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Welcome to South Padre Island, TX.

Warm tropical breeze washes over you as you walk on the beaches of 

South Padre Island, TX.  There are a number of ways to enjoy your island getaway. 

  • Visit Sea Turtles at Sea Turtle Inc.  just across the street for Holiday Inn Express Blue.

  • Visit South Padre Island Birding Center just 1 block for Holiday Inn Express Blue 

  • South Padre Island Convention Center just 2 blocks north of Holiday Inn Express 

  • Watch the sunset on the Flats, next to the Convention Center a Cameron County Park. Daytime you can watch the kiteboards, or take a lesson with Pro Kites .  

  • Just a short walk for Holiday Inn Express South Padre you can take Sandcastle Lessons with Island Sandcastle Master Andy Handy

  • On the west side of the island,

  •  bay activities like South Padre Jet Ski Rentals 

  • Paddle Board Rental at Tequila Sunset and great food truck tacos. 

  • Spend some time flying high over the Laguna Madre Bay Parasailing with Coconuts Water Sports 

  • Take the whole family fishing on the Danny B. Bay Fishing Charter   

  • Take a drive to the north end for horseback riding, zip lines and petting barn  South Padre Adventure Park 

  • Take a Dolphin watch trip or eco trip on Murphy's Law with Isla Tours. 

  • Deep Sea Fishing Charters with Salt Walker offshore with the best.

  • Private bay fishing trips with Island Outfitters, Skipper Ray will get you on the fish. and most of our island restaurant will cook your catch.  



South Padre Island Restaurant will not disappoint you. There is a wide range of food types on the small island in Texas. Seafood, Steaks, Mexican, Italian and American Standers too. Just to name a few.


  • Louie's Backyard is the largest Restaurant on South Padre Island, 5 different menus and 6 different bars all at one location,  Seafood  Buffet - Sports Bar Menu and more Bay Side dining on the water

  • Coconuts Bar and Grill -  full menu at the bar and home to the best water sport on the island. Open all year. Covered or patio dining

  • Laguna Bob's Bar and Grill live music events year-round, menu burgers to shrimp open air only.

  • Sea Ranch Restaurant - The place to go ranked in the national top 500 restaurants fine dining on South Padre Island.  

  • Gabriella's Italian Grill and Pizzeria the best brick oven Pizza on South Padre, 

  • Pirates Landing Restaurant, Port Isabel, TX. just across the Queen Isabella Causeway, great family dining and view of The Black Dragon Pirate Ship, the kids will love the crabby patties. and many more too many to name. There a great beach bars like Clayton's Beach Bar the largest on the island and only 1 block north of Holiday Inn Express South Padre. And mid-island dining like Chilitto Pikin and Senor Donkey. The longest open Restaurant on South Padre is a must Blackbeards just a few blocks south. 


More About South Padre Island, TX.
Things to do and Place to see.
About the photo on this page, Take at sunset for Louie's Backyard looking over the Laguna Madre bay, with the Queen Isabella Causeway and Port Isabel off to the west. Photo by Island Event Photos.
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