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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • neat bungalow

    "this little house was clean as a pin, close to the beach and bars and very comfy. Nice couches, big screen TV and good bed. Had a great stay."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 4, 2014
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  • Gorgeous Gulf View and Beach Access

    "This was our first trip to South Padre Island and we really enjoyed it! Our stay at this condo was great! The best part was the view overlooking the Gulf right from our balcony. To get to the beach, all we had to do was walk downstairs and out the back door. The condo was clean when we arrived and had all the necessities we needed. There is free wifi and we got a free pass to Sunset Health Club (10 minute walk) to go work out. We were a 10-15 minute beach walk from Clayton's Beach Bar and the FREE Wave Shuttle service was convenient and allowed us to travel anywhere up and down the island and over to Port Isabel during the day. The Island Market convenience store is also just a 10 minute walk from the condo. The office staff at this condo was also nice and helpful. The property owner was easy to work with and responded to my emails and questions in the months/weeks/days leading up to our vacation. I would definitely recommend this condo. We plan to return to South Padre Island in the future and hope to stay at this condo again!"
    Guest: Rose Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Exceeds expectations!!

    "Condo was great and is beautifully decorated. It was very close to the beach and within walking distance to other must visits on the island. The outside shower was used quite often to get the sand off of us. It was nice to wash and dry our clothes and towels. It was nice to step out onto the numerous balconies. And jumping in the pool in the evening while the food was on the grill was a real winner with the family. Will be coming back for sure!"
    Guest: Tina S Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 13, 2014
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  • Great Place for a family getaway

    "My family really enjoyed our stay at this place. The view was wonderful and the beach access was great. Enjoyed our walks on the beach at night and the pool in the evenings made it even better. Everything we needed was available. Lighting in the kitchen was needed but was fixed by moving the dinning lamp over. We are still waiting on our damage deposit refund and over 2 weeks of our depart date have passed. Overall we had a great time and will be returning."
    Guest: Dallas Visitors Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 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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