The Bolivar Peninsula is located in Galveston County in Texas and several communities are located here, including Port Bolivar, Caplen, Crystal Beach, High Island and Gilchrist. The peninsula has an interesting history, as it was named after Simon Bolivar in 1816, a Latin American political leader who led the independence movements in Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. It is also the notorious site used by pirates in the past and was a slave route between Galveston and Louisiana. Of interest to visit on the peninsula is the Point Bolivar Light, a historic lighthouse built in 1872 and located in Port Bolivar. The lighthouse was in operation up until 1933, when a new lighthouse was built on the same site. Fort Travis Park is of interest to history lovers and the whole family, as there is a historic fortress on the site, together with the remains of bunkers. The park has a children’s playground and is a popular picnic spot. For lovers of sun and sand, Crystal Beach is an ideal spot with restaurants and other facilities available to visitors. McFaddin National Wildlife Reserve is home to a variety of waterfowl and offers hunting, fishing, photography and wildlife watching options. Check out a selection of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Bolivar Peninsula by scrolling below.
This newly-renovated and attractive beach house is located in Crystal Beach. Perfectly located on the beach access road, the home is steps from the ocean. The fenced-in yard is perfect for dog lovers and there are hammocks on the front and back deck. Games are available for families. The living area features a TV with DVD/ Blu-ray and X-box and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. There is a kitchen for cooking daily meals. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed while the second bedroom has a double bed. The third bedroom features a double and single bed. There are two sofa beds in the living area. The house has two bathrooms. Free parking is available on the property.
NAUTI BEACH on Bolivar Peninsula - Pet FriendlyCrystal Beach, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsthe area under the house is great which included a bbq grill picnic table hammocks & outdoor showera beautiful cabin with comfy beds a couch that naps well and thoughtful touches throughoutthe beds were comfy & had plenty types of pillows to fit your preferencethe beds were amazingly comfortable and the living room is great for lounging on a rainy eveningthe beds are super comfy and home is equipped with necessary items to cookthe place was great everything was clean beds were comfortablevery safe and cleanthe house was clean and cozy and adorableit was also very very clean and well equippedit is impeccably clean and designed to get you un the beach state of mind
Host:great host who responded quicklythe hosts out did themselves with the details of the home and made us feel so welcomedhayden was an amazing host and responded promptly to all of our questionsthe hosts were amazing friendly and very responsivethe host was very helpful and responsive to messagesRead more reviewsthe location is perfect and great walking distance to the beachvery cute and cozy placethe decor was so cute great location loved itthe house was perfect walking distance to the beach and a short drive to restaurants and storesthe location was great & was just a short walk to the beach
The name of this spacious beach house translates to “long live the pure life.” The home offers direct beach access a short walk away and golf cart and vehicle access is also available on the beach. Restaurants in the area can easily be accessed by golf cart. The outdoor area of the home features games for the family, beach chairs and a barbeque grill. There is also a fully-enclosed outdoor shower for washing off the sand. Up to two dogs are welcomed on the property but on approval. Direct TV and Wi-Fi are available throughout the property. The kitchen is well-equipped with all modern appliances and utensils. The beach house sleeps up to 12 guests in 4 bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom features a king-size bed and the second bedroom has two queen-size beds. The third has a queen-size bed and the fourth has four single beds, making it ideal for a family or group stay.
