11 Best Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals In Galveston, Texas - Updated 2024

Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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Situated on the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston is one of the most loved cities in Texas for many reasons. For one, it boasts pristine beaches that can promise beachgoers a fun time. For thrill seekers, there are tons of amusement parks in Galveston that can surely entice you. Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier offers more than 15 exciting rides as well as food spots for the whole family. Known for hosting several outdoor concerts, popular festivals, and day cruises, a trip here cannot disappoint. If you are planning to bring your fur babies on your holiday but are not sure where to stay, check out this list of the best pet-friendly vacation rentals in Galveston, Texas.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. FantaSea Suite at Maravilla (from USD 116)

This top-floor condo unit at Maravilla Condos offers some of the best views across the Gulf. In addition to being right on the beach, the complex itself includes several amenities such as three swimming pools, a volleyball court, and a hot tub. If you are a proud pet-parent make sure to bring them along to enjoy the fantastic views at the pet-friendly complex.

The host allows a maximum of two pets as long as they weigh under 25 lbs (11.34 kgs). A pet fee of 100 USD is applicable for the first pet, while the second is charged 50 USD. Guests need to coordinate with the office prior to arrival for payment of pet fees and to sign an additional pet addendum.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
40.9 km (25.5 mi) from Space Center Houston
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
condo 6 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so look past the construction and see beautiful rooms once inside
Cleanliness:
clean stocked and good location
Location:
this property was at an awesome location
we would definitely choose the same place again
we could easily walk or were a short drive from everywhere we needed
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2. Indigo Flamingo at Maravilla (from USD 142)

This cozy one-bedroom condo is a great base from which to explore the island. The condo comes with a pool-facing balcony that offers views of not just the pool but also the gulf. The rental has been upgraded to include new floors, granite countertops, and brand-new appliances.

This is a pet-friendly rental and allows guests to bring small dogs. Indigo Flamingo offers concierge services for a truly exceptional stay at Galveston. For guests traveling with pets, they are sure to help make bookings and recommend pet-friendly attractions around town.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
40.86 km (25.4 mi) from Space Center Houston
condo 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very nice condo and clean
it was clean and had everything we needed
the place was really clean and beautiful we felt safe…
Host:
condo owner had all wonderful little extras
Location:
loved the location and pool
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3. Luxurious family home with hot tub (from USD 650)

Famed for its luxurious amenities, The Blue Lagoon is a perfect summer vacation home for families and a group of friends. It boasts elegant bedrooms that come with comfortable beds covered by luxurious linens, ensuring guests a good night’s rest. With five spacious bedrooms and three full baths, this rental can accommodate up to twelve guests. Other features include a well-stocked kitchen, an airy living area, a private deck, and a gorgeous backyard. You can also have access to the stunning lagoon pool during your stay. Pets are welcome for a fee of 100 USD.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.31 km (25.7 mi) from Space Center Houston
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
when it gets too hot come in for a nap and cool a/c
what a beautiful pool and backyard setting
the rooms were accommodating and comfortable
the beautiful pool and backyard are amazing
quiet neighborhood lots of butterflies lizards dragonflies and birds to entertain you while floating around in the pool
Cleanliness:
this home was very clean and as listed
the house was clean and very well maintained
it is a clean beautiful well-stocked house that is perfect for our family
Host:
owner was very helpful and responsive to any questions
the owner was very nice and ready to make sure the stay was enjoyable
the beds were comfortable and the owner was easy to contact
communication was great with owner no issues
Location:
house and pool worked out great for our family of ten great location
the house was perfect and spacious close to the beach and had everything we needed
our girls weekend could not have been at a better location
quiet neighborhood so my relaxation vacation was a success
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4. Chic beach-inspired guesthouse with an outdoor pool (from USD 481)

You can make the most of your Galveston trip when you stay in this tastefully furnished abode with an outdoor pool. It boasts stunning aesthetics, dominated by beach-inspired styling. It exudes a cool and airy coastal atmosphere that can help guests feel relaxed and at home. Up to 11 guests can sleep comfortably in the 3 bedrooms of this impressive retreat. It also has two baths, a modern kitchen, indoor lounge areas, and a patio with comfortable seating. Pets are welcome for a fee of 75 USD.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.12 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 11 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the front room was also a little warm so maybe add a fan overhead
the pool area is fantastic and set-up so you can enjoy hours of sun and fun
we had everything we needed to make the stay comfortable
Cleanliness:
the property was clean beautiful and great for the 10 of us that stayed
everything was so clean and cute
Host:
the owners are very responsive and generous
the owner was very responsive to a couple of needs we had responding within minutes
owner is friendly and was prompt to respond to address a minor issue we had with the house
friendly and knowledgeable manager at a great house that was clean and well kept
Location:
the location was great
close to the beach and other attractions
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5. Beautiful home with swimming pool (from USD 635)

