South Padre Island is a resort town located on a barrier island off the coast of Texas. The island is known for its miles of soft, sandy beaches and is situated between the warm, calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre Bay. The island is a popular vacation destination because of its abundant marine wildlife, and endless activities from deep sea fishing to kayaking through the bay. One of the top nearby attractions is the Port Isabel Lighthouse.
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site
Port Isabel Lighthouse is one of 16 lighthouses built along the Texas coast. Port Isabel is a popular spot to visit because it is the only South Padre Island lighthouse that is open to the public. The lighthouse rises 50 feet above the ground and offers amazing views of South Padre Island and its beaches. 75 winding stairs and three short ladders will take you to the top, where you will often find couples exchanging vows. The grassy knoll surrounding the lighthouse is also a popular spot for walking and picnicking, and there are several facilities in the area that have historical information about the site. This South Padre Island lighthouse is located at 421 E. Queen Isabel Blvd. in Lighthouse Square.
Planning Your Stay
If you are looking for accommodation on South Padre Island, consider staying at one of our vacation rentals. We offer several rentals on the island, from one bedroom condos to large luxury four bedroom homes that can comfortably sleep your whole family or group of friends.
All of our rentals are fully furnished with high-quality furniture and decorated using beach island decor. Our homes are arranged so there is space for you and your family and friends to sit together. Many of our homes have both indoor and outdoor seating areas with stunning views of the ocean and the island.
While amenities vary depending on which rental you choose, the outdoor seating areas of our homes are usually large with plenty of seating, BBQ, access to a private pool, and just steps away from the beach.
Each house is also equipped with a fully stocked kitchen. Our kitchens have high-quality` appliances and everything you need to cook up your family’s favorite dinner to make coffee and breakfast in the morning.
If you would like to find out more about our vacation homes or to book a rental, please contact one of our rental specialists today. They can help you find the perfect home for your vacation and provide you with recommendations for bars, restaurants, and activities on the island.