10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In South Padre Island, Texas - Updated 2021

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Imagine waking up to the sound of roaring waves. In South Padre Island, there are three coastal campgrounds, along with a whole range of outdoor activities. Its beautiful beaches are not only perfect for soaking up the sun, but you can also try surfing, kiteboarding, deep-sea fishing, horse-back riding, parasailing, dolphin-watching, etc. A visit to Sea Turtle Inc. is a must, to meet the injured sea-turtles in their rehab. The avid bird watchers must take a trip to SPI Birding and Nature Center, to catch a glimpse of Rio Grande Valley birds. This coastal town is very popular amongst the college students of Texas and the other parts of the US, especially for their beach parties. If you don’t know where to stay, check out a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in South Padre Island, for an all-in-one coastal vacation.

1. The house on the street across the beach (from USD 107)

This condo is a part of an established complex called Surfside II, which is a short walk from the beach. The charming apartment was remodeled a few years back and to project a beach décor. Today, its beautiful whitewash walls reflect the natural sunlight that pours into the room. There are two bedrooms in this place with a king-sized bed and twin beds. The living area is spacious, with a sofa and dining area. It opens to a small balcony with a view of the pool. There is a grand kitchen, equipped with all sorts of cooking facilities.

2BR/2BA Piece of Paradise!
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
318 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great balcony area overlooking pool
patio is very nice and overlooks the pool
the back patio overlooks the pool is great to sit and enjoy the weather
very clean and comfortable for a family the amenities were great
the beds were amazing and comfy
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
very clean and cutely decorated
great stay and very clean
the unit was very clean and updated
great place clean and well equipped
Host:
the hosts are wonderful
they were very accommodating and made the place feel like home
great place and amazing hosts
susan is a fantastic host and made sure we were taken care of beyond belief
nice place just as described quick responses from hosts
Location:
this condo is beautiful and a great location
cute and cozy place
easy walk to beach
beautiful and quiet place very close to the beach perfect location
great location within walking distance to the beach and close proximity to various island entertainment
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2. The luxurious oceanfront condo with a panoramic view (from USD 169)

The lavish apartment offers a panoramic view of the ocean through its floor-to-ceiling windows. The entire living room opens to a cozy balcony overlooking the ocean. The apartment has two bedrooms, the master bedroom has a king-sized bed and the other one has bunk beds. Both the bedrooms offer you an enchanting glimpse of the ocean. A stocked kitchen is a part of the living area and you can enjoy your meals with an uninterrupted view of the ocean.

Luxury Spacious Beachfront and Bay Views Sleeps 6
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the usb/outlet towers in every room (and all bedsides) are a very thoughtful touch
amenities of the property (pool gym etc) were wonderful
great amenities on site with gym pool and tennis courts
Cleanliness:
was very nice and clean and spacious
the condo was clean and had everything you needed
this was a very beautiful and clean place
everything in the apartment was clean neat en well organized
everything so clean and welcoming the condo had everything we needed for our week stay
Host:
our host were both so helpful
cynthia our host was great taking care of our needs
the owner has amazing communication and was even kind enough to offer us an early check in
Location:
great location and highly recommend renting through cynthia
great place also in a good location
cynthia was very helpful and the location was great
great location on the south side of the island- walkable to souvenir shops and restaurants
a great place to stay
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3. The beautiful condo for a family of eight (from USD 123)

This family-friendly apartment is located very close to the beach. It is spacious with a gorgeous pool in the backyard. The second-floor has two bedrooms, a spacious living room, and an equipped kitchen. The bedrooms have king-sized, queen-sized, and double and single beds, fit to accommodate a big family of eight people. The living area is a private space, with couches and a big television. The kitchen has a private space, and a small dining area located in the corner. The backyard is a place to enjoy the bliss of outdoors, with a pool, barbeque facilities, deck chairs, and a small dining space.

❤ ★Beach Oasis with Pool + Parking★❤
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
257 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 6 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen fully equipment minus the coffee but i’m sure it was an oversight
the furniture was very comfortable and the condo included many of the things we might have needed
all the beds were larger than expected and really comfortable
beds were very comfortable
really enjoyed having a grill and pool to use at the end of the day
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
it was very clean
very clean loved this place
very clean and great communication by the host
it is quiet clean and very comfortable
Host:
hosts were extremely gracious and kind
alex and marquerite are such lovely hosts
hosts were very responsive and friendly
the space was great also the host responded to any questions i had immediately i highly recommended staying here
they respond very quickly and are great hosts to stay with
Location:
beautiful place in great location
highly recommend perfect location walking distance to the beach
beautiful place in a beautiful location
this place is perfectly located for a quick getaway
excellent place to relax and have great vacations located very close to the beach access
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4. The charming rental for an entire family (from USD 98)

The two-bedroom house is very conveniently located in West Bahama Street. It has a very interesting décor, the living area exhibits an excellent contrast of pine floors, leather couch, and antique furniture. The bedrooms have queen-sized and king-sized beds and a floor mattress for a family of eight people. The living area opens to a kitchen with a dining area on one side. There is a porch with outdoor dining facilities and a large gas grill.

