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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Family Vacation

    "This was my first trip to South Padre Island. Condo was everything I needed plus more. Staff was great and friendly. Kids had a great time in the pool and on the beach. Water was a little colder than I thought it would be but still the family had a wonderful time. Condo was equipped with all the essentials that I needed and a great view. Loved the washer and dryer with 3 small children. Thanks Robert for letting us stay in your condo had a blast. Would rent from you again!!!!!"
    Guest: Katie S. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 17, 2014
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  • Awesome condo with great location!!

    "This condo is awesome and the price is even better! The listing description is very accurate, the beach is right across the street! It is fully loaded, all you need to buy is the food. it comfortably accommodated a group of 6. It was super clean and the beds were super comfortable! The pool and property were also very well maintained. Lori, the owner was very easy to work with and very nice. I would most definitely recommend this property to all my friends and family. If we go back to SPI and this condo is available, we will definitely be staying in it again."
    Guest: Ruth T. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 11, 2014
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  • Great Stay

    "The condo was well thought out and beautifully furnished. It was so handy having an elevator to get our luggage up and down the stairs. Every morning we would take a walk along the beach and then eat breakfast at one of the nearby restaurants. There are plenty of other great restaurants and shopping centers just a short walk from the condo.Thank you so much for making sure everything went well and being so prompt to answer any questions we had. Our vacation was fantastic!"
    Guest: Michelle Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 12, 2014
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  • Just what we ordered!!

    "Gorgeous and immacutely! A splendid getaway accurately described with easy beach access!"
    Guest: April V. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 14, 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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