Texas’ Gulf Coast is home to a number of great cities offering luxury accommodations. If you choose to stay in one of Texas’ great beach towns, such as South Padre or Galveston, then do yourself a favor by staying in a beachfront property. The oceanfront accommodations on this list offer both luxury rooms and suites and easy access to the beach. Enjoy the Texas coast from these 6 best beachfront resorts and hotels in the Lone Star State.
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Hotel Galvez & Spa (Prices & Photos)
Enjoy views of the Gulf Coast during your next stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa in Galveston. This luxury resort was actually built in 1911 and has grown into a sophisticated stay that is steps away from the beach. With a heated indoor pool, onsite spa and ocean views from almost every room, you can enjoy your time in Galveston even if the weather isn’t cooperating. However when the weather is nice, there is no need to travel far to enjoy the sand, sun and fun that Galveston has to offer, as Hotel Galvez is within walking distance to both the beach and the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.
My Sapphire (Prices & Photos)
For those looking for great accomodations in South Padre, look no further than My Sapphire Condominiums. Each unit at My Sapphire features a balcony that overlooks either the beach or the bay. A stay here is perfect for one person or a whole family. Families will love taking advantage of the teen game room and the two swimming pools, while couples may find relaxation at the full-service spa.
La Copa Inn Beach Hotel (Prices & Photos)
La Copa Inn Beach Hotel is another South Padre hotel that is found right on the beach. This hotel is located close to not only the beach but also Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Isla Blanca State Park. Start your day off here with a breakfast buffet, and don’t forget to reserve your parasailing or jet ski adventure right from the concierge desk at La Copa. After a long day exploring South Padre, have a nice dinner at the oceanfront restaurant found right at La Copa Inn.
Peninsula Island Resort & Spa (Prices & Photos)
This resort in South Padres offers guests a nice walkway directly to the beach. However with such great amenities, such as an onsite spa, an outdoor pool and an onsite bar, you may never want to leave Peninsula Island Resort & Spa. The two or three-bedroom suites at this resort truly offer a luxury experience, with porcelain countertops, a well-equipped kitchenette and a relaxing balcony.
The San Luis Resort (Prices & Photos)
This beachfront hotel in Galveston features 250 rooms, perfect for couples, families and even business travelers. The San Luis Resort, home to an onsite spa and conference center, sits on 32 acres. You don’t even have to leave the resort grounds to enjoy a great meal, since there are plenty of both dining and shopping options here. You won’t regret booking an ocean view room at The San Luis Resort.
The Galvestonian (Prices & Photos)
Enjoy private beach access at The Galvestonian found on Galveston Island. The Galvestonian is one of the few beachfront hotels in the city that actually offers direct access to the beach along the seawall. Since The Galvestonian is located right on the beach with private beach access, the beach here is groomed and free of seaweed. Also you don’t even have to walk to the beach to enjoy the beach views, since beachfront balconies are found in each condo. This relaxed accommodation option also features an indoor heated pool.