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The Villas at San Luis pool
On a nice day you don't want to leave the pool at The Villas at the San Luis. Courtesy of The Villas at San Luis
Desserts at Hotel Galvez Sunday brunch
Dessert at the Hotel Galvez Sunday Brunch. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Battle of San Jacinto diorama at Bryan Museum in Galveston
A new diorama at the Bryant Museum depicts the Battle of San Jacinto with 1,200 soldiers Photo courtesy of Bryan Museum
The Villas at San Luis hot tub
Each villa at The Villas at the San Luis has a private hot tub. Photo courtesy of The Villas at San Luis
Grilled oysters at Ocean Grille & Beach Bar in Galveston
Grilled oysters at the Ocean Grille & Beach Bar. Photo by Clifford Pugh
The Villas at San Luis bedrom
The bedroom at The Villas at the San Luis. Pillow cases are monogrammed with the guests' initials. Photo courtesy of The Villas at San Luis
Galveston Island Brewing
The philosophy at Galveston Island Brewing. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Shrimp at Hotel Galvez Sunday brunch
Shrimp galore at the Hotel Galvez Sunday Brunch. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Yoga at Galveston Island Brewing
Regulars gather for outdoor yoga at Galveston Island Brewing. Photo by Clifford Pugh
A scene at the Galveston Seawall
Morning on the Galveston Seawall. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Bryan Museum in Galveston exterior
The Bryan Museum occupies the meticulously renovated Galveston Orphans Home. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Battle of San Jacinto diorama at Bryan Museum in Galveston
The new diorama at the Bryan Museum is worth a visit. Photo courtesy of Bryan Museum
The Villas at San Luis bathroom
The spacious batrhoom at The Villas at the San Luis have a multi-jet showed and large bathtub. Photo courtesy of The Villas at San Luis
Hotel Galvez Sunday brunch
Brunch at the Hotel Galvez. Photo by Terry Vine/courtesy of Hotel Galvez & Spa.
The Villas at San Luis exterior with hotel
The Villas at the San Luis are at the foot of the Hotel San Luis complex. Photo courtesy of The Villas at San Luis
Galveston Island Brewing
The Galveston Island Brewing company has a laid-back atmosphere. Photo by Clifford Pugh
Hotel Galvez Sunday brunch omelet station
The omelet station at the Hotel Galvez Sunday brunch. Photo courtesy of Hotel Galvez
Battle of San Jacinto diorama at Bryan Museum in Galveston
A new diorama at the Bryant Museum depicts the Battle of San Jacinto. Photo courtesy of Bryan Museum