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THINGS TO DO

Fun Things to Do in South Padre Island

The Texas Gulf Coast is home to a wonderful variety of attractions. Hike along beautiful nature trails or discover the incredible marine life of the area by observing sea turtles and dolphins up close. Wildlife enthusiasts will also love seeing many unique species of birds along the boardwalks. Whether you are looking for just a relaxing drive along the beach or fun things to do with the kids, our hotel is close to it all. 

Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center - 1.5 Miles

Take a boat tour along the bay to see dolphins play in the serene blue waters. Kids will love the hands-on activities of the underwater touch tanks and exhibits. This sea life center makes learning fun for all ages.

110 N Garcia, South Padre Island, Texas 78578

956-761-8588

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Sea Turtle, Inc. - 1.3 Miles

This conservation organization works hard to preserve one of the ocean's most magnificent creatures. Visitors can learn about the process of saving sea turtles. This is a rare chance to observe them up close. 

​ 6617 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597

 956-761-4511

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South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center -  1.5 Miles

Observe birds, fish, and butterflies in their natural habitat at this wildlife refuge. Take a stroll along the boardwalk or climb the 5-story tower for a sweeping ocean view. Interpretive tours are also available.

 6801 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597

 956-243-8179

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Laguna Madre Nature Trail - 1.7 Miles

Walk along this paved boardwalk that stretches along the coast. Keep an eye out for unique birds and other marine life. This is a great way to experience the natural surroundings of South Padre Island.

 7355 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597

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South Padre Island Beach Driving - 1.3 Miles

Take a turn off your normal route when you go for a drive across the sands of the Gulf Coast. With a four-wheel vehicle, you can access remote parts of the beach. This is a great way to explore the island.

South Padre Island, Texas

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More Local Attractions

  • Sea Turtle, Inc. - 1.3 Miles
  • Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center - 1.5 Miles
  • South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center - 1.5 Miles
  • South Padre Island Convention Centre - 1.7 Miles
  • Isla Blanca Park - 3.4 Miles
  • Andy Bowie Park - 1.7 Miles
  • Laguna Madre Nature Trail - 1.7 Miles
  • Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark - 3.1 Miles
  • Whaling Wall - 1.7 Miles
  • Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site - 5.2 Miles
  • Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier - 5.3 Miles
  • Museums of Port Isabel - 5.2 Miles
  • University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab - 3.5 Miles
  • South Padre Island Golf Club - 12.8 Miles