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Porretto Beach

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Better go now, it's soon gone

Great, wide beach. Close to fast food and Walgreen's. It is undeveloped now, but soon to be... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
John2Mary
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Houston, Texas
Nice beach

Personally i liked my experince here. the trash was minimal and the water was a little muggy but it... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Yasmiena27
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Dallas, Texas
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Popular beach featuring playground facilities, eateries and picnic areas.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible18%
21 Jan 2018
“Better go now, it's soon gone”
14 May 2017
“Nice beach ”
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Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great, wide beach. Close to fast food and Walgreen's. It is undeveloped now, but soon to be filled with high rise hotels. Hurry before the fences go up!

1  Thank John2Mary
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Personally i liked my experince here. the trash was minimal and the water was a little muggy but it was a great place to have fun.

1  Thank Yasmiena27
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful sunny Christmas Day. We enjoyed at the beach. The only restaurant open was jack in the box. We got some food Parked on the street and ate at the beach. It was a nice walk along the beach and we enjoyed...More

1  Thank Arch L
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Porretto Beach was a huge disappointment. It was dirty and disorganized, cluttered by junk, ropes, plastic barrels, etc. Bad parking. Go anywhere else!

1  Thank aeroblaine
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We did the crab run on this beach 5 years in a row. I think it is a delightful beach. The have the standard opportunities, rentals. It is rather sad that there is a lot of controversy for the private owners. We prefer to shop...More

1  Thank Cherie P
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Plenty of other beach areas and this place is simply not worth it. Often it is not kept up. Drive on down to Stewart Beach or East Beach or plenty of beaches on the sea wall that are free.

1  Thank Gayle41
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

very clean beach with restrooms and concessions close by but not at beach .Umbrella and chairs available to rent or bring your own . Alcohol allowed in cans but no bottles on beach .

3  Thank Barbara A
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Good beach, lots of families enjoyed this beach. Water shallow, lots of swimmers. Canoes, paddle boarders

1  Thank Ann B
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Awesome ......Great location and family friendly. Very well kept. Most People said it's thirty ... no good service ... i need to tell them this Galveston Island is not MALDIVES ...if ur looking for something 5 stars luxury Go spend some Strong money Far to...More

4  Thank Ynes Y
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Our visit had poor timing....after the flooding all across Texas, the beaches at Galveston looked like you would expect. However, the lifeguards were on duty, the sun was shining and it was a great day for a walk along the gulf! This public beach is...More

2  Thank Sabrina4120
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