Pura Vida, Texas, Family, Dog Friendly, Crystal Beach, Bolivar, Vacation HomeBolivar Peninsula, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsnice big kitchen and a cozy deck for enjoying the breezethe kitchen is to die for and the outdoor space is awesome would highly recommendtastefully decorated comfy beds & fully stocked kitchen thanks faiththe warm outdoor shower was absolutely perfect for sandy salty kids and grown upsour kids had a great time in the bunk room and kid sized seating/table outside as wellso clean and well keptthere were plenty of towels the kitchen was well stocked and everything was clean and brightvery clean beautifully decorated all you could ask forvery clean and neat just as describedhouse was very clean just as it looked in the photos
Host:owners was very responsivefaith was a fantastic hostfaith was a nice host and very responsive when i had a few questionswonderful host who is responsive and paid attention to every detailfaith was an absolutely amazing hostRead more reviewsbest gem of a weekend place near houstongreat location theres a corner store down the street and the beach on the other endbeautiful home just a short walk to the beachawesome beach house and so close to the beach :)beautiful house very good for entertaining everybody and close to the beach
This beach bungalow is built on stilts and is located in the center of Crystal Beach, a short stroll or bike ride from the beach. On the outside of the home, there is a picnic table, an outdoor shower and a propane grill as well as games for families. Beach mats and two bikes are stored in the garage for guests’ use. Upstairs is a spacious furnished deck, ideal for watching the sunset. The spacious living area offers cable TV and several board games. The home has a well-equipped kitchen with all necessary utensils and appliances. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, a sitting area and en-suite bathroom. A second bedroom has two queen-size beds while the third has three twin beds and one double bed. There is an additional full-sized bathroom. While there is free parking on the property, there is no Wi-Fi available.
BEACH RETREAT! MUST SEE! De La SolCrystal Beach, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsplenty of space for 10 people very nice beach cabin lots of comfortable seating insidea very clean place to staythe house is clean and very spaciousthe stay was great very clean and organizedthe house was clean and smelled refreshingthe house was exactly as described and clean upon arrival
Host:the host was super responsive to all of our questions and needsthe owners were super sweet and responsive to any questionsthe hosts are very friendly as wellthis place is amazing the owner was quick in a response when we had a key issuethe host was very responsive and provided everything needed to ensure a smooth process staying at their homeRead more reviewsgreat location super cute housewas located in a great spot and was walking distance to the beachwonderful house within easy walking distance to the beachit is a great walking distance from the beachdusty's place is in a great location and close enough to walk to the beach
The name Corazon Del Mar aptly translates to “heart of the sea,” and the home is located just steps from the beach. There is a spacious outdoor deck and a screen porch for outdoor relaxation, as well as a picnic area and a gas grill. An outside shower is available to wash off that beach sand. The kitchen comes equipped with all necessary appliances. The living area features cable TV and there is free wireless Internet throughout the home. All bedrooms have USB charging stations. The master bedroom has a king-size bed while the second bedroom features a queen-size bed. The third bedroom has two double beds. There is a sofa bed in the living area and the house has two bathrooms. Parking is available on site.
Corazon Del Mar: A Beach House That Has EverythingBolivar Peninsula, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings and decorations are beautiful the master bed is addictingthe beds are amazing especially the master bedrooms it is like sleeping on cloudswell-stocked kitchen beach gear and grill area we all loved the open feeling in kitchen -living areaeverything was clean and in orderit is very cleanloves loved this place very clean modern feelthe place was very clean and worked well for our familymy family loved staying at this cabin super clean and comfortable
Host:our hosts were amazing with such quick responsesthe host is very responsiveron was very responsive to all my questionshe is a wonderful hostlovely home lovely helpful hosts thanks so much for sharing your home with usRead more reviewswonderful place to stay near the beachbeachy decor and easy walk to beachwalking distance to the beach and beautiful sceneryron's house is great easy walk to the beachyou will love this home and it’s location
The home is located in Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula, a short walk from the beach and close to the town with its restaurants, bars and shops. Dogs are welcome and there is a fenced yard for them to enjoy. The living area features cable TV, Netflix and DVDs. The kitchen is equipped with all modern appliances. The home sleeps six guests in two queen-size beds, two twin beds and a sofa bed. Parking is available on site.
Dog-friendly home a short walk from the beach, near quiet resort townCrystal Beach, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat comfortable couch for lounging
Host:the hosts checked in on us to make sure we were comfortabletammy was very helpful and house was spotlessRead more reviewswe appreciated being able to bring our pups to the beach only a five minute walkgreat spot takes less than 5 minutes to walk to the beach
This vacation home is in the second row from the beach and offers amazing ocean views. Outside hammock chairs are available and beach chairs and beach toys are offered to families. The living area features satellite TV and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances and utensils for daily cooking and there is a grocery store found just a short drive away. The three-bedroom home sleeps 12 guests. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, while the second, spacious bedroom has three queen-size beds and two single beds. There is a queen-size bed in the third bedroom, while the living area has two single beds and a sofa bed. The home has 2.5 bathrooms and there is parking available on the property.
