About Crystal Beach
Quiet, family-friendly, and scenic beyond belief, our selection of Crystal Beach vacation rentals may woo you into taking up Gulf Coast life permanently. Located on the beautiful Bolivar Peninsula, this beach getaway is a resort destination for any time of year.
Where Is Crystal Beach, TX?
Crystal Beach is a small beach community on the Bolivar Peninsula along the Gulf Coast of Texas, separated from Galveston Island by a three-mile channel; the free 18-minute ferry ride is a fabulous opportunity to watch ships pass by, and view marine wildlife. Crystal Beach is a particular draw for guests looking for a beach escape surrounded by the rugged beauty of the natural landscape, while still having access to urban attractions across the channel.
The Bolivar Peninsula
Guests pick Crystal Beach vacation rentals primarily for its access to the beautiful surroundings of Bolivar, including the 27 miles of beaches on which you can cruise in your car, or on your bike. The mild climate and gentle waters make it a great place to take the kids for boogie boarding, fishing, and crabbing. Swimming is leisurely, and relaxing is a snap.
Don't miss the historic Point Bolivar Lighthouse for a look at the island's history. Birdwatchers, brin