Our Beachfront Palapa RV Resort Facilities

A heated pool overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, access to Bolivar Beach, and plenty of friendly faces

Perfect For A Getaway with Family or Friends

Perfect For Your RV Club or Group Gathering

Perfect for Texas Gulf Coast RV Vacation

Facilities at The Palapa RV Beach Resort in Gilchrist, Texas

Our RV park is the only park on the Bolivar Peninsula offering private access to the beach and Intracoastal Waterway.

The Palapa RV Beach Resort Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi: Please note the Internet Service Provider for the Bolivar Peninsula does experience outages due the nature of our location. For this reason, Wi-Fi service is not guaranteed. If you’re coming to the beach to work or want to ensure you can stream movies, please bring a personal hotspot.
  • Sky Pool (Heated through the winter)
  • Adults-only Area
  • Community Room
  • Private Beach Picnic Area
  • Community Garden
  • Chartered Fishing Trips (Additional Cost)
  • Within five minutes of the only major grocery store, bank and post office
  • Private Birding Area
  • Since Bolivar Beach is a few miles away from the popular Crystal Beach area, our beach is more laid back with far less traffic than other Gulf Coast beaches
  • We’re happy to accommodate private beach parties

Ask about our Golf Cart Rentals! 

Men's and Women's Luxury Showers

You won’t believe how beautiful and clean our luxurious private bathrooms are!

RV Site Amenities

View of Palapa RV Resort Gilchrist, TX

  • Full Hook-ups (water, electric, sewer)
  • 20/30/50 Amp Electrical Service
  • Big-Rig Friendly Sites
  • Room for multiple slide-outs 
  • Satellite Dish Friendly
  • Concrete Street
  • Concrete Pad Sites
  • Private Beach Access
  • Concrete Golf Cart Path w/bridge over the dunes
  • Private Access to the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Water supplied by the Local Utility
  • Gated Access

The park is directly across the street from the beach.

Family-Friendly Amenities

Photos Of The Palapa RV Resort in Texas near Peninsula

Bring your whole family for a memorable Texas Gulf Coast vacation right on the beach. Families love our:

  • Well-lit playground
  • Direct beach access
  • Sky Pool Deck
  • Family-Friendly activities
  • Golf Cart Rentals for 6 passengers
  • Night-time park ambient lighting