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Explore the waterfront setting in Port Isabel

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Port Isabel. This city's beaches, fishing and island views draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Port Isabel

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Port Isabel a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Dolphin and Nature Research Center (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Long Island Village Golf Course (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • University of Texas Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sea Turtle Inc (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sea Turtle Rescue Center (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Port Isabel

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Isabel

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Port Isabel has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Port Isabel is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Isla Blanca Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • South Padre Island Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Laguna Madre Nature Trail (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Andy Bowie Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Boca Chica State Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brazos Island State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Port Isabel

The nearest airport is in Brownsville, TX (BRO-Brownsville-South Padre Island Intl.), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Matamoros, Tamaulipas (MAM-General Servando Canales Intl.), which is 29.1 mi (46.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Isabel?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,949 house rentals around Port Isabel. From 321 Houses to 1,461 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Isabel is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Port Isabel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Port Isabel. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Long Island Village Golf Course: 1,947 home rentals
  • Boca Chica State Park: 1,952 home rentals
  • South Padre Island Golf Club: 1,974 home rentals
  • Port Isabel Lighthouse: 1,948 home rentals
  • Brazos Island State Park: 1,946 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Isabel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Isabel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 321 Houses in Port Isabel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Isabel include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,461 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 16 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 16 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Isabel?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,714 vacation homes with pool available in Port Isabel.

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