Sunny C SideBolivar Peninsula, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsgreat house great location just steps from the beachcan’t beat this place it is amazing in every way location amenities cleanlinessthis place is definitely five stars
Located in Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, this two-bedroom home has beautiful views over the Gulf of Mexico from the wrap-around deck. The home is located one block from the beach and up to two dogs are welcome at a fee. The spacious living area features cable TV and free wireless Internet is provided throughout the home. Both bedrooms also have cable TV. There are stainless steel appliances in the well-equipped kitchen. The home sleeps six guests in one king-size bed, one double bed and one twin bed. There are two bathrooms in the house.
Gulf view home w/ wrap-around deck - one block to the beach, Family-FriendlyBolivar Peninsula, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewscheck-in was easy and wifi worked greatvery cozy with all the comforts of homenice house with plenty of towels comfortable beds and washer and dryerthe bed in the master was very comfortable and the carpet was very plushthe beds are super comfysuper clean as welleverything was clean and lovelythe house was clean and relaxinghouse itself was clean and eclecticvery clean we loved it thank you
Host:owner was very niceRead more reviewsit is located in a great place soclose to the beachvery close to the beach enjoyed every minute we were thereperfect setting and wonderful location with every possible aminitygreat price restaurants are close and goodthe best part about this property is the location
The spacious, family-friendly house occupies three lots in a fenced yard. Built on stilts, the home offers a beach view and easy access to the beach, which is just steps away. There is a fenced yard and dogs are welcome. The living area features a New Sound speaker system for playing music throughout the home. There is also a 42-inch TV and a DVD player, while free Wi-Fi is available throughout. There are also TVs in the bedrooms with Direct TV. The kitchen comes equipped with all necessary utensils and appliances. Two queen bedrooms feature master bathrooms, while the third has four twin beds. The fourth has a double and twin bed. There is a fridge/freezer, charcoal grill and seating on the downstairs patio as well as a fire pit. Free parking is available on the property.
Jan and Jerry's HideawayBolivar Peninsula, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsplenty of room for a large family and all the comforts of homeplenty of beds made everyone comfortablethe house was beautiful well equipped and very comfortableeverything was clean and well stockedvery clean and comfortable homethe house was amazing and very cleanthe house was sparkling clean warm and invitingextremely clean wonderful yard lots to do at house
Host:jerry and jan are wonderful hostthey are amazing hoststhe owners were awesome and responded very quickly with any questionsjan and jerry were the best possible hosts that you can imaginethe host is available when needed and very helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is great and very close to the beachlocation just a few streets from beach easy walkgreat place tucked away close to the beach and away from galvestonlocation was pretty close to the beach and a good valuethis house was beautiful and in a great location
The home is part of Crystal Beach Cabanas and is steps from a private saltwater lake, while the beach is a three-minute drive down the road. The glamper features a kitchen and a living area with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. There are a king-size bed and bunk beds, as well as a futon. A barbeque and firepits are available on the grounds along with picnic tables. Parking is available for cars, boats and golf carts.
The LOVE Shack BABY, YEAH!!Galveston, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewstrailer is clean and cool
Host:hosts are very friendly and knowledgeable of the area) our hosts were readily available for all our questions and very responsivejeanie and oniel were very friendly we will defthey treated my kids like their own family and they were super attentive for uso’neal the management was a great guy and helpful and accommodatingRead more reviewscute little glamper in a great locationgreat location smack dab in the heart of crystal beacheasy drive to the beach close to everything if you need to run out for anythinga fun place to get away and enjoy life by the waterthis was last minute stay and it was a great location
Located in Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, the vacation home offers beach views and is steps from the beach, restaurants, bars, grocery stores and putt-putt golf. There is a barbeque available for guests’ use. There is a kitchen with all necessary appliances, including a washer/dryer. The living room has cable TV and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the property. The house sleeps 10 guests in three bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king-size bed while the second bedroom has a double bed and a crib. The third bedroom has a double bed, a bunk bed and a floor mattress. A sofa bed and floor mattress are available in the living area. Parking is offered on the property.
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