You can enjoy a luxurious stay with your loved ones in this striking home. With four intricately styled bedrooms that can sleep up to fourteen guests, travelers can surely enjoy a comfortable stay here. You can start your day by preparing a hearty meal in the well-stocked kitchen. Head to the patio to enjoy your breakfast outdoors. This house features an outdoor pool surrounded by lush greens, so you can enjoy stunning views while you take a refreshing dip. There are also lounge chairs by the pool, which you can use for sunbathing. With an outdoor grill, you can enjoy an intimate barbecue with your family. You can bring a pet for 75 USD. If you are planning to bring 2 pets, note that there is a fee of 100 USD.

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41.52 km (25.8 mi) from Space Center Houston
158 reviews   Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the pool and outside deck area
kitchen stocked so well with anything you would need
Cleanliness:
house was clean and as described
it was very clean and much larger and beautiful than the pictures depict
was clean and comfortable and we had a great experience
everything was extremely tidy and clean
we enjoyed the pool the home was very clean and plenty of room for everyone
Host:
the owners were very nice and quick to respond to questions
thank you to the owners and to richard for an amazing stay see you next year
slept 14 comfortable and kid friendly
Location:
the location was great
the location is extremely ideal and this house is located close to about everything
we were able to walk to the pleasure pier
we could walk to restaurants and fell in love with the town of galveston
the place gave them a wonderful impression of texas stylishness and good taste
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6. Modern townhouse near the beach (from USD 146)

This modern accommodation is a short walk away from the beach, where you can go for a relaxing swim with your kids and pets. Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is also within an easy walk, so you can enjoy some thrilling rides and arcade games. Apart from its excellent location, this holiday haven boasts spacious interiors that can sleep up to six guests. It houses two bedrooms and two baths. The rental also features a kitchen for easy meal preparation, a fenced yard for your pets to play, and a patio with cozy furniture. Note that if you are bringing your pets, you will have to add an extra 100 USD per pet.

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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier,, Texas, United States
41.94 km (26.1 mi) from Space Center Houston
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv is huge and the internet is super fast
Cleanliness:
very clean will definitely stay here again
property was clean and in a great location
Host:
owner very friendly and responds fast to any concerns or questions
property manager is very responsive to messages
rawls was very accommodating and easily reached
the property is beautiful and the hosts are beyond accommodating
Location:
awesome location cute little house
it is in a perfect location and you are within minutes of anywhere you want to be
this property was in a wonderful location very close to the seawall and pleasure pier
so close to the beach was great
we had a great time and this place was close to the beach which is what i wanted
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7. Stylish home with fenced backyard (from USD 134)

This vacation rental is one of the pretties accommodations you can find in Galveston, ideal for Instagram-savvy millennials. It boasts pastel-colored exteriors and bright and sunny interiors, featuring stunning hardwood flooring, clean white walls, and chic furniture. The rental also has a patio with comfortable seating. Inside, you can find a spacious living room, adjacent to a full kitchen with granite countertops and a dining set. With two bedrooms and one modern bathroom, up to six guests can sleep here. There is a fenced backyard with barbecue facilities, where you can play with your lovely pets. Dogs are welcome, but note that you are only allowed to bring a maximum of four.

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Galveston, TX, US
40.58 km (25.3 mi) from Space Center Houston
52 reviews  
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nice to have a table with mirror for makeup since bathroom was lacking
Cleanliness:
the home was clean and nicely decorated
if you like clean towels not on the floor you are very limited with options
we definitely enjoyed our stay everything was super clean and organized for us
Host:
the people there was really sweet and friendly
Location:
the location was pretty close to all the stops we had planned
close enough to the beach but far enough away to enjoy quiet
we enjoyed the backyard area and close proximity to downtown
great patio really cute little place
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8. Charming cottage with pool (from USD 475)

This property’s main selling factor is its close proximity to the beach and seawall, where you can enjoy a peaceful walk with your loved ones, including your furry buddies. Its amenities are impressive as well, showcasing three bedrooms, two modern baths, a kitchen with cookware and cutlery, and a living room with a Smart TV. WiFi is available for guests who want to stay updated on social media. There is a delightful pool in the fenced backyard, so you can easily relax after a day of sightseeing.

