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Surfside Beach

Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
+1 281-732-8800
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Sad State of Affairs

Though the city and beach management do their best, this beach is sadly wrought with trash left by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott M
Houston, Texas
Catching rays on Surfside Beach on July 1

The beach is really pretty with fine, light tan sand but very few shells. It was super hot but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Woodlands, Texas
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“beach house” (12 reviews)
“great beach” (16 reviews)
“clean beach” (14 reviews)
Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
+1 281-732-8800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the city and beach management do their best, this beach is sadly wrought with trash left by the people shaped animals who do not pick up after themselves. It was filthy during our visit. Like spending the day at a landfill by the ocean....More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is really pretty with fine, light tan sand but very few shells. It was super hot but the breeze off the gulf helped a lot. Walked out from the Oceanview hotel at 7:AM and access, the views, and places to stake our claim...More

Thank kcruze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this Texas beach because we have always found it clean and available. We usually go during the week. Usually get better hotel rates and their are smaller crowds during the week. Even the one time we went on the weekend for an...More

2  Thank richardsP2141XI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was still raining from tropical storm cindy out in the gulf, so I can't really give more than a fair review. There was only one porta potty at the entrance. There was trash on the beach. Not a lot else to do there. The...More

Thank jdconrad73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third trip to Surfside Beach but our first using Beach Resort Services (BRS). We rented the Sea Witch property. On our first full day there the deck collapsed under me, causing me to twist my ankle. Thankfully I was able to catch...More

6  Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely The best beach in TX. Was kept clean and seaweed was cleaned up. A lot of people fishing but were respectful of the swimmers. My family will only be visiting Surfside from now on.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldn't imagine the mess I saw after the weekend at Surfside Beach......trash, coolers, plastic bags, people going to the bathroom where ever they could due to no porta johns?!!!!!! The amount of trash left behind and during our outing could not be believed by...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid $12 to drive through crowds of people and other cars without even finding a spot to park. We finally gave up and left. It was just one big party spot with people drinking, pitching tents that hindered the flow of traffic and people...More

3  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Long stretch of sandy beach. Less crowded than Galveston. Great surf for paddle boarding or long board surfing. Also great for kiddos of all ages.

3  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This was a fun beach party experience just down the road from the Marriott and next to Reflections listening to the cool sounds by DJ Self, enjoying the shaded areas for wonderful breezes. This is another beautiful beach to enjoy.

2  Thank CBH487
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Nancy W
12 June 2017|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
The jetties seem to be the best catching spot.
7 May 2017|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
8. Camping is not permitted on the beach within the Village of Surfside Beach boundaries. Camping is permitted on the county beach located east of the city limits at Beach Access Entrance 1, located 3.0 miles east of Highway... More