Jamaica Beach Vacation Rentals

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Make Jamaica Beach your next getaway

Once just a weekend playground, Jamaica Beach has since turned into one of Galveston Island's finest suburbs. Our Jamaica Beach rentals offer glorious views of the West Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, plus quick beach access, and a neighborhood feel that is both welcoming and serene. Vacasa is excited to offer Texas vacation rentals here in Jamaica Beach!

Located 15 miles from Galveston, and an hour and a half away from Houston, this small town in the middle of the island is the perfect distance from the hustle and bustle, and offers island-goers more of a locals' experience than they might find at some of the nearby resorts.

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Jamaica Beach vacation rentals for every getaway

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Sunset Bay & Canal
3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 10

Sunset Bay & Canal - Jamaica Beach, TX

$202 avg / night
Jamaica Beach Memories
3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 9 (8 Adults Max)

Jamaica Beach Memories - Jamaica Beach, TX

$724 avg / night
Jamaica Me Happy
3 Bed | 1.5 Bath | Sleeps 8

Jamaica Me Happy - Jamaica Beach, TX

$249 avg / night
The Wet Mermaid
4 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 16

The Wet Mermaid - Jamaica Beach, TX

$630 avg / night
Cottage on the Canal
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 7 (5 Adults Max)

Cottage on the Canal - Jamaica Beach, TX

$282 avg / night

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Recent Jamaica Beach vacation rental reviews

Love staying in Jamacia Beach and will be back again soon. This particular property needs some maintenance attention but suitable.
Clay E. | Jul 2024
We loved the house and the neighborhood. Our family enjoyed fishing, crabbing, floating, and swimming in the canals. The sunsets were spectacular over the water in the evening. The house was comfortable, clean, and had mostly everything that we needed. The boat dock area was our favorite place to hang out with our family. There are many barnacles on the dock ladder so be careful when exiting the water because they are really sharp. The only negative that I can really think of is the carpet and furniture staining from allowing pets.
Christy M. | Jul 2024
We absolutely enjoyed the house! The upstairs porch was such a great place to enjoy morning coffee and visit! The pool was perfect! The staff arrived two times in our week long stay and cleaned the pool and hot tub thoroughly! We found ourselves spending lots of time beside the pool! The neighbors were great! No complaints on music or such as noted in the other comments. However, we did respect the quiet time of 10PM where we moved upstairs to hang out! The check out was easy and clean up was a minimal check list as required by owners. Things you may want to pack is a few essential kitchen items, foil pans, a pot or two, and maybe a baking sheet! Other than that this house was amazing for us! We will book again for sure! Also, for longer stays we would recommend a golf cart rental! The beach is close but not walking distance for younger children or if you’re lugging a lot of items to the beach. 😁
Adam F. | Jun 2024
Jamaica Beach Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 130 of our Jamaica Beach homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 334 of our Jamaica Beach vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Jamaica Beach vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Jamaica Beach team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Jamaica Beach, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Jamaica Beach Tourism 

Guests of our Jamaica Beach rentals get full access to the water on all sides: the Regatta Basin Public Boat Ramp leads guest out to the West Bay, and Jamaica Beach's public stretch of sand is wonderfully family-friendly. Visit Galveston Island State Park for hiking, bird watching, unsupervised swimming, and camping. Jamaica Beach Swimming Pool is a hot spot in the summertime - beat that Texas heat no matter where you are! 

Attractions Near Jamaica Beach

Get your city fix over in Galveston, just a 25-minute drive away - visit the Strand for art galleries and fabulous eateries, or enjoy local attractions like Moody Gardens and the Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park. 

Our pretty Jamaica Beach rentals bring Island Time to you in a local package - a quieter, simpler destination, with all the perks of the big city right next door. 

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