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41.25 km (25.7 mi) from Space Center Houston
126 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and grill is great
the pool/back yard area was perfect well taken care of
Cleanliness:
very clean nicely decorated and spacious
the house was clean and well appointed
the property is immaculately clean perfectly decorated and was just what we needed for a perfect”staycation
the home is immaculately clean spacious full stocked with everything you will need
Host:
the property manager was quick to respond and the owners were amazing
the property manager was very responsive throughout the entire process
Location:
the location was perfect
it is close to many great attractions
close enough to all the action of the pier and beach yet in a quiet friendly neighborhood
close to pleasure pier and the beach but not right on the street where it’s busy
the location is perfect neighbors are lovely and just perfect for any length of get away to galveston
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9. Two-bedroom cottage in the heart of Galveston (from USD 110)

Situated in the heart of Galveston, this beautiful home can offer easy access to restaurants and shopping spots. It is a newly renovated duplex with all the comforts of home, including a fully functional kitchen, a spacious dining space, and a pristine bathroom. There are four beds that can comfortably sleep up to four guests. Apart from that, there is also a garage where you can park your car. Pets are welcome here, so feel free to bring your furry buddies.

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41.24 km (25.7 mi) from Space Center Houston
34 reviews   Wifi Available
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was well kept and felt cozy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place itself was well furnished clean and within several blocks of beach
it's clean easy to find and good location
totally impressed with the property very nice and extremely clean
was surprised how well maintained and clean the cottage was upon arrival
Host:
the owner was nice and easily accessible
loved the hospitality of the owners showing through every part of the property
you can tell the owner takes great pride in the property
owner has thought of everything that anyone could need (and then some) to have a pleasurable experience
owner has everything in place and little notes & labels helped us and were adorable
Location:
we loved this little place
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10. Well-equipped rental near the beach (from USD 125)

This rental is just one block away from the beach, making it ideal for a summer getaway. It has two fully furnished bedrooms that can accommodate up to six people. The bathrooms are clean and modern, featuring walk-in showers and complete bathing essentials. If you want to prepare hearty meals, you can use the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, you can choose to dine inside or out on the patio, where there is a covered dining area with a table and four seats. The fenced yard is the perfect place to let your pets roam.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.74 km (26.0 mi) from Space Center Houston
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
extremely clean comfortable and relaxing
it was impeccably clean decorated adorably and very and well maintained
the house/bungalow is very lovely and clean; bed is very comfy too
i love a clean bathroom at a vrbo and this bungalow had two we recommend this property
Host:
the owners are very helpful
the owner's were excellent with communicating and answering any questions we had about the area
Location:
a truly great location
the walk to the beach was very easy
clean quiet close to everything especially the boat yard our charter left from
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11. Family-friendly retreat with private hot tub (from USD 275)

If you want to stay in the heart of Galveston this beautiful home might pique your interest. Families and groups of friends can find this place ideal as it is spacious enough to accommodate up to 11 people. You can also bring your fur babies with you as this rental can welcome well-behaved dogs. The rental boasts four expansive bedrooms, two pristine bathrooms, and a well-lit dining area. In the morning, you can relax on the veranda, where you can enjoy stunning views of the surroundings. There is a private hot tub at the back of the house for a relaxing dip.

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41.57 km (25.9 mi) from Space Center Houston
72 reviews   Wifi Available
House 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice lots of room and kids enjoyed hot tub
Cleanliness:
the home was spacious clean comfortable and included great amenities
property was clean and close to many things to do in the area
Host:
management was extremely helpful and kind
owners were very helpful and kind
owners were very responsive and very helpful
any questions before or during our stay the owner was very responsive to text messages
great stay joe and joyce were very friendly and inviting
Location:
the location was great
the location is also perfect
the location is very close to the sea wall and the pleasure pier
very convenient close to the beach perfect for a little getaway
the place was perfect for what we needed
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Have fun in Galveston

Make the most of your visit to Galveston and experience everything it has to offer. Explore the beautiful city’s unique cuisine and exciting family-friendly activities. For a fun time with your furry buddies, consider booking pet-friendly beach house rentals or other properties for rent in Galveston.

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Frequently asked questions about pet-friendly vacation rentals in Galveston

1. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Galveston have parking?

If you want to stay in rentals with on-site parking, FantaSuite at Maravilla, Indigo Flamingo at Maravilla, this luxurious family home with a hot tub, and this chic beach-inspired guesthouse with an outdoor pool are some of the best options.

2. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Galveston have a pool?

Staying in FantaSuite at Maravilla or Indigo Flamingo Maravilla comes with access to a communal pool. If you prefer private soaks, consider booking this beautiful home or this charming cottage, both of which offer exclusive access to the pool on the property.

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