Bahama Beach Lodge - 2nd story, private duplex
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
138 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony was spacious with plenty of comfortable sitting and grill
great kitchen and living space full of natural light beautiful balcony i highly recommend staying here
the big shower was nice along with the balcony and comfy beds
the lodge has all the amenities is very comfortable and an excellent location
the patio is comfortable and an extension of that living and kitchen area
Cleanliness:
the condo was very clean and pleasant
clean and comfortable with everything you might need
it was clean and he provided us with towels water and utensils
dog friendly well stocked kitchen and plenty spacious for the five of us
overall it was clean and nice and a great location
Host:
the host was easily available
home owners very inviting and fast response to any questions
chaz was a welcoming host
he was a wonderful host
the owner was responsive and very friendly
Location:
great location with walking distance to the beach
great location as well
perfect walking distance from the beach
great place not too far from the strip
the house is in a great location on spi close to food and liquor stores
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5. The beach bungalow with a retro vibe (from USD 123)

This vacation rental was built a long time back, almost 50 years ago. The spacious bungalow has two bedrooms with queen-sized, double and single bunk beds for a group of seven. The living area is huge and full of natural light. The seating area with television is in one corner, and the kitchen and dining area are on the other. It has a cute backyard with seating arrangements too.

Not a Condo! Retro Cool Beach Bungalow off Gulf!
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
221 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it isn't fancy but it is immaculate comfortable and put together with a sense of style
we had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay
very comfortable place to relax after a day in and on the water
everything in the kitchen is new and working beds were comfortable having two bathrooms was nice
Cleanliness:
clean and simple decor
the communication was fast the house was very clean everything was provided
cozy and super clean
everything was spotless and even better than expected
it has to be clean
Host:
amazing service by the hosts
jake is the perfect host
the host is awesome with quick response and exceptionally accommodating for special situations
jake was very helpful answering any questions we had
jake and lauren were such nice hosts and quick to respond to any questions
Location:
within easy walking distance of multiply restaurants and stores
great location steps from beach access
first the location is just great
nice place with great location
the location was great as well
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6. The perfect stay with a swimming pool (from USD 98)

The stylish condo is located very close to the beach. This recently renovated condo has an interesting décor, projecting the aura of a typical beach house rental. There are two bedrooms with queen-sized beds and a living room with a kitchen and dining area. The living room has a sofa bed for an extra guest. The backyard of the house has a charming pool in case you want to laze around or go for a dip in the sea.

Toes in the water! Beach Condo
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is fully equipped and we got to enjoy cooking an amazing dinner with no problems
and the beds are the most comfortable ive experienced better than a hotel bed
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
very clean and cozy
plenty of clean towels and bedding
place is very clean and comfortable
the condo was roomy clean and modern
Host:
host was great to interact with
she is so friendly
great host and very quick to reply to all communications
host was so sweet and friendly
very nice place the host was very helpful
Location:
close to yummy restaurants
perfect location with easy access to beach
excellent location in the middle of the island
very close to water - 5 min walk easily
great location in the center of the island
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7. The three-bedroom residence beside a water-park (from USD 177)

This apartment is very conveniently located just next to Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. It is a part of La Isla South Padre Residences which comes with two pools, a garden, a gym, and gas grills. You are to have access to all those facilities during your stay. The apartment has three bedrooms, with king-sized and double beds. There is also a living area with a sofa and flat-screen television. A full kitchen and dining area is available if you fancy a meal indoors.

3BDR/2BA La Isla Residences Condo C201
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
152 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools were perfect for having small children
our favorite part is the two adjacent pools and grounds
we enjoyed beautiful sunsets over the bay from the pool and our balcony
nice view of the pool from the master suite
our group of 9 was very comfortable with all the amenities
Cleanliness:
the condo was clean and beautiful
nice clean place to stay
very clean and family friendly
beautiful island and pretty condo-sparkling clean (and we’re picky about cleanliness) and the decor was simple and chic
place was nice and also clean
Host:
thank you ana for being an amazing host and taking care of us during our stay
ana martha was an awesome host she answered very quickly and very hospitable
martha was extremely helpful and very responsive when we had any questions or concerns
if you are looking for a great place spacious and hospitable host this place has it all
ana martha was a very attentive host and we hope to stay here again in the future
Location:
we love the location and complex
i definitely recommend this location
great location a short walk to the beach and other places we went to
we had a great family summer vacation the price was perfect and the location was great
we would recommend this place for it location and close proximity to activities as well
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8. The beautiful nook with a view of Gulf Blvd walkway (from USD 187)

