A short term rental home on Galveston Island

3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths Sleeps 12

Cozy getaway just blocks from the Bay and the Beach

The Blue Crab is located in quiet Jamaica Beach, Texas on Galveston Island. A short drive across to the beach or a nice family stroll to the bay. You'll get relaxing views of the sunset from the deck and the covered patio. With beds to sleep up to 12 and a fully stocked house, we've got your vacation covered.

This is a family-owned rental. We've been vacationing on Galveston Island for almost 40 years. We hope you can build some great memories staying here.

Ocean Waves

Galveston Island

  • Home to 4 Historic Districts on the National Register of Historic Places, 3 National Historic Landmarks and 1,500 Historic Buildings
  • The first city in Texas to have gas powered lights
  • The oldest medical college in Texas founded in 1891
  • Before the Great Storm of 1900 Galveston was the 2nd richest city in the United States


  • Galveston has 14 museums and historic homes open to the public
  • The Galveston Cruise Port is home to 14 different cruise ships throughout the year
  • Moody Gardens includes a Rainforest Pyramid, IMAX 3D Theater, Palm Beach, Discovery Museum, Ridefilm Theater and Aquarium Pyramid
  • Close to the San Jacinto Battleground Battle Site


  • Galveston Island is a barrier reef averaging 2 miles in width and 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches
  • Gulf, Beach, Bay and Offshore fishing available (check the local licensing requirements)
  • Galveston Island State Park offers swimming, fishing, picnicking, hiking, biking, paddling trails and a nature center



Master Bedroom

The upstairs Master has a king size adjustable bed and 2 bunk beds. This bedroom connects directly to the upstairs shared bathroom. There is a large closet and each room has its own television.

Secondary Bedroom

The upstairs secondary room has a queen size adjustable bed with a television and wardrobe to store your clothes. We also feature a fold out sofa bed in the family room. The shared bathroom is just steps away.

Bunk House Room

Downstairs we have a queen size bed and 4 additional built in bunks if your group requires more space. This room connects with the downstairs laundry and half bath. The outdoor shower is just around the corner and the indoor shower upstairs.

Common Areas

Living room

Cozy living room with sectional sleeper sofa and comfy chairs will give you plenty of seating for hanging out and relaxing.

Outdoor Spaces

The upstairs deck is partially covered and overlooks the fenced in yard. Downstairs is a covered patio area with picnic table, swing, and outdoor shower.

Kitchen and Dining Area

Fully stocked kitchen with appliances like a microwave and Keurig coffee maker, dishes and cookware. The bar height table seats up to 6 or spread out a bit and use the bar counter for more space.


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