Welcome to The Good Life! - Once you arrive at this beautiful home, you may never want to leave!Pure Beauty - Rich decor paired with a harmonious color palette makes the living area the perfect space to plan out your day while enjoying much-needed family bonding time.Every Seat is the Best Seat in the Living Room! - Whether you're watching TV or relaxing, the living room is a great place to be indoors and simply relax, catch up on your TV series and browse the web.Coffee Anyone? - Pull up a stool to the breakfast bar and drink a morning cup of joe. It’s a great place to plan your day’s activities, gather your wits, and get ready for more quality time!Fully Equipped Kitchen - This large kitchen includes everything you need to prepare simple snacks or full-course meals for you and your guests. It is a pleasure to use.Culinary Delight - When you have a gourmet kitchen, there are no limits to the meals you can prepare for your vacationing family and friends.Dinner Time! - Enjoy a meal with your crew! Lots of bonding time will be had at this table.Stay Connected - With the dining table conveniently located next to all of the action, it's easy to stay engaged with friends and family while grabbing a quick bite to eat.Second Living Area - With a second living area, there is more than enough space for everyone to lounge in comfort.The Perfect Hangout - If you’re wondering where everyone disappeared to, the answer is probably the game room!Stretch Out and Relax! - Afternoon nap? Why not?! You are on vacation after all!Heaven on Earth - If there's a more glorious spot for reveling in nature while spending time with family and friends, we've yet to find it!Fresh Air - The deck is the perfect place to sit outside and enjoy the crisp air. Grab a book, a drink, or a friend and just relax!upper deck 3Suite Dreams - Once you step inside the sumptuous primary suite, you might never want to leave. Go ahead, turn in early and skip the alarm clock: You’re on vacation, after all!Serene Retreat - The comfortable bed in the primary bedroom is so inviting. You’ll sleep like a baby after a day of adventure!Getting Ready For The Day -  You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home in this bathroom, it makes getting ready each day quick and easy.Take a Rinse! - Getting that early morning shower will be a memorable experience in this bathroom.Spend Time By Yourself - The bedroom is well-suited to meet your needs for rest and relaxation.Cool off - A perfectly placed ceiling fan will help keep you cool after long days of adventuring. You'll find yourself off to dreamland in no time.Unwind with a Relaxing Shower - Step into the beautifully tiled, walk-in shower to rinse off and relax before bed.Rest Easy - Whether you're sprawled out on the bed watching TV or dozing beneath the gentle whirr of the ceiling fan, you'll find it easy to rest up for your next day's adventures.Love To Sleep? - This comfy bedroom is sure to be the site of long leisurely naps and deep sleep in the evening.Multiple Bathrooms - With multiple bathrooms, you can get ready on your own time without the hassle of fighting over the shower.Sleep In Comfort - Whether you need an afternoon siesta or you're ready to snuggle in for the night, you'll find this cozy bed to be just right!Pure Convenience - Each bedroom has its own bathroom so there’s no hassling to get into the shower each morning.Pleasant Surprise - Children will be delighted to find their very own hide-out space complete with a comfortable set of bunk beds.Kid Zone - Kids will love this room outfitted with bunk beds. Lots of fun will be had in this bedroom.Convenience Guests Appreciate - The presence of multiple bathrooms is a convenience guests will appreciate. No waiting in line!More Bathrooms - With multiple bathrooms, there is enough space without waiting and lots of privacy.Pack Light! - We thought of it all! Just bring your favorite laundry products and have fresh clothing anytime you want!Stretch Out in the Sunshine - While the kids splash about in the pool, take advantage of the spacious patio and comfortably furniture. You'll have a sun-kissed glow in no time.Dine Al Fresco - Bring dinner outside and enjoy it in the fresh air.Boat Deck - Pull up your boat at the deck! Cruise along the calming waters and return back home for a nice al fresco meal on the patio!Half Bath - Guests will appreciate the convenience of having a half bath for those needed quick trips to the bathroom.Where the Fun Starts - From the moment you arrive at The Good Life, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your precious vacation days to the full.Jamaica Beach Charm - The only agenda here is to relax and have a great time.Wish You Were Here? - You can be. Book today to reserve your preferred vacation dates!This home is part of Ryson's exclusive Luxury Collection.Wine Night?Luxury Collection homes are complete with Ryson embroidered beach towels.Getting Ready For The Day -  You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home in this bathroom, it makes getting ready each day quick and easy.Enjoy the beautiful sands of Jamaica Beach!Jamaica Beach is a large community on Galveston Island, with plenty of homes with great views of the water.Jamaica Beach, Galveston is also perfect for those wanting to stay on a canal or on the bayside. There are plenty of vacation homes right on the water!Enjoy the Jamaica Beach community pool while you stay here!There is a relaxing water feature in the public pool area, perfect for kids!Take advantage of the shopping at Jamaica Beach! There are several stores and restaurants nearby so you don't have to travel in to the city of Galveston if you don't want!While you're here, head on over to the Jamaica Beach City Park! Great family-friendly environment while you take a break from the beach!The Jamaica Beach City Park has a great playground for your kiddos!Why not have a picnic? There is plenty of room and seating for a gathering or birthday party at the Jamaica Beach City Park.Beautiful Beaches Await You - Kick your shoes off and enjoy a stroll along the gorgeous coastline as the waves tickle your toes.Kick Back, Relax, and Enjoy - Do your days tend to be filled with work, chores, and errands? Not here! Your only job at is to have fun.Visit the Local Shops - Whether you like spending vacation at the pool or in town shopping, you can have it all in Galveston.Beach Fun - Enjoy some fun in the sun while spending quality time with friends and family!