The apartment is located on the first floor of a building located half a block away from the beach. The peaceful apartment offers an excellent view of the Gulf Blvd walkway. There are two bedrooms, with king-sized, queen-sized, and double beds. The grand French doors from the master bedroom open to the patio. The living area has luxurious seating facilities and a charming dining area. The patio has a large electric grill and dining facility to enjoy your wine with a view of the community pool and Gulf Blvd walkway.

Poolside bliss-getaway-steps to beach-Pet-Friendly
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
129 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of space great pool view fast wifi an comfy beds
there's a great pool and hot tub with a private patio overlooking them
after a long day on the beach we appreciated how well the ac keeps the apartment cool
light-up shower heads it gets better
Cleanliness:
super clean spacious and accommodating
the condo was very clean and nice
so clean and so well organized
nicely decorated & very clean
nice place clean and comfortable
Host:
amazing hosts quick responses
sarah was very helpful
jim and sarah were very responsive to all our questions
the guide they provided was very helpful
the beach gear provided was helpful & useful
Location:
the location was perfect
awesome location will book again
location was awesome a quick walk to the beach
overall we enjoyed the short walk to beach close by and all restaurants were close by too
great location close to the beach very nice condo
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9. The seventh-floor condo with the view of the ocean (from USD 159)

The charming apartment offers an excellent glimpse of the ocean from its living, kitchen, and dining area. The grand French windows of the living area open into a small patio, overlooking the ocean. There are two bedrooms, which overlook the bay. The two bedrooms have king-sized beds and a sofa bed in the common area that can accommodate an extra guest.

THE BEACH AT YOUR FEET AND THE BAY ON DISPLAY
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
68 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice pool (not heated when we were there in january) and hot tub (heated)
the 2 bedrooms were comfortable and had enough space for our belongings
great well kept pool hot tub and beach access
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and comfortable
everything was well organized and clean
we went to dinner and where returned the place was sparkling clean just as reviews said
the pool and hot tub were warm and clean
clean nicely decorated well outfitted kitchen and right on the beach
Host:
the front desk was also very nice and helpful
owner was very responsive and pleasant when i asked extra questions about our trip
the staff was exceptional and we had an amazing vacay
staff in condo is very friendly and attentive
highly recommend this host and property looking forward to staying here again
Location:
we would definitely chose to come back to this location again
excellent location and very nice condo
great location able to walk to many bars/restaurants
will be back to stay great location
the location is perfect with easy beach access and private pool/hot tub
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10. The lavish waterfront paradise for six guests (from USD 195)

The beautiful condo is located on the eight-floor of the building, overlooking the ocean. The community has three swimming pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, a seasonal pool-side bar, and a cabana to which you have access during your stay. The huge apartment has a grand living area with a view. There are two bedrooms that have assorted king-sized and queen-sized beds. A long ocean-front balcony is a perfect place to relax and unwind with a glass of wine.

Awesome Beachfront Condo !
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
119 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pools are heated nice walking beach
very comfortable with terrific view of the beach
tennis courts pools and hot tubs were outstanding
the place was very good with awesome ocean view from the living room patio
awesome view condo is very spacious and comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and accessible
the condo itself was very clean and beautifully furnished
it’s nice clean and relaxing
the condo was so clean and great place to stay
a clean condo - what you see is what you get and he is trustworthy
Host:
jeremy is a wonderful host
jeremy was an amazing and thoughtful host
jeremy is an outstanding host
jeremy is a great host went above and beyond to resolve some minor issues
host is responsive and readily available to answer any questions
Location:
the location was great
great location and good value
great location on the beach
great place and location beach assembly
the secure location was ideal and easy to find
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Enjoy a coastal holiday with lots of activities

A trip to South Padre Island is to claim all your energy, from morning to past midnight. You can start your day with a yoga session on the beach during sunrise, and catch the amazing sunset in pier 19. Its sub-tropical climate is a big plus-along with sunshine throughout the year. So, gear up for the activities and choose an Airbnb rental for a perfect coastal holiday. The island is also home to island resorts and beachfront hotels, so you’ll have a number of options to choose from.

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The main purpose of Saptami's life is to explore the unknown. After completing her MBA, she did not want to get into a 9-to-5 kind of job. Saptami wants to be free to be able to travel and explore...Read more

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