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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Getaway for the Parents

    "We had a great time. The condo was well equipped for our every need. The convenience of everything just feet from our condo."
    Guest: April C. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • 100% satisfied

    "The condo was clean, spacious and all the beds were comfortable. The location was perfect only walking distance from the beach, restaurants, stores and 2 blocks from grocery store. There was space for us park our 2 cars and one was even covered. Condo was located right off main street so always easy to get to. As for management, the owner was only a phone call away. When we left, we forgot a few things and she was more than happy to mail them to us; her cleaning crew was very honest and found and stored our items. I would definitely stay there again and refer to friends. The price was what inspired us to book there and it was very worth it."
    Guest: Fun in the Sun Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Great time!

    "Just returned from a wonderful Spring Break trip with the family. The condo was fantastic! Its obvious that Kay and her husband take great pride in ownership. The unit was very clean and well appointed. Everything we needed from towels to kitchen supplies was available. The A/C and heating units controlled the temperature perfectly, as we needed both during this stay. The views from the rooftop are incredible. We liked the fact that 24 hour on site security is provided, especially during this busy week. We found the security staff to be courteous and professional. The pools and the grounds area were imaculate! I would highly recommend this condo to any faming looking for a special getaway."
    Guest: Jeb J. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 28, 2015
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  • Great Condo and location!

    "The condo was very spacious. The courtyard with the pool was great and the kids enjoyed it very much. The location was the best since the beach access was directly across the street. I hope to rent the condo again next year or maybe sooner!"
    Guest: Tiffany P. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 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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