Quality Time - The open, airy great room is large enough to accommodate the whole family, and company too. The sofa is an especially comfortable spot for stretching out and watching TV… or treating yourself to a nap.Serenity - As you're sitting out on the balcony savoring the views, you may want to pinch yourself. We promise you aren't dreaming!Designed for Maximum Comfort - Inside and out, every element was designed and built with your comfort in mind.Gather in the Living Room For a Movie Night! - Pop a few bowls of popcorn, put a movie in, and settle in for a fun family night. The TV keeps the group entertained any time of year!Living Room - The open floor plan allows you to see the views, watch a little TV or plan your day’s activities. Just sink into the sofa and you will see beauty everywhere you look.Cozy Dining for Two - This adorable little dining table has seating for two! Enjoy a meal after a long day of fun!We Have A Mini Kitchen - If you decide you want to eat in our mini kitchen will have all the necessities!Take Out? - Who wants take out when you can create your own Top Chef recipes right here!Suite Dreams - Once you step inside the sumptuous primary suite, you might never want to leave. Go ahead, turn in early and skip the alarm clock: You’re on vacation, after all!Late Night TV - The flat-screen TV in your bedroom is perfectly situated for late night viewing. Take in a few minutes of your favorite show before you drift off to dreamland.Pristine Bathroom - Fresh bath towels will be waiting for you when you arrive. If you want to shower as your first order of business, you can.Hallway Bunk - Have a sleepover! Kids will feel like they are on their own summer camp adventure, and adults can relive childhood memories in this cozy bed.Picture Perfect - The view from the balcony of >PROPERTY< could befit any postcard! Come see it for yourself.Tranquility - Imagine relaxing out here while the sun is setting, enjoying quality time with friends and family before turning in for the night. It's the perfect spot!Easy Living - Take a moment for yourself to sit in one of the relaxing porch chairs and breathe in deeply of the fresh salty sea air, cool beverage in hand.RELAXING POOLS AND HOT TUBRELAXING POOLS AND HOT TUBHEATED POOLHEATED POOLLOUNGING BY THE POOLBEACH VIEWS!LAUNDRY FACILITYPARKING AREAPARKING AREAENTRANCEBeautiful Beaches Await You - Kick your shoes off and enjoy a stroll along the gorgeous coastline as the waves tickle your toes.Kick Back, Relax, and Enjoy - Do your days tend to be filled with work, chores, and errands? Not here! Your only job at is to have fun.Visit the Local Shops - Whether you like spending vacation at the pool or in town shopping, you can have it all in Galveston.Beach Fun - Enjoy some fun in the sun while spending quality time with friends and family!

Casa del Mar 172 - The Sandbox

5.00/5 (1)

5.00/5 | 1 reviews

Cozy condo, 2 sparkling pools + community grills + beach across the street
1 BR | 1 Full Bath | Sleeps 6 | Gulf View
Galveston, TX


Property type
Gulf View View
Gulf Front Proximity
Pool - Community Amenity

Where you'll be


Just across the street from the warm waters and white sugar sands of the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll be close to many area attractions and delicious dining options when you stay at Casa Del Mar 172-The Sandbox. Walk down to the renowned, mural-cov...
Just across the street from the warm waters and white sugar sands of the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll be close to many area attractions and delicious dining options when you stay at Casa Del Mar 172-The Sandbox.

Walk down to the renowned, mural-covered Galveston Seawall; at 10 miles, it boasts the title of Largest Continuous Sidewalk in the world. Walk, bike or skate the Seawall and explore local beaches like Babe’s Beach as well as local shops and dining. Float your cares away or take the plunge down one of the many waterslides at Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Learn about marine life and see tuxedo penguins up-close at the Moody Gardens Aquarium. Enjoy nostalgic thrill rides and old-fashioned midway games over the Gulf of Mexico at Pleasure Pier. Reel in that big catch off the Galveston Fishing Pier or rent surfboards and learn how to hang ten with a beginner’s class. Start your day with homemade donuts from Home Cut Donuts. Casual family-friendly dinner fare is served up at The Spot or grab a cold, local brew at Galveston Island Brewing.

When you stay at The Sandbox, you’ll enjoy Casa Del Mar’s delightful amenities against a backdrop of lush landscaping. Cool off with a dip in one of the two sparkling pools or enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub. Cook up hotdogs and hamburgers on one of the community BBQ grills and enjoy a family lunch at the picnic tables or grill up that fresh catch for dinner. Make use of the onsite coin-operated laundry and have clean clothes every day of your trip.

Bright and cheerful, this one-bedroom, one-bath vacation condo is ideal for your next getaway to the beaches of Galveston.

Strech out on the sofa and relax in the living room...the perfect spot to catch your favorite show on the large flat screen TV or enjoy an afternoon nap after a day on the beach. Grab a good book and curl up in the cozy chair by the sliding glass doors or head out to the balcony and revel in the fresh, salty air. Free WiFi lets you stay connected and stream music, surf the internet or check your email on your tablet or laptop.

The compact kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, cookware and utensils. Prepare a hearty breakfast before a fun-filled day on the water or craft sandwiches and snacks for your cooler. Grab a casual seat at the bar counter or enjoy a dinner for two at the table.

With a king-size bed in the primary bedroom, built-in twin-over-twin bunkbeds perfect for kids and a full-size sleeper sofa, your party of six will enjoy a great night’s sleep at The Sandbox. Stocked with plenty of towels for everyone, the full bath lets you choose between a quick rinse or long soak with the combination tub and shower.

Stop dreaming of a fun getaway to Galveston and book Casa Del Mar 172, The Sandbox today!

Please note: events, parties, or guests attending prom are prohibited at this home, as well as any type of large gathering with guests not listed on the reservation's Guest Registration or exceeding the maximum occupancy. These provisions are strictly enforced by Ryson Vacation Rentals, and GARM (Galveston Association of Rental Managers) security. If you have any questions, please contact Ryson.


Ryson partners exclusively with Gulf Coast Concierge to make your time on the island unforgettable! Gulf Coast Concierge understands it's the little things that count. Create your own adventures with beach gear and golf cart rentals, a sunset cruise or a bonfire and smores on the beach. Gulf Coast Concierge also offers fishing charters, photo sessions, and a variety of in-home services. If you can dream it, we will do our best to make it happen!


Ryson, established in 2006, is the largest local vacation rental provider on Galveston Island, offering close to 300 vacation rentals, including Ryson's Luxury Collection, in-house maintenance, housekeeping, inspection, laundry and property management. Ryson’s team of Vacation Planners are Certified Tourism Ambassadors and more than happy to work with guests interested in renting multiple homes, as they offer expansive local knowledge and know Ryson's vacation homes.

GVR # 06822


Gulf View
Ocean View
Water View
Full View
Beach View
Beach Front
Water Front
Beach Access
Ocean Front
Gulf Front
Across From Beach
Pool - Community
Property Features
Linens Provided
Smoke Detector
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
Iron & Ironing Board
Wireless Internet
TV (s)
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Dishes and Utensils
Ice Maker
Mini Fridge
Bath Towels Provided
Resort/Shared Amenities
Nearby Activities
Medical Services
Jet Ski Rentals
Miniature Golf
Fishing - Pier
Water Parks

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Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 10:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 21

Pet policy: No Pets Allowed

  • Within 45 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.