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Surfside Beach

Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
+1 281-732-8800
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Catching rays on Surfside Beach on July 1

The beach is really pretty with fine, light tan sand but very few shells. It was super hot but the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
kcruze
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The Woodlands, Texas
NIce to find a family friendly beach

We go to this Texas beach because we have always found it clean and available. We usually go during... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
richardsP2141XI
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Ft. Worth, Tx, United States
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“great beach” (20 reviews)
“nice surf” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Bluewater Highway, Surfside Beach, TX
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+1 281-732-8800
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The beach is really pretty with fine, light tan sand but very few shells. It was super hot but the breeze off the gulf helped a lot. Walked out from the Oceanview hotel at 7:AM and access, the views, and places to stake our claim...More

3  Thank kcruze
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We go to this Texas beach because we have always found it clean and available. We usually go during the week. Usually get better hotel rates and their are smaller crowds during the week. Even the one time we went on the weekend for an...More

2  Thank richardsP2141XI
Reviewed 3 July 2017

It was still raining from tropical storm cindy out in the gulf, so I can't really give more than a fair review. There was only one porta potty at the entrance. There was trash on the beach. Not a lot else to do there. The...More

1  Thank jdconrad73
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This was our third trip to Surfside Beach but our first using Beach Resort Services (BRS). We rented the Sea Witch property. On our first full day there the deck collapsed under me, causing me to twist my ankle. Thankfully I was able to catch...More

14  Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely The best beach in TX. Was kept clean and seaweed was cleaned up. A lot of people fishing but were respectful of the swimmers. My family will only be visiting Surfside from now on.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I couldn't imagine the mess I saw after the weekend at Surfside Beach......trash, coolers, plastic bags, people going to the bathroom where ever they could due to no porta johns?!!!!!! The amount of trash left behind and during our outing could not be believed by...More

7  Thank WOWFACTORVACA
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We paid $12 to drive through crowds of people and other cars without even finding a spot to park. We finally gave up and left. It was just one big party spot with people drinking, pitching tents that hindered the flow of traffic and people...More

4  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Long stretch of sandy beach. Less crowded than Galveston. Great surf for paddle boarding or long board surfing. Also great for kiddos of all ages.

3  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was a fun beach party experience just down the road from the Marriott and next to Reflections listening to the cool sounds by DJ Self, enjoying the shaded areas for wonderful breezes. This is another beautiful beach to enjoy.

2  Thank CBH487
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I used to love to go to Surfside, it reminded me of Galveston when I was a child. Unspoiled and family friendly. I went that Saturday nite around 6pm. I was first surprised at the amount of tents I noted from to road on my...More

11  Thank Kathy J
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Nearby Attractions
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Laura B
7 October 2017|
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Response from Maritsa1215 | Reviewed this property |
I thought I had answered it. While we went in summer when school is out and people are vacationing, even then I didn't find it crowded at all!
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kentrell n
23 August 2017|
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Response from 369geico | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no recommandation as I never rent a beach house there. but if I had to stay I woiuld ask a quote at the Ocean Village Hotel located right on the beach for some of their rooms, it is also the place of the... More
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Nancy W
11 June 2017|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
The jetties seem to be the best catching spot.
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