Laguna Harbor was designed for those who find refuge at home but escape to the sea. Here you’ll discover numerous home site options tailored around you and your seafaring way of life. Located just a few minutes from the Galveston-Bolivar ferry landing on western end of the Bolivar Peninsula, this serene community is surrounded by natural wetlands and the Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary.
With its deep canals and immediate access to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Laguna Harbor is the premier place in the entire Galveston Bay region where you can securely dock your vessel in your own backyard.
Whether you are an inshore or offshore fisherman, a yachtsman, a sailor, or just in need of some peace and quiet, Laguna Harbor has a home site to meet your needs. Each of the home sites incorporate features that provide a unique, high-quality living experience, including solid concrete bulkheads throughout the canals, concrete streets, and underground utilities including water, electricity, sanitary sewer, and cable service. Laguna Harbor is securely located on a protective inlet that is flood insurable through FEMA, so your home and vessel will remain safe and sound, even during the toughest weather.
Laguna Harbor is just a short drive from Houston and Beaumont, or a quick ferry ride from Galveston. Featuring 120 waterfront lots with inspiring views of Galveston Bay, Laguna Harbor was carefully designed to be a special place to escape to the coast with your friends and family, or make it your full-time home. Laguna Harbor's location also offers you the ability to hop in your car and be at the beach in just a few minutes.
Take a break from your busy life and escape to the coast where time slows down and your stress magically leaves your body. Escape to a place that blends relaxing outdoor activities with the happiness of spending time with your friends and family. Escape to Laguna Harbor, a hidden jewel on Galveston Bay that boasts premier access to the Gulf of Mexico and affordable coastal living.
Laguna Harbor is the Port You’ll Call Home!
Laguna Harbor is conveniently located on the Upper Texas Coast, just east of Galveston Island on the western tip of Bolivar Peninsula on the Intracoastal Waterway. We are located just 1-hour from Beaumont and 1.5-hours from Houston, and a quick ferry ride from Galveston.
From Houston, Laguna Harbor is accessible via two routes. You can avoid the ferry by driving east on Interstate 10 to Exit 828 at Winnie, then go south on Highway 124 until you dead end into the coast. From there, go west on Highway 87 for 25 miles until you reach Loop 108. Take a right on Loop 108 and go 2.2 miles, then take a right on 23rd Street. Or you can take Interstate 45 to Galveston and take the ferry across to Bolivar Peninsula. Once you exit the ferry, go 1.1 miles until you reach Loop 108 (7th Street), then take a left. Take Loop 108 for 0.7 miles until you reach Broadway, then take a right. Travel for 0.6 miles until you reach 18th Street, then take a left.
The most scenic way to get to Laguna Harbor is by taking the toll-free ferries that run between Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula. Taking the ferry is a great opportunity to watch schools of dolphin that frequently swim alongside the ferries and passing ships, or to see the many brown pelicans, sea gulls, and other marine life playing in the harbor. Ferries travel the 2.7 miles between Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula on a regular schedule, and with the addition of additional ferries, boarding has never been faster.
Located just 1.1 nautical miles up the Intracoastal Waterway from the Galveston and Houston ship channels, Laguna Harbor boasts the premier access to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico of all waterfront communities in the entire Galveston Bay area. If you are looking for a calm harbor where you can securely dock your boat behind your home in a peaceful community that is the closest to the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, look no further. Don't waste expensive fuel or daylight hours crossing the bay as you make your way offshore. Laguna Harbor is just minutes away from the Galveston jetties that lead out into the Gulf of Mexico. Or, if you want to stay inshore and explore Galveston Bay, our community is centrally located on Galveston Bay and provides you with the ability to take a quick cruise to the many waterside restaurants located in Galveston, Kemah, San Leon, or on the Bolivar Peninsula.
People come to Crystal Beach and the Bolivar Peninsula for the clean beaches and the fishing, but this jewel of the Texas coast is also a nature lover's paradise. It provides world-class bird watching, excellent fishing, great food, kayaking and much more. There's also a golf course, horseback riding, a water park and deep sea fishing charters. Old Fort Travis, named for Alamo hero Col. William B. Travis and the iconic Bolivar Point Lighthouse is at the western end of the peninsula.
The Bolivar Peninsula is home to several world renown bird sanctuaries that are managed by the Houston Audubon Society. The most notable bird sanctuaries on Bolivar Peninsula are Bolivar Flats, Horseshoe Marsh and Mundy Marsh.
Bolivar Flats - Located on the western end of Bolivar Peninsula, this internationally recognized bird sanctuary encompasses more than 1,100 acres, and is home to hundreds of thousands of birds each year as a resting place or a nesting habitat. Here's a link to the Houston Audubon Society's website regarding Bolivar Flats - Link.
The Bolivar Peninsula is known for breezy days and a climate typical of beaches along the Texas Gulf Coast. Summers are warm and mild winters extend the season from April to October.