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Recent South Padre Island reviews

  • Great Family rental

    "Very nice place with plenty of room. Has a great view and being on the beach made it very nice and convenient. Because it was quite cool outside we really didn't get a chance to use the beach toys. but still had a great time! Highly considering coming back during the summer months when we can actually enjoy the beach and the water more. Great location for a family vacation."
    Guest: Josh Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • A perfect place to stay

    "Ok I am a person who is very picky where we stay and for a good price. The last thing I want is to be stuck in a place that is not nearly as nice as it seemed. I do rely on postings and trip advisor to make my selections. After seeing the positive feedback on this condo we went ahead and booked it. It certainly lived up to our expectations. We had zero complaints about the condo by anyone in our family including the little kids and the teens. The condo was great. Very clean, very nice, and living quarters were great. We took full advantage of the chairs and cooler for the beach. All the cooking items you needed were there. The condo has about 14 units so it is small enough to have peace and quiet. The pool was great and we used it every day. If you don't know the island setup the condo is maybe a tenth of a mile away from the main road where the big condos on the beach are at. Even those big condos you had to walk as they are not on the beach itself. So staying away from those your staying in much better and quiet location that required maybe a tenth of a mile further of walking and you are saving hundreds of dollars. I would recommend this condo to anyone who is going down there. I know the next time we go we will stay there. Regarding Eric the owner he did something most people would not do. After telling him we were going to book the condo we had to wait to make the payment because our debit card would exceed the daily limit. He offered to separate the payment in two days. However my phone died and during that time he had a person also wanting to book the condo after we talked. He informed me of this and said as a owner he would have to ensure he got a client who was going to pay. After all money talks. I did not see the email because my phone died. When I saw it it was maybe 6 hours later and he still did not let the condo go to the other person still giving us the chance to get the condo. That was very classy of him, and it shows in his condo as well. Thanks again Eric we had a great time. As for Padre we have been to every beach in Texas and this was the first time down here in many years. The beach hands down is better than any other beach in Texas. Water is clear and a nice green color. Saw many dolphins. Sand is great no seaweed or trash. Was a great vacation."
    Guest: Tim Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • Home

    "This has been our home away from home over the past 6 winters! The condo has been updated each year. Modern appliances in the kitchen, washer and dryer, four tvs, DVD players, and is pet friendly. We have really enjoyed ourselves here. The owners are friendly and easy to deal with"
    Guest: Judyfuer Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 24, 2015
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  • Best 3BR condo available!

    "My family (6-8 of us) have stayed in several of the Beach House condominiums over the past fifteen years. This condo the best 3BR condo available! Convenient and private first floor access to both the beach and the pool area! Well maintained with many extras such as Tupperware, coffee, sugar, salt/pepper, etc. Very enjoyable stay. We'll make this condo our annual destination going forward. Thanks for making it available Christine!"
    Guest: JW Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 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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