Discover a selection of 2,000 holiday rentals in South Padre Island, TX, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 96 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in South Padre Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing South Padre Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Padre Island. Well known for its bird watching, fishing and dolphin watching, this relaxing city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around South Padre Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy South Padre Island for its bird watching, fishing and dolphin viewing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South Padre Island a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Sea Turtle Inc (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sea Turtle Rescue Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • University of Texas Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Dolphin and Nature Research Center (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)

Seasonal weather in South Padre Island

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Padre Island

Travellers enjoy South Padre Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Padre Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Padre Island Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Andy Bowie Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Laguna Madre Nature Trail (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Isla Blanca Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Brazos Island State Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Boca Chica State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Padre Island

Fly into Brownsville, TX (BRO-Brownsville-South Padre Island Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.7 mi (34.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Harlingen, TX (HRL-Valley Intl.), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Padre Island?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,838 vacation rentals near South Padre Island. From 1,349 flats & apartments to 457 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Padre Island are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Padre Island?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Padre Island. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • South Padre Island Convention Centre: 1,829 vacation rentals
  • Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier: 1,830 vacation rentals
  • Isla Blanca Park: 1,840 vacation rentals
  • Parrot Eyes Watersports: 1,840 vacation rentals
  • SPI Convention Center: 1,840 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Padre Island listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in South Padre Island?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 1,349 Flats in South Padre Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Padre Island include:

  • Houses: 457 rentals available
  • Cottages: 14 rentals available
  • Villas: 30 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Padre Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,657 vacation rentals with pool available in South Padre Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.