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3rd floor, Unobstructed View of the Beach, Sleeps 6/8. Pet friendly in Galveston

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vacation rental description

Welcome to the Top of the Palms. This condo offers amazing UNOBSTRUCTED GULF views from this Galveston vacation rental located right on the Seawall. The 2/1.5 condo is at the front of the complex and offers you an unobstructed view of the Gulf. We are a dog friendly condo and welcome your pets upon approval.

Walk across the street and enjoy a walk down the Seawall. Minutes from Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Moody Gardens, the Pleasure Pier, much more. Condo features 3 pools and a hot tub that is warm all year long. The grounds at the Maravilla feel like a tropical paradise. Sit outside the front door an enjoy an unobstructed view of Moody Gardens while having a glass of wine or a cup of coffee. Perfect for when they have firework displays. The condo has been freshly renovated in 2012 to fit your vacation needs with a beach theme that will make you enjoy your island stay. The condo sleeps 7 with views from all windows in the living area, and also unobstructed views from the master bedroom. You can bring a port-a-crib or blow up mattress, etc or a 8th child.

The owners would like you to feel like this is your paradise away from home. Putt Putt golf, golfing, restaurants, and so much more are offered minutes away from the complex. The Maravailla is a wonderful place to stay when visiting Galveston. Be the 1st to visit the new Galveston Pleasure Pier coming this summer. Book before its to late. Cable TV provided in both the living and master bedroom. Secure Wifi access in the condo.

We have a lovely gym with a water view. We conveniently have washer/ dryer room at the end of our hall. the elevator is located right very close to our front door.

Keywords: Amazing views of the beach, East side unit with no views of the Marriott construction that will be completed 4/2013. Wonderful Pools and grounds, Located right on the Seawall by Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn WaterparK. Features include several pools, hot tub, gym, office, fully stocked kitchen, and much more, Condo was remodeled in 2010/11 to suite your vacation needs. Owners will be adding wireless internet for the Summer 2013 season.

Here are some reviews from our past guests.

Great property for a Galveston getaway! 5 STARS

Guest: A beachlover from Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas)

Date of Stay: 08/09/12 Review Submitted: 08/14/12

We had 7 people stay at this property for two nights. The atmosphere and accommodations were very welcoming and clean. The location was great; just a short drive down seawall to where you can hang out on the beach. The property manager was fantastic to work with and answered all my questions quickly. I would hightly recommend this property to anyone with or without pets. We brought our German Shepherd with us and she felt at home there. We did bring our own kennel to keep her in when we were not inside the property so she would feel confortmable. There was plenty space to keep it in the living room. I can't wait for our next Galveston overnight; I know we'll want to go back to this property again.

Recommended for:Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.

Excellent getaway with a ocean view. 5 STARS

Guest: caryrich (Hardin, TX)

Date of Stay: 06/24/12 Review Submitted: 08/07/12

Excellent condo away from the people and traffic of Galveston. Beautiful condo with a gorgeous view. Seen dolphins off the balcony within 15 minutes of our first day. Renting again next year.

Recommended for:Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.

A++ Flawless perfection! 5 STARS

Guest: TeresaE (Tomball, Tx)

Date of Stay: 07/26/12 Review Submitted: 08/06/12

My family of 4 and I stayed at this condo recently, we had an amazing time. The condo was very clean, loved the up to date appliances and plumbing fixtures, very classy. This place also has an amazing pool area, i was blown away with the size!!! A few kids with parents, never 'crowded.' (i was very impressed) Our trip consisted of mainly adults, so it was nice to hang out on the patio w/ drinks, look at the amazing view and listen to the ocean. The person I booked the trip with was so very nice as well. She was very thorough when answering my questions, and she was super prompt in replying to my emails. We had an amazing vacay!!!

Wonderful spot to spend my time away from home

Guest: Lola B (Dallas, Texas) 5 STARS

Date of Stay: 02/02/12 Review Submitted: 07/13/12

I received the information asking for a review from the owners who appear to want feedback and I completely forgot until I tried to book again today. Its nice that people appreciate the comments of their guests which could be either good or bad. Thankfully my experience was wonderful and I regret not posting this review sooner. The owners promised a 10% discount and I am currently working on booking the condo for September. I had such a wonderful view that honestly I would come back without the discount. I never thought Galveston would be such a nice place to visit during the winter but due to visiting family I now know its a great time of year to enjoy the island. This condo offered everything I needed. The view speaks for itself so I do plan to continue working with these owners and their property manager.

