The Gulf Coast of Texas is home to a number of charming cities offering luxury accommodations. If you choose to stay in one of Texas’ 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, Galveston Hotel Galvez & Spa
Hotel Galvez & Spa

Hotel Galvez & Spa, Galveston

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, on-site spa and ocean views from almost every room, you can enjoy your time inside before exploring Galveston’s top attractions. 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, South Padre My Sapphire South Padre
My Sapphire South Padre

My Sapphire, South Padre

For those looking for great accommodations 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, South Padre La Copa Inn Beach Hotel
La Copa Inn Beach Hotel

La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, South Padre

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 family-friendly hotspots like 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, South Padre Peninsula Island Resort & Spa
Peninsula Island Resort & Spa

Peninsula Island Resort & Spa, South Padre

This resort in South Padres offers guests a nice walkway directly to the beach. With such great amenities, such as an on-site 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, Galveston The San Luis Resort, Galveston
The San Luis Resort, Galveston

The San Luis Resort, Galveston

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, Galveston Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas

The Galvestonian, Galveston

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. The Galvestonian is located right on the beach with private beach access, and 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.