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 $69 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

Explore a lake cabin in Port Aransas

Lake cabins in Texas are ideal for nature lovers, and one of the best places is Port Aransas. This island getaway offers miles of long, sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico and fish-filled waterways. You can spend time spotting dolphins in Roberts Poi

 
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

Traveling to and around Port Aransas

Fly into Corpus Christi Intl. Airport (CRP), the closest airport, located 27.3 mi (43.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Rockport, TX (RKP-Aransas County), which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Port Aransas?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Port Aransas:

  • Around 18 miles from the center of Port Aransas, you'll want to keep coming back to "Great Family Getaway Fabulous Pool Walk To Beach Spacious Free Wi". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including lowered locks and a washing machine.
  • Another appealing choice is "Beautiful 6 Bedroom Beachfront Home With Panoramic Ocean And Beach Views", which is around 1 mile from Port Aransas. Featuring 6 bedrooms, heating and a phone, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Port Aransas vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Port Aransas?

Put aside those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Get cozy at one of these weekend getaways in and near Port Aransas and make the most of all the amazing things to do nearby:

  • "Best Pool On The Island Walk To Beach And 5 Star Rated" is a popular option around 18 miles southwest of the center of Port Aransas. You'll never have to wander far to find something to keep you occupied around this vacation rental. Pull out your map and head for Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture and IB Magee Beach Park. Activities like windsurfing and fishing will add the finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Easy Walk To The Beach, Double Deck W". About 2 miles south of Port Aransas, activities around here include horse riding and sailing. Rather visit some of the sights? Pencil in a visit to Laguna Madre and McGee Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Port Aransas?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to location, convenience and character. Stay in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Port Aransas and experience a taste of the local vibe:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Best Pool On The Island Walk To Beach And 5 Star Rated". This property is an excellent base for discovering the sights and features amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and off-street parking options.
  • Another tempting option is "Sea Oats Cottage; Your Private Island Of Quiet". Make the most of nearby museums, a hair dryer and other convenient amenities during your getaway.

When you're ready to leave your studio apartment and explore, there's lots to keep you on the go around Port Aransas. Love cultural attractions? Plan a visit to Art Center of Corpus Christi and Harbor Playhouse Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Port Aransas?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Port Aransas. Chill out for a few days in a luxury bed & breakfast, a studio apartment or a large home. No matter what type of property you prefer, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Port Aransas, "Twelve Palms: Relax Close To The Beach And Downtown" is perfect for a whirlwind break. While you're around, make sure you get to leading sights like Texas State Aquarium and USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Beautiful Oasis - Banyan Beach", another terrific option. Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and Art Museum of South Texas should be on your itinerary when it's time to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Port Aransas?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Port Aransas that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and kick back together at "Great Family Getaway Fabulous Pool Walk To Beach Spacious Free Wi". Around 18 miles from Port Aransas, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break sipping wine and canoodling at "Beautiful 6 Bedroom Beachfront Home With Panoramic Ocean And Beach Views", around 1 mile from Port Aransas. A fireplace and a nearby bay will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Port Aransas?

Vacation with others and have twice as much fun. Whether you're planning an active escape with pals or a big family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Port Aransas:

  • A range of amenities including a beach view and an ocean view make "Beautiful 6 Bedroom Beachfront Home With Panoramic Ocean And Beach Views" a favorite with groups. This popular retreat has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 people. From the heart of Port Aransas, it's around 1 mile away to the south.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your closest friends to "Easy Walk To The Beach, Double Deck W" and fill the place with love and laughter. This popular option has 3 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the south of Port Aransas. It's packed with features to keep a large group occupied, including a water view and a beach view.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Port Aransas?

If you're planning a get-together and your guest list fills a few pages, don't stress about finding a big enough space for all those people. We have large vacation rentals in and around Port Aransas perfect for family getaways, birthday bashes and more. These are a few ideas:

  • "Port A's Premier Rental, 12 Br": With 12 bedrooms sleeping up to 32 people, there's enough space for all. You and your guests will have access to plenty of amenities, such as a garden and a swimming pool.
  • "Sandpiper #808: 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom With Spectacular Views And 24 Hour Management": Get the entire gang's tick of approval at this haven which features a kitchen and an ocean view. With 2 bedrooms, up to 99 loved ones can play and stay here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Port Aransas?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Port Aransas and spend your days splashing about:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy an unforgettable break at "Main Pool House Located In Old Town With Pool". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a living room and a microwave oven.
  • Spend lazy days splashing around or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "The Pool House Located In Coveted Old Town - W". This property is also a firm favorite and features on-site watersports, a dishwasher and more.

Port Aransas has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 80 ºF and 85 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Port Aransas vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Port Aransas?

Whether your ideal escape is high in the hills or on the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with family and friends. Look up these large family vacation rentals in or near Port Aransas and bring along the whole gang:

  • Get everyone together at "Beautiful 6 Bedroom Beachfront Home With Panoramic Ocean And Beach Views", which has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 16 guests. This escape is located 1 mile to the south of Port Aransas and comes with amenities such as a stereo and a dishwasher.
  • Another great option is "Easy Walk To The Beach, Double Deck W". This vacation rental is 2 miles south of Port Aransas and comes with a living room, a separate dining area and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

When it's time to leave the house and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Texas State Aquarium, Bob Hall Pier and Hurricane Alley Waterpark should be at the top of your list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Port Aransas?

Vacation with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Port Aransas and get ready to build some beautiful memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Cabin - The Bali Is Perfect For Your Family's Next Trip To The Beach" - Approximately 1 mile south of the center of Port Aransas, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like towels and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "The Anchor Cabin Is The Perfect Place For Your Next Beach Vacation" - This stay is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 1 mile south of Port Aransas. Offering towels, a barbecue grill and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Port Aransas vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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