Recommended for:Sightseeing, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.

Recooping from Surgery

Guest: Donna W. (Port Neches, TX) 5 STARS

Date of Stay: 03/11/12 Review Submitted: 03/16/12

I chose to come to Galveston to recoup from back surgery. I was told to walk a lot and relax. Your condo provided a lot of both. When I needed to walk, I would just cross the street and take long walks on the sea wall while watching the waves or sunrise. Only about 2 blocks down is Jimmy’s Pier for GREAT food-we ate there for breakfast twice and lunch twice. When eating in the condo, we enjoyed the FULL SIZE appliances. A lot of condos have mini-versions. The view from the balcony was so close to the water and we enjoyed watching the pelicans fly slowly by above our heads all day. The pools were huge and my sister and her husband said the hot tub was very hot and strong. They loved it. Thanks for helping me recuperate! We loved your condo and will be back.

The last guest BOUGHT her own home away from home at the Maravilla during her stay.

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condo rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • 4 story condo
    • floor area 778 sq. ft.
    • floor 3
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • ocean view
      • Unobstructed ocean view. The pictures you see are what you get.
  • Theme
    • adventure
    • away from it all
    • family
    • historic
    • romantic
    • spa
    • sports & activities
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • covered parking
      • Covered parking on ground floor of the complex. Parking passes required.
    • wireless internet
      • We have secure Wifi access in the condo
    • washing machine
      • Coin operated laundry room on site.
    • linens provided
      • Towels and sheets provided.Please do not take any of our linens to the beach.
    • internet
      • We have secure Wifi access in the condo
    • heating
      • central heating system
    • towels provided
      • We provide an adequate amount of towels per the nights stay
    • parking
      • Ample parking
    • living room
      • Open living/ dining concept with an unobstructed beach view while cooking and sitting on the couch
    • fitness room / equipment
      • We have quite a bit of fitness equipment in our gym area that is located in the lobby. Access 24/7 via our pool key
    • hair dryer
    • iron & board
    • clothes dryer
      • Landry Room on site.
    • air conditioning
      • Central air and heating system.
    • elevator
      • 3 elevators on property
  • Kitchen
    • cooking utensils
      • We have all you need and more
    • stove
      • 4 burner stove
    • oven
      • Full sized oven
    • dishes & utensils
      • All you need to cook any meal
    • pantry items
      • We supply a start5 up roll or paper towel, coffee, and some spices.
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
    • refrigerator
      • Full refrigerator
    • dishwasher
    • kitchen
      • All you need to cook any great meal.
    • microwave
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
      • We have a bar that seats 4 and a large amount of seating on the patio. Why not enjoy dining or having breakfast with an unobstructed beach view.
  • Pool / Spa
    • heated pool
    • communal pool
      • Pool with Cabana, 2nd pool has a waterfall flowing into it, 3rd pool is our heated on the East side.
    • shared hot tub
      • Warm Year Around
    • hot tub
      • Warm year around
  • Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, 1.5 bath total
    • bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, 1.5 bath total
      • 1.5 Hollywood bath
  • Bedrooms
    • 2 bedrooms, sleeps 8, beds for 6-8
    • bedroom 1:
    • bedroom 2:
    • bunk area:
      • Master bedroom has an unobstructed view of the ocean and a king bed. 2nd bedroom has a queen bed. 2 twins located in the hall and the couch does have sheets but it is not a pull out.
  • Entertainment
    • satellite / cable
      • Cable TV offered in the living room area and master. DVD offered in the bedroom.
    • television
      • Tv's in living room, master and second bedroom.
    • stereo
      • Small stereo for your music choices and CD player.
    • game room
      • We have Foosball and ping pong in the lobby/ gym area.
    • ping pong table
    • foosball
    • cd player
    • video library
      • Complex allows for you to rent videos
    • dvd player
  • Outside
    • bicycles
      • Bring your bikes to enjoy the Seawall.
    • golf
      • Golf the day away at facilities like Moody Gardens
    • boat
      • Boat rental options in the area.
    • kayak / canoe
      • Contact Artist boat for a great experience.
    • outdoor grill
      • We have multiple areas where you can charcoal grill on the grounds.
    • balcony
      • Balcony with unobstructed ocean view and lots of seating
  • Suitability
    • wheelchair accessible
      • We have had guests with wheelchairs stay with us multiple times.
    • long-term renters welcome
    • events allowed
    • children welcome
      • Families are always welcome
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • Kids are always welcome but the main party booking the unit must be 24 years old.
    • pets considered
      • Pets considered on a case by case basis.
    • non smoking only
      • We do no allow smoking. If smoke is smelled in the unit this is a forfeiture of deposit.
  • Notes
    • The perfect condo that truly has Gulf views that are amazing. Your next vacation spot.

