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Excellent location - across from Babe's Beach!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,126 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom/2 bathroom first floor unit

This tastefully decorated 2 bedroom/2 bathroom, front row condo, located on the first floor, offers excellent views of The Gulf of Mexico and a lagoon style pool in one of Galveston's premiere condominiums. Babe's Beach is directly across 3005. When checking competition, be sure to compare square footage of units. Condos at The Dawn are much larger than those at the majority of other condominiums.

The layout of this unit offers privacy between the two master-like suites. Each bedroom has a large walk in closet with water views from all windows. Front bedroom has a view of the Gulf, second bedroom has a view of the lagoon pool. Living room area contains a sleeper sofa. The updated kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances contains everything you should need for your stay.

Laminate wood flooring was installed in both bedrooms and closets during November 2017. Free wi-fi! Extra security in a gated community! Fenced, grassy area steps away from covered patio. A covered picnic area with grills has been added by the lagoon style pool.

HOA requires a parking permit which is purchased through the office - $20 per vehicle for the length of your stay. Wristbands provided for use of pools and exercise room.

Please note that the standard rate will apply for all holidays with a 3 day minimum.

If you are looking for more room for a larger group, or want to be in a quieter area of Galveston, check out our newest rental property - vrbo 284798 - 4 bedroom/ 3 1/2 bathroom canal home on the West End.

More Details

Carey Graham
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Carey Graham

Denis and I have been on Galveston Island over 20 years. We became full time residents in 2011 and believe that Galveston is a hidden treasure. The condo at The Dawn is our second rental in Galveston. If you are looking for a home for a larger group, please check out our canal home on the west end (284798).

Carey Graham purchased this condo in 2012

Why Carey Graham chose Galveston Island

Galveston is a thriving community with many amenities to offer travelers. The Dawn just 'felt right' to us with the location, larger units and well kept grounds.

What makes this condo unique

Close to everything Galveston has to offer! This unit is 1/2 mile from 61st fishing pier. Easy access to Schlitterbahn, Moody Gardens, The Pleasure Pier and The Strand.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Galveston Island, Texas

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1126 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • House best sleeps 4 adults with up to 4 children.
  • A full refund (less any fees held by VRBO) will be issued if a replacement rental can be found for the same dates.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite countertop
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Granite counter top
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large walk-in closet, view of the lagoon style pool.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , View of The Gulf of Mexico, walk-in closet
  • Sleeper sofa in living room. Crib size mattress located in second bedroom closet, along with a pack and play. Please provide your own linens, if you choose to use either.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • porch/lanai
  • long term renters welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Excellent location - across from Babe's Beach!!!
average rating of 4.946429 based on 56 reviews

Great place for our family

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very clean, just as described. Right across from the beach, very nice pools, great layout for our family and lots of room for our party of 5. The communication with the owner to get in and out was very easy. If we come back to Galveston, it's a place we'd come back to.

  • Submitted: 25-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a great review. After looking at condos in several complexes, the spacious layout sold us on this unit at The Dawn. We are happy to hear that the location also worked well for your family. We hope to have you return in the near future.
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Fantastic view of the sun rise

  • 5 of 5

Great place and location to events

  • Submitted: 8-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that you and your group enjoyed your time on the island during the Lone Star Rally. The bar high balcony chairs on the patio are the perfect place to sit and watch the beautiful sunrises over Babe's Beach! Thanks for taking the time to write a 5 star review.
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. So happy we came and can't wait to plan our next trip!!

  • Submitted: 4-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very fortunate that Hurricane Harvey left minimum damage to our island and appreciate you coming to relax during the aftermath of the storm. Glad to hear that you were able to enjoy the stay and look forward to you returning!
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice experience. Great location to everything and condo had everything to make the stay comfortable!

  • Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When stocking our condo, my intention was to make visitors feel right at home. If guests find anything lacking, we are close by and can take care of most issues that might arise. We appreciate you taking the time to write a good review!
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great location, comfortable and relaxing envioronment. We enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Access was easy to get into and we felt very secured with the complex being gated. The pools were very relaxing and inviting. Condo was comfortable for three adults and 3 kids. We stayed for 4 days and had plenty to do . The Trolly stop is in front of the complex and since it was free all summer long it gave us lot of options to visit several different attractions with out paying extra for parking. Also, Babe's Beach is directly across from where we are staying and even had a life guard on duty. Very family friendly place. I definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: 9-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice recommendation on our condo at The Dawn. The beautiful pools and well kept landscaping attracted us to The Dawn from the beginning. We hope you choose to return on future visits to Galveston!
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Galveston Trip

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our family of four. We were right in the middle of lots of attractions. The trolley that took people up and down the main areas was great! The owners were very helpful and very responsive with any question we may have had. The condo development was clean and the pools and fitness center were awesome! We had a great trip!

  • Submitted: 9-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to hear that you and your family took advantage of the trolley system that runs around the island. Galveston has so much to offer and this is an excellent way to travel around while leaving own vehicle safely parked in gated area of The Dawn.
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Car: recommended

The Dawn Condominiums are ideally located to enjoy all the amenities Galveston has to offer. A few miles from Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, and the Pleasure Pier.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Galveston Island, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2018
Apr 3 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$89.33
Damage Deposit C$255.22

15% hotel taxes apply on rentals less than 30 days, $70 cleaning fee for all rentals.

HOA requires parking permits - $20 each vehicle. Eight wristbands to use ammenities are provided. Permits and wristbands must be obtained at The Dawn office upon your arrival or next morning, if office is closed on your arrival.

Standard rates apply for holidays, Mardi Gras and Lone Star Rally - 3 night minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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