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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Awesome for our family of 8!

    "We stayed here over Mother's day weekend. The property was nice, clean, and fairly equipped. It's about a block from the beach. The bunk beds were nice for the kiddos, and our family of 8 slept comfortably. A couple of the remotes for the TVs didn't work, and one of the burners on the stove was out, but having a TV in every room and access to the pool make it easy to overlook a couple minor gripes."
    Guest: liliana f. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
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  • Wonderful getaway!

    "The BEST of the BEST! We have stayed at this South Padre Condo twice, each time for two weeks and have had a wonderful vacation. We are already booked for two more stays in the near future. Jody and Peter have paid very close attention to every detail as well as to keeping the condo updated. They are delightful and easy folks to work with. A beautiful and clean condo right on the beach."
    Guest: Phil S. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
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  • Home Away from Home

    "My husband & I became "Winter Texans" Jan 1 for over 2 months. The location was very good to the beach and to the parking lot, using the stairs. The unit was spacious, fairly well equipped, but the sheets didn't fit the beds very well. It was great to sit and watch the water and the palm trees. The heated pool and hot tub were great. We had a problem and Island Services were very prompt and had a new garburator within two days. Not a place to be for spring break though with us being seniors."
    Guest: Joanne Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
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  • Nice place

    "Very Clean - updated condo right on the beach. Master bedroom has view to the ocean. First floor made it easy to carry our stuff to the beach. We had an awesome three day stay. Staff was really helpful and nice. They dropped off 2nd pass for parking."
    Guest: Maribel Tovar Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: November 6, 2014
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South Padre Island Travel Tips

South Padre Island is located on a long strip of island at the very southern tip of Texas and has beautiful natural landscapes, year-round attractions and events that visitors from spring breakers to families will enjoy.

Nature Attractions

South Padre Island boasts several opportunities to immerse yourself in natural beauty and learn about the delicate coastal ecosystem:

Sea Turtle Inc. is located at the end of Padre Boulevard near the convention center. It is a conservation center committed to protecting all sea turtle species. Kids can learn how to identify each type of sea turtle, take part in crafts and learn about conservation efforts. If you’re here in the spring, this is a must-visit for watching as sea turtles hatch and are released into the wild.

The Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center, located across the bridge on Port Isabel, is another great spot for kids and adults to learn about Gulf Coast sea life. You can get up close and personal with hermit crabs and starfish, or take a boat tour to see some dolphins. While you’re nearby, check out the Port Isabel Lighthouse.

Take a walk on the Laguna Madre Nature Trail, a stunning, 1,500 foot marshland boardwalk, to see coastal birds and get some exercise and head to the nearby Birding and Nature Center as well.

Beach Activities and Watersports

South Padre island is abundant in outdoor sports and activities. Here are some of the best:

- Take a sandcastle building lesson from Boomerang Billy’s on the beach.

- Visit Schiltterbahn Beach Waterpark on the southern end of the island. This sandcastle themed waterpark is a kid’s paradise.

- Visit the 40-acre Adventure Park at the end of Park Road on Laguna Madre Bay to rent ATVs to cruise along the beach.

- Ride horses along the scenic beach with the Island Equestrian Center - both amateurs and experienced riders are welcome.

- Take a boat cruise. Head out on The Original Dolphin Watch, take a cruise with Isla Tours, or take a sunset, snorkeling or dinner cruise with Southern Wave Sailing Charters. You can also rent paddleboats and kayaks from this watersports shop, located on the west side of the island off of Laguna Madre Bay, between the popular Tequila Sunset and Louie’s Backyard bar and grills.

Dining Options

South Padre Island has plenty ofcasual beach fare and local seafood options.

- For beachside casual fare, head to brightly decorated Pier 19 Restaurant, grab fried shrimp at Dirty Al’s on the Marina, check out Coconuts Bar & Grill off of Laguna Boulevard or hang out at Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill on the east side of the island.

- Grab a local brew and excellent burger at Padre Island Brewing Company

- The best spot for upscale dining in South Padre Island is the Sea Ranch Restaurant, which offers fresh seafood dishes and pretty harbor views.

Events

In the first weekend of October each year, South Padre Island celebrates the annual Sand Castle Days, a 3-day event where you can watch master sand sculptors from around the world compete to turn sand into stunning works of art. There’s an amateur contest and arts and crafts for kids. Clayton’s Beach Bar and Grill hosts the event.

If you visit in December, don’t miss the Christmas Lighted Boat Parade. Locals dress their boats with Christmas lights and parade from Pirates Landing in Port Isabel to Jim’s Pier on South Padre Island. You’ll see everything from yachts to kayaks in this annual competition and winter celebration.

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