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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Beautiful condo!!

    "The condo was very beautiful, & spacious for a family of 8. The pool was fantastic so nice and clean. We loved everything about it. We definitely are keeping this property in mind for next time!!"
    Guest: Jenny Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • Perfect!

    "I was very happy with our accommodations! The location is just down the street from two entrances to the beach. It is a short walk but, very convenient. The condo is well taken care of and nicely decorated plus has a well equipped kitchen. The pool is pretty much right off the patio and there is easy access to the front of the property for loading and unloading. I will definitely stay again if it is available the next time we go to SPI! Thank you for your hospitality!"
    Guest: Cordelia S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 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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  • Beautiful condo!!

    "I could go on and on about this excellent beachfront property but I will keep it short and sweet. This place has everything you could need and then some. The owners are great to work with, the property is well maintained and we felt right at home. We enjoyed our stay so much that we are already trying to decide when we can go back. Tip: in August ALWAYS wear your shoes down to the water and again walking back up, the sand was extremely hot most days. Never thought I could run so fast in sand."
    Guest: Amy W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 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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