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Nice beach for Texas!

Stewart Beach is in in the heart of Galveston and only a 40 minute drive from Houston (Hobby). The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brady D
Dallas, Texas
Nice beach but don’t bring your easy-up

Don’t bring an easy-up, they’ll make you put it super far from the water. The only thing we could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah J
via mobile
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“family beach”(7 reviews)
Families are the focus at this popular, amenities-rich beach park, where volleyball, sandcastle competitions, concerts and other family-oriented activities are the norm all summer long.
201 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5519
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been to this particular beach many times. It is always a relaxing place to get away with our family. There is currently a twelve dollar entrance fee, but is is an alcohol-free, glass bottle free beach that is well attended by fun-loving sun...More

Thank Raven2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stewart Beach is in in the heart of Galveston and only a 40 minute drive from Houston (Hobby). The sand is very fine and there are big open expanses of area to lay, play, and enjoy the water. It costs $10 per car to get...More

Thank Brady D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our grand kids were down from the Dallas area during the recent week for July 4th. Drove down early from Houston area to Stewart Beach and hopefully beat the crowd. Day was over cast, not too hot and had choice selection of beach umbrella with...More

Thank texag80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family stayed right across from this beach. It does cost $10 to get into the beach, however it was worth it. Although if you have a handicap tag like my parents did, you can get in at no charge. The beach was clean and...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t bring an easy-up, they’ll make you put it super far from the water. The only thing we could have was the small tent we brought for our baby—glad I had that! Otherwise we would’ve been forced to pay $35 to rent a cheesy umbrella...More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 10 year old and had a blast! $13 to getnin amd $35 for 2 chairs and an umbrella, completely worth it! Beach was clean, police patrolled and very family friendly. Had showers to rinse and change afterwards, will definitely go back!

2  Thank maurajd79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stewart Beach has many amenities that day trippers with young children such as my family love. There were restrooms, showers, umbrella/chair rentals, parking, and lifeguards. The $15 entry fee per vehicle was worth it. Umbrella/chair rentals were $35 per umbrella & 2 chairs. (They accept...More

3  Thank Global_Travel_Tales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove in from Houston just for a quick trip. Drove around Galveston looking at the historical homes and such, ended up at Stewart Beach. Parking was a breeze. No parking fee since it was later in the day (after 7 pm). The beach wasn't...More

3  Thank AuntCooks
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We went the day after Memorial Day and was surprised to see how clean and nice the beach was. We knew to expect the guy who pops out of nowhere to ask for the chair rental fee. He was nice and friendly. It was a...More

9  Thank FortWorth
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to relax with a couple of chairs and an umbrella on the beach. Frisbee and volleyball are great there as well. Good changing rooms and restrooms there. Close to McDonalds as well for a quick meal. Beautiful view!!

1  Thank Yodatravel
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Alicia B
25 June 2018|
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Response from Sarah J | Reviewed this property |
You can but only an umbrella or a small tent. Can’t bring an easy up. They want you to pay to rent their stuff and so they make it more difficult to discourage people from bringing their own stuff. I recommend a wagon if... More
22 May 2018|
Response from John2Mary | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The water is colored with Mississippi delta mud but safe to swim in. As with all ponds, rivers, pools and oceans... don’t go in with open sores. Surprisingly to me, the highest bacteria count is right after a big... More
Terry F
31 July 2017|
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Response from Marianne M | Reviewed this property |
It is per car