96 Best Beaches of Texas

Find a perfect beach in the Lone Star State

Texas has some of the best beaches on the Gulf Coast. If you live in Texas, or close to it, and planning a beach vacation, we have a number of beautiful, long, white sand vacation spots with clear waters that you definitely need to check out!

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Galveston, Texas
12 mi from Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
7 mi from Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
7 mi from Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
6 mi from Galveston city center
Seabrook, Texas
3 mi from Seabrook city center
Galveston, Texas
13 mi from Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
3 mi from Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
Close to Galveston city center
Galveston, Texas
Close to Galveston city center
La Porte, Texas
Close to La Porte city center
Galveston, Texas

A beautiful white-sand beach with interesting sea life and all the necessary amenities. Close to numerous bars, restaurants, shops.

4 mi from Galveston city center
Port Bolivar, Texas
6 mi from Port Bolivar city center
Port Bolivar, Texas
9 mi from Port Bolivar city center
Surfside Beach, Texas

A pet and family-friendly drive-on beach, easily accessible by car. Entertainment comes down to classic beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.

3 mi from Surfside Beach city center
Quintana, Texas

One of the lesser-known beaches with a family-friendly atmosphere, basic beach facilities, and a long fishing pier. Blue but murky still waters. Good accessibility.

Close to Quintana city center
Nudist beach
Porter, Texas
Close to Porter city center
Port Arthur, Texas
19 mi from Port Arthur city center
Willis, Texas
4 mi from Willis city center
Matagorda, Texas

A huge 26-mile beach just 1 hour away from Houston, offering seclusion and beautiful views, Great for shelling, swimming, strolling, or walking a dog.

6 mi from Matagorda city center
Cameron, Louisiana

A secluded sandy beach. Few people know about it, which is why it is a perfect spot for quiet romantic walks, thoughtful fishing or camping.

17 mi from Cameron city center
Cameron, Louisiana

A long sandy beach perfect for relaxing. Public crabbing sites, great fishing, shelling.

8 mi from Cameron city center
Huntsville, Texas
7 mi from Huntsville city center
Port O'Connor, Texas
Close to Port O'Connor city center
Port Lavaca, Texas

A pretty beach, featuring primitive oceanfront RV campsites as close as 15 feet from the waterline. Good for pensive walks, picnicking, and sunset watching.

6 mi from Port Lavaca city center
Creole, Louisiana
3 mi from Creole city center