Top 6 Cabin Rentals In And Near South Padre Island, Texas - Updated 2024

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If you’re an avid nature enthusiast, a world of adventure awaits you in South Padre Island. Nestled off Texas’ southern coast, this small island is renowned for its serene waters, beaches, and activities, including kiteboarding, surfing, diving, fishing, and boating. In addition, you can spend your days watching migrating birds at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center or admiring rehabilitated sea turtles at Sea Turtle, Inc. If you’re coming with kids, they’ll love it at Beach Park At Isla Blanca. Additionally, there are various well-equipped cabins to stay in near this location. Check out the top cabin rentals in and near South Padre Island, Texas, for stays.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Kingfish Cottage (from USD 250)

Equipped with four cozy bedrooms and four full baths, this Airbnb on South Padre Island is sure to provide a wonderful getaway for families and large groups of guests. An exciting array of amenities and features await on the second floor, from the two living rooms with board games to the two fully stocked kitchens.

Downstairs, you’ll find plenty of beach equipment that you can use free of charge. You’ll also have access to the barbecue grills as well as a relaxing deck. This pet-friendly Airbnb is in the heart of the island, with lots of local cafes, restaurants, and attractions within reach.

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South Padre Island, Texas, United States
28 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 8 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
the house is very clean and comfortable for us to live in
excellent owner and excellent home
kristin was phenomenal easy to reach and very accommodating if any issues arose
great location and great host kristin was fast to respond to all of our questions
very spacious kristin was extremely helpful and easy to work with
great location for a relaxing beach getaway
the location of the house was great just a short walk to the beach
good location in spi totally will go back
place was great perfect location by all of the fun bars and restaurants
we loved everything about the house and how close we were to the beach
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2. Scenic riverfront fisher's retreat (from USD 155)

An ideal retreat for fishing enthusiasts, this Airbnb rental sits on the banks of Arroyo Colorado, a river with various types of fish that are too irresistible to catch. This six-person cottage rental near South Padre Island has two bedrooms, a well-functioning kitchen, and an indoor dining area with views of the river.

The river dock is not too far away from the house, giving you the additional convenience of preparing your fishing equipment. Like to cook out your fresh catch? A traditional grill and smoke are available for use.

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Rio Hondo, Texas, United States
40 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 7 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
clean and comfortable
the place was clean and spacious with 4 twin beds and 2 queen beds
fishing dock was nice clean and lighted
fishing was good for location
stay was great location and fishing were good
great fishing and easy access to the bait shop
great location good fishing and had a great time
bait shop across the street with great tacos
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3. Texas-themed cabin with river views (from USD 338)

This Texas-inspired fishing cabin is located on Arroyo Colorado. Ideal for water sports lovers, this rental comes with a private boat slip and a boardwalk from where you can fish. In addition, there’s an outdoor kitchen equipped with a fireplace and gas grill where you can cook your catches.

The three-bedroom home with its appealing furnishings is designed for six guests. There’s a cable TV in the living area, and there are laundry amenities as well. What’s more, this place is only a 30-minute drive from South Padre Island and Valley International Airport.

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Rio Hondo, Texas, United States
89 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful spot with exceptional views and outdoor facilