What To Do At South Padre Island?
South Padre Island is full of day and night activities to keep you, your love, your friends and your family excited! So browse around, because we’re sure you’ll find something for everyone here. And when it’s time to lay your head at night, let 22 Beach Condo be the place you’ll stay!
The widest and cleanest in Texas, the beaches of South Padre Island have gotten very high ratings from a variety of sources, including Men’s Fitness, Conde Nast Traveler, MSN.com, City Search, The Travel Channel, Trip Advisor and others! Let’s be real. The beach is the whole reason you’re coming to SPI!
Keeping your kids entertained at the beach can be difficult. So when the weather starts to swelter and the little ones are bored of the shore, head to Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. Here you’ll find water rides, a surfing machine, a hot-tub bar and a giant sand-castle play area that are sure to amuse. When it comes to keeping everyone’s tummy from rumbling, the park is home to a variety of concession stands as well as the Shrimp Haus Restaurant. You’re also welcome to bring your own picnic.
Sitting at the southern end of the island, Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark is generally open every day between mid-May and the end of August. You can secure a one-day pass for less than $50 per person.
One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor. One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting South Padre is a cruise with us. Share the thrill of meeting bottle-nose and spinner dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in mankind.
Bunjee Jumping! Go Karts! Horse back riding! And more! It’s all at South Padre Island, so let your inner X-Games star go crazy!
Jet Skis, parasailing, water skiing, wind surfing, kayaking, the list goes on and on and on. Water sports are so much fun and there are plenty of places on the Island to rent the proper equipment.
You came to a beach so you obviously want fresh, delicious seafood! There are plenty of restaurants near 22 Beach Condo, including BlackBeards, Dirty Als, Padre Brewing Co., Pier 19, Gabriella’s and the list goes on! Be sure to try it all!
Beach nightlife is like no other! No shoes, no shirt, no problem! It’s all about lounging and having fun! Some of our favorite places are: Louie’s Backyard, Clayton’s, Tequila Sunset and Wanna Wanna. Go out and have some fun. Be sure to drink the island favorite, Pina Colada!
Bay or offshore, from a boat, flyfishing, surffishing, guided or by yourself, you will be surprised by the variety of exciting options laying just below the surface! Visit the Port Isabel/South Padre Island Guides Association at www.fishspi.com
Any tour you’re looking for SPI has most likely got it! From deep sea tours, to bird tours to even dolphin tours. Who says educational things can’t be fun!
South Padre Island shops have all sorts of items for rental. Whether you’re looking for a dune buggy, bicycle or even a segway, you can find it on the Beach. Nothing beats riding down Padre Blvd. on a scooter!