local life


Your Vacation Destination On The Upper Texas Gulf Coast

A 27 mile stretch of coastal paradise rich in history, the Bolivar Peninsula is a place your family will feel comfortable, safe and relaxed. This community is a sand between your toes kind of place. With a laid back community feel, the Bolivar Peninsula offers multiple beaches for visitors and residents alike including Crystal Beach, Caplen, Gilchrist, High Island and Port Bolivar. 

From golf and putt-putt to deep sea fishing and water parks, there is adventure around every corner. This community also boasts lots of locally owned shops including home furnishings, grocery, hardware and gift shops. 

Neighbors join forces to host annual events including the Mardi Gras Parade, Marsh Fest, Oyster Fry, Texas Crab Festival and Jeep Weekend.