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.