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Beach Living At Its Best!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 10 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom On The Beach

Fabulous South Padre Island lets you enjoy a bit of Paradise. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, your pleasure begins with gorgeous sunrises from your balcony or bedroom and continues with ocean delights to glorious sunsets.

This 2 bedroom condo is perfect for a week-long vacation or retreat, offering relaxing, fun-filled water activities from fishing to parasailing, topped off with great seafood in nearby restaurants.

Newly-remodeled Condo 806's master bedroom features a King-size bed, double sink dressing area, a tiled, walk-in shower, and a flat-screen TV. The second bedroom has 2 double beds with a TV. All linens are provided.

The renovated kitchen has granite counter tops, refinished cabinets, a new stove and microwave, dishwasher, and a washer and dryer. Other amenities include cable TV, internet, and a gated parking area.

The dining area features a table for 6 and a bar with 3 stools. The living room seats 7 comfortably with a flat-screen TV.

The grounds have 2 pools, a Jacuzzi, tennis courts, children's playground, Lanai, and fitness room/equipment.

More Details

Carolyn and/or Ron Altstadt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Carolyn and/or Ron Altstadt

Retired school teachers from IN, we have been enjoying winters on South Padre Island for 20 years, and decided it was time to own our place.

Carolyn and/or Ron Altstadt purchased this condo in 2013

Why Carolyn and/or Ron Altstadt chose Gulf Coast

We have wintered here for 12 years and love everything about Ocean Vista Towers: its location about mid-island, the management and staff, and friendly, helpful neighbors.

What makes this condo unique

The fabulous sunrises from the balcony or master bedroom and the sunsets from our entrance on the West. Immediate access to the beach.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Beach Living At Its Best!
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
Lockhart, TX

Wonderful condo on the beach with great views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this condo. There was plenty of room for everyone to relax and do their own things. The views are amazing and peaceful. Our four year old loved the pools and the beach. Very short walk to the beach. We had a blast looking for sand crabs at night. We would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind words and are so happy you enjoyed your stay in our condo and found it fit your needs so well. We look forward to hosting you again soon.
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Beautiful, perfect for our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very roomy and beautiful. We loved how updated it was. It was our first time in Ocean Vista and will not be our last. We wished that we could have rented the umbrella & chairs for our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. We look forward to your returning next year.
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Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to use VRBO and what an excellent experience. The condo and property exceeded our expectations. When you first arrive, there are luggage carts and shopping carts easily accessible to help get your belongings to the condo and the elevator is fast. The condo itself is very well stocked with essentials -- cooking utensils, etc. The washer and dryer was essential for us traveling with small children. We were able to enjoy the beach and the pools were great. On Thursday and Fridays during the summer there are fireworks and that you can see from the breezeway. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with this very updated, well appointed condo. We stay in VRBO places very often and this condo and property exceeded our expectations. Beds were comfy, furniture was very nice and the kids were happy with good WiFi.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your comparison to your past rentals as we try to provide a "home away from home." Glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your returning soon.
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Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Hubby and I recently stayed here with our 2 kids (14 and 10). Beautiful views with short walk to beach. Comfortable furnishings and well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, utensils, etc). Excellent communication with the owner, Carolyn. Only recommendations would be to have iron & ironing board and DVD player available. Highly recommend this condo and hope to stay here again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. We appreciate your recommendations as our aim is to ensure our guests have the best time possible.
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Calgary, AB, Canada

Better than advertised

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just stayed a week here and it was great! It was clean, with nice furniture and bedding, and kitchen utensils and appliances. View was spectacular of the gulf as well.

Pool, hot tub, was as advertised, and the beach was great with soft sandy bottom and lots of room for kids to play!

Overall we could not have been more happy

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your wonderful review. It's great to hear our renters are so pleased with our condo and the facilities at OVT. Our aim is to provide a clean, safe, fun place for our guests to enjoy their vacation. We look forward to your return next year.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Boomerang Billy's
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
South Padre Island Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several within walking distance
Nearest Beach
Out the back door
Car: recommended

The front balcony provides the perfect view of fireworks set off every Friday night during the summer.


Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 7 2016 - Mar 10 2017
10 night minimum stay
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter Season
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
May 26 2017 - Aug 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 14 2017 - Mar 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $80
Wristbands $25
Tax Rate 16.5%

Rental rates will include the quoted rate, house-cleaning fees, wristband fee, early arrival and late departures when applicable. All reservations require either a credit card or cash deposit, a signed rental agreement, a valid credit card, and a current driver's license for ID purposes. Personal checks may be accepted for payment if presented in time to be processed prior to payment deadlines. This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island Permit No. 2015-850783

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.
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South Padre Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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