Explore the Best of Crystal Beach: A Guide to Nearby Attractions


Welcome to Crystal Beach, where adventure awaits around every corner! As you settle into the comfort of Crystal Palace Resort, let us be your guide to the incredible experiences awaiting you just beyond our doorstep. From awe-inspiring natural wonders to mouthwatering dining options, get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Crystal Beach.

1. Discover Nature’s Bounty: Nearby Attractions

  • Big Reef Nature Park (15 km): Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature at Big Reef Nature Park, a serene oasis located just 15 kilometers from Crystal Palace Resort. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along winding trails, breathe in the sea air, and marvel at the diverse flora and fauna.
  • Fort San Jacinto Point Recreation Area (16 km): Dive into history and adventure at Fort San Jacinto Point Recreation Area, a captivating destination situated a short drive from the resort. Explore historic landmarks, soak in breathtaking views of the coastline, and feel the echoes of the past as you wander through this storied site.
  • Seawolf Park (18 km): Set sail on a maritime journey at Seawolf Park, an iconic attraction located just 18 kilometers away. From historic naval vessels to picturesque waterfront vistas, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this beloved park overlooking Galveston Bay.

2. Savor the Flavors of Crystal Beach: Dining Delights

  • Tiki Beach Bar and Grill (700 m): Treat your taste buds to a culinary adventure at Tiki Beach Bar and Grill, a charming eatery conveniently located within walking distance of Crystal Palace Resort. Indulge in mouthwatering seafood dishes, sip on refreshing cocktails, and soak up the laid-back beach atmosphere.
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles (1.2 km): Experience the warmth of Southern hospitality at Fraternal Order of Eagles, a local favorite just a short distance from the resort. From hearty comfort food to friendly service, this cozy establishment is the perfect spot to unwind after a day of exploration.
  • Ships Wheel (2 km): Start your day off right with a visit to Ships Wheel, a quaint café nestled a stone’s throw away from Crystal Palace Resort. Enjoy freshly brewed coffee, delectable pastries, and panoramic views of the Gulf as you savor a leisurely breakfast by the sea.

3. Convenient Travel Options: Getting Here and There

  • William P. Hobby Airport (63 km): Arrive in style at William P. Hobby Airport, your gateway to the wonders of Crystal Beach. With convenient access to domestic and international flights, getting here is a breeze, allowing you to focus on the excitement that awaits.
  • Jack Brooks Regional Airport (81 km): Touch down at Jack Brooks Regional Airport, a convenient travel hub located just a short drive from Crystal Palace Resort. Whether you’re flying in for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, this airport offers everything you need for a smooth arrival.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (84 km): Connect to the world at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, a major transportation hub serving the greater Crystal Beach area. With its modern facilities and extensive amenities, traveling to and from Crystal Beach has never been easier.


With a wealth of attractions and dining options at your fingertips, Crystal Palace Resort is the perfect starting point for your Crystal Beach adventure. Whether you’re exploring nearby natural wonders, indulging in delectable cuisine, or simply soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, there’s no shortage of excitement to be found. So pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime in the enchanting paradise of Crystal Beach.

Book your stay now and let’s make memories together!