Crystal Beach Family Retreat: Walk to the Shore!

Crystal BeachTXUS
Sleeps 83 BR2 BA


“What happens at the whale, stays at the whale!” That’s the motto at ‘Whale of a Tale,’ a beach-themed 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental in Crystal Beach. With ample outdoor amenities, like a charcoal grill and outdoor shower, and modern indoor amenities, from Smart TVs to free WiFi, this house promises a comfortable stay. When you’re not lounging at home, venture off to explore the Galveston Seawall, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, and more - all minutes away!


  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Self Check-In
  • Deck
  • Kitchen


Location Details

BEACH ACCESS: Tidelands Subdivision (0.2 miles), Ramada Beach (0.6 miles), Crystal Beach (2.9 miles), Bolivar Flats (10.7 miles)

HISTORIC SITES: Galveston Seawall (18.4 miles), Bishop's Palace (18.4 miles), The Grand 1894 Opera House (19.2 miles), Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (19.4 miles), Galveston Railroad Museum (19.8 miles)

AREA HOT SPOTS: Smith Oaks Sanctuary (15.8 miles), Moody Mansion (19.4 miles), Galveston Fishing Pier (24.0 miles), Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston (24.3 miles), Aquarium at Moody Gardens (24.5 miles), Rainforest Pyramid (24.6 miles), Moody Gardens (24.7 miles), Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge (37.0 miles)

AIRPORTS: Scholes International Airport (24.6 miles), William P. Hobby Airport (96.4 miles)


9 reviews
  • The house is stunning inside and out it was a very short walk to the beach they provided a wagon, beach toys and chairs for the beach!


    This home is the perfect beach getaway

    Published October 13, 2022
  • Fantastic


    The house is gorgeous and well stocked. Perfect for families. We did not feel we needed a single thing while there. Booking, checking in and out were a breeze. Will definitely be back.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Sofia E
    Published October 4, 2022
  • Loved it 😍😍


    The house was exactly as shown on the website. It was amazing, clean and the owner was extremely helpful. There was lots of essentials that we didn't even think of and beach needs for us to use. We lost electricity due to unforseen circumstances, emergency power outage in the town, and he was very quick in informing us what was happening. Offered to get us things if needed as well. The whole entire stay and check in/out process was a breeze to say the least. We will definitely be coming back in the future. We loved and enjoyed it!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    LeAnn C.
    Published August 24, 2022
  • Just Book It


    LOVED this house. So pleasant. The layout of the house is perfect. It was super nice, clean, and modern. Everything well kept. We will definitely be back. We had an issue with the WiFi on our second day, and the owner was working on it within minutes. Would definitely recommend.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Karleigh D.
    Published August 4, 2022
  • Great trip and great house


    The house was spacious for our extended family trip. Clean, plenty of room, and close enough to the beach to walk. Fully stocked kitchen had everything we needed to cook throughout our stay. Would definitely come back!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Adam C.
    Published July 20, 2022
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Ages 2-12
$330 Avg. / night
Property ID: 452206
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