5 Crystal Beach Getaways for Any Traveler

No matter how you like to vacation, the Bolivar Peninsula is a must-visit destination for every type of traveler. Whether you’re visiting in a small or large group, or if you’re visiting on or off the weekends, plan your getaway for a place that is prepared for anyone and everyone! Read more to learn about the best Crystal Beach Getaways! 

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The Different Kinds of Crystal Beach Getaways

Weekend Getaways

A quick, weekend-long beach trip can be exactly what you need to destress from a long week at work. There’s a wide array of vacation rentals available through Swedes Real Estate that are right on the beach, which would all you to pack your short amount of time chock full of time relaxing by the crashing waves. Or if you want to head more inland, there’s a plethora of activities and places for you to visit when you are only able to make it to Galveston Bay for a quick trip. 

Midweek Getaways

You never want to forget about your unused PTO at work, plus there are several more advantages to making a midweek getaway to Crystal Beach! You can often save money with midweek’s lower rates, plus there are smaller crowds across Crystal Beach. Cheaper booking and shorter lines for all the best activities around Galveston Bay add up to a great break from the daily grind! 

Family Getaways

Crystal Beach is one of the best family-friendly beach getaways in the U.S.! When you bring the little ones along for the trip, they will be able to enjoy vacation fun all the same as you. Some of the best excursions for the family are Baywatch Dolphin Tours, the Anahuac National Wildlife Preserve, Schlitterbahn Water Park, and Fort Travis Seashore Park. Combining these fun, kid-friendly activities create a great mix of education and fun that caters to the whole family!  

Large Family Getaways

One of the best uses of our spacious and comfortable vacation rentals is for a family reunion! When you are bringing more than just you and kids along, you’ll have access to some of our largest vacation rentals, which can sleep upwards of 34 people (sounds like an impressively large family!). A Sea Glass Estate, Amazing Grace, and Pirate’s Cove are currently our three largest rental homes, but you can always sort our list by quantity of bedrooms to see what the top-ranking homes are at any given time! 

Couple Getaways

Trips with the entire family can be blast, but sometimes you are just looking for an intimate time together with the one you love most! Luckily, our list of rentals has enough range to host everything from the largest family reunion to a getaway just for two. Once you arrive, there are plenty of romantic activities to take part in. Take a stroll down the beach together at sunrise or sunset. Attend a concert at the Bolivar Beach Club. Or maybe you’re ready to tie the knot and you want a beautiful beach wedding! 

Foodie Getaways

Crystal Beach is home to some of the best places to grab a bite! With tons of local and unique restaurants to choose from, you will have no problem finding a new spot for all 3 meals of the day. Some of the best selections are Mosquito Cafe to start your day, some authentic Texan BBQ at Leon’s for a hefty lunch, and a waterfront dinner at Stingaree Restaurant & Marina. 

Complete your Crystal Beach Getaway with Swedes Real Estate

One of the biggest perks of booking with a vacation rental agency is that you gain the ability to choose the type of home that suits you best! If you’re looking for a getaway on the beach, you can choose one of the homes just a walk away. If you’re looking for a vacation with a large group, you can choose a home with a larger capacity. We’ve got you covered across a wide selection of varying and unique homes to fit whatever vacation you choose! Browse our long list of amazing vacation rental homes and get started on planning your vacation to Crystal Beach!