Jamaica Beach

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Vicinity of Jamaica Beach

Jamaica Beach is a city in Texas.

Get in[edit]

City hall

Jamaica Beach is surrounded by the city of Galveston, TX. It 13.6 miles SW of Galveston island's northeastern tip. Galveston and Jamaica Beach can be accessed from I-45 or from the Bolivar Ferry from State Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula. Jamaica Beach can also be accessed from the San Luis Pass-Vacek Toll Bridge from the southwestern tip of Galveston Island. This allows access from the Greater Houston area near State Highway 288, and from southern Texas.

See and do[edit]

Jamaica Beach has a public access beach, with free parking. It offers backdoor access to Galveston Island State Park [1], since it borders it. The vicinity is less than 1 square mile in area, so amenities are within walking distance.

There are no lifeguards.

Buy, eat, and drink[edit]

There are convenient stores on the main road, San Luis Pass Road.

  • Subway deli

Sleep[edit]

There are hotels and resorts available on Galveston. There is a Silver Leaf resort about two miles southwest of Jamaica Beach in Galveston.

No camping is allowed in Jamaica Beach. A fee must be paid to camp in Galveston Island State Park.

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