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Dreaming of a beach vacation? Me too! Texas doesn’t immediately come to mind when it comes to tropical getaways. South Padre Island has dozens of beach hotels, offering the opportunity to relax in the sunshine and bask in the waves. Here are five beach hotels in South Padre Island for the perfect warm-weather holiday.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Beach Resort
The Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Beach Resort is fun for the entire family. Of course, there’s a heated indoor water park for kids of all ages. It’s open year round, so it’s ideal to visit in the summer or the winter months. In addition, guests can enjoy the beach on the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. It’s a given that you can relax in the sunshine or swim in the ocean. As for the hotel, the room amenities include high-definition TVs, a microwave, an in-room safe, high-quality coffee, and a mini-fridge.
La Quinta Inn & Suites South Padre Beach
The La Quinta Inn & Suites is one of the cheapest hotels in South Padre Beach, with the room rates starting at $90 per night. With that said, it doesn’t mean that the hotel lacks comfort or luxuries. Your stay includes complementary high-speed Internet, use of the outdoor swimming pool, and access to the fitness center. The hotel is near the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, which would be a memorable outing for the day.
La Copa Inn Beach Hotel
The La Copa Inn Beach Hotel is a family-friendly, yet luxurious accommodation. Rooms include free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, Tempur-Pedic mattresses, and refrigerators. The property includes a swimming pool, fitness center, and a spa. The on-site restaurant has a complementary breakfast for all guests. Be sure to book a room with a private balcony or a ground floor patio with views of the ocean. The nearby Queen Isabella Memorial Park is perfect for a morning stroll.
The WindWater Hotel is an adults-only accommodation, only available to guests 21 years or older. It is an ideal hotel for a romantic getaway, a trip with friends, or even for the solo traveler. This beach property offers glorious sea views. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a refrigerator, and a microwave. Relax in the hotel’s hot tub or swim some laps in the outdoor pool. During low season, the rates can drop as low as $50 per night, which is truly a bargain.
Wanna Wanna Inn
The Wanna Wanna Inn is a cozy 15-room hotel with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico. If you love nature and animals, the Wanna Wanna Inn is the best place to stay. It’s near the Sea Turtle Rescue Center and the Laguna Madre Nature Trail. Create amazing travel memories by volunteering to help sea turtles. After hiking the trails, take a dip in the ocean or swimming pool to cool off. Room rates start at an affordable $125 per night. To get the cheapest rate, be sure to avoid traveling here during Spring Break when the prices skyrocket.