South Padre Island

South Padre Island is the premier destination for those looking to enjoy sandy beaches, warm gulf waters, fishing, boating, bird watching, surfing and so much more!

Escape to one of there luxurious condos or hotels for a romantic getaway. There is something here for everyone. Spend your day exploring and relaxing on the beach or take a waverunner out for a riveting ride on the bay!

If you love nature, stop by the Sea Turtle, Inc. (website), dedicated to rehabilitating injured turtles, or the 50-acre South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center (website).

South Padre Island is only about 90 minutes by car from McAllen. It makes for a great day trip for you and the entire family!!


Travel east on Expressway 83, and make a left onto Highway 100, beyond San Benito. Go through charming Port Isabel (note the lighthouse) and cross the Queen Isabella Causeway to reach “The Island.”

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