Tag: South Padre Island

South Padre Island Accommodation Roundup | Inverness at South Padre Island, Solare Tower Condominiums

South Padre Island Accommodation Roundup | Inverness at South Padre Island, Solare Tower Condominiums

RTX has two exciting exchange choices for your stay on South Padre Island. Solare Tower Condominiums are newly renovated to provide you with the latest luxuries while staying at the beach.

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Island Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Island Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

South Padre is small in size but big on flavor – with the Mexican border immediately south of the island, and the plentiful waters of the Gulf right there, it’s the perfect recipe for some diverse and delicious food selections.

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Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Our journey started at the stable, where dozens of horses of all sizes eyed me under a shaded paddock, waiting for a ride. Nearby, Texas Longhorn cattle came over to say hello and remind me what state I was in. The undulating sand dunes, crashing waves and scrubby sea oats looked nothing like the Texas plains where these cows usually roam.

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A Sandcastle Education From a Master

A Sandcastle Education From a Master

“This makes every vacation after this one better,” said Lucinda “Sandy Feet” Wierenga as she prepared to carve up the sand mound she had just molded at beach access #16 on South Padre Island. She was conducting a sandcastle building lesson, and it was about time to get dirty.

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Go South | Exploring the South End of SPI

Go South | Exploring the South End of SPI

If the windswept, vacant north end of South Padre Island is Mr. Hyde, the friendly south end would be Dr. Jekyll. Containing an awesome water park, restaurants, and a park with a surf break and fishing spots, the south end is a gathering spot year-round for visitors.

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Mother Lagoon | Exploring the North End of South Padre Island

Mother Lagoon | Exploring the North End of South Padre Island

When you’re traveling, it’s uncommon to be surrounded by gift shops, restaurants, and all the usual vacation trimmings, only to find yourself on an otherworldly, natural landscape less than a 10-minute drive away.

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Travel Tips | Seasonal Travel on South Padre | When is the Best Time for You?

Travel Tips | Seasonal Travel on South Padre | When is the Best Time for You?

The subtropical climate on the island keeps things warm year round, but there are still four distinct travel seasons at SPI. Decide which one works best for your family, each season has its own personality.

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Travel Smart | South Padre Island

Travel Smart | South Padre Island

Getting around Island Metro offers free bus shuttle transportation around the island as far north as the convention center, and as far south as Isla Blanca Park. Operating 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., it even goes into Port Isabel. Download the Ride Systems app for real time bus information, or call 956-761-8178 for the schedule […]

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