Padre Getaways About Our Team

Each and every one of us are ready to help you find the right location for your South Padre Island Getaway and are here to greet you personally when you arrive on the island.

Elena

Elena (E2) and Shelbee Rose (Shelbee Rose is the DIVA of Padre Getaways - she will greet guests when she wants to)

 

Elena is our manager and reservation specialist. She is bilingual so she is equally qualified to help you in English or Spanish. She knows the island and our properties well and will get to know you in the first phone call so she can find you the perfect property for your getaway and when you arrive make sure that you have a great stay.

Jessica

Jessica and Ellee May (Ellee May thinks she is a Shih Tzu so we do not tell her otherwise. She greets every guest with unconditional love.)

 

Jessica studied in New York before graduating from UT Brownsville with a degree in communications and is responsible for keeping our guests informed thru our custom Padre Getaways APP. But she is also ready to help you with a reservation when you call or with guest services when you arrive on the island. Jessica is also bilingual.

Eleana

Eleana (E1) and one of the unidentified fluff balls on the Padre Getaways Team

 

Eleana is a CPA and a Real Estate Broker so that makes her the logical choice for CFO. As our Greek Eleana, she has to rely on the Spanish Elena to translate for our Spanish speaking guests and clients. After starting her career in public accounting, Eleana was the Tax Director and CFO of private companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries before moving to South Padre Island full time. Eleana is the Treasurer of the South Padre Board of Realtors, and serves on the City of South Padre Island Hotel Tax Task Force, the board of directors of Property Owners Who Care (POWC-SPI) and the South Padre Island Parks and Recreation Committee.

Wally

Wally, Ellee, and Shelbee Rose

 

Wally founded Padre Getaways in 2007 and is our CEO, or as Shelbee Rose refers to him: the Alpha Dog. Wally was the CEO of public and private companies in the hospitality industry from Dallas to Chicago and back, before moving to South Padre Island full time. Wally is the chairman of the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Advisory Board, and is the President of the Sunchase IV Homeowners Association.

Benefits of an Off-Season Vacation to South Padre Island
posted by Padre Getaways on August 22, 2017
Benefits of an Off-Season Vacation to South Padre Island

We understand there are many events a family has to plan around in order to find some time to get away. School, holidays, work responsibilities and vacation days dictate many people’s travel decisions. But if you’re retired or otherwise have a little more flexibility in your schedule, you can reap ...

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Things You Should Know About South Padre Island
posted by Padre Getaways on July 25, 2017
Things You Should Know About South Padre Island

South Padre Island is full of fascinating facts. Did you know that the first residents of South Padre were the Karankawa Indians? The last of this native tribe disappeared around the 1850s. Local legend states that they were an aggressive people of great height and strength. Some stories suggest ...

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Vacation Rentals vs. Hotels on South Padre Island
posted by Padre Getaways on June 30, 2017
Vacation Rentals vs. Hotels on South Padre Island

Padre Getaways is pleased to offer some of the very best vacation rentals on South Padre Island. All of our condos and homes must meet strict standards for quality, luxury, and value to ensure your vacation experience is nothing short of perfect. We know when it comes to vacation rental companies ...

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