South Padre Island is located at the extreme southeast tip of the United States, off the coast of mainland Texas. You'll find many large resort-style condos with private pools, all situated a very short distance from the beach. Indulge in outdoor activities or simply sunbathe with a drink and enjoy the excellent weather.
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Popular Rental Amenities on South Padre Island
You will have a large selection of rentals to choose from if you are looking for an accommodation including a pool in South Padre Island. Condo with pools on South Padre Island are a excellent option for groups of 6 and cost, on average, $539 a night. In South Padre Island, two-thirds of the vacation rentals including a pool are situated close to the water.
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Vacation Rental Price Information on South Padre Island
The graph shows average prices of rentals on South Padre Island for the next twelve months. on South Padre Island, prices can go up to $723 (6/29 – 7/6). Opt for a getaway in September (9/28 – 10/5) for optimal savings when heading to South Padre Island.
Rental availability information on South Padre Island
Check how busy South Padre Island is with our availability graph. So far, the week with the least available rentals on South Padre Island is in February (2/17 – 2/24). Conversely, it is in June (6/1 – 6/8) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
The Weather on South Padre Island
You can see our climate diagram above. During August, maximum temperatures go up to more than 37° Conversely, January is the coolest month on South Padre Island, with temperatures going under 12° January is the wettest month.
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Dining Out on South Padre Island
Like most beachside destinations, South Padre Island excels in seafood and offers fish such as marlin, red snapper, kingfish, and flounder. Why not savor some grilled oysters while watching dolphins in the Gulf? Boomerang Billy's, meanwhile, serves tantalizing "beach-friendly" food such as chicken tacos and burgers, while Dirty Al's thrills visitors with its fried seafood and seafood market. For authentic Japanese fare, head to Kohnami Restaurant which is the island's only Japanese eatery.
For drinking establishments, South Padre Island offers everything from swanky rooftop lounges to hole-in-the-wall bars frequented by friendly locals. For live music, consider Quarterdeck Lounge, which showcases bands from Vegas, Chicago, New York, and all over the U.S. End the day at your South Padre Island condo rental and kick start the next morning with fluffy pancakes and waffles from Yummies Bistro's. SPI pampers its foodies, so dig in!
The weather in SPI
The best time to visit the island is from September to February when the beach is perfect for sunbathers, watersports enthusiasts, and families. You'll need to keep an eye on the weather between June and August when temperatures start to soar. Late fall brings with it a larger variety of South Padre Island vacation rentals and fewer crowds, while winter appeals to vacationers who come for the sea breezes and magical ambiance.
Things to do and see on South Padre Island
South Padre Island's biggest claim to fame is its marvelous coastline that runs for miles. For information on water and recreational activities, stop by the South Padre Island Visitors Center. Water enthusiasts will have their hands full on this cheery island: there's jet skiing, surfing, deep-sea fishing, parasailing, windsurfing and more to choose from. There are also dolphin cruises that let you get up-close-and-really-personal to these adorable mammals. Shelling, horseback riding on the beach, tennis, hiking, and biking will keep the land lovers occupied.
While on South Padre Island, consider a course in kiteboarding, wakeboarding, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, or surfing. Rentals and trained staff are at your disposal. If you're in town for the summer, don't miss the dazzling firework displays every Thursday and Friday night at the Laguna Madre Bay, and every Friday and Saturday night over the Gulf of Mexico.
Art and culture on South Padre Island
"Spring Break Central" island has its artsy side too! The three most important historic sites to visit are the Port Isabel Lighthouse, the Port Isabel Historical Museum, which houses a huge collection of artifacts from the U.S.-Mexican War, and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. All three sites can be visited at a discounted price if purchased together, and kids under five can go for free.
Activities with children
Kids will love Gravity Park which features the World's Tallest Reverse Bungee, Go-Karts, climbing walls, frog hoppers, trampolines, and kiddie cars. The Black Dragon Pirate Ship cleverly recreates a seventh-century pirate galleon with superb entertainment onboard.
Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark is a pleasant break from the sweltering heat. Enjoy water rides, a surfing machine, and the sand castle play space. Take the kids bird-watching on the Laguna Madre Nature Trail, which is home to more than 300 species of birds. It is close to the South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center which has a bird-watching boardwalk and a fantastic viewing tower. End the day cooling off back at your South Padre Island condo rental in complete privacy.
Regular events and festivities on South Padre Island
SPI opens its cultural calendar with the South Padre Island Polar Bear Dip in January, followed by the Annual Kite Festival in February. Spring break takes place in March/April while summer features the Beachcombers Art Show and Texas International Fishing Tournament.
The year comes to a spellbinding close with the Harbor Lights Festival where the Bayfront Marina is adorned with festive lights.
South Padre Island is truly an inspiring family destination, so book your condo on SPI and dive on in.
Information about vacation rentals on South Padre Island
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||4,891 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 67%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$106|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Internet and Pets allowed|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||771 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||4,047 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home on South Padre Island?
The nightly price for accommodation on South Padre Island starts at $106.
What is the typical availability of House rental on South Padre Island?
June has the highest availability of House rental on South Padre Island, so you can expect plenty of selection, even for last-minute bookings.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities on South Padre Island?
When looking to book a vacation home on South Padre Island, the most requested amenities include Pool, Internet, and Pets allowed.
How many House rental and Apartment rental can I find on South Padre Island?
South Padre Island has 4,891 House rental and Apartment rental available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals on South Padre Island?
If you're travelling with a dog, over 16% of vacation rentals on South Padre Island are pet-friendly.
What's the best month to visit South Padre Island?
If you're looking for balmy weather, August and July are typically the hottest months on South Padre Island with temperatures around 37 °C. January and February on South Padre Island are the coldest, with 12 °C on average.
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