15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In South Padre Island, Texas - Updated 2022


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 195)

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! Surfside II - Unit 203
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
359 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 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
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
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
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 400)

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
167 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire 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
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
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
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 236)

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
314 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 5 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
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
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
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 195)

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
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in 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
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
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
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 316)

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
277 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
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
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
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 three-bedroom residence beside a water-park (from USD 300)

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
171 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire 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
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
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
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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7. The seventh-floor condo with the view of the ocean (from USD 200)

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.

South Padre Island, Texas, United States
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire 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
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
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
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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8. The lavish waterfront paradise for six guests (from USD 300)

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
125 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
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
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
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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9. The cozy accommodation close to the beach, bars, and restaurants (from USD 200)

Make the most of your vacation in South Padre Island by staying in this rental close to the beach. Access to the beach and the gulf is but a few steps, which means you can easily get to and from the main attraction whenever you like. Cafes, bars, restaurants, and other establishments are also easy to reach by foot.

The rental is big enough to fit up to six guests comfortably. Aside from the usual amenities, you will also have access to the pool.

Beachside Landing Retama #1 South Padre Island
South padre island, Texas, United States
310 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice size kitchen with all utensils
very clean and nice
the condo was clean and very comfortable
very clean and very nice place
place was nice and clean
great stay super clean lady's from cleaning where outside already before check out no complaints
host was very responsive
the host was great
the hosts r very friendly n helpful
great location-easy walking distance to the beach
the location was great
great location for the price
love the location of this place
great location and a great value
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10. The Sunrise Suite beside a bird sanctuary near the beach (from USD 155)

Sunrise Suite—from its name alone, you’d know you’ll get to enjoy plenty of sunshine here, from dawn till dusk. It’s close to the beach, which means you will have quick access to the water as well as a number of fun outdoor activities. This accommodation can sleep up to four people, perfect for a small group of friends or a small family. The rental also offers air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a smart TV to ensure the utmost comfort during your stay.

SPI Bird Sanctuary Sunrise Suite
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
51 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had everything we needed which made our stay extremely comfortable and relaxing
amazing clean and has that home feeling we all love and need
a welcoming time clean and the owner responds fast
very clean and organized with some fun surprises they gift us
hosts were very helpful and accommodating-would def stay again
brian was a gracious and attentive host
pet friendly place so we can bring our furry friends with us
this place is great they were so kind the area was in a prefect location right by the water
very cute and cozy place
it has a great beachy relaxed feel and it a great location
great ambiance and location the place had feng shui and this was amazing to me
my family and i loved staying at this location brian and his wife were so welcoming and hospitable
i recommend this place
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11. The luxurious accommodation with a pool (from USD 396)

Take your family on a fun yet relaxing vacation in South Padre Island and stay in this luxurious home rental. The property is in the middle of everything—restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. Both the Gulf and Laguna Madre can also be reached on foot, providing easy access to swimming, fishing, windsurfing, and so much more.

The rental offers enough room for up to seven guests. Its interior is designed with modern decors, furniture, and appliances to ensure the most relaxing stay.

Stunning House w/Pool & 1 Block from Beach!
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen has a good preping area and was fully equipped with your basic necessities
very clean and lots of room
house was sparkling clean very spacious and comfy
everything was really clean and organized really enjoyed the stay
this house is awesomely clean beautiful and close to the beach
our host was very good in responding accordingly to any questions or concerns during our stay
the host is very responsive and we never had to wait longer than 15 minutes for a response
beautiful getaway close to home very clean host made it easy and a pleasurable experience
great location so close to the beach we were able to walk to get there
there is a nice grilling station out by the pool aswell
close to the beach and the pool was perfect
we had a good time exploring the island and a cozy place to come to
great location and awesome communication
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12. The cozy condo in Tiki Complex (from USD 171)

Situated close to the beach, this condo is the perfect accommodation for those who want to fully enjoy what this resort town has to offer—from beautiful gulf views to fun water sports. The interior of this amazing condo features a mix of whites, yellows, and blues, creating a fun vibe to the place. The condo sleeps up to three guests and also features a balcony that provides ringside seats to enjoy the famous sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico.

Cozy condo in Tiki complex with private beach access #340
93 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our stay was excellent and comfortable
the condo was clean and cozy
the place was very clean and inviting
condo was clean pool was awesome
very comfortable stay everything was clean and there is a nice pool area
the place is comfortable and clean
if your looking for a beach destination that’s pet friendly we highly recommend staying here
good place to stay close to beach
this place was great and close to restaurants
location was excellent short and direct access to beach
this location was amazing literally steps from the beach
the location is superb for beach access restaurants bars & shopping
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13. The modern beach getaway on Gulf Boulevard (from USD 224)

Centrally located along Gulf Boulevard, this vacation home rental makes it easier for guests to access Laguna Madre and the Gulf of Mexico as well as commercial shops in the area. This means that aside from the water sports like swimming, fishing, windsurfing, and more, you can fully experience the local culture.

This home rental can accommodate up to six guests and features a bright and spacious living area packed with great amenities like a smart TV, Wi-Fi, and a private pool.

Modern Beach Getaway on Gulf Blvd - Pool, Sleeps 6
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
326 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony off the master bedroom offers a lovely view of the pool and surrounding area
we especially loved the balcony and pool
the beds were cozy there were plenty of towels and the ac always kept us cool
the beds were both very comfortable
the apartment is lovely and our family of 6 fit comfortably
very clean and private
everything was clean and comfortable
very clean beds very comfortable
house was clean and updated
quiet and clean and comfortably furnished
niki was a great host very quick response to questions
host was lovely and very prompt with communications
niki was a great host
niki was just a phone call away great host great weekend getaway spot
nikki is a great host always quick to answer and very accommodating
great location really close to the beach
beautiful condo in a great location
would recommend this location
nikki’s condo location is ideal
location is ideal close to the beach with a cafe nearby
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14. The perfect stay with a swimming pool

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
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 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
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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15. The beautiful nook with a view of Gulf Blvd walkway

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
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
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
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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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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