Experience the relaxing luxury of the Palisade Palms. Galveston’s newest and most luxurious high-rise condominium featuring resort-like amenities right on the beach. No road, seawall or crowds will stand in your way. The beach is combed every day and far away from busy public areas. After relaxing by the horizon pool or walking on the beach, explore Galveston’s a rich history and myriad of activities. For the more ambitious, exploring Houston is less than a one hour drive away. If you are from Houston, it doesn’t get any easier to take a vacation, just drive over. More Pictures Below!
The condo was absolutely beautiful. Perfect location. Awesome view of the ocean from the spacious balcony. Had all the amenities of home. We will definitely come back.
Building amenities alone will keep you happy with two pools, hot tubs, pool water fountain, fire pits, tennis court, basketball court, media room, stocked library, 2,400 square foot state of the art gym, sauna, party room, pool table, foosball, air hockey and of course free coffee all day. If you want more, check out Galveston which offers an additional 32 miles of relaxing beaches, superb restaurants, marvelous downtown shopping, numerous antique stores, incredible art galleries, fabulous entertainment and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country.
Sample Galveston attractions include:
Moody Gardens consists of three large pyramids which you will water your imagination and travel the oceans of the world at the Aquarium Pyramid. Step into the Rainforest Pyramid with thousands of tropical plants, exotic fish and birds. Explore the mysteries of science at the Discovery Pyramid, and take a rocking and rolling ride through the universe at the Ridefilm Theater. Get in the middle of the action at the 4D Special FX Theater. See spectacular images leap from the screen of the six-story IMAX 3D Theater.
The Strand Historical District, Galveston's downtown was known in the 19th century as the Wall Street of the Southwest. Today the Strand boasts one of the biggest collections of historic buildings in the United States featuring great shopping and food, a favorite destination of tourists from all over the world. Adding to the charm of the Victorian and early 20th century buildings are streetcars, horse-drawn carriages and a series of unique arches.
Schlitterbahn offers a huge array of awesome aquatic adventures, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island offers over 32 amazing rides and attractions, including a large wave pool, uphill water coasters, thrilling speed slides, kid's water playgrounds, whitewater rapids, relaxing hot tubs, family raft rides, the Boogie Bahn surf ride and the exclusive Transportainment river system. Relax in steaming warm waters and enjoy summer fun all year long at Texas’ first and only heated, indoor waterpark. (Both the air and water are always in the 80s!) The Wasserfest Heated Indoor Season, October through mid-April, features more than a dozen heated attractions in a tropical, heated indoor oasis.
Galveston Island Ferry, located on Hwy 87 (Ferry Road), continues to be one of Galveston's most popular attractions. Riders can park and ride the ferry or drive their vehicle aboard the ferry. Ferries run approximately every fifteen to twenty minutes and are free.
For the truly adventurous, Galveston is the cruise gateway to the Caribbean. In 2010 sample destinations include: Cozumel, Progreso, Roatan, Costa Maya, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau, Freeport, Key West, and Belize City. Also, less than thirty minutes away is the Houston Space Center with a great kids exhibit and the kehma boardwalk featuring great amusement park and excellent dining.