About Amber Sand
Keep the sand out of the car. Don’t drive – walk! Amber Sand is a beachside home located in Galveston, in one of the premier residential locations on its west end. There is a great view from the large deck with a short walk to the beach. This area is very popular due to its location bordering the beach with bay access as well.
This three bedroom (+ study) and 2 bath home was professionally renovated in fall 2014. Antique oak floors & high ceilings create a spacious living area for a large group. It sleeps 12 in beds plus large comfy sofa.
The master bedroom has a king bed, and the guest room has two new, full-size beds. The downstairs third bedroom has 2 twins and a set of twin size bunk beds making it a kids’ favorite. In addition to the study’s sleeping area has a daybed and trundle, it is a perfect place to relax with a book or a mid-day nap. All furnishings, amenities and décor create the perfect ambiance of a beach vacation home.
The large covered front deck has seating for the entire family’s outdoor entertaining & dining. As well, there is plenty of room to lay in the sun and enjoy the ocean breeze on the deck. Downstairs, the patio area is shaded with a table, benches and a charcoal grill. There is also a nice, enclosed outdoor shower to rinse off after a day at the beach.
Amber Sand has a large kitchen with all of the dishes, silverware and glasses for 12. It has Central AC, Cable TVs, DVD Players, Wii-Fi Internet, Dishwasher and Washer/Dryer. There are two kayaks and a large nylon kite to sail. Your phone will work great to search, send and receive messages since Wi-Fi is available. Amber Sand is also pet friendly.
There are neighborhood fishing piers, bay access boat launch, picnic pavilion, a beautiful swimming pool and more. We are located on a cul-de-sac street. At the neighboring marina, you have local favorite seaside restaurants with excellent fine dining and a tropical themed grill with live music and an arcade for the kids. The local pizzeria offers a great Italian selection with a total of 5 restaurants in the west end. Convenience stores, a bait shop and a small but great grocery store just down the road.
Galveston is full of activities for the whole family! The State Park is east of the neighborhood for nature and bird lovers, with a coastal birding trail and abundance of water fowl. You will have restaurants for every taste and occasion to choose from. Moody Gardens offers Rainforest Pyramid exhibits, seasonal festivities, an IMAX 3D Theater, Discovery Museum and the tropical Palm Beach waterpark. A very popular & top rated golf course is located at Moody Gardens as well.
Flight & railroad museums are a couple of the many tours are available on the historic island. Impressive shows and concerts can be enjoyed at the Grand 1894 Opera House and at local festivals! Music venues, restaurants and bars have live music as well! Pleasure Pier is Galveston’s new, over-the-water theme park! Schlitterbahn waterpark is open year round as well for use of the indoor pool. There are Surfing outfitters with lessons, boat and jet-ski rentals, guided fishing trips, paddle boat and bike rentals, parasailing and bi-plane flights to keep everyone entertained!
The Historic District offers unique shops, upscale restaurants, art galleries, historic home tours and live music. Don't forget the Stand for Shopping and a walk onboard the tall ship Elissa. If you are an antique person, there are several good shops, offering yet another excursion!