Tiki Island Homes for Sale
A wonderful waterfront fishing and boating community, Tiki Island is a tiny peninsula on Jones Bay located just five miles west of Galveston in Galveston County off of Interstate 45. Tiki Island presents a mix of housing options from vacation homes, luxury homes, beach houses, waterfront homes, canal homes, and custom homes in a variety of styles and sizes. Built around canals that provide easy access to Galveston West Bay, homes in Tiki Island boast gorgeous views and offer a vacation like feeling for residents 365 days a year. Consisting of only 850 homes, Tiki Island remains an intimate and friendly resort community that is desirable to many.
Recreation and entertainment options are unlimited within and around Tiki Island. Homes within Tiki Island are equipped with decks and piers, so residents can fish and crab from their own homes. In addition, residents and visitors can enjoy boating, wind-surfing, cycling, sailing, water skiing, kayaking, jet skiing, basketball, shopping, going to the movies, theme parks, antiquing, sightseeing, fishing, swimming, surfing, live theater, museums, horseback riding, and shelling within or in close proximity to the Tiki Island community. Not to mention, homes in Tiki Island are in close reach to outdoor fun and adventure at Schlitterbahn and Pleasure Pier, as well as shopping, dining, nightlife, and more at The Strand in downtown Galveston. More conveniences including restaurants, banks, gas stations, and grocery stores are also in convenient range from Tiki Island. Just 40 miles southeast of Houston, residents are also in close proximity to a number of arts and cultural pursuits, exceptional restaurants, premier shopping destinations, sporting events, and more entertainment options.
Tiki Island is a popular residential location not only for its location to entertainment and recreation, but also for its excellent schools and public services. Students living on the east side of Tiki Island attend public schools within the La Marque Independent School District while students living on the western half are zoned to schools within the Hitchcock Independent School District. For those pursuing post-secondary education opportunities, homes in Tiki Island are a short drive from College of the Mainland and Houston and Galveston’s colleges and universities. The resort community also includes a police department, volunteer fire department, church, and its own city hall.