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Spring & Summer 2017 filling fast! Beachfront 2Bd/2Bath- Modern Condo! Sleeps6-8

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

We invite you to the Horizon Dunes Oceanside Retreat Condo at Island Retreat I in Port Aransas, Texas on Mustang Island. Up to 6-8 individuals can easily enjoy this second story two bedroom/two bathroom newly renovated property that is the premier vacation destination to let your cares melt away as you view the breathtaking gulf waters from the private balcony. Whether you are lazing on the warm summer sand, fishing with friends, or enjoying a romantic getaway, the Horizon Dunes Oceanside Retreat has everything you need to feel like your home-away-from-home.

*2 bedroom 2 bath, Second floor condo, BEAUTIFUL ocean view!!

*Master: King Tempurpedic sized bed

*Bedroom: 2 full sized beds

*Living room: fold down futon

*2 minute walk over private boardwalk to beach!

*Huge pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, and playground!

*ICE Cold new AC!

*Tasteful modern beach cottage decor

*Flat panel TV, Bluray player, WiFi, board games, books and puzzles for all ages!

*Fully equipped kitchen for all your cooking needs

*Great location within walking distance of many amenities and tourist activities!

Featuring a newly renovated and fully equipped kitchen, new paint, furnishings, and modern electronics, the HDOR condo has every amenity to make traveling effortless. Updated bathrooms, ceramic and wood floors add to the comfort of living by the beach. The master bedroom features a comfortable Tempurpedic king sized bed with an adjoining full bathroom (shower and tub). The second bedroom has two full beds. There is a second full bathroom in the hallway.

The Horizon Dunes Oceanside Retreat Condo is located in the Island Retreat Condo Resort, which is nestled in the quaint and comfortable ocean side community of Port Aransas, Texas. The condo is also conveniently located by many great restaurants and fun activities for all ages. If you are looking for big city life, Corpus Christi is just a short 30 minute drive, three hours from San Antonio, and four hours from Houston or Austin.

If you are looking for entertainment at your home-away-from-home, the HDOR condo features flat panel television with bluray in the living room . Free wireless internet is also provided! If staying in doesn't suit you after the sun goes down, there are clubs, taverns, waterfront restaurants and live music to entertain you.

Just a short stroll through the breezy dunes and across the private boardwalk takes you down to the warm sugar soft sand of the Gulf Shore beaches. Walk for miles and look for shells or enjoy a stroll on the pier.

If you are a 'Golfer' bring your clubs! You are 5 minutes away from a world class public golf course designed by Arnold Palmer.

The resort outdoor entertainment includes a shuffleboard court, sand volleyball, basketball court, tennis court, and 2 swimming pools on the property.

Fisherman can enjoy surf fishing, fishing from numerous piers and jetties or enjoy a private charter or offshore excursion.

Nature lovers can enjoy the many nature preserves, birdwatching, dolphin tours and wildlife around the area.

Horizon Dunes Oceanside Retreat is smoke free. Sorry, but you will need to leave your pets at home.

More Details

Jason Beninga
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Jason Beninga

My two boys and I have a love for the ocean, particularly the Gulf waters. We enjoy traveling to Port Aransas for fun family vacations. We love our condo Horizon Dunes Ocean Retreat, and have made many memories partaking in various activities. We are looking forward to making many more! We hope you will have similar experiences!

Jason Beninga purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jason Beninga chose Gulf Coast

Horizon Dunes Oceanside Retreat is really well maintained and decorated for all the comforts to be your home away from home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We definitely enjoyed the weekend getaway at your condo. We look forward to staying there again! Thanks!
Jun 2012
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Spring & Summer 2017 filling fast! Beachfront 2Bd/2Bath- Modern Condo! Sleeps6-8
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 53 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay with everything we needed. It was clean and cozy and affordable. If not on the beach there's lots to do in the condo (cook, play games, TV, etc) We liked having Wi-Fi also. Thanks Jason & family.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this property for our wedding anniversary. The condo was clean and met our expectations. Beach access was awesome for quick late night outings and the condo itself is very close to the south beach road access point where the bollards end. We actually had such a good time that we extended our trip for one extra night, which the owner was very receptive and accommodating of. Throughout the process, he maintained good communication by email and phone. We went during the off season, which practically gave us the whole place to ourselves. Throughout our whole stay we saw 2 other guests in the whole community, and no one in our same building. We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Perfect for a weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Not expencive, and close to de beach

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great place for our family vacation. We have 2 small kids, and my mother came too, we all had an absolute blast! Short walk to the beach, easily manageable for my mom and kids. We loved being able to swim in the pool after a day at the beach. There was so many grills and tables to eat outside, volleyball, basketball courts to keep the kids entertained. Inside the condo we found a plethora of board games, books, and DVDs for lazy mornings/evenings. Every room had a TV and DVD player & Netflix. Internet worked great, I was able to work outside on the balcony for a few hours and enjoy the ocean view! Overall we had an absolute blast and will definitely try to book here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great air conditioner. Not like photos.

  • 2 of 5

The air conditioner and WIFI/electronics worked well. We were only able to stay one night. The owner did accommodate our one night request, however, the charge, as I found later, was very high. The price was well over what this condo offers. (Found one night - newly furnished & redone, 2 bdrm/bath, beachfront, and many ammenities - $226 vrs $350). I would not recommend not staying the minimum days. This was not a modern condo, did not have a beautiful ocean view (beach view off side patio looking through buildings) kitchen was not fully equipped (many pieces of equipment missing so unable to use & mainly "used" furnishings) roof leaked in the bedroom (it did rain heavily), just wasn't as the photos show or the description. This is a SIMPLE, beach "cottage". Not fancy, but may work for some. We will not be returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Port Aransas is a fun and funky island getaway for beach, sun and family fun! Nestled between the dunes of Mustang Island and the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, its tranquil beaches, gentle breezes and abundant wildlife are the perfect backdrop for your next vacation photos. Spend sun drenched days beach-combing for shells, strolling along the shoreline or splashing in our warm gulf waters. Adventure seekers will find activities that meet their speed like kite surfing, jet skiing, para-sailing, surfing, kayaking and more.


Rates & Availability

Port Aransas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 13 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Please call if you have any questions. We are happy to speak with you!
**Utilities included.
We do not require a cleaning fee
Reservations require a 2 night min. stay,
13% occupancy tax for rentals less than 30 days
Check-in 4p.m. and Checkout 11:30 am
Note - We do not collect a security deposit
starting from $149/night

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Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Tempurpedic bed!
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • King size beds (1) Comfortable king bed in the master bedroom., Double Beds (2) 2 double beds are in the second bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A functioning futon is in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Great restaurants! Be sure to try Moby Dick's, Venetian Hot Plate, Shells Pasta and Seafood, Seafood and Spaghetti Works, Pelican's Landing, Fins Restaurant, Castaways, and Big Kahuna.

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