Destination guide

The relaxing area of Jamaica Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Jamaica Beach. This city's cycling, fishing and seafood restaurants attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and walkable location. Galveston Island State Park and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Jamaica Beach

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Jamaica Beach for its cycling, fishing and kayaking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Jamaica Beach has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Galveston Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Moody Gardens Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Magic Carpet Golf (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (13.6 mi / 22 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Jamaica Beach

Travellers enjoy Jamaica Beach for its kayaking. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jamaica Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jamaica Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Island State Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Moody Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • San Luis Pass (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • San Luis Pass County Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Porretto Beach (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Jamaica Beach

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 31 mi (49.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 36.8 mi (59.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Jamaica Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 184 holiday rentals around Jamaica Beach. From 173 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Jamaica Beach is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jamaica Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jamaica Beach:

  • San Jacinto: 423 holiday homes
  • Sandhill Shores: 127 holiday homes
  • Sunny Beach: 410 holiday homes
  • Crystal Beach: 526 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach: 702 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jamaica Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Jamaica Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum: 2,437 holiday rentals
  • Seawall Boulevard: 1,654 holiday rentals
  • Surfside Beach: 881 holiday rentals
  • Ashton Villa: 2,524 holiday rentals
  • Texas Seaport Museum: 2,470 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jamaica Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jamaica Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 173 Houses in Jamaica Beach. Our other popular types of Jamaica Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jamaica Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 145 holiday homes with pool available in Jamaica Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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