Easy Access - The living room provides quick and easy access to the patio where you can sit and enjoy your surroundings.Pool Perfection  - When you stay at Diamond Beach 614-A Shore Thing, you have access to the indoor pool. Rain or shine, you can always take a dip!Coffee Anyone? - Pull up a stool to the breakfast bar and drink a morning cup of joe. It’s a great place to plan your day’s activities, gather your wits, and get ready for more quality time!Where the Fun Starts - From the moment you arrive at Diamond Beach 614-A Shore Thing, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your precious vacation days to the full.Experience Easy Living at Diamond Beach 614-A Shore Thing - This extravagant vacation home is the ultimate embodiment of luxury, comfort, and design!Luxuriate on the King-size Bed - You might find yourself drifting to sleep the moment you stretch out on the king-size bed. In the morning you’re sure to wake up refreshed and raring to go.After The Sun Has Set, Relax with Some TV - After a day on the beach, turn on the TV and catch up with your favorite TV shows and movies.Relax and float the Amazing Lazy RiverQuality Time - The open, airy great room is large enough to accommodate the whole family, and company too. The leather sectional is an especially comfortable spot for stretching out and watching TV… or treating yourself to a nap.Serving Six - The dining room table can seat six guests, and there is plenty of open space so everyone can be part of the dinnertime conversation without anyone feeling left out.Dinner Time! - Enjoy a meal with your crew! Lots of bonding time will be had at this table.Perfect for Couples! - Just the right amount of space so you're never too far from each other during a romantic beach getaway! The living room, dining room, and kitchen are an open floor design!Take Out? - Who wants take out when you can create your own Top Chef recipes right here!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.Getting Ready For The Day -  You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home in this bathroom, it makes getting ready each day quick and easy.A Hot Shower Awaits - Whether you spent the day hitting up the beach or the pool, a long hot shower awaits you at the end of an enjoyable day in the sun!Spend Time By Yourself - The bedroom is well-suited to meet your needs for rest and relaxation.Late Night TV - Can’t sleep? No problem. Just turn on some late night TV and you’ll be drifting off to dreamland in no time.Take a Rinse! - Getting that early morning shower will be a memorable experience in this bathroom.Washer and Dryer - Feel free to pack light! With the convenience of a washer and dryer, you won't have to worry about overstuffing your suitcase on this vacation!Blue Ocean, Blue Pool, Blue Sky; Oh My! - Having the blues isn't a problem at Diamond Beach 614-A Shore Thing. It means you're enjoying a beach vacation!Diamond Beach PoolDiamond Beach PoolDiamond Beach Pool Lounge AreaCanopies for RentLazy RiverDiamond Beach Indoor PoolDiamond Beach Game RoomDiamond Beach GymDiamond Beach Movie RoomDiamond Beach LoungeDiamond Beach LoungeDiamond Beach Play CenterDiamond Beach Business CenterDiamond Beach Exterior

Diamond Beach 614-A Shore Thing


4.80/5 (19)


4.80/5 | 19 reviews

Newly furnished beach décor condo w/ breathtaking views of the Gulf and pool

2 BR | 2 Full Baths | Sleeps 6 | Ocean View

Galveston, TX


Property type

Gulf View


Gulf Front


Pool - Community (Heated)


Where you'll be


Situated high up on the 6th floor this unit offers one of the largest 2 bedroom and 2 bath floor plans that this resort has to offer! Upon entering this beautifully decorated and completely newly furnished property, guests are greeted with bright and cheer...
Situated high up on the 6th floor this unit offers one of the largest 2 bedroom and 2 bath floor plans that this resort has to offer! Upon entering this beautifully decorated and completely newly furnished property, guests are greeted with bright and cheery wall colors and beautiful beach décor.

Guests will be amazed by the spectacular views that are seen from the living area. With floor to ceiling windows, light shines through and the feel of the outdoors is brought in. Kick back and relax watching the waves from the Gulf or focus on the flat-screen TV for a movie and popcorn night. The living area features games, puzzles, cards, and a DVD player with a wide variety of kid friendly movies to choose from.

The kitchen even has a view while guests prepare breakfast or dinner. The kitchen is fully stocked with granite counters, stainless appliances, dishwasher, dishes, cookware, utensils, flatware, sharp knives and even a blender for those margaritas! Everything any guest could need is provided to cook a full meal. The dining area has enough room for all guests at the modern wooden table, comfortably seating 6, all while having a view of the Gulf of Mexico!

This is a 'Smart' home with a Nest thermostat and speaker to play music, check the weather or even find the closest pizza joint. Just ask it a question.

Can't sleep when it's too quiet? No problem, both bedrooms come equipped with sound machines that offer 21 different options!

With unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico, the balcony offers sweeping views of the ocean, beach, massive pool and the lazy river. The sunsets are just as spectacular with a glass of wine in your hand. A pair of binoculars are handy to check out the shrimp boats or the huge cruise ships as they enter the Port of Galveston.

