Along the crystal blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico lies a tropical gem, 34-miles long barrier Island at the tip of Texas, known as South Padre Island. South Padre Island is Sub-tropical and semi-arid with mild & dry winters and warm & humid summers. From sunrise to sunset, the Island and Laguna Madre offer year round bay fishing opportunities. Surf and offshore fishing are also available during the summer and fall months. South Padre Island is a major play ground for water sport activities such as surfing, wind surfing, kite-boarding, diving, sailing, parasailing, jet skiing deep sea / bay fishing, and a host of nature activities / horseback riding, bird and dolphin watching. The Island also hosts a world class water-park and Golf Course. Padre South Hotel, one of the premier hotels on the island, lies nestled on the sandy white beach overlooking the turquoise waters of the gulf and offers a sense of timelessness and charm that allows for a refreshingly unique getaway or vacation experience for you and your entire family. With our choice location come spacious apartment and condominium style units. Our rooms feature non kitchen and kitchen style arrangements with partial and ocean front views of The Gulf of Mexico. Nearby activities include Isla Blanca Park, Pan Am Coastal Studies, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Port Isabel Lighthouse, Port Isabel Museums, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, Laguna Atascosa Wildlife, Bird & Butterfly Paradise, Gladys Porter Zoo, and Matamoros Mexico.
Another beautiful resort is Bahia Mar. Bahia Mar is a luxurious timeshare resort on the Gulf of Mexico beach, South Padre Island, Texas. Close by are the many attractions of Brownsville, or go across the border into Mexico.