While most people planning a trip to South Padre Island think of the beach and the bay first, there are a wide variety of activities that you can enjoy in the heart of the island as well! With this in mind, we offer a premier selection of inner island vacation rental properties in South Padre Island. Browse through our inland vacation rentals below; we dare you not to fall in love with your new home away from home!
Experience the Beauty of Inland South Padre Island
The inland portion of South Padre Island is home to a range of exciting recreation, from ziplining and ATV riding to tandem skydiving and more—and our inner island South Padre Island vacation rentals are just the ticket to enjoying these thrilling activities!
Island charm permeates throughout our properties, from exteriors lined with swaying palms, lush tropical greenery, and coastal details to airy interiors awash in calming colors and cheerful tropical décor.
Pristine resort-caliber bathrooms infuse a spa-like ambiance to even the most basic portions of your daily routine, transforming hot showers and long soaks in the tub into indulgent experiences. Wash up before retreating to the sumptuous comfort of your bedroom, sliding between the silken sheets of your plush bed and drifting off to the sound of gentle island breezes.
Expansive gourmet kitchens, equipped with the latest appliances and enormous countertop space, enable you to dine in if you choose—whether you decide to impress your guests with a home-cooked culinary masterpiece or simply reheat your amazing leftovers from one of the delicious South Padre Island restaurants located nearby.
Open living rooms outfitted with comfy high-end furnishings and flat screen televisions serve as the perfect spot to hang out with your guests and enjoy each other’s company.
Additional recreation and relaxation can be found in the form of amenities like table games and glittering private and community pools and bubbling hot tubs where you and your guests can take a refreshing dip or a leisurely soak.
Of course, just because you decide to book your stay in one of our inner island properties doesn’t mean beach days are out of the question! We have inland properties that are located minutes away from South Padre Island’s best beaches and water-based attractions, including places like Schlitterbahn Waterpark.
WHAT TO DO FOR FUN ON SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
From Schlitterbahn Waterpark mentioned above to eco tours of the Laguna Madre or nights spent dancing at Clayton’s Beach Bar, you’ll never find yourself bored on South Padre Island.
Visitors who love to golf will be excited to learn that the South Padre Island area is home to a number of wonderful golf courses. South Padre Island Golf Club and the Jim Paul Golf Course are both fantastic spots for playing a round, beyond the golf course access that many of our inner island vacation rentals share.
Other ways you can explore the outdoors in the area include hiking and biking along the Laguna Madre Trail or the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Of course, you can also spend your days on the beaches of South Padre Island, from the largest sand castle in the United states, Dolphin Cove Beach, and Rockstar Beach, to 20 miles of secluded beaches that you can drive on, accessible from Andy Bowie County Park. The park also has a fishing locale situated along the bay.
All-ages attractions like Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Gravity Park, and Three Flags Over Padre provide charming amusements ranging from giant wave pools and towering waterslides to reverse bungees, mini-golf, and go-karts. Inner island vacation rentals have something for everyone!
Additionally, families who want a bit of “edutainment” can pay a visit to fascinating places like the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, which has a birding boardwalk and guided tours, Sea Turtle Inc., a rescue and rehabilitation facility for local sea turtles where you can watch feedings, and the South Padre Island Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center, which offers up-close encounters with sea animals and wild dolphin eco tours of the Laguna Madre. Museums like Port Isabel Historic Museum also provide insight into the local history and culture of the area.
South Padre Island and nearby towns also host a number of yearly events worth checking out during your time on the island. The Redfish Rodeo celebrates the farming and agricultural heritage of the area through livestock showings and rodeo competitions, while the Alamo Texas Watermelon Festival is a fun and refreshing way to celebrate summer.
Franke Rentals – Your Guides to All Things South Padre Island
Adventure awaits when you decide to take the plunge and visit the tropical oasis that is South Padre Island. Contact our office by phone or email and ask about reserving your lodgings in one of our elegant inner island vacation rentals today!