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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Awesome!

    "Staying here was such a great experience. It was my first time at a beach condo, and Ms. Jackie made sure I had a very enjoyable stay. Upon arrival, I found the place to be very clean and spacious. 5 minute walk from the beach so that was a huge plus as well. I would reccomend anyone to stay here!"
    Guest: Liz Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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  • South Padre Island weekend getaway

    "We loved this house! The closeness of the beach, the unlimited access to the pool for just us, the spaciousness...everything! It was perfect for our group of 8 (4 adults and 4 kids) plus a 21 week old puppy! The owner was so easy to work with and was always available for my many questions! We will definitely be contacting him to stay here again! This house has everything you will possibly need for your perfect weekend at the beautiful beach! We left all of our beach stuff in the garage when we weren't at the beach and it was a huge help so we didn't have sand everywhere. Backyard access via the side gate was perfect too so we could rinse off and then jump in the pool!"
    Guest: Kimberli K. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Another Great Stay

    "This was our third stay and it was just as before, excellent in every way. The condo unit is thoughtfully decorated, well "equipped" and immaculate. The owner/manager is easy to work with and very responsive. The building is very well maintained with a great pool and spa. Overall, this is a very nice place to stay."
    Guest: Bob Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
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  • Great vacation

    "This was our first family vacation we have had in a while but we loved it it was great not to far from beach,shopping,an restaurants was a great week there an more then likely will be back again thanks for a great week !!!!!!"
    Guest: michael r. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 19, 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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