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Besides 32 miles of sparkling Gulf Coast beaches right across the street, Hotel Galvez & Spa is minutes from famous Galveston, TX, attractions that are all just a short courtesy bicycle ride away. 

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Hotel Galvez Activities

Hotel Galvez Activities

Hotel Galvez & Spa has plenty of activities to experience during your trip to Galveston Island! Spend some time exploring our 100-year history with history tours, wake up with our morning fitness classes, or indulge in our on-site spa. 

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Galveston Tours

Galveston Tours

Experience the best of Galveston with your family by booking one of several local tours! Use or earn Wyndham Rewards points when you book a tour with your next stay.

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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

2501 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, TX 77550 | 0.4 miles
(855) 789-7437

Soar over history and the deep blue Gulf on one of the 16 rides over the water at this beachfront amusement park, with midway games, food, and more. Just 4 blocks away.

Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens

1 Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554 | 5.4 miles
(409) 744-4673

A land of colorful coastal pyramids hides worlds of educational fun at this unique park, featuring a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium, tropical rainforest, ropes course and zipline, beach and lazy river, a paddlewheel boat, and 3D theater.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

2026 Lockheed Rd., Galveston, TX 77554 | 4.6 miles
(409) 770-9283

Home to the 81-foot Cliffhanger Speed Slide and 34 other refreshingly wet attractions, one visit will have you hooked by Travel Channel's #1 Waterpark in America!

Bishop’s Palace

Bishop’s Palace

1402 Broadway Ave. J, Galveston, TX 77550 | 1 mile
(409) 762-2475

A true American treasure, this grand mansion is renowned as one of the most significant Victorian homes in the United States. The behind-the-scenes Basement to Attic tour is a must!



Port of Galveston

Port of Galveston

123 Rosenberg Ave., Galveston, TX 77550 | 1.8 miles
(409) 765-9321

If you're leaving on a cruise, you'll be leaving from here. Carnival, Royal Caribbean International, and Disney Cruises are some of the Port's fine lines. The terminal is just minutes away from our hotel.

Grand 1894 Opera House

Grand 1894 Opera House

2020 Post Office St., Galveston, TX 77550 | 1.2 miles
(409) 765-1894

Don't miss a magical and exciting night of fun via fantastic shows hosted by the Grand 1894 Opera House. This historical theater has been entertaining since 1894 and currently features a selection of concerts, Broadway shows, national touring groups and international stars.

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Winter

Downtown Lantern & Lights
Moody Gardens Festival of Lights
Holiday Lighting Celebration at Hotel Galvez
Dickens on The Strand
Sunday Brunch with Santa at Hotel Galvez

Winter

Spring

Spring Break
Memorial Hermann IRONMAN 70.3 Texas
Easter Brunch at Hotel Galvez
Galveston Food & Wine Festival
Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez
Galveston Island Beach Revue

Spring

Summer

Galvez Wedding Vow Renewal
Father’s Day Brunc at Hotel Galvez
Independence Day Fireworks and Parade

Summer

Fall

ARTOberfest
Oktoberfest
Haunted Happenings across the Island
Lone Star Rally
Thanksgiving Brunch at Hotel Galvez

Fall