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The Beach Gem [Upscale Resort Life]

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Your exclusive vacation residence is in a luxurious Randall Davis resort high-rise project that features dramatic views of the Gulf, beach and harbor. Other amenities include 166' infinity pool, volleyball pool, swim-in spa, lobby bar, movie theater, state of the art fitness center, game room, covered parking, swim-up pool bar, and trolley system at the front door. Set on the highest point of the island, behind the seawall, The Beach Gem offers you the quiet luxury, elegance & security you want in a Gulf vacation home. With a spacious floorplan, high ceilings, spectacular views & large outdoor living spaces, The Beach Gem is perfect for those who want to live here for a few months, as well as those who simply want to get away from the city for a nice respite. Our guests love the proximity...Your exclusive vacation residence is in a luxurious Randall Davis resort high-rise project that features dramatic views of the Gulf, beach and harbor. Other amenities include 166' infinity pool, volleyball pool, swim-in spa, lobby bar, movie theater, state of the art fitness center, game room, covered parking, swim-up pool bar, and trolley system at the front door. Set on the highest point of the island, behind the seawall, The Beach Gem offers you the quiet luxury, elegance & security you want in a Gulf vacation home. With a spacious floorplan, high ceilings, spectacular views & large outdoor living spaces, The Beach Gem is perfect for those who want to live here for a few months, as well as those who simply want to get away from the city for a nice respite. Our guests love the proximity to Stewart Beach, Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, cruise & ferry terminals, museums & popular restaurants. You'll have plenty of space for your family with the 3 bedrooms (including a Master Suite) and 2.5 baths. The master bedroom has a Queen bed with Trump memory foam mattress (and two stacked step stools for those that need assistance). The second bedroom has a Double/Full bed. The third bedroom has a Double/Full Bed, with two Single/Twin Beds - above and below (trundle). The living area has cozy leather recliners and a large flat-screen TV (which you won't need). The large wrap-around balcony is great to enjoy quality time with your loved ones, especially in the evening. Our well-equipped kitchen includes a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave, blender, coffeemaker, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, glasses, silverware and utensils. We also provide a washer-dryer. The Dining Area has 4 bar stools. You can see the TV atop the electric fireplace, if you turn the stools. We have privileges to the Galveston Country Club that you may use, with sufficient notice. This includes Golf, Tennis Courts, Pool and use of the Restaurant. You will need to call the Front Desk to make reservations, at least 2 hours in advance. The Country Club is 12.9 miles away and it takes less than 25 minutes to get there. This is an added amenity being made available for a limited time. We can offer a wide range of options to make this stay/vacation/date truly special. Call us to discuss how we can add any/all of the following: - Limo/town-car to pick you up from Houston and bring you back - Massages, facials, body treatments (get a firmer body, lift your skin or exfoliate your body to rejuvenate it) - Bike rentals - Horse Rides - Water-craft rentals - Delivery of tickets (for attractions such as Moody Gardens & Schlitterbahn) to your room Highlights: * 5 Star Beach-side Dwellings * Infinity Pool & Cabana (outdoor kitchen with grill) * Game Room & Mini-Theater * Convenient Location & Parking * Concierge & 24x7x365 Security * Look & feel your best with our spa options Note: This property is suitable for a maximum of 6 adults & 2 kids. ____________________________________________________________ We have just received word from the building maintenance. They are undertaking some maintenance, which will make the pool area unavailable for a few months. The pool deck will be closed starting 10 PM on January 28, 2019. Demolition of the pool deck will begin on Wednesday January 30, 2019. Please be aware that access to the pool deck will be prohibited. This area will be a construction zone and will be managed by authorized personnel. Construction activities are expected to complete by the end of May. This is outside our control. ____________________________________________________________More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
At least one of the guests in the property must be over 25 (age).
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Rita S
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Located within walking distance of the beach. We loved the set up, 3 bedrooms, lovely balcony and view. The master bed was great but the beds in the 2 smaller rooms left a lot to be desired. All occupants of those beds c/o back and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Lucinda F
Management response:Responded 18 August 2018

Thank you very much. We have premium mattresses throughout the house since my family uses the condo and they are used to a very good life. BUT, we will check. Our policy on pets is clearly stated. It is unfortunate that we had to request...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great time was had by all in our family. Unit was furnished nicely with excellent views. Would definitely book here again

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank smoothnat
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much. Please do let us know what we can do to improve.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We booked the Beach Gem for the Lone Star Rally. Condo 1101. The condo is good, would stay here again, but drinking glasses have chips so be aware if you are using them. One of the barstool chairs was broken. We put it to the...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank 303sheriu
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thanks. It would have been nice if we had known about this in time to address the issues.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Me and four of my girlfriends went to Galveston on August 4th to 7th just to get out of Houston for a weekend and have a lone, relaxing and fun time. We had the most amazing time at The Beach Gem. The owner made sure...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank LPhillipsHouston
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much. Please do let us know what we can do to improve.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This beautiful 3 bedroom condo is described as a beach gem and lives up to every expectation. It is spacious and well decorated with a beautiful view of the gulf and harbor from the breezy balcony. The facilities are amazing with beautiful pools and hot...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank np5age
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much. We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to hosting you again soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Elevator/Lift access
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Gym
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Water Park Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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The location is great - right on the Galveston Seawall, close to the Strand and adjacent to Stewart Beach. Bishop's Palace, Moody Gardens and all of Galveston's greatest amenities are nearby.
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