Pool View - Having the pool right outside your door makes getting out there to work on your tan a priority.Take a Stroll Down the Pier - Take a stroll down your own private Pier, where you can fish to your heart's content or simply watch the clouds roll by.Plenty of Lounge Chairs - You won’t have to search for a lounge chair on this vacation. There are plenty of chairs to claim for an afternoon around the pool.Experience Easy Living at El Gato Malo - This extravagant vacation home is the ultimate embodiment of luxury, comfort, and design!Heaven on Earth - If there's a more glorious spot for reveling in nature while spending time with family and friends, we've yet to find it!Cool Off in the Water, Warm Up in the Sun - It’s difficult to say which is more enjoyable - taking a dip in the pool or lazing in one of the poolside lounge chairs. We'll let you decide!Living Area - From the large, elegant windows to the attractive furniture, you and your guests will love spending time together in this bright and airy living area.Stretch Out and Relax! - Afternoon nap? Why not?! You are on vacation after all!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!Great Space - The living room seats are comfortable, the view is spectacular, and the Rockport experience is just around the corner. Book your stay today!Dining with a View - You will love the beautiful Bay views at EL Gato Malo! Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite snack while watching the water and wildlife on Copano Bay.Take Time to Sit Down for a Meal Together - Whether you whip up your favorite recipe or eat take out, spending time together is what vacation is all about!Nobody Gets Left Out - With the kitchen, dining area and living room all together, nobody will be left out of the conversation or miss a play watching the big game!Counter Space Galore! - There's tons of space to prep any number of memorable meals.Talk About Your Dream Kitchen - The lavish kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare and serve great food to your loved ones.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.Before stretching out on the bed spend some time on the balcony breathing in the salty breeze. -  With a view such as this you will be tempted to turn in late, and why not--you're on vacation, after all!Luxurious Primary Bathroom - Between the expansive wall of mirrors, ample storage space, and relaxing shower, you will find the primary bathroom an invigorating place to end the day.Gorgeous Bath! - Relax in the massive and beautiful garden tub after a long day of fun and adventure. Enjoy the serene, calming design of the primary bathroom and let your worries wash away.Have a Sleep Over! - This spacious bedroom can fit all of the young ones. With plenty of space, everyone can bring their favorite toys too!Two beds await guests in the second bedroom! This room will be perfect for any two adults or children, with lots of room for everyone to have their personal space.Catch Up On Your Beauty Sleep - This bedroom is very restful, you will be tempted to turn in early and sleep late. And why not--you're on vacation, after all!Turn in Early, Sleep Late - The bedrooms are so charming and the beds so spacious, we don’t blame you if you decide to climb under the duvet early and sleep in. Then again, isn’t that what vacations are for?Relax, You’re On Vacation - Close your eyes and let your thoughts drift off to the seashore. Before you know it, you’ll be in a deep sleep that will invigorate and restore you to your best self.Multiple Bathrooms - With plenty of bathrooms and lots of space, you'll find that every detail of El Gato Malo is meant to increase your vacation enjoyment.

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NEW SWIMMING POOL, lighted fishing pier, luxury vacation rental!!
5 BR | 3 Full Baths | Sleeps 14 | Water View
Rockport, TX


Property type
Bay View View
Bay Front Proximity
Pool - Private Amenity

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All guests who book a stay at El Gato Malo will receive an in-person welcome as part of our concierge services provided by Evoke Concierge, LLC. They will lead you on a brief tour of the home, designed to point out the most attractive features and amenitie...
All guests who book a stay at El Gato Malo will receive an in-person welcome as part of our concierge services provided by Evoke Concierge, LLC. They will lead you on a brief tour of the home, designed to point out the most attractive features and amenities. During the brief visit, they will also be able to provide operational instructions, recommendations for the local area, and answer any questions that you may have. We know that you'll love getting to know the home, and Rockport, from a local's point of view!

New Swimming Pool!Sweeping views of the tranquil Copano Bay await you at El Gato Malo. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home offers accommodations up to fourteen people. This is a fisherman's utopia, where you will spend your days and nights casting a line out on the private, lighted fishing pier. The 400-foot fishing pier features two T-heads and three fishing lights that will bring in the trout and reds. There is also a fish cleaning station with power and water for you to clean your stringer of fish!

El Gato Malo is a newly built bayfront home offering the comforts of home such as cable TV, high-speed Wi-Fi, and high-quality furniture and appliances. The focal point of this home is the spacious open floor plan consisting of the living room, kitchen, and dining area, all with incredible views of Copano Bay with floor to ceiling windows. Just off the living room, the fully stocked kitchen boasts of everything you will need for cooking. Make use of the dishware and stainless-steel appliances, plentiful cabinetry, and gorgeous marble top counters to whip up a delicious meal for your family and friends. Open area seating available at the island bar which seats six, and table seating for six. Extra chairs are available in the pantry.The incredible primary bedroom has a king size bed and a mounted flat-screen TV. The French doors lead out to a private patio with views of Salt Lake and a private stairway leading down to the driveway. The spacious private primary bathroom has double vanities, a beautiful large soaker tub, and tiled walk-in shower. The second and third guest bedrooms each contain a queen bed, flat-screen TV, and east-facing windows towards Salt Lake that make use of the morning natural light. You will find a second bathroom directly across the small hall that leads to the primary bedroom that features a shower/tub combo. The fourth and fifth guest bedrooms off the main hallway offer ample sleeping with a queen and twin in each room, flat-screen TV's, and access to the third full bathroom including double vanities and a walk-in shower.

El Gato Malo is also a pet friendly and allows up to two dogs. Don't forget your kennel as we do require that you kennel your dogs while you are away from the home. The new swimming pool is fully functional. Only minutes away, downtown Rockport is filled with shops and restaurants if you feel like a night out and some fresh seafood on the water. Check out a list of restaurants in Rockport on our site under activities and attractions. If you feel like shopping than you can grab a cup of coffee at the Daily Grind and walk along Austin Street and visit the shell shops and cute clothing boutiques.This is also a prime location for birding! Little Bay has many protected areas for birds that you can enjoy while walking along the water. Rockport is home to many historical sights and parks as well, including the Fulton Mansion, Goose Island State Park, and The Texas Maritime Museum. Never run out of things to do and places to see, plan your Rockport vacation today! El Gato Malo is only minutes from downtown Rockport.

Whether you are catching year-round sunsets over the bay from the extensive covered deck or soaking up the sun poolside with friends and family, El Gato Malo is certain to be the most relaxing experience yet.


Water View
Bay View
Partial View
Pool View
Full View
Bay Front
Water Front
Pool - Private
Property Features
Linens Provided
Smoke Detector
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
Iron & Ironing Board
Wireless Internet
Washing Machine
Grill - Charcoal
TV (s)
Dining Room
Living Room
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
TV (s) - Smart
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Dishes and Utensils
Keurig Coffee Maker
Ice Maker
Bath Towels Provided
Walk In Shower
Resort/Shared Amenities
Boat Trailer Parking Available
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Deep Sea
Fishing - Fly
Fishing - Sound/Bay
Golf Course(s)
Beach (Cars Allowed)
Fishing - Pier
Medical Services

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Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: Dogs under 50 lbs. allowed

Max pets: 2

  • 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.