Choosing the perfect hotel for your family can be a huge hassle with the numerous considerations to take note of. We’ve prepared a carefully curated list of the top family-friendly hotels on South Padre Island, Texas to make your planning a breeze.
Nestled at the tip of Texas, South Padre Island is a gorgeous beach area filled with enjoyable activities for the whole family. This resort island offers up swimming, fishing, snorkeling, canoeing, and dolphin and whale watching. With such a veritable range of activities, you’ll want a good night’s rest before making full use of your day.
Thinking of bringing your family to South Padre Island? See our list of the best family-friendly hotels in South Padre and take your pick!
Located 5 minutes away from the beach, Beachside Inn and Suites has family rooms with an LED TV, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee machine. Start your morning with a free hot breakfast, and then enjoy a swim in their outdoor pool. Other amenities include a hot tub, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi access in all areas.
“The spacious room, plenty of lighting, outlets available where needed.” —Celia
La Copa Inn is ideal for adventurous families who want to keep themselves occupied with various activities during their vacation. Enjoy water sports facilities on-site, go snorkeling, experience windsurfing, or try horseback riding. Other amenities include a pool, jacuzzi, spa and wellness center, restaurant, and a bar.
“The staff was really nice. The rooms were clean and spacious. Location to beach excellent and convient. Breakfast was delicious.” —Joseph
Hilton Garden Inn is located right on the beachfront, boasting rooms with beautiful ocean views. Guests will have access to an oceanfront swimming pool and an on-site restaurant. In-room amenities include a 32-inch flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. Room service is also available.
“The view of the ocean and pool facility was gorgeous. In addition, patio was amazing!!” —Tuwanna
Peninsula Island Resort & Spa offers a private beach access and relaxing treatments at their on-site spa. Rooms have large windows that allow guests to enjoy the view of the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a private balcony and a separate seating area with a sofa bed. Other amenities include a pool with a sun deck and a kitchenette.
“staff was friendly, room was clean . the pool was big and the beach access was beautiful” —Maria
The Inn at South Padre, located a few minutes away from Schlitterbahn Waterpark, is a smoke-free and pet-friendly hotel offering spacious rooms with a separate seating area. Hot continental breakfast is served every morning. Guests can also enjoy an outdoor pool with a terrace, free Wi-Fi access, and free public parking.
“The room was very comfortable. Good size room and restroom.” —Dina
Ideal for families traveling with pets, Blue Bay Inn & Suites features an outdoor swimming pool and a pool bar. Relax in rooms with a flat-screen cable TV, and take advantage of other in-room amenities such as a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. Free parking is also available for guests.
“The rooms were spacious, loved the view from the balcony.” —Jasmin
WindWater Magnuson Hotel is just two blocks away from the beach. Amenities of the hotel include an outdoor pool and a hot tub. Guests can grill their own food at the on-site BBQ facilities, or use in-room equipment such as a microwave and refrigerator. A laundry room is also available.
“Great value for price. Beautiful location. Friendly staff, and they allow dogs.” —Bobby
Enjoy easy beach front access when you stay at La Quinta Inn & Suites. Among the convenient services offered here are free high-speed internet access, free parking, and free use of the outdoor pool. Pets are allowed on request. There’s also an on-site library and in-room entertainment features.
“Great facility on the beach with full breakfast!” —Brian
Ideal for big families, Super 8 has rooms that can accommodate up to 8 people at a time. The property is just a few minutes away from the beach, with features such as free high speed internet connection, an outdoor pool, and a jacuzzi. Guests can also use the on-site BBQ facilities and a games room.
“It was clean, staff was pleasant and took care of our needs. The pool was really nice!” —Sheila
Guests staying at Padre South Hotel will enjoy a private beach area and an outdoor pool. There’s also a jacuzzi for those who want to relax and a billiards room where you can bond with your family. Complimentary coffee and newspapers are available daily. Other features include lockers and an ATM machine on-site.
“The room was very comfortable and the views to the beach from the room were breathtaking.” —Mario
A beach trip to South Padre Island
Beach-loving families should absolutely visit South Padre Island. Just remember to choose the right hotel with useful amenities that everyone will enjoy!
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