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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Perfection!!!!

    "If you're looking for an ideal place for your next (or first) visit to South Padre, then look no further. My friends and I stayed for 3 nights at this condo and it will go down as one of the best vacations we have ever had! The property is set amid a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to just about everything you need. The beach is a mere 4-5 minute walk, the night life is just up the street. Many restaurants are close and there is no lack of anything to do. There is also a pool on the property that was wonderful for swimming under the stars at night. The fireflies buzzing around the plumeria and hibiscus trees also added to a relaxing and beautiful atmosphere. In regards to the condo itself, I cannot say enough about how absolutely perfect it was!!!! The property is very inviting, clean, and beautiful. It is stocked with anything you will need to cook yummy meals in the kitchen after a nice day of swimming and sunbathing (it may seem irrelevant but we even found the dishes beautiful). We enjoyed watching movies or our favorite shows on the comfortable furniture and nice flat screen into the early morning hours. The rooms were good sized, clean, and comfortable. There are two porches, one out front to watch the stars or nightlife (there were even fireworks we watched from the porch on our second night there), and the back porch overlooks the pool. I cannot say enough about this property, it was more than we were looking for or even imagined for the price we paid...a home away from home! When we visit South Padre Island again, this property will be number one on our list, I cannot imagine staying anywhere else after this! Bonnie was amazing! She is easy to deal with and answers questions/concerns promptly, even via email. Should you take my word for it and rent this property, believe me you will NOT be disappointed! Words just don't seem enough to express how satisfied we are with this condo! Thank you Bonnie, we definitely look forward to doing business with you again and will continue to rave about it to all we know. The weekend we were there was actually for my birthday, and it was made even more special by how thrilled we were to have been staying there."
    Guest: Colby Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 27, 2014
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  • Very Satisfied

    "Had a blast with my sister & her family, a total of 4 adults & 4 kids. They loved the bunk beds & the pool. They said they could wait to go back next year."
    Guest: Sonia Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 30, 2014
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  • Gulf view I condo

    "Enjoyed the stay and plan to stay here again. close to the Fishing piers and guides and many great resturants. very relaxing."
    Guest: fish man Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
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  • last minute getaway

    "Very nice place would highly recommend to other people"
    Guest: liz Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 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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