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The San Luis Resort

If you’re planning an extended trip to the Houston area and would like to escape for a bit of fun in the Galveston sun, The San Luis Resort may be just what you’re looking for. Less than an hour away from Houston, the San Luis Resort overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and offers beautiful views of the water and shoreline. Striking a careful balance between luxury and comfort, the San Luis Resort proves that family vacations can be both upscale and down-to-earth.


The San Luis Resort is located at 5222 Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, TX 77551. They can be reached at (409) 744-1500, on their website, Facebook and Twitter.


With the superior amenities and services offered in a beautiful coastal setting, the San Luis Resort does have a four-star rating.

Average Rates

Average room rates for guest rooms are in the neighborhood of $199 per night, but can fluctuate due to seasonal demands, the type of room you request at the time of booking, available resort packages and seasonal special events.


Amenities include the world-class Spa San Luis, a complete fitness center, a full-service salon and a boutique for shopping, a lighted, all-weather tennis court, heated swimming pool and grotto spa. Private Cabana rentals are available exclusively to guests.

Rooms range from standard guestrooms to penthouse suites, with the exclusive Club Ten guest rooms on the tenth floor. These rooms offer a selection of services and amenities not available to other guests of the resort, including rain shower heads, personal escorts to help you familiarize yourself with the property, and an innovative breakfast-in-bed service. Club Ten guests are also provided with complimentary VIP priority seating in The Cafe, The Steakhouse, and all Landry’s Restaurants on Galveston Island.

Standard guest rooms come with one king or two double beds, an overstuffed chair and ottoman with a reading lamp, a desk, three telephones, and iron and ironing board, coffeemaker and hair dryer. Deluxe King Rooms include a king-size bed, an unstocked wet bar with a mini-refrigerator, seating area and turn-down service. Executive VIP Level Rooms are located on the private-access fifteenth and sixteenth floors, with one king or two double beds, turn-down service, a coffee maker and a chair-and-ottoman combination with a reading lamp.

The high luxury of the Presidential and Ambassador Penthouse suites include private access on the concierge level, a dining area with room for six guests, an unstocked wet bar with a mini-refrigerator, a living area and one full bath with an joining room with  one king bed, bathrobes and available turn-down service.

Family Friendly Activities

Kids love the waterslide and plunge pool in the San Luis Resort’s heated swimming pool and grotto area, as well as the rock waterfall and acrylic-topped walkways that won’t burn sensitive little feet. If your brood is anxious to leave the resort, however, Houston is a short journey away and the island of Galveston offers a variety of exciting kid-friendly activities.

Check out the Schlitterbahn, an amusement park comprised of three interconnected but distinct sections, Wasserfest, Surfenburg, and Blastenhoff. The white sand beaches, pyramid replicas, and a 3D theater with six-story screens are among the many offerings at Galveston’s Moody Gardens, which also hosts a Discovery Museum sure to keep kids intrigued and entertained.

Things to Do Locally

The Grand 1894 Opera House and Bishop’s Palace are both interesting attractions on Galveston Island, as are the East End Historic District and The Strand. Golf enthusiasts will be overjoyed with the extensively renovated, state-of-the-art Moody Gardens Golf Course, whose overhaul managed to update the complex thoroughly while retaining the charming, beautiful historical aspects of the course. The Rosenberg Library is also a haven for bookworms, who are sure to be wowed by the stunning architectural details and the free-of-charge second floor museum that chronicles the devastation Galveston overcome in the wake of a 1900 storm. There are a wide variety of dining options available in and around Galveston, ensuring that you’ll never be bereft of entertainment options during your stay.

Our In-Room Hotel Services

We understand that family vacations are a treasured tradition, but that even the most devoted parents need to slip away for a bit of grown-up time. Whether you’re interested in a restaurant that isn’t ideally suited to the notoriously picky palates of little ones, aching to take in the after-dark entertainment in Galveston or simply eager to explore the beaches, museums and shopping offerings without your brood in tow, we’re proud to announce that we do offer in-room services at the San Luis Resort to provide your children with top-notch care provided by a pre-screened, accomplished and thoroughly vetted nanny while you explore Galveston. Whether you need a night out on the town or a dedicated nanny for the duration of your stay at San Luis Resort, we’re committed to providing the absolute best in vacation childcare.

Register with our Preliminary Nanny Provider Application