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1ST FLOOR BEACHFRONT!! BAHIA MAR, SPECTACULAR VIEWS!! WIFI, PET FRIENDLY!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Permit Number: 2016-057975

Wow!!! Right on the Beach!! Ground Floor and out the door to the ocean!

Breathtaking is the word, when vacationing here at the exclusive Bahia Mar. No more 1970's here! This is spacious, two bedroom, two bath Condo is right on the beach. Just open your door and your there!

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need. All the appliances, dishes, pots and pans. Everything you could imagine in your own kitchen is here for you to enjoy without the worry...

The living room has an breathtaking view of the ocean. Just open the door and your on the beach. Equipped with a large screen TV.

The master bedroom has a King mattress for extreme comfort. There is also a daybed in the master that sleeps 2 persons. Wake up and open the blinds to view the ocean in bed. The second bedroom is spacious with two queen beds, makeup desk and TV.

Beach chairs and umbrella rentals are available. Enjoy the walk down the beautiful walking trails located on the property. Off-site bird and turtle-watching, and beach four-wheeling are popular island activities.

Other activities include horseback riding and the Laguna Madre Nature trail. Visit the historical Port Isabel. There are museums and make sure you visit the 100 year old Port Isabel lighthouse. Port Isabel has many cute little shops including antiques and art galleries. Just a 30 minute drive to Brownsville to one of the top zoos in the country - The Gladys Porter Zoo.

For you golfers there is Golf on the Gulf of Mexico at the the South Padre Island Golf Club in Languna Vista, or play at the Rancho Viejo golf club, just 30 minutes away from South Padre.

Water activities include Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, dolphin watch, boogie boarding, snorkeling and scuba, surfing and sailboat rental. For the fisherman in the family there is bay fishing, deep sea fishing, fishing at the jetties, pier, surf and fly fishing.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Laura Knight
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Amenities

South Padre Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

1ST FLOOR BEACHFRONT!! BAHIA MAR, SPECTACULAR VIEWS!! WIFI, PET FRIENDLY!
average rating of 4.7413793 based on 58 reviews
Georgetown
5

2nd Year Stay

  • 5 of 5

For the 2nd year in a row my Mother and I stayed in this condo on the coast. We went later this year as we had a family member with health issues that delayed getting away to the beach. The weather was great! Cooler than in September and actually liked the temperature better than our previous stay in September the year before. The Sand Castle festival was going on the weekend we arrived and it was fun to walk a short distance down the beach to Clayton's to view the artists creating their sand castle art. An Aunt joined my mother and I this year and she had a great time. She had knee surgery the year before so the location so close to the sand & water was perfect as she did not have to walk far to enjoy the beach. She sat in her chair either on the condo patio or on the beach and read 4 books during our stay. She said that was a special treat to have that kind of time to relax and enjoy her books. As a busy grandmother she doesn't get that opportunity these days. I do wish Bahia Mar would change the ocean front steps to a ramp for wheelchair access to the beach. I have a Sister who handicapped and would be nice to just rent a beach wheelchair (already found the company right on the island who will deliver/pickup one) and just wheel her from the condo to the water front. However, only a few stairs for those that are not wheel chair bound. Since Mom and I knew our way around the island and Port Isabel a bit from the year before we enjoyed showing my Aunt our favorite shops and restaurants. We ventured to the Turtle Rescue facility and drove around looking at sand-castle art spread throughout the island. As we were leaving and crossing the causeway bridge to Port Isabel heading home, we saw a dolphin in the bay poking his head out of the water as is to wave goodbye! Made me smile and felt was a good omen. We are already planning a 3rd trip back in the Spring of 2015 and hoping to bring my Sister to enjoy our new found beach hide-a-way!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a fantastic stay! See you next year. Thank you for you wonderful reveiw. Julie
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2

Needs some updates and some doors fixed

  • 2 of 5

So our overall experience of South Padre was just ok. Don't plan on returning. Was not happy with the food there as most places weren't very good. I did like that the condo was right off the beach. We could walk out the back door right to the beach or the pool. That was the best feature. The condo unit itself was very dated and needs some updating. There must have been water damage as the counter was warped, the sliding back door was very difficult to open and rusted, some outlets were rusted and there was a slight mildew smell. Some kitchen utensils did not work as well and pots and pans need replaced. The blinds in the master bedroom also did not work so you couldn't use the door or open to see the view. There were no extra blankets or pillows for pull out trundle bed. The WiFi was very hit and miss on if it worked and the signal on the tv was also not very good on most days. It would have been nice to have a tv in the spare bedroom as well. As far as the whole building, the braclets were a huge pain. You could not take them off and so they rubbed your arms at all times especially at night. We had two small kids who hated wearing them. My mother in laws arm would swell at night and wake her up. I understand the purpose for security reasons but I have been to ones that as long as you have the arm band with you it was good enough. Some of the umbrellas at the pool did not work and others kept blowing over. We also visited during the 4th of July and many of the people working there said the fireworks could be seen on back patio but ended up you couldn't. On Thursday we also came across three cock roaches in our unit. One on the bed our boys were sleeping in. Had this been the beginning of our stay I would have complained but we were leaving in 2 days. But nonetheless very disgusting. We don't really plan on returning any time soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful view, short walk to the beach...

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I loved our stay as well did Fiona our standard 30 pound Rat Terrier. It was her first time in the ocean and all of us first time to SPI. The condo was as described, it had all the essentials for cooking and clean fresh linens. The condo itself was in a perfect location, close to the pool, parking lot and ocean.The only problem we had was the WiFi. Every day between 10 am and 6 pm you could not get a signal, maintenance came and fixed it, but then the living room TV did not work...Not really a problem. The only reason I mention it is it took time away from our day waiting on maintenance to come. When you only have a week stay....the hours seemed more like days....and it would have been nice to be able to open the slider in the master for air flow...It looked like the salt air sealed it permanently with rust. Beach life...

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Warm, clean and beautiful view.

  • 4 of 5

We had a good experience, nice grounds, clean pool and hot tub. Appreciated the deck and over looking the ocean, umbrellas and comfy deck furniture Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best view from the condo & best stretch of beach on the island

  • 5 of 5

The staff are courteous & professional. The property is well groomed with grassy areas & sidewalks. The large deck, for all to enjoy, overlooks the beach making beach chairs unnecessary.

The condo is well equipped & has comfortable seating.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jill, Thank you for letting us be a part of your getaway! It makes us very happy to know you enjoyed your stay in our vacation rental...hopefully you will remember it as a second home.... Thank you for being an amazing guest, we look forward to having you back!! Sincerely, Laura Knight
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5

This condo was everything we expected!

  • 5 of 5

Property is very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Irma!! I do hope you return soon!! We will be very happy to have you back!! =) Kind regards, Laura Knight
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Harlingen
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
 
Summer 2
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Summer 3
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 17.0%

Permit Number: 904421

There is a $75 per pet fee
Wifi is $25/week/ $5/day, $25/month
Security wristbands charged during peak season
Credit Card processing fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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