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You Will Not Believe This Beautiful 12th Floor Unobstructed View

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,509 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Great 3BD/3BA right on the ocean for beautiful sunrise and beach views.

About Ocean Vista ...

****UPDATE****

The remodeling of this unit is completed... Look at the pictures!!

Luxurious condominium accommodations in a beautiful beachfront complex. Excellent views, large pool, kids pool, hot tub, exercise room, childrens play equipment and tennis courts. The location is central to the large resort area and the entertainment area. Located 1.3 miles north of the bridge on the beachfront.

Welcome to South Padre Paradise! Imagine a place where you can wake up to a beautiful sunrise every morning from the comfort of your master bedroom. Enjoy the panoramic views from the master, living room and from the large balcony.

Watch birds sail by as you have a cocktail on the balcony. Enjoy the sound of the waves and the peacefulness by this very special condominium in this very special place.

Features include...

Full ocean view

2 Master Suites

Large ocean front balcony

Views of the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the bay on the other.

Expansive beach for walking or just sitting and relaxing

Hot tub

Large pool

Kids pool

Kids play area

Gated Complex with security

Washer and Dryer in the unit

Fitness Room

Tennis Court

One covered parking space included

South Padre Island listing permit number 2015-5168145

More Details

Owner
Roccy Raymond
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Roccy Raymond

We had family that wintered in South Texas for many years before we decided to purchase our place on South Padre Island. During our visits we decided that we love the ocean. The sounds, the activities, and the South Padre beach in particular are what draw us to this area. We have spent many happy days on the island since we purchased the unit. We look forward to more winter relief once we both retire.

Roccy Raymond purchased this condo in 2006

Why Roccy Raymond chose Gulf Coast

We love Ocean Vista because of it's location. Right on the ocean but you can also see the bay and the fireworks from the front. Sunrise in the morning and sunsets in the afternoon. It is within walking distance of anything you need: grocery store, bars, and restaurants and shopping. Well kept building and grounds in a great location with a beach to walk and play on right outside your door.

What makes this condo unique

We have been able to enjoy time with family and friends while we enjoy the South Texas area. We especially enjoy long walks on the beach, watching our grandchildren play in the sand and spending time in the pool and the hot tub. Children and grandchildren grow up too fast so it is great to spend time with all of them. It is wonderful that they all enjoy their time here, too.

We also enjoy dolphin watching and fishing in the bay and the ocean. There are so many good restaurants where we can get fresh seafood whenever we want it.

Amenities

South Padre Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1509 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double vanity with large linen closet
  • Master bath has a double vanity, linen closet, well lit mirror and a separate room for the toilet and shower. Second bath has a single vanity, toilet and shower. Third bath is common to the bedroom but also has a door to the hallway. It has a vanity, toilet and a tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • Spacious master bedroom has a king bed, walk in closet, dresser, night stands and flat screen TV. Second bedroom has a king bed, large closet with built in dresser, dresser, flat screen TV and night stands. Third bedroom has two double beds, dresser and flat screen TV.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • 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
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

You Will Not Believe This Beautiful 12th Floor Unobstructed View
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Austin, Texas
5

One of the best!!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this absolutely beautiful condo! We have rented condos on the Texas coast for over 30 years and I can honestly say this may be best one yet! The recent remodeling job is lovely and the condo was well equipped with everything we needed (and more). The view is spectacular from the 12th floor and we especially loved the 6 comfortable deck chairs that were all tall enough to look OVER the balcony railing instead of THROUGH it (so many condos lack this). We also appreciated the fact that Ocean Vista did not feel like it was overly crowded during our stay. Pool and grounds are well maintained. We hope to come back soon!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jan, We are so glad that you guys had a wonderful vacation! We hope to have you back when your travels call for South Padre Island. Thank you for your nice review! Cheers, The people from La Casa
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5

