Life's A Beach

3 2 8 Gilchrist, Texas

** SPECIAL-Provided with each rental, 2 FREE PASSES to the heated swim up bar/pool at Margaritaville on the peninsula. Valid through 12/31/24. Not valid during holidays. **
Life's a Beach is a newly built 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, plus a loft home, that sleeps 8. This cozy home is located in The Villas at Roll Over Bay, in Gilchrist. The open concept living and kitchen area will make you feel right at home. The kitchen is stocked with all the necessities you would need to prepare meals for your family. The island bar, provides food prep area as well as seating. In the living room, you'll find comfortable seating for everyone to relax and visit. This home is equipped with Wifi so that you can stay connected to all your devices, as well as stream your favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV.
Outside on the oversized deck, you will have a view of beautiful sunrises, sunsets, and the beach. You will enjoy dining and relaxing on the deck at the picnic table and raised deck chairs. (Not in the Photos) This neighborhood also has a newly built playground and a swimming pool area that is available for your use. (Please follow all rules when using these facilities. There will not be life guards on duty at the pool area. )
When the waves start calling, you are just 300 yards from the shore! You can access the beach via walking, golf cart ride, or vehicle. After a fun day playing in the sand, return to your cabin, rinse off in the outdoor shower, and grill something scrumptious on the charcoal grill.
**Even when provided, internet access/satellite TV/cell service can be UNRELIABLE on the BOLIVAR PENINSULA. We are a rural community and weather sensitive. We apologize, but Bolivar Escapes CANNOT GUARANTEE that these amenities WILL BE WORKING during your stay, and CANNOT OFFER REFUNDS for disruption of these services.**

We provide linens and bath towels in every house and standard beds are made for your arrival. Paper products and cleaning supplies are not included.
There is a starter pack consisting of the items below, please bring anything else you will need:
1 roll of paper towels
3 white kitchen trash bags
2 dishwasher tab (if applicable)
2 laundry tab (if applicable)
1 sponge
1 small dish soap
2 roll toilet paper per toilet
Small bar hand soap
Don't forget the beach towels, bug spray and sunscreen! Enjoy parasailing, sunset cruises, putt-putt, swim up bars, etc., on our beautiful peninsula!
This home might have an outdoor camera(s) to monitor the exterior of the home. Any attempt at disabling, redirecting or obscuring the camera(s) is prohibited and may result in the guest being evicted without refund of outstanding nights’ rents.
If a home has a lift or elevator, it is not for renter use unless otherwise stated in comments or with permission from Bolivar Escapes.
Please note, the mapping may be off on some properties. Please double check with us for the location. All of our homes are located at Crystal Beach/Port Bolivar/Gilchrist. Not Galveston.

Indoor

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bed Linens
  • Towels
  • Central Air/Heat
  • Heating
  • Pack & Play Travel Crib
  • Iron & Ironing Board

Kitchen/Dining

  • Dining Table
  • Cooking Basics
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Dishes, Utensils, Cookware
  • Crock Pot
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen Island

Essentials

  • Parking
  • Hot Water
  • Private Entrance
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Basics
  • Wireless Internet

Other Features

  • Washer
  • Parking (4 cars)
  • Contactless Check In/Check Out
  • Beach Access Stickers for Vehicle, ATV, or Golf Cart $10 each
  • All towels and linens washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/1
  • Dryer
  • No Pets

Outdoor

  • Charcoal Grill
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Picnic Table
  • Vehicle Accessibility to Beach
  • Golf Cart Accessibility to Beach

Entertainment

  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Smart TV

Bathroom Features

  • Hair Dryer
  • Bath Tub/Shower Combo

Home Safety

  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector

Location

  • Private Entrance
  • Crystal Beach
  • Beach View
  • Bay View
  • Bayside

Facility

  • Free Parking

Attractions

  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Water Parks
  • Historic
  • Petting Zoo
  • Escape Room
  • Helicopter Rides
  • Sunset Sailing
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Concerts
  • karaoke
  • Paramotor Tandem Flights
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Traveling Tiki Rentals
  • Dolphin Watch
  • Bird Sanctuary

Leisure

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping

Local

  • Fitness Center

Sports

  • Cycling
  • DeepSea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Bay
  • Fishing - Surf
  • Para-gliding
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Paddle Boarding
  • kayaking

Beach Access

  • Vehicle Access
  • Golf Cart Access

Bedroom1

Sleeps: 2

1 King

With bath Attached

Bedroom 2

Sleeps: 2

1 King

With Bathroom Attached

Loft

Sleeps: 2

1 Queen

Upstairs Loft

Sleeps: 2

1 Sofa Bed

LEAVE A REVIEW
August 6, 2023 - Airbnb

Beautiful beach views!

by Ronald

Great, newly built home that is a short walk to the beach. Host is very responsive. If you're a Tesla owner, make sure you bring your 14-50 Plug, they have a 50 AMP plug so you don't have to worry about charging while on the island!

July 14, 2023 - Airbnb

Beautiful beach views!

by Veronica

Great place for a family weekend away, a short walk to the beach.

July 7, 2023 - Airbnb

Beautiful beach views!

by Carl

Had a great stay here! Clean, quiet, and comfortable, beach access right across the street. Nice wrap around porch with ocean view. Would definitely stay again!

July 4, 2023 - Manual Entry

Beautiful beach views!

by Oscar

Very satisfied with everything.

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