activities and attractions in Galveston Texas

  • Attractions
    • restaurants
    • theme parks
    • cinemas
    • churches
    • live theater
    • marina
    • museums
    • water parks
  • Leisure Activities
    • bird watching
    • horseback riding
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • shopping
    • sight seeing
    • boating
    • miniature golf
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • fishing
    • cycling
    • surfing
    • swimming
    • golf
    • kayaking
    • parasailing
    • deepsea fishing
    • pier fishing

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Mar 1 2014 - May 22 2014
$149
$229
Fri,Sat
$1,083
2 nights
 
 
Summer
May 23 2014 - Sep 9 2014
$239
$299
Fri,Sat
$1,668
2 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$129
$199
Fri,Sat
$984
2 nights
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
$110
$169
Fri,Sat
$800
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Sanitation fee $80
Owner subject to change rates and pet terms.

20% increase for holidays and special events. 3 nights required for all holidays and many special events.
Tax Rate 15.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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traveler reviews for this galveston condo rental

Beautiful place for your get away!

Review submitted: March 11, 2014   Date of arrival: January 18, 2014

We had a great time in Galveston. Wonderful place to stay! Gorgeous view of the beach. Beautifully kept facility with everything you need for your get-away. Condo included fully equipped kitchen, swimming pools, hot tub, wonderful restaurants nearby, and much more. The perfect beach experience.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thank you so much Laurie for taking the time to review this condo. My owners have taken the time to try and provide all we can for our guests so we continue to receive review like the one you have provided future travelers. We hope to see you back in the future as we offer our repeat guests 10% off their next stay. Thanks again, Christina Stevens, Realtor, property manager

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Good description of property and a good picture. Truly unobstructed view.

Review submitted: March 11, 2014   Date of arrival: February 7, 2014

Really clean and complete property with all the amenities you'd expect in a condo. Good TV and internet access, spectacular views. At the quiet end of the Galvestoin Seawall with easy access to shopping, restaurants and a movie theatre. Three pools are nice, especially the heated one and the hot tub. Parking is mostly covered and is monitored. Very comfortable place and well decorated. Could imagine spending an exteneded period at the property. Bikes would have been great for riding around and they can be rented at a few places. Full kitchen made it nice for meals and reheating leftovers from the restaurants.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thank you so much for the kind review. We really feel like our location is central to all the fun Galveston Island has to offer. Our view speaks for itself and we hope other travelers enjoy it as much as you have.

Thanks again for your time
Christina Stevens, property manager

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Best New Year's Eve ever!!!

Review submitted: March 11, 2014   Date of arrival: December 31, 2013

This condo is just perfect for hanging out with our great friends and enjoying the beautiful scenery. The view is magnificent and the condo is clean and fully stocked with every single item we needed. Loved the mornings on the porch drinking coffee and the evenings spent sipping wine. Can't wait to come back! And so glad that they allowed our dog, Jack, to stay with us. Great holiday!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thank you so much for the kind review. We hope to see you again in the future and very much appreciate the time you to took to provide this feedback. Thank you Christina, Realtor, property manager

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 01/21/2011.