Maravilla Resort Information
The Maravilla sits on the seawall at 9520 Seawall Blvd. on the west end of the seawall. The quiet west beach is just one mile away with plenty of free parking, walk or drive. The new Schlitterbahn indoor/outdoor water-park is only 2 miles away.
Soak up some rays around 3 tropical pools. Click here for more property photos.
1 of 3 pools on the property
THINGS TO DO IN OR NEAR GALVESTON
Rainforest Pyramid, IMAX 3D Theater, Palm Beach, Discovery Museum, Ridefilm Theater and the Aquarium Pyramid and much more
http://www.schlitterbahn.com/gal/ waterpark indoors and outdoors
http://www.thegrand.com The Grand 1894 Opera House
http://www.thestrand.com/ Historic area, shopping, food, art galleries and more
http://www.galvestonhistory.org/ Historic District
http://www.galvestonrrmuseum.com/ Railroad Museum
http://www.galvestonfitness.com/ Galveston Health and Racquet Club (tennis)
http://www.cavalla.org/ USS Cavalla at Seawolf Park
http://www.oceanstaroec.com/ Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum
www.tsm-elissa.org/ Texas Seaport Museum/ELISSA
http://www.lsfm.org/ Lone Star Flight Museum
Putt Putt Golf
Fishing Piers and fishing all around the island
Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course
Moody Mansion Museum
Within ½ hour drive:
Kemah Boardwalk http://www.kemahboardwalk.com
Armand Bayou Nature Center http://www.abnc.org/
Gulf Greyhound Race Park http://www.gulfgreyhound.com/
Restaurants we like in Galveston
Depending what you are looking for:
The Spot: good burgers, great view
Cajun Greek: locals like it, seafood
2226 61st St.
Mario's Seafood & Italian Restaurant: great view, we love the pizza
628 Seawall Blvd.
Miller's Seawall Grill: we haven't eaten here, but heard about it (breakfast)
1824 Seawall Blvd.
Mosquito Cafe: cute, good food, check hours
628 14th St.
Shrimp N' Stuff Restaurant: heard good, fried seafood,
3901 Avenue O
The Original Mexican Cafe: good mexican, Dave's favorite mexican in Galveston
1401 Market St.
Gaido's of Galveston: famous, seafood
Benno's: on seawall, seafood
Rudy & Paco's: on the Strand, good food
Fish Tales: fun on seawall
YAGA’s – at the Strand, good food, near shopping and the Pier.
There are a few soda fountains on or near the Strand that are fun.
Hope this helps you have a great stay! -Pam.