Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Port Aransas, TX that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Port Aransas. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find pet-friendly vacation rentals in Port Aransas

Rated one of the best cities in Texas for travelers, Port Aransas is a popular vacation destination for those wanting to relax and unwind on the beach. With 18 miles of sandy beach, this reputation is well-deserved! The island boasts that there is something for everyone, with festivals and events going on all year long. Enjoy a dog-friendly vacation in Texas by bringing your furry best friend along with you, as there are many outdoor activities, parks, and nature trails that you can enjoy together in Port Aransas.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Port Aransas vacation rentals

Port Aransas is the perfect starting point to see Mustang Island, whether you explore on foot or by bike. If you tire of the beach (is that even possible?), then head south to Roberts Point Park, and don't be surprised if you find an outdoor concert or festival in action. Other highlights inlcude the Port Aransas Nature Preserve and the Port Aransas Museum, which explores the local history and focuses on wildlife preservation throughout the island. Book your Port Aransas vacation rental in the heart of town for the true local experience.

Activities

What to do during your stay in Port Aransas vacation homes

The biggest appeal of Port Aransas is, without a doubt, its beaches. Spend the day on the Gulf, either from the sandy shores or out on a boat, with your eyes peeled for dolphins. Go for a hike or a bike ride around the island, or rent some equipment and go jetskiing or paddleboarding. If nightlife is more your scene, spend your evenings barhopping, seeking out live music at some of the hotspots downtown. Loop back to your Port Aransas vacation rental for a nightcap and some prime stargazing over the Gulf.

Day trips

Day trips from Port Aransas vacation rentals

Port Aransas is the perfect base camp for exploring Corpus Christi. Vacation homes put you within reach of places like the Texas State Aquarium, an aquatic park with regional sea life, reefs, a dolphin preserve, and touch tanks, and the USS Lexington, a World War II aircraft carrier and naval museum with military artifacts. You’ll also enjoy South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, an expansive garden with an array of flora and fauna.

Weather

Climate at Port Aransas vacation rentals

Port Aransas experiences moderate and pleasant weather for much of the year, and the Gulf's warm temps make it an ideal swimming spot even in the shoulder seasons. Visit in May or October for smaller crowds and lower prices, or make your way to Port Aransas in the summer months to experience Mustang Island in full swing. Though the island is pleasant from November thorugh March, you might find it a bit too chilly to swim. Hurricane season lasts from June through November, which is important to keep in mind when booking.

Natural features

Who would have thought you could island hop in Texas?

Located on Mustang Island just off the Texas coast, Port Aransas is known for its sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. It's a popular fishing destination, and a variety of parks make for ideal wildlife spotting. Roberts Point Park features an observation tower with bay views and prime dolphin sightings. Birdlovers can head to Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, which sits over wetlands that are home to a variety of local bird species and alligators. Boat tours are available for travelers interested in heading out and exploring some of the more remote neighboring islands.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Port Aransas

Fly into Rockport, TX (RKP-Aransas County), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Corpus Christi, TX (CRP-Corpus Christi Intl.), which is 27.3 mi (44 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Port Aransas vacation rentals

If you’re traveling with kids, you’ll love all the family-friendly attractions in Port Aransas. Vacation rentals are available near fun places like Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, an observation area with birds, alligators, and fish to see on tours, and Lighthouse Lakes park, a coastal parkland with a boat launch, kayak trails, and nature observation decks.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Aransas, TX?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 3,054 vacation rentals around Port Aransas. From 1,529 house rentals to 1,521 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Port Aransas?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Port Aransas:

  • Sand Point: 789 vacation rentals
  • Safe Harbor: 496 vacation rentals
  • Leeward Sands: 250 vacation rentals
  • Shibui Sands: 823 vacation rentals
  • Cinnamon Shore: 269 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Port Aransas?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,529 Houses in Port Aransas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Aransas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,521 rentals available
  • Cottages: 84 rentals available
  • Cabins: 86 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,511 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Aransas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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