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Beautiful Penthouse!! Beach front condo!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Penthouse 3/2 condo with private balcony, beach front direct access to boardwalk

The discerning guest will find a spacious, 1800 sq ft beachfront penthouse condo with a completely unobstructed Gulf view. Hear the sounds of the surf ... smell the salt air ... feel the breeze. Come and enjoy your home away from home.

Swim or wade in the warm Gulf waters ... build a sandcastle ... or just relax on the white sand beach or on the large condo balcony. Our boardwalk takes you over the dunes to the beach.

Shared Community Pool also available.

The Gulf-side balcony overlooks the beach with a sweeping view of the Gulf. This view reaches the ship channel at the east end of Port Aransas which carries traffic into and from Aransas Pass and Corpus Christi Bay. This balcony stretches the length of the condo with ample furniture to sit, relax and enjoy the view.

This spacious second-floor penthouse was remodeled as a primary residence. The master bedroom, dining room all have large sliding glass doors opening onto the balcony with incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico.

A well-appointed kitchen Including a ceramic cook surface, Corian sinks and countertops and lots of space to enjoy preparing meals or snacks. The living room has a large flat screen HDTV, a DVD player and comfortable seating for relaxing &viewing. All bedrooms have a TV. Of course, free wireless internet is available if you must check in with the 'real world' while on the Island.

Whether you are visiting for the fishing, water sports, golf, or just relaxing on the beach, we invite you to enjoy the comfort, amenities, fabulous location and view from our condo while you are here in Port A.

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More Details

Natalie and Patrick Maxwell
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Natalie and Patrick Maxwell

We are a retired couple who live in Austin, TX. We love going to Port Aransas with our children and grandchildren every chance we get. Our house provides enough space for our family to unwind without tripping over each other! We love the large porch with ocean views where we drink coffee in the morning, a good glass of wine in the evening and enjoy family and friends. We are so pleased to share our piece of paradise with you and know you will enjoy it as much as we do!

Natalie and Patrick Maxwell purchased this condo in 2017

Why Natalie and Patrick Maxwell chose Port Aransas

We looked all over the island to find a condo that fit our needs. The view, private balcony and immaculate grounds primarily attracted us to this unit/complex. While looking at other complex surroundings, it was clear the cleanliness and proximity to the beach are by far superior at Island Retreat, in comparison to other complexes on the Island. I also like the close proximity to town while still having the feel of complete privacy and quiet in the unit. Once we saw this, it was an easy and immediate decision to purchase!


Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Brand new sleeper sofa
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Penthouse!! Beach front condo!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great location, and plenty of room for all

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice to have all the family together under one roof, there was plenty of room for all with the open layout and the big kitchen, also the balcony looking out to the ocean was a great place to hang out. We were only a 10 minute walk out to the beach and also very close to downtown Port A. Everything was great and can't wait to book again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for booking with us! We are glad you enjoyed the Penthouse and your stay in Port A. Feel free to reach out for any future stays!
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Lexington, TX

It was a wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice. I don't think there was anything that the owners did not take into consideration for you. If you needed it, it was there. I loved the balcony with the many chairs to sit in to watch and listen to the ocean. The condo is big and airy, plenty of room for our family. The big pool was really nice to get into in the evening. Lots of chaise lounges and chair and table sets in the shade. The boardwalk to take us to the beach was close and I ❤️ walking from it onto the beach! I would recommend this property to anyone. The owners were also so very responsive when I had a question. Stay there... You'll love it!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed the condo! The balcony and beach access are huge plus for us as well. We welcome you back anytime!
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June 18-21

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the condo. I would recommend it to anyone.

Chuck Brown

San Angelo TX

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the condo! Thanks again for booking with us! Hope to see you back soon.
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Very nice Condo, great views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The condo has a ton of space and great views of the gulf.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed the condo! We love the view as well. Thanks for staying!
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Beautiful Gulf Views

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful gulf views, spacious home. We really enjoyed our trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alissa, thank you so much for the review. We are glad you had a wonderful time. We welcome you on your next visit to Port Aransas!
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Wonderful views and very spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Great views, awesome place. We will return!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Natalie, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed our penthouse and the views. We look forward to your next visit!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Corpus Christi Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Port Aransas Ferry
Car: recommended

Port Aransas is a small Island Town. There is shopping, excellent restaurants and tons of water activities to do. The complex grounds of Island Retreat have 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, children's playground, shuffleboard, volleyball and basketball courts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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