Situated on the Gulf of Mexico in southern Texas, Corpus Christi has much to offer vacationers looking for a warm and sunny spot to explore. The weather stays relatively mild throughout the year, making Corpus Christi a year-round spot for tourists.

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ExteriorHandmade Sculpture StaircaseBamboo & Wood accentsOutdoor Dining Area Porches Open up for EntertainingHappy Hour & Dipping PoolPool converts to a Hot TubJust escape"NEST" Comfy SofaMaster Suite (downstairs) /Handmade King Metal Bed w/Designer Linens Private Access to DeckAnother View of the Mater SuiteMaster Bath w/Walk-in Concrete Shower and Glass Tile AccentsBedroom 2- Handmade King Bed upstairs w/Designer LinensShared Upstairs Bath Bedroom #3 Handmade King w/Designer LinensSteps down to Outdoor Shower and Private Seating AreaThe SurfBetty; its just cool.Upper Deck & Lower DeckUpper Deck LoungersFloor planHandmade Concrete Island Photos of Surfers from Norway Horace Caldwell Pier
Outstanding(79 Reviews)
Stay at The SurfBetty, she's just cool! Short block to beach
Entire house
8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
The Resort Home - 7 bedrooms of Luxury Professionally decorated, private pool1st Floor - Ping Pong/Bunk Room/TV/Screened in Porch/Pool/Spa....First Floor - Vintage Ping Pong table with a leather netFirst Floor - Fish Bowl Bunk Room - a light and plug in each bed1st Floor - Fish Bowl Bunk 55" TV2nd Floor - Turtle Suite with Queen fold out Couch2nd Floor - Turtle two sink bath and walk in shower2nd Floor - Blue Sky BedroomSecond Floor - Sunny Seaside Bedroom2nd Floor - Pebble bathroom2nd floor - Bunk room Bathroom with a tub2nd Floor -  Porch View3rd Floor - Designer Powder Bath3rd Floor - Amazing Living Room/Dining/Kitchen and Tower of Views3rd Floor - Panoramic Living Room Views and Comfort/65" TV3rd Floor - Gourmet Kitchen/Bar seats 10/ Serving Counter3rd Floor - Gourmet Kitchen - High End Kitchen Aide Appliances3rd Floor - Coffee Nook with restaurant style coffee maker3rd Floor -Family Friendly Dining Room3rd Floor - Wild Life and Wine Room With the Ultimate View on all three sides!3rd Floor - Exterior Porch3rd Floor - Private Casita - Desk/Chair/Double Sink/Soaking Tub/Double shower3rd Floor - Casita Bath - Walk in shower and deep soak bath tub4th Floor - Master with Coffee Machine & RefrigeratorPamilla Beach - Golf Cart/Walking PathEnter here into Pamilla the Premier Neighborhood in Port A!Beach View from The Resort Home - Pond/Golf Course/View/and Access First Floor - Screened in Porch and Grill2nd Floor - Bunk for 6 with private deckFirst Floor - Pool/Spa bench seating to enjoy the Jets
Heated in the Winter!
Outstanding(80 Reviews)
Entire house
20 guests · 7 bedrooms · 8 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
PoolPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenPrivate kitchenRoomRoomBathroomBathroomRoomBathroomRoomRoomBathroomBathroomLiving room new couchesPool
Outstanding(84 Reviews)
HEATED PRIVATE POOL!!! Endless Summer is a 3/3 just blocks from the beach!!
Entire house
10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Palmilla Palace/140 Sunrise Avenue. West Welcome. Entrance, Driveway & Garage.
East-Facing Heated Pool & Spa with Privacy & Lake View. 1st Floor.Game Room with Pool Table. 3rd Floor.Elevator with Self-Closing Louver Door.East-Facing Balcony View of Lake, Palmilla Golf Course, Dunes & Ocean.Penthouse Suite.  4th Floor Private Balcony.  Ocean, Golf Course & Dune View.Penthouse Suite.  4th Floor Living, Dining, Coffee Bar & Printer.Penthouse Suite.  4th Floor Living, Bistro & TV.Penthouse Suite.  4th Floor King Bed, Dual Closets & TV.Penthouse Suite.  4th Floor Jetted Tub, Shower & Dual Sinks.3rd Floor Kitchen, Bar, Microwave, Dining, Living & Amazing East View Balcony3rd Floor Living with Double Sofas, Recliners open to Kitchen & Bar.3rd Floor Living Incredible View of Lake, Golf Course & Ocean Inside or Outside.3rd Floor Curved Breakfast Bar & Dining for 20 People.3rd Floor with Gas Fireplace & Mantle Mounted 85" TV.3rd Floor 4 foot Chef Sink Open to Kitchen, Dining & Living Rooms.3rd Floor Bar with Ice Maker, Beverage Fridge & West Sunset Balcony View.Ample Seating from Pool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Floor Balconies.View of Sunrise & Birds & Other Wildlife on the Pool or Lake.2nd Floor King East  with En Suite Bath & Balcony access & Lake & Ocean View.Ping Pong Table in Air-Conditioned Garage.  1st Floor.Heated Spa. Entrance from 1st Floor Living & Dining Room.Heated & Lighted Spa Pool with Gas Lanterns. 1st Floor.Palmilla Public Pool with Swim Up Agave Bar. 100 yards from the Palace.Aerial of the Palace, Lake, Palmilla Golf Course, Dunes, Beach & Gulf of MexicoPalmilla Beach Chairs & Umbrellas available for daily rental6-Seater Golf Cart provided.Beach Chairs & Beach Toys Provided. 1st Floor.Drawers of Games. 3rd Floor Cabinet Right of Fireplace.2nd Floor Living Room with East Balcony Access.  Lake, Golf Course & Ocean View.
Outstanding(77 Reviews)
Huge Ocean View - Spa/Pool/Golf Cart
Entire house
20 guests · 7 bedrooms · 9 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet

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View of home from streetBack portion of wrap around deck can be accessed from both second level mastersWrap around deck in the front of the houseView of kitchen and living room from the main dining areaLiving roomGourmet kitchen is fully stocked and features granite countertopsLiving room features a large flat screen TV that can be viewed from the kitchenThe dining room table seats 8One of the second floor master bedrooms with a private bathSecond floor master bathrooms both have walk in showersAnother 2nd floor master with a private bathThird bedroom on second level with twin bedsSecond level full bath across the hall from the bedroom with twin bedsDownstairs living area with sleeper sofaDownstairs kitchenette with sink, fridge, and microwaveDownstairs dining areaGround floor bedroom with queen bedGround floor bedroom with twin bedsDownstairs bathDownstairs bath with tub / shower comboView of beach from subdivision beach walkover - about 200 yards from the houseBeach side wrap around deck
Outstanding(61 Reviews)
5 bed / 4 bath home with ocean views in Sand Point 2 Masters Sleeps 14
Entire house
14 guests · 5 bedrooms · 4 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Kitchen with View of the Gulf and steps from the Restaurant, Pool and Beach Two bunks in the hallway Living Room with Sofa SleeperMaster Bedroom with Ocean View Exterior view of condo, Serenity Found is the Middle Top Condo Cinnamon Shores Private Beach Cinnamon Shores Swimming Pool Television in Living Kitchen area Master Bathroom View from the Master Bedroom Porch/Deck
Outstanding(76 Reviews)
Designer Owned Condo in Cinnamon Shores
Entire apartment
6 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Private PoolDining AreaLiving Area - sleeper sofaLiving AreaKitchenKitchenUtility room - washer/dryerHallwayGuest Bath2nd Bedroom - Twin and Full bunkMaster bedroom - King and DaybedMaster BedroomMaster BathMaster Closet - linens for Sleeper SofaPrivate front deck areaPool showerPool BathPool bath/showerOur Triplex. Unit C is on the right. - plenty of parkingBack pool areaPoolPoolPoolPoolUnit C - Sand DollarKitchen Pantry areaOutside shower areaShared grill and picnic tables area under houseShared back deck area.Elevator
Outstanding(55 Reviews)
Port A on the Horizon! 2B/2Bath, Heated Pool, Sleeps 8
Entire house
8 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
Casual coastal-living comfort with a touch of the whimsicalDreamiest sleep ever(!) on King-size Sealy "Magnificence Plush" mattressWelcome to "Avalon" condo whenever you need a time of refreshingSmart TV ready for Netflixs, Amazon Prime & free Spectrum cable. Popcorn anyone?Just add water, put on the kettle/coffeemaker for 24/7 hospitality coffee & tea Made-to-order breakfast nook with nifty contour swivel bar stoolsAfter a full day of fun in the sun, your "table for 4" is reserved for youLiving room accommodates 2 additional guests on Queen-size sofa sleeperBedroom has King-size bed, en-suite bathroom, roomy closet & WiFi smart-tvKing-size bed with "Magnificence Plush Pillow Top" mattressBedroom equipped w/ WiFi smart tv for all your streaming bedtime favoritesRattan room divider stored in closet for when you want added privacy for guestsA touch of coastal vintage… the iconic Santa Monica Pier for memory's sakeSparkling clean en-suite bathroomEn-suite bathroom with classic tub/shower combinationA touch of "the spa" with all-white quality soft towelsA splash of ocean color and a whimsical touch of the beaconing beachConvenient laundry closet with full-size washer & dryerChill out on the veranda in between your dip in the ocean, pool or hot tubWhitecap Beach ~ a brief stroll away or can drive right onto the sand"The Avalon" one-bedroom condo is on the first level for optimal convenienceLandmark entrance to the Beach ClubBeach Club clubhouse has it all-  
fitness/gym, Finnish sauna & business centerEquipped-to-the-hilt galley kitchenBeach Club resort-style living ~ pool, lake, and sea a stroll away!"Come on in, the water's fine!" ~ pool & hot tub heated all year roundPool surrounded by a wonderful security and windbreaker enclosureNo need to fly to Hawaii for those tropical palms, they're here on Padre IslandBeach Club jacuzzi / hot tubMorning is a good excuse for sipping coffee on the veranda
Outstanding(59 Reviews)
"Avalon" ~ a splendid resort-style (1st-floor) Beach Club condo!
Entire apartment
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet
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Corpus Christi travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Corpus Christi vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Corpus Christi, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to know before visiting Corpus Christi, TX?

Before visiting Corpus Christi, TX, it is important to know the following:

  • The city has a humid subtropical climate, so it is important to be prepared for hot and humid weather.
  • The city is located on the Gulf of Mexico, so it is a great spot for beach activities.
  • It is a popular tourist destination, so it is important to book accommodations in advance.

Additionally, Corpus Christi is home to a variety of attractions, such as the Texas State Aquarium, USS Lexington Museum, and Padre Island National Seashore.

What are the top things to do in Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX is a great place to visit for a variety of activities. Here are some of the top things to do in Corpus Christi:

  • Visit the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
  • Explore Mustang Island State Park
  • Go bird watching at South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
  • Take a stroll along the Corpus Christi Bayfront
Corpus Christi also offers a variety of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues. Whether you're looking for a beach vacation or a city getaway, Corpus Christi has something for everyone.

Where should you go when visiting Corpus Christi, Texas?

Corpus Christi has a great mix of activities revolving around beaches, culture, and entertainment. Visitors have no trouble filling their vacation itineraries in this coastal Texas city.

  • South Side: Not far from the bay, the South Side has a pleasing array of restaurants to satisfy almost any appetite. A theater is also located in this neighborhood, offering a dose of culture.
  • Bay Area: Families tend to congregate in the Bay Area, and for good reason. The shopping is ideal in this neighborhood, and there's plenty of green space too.
  • Downtown: Head downtown if you're looking for action in Corpus Christi. Restaurants and clubs abound downtown, and shopping options are also prevalent with supermarkets, malls, and high-end retailers.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Corpus Christi, TX?

  • Downtown Corpus Christi is a must-see neighborhood, with an array of entertainment, dining, and shopping options.
  • North Beach is a beachfront area with a long boardwalk and plenty of restaurants, bars, and hotels.
  • Southside is a vibrant area full of art galleries, museums, and performance venues.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Corpus Christi, TX?

Most popular vacation rental amenities in Corpus Christi, TX:
  • Fully-equipped kitchen: Most vacation rentals in Corpus Christi come with a fully-equipped kitchen, including a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and other essential cooking appliances.
  • Air conditioning: A/C is essential for beating the summer heat in this Texas city, so look for rentals that are well-ventilated and equipped with air conditioning.
  • TV and Internet access: Many vacation rentals in Corpus Christi come with basic cable TV and WiFi.
  • Outdoor space: Look for rentals with outdoor space such as a patio, deck, or balcony.
  • Parking: Make sure your rental comes with on-site or off-site parking options.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX is a great tourist destination with lots of attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Corpus Christi:

  • USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
  • Padre Island National Seashore
  • Texas State Aquarium
  • Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

Visitors can also explore the city's vibrant art scene, take a harbor tour, or visit the historic North Beach. Corpus Christi is a great place to explore and experience the best of Texas culture.

How can I get around in Corpus Christi, TX?

You can get around in Corpus Christi, TX in a few different ways:

  • Public Transportation – The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA) operates bus services around the city.
  • Taxi – There are a number of reliable taxi companies in the city, such as Yellow Cab.
  • Rideshare – Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are also available in the city.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX offers a variety of affordable accommodation options for visitors. Here are four options:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Corpus Christi Downtown, which offers free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast.
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Corpus Christi, which features a fitness center and outdoor pool.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Corpus Christi, which offers an outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Corpus Christi, which includes an outdoor pool and fitness center.

What is the culture like in Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX is a vibrant coastal city with a unique history and a culture full of warmth, hospitality, and good vibes. Here are some of the top cultural highlights of this city:

  • The Art Scene: Corpus Christi is home to many galleries and art museums, including the Art Museum of South Texas and the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.
  • The Music Scene: From jazz to blues to Latin and more, Corpus Christi is home to a variety of live music venues and outdoor concerts.
  • The Food Scene: From seafood to Tex-Mex, Corpus Christi has many delicious restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.
  • The Nature Scene: With its numerous beaches, parks, and nature preserves, Corpus Christi is a great place to enjoy the great outdoors.
  • The Cultural Scene: Corpus Christi celebrates its culture through its many festivals, such as the Corpus Christi Bayfest and the Texas Jazz Festival.

Is Corpus Christi, TX safe to travel to?

Corpus Christi, TX is generally a safe place to travel to. Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind while visiting:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Keep your belongings secure.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX is home to some popular shopping destinations. Here are a few of them:

  • La Palmera Mall
  • Sunrise Mall
  • Padre Staples Mall
  • The Outlet Shoppes at Corpus Christi

Each of these shopping destinations offer a wide variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment for residents and visitors alike.

Where is Corpus Christi, TX?

Corpus Christi, TX is located in the southeastern part of the state on the Gulf of Mexico. It is the 8th most populous city in Texas, and is the county seat of Nueces County. It is a popular tourist destination, with miles of beaches, a variety of museums, and a vibrant nightlife.

What is the price range for rentals in Corpus Christi?

Vacation rentals in Corpus Christi have a price range between $39-$2,634. The average price for rentals in Corpus Christi is $301 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Corpus Christi?

  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Laundry

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