South Padre Island is one of the few islands in Texas, making it a beautiful destination with wide, clean beaches and plenty to see and do! This tropical Texas island getaway allows you and your group to be only steps away from the ocean at all times, the widest point of the island is only a half mile total. The beach scene in South Padre is all about pleasantly constant mild temperatures, calm waters, and plenty of activities for adventure seekers, nature lovers, or people who just need some R&R. Any spot on the beach will provide relaxation, water sports, fishing opportunities, sea turtle and dolphin watching points, and even sandcastle lessons! Tourists and locals alike have often walked away saying this is the best beach in the Gulf of Mexico, its soft white sand and shallow and safe waters with over 20 access points inviting even the biggest beach skeptical!
South Padre Island provides over 20 different access points throughout the island, and they typically aren’t very hard to find. Head to the closest access point to the Gulf and engage in some serious watersports, such as SUP, wakeboarding, surfing, or kayaking, or maybe just find a nice private jetty to fish in! Sonny’s Beach service can be easily found beachside in South Padre and has 30 years of professional experience in quality equipment and safety if you want to rent any water equipment, plus they are the only ocean para-sailing company! Enjoy a nice ride over the Gulf of Mexico, hop on a banana boat, or just soak in all the sun you can on the sand! If you happened to stay at the Pearl South Padre Hotel you will not only get direct beach access that you will want your camera for, but you will also have access to the massively entertaining 6,000 sq foot swimming pool!