (July 24th) and it was almost completely...More