Sleeping Accommodations:
Primary Bedroom: 1 King (sleeps 2), Main Level Second Bedroom: 1 Queen (sleeps 2), Main Level Additional Beds: 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa (sleeps 2), Main Level

Diamond Beach Resort is a five-star, luxury getaway, located on the West End, just at the end of the Seawall, world’s longest continuous sidewalk. All units offer a private balcony with expansive and unobstructed Gulf Views. Guest will be able to watch the waves roll in and crash against the Seawall, watch the seagulls and pelicans fly overhead and look down below to the outdoor pool and lazy river, without leaving your condo. Diamond Beach Resort amenities include a three-tiered 300′ cascading infinity outdoor pool, 750′ outdoor lazy river (guests must bring own tubes), outdoor water slide (peak season 11 am – 7 pm), two outdoor hot tubs, outdoor swim-up bar and grill (peak season), sand volleyball court, cornhole, chess, ping pong, grills (9 am – 7 pm by reservation), cabana rentals (9 am – 5 pm by reservation), outdoor shower, indoor heated pool, outdoor veranda perfect for watching the sunset, game room, Ocean Movie Theater (open to public before 3 pm and private reservations after that time), Wine and Dine Room, children’s Jungle Playroom, 24/7 fitness center, 24/7 business center, conference room, vending machines, secure building and gated community.

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!

All Ryson properties are non-smoking.

Sorry, pets are not allowed at this home. If needing a pet-friendly vacation rental, please check out Ryson's pet-friendly vacation rentals.

It is recommended to review Ryson's Packing List when planning your vacation. If there are any questions, please contact us.

Parking at condos is determined by the space available at the property (typically two-car maximum). Carpooling is highly recommended. Vehicles should be parked in the driveway or designated parking space. At no time should any vehicle be parked on lawns, yards or dune. Many HOAs do not allow parking for trailers, RVs, boats, etc. Please contact Ryson with any questions.

Resort amenities, including advertised elevators, require maintenance, and from time to time may be unavailable for guest use. Every effort will be made by Ryson to notify the respective HOA. However, please understand, Ryson has no control or authority in completing necessary repairs or routine maintenance. If elevator use is a requirement for any guests during your stay, please contact Ryson prior to booking, and we're happy to go over available options (alternate elevator available on premises or locating a better limited mobility friendly access unit).

If guests are interested in floating on the lazy river, Diamond Beach does not supply the tubes, and it highly recommended to purchase prior to arriving on the island, as they at times there may not be enough supplies at local stores to keep up with demand.

Even if listed as a provided amenities, Ryson is unable to guarantee specific cable package, network or channels or cable and internet signal quality and cable may not be available on all TVs.

All reservations require a completed Ryson Rental Agreement, and the agreement holder must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property and provide a valid ID at check-in. Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out time is at 10 am.

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 # 09330

Where you'll sleep

#1 Bedroom
King Bed
#2 Bedroom
Living room
Futon Queen


Ocean View
Water View
Beach View
Full View
Pool View
Gulf View
Beach Front
Water Front
Beach Access
Ocean Front
Gulf Front
Pool - Community
Hot Tub - Community
Pool - Community (Heated)
Pool - Community Indoor
Lazy River
Property Features
TV (s)
Smoke Detector
Linens Provided
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
DVD Player (s)
Game Room
Washing Machine
Living Room
Iron & Ironing Board
Laptop Friendly
Theater Room
Luxury Property
Hot Water
Dishes and Utensils
Coffee Maker
Bath Towels Provided
Hair Dryer
Resort/Shared Amenities
Spa On-Site
Community Grill-Charcoal
Community Grill-Gas
Fitness Room
Business Center
Poolside Bar
Bar(s) On-site
Community - Game Room
Movie Theatre
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Fly
Kayaking Rentals
Medical Services
Golf Course(s)
Miniature Golf
Outlet Shops
National Park
State Parks
Water Parks
Fishing - Deep Sea
Fishing - Sound/Bay
Fishing - Surf
Beach (No Cars)
Health Beauty Spa
Beach (Cars Allowed)
Jet Ski Rentals
Fishing - Pier


Reviews and guest comments are collected from verified guests that have filled out a survey regarding their stay or provided a review via a third party booking site.

Sonia J.
Verified Guest Comment

The property is amazing and perfect for families with young children. We didn't have children with us but it was perfect for us as well

Kristy B.
Verified Guest Comment

Pamela W.
Verified Guest Comment

it was beautiful, decor, comfortable beds and furniture, we had a really great visit.

Jodi G.
Verified Guest Comment

Amazing property. Kids loved it too!

Nancy K.
Verified Guest Comment

Beautiful views, easy access to the seawall, secured parking garage. Needs more cooking utensils...all we had was a bent and melted spatula. Take quick showers because the hot water goes away after 2 minutes.


Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 10:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: No Pets Allowed

  • 46+ Days Prior to Arrival, 30% is due at the time of Booking.
  • Within 45 Days Prior to Arrival, 100% is due at the time of Booking.
  • Arrival window within 30 days or less, all payments are non-refundable.
  • Arrival window is within 31 days or more, a partial refund of 50% will be provided.