Beautiful place, perfect location on the beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 7 staying here including 3 children 4-8. The condo is beautiful! Tastefully decorated for a perfect stay on the beach. Wonderful evenings and early morning coffee were spent on the patio watching and listening to ocean. Our first day, we drove up to a public beach and spent $10 per vehicle ; thinking we would find more privacy. The rest of our stay, we used the beach in front of the condo. It was less crowded, more private and beautifully groomed every morning. It is such easy access to and from the condo and after walking on the beach and looking at other places, this building has one of the best and easiest walkways to the beach. The kitchen was well stocked with your everyday needs. The oversized washer and dryer were extremely useful. Some suggestions for those planning on visiting. Bring your own shampoos, laundry soap, condiments, napkins and flashlights (for nighttime beach expeditions). Beach chairs, water toys, beach towels are provided. We definitely plan on returning to this beauty! It felt like our beach home!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Debra, I am so glad you guys had such a great time and thank you for your awesome and accurate review! Please remember us on your next trip to South Padre Island. Happy you enjoyed it, Roccy
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San Antonio, Texas
5

Beautiful penthouse, stunning view - perfect family trip

  • 5 of 5

We're from San Antonio & have been to Padre several times and stayed at several VRBO properties. This Thanksgiving, we stayed at Ocean Vista Towers 1204. First of all the view from the 12th floor is breathtaking. If you love the sound of the ocean, if you love to gaze at the waves, this penthouse has all of that and more. It's a three bedroom, three bathroom property. Every bathroom is updated, beautiful and impeccably clean. The bedrooms are large, with lovely furniture and linens. I loved the kitchen, which had everything you could need for every day eating and when cooking up a special meal. Modern appliances - dishwasher, new microwave, coffee maker (drip and K-cup), refrigerator with water & ice dispenser. Every room has a TV. The living room has cable and movie channels as well as a Blu Ray player. The wi-fi connection was great. Both the living room and the master bedroom have floor to ceiling windows overlooking the balcony and beach. At least twice a day my husband and I sat on the balcony enjoying our coffee and gazing into the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Furniture throughout was so charming. Seating for 10 between the dining table and bar. Ocean Vista Towers has great amenities - heated hot tub and kiddie pool, large swimming pool, play-scape, tennis court, mini-gym, basketball hoop, volleyball court & secure boardwalk to the beach. It was hard to leave & I hope we can one day go back to 1204.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

It was more than than we imagined ...

  • 4 of 5

This was our second vacation to SPI and second condo rental. The unit we rented this trip easily accommodated all 6 adults. The kitchen area was large and spacious - more than we needed really. Appreciated the size of dining table to. The bed in the master bedroom was a little too stiff for our tastes but the vanity area being separate from commode/shower and the large walk-in closet (with mirror doors) were definite pluses. Being on the 12th floor - fabulous views of the gulf and the bay!

Quality/preference of restaurants in the area were mixed. Only one really negative experience with a breakfast place. Overall, will strongly consider renting here again for a larger number of people like we had this year.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean and updated

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very quick to respond to any questions and was very helpful. The kitchen was stocked very well ,air conditioner worked great and the beds were very comfortable. The condo was updated and is one of the nicer condos in this complex. Definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay in SPI

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this condo in May, 2016. There were 8 of us in the condo and we had plenty of room. My husband and I, our son and his wife, and 4 grandkids ages 1-10. The condo was lovely, the pool was great and of course the beach was awesome! The condo complex is very nice and very good to work with. Cindy in the office was very accommodating with any of our needs. The only complaint we had is that we were not aware that we needed to buy all of our housekeeping supplies. There was no dishwasher detergent or dish soap and no extra paper towels or toilet paper and no kleenex.

All in all, it was a great vacation spot!! We plan to visit SPI again and will try to rent this same condo!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Harlingen or Brownsville
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
South Padre Island Golf
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Summer
Jun 26 2017 - Aug 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 21 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
 
 
Fall
Sep 18 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
$3,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
 
 
Off season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
$3,500
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
$3,500
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
$3,500
 
 
Early spring
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 10 2018 - Mar 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Holy Week
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Resort Fee $25
Tax Rate 17.0%

Please read the policies before making your payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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