The Good Life

5.00/5 (6)

5.00/5 | 6 reviews

Luxury Jamaica Beach home on canal with private pool - exceeds expectations
5 BR | 6 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath | Sleeps 20 | Water View
Galveston, TX


Property type
Bay View View
Canal Front Proximity
Pool - Private Amenity

Where you'll be


The Good Life is at your beck and call in this spectacular new build 2021 located on the main canal in Jamaica Beach, featuring a private swimming pool and outdoor living at its best!  The Good Life is a 5 bedroom 6.5 bath home that will accommodate up to ...
The Good Life is at your beck and call in this spectacular new build 2021 located on the main canal in Jamaica Beach, featuring a private swimming pool and outdoor living at its best!  The Good Life is a 5 bedroom 6.5 bath home that will accommodate up to 20 guests. This very special home will exceed all of your expectations.  Located in much sought-after Jamaica Beach, The Good Life begins when you book this property for your next vacation rental!

Your dream vacation begins with The Good Life - a home meant for relaxation and enjoyment. Outdoor living at The Good Life includes a private swimming pool, fenced yard, paddleboards, water mat, and canal access for boating or fishing, extra-large flat-screen TV mounted over the pool to watch the game. This two-story home has ample room for entertaining both the adults and children - together or separately. The main floor of the home features an amazing kitchen with a large walk-in pantry, two dishwashers, an extra-large refrigerator, two drawer beverage refrigerator, 6 burner gas range with double ovens, under counter microwave, and warming drawer,  and side beverage bar. The open concept living/dining/kitchen area keeps guests flowing from one room to another!  There is a 70'' flat-screen TV, linear electric fireplace and large sectional sofa. The dining area will accommodate guests for comfortable dining at the table (seats 10) and the oversized island with stools. The primary bedroom is located on the main floor and features a king-size bed, large flat-screen TV, and en suite bath with dual vanity and expansive step-in shower. Deck access from both the primary bedroom and the main living area with unbelievable views of the main canal in Jamaica Beach the Bay to the north. There is also a 1/2 bath on the main level of the home and a large utility area with a full-size stackable washer and dryer.

Other sleeping accommodations are located on the upper level of the home as follows. The second floor of the home features 4 bedrooms as follows:  Bedroom 2 has a king bed with en suite bath including step-in shower. Bedroom 3 has a king-size bed, TV, en suite bath with a step-in shower.  Located between bedrooms 2 and 3 is a second living area - the perfect place to send the kids for games, movies and TV time! The upper-level living area has one flat screen mounted TV. The upper-level game room is equipped with both Golden Tee and NBA Jam arcade games, an Xbox with two controllers, hockey, a reading area, a large sectional, and multiple board and card games for guest use (stored in lift top coffee table and window seat in the bunkroom). The 4th bedroom features a king-size bed, TV, and en suite bath with a step-in shower. The fifth bedroom is a bunk room with the following bed configuration 2 sets of TwinXL/TwinXL bunks (sleeps 4), two sets of Queen over Queen bunks (sleeps 8).  The bunk room will accommodate 12 total guests. The large shared restroom on the upper level features a full restroom with a dual vanity, and tub/shower combination for the convenience of the guests.

Jamaica Beach Texas is one of the most popular beaches and sought-after neighborhoods when it comes to vacation rentals – what it lacks in size, it makes up for action during the summer months, holidays, and event weekends! Jamaica Beach is far enough out to be away from the hustle and bustle of Seawall (8 miles), but not too far away from most of the island attractions (10 miles from 61st Street). Jamaica Beach also has its own community pool and private marina and boat ramp, Regatta Basin, a community pavilion, and playground.

Ryson partners exclusively with Gulf Coast Concierge to make your time on the island unforgettable! Gulf Coast Concierge understands it's the little things that count. Create your own adventures with beach gear and golf cart rentals, a sunset cruise, or a bonfire and smores on the beach. Gulf Coast Concierge also offers fishing charters, photo sessions, and a variety of in-home services. If you can dream it, we will do our best to make it happen!

All Ryson properties are non-smoking.

Sorry, pets are not allowed at this home. If needing a pet-friendly vacation rental, please check out Ryson's pet-friendly vacation rentals.

It is recommended to review Ryson's Packing List when planning your vacation. If there are any questions, please contact us.

Events, parties, or guests attending prom are prohibited at this home, as well as any type of large gathering with guests not listed on the reservation's Guest Registration or exceeding the maximum occupancy. These provisions are strictly enforced by Ryson Vacation Rentals, and GARM (Galveston Association of Rental Managers) security. If any questions, please contact Ryson.

This vacation home should accommodate up to 4 vehicles to be parked at the property. Carpooling is highly recommended. Vehicles should be parked in the driveway or designated parking space. At no time should any vehicle be parked on lawns, yards, or dunes. Many HOAs do not allow parking for trailers, RVs, boats, etc. Please contact Ryson with any questions.

Jamaica Beach is a residential neighborhood, and quiet hours are enforced between 10 pm and 7 am.

Pool and spa are serviced multiple times a week, and we make every effort to keep them in tip-top shape. However, we cannot guarantee there won’t be a disruption, but we always make every effort to resolve any issues ASAP.

Please safely enjoy the electric fireplace.

Even if listed as a provided amenities, Ryson is unable to guarantee specific cable package, network or channels or cable and internet signal quality and cable may not be available on all TVs. Oftentimes additional TVs are available for guests wanting to hook up their own game systems or streaming devices. Although there are underwater fishing lights on the property, we do not guarantee them, and no refunds will be issued if they are not working.

All reservations require a completed Ryson Rental Agreement, and the agreement holder must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property and provide a valid ID at check-in. Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out time is at 10 am.

Monthly rentals are considered in the off-season - Winter Texans, snowbirds, retirees, corporate stays, medical professionals, university students, and plant workers are welcome. Extended stays or monthly rentals require a stay of 30+ nights, and these reservations are tax exempt. This is an immediate savings of 15%! Although most extended stay reservations are between the middle of November through February, extended stays may be considered anytime between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Extended stay reservations may not be placed online, but a Ryson Vacation Planner would love to answer any questions you may have and help you reserve your extended stay.

Ryson, established in 2006, is the largest local vacation rental provider on Galveston Island, offering close to 300 vacation rentals, including Ryson's Luxury Collection, in-house maintenance, housekeeping, inspection, laundry, and property management. Ryson’s team of Vacation Planners are Certified Tourism Ambassadors and are more than happy to work with guests interested in renting multiple homes, as they offer expansive local knowledge and know Ryson's vacation homes.



Water View
Bay View
Across From Beach
Canal Front
Water Front
Pool - Community
Pool - Private
Property Features
Air Conditioning
Linens Provided
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Smoke Detector
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
DVD Player (s)
Game Room
Iron & Ironing Board
Wireless Internet
Washing Machine
Grill - Charcoal
TV (s)
Outdoor Shower
Arcade Game(s)
Dining Room
Game Console
Laptop Friendly
Living Room
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
Private Balcony
TV (s) - Smart
Wine Cooler
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Dishes and Utensils
Keurig Coffee Maker
Ice Maker
Mini Fridge
Bath Towels Provided
Hair Dryer
Walk In Shower
Nearby Activities
Medical Services
Fishing - Sound/Bay
Kayaking Rentals
Miniature Golf
Beach (No Cars)
Health Beauty Spa
State Parks
Water Parks

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Check in: 4:00 PM *
Check out: 10:00 AM
*The minimum age for check-in is 25


Reviews and guest comments are collected from verified guests that have filled out a survey regarding their stay or provided a review via a third party booking site.

Anonymous C.
Verified Guest Comment

The house is beautiful! It can very comfortably sleep 16. There are two large family areas and the outside decks. The kitchen has everything you need and then more! The bedrooms and bathrooms are gorgeous! We fished, swam, played the games in the house, and sat by the fire pit and the water at night. It was like staying at a 5 star resort! We really enjoyed it!

Anonymous C.
Verified Guest Comment

The Good Life was definitely enjoyed by everyone. The house was very clean, very well equipment with all new top of the line appliances and kitchen accessories & appliances as well. The heated pool was perfect for the kids. We enjoyed the house & atmosphere very much.

Anonymous C.
Verified Guest Comment

The house is amazing! The finishes are beautiful! The house is luxurious! This house sleeps 16 people very comfortably! The house has everything you need and more! We played the games provided, watched the tv\'s in every room & by the pool. We swam, we fished. We enjoyed the fire pit on the deck. It was like staying at a 5 star resort!

Anonymous C.
Verified Guest Comment

Place was fantastic. Very nice, super clean, exactly as advertised. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Anonymous C.
Verified Guest Comment

The Good Life house is AWESOME!!! The setup in the house was perfect for our group. The house was so clean and everything was so nice. Ryson Rentals is friendly and very helpful. We will definitely rent from them again.


Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 10:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: No Pets Allowed

  • Within 45 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.