Best Beach Houses & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Galveston with Private Pools

Located on Galveston Island, the city of Galveston is situated off the Gulf Coast about 45 minutes from Houston. It's a popular destination in part because of the large number of cruise ships that depart from here. This is also a popular spot for Houston residents to purchase beach houses.

The city has a number of fun activities and attractions that are fun for families and vacationers. The Historic Pleasure Pier has amusement rides and restaurants. There are also several beaches and parks worth exploring near town.

Galveston has a number of VRBO vacation rentals. If you're looking for an option with a private pool, below are some of our favorites.

Airbnb & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Galveston with Private Pools

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Galveston, Texas
This stunning private estate is truly one of a kind. The 7400 sq ft property sits on 13 acres of land that includes ponds where you can fish and a beautiful private swimming pool. Inside there's a chef's kitchen, a bunk room for the kids, and a pool room. There are 7 bedrooms in total and space for up to 28 guests. This is the perfect option for group events, family reunions, and larger gatherings. The house is also just a couple of minutes from the beach.

The private swimming pool is a true highlight. It's a saltwater pool that kids an adults alike will enjoy.


Galveston, Texas
This historic island home is a beautiful vacation rental in Galveston. It has 5-bedrooms and 3-bathrooms and is filled with character. This place will quickly feel like a home away from home.

The swimming pool and beautiful backyard are a highlight of the property. The lagoon style pool is the perfect place to hang out. You can wake up and enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast outside.

Inside, each bedroom offers a comfortable place to relax. You'll find king-sized beds in 3 of the bedrooms, which is a nice luxury. If you just want to eat in, the fully-equipped kitchen will let you cook all of your meals. There's also plenty of space in the living room and dining room as well.

Guests will enjoy the ultimate beach vacation with this house. A grill, parking, internet, and a garage are also included. This is also a pet-friendly option.


Galveston, Texas
Visitors love this property and it is well reviewed with a fantastic rating. It's a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house that can fit up to 14 people. It makes great option for groups or several families traveling together. The private swimming pool is nice and the location is convenient.

All of the bedrooms are nicely furnished. One bedroom has a king-sized bed and several other rooms have queen beds. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need such as a microwave, dishwasher, and stove. Everyone can spread out in the living room, dining room, and porch, too. And more amenities are found here such as games, a grill, and parking.

If you love vacationing with your dog, you'll appreciate that is a pet-friendly property as well. Add this one to your list of favorites!


Galveston , Galveston County, Texas
A popular vacation rental in Galveston County is this roomy 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom house that has room for up to 8 people. There's plenty of space here for the whole family or group to hang out.

The private pool is a great place for kids and adults alike to hang out. The property is also close to the beach. Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier are also very close by. Definitely consider this option, as it has hundreds of reviews from previous guests, earning it a great rating.

The 3 bedrooms are nicely laid out so everyone can sleep comfortably. There's a king-sized bed in one bedroom and a queen in another. There are also bunk beds in one of the bedrooms for the kids. It's also a pet-friendly option, so bring your furry friend!


Galveston, Texas
This house is a popular option in Galveston, as it has 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. With room for so many people, this spacious house is a nice option for families traveling together. All of the bedrooms offer everything that guests could need. With a king-sized bed in the master, plus queen beds in other bedrooms, everyone will be comfortable. For those who enjoy cooking, there's a full kitchen. There's also a nice living room, dining room, and porch where you can spread out.

The swimming pool at this house is is the perfect place to cool off. This property is also located conveniently close to the beach. And more amenities are found here such as games, a grill, parking, and internet. And you can bring the furry members of the family, as this place is pet-friendly.

This is a comfortable option for anyone headed to Galveston.


Galveston , Galveston County, Texas
With room for up to 13 people, this is a 4-bedroom beach house that makes for a perfect Galveston vacation rental. The pool is a fantastic addition to the house that everyone will enjoy. This house also has a nice location near the beach.

As for the interior, this house has all of the comforts you need. You can either go out to eat or just stay in and cook all of your meals in the kitchen. All of the bedrooms are nicely furnished. There's a king-sized bed in one bedroom and a queen in another. The children will love the bunk beds found in several bedrooms, too. This house also has a living room, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. This place is just the right size for a large family getaway. You'll also find amenities such as internet and a grill.

If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great house.


Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
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