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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Perfect fit

    "Thank you Tori for renting us your condo for the weekend. Tori made the condo renting process extremely easy with timely communication and follow up. The condo itself was excellent. We took 6 adults and had plenty of space for everyone. The kitchen was well equipped and the decor was classy. Beds were comfortable and had extra pillows if needed. The weather we had was cold and windy so we didn't get to the beach or pool so we hit the workout facility which was amazing. The sapphire front desk staff was accommodating and check in and out was a breeze. I would recommend Tori's condo to all."
    Guest: hit it Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • Beautiful retreat

    "Had a great time! Owner was excellent and the place is kept up. Really spacious for family gathering. Will definitely do it again."
    Guest: Bertha D. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: January 12, 2015
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  • Dawn M

    "Such a great place to stay. Felt at home as soon as we arrived. Back yard with privacy fence was the best. We were there during Spring Break and was so happy to have this private place made our stay so much better than staying in a crowded condo. the propery manager(Pat) was so wonderful...so informed of all to do on the island, made everything so much easier for us to figure things out. She gives you your privacy but goes out of her way to make your experience the Best. My only complaint was we could not stay longer!"
    Guest: Wisconsin Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 28, 2015
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  • Perfect location for a vacation condo...

    "This condo was awesome, just perfect for our family of 3 during spring break! We had a wonderful stay and loved sitting out on the deck at all times of the day. The condo was very clean and comfortable. The location is just perfect for getting to the beach. We loved the guest book that was in the condo, looked through it for suggestions of places to eat and things to do. Besides being on the beach & enjoying the deck, we loved horseback riding on the beach. A must do!"
    Guest: Welle Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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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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