Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in South Padre Island, 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 $90 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in South Padre Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Tranquil South Padre Island will entice you

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in South Padre Island. This relaxing city is known for its bird watching, fishing and dolphin watching. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around South Padre Island

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy South Padre Island for its bird watching, fishing and dolphin viewing opportunities. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes South Padre Island a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beach Park at Isla Blanca (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • South Padre Island Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Sea Turtle Inc (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • South Padre Island Adventure Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Gravity Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • South Padre Jetties (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in South Padre Island

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Padre Island

Travelers enjoy South Padre Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, South Padre Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Padre Island Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Isla Blanca Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Boca Chica State Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Laguna Madre Nature Trail (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • South Padre Bayside Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Padre Island

The nearest airport is in Brownsville-South Padre Island Intl. Airport (BRO), located 21.7 mi (34.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Valley Intl. Airport (HRL), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near South Padre Island?

Whether you're planning your next great adventure with pals or a romantic rendezvous with your sweetheart, one of these top vacation rentals in South Padre Island is sure to attract you:

  • "Beachfront On Ground Floor Gorgeous Views 2 Bedroom": If you're searching for somewhere in Gulf Coast with 2 bedrooms and plenty of charm, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a stovetop and a microwave oven.
  • "Summer 2022, Open Dates Steps To The Oceans": Located in Texas Gulf Coast, this sought-after getaway has 1 bedroom and plenty of handy amenities. A phone and cable/satellite TV services are just a couple you'll find here.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near South Padre Island?

Forget about those household chores — weekends were made for fun. Escape to one of these weekend getaways in and near South Padre Island and experience all the wonderful things to do close by:

  • Located 2 miles to the north of central South Padre Island, "Summer 2022, Open Dates Steps To The Oceans" is a favorite among nature lovers and adventurous types. Keep busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, such as Andy Bowie Park and Isla Blanca Beach. Then, take the opportunity to try fishing or golf.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Luxurious, Remodeled, Spacious Penthouse Condo With Awesome Beach Views". About 2 miles south of South Padre Island, fun activities around here include snorkeling and tennis. Rather see the sights? Find time for Museums of San Benito and Resaca de la Palma State Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around South Padre Island?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to location and convenience. Make yourself comfortable at one of these terrific studio apartments in or near South Padre Island:

  • Get away on your own or take a buddy along to "Summer 2022, Open Dates Steps To The Oceans". You'll have plenty of amenities at your disposal, including a nearby laundromat and a TV.
  • "Cozy And Comfortable Mid - Island Condo With "keyless" Entry And Free Wifi" is another top choice, providing all you need for a great South Padre Island getaway. Some amenities here include a living room and a nearby beach.

Can I find short term rentals in or near South Padre Island?

From modern apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are just two of our favorite stays in and around South Padre Island:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "On” The Beach, Not Close Affordable Luxury. Private Boardwalk" is a good choice. It's close to central South Padre Island, so you'll be within easy reach of all the top sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Beachfront Ground Floor 3/2 Condo. . . Steps To The Beach. . . Unbelievable Views". This comfy, centrally located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near South Padre Island?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around South Padre Island that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some relaxing music and chill together at "Dear Beach, I Miss You, Let's Get Together Asap". Around 1 mile from South Padre Island, this property has all you need for a couple's weekend away, including a resort and air conditioning.
  • "Beachfront On Ground Floor Gorgeous Views 2 Bedroom" is another terrific option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 2 miles from South Padre Island and comes with beauty services and shopping facilities.

Are there mansions for rent in or near South Padre Island?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with the family this vacation, you're going to need plenty of room. These mansions for rent in or around South Padre Island will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Situated 1 mile to the north of South Padre Island, "Pure Luxury. . . . Mansion On The Beach" is the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities on offer here include a beach view and a sauna.
  • Alternatively, score Brownie points with your crew and spend a few days at "Clide's Mansion, Cozy 2 Bedroom". It's located about 25 miles to the southwest of South Padre Island and offers amenities like golf, a separate dining area and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near South Padre Island?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your entire gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around South Padre Island and get everyone together under one roof:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Dear Beach, I Miss You, Let's Get Together Asap". Up to 14 people can stay at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a kitchen. This top pick is around 1 mile to the north of South Padre Island.
  • Invite up to 12 of your dearest friends to "On” The Beach, Not Close Affordable Luxury. Private Boardwalk" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the north of South Padre Island. It's crammed with features to keep large groups happy and comfortable, such as a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near South Padre Island?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is hands down the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near South Padre Island and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable flamingo:

  • Get into vacay mode at "Charming Beach House Private Oasis", where your biggest priority will be pool time. Amenities such as a barbecue grill and pet-friendly facilities help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Spend lazy days splashing around or simply unwinding beside the water at "Beach Front Condo At Beach House Condominiums". This vacation rental is another favorite and comes with towels, a kitchen and more.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your South Padre Island break? This popular destination has a humid subtropical climate. During the summer months, expect average temperatures of between 80 ºF and 90 ºF. Scroll through our range of South Padre Island vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near South Padre Island?

You love your family, but that doesn't mean you need to pack together like sardines on vacation. Take no chances and book a large family vacation rental in or around South Padre Island where you can spread out and relax:

  • Located about 1 mile north of South Padre Island, "Dear Beach, I Miss You, Let's Get Together Asap" sleeps up to 14 guests over 4 bedrooms. As well as plenty of space to sprawl out, amenities include towels and a barbecue grill.
  • Another terrific option is "Luxurious, Remodeled, Spacious Penthouse Condo With Awesome Beach Views". It's about 2 miles south of South Padre Island, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. A TV and free toiletries are just two of the many conveniences on offer here.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near South Padre Island?

Escape the busyness of life and treat your loved ones to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near South Padre Island and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Enjoy Beautiful Condominium 3 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms Sunchase South Padre Island" - This popular retreat offers cable/satellite TV services and a kitchenette and is located around 1 mile south of central South Padre Island.
  • "Waterfront Home With Large Covered Deck And 2 Pools" - This cabin has also been designed with families in mind and is around 4 miles southwest of South Padre Island. Offering a kitchen, a barbecue grill and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

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