Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Alvin

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Alvin. Renowned for its cafes, beaches and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Alvin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alvin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Houston Zoo (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Bayou Wildlife Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Chaparral Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Bay Area Raceway (11 mi / 17.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Alvin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Alvin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alvin is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Island State Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Resoft County Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Challenger 7 Memorial Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Centennial Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Paul Hopkins Park (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alvin

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 17.9 mi (28.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Alvin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,574 holiday rentals around Alvin. From 1,299 Houses to 182 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 Alvin is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alvin?

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 Alvin:

  • Spanish Grant: 72 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 954 holiday homes
  • Sea Isle: 276 holiday homes
  • George Bush Park/Eldridge: 29 holiday homes
  • Sunny Beach: 382 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 Alvin?

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

  • Beacon Lake Golf Course: 193 holiday rentals
  • Marguerite Rogers House Museum: 172 holiday rentals
  • Resoft County Park: 631 holiday rentals
  • Bayou Wildlife Park: 193 holiday rentals
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside: 223 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alvin 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 Alvin?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,299 Houses in Alvin. Our other popular types of Alvin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 182 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 41 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alvin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 698 holiday homes with pool available in Alvin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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