Padre Getaways About South Padre Island

South Padre Island is located at the southern most tip of Texas where there are 34 miles of gorgeous, uninterrupted beachfront just waiting for your arrival. It's here where you'll find some of the cleanest beaches covered with sugar white sand in the country. Panoramic views with breathtaking sunrises and phenomenal sunsets make this a vacation destination preferred by many. Come see for yourself!

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You are sure to enjoy the relaxed hometown feel that this beach town provides. South Padre Island offers something for everyone. From water parks to bird watching, horseback riding, and charter boat fishing to our wonderful beaches and an exciting nightlife. Everything you would want for your vacation can be found right here.

South Padre Island has become one of America's most popular destinations for families as well as singles seeking a sun-drenched, fun-filled summer vacation or just some retrospective time away. Once you visit you'll see why we've been mentioned on more than one occasion as the #1 Hot Spot for beach lovers. The kite boarding, bird watching and unlimited water sports make this an ideal location for any vacation any time of the year. These are just some of the reasons thousands make South Padre Island their go-to-spot to unplug and leave the stress behind.

little girls making sandcastles

Your Winter Escape
With the mild winter climate you will find here and the charming small town feel it's no wonder many desire to escape the snow and cold of the northern climates to spend their winters here. Many Texans even make South Padre Island their preferred home away from home during the winter months. It's just a peaceful and relaxing winter retreat that is unparalleled by anywhere else you may consider.

 

Spring Break
Every year, during the month of March, spring breakers return here. This has been a favorite destination for college students for as far back as we can remember. The bay front nightlife and relaxed atmosphere it provides is a perfect location for kicking back and just relaxing. The beaches are rejuvenating and offer opportunities for volleyball games, sand tennis, boogie boarding, surfing and so much more.

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Fireworks Displays
As the "Fireworks Capital of Texas" we take our fireworks seriously here. Watch the sky light up on either the Laguna Madre Bay or over the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Every Thursday and Friday night from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend the Entertainment District Summer Fireworks Displays will take place. These are best viewed from South Padre Island Entertainment District located between Palm Street and Red Snapper Street. Every Friday and Saturday night from Easter Weekend through Halloween Weekend come out and watch Fireworks on the Beach. All fireworks displays begin shortly after dusk.

We look forward to sharing our beautiful South Padre Island with you and your family and hope to see you soon!

Plan Your Thanksgiving Vacation to South Padre Island Today
posted by Padre Getaways on October 26, 2018
Plan Your Thanksgiving Vacation to South Padre Island Today

Make a new tradition this year with the family and spend your Thanksgiving holiday on South Padre Island. The first of November marks the start of the holiday season, where everyone is making their holiday plans and finding out whose house Thanksgiving will be at. Now is the time to plan your ...

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Take a Fall Vacation to South Padre Island
posted by Padre Getaways on September 10, 2018
Take a Fall Vacation to South Padre Island

Going to South Padre Island in the fall is a great time to come and explore the island. With the temperatures usually around the mid-80’s during the day and the high 60’s-low 70’s at night. And if you pair that with a light breeze, you will have weather that is perfect for walking along the beach or ...

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What To Bring On Your Beach Vacation to South Padre Island
posted by Padre Getaways on August 15, 2018
What To Bring On Your Beach Vacation to South Padre Island

Our guests often ask us what they should bring with them when vacationing on South Padre Island. While the beach vacation rentals at Padre Getaways provide you with everything you need for a comfortable stay, guests will want to bring additional things that we don't provide, for their fun times on ...

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