3 Exciting Outdoor Activities to Do on South Padre Island

Are you and your family looking for something exciting to do when you’re on vacation to South Padre Island? If you are, then you are in luck as we at Padre Getaways can share with you three outdoor activities that meet that criteria. Staying with us in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals will allow you and your family to be close to the action. Let’s look below at how your family can experience three exciting outdoor activities to do here on South Padre Island.

Parasailing

3 Exciting Outdoor Activities to Do on South Padre Island

If you’re looking for an exciting activity to do with the family that includes flying, then this is your activity. Parasailing will allow you and your family to fly 700 ft above the crystal-clear waters of Laguna Madre Bay. You will be able to see the entire island from that height, and you will see how beautiful our island is. There are many different options that you can choose from, such as single, double, or triples in parasailing. Think of the memories that you will gain from flying in the air with your family and enjoying the gentle breeze as well.

 Surfing Lessons

Have you or someone in your family ever wanted to learn how to surf? If so, then why not learn while you’re on vacation here on South Padre Island. South Padre Surf Company has been around for over 25 years and makes it possible for everyone to learn. They offer VIP Surfing Surfaris, surfing lessons for Special Needs, and even Dog Surfing lessons. You can choose from a 30-minute lesson to an hour lesson, and we can tell you you’ll love every minute of it. Make your dreams of becoming a real surfer while on vacation to South Padre Island.

Paddleboarding

3 Exciting Outdoor Activities to Do on South Padre Island

Another fun and exciting activity that you and your family can experience is paddleboarding. This is one of the most fun that you will have on the water as you try to balance yourself on the board, all while standing up. Many will laugh as you all fall into the water until you get the hang of it but will give you a workout too. Not sure when you want to go, then have no fear as you can book evening rentals where there will be LED lights on your board. Think of the fun you’ll have as a family doing this fun and exciting activity together!

While there are many other fun and exciting activities that you and your family can participate in here on South Padre Island, we wanted to share these. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in a South Padre Island vacation rental, now is the time. We can’t wait to see your family and hear about your fun adventures!

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Are you and your family heading to South Padre Island for your vacation soon? If the answer is yes, then we must tell you all about the events that are happening on the island. Staying in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals will keep your family close to the fun. Let’s look below at what some of the events are in the area.

32nd Annual Sandcastle Days

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Does your family love to build sandcastles when you go on vacation to the beach? You’re in luck because on October 4th to 6th will be the 32nd Annual Sandcastle Days. This event is a way to see many of the local residents put on a show for you with their sand sculptors. This event is free to attend, and you will be able to see some of the best sand sculpting around the State of Texas. Your family will also be able to enjoy live music, food, art vendors and more. Don’t miss this fun event as you enjoy South Padre Island!

SPI Fishing Days

For many families who vacation on South Padre Island, they like to take advantage of the great fishing conditions. Fishing off a pier or from a boat, they will get their fair share of fun in the sun. On October 19th & 20th bring the family out to the South Padre Island Convention Center for the Fishing Days Expo. Fishing a great sport to do here on the island it can be done year-round. Admission for the expo is $5 per person including kids 12 & under and the kids’ admission will come with a kids catch tank fishing pass. From seeing new fishing gear, demonstrations and boats, there is something for everyone. Spend the day at the expo as you explore the wonderful world of fishing on SPI!

Trick or Treat with the Sea Turtles

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening on South Padre Island

Come and spend Halloween on South Padre Island as you explore the fun events going on. Head over to Sea Turtle Inc and spend some time with the sea turtles. Not only will you and your family get to trick or treat but they will also have the chance to win prizes and enjoy snacks. Admission is $5 for adults, Seniors & Military and $4 for kids (5-17). This is an event that many locals love to take their kids to because they also get to learn about the turtles. Don’t miss this one with the family while you are vacationing on South Padre Island!

While there are many other fun events happening around here locally, these are ones we wanted to share with you. If you are looking for a South Padre Island vacation rental, we still have availability. We hope to see you and the family as you enjoy these fun events while on vacation to SPI!

Don’t Miss South Padre Island’s Kite Fest this Year

Have you ever been to South Padre Island when the Kite Fest is going on? If not, then you are missing out on one of the biggest kite festivals in the country! What once started out as just a “fun fly” has now become one of best festivals you can attend especially if you love to fly kites. If you happen to be staying with us in one of our South Padre Island vacation rentals you will be close to where the action is happening for this festival. This is an event that you can’t miss this year with your family!

Let the Fun Begin

Beginning on January 31st at 6:30 pm, you and your family can head over to the South Padre Island Convention Centre for the kick off of the festival. They will be doing some indoor kite performances that will host an array of internationally known kite fliers. One of the people that you will be able to meet is John Barresi who holds more than 30 national championship titles and was the 2018 Open Individual Unlimited Ballet champion. The indoor fliers dedicated their choreographed routines with one passion in mind, “creating peace through kiting worldwide.” If you have never been to an indoor kite performance before you are in for a treat! Tickets for the Indoor Kite Performance is $6 per person and can be purchased in advance only as they will not be available at the door. You can call B & S Kites today to reserve your tickets for this event at 956-761-1248. 

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

Don't Miss South Padre Island's Kite Fest this Year

The kite festival doesn’t end on Thursday night, instead you get a few more days to enjoy it. On Friday and Saturday, the festival will move outdoors from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the flats just north of the Convention Centre. Here you will be able to see many kite fliers from all over the United States bring their beautiful ‘show kites’ that will be on display throughout the day. And of course, no kite festival is complete without seeing the mesmerizing performances of individuals and team performances. Some of the best kite fliers have come to South Padre Island for you and your family to watch their beautiful performances with their beautiful kites. Admission to the event on Friday and Saturday is free for you to enjoy.

What to Bring

Many families who come and enjoy the kite festival like to be prepared to stay all day. We suggest that you bring a cooler, beach chairs, sunscreen, drinks and snacks. There will be food and concession stand there at the festival so if you do not want to bring snacks you will be able to grab some. South Padre Island is the prefect destination for your families next family vacation!

Don't Miss South Padre Island's Kite Fest this Year

This festival is a show like no other that you may have attended, and we recommend you heading there next weekend with your family. If you are still searching for the perfect place to stay in South Padre Island, then check our inventory out today or give us a call at 855-412-4805. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next vacation with us and enjoy the South Padre Island 2019 Kite Fest!