5 Star South Padre Island Intimate Gulf Beachfront Condo with Amazing View(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Luxury, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Fully Equipped Gulf Of Mexico Beachfront Condo.
Located in Beach House Condominium about 2 miles north of the Queen Isabella Causeway, our 2 bedroom 2 bath retreat sleeps 6, with panoramic views from every great room window of the beach and gulf of Mexico, and from the adjoining full-width private balcony. Decorated in a tropical decor, it is located on the topmost 6th floor, complete with full amenities, and is just steps away from the beach. The land immediately to the north and south of the condo is less developed, so that there is a feeling of great space. It has on occasion been called a family oasis.
Again, just steps away, out of your front door is a magnificent view of the palm tree lined Padre Boulevard, the Laguna Madre bay, and the 2.4 mile long Queen Isabella Causeway which connects the island to the Texas mainland. Wake to the morning sunrise over the gulf as it spills into your living room. Step out of your front door for the best seat in the house to view the evening sun setting into the Laguna Madre Bay and weekly fireworks (in-season).
The unit interior has been professionally decorated in a warm tropical decor and has white ceramic tile throughout. It has a large great room with a modern, well equipped kitchen fully stocked with plates, glassware, utensils, and appliances.
The large master bedroom has a king-size bed. The adjoining master bathroom features a luxurious, large, custom built, fully tiled shower. The second bedroom has two double beds, an adjoining full bath, and a walk-in closet leading to a fully equipped laundry room.
The great-room includes a pullout couch that can sleep 2 and a 40 inch wide screen TV with Blue-ray player.
The tiled balcony is equipped with 2 comfortable rocking chairs, and a cocktail table and chairs for prime gulf vista viewing and relaxation.
You must be 30 or over to reserve this unit. Children, of course, are welcome under parent supervision. Due to our condo association rules, renters are not permitted to bring pets of any size.
Rates and minimum stay may vary from those listed and are subject to change without notice. This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island Permit 2015-fifty-sixtyone-eightysix
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 6
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 21 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 21, 2017
3 night min stay
Aug 22 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 17%
You could save 10% or more by booking with the owner directly. Also special rates other than those listed may be available. Contact by email at padre3602 at gmail dot com.
Stays of 30 days or longer do not pay local or state hotel taxes. 17% taxes: 8.5% South Padre hotel tax, 6% Texas hotel tax, 2.5% local and county venue tax.
Minimum stay varies.
Cancellation more than 60 days before your rental is subject to a 5% or $50 cancellation fee, whichever is greater. Cancellation or changes resulting in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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With warm summers and mild winters, South Padre Island is a year-round retreat, and to many an undiscovered jewel with minutes away attractions that include shopping, horseback riding, dolphin watching, boat and fishing charters (including our own local pirate ship), para sailing, kite boarding, and a plethora of gulf-side and bay-side dining opportunities to suite your every taste and mood. A shopping trip to Matamoros, Mexico is a half-hour drive away.
City fathers do an excellent job of providing wide, landscaped, well-patrolled boulevards, groomed and patrolled beaches, regular shuttle bus service around the island and to our local Brownsville airport, and nature and convention centers.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: My wife and I purchased this condo as our personal retreat. We had it professionally decorated in a tropical theme, and work hard to keep it sparkling clean, exceptionally well maintained, and equipped with the comforts that will enhance the enjoyment and memories of your stay.
Why the Owner Chose South Padre Island, TX, USA:
Being life-long Michiganders, we wanted a tropical escape. We searched a good part of the nation's tropical coastline. Florida was at the peak of the real estate bubble. We would be lucky if we found a corner efficiency with a restricted view, or a condo hotel with a marshy beach water access, that maybe would allow us to rent a week as owners. Myrtle Beach was extremely congested, over-priced, and high-rise over-whelming. The Mississippi Gulf area suffered from the brackish, muddy influx of the Mississippi River. The northern Texas Gulf beaches showed a mix of unappealing, rocky shorelines, a lack of resort-type restaurants, shopping and activities, and beaches that reeked of rotting seaweed. When we were viewing Corpus Christi properties, we were advised by one owner, 'Don't bother going to South Padre Island, you won't like it.' We discussed his advice, along with the merits of Corpus Christi, including water that appeared so thick with jellyfish that you could walk on it. So we decided to check out South Padre anyway. Amazing is an over-used term, but amazing it is, an undiscovered jewel, this pencil thin island at our condo is only about 3 blocks wide. Everywhere is water, palm trees, and tile-roofed vacation get-aways. The beach is wide and inviting, with moderating breezes that provide cooler than mainland heat of the summer temperatures. Local seafood is terrific, with a variety of restaurants that range from Dirty Al's on the gritty side, to Scampi's on the refined side. The northern end of the island boasts miles of national seashore, with dunes that regularly make advances on Padre Boulevard, South Padre's main street. Though spring break on the island gets lots of press, it’s presence on the island lasts one week. Our condo association does not allow renting to spring breakers, so our condo, protected with security gates and active on-site management, our facility serves even then as a family oasis.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our condo is located mid-island. Condominiums located in the south end of the island, close to the causeway, tend to be too large for any degree of quiet and privacy, and too far removed from the beach and Gulf to get the full ocean sight and sound experience. We love the sunrises, and the sight, sound and smell of the surf that surrounds us on our top, center located, 6th floor balcony.
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Tropical decor, spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath, beach front paradise
Completely equipped kitchen with pass through snack bar.
Living room (one additional couch is not shown; removed for a complete view.)
Master bedroom with king bed, dresser, flat screen TV, and master bath.
Master bath with custom tiled shower enclosure.
View the sunrise over the Gulf of Mexico from your balcony and great room.
View fireworks over the Laguna Madre Fridays June-August from your front door.
Your condo is DIRECTLY on and facing the Gulf of Mexico beach--just steps away.
Watch the sunset while dining at one of many water side bars and restaurants.
Sunset over the Laguna Madre Bay, as viewed from our front, 6th floor walkway.
Our beach view, with our short access walkway visible on the lower right.
The sites, sounds, salt air, and full oceanfront experience are yours to savor.
Dining with a full balcony view of the Gulf of Mexico
Living room balcony view of the Gulf of Mexico and beach.
2nd bedroom with 2 full beds and adjoining bath
Balcony cocktail table seating.
View the sunset over the Laguna Madre from your front door.
One of 2 Beach House pools
Another beautiful Laguna Madre sunset, as seen from the SPI birding center.
Sunset behind the Queen Isabella Causeway.
Your hosts, Marty and Sue Sonders, out for a local catamaran dinner cruise.
Schlitterbahn is one of the many available South Padre attractions.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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