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  • Amazing Property!

    "This was our 4th visit to S. Padre. Prior visits we were a little closer to the beach, but we paid more for smaller, older and stinkier! This condo is SUPER NICE, CLEAN and VERY affordable. The family said I hit a home-run and I agree, as I believe it was nicer than the listing portrayed and we could not have been happier with our choice. The cleaning fee is low, Jan was great and the deposit returned super fast. Why stay anywhere else? We will for sure be back!"
    Guest: JosephNDave Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: August 14, 2012
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  • Awesome Condo!!!

    "My husband and I planned a last minute trip to South Padre Island after we had to cancel a trip to Mexico (due to a tropical storm). I am so glad that we ended up vacationing in SPI! This was the BEST vacation ever! The condo was perfect! The condo is right across the street from the beach, which allowed us to move back and forth from the beach quite easily. The great location allowed us to enjoy the morning sunrise, hang out during the day, or take evening strolls along the beach… with no hassle. The condo was clean, cozy, and spacious. The owner allowed us to bring our small dog with us. We used a crate when we were gone, but it was so much fun to have our dog on this trip. We used several of the condo's amenities - wi-fi, cable to watch the NBA finals on the flatscreen, the coffeemaker, the pool, and the beach cruisers (bikes). We had a blast bike riding around the entire island! Overall, it was a fabulous trip and we definitely plan to return to SPI and stay in this very same condo. I give this condo a grade of A+!"
    Guest: I love SPI!!! Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • EXCELLENT PLACE TO STAY

    "The owners were awesome to work with and they condo was everything they said it would be. The view from the balcony was great and wew didn't want to leave!"
    Guest: OLIVERS Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 2, 2014
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  • EXCEPTIONAL Holiday !!

    "We had the pleasure and privilege of staying at this unit for 2 glorious months. It was better than our expectations. The view every morning was heavenly. I loved sitting on the balcony in the morning watching and listening to the waves crash onto the beach, than grabbing my shoes and going for a walk. I had my hair colored at the spa and was extremely happy with the results.. We also had a couples massage and absolutely Loved it.. The seashell massage was glorious. I highly recommend it.. The staff at the sapphire are extremely accommodating and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub in the evening. There are some fantastic restaurants and so many attractions. We loved the turtle rescue and the dolphin watch . We look forward to spending next winter here."
    Guest: Darlene G. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: February 9, 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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