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Vacation rentals in South Padre Island

There are 3,138 vacation rentals near South Padre Island for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable South Padre Island vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $100/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in South Padre Island, there are 314 between $437 and $2,500/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 99 there are short term home and apartment rentals in South Padre Island to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in South Padre Island are condos, houses and hotels. South Padre Island has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available South Padre Island vacation homes for your trip.

Where is South Padre Island

A sunny paradise made of sandy beaches and stunning sunsets, South Padre Island is located a few miles from the southernmost tip of Texas. It features some of the best beaches in the continental United States. Discover some options for beachfront lodging on the world's longest barrier island.

Quick Guide to South Padre Island

Just 25 miles from Mexico, South Padre Island offers ideal boating, deep-sea fishing, and parasailing opportunities.
  • Campgrounds: Camping in an RV or under the stars in a tent is a popular option for visitors to densely populated South Padre Island. RV sites as well as ideal outdoor places to pitch a tent, complete with million-dollar views, are available throughout the island.
  • Port Isabel: On the other side of Queen Isabella Causeway, this nautical town offers recreational access and waterfront amenities.
  • Fisherman's Wharf: Near boats and the marina, Fisherman's Wharf has apartments, hotels and RV parks with Gulf of Mexico water views that can be enjoyed from the pristine shoreline.

Home-types in South Padre Island

South Padre Island has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in South Padre Island:
- Condo2,198 vacation rentals
- House856 vacation rentals
- Hotel45 vacation rentals
- Private Room22 vacation rentals

Points of interests in South Padre Island

South Padre Island has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in South Padre Island:
- South Padre Island Welcome Sign: 3,446 vacation rentals
- South Padre Island: 3,446 vacation rentals
- Park Place Plaza: 1,294 vacation rentals
- south padre live: 1,292 vacation rentals
- SPI Activities: 1,256 vacation rentals
- LongBoard Bar & Grill: 1,215 vacation rentals
- Padre South Hotel: 1,188 vacation rentals
- La Copa Inn Beach Hotel: 719 vacation rentals
- American Diving: 513 vacation rentals
- What to Do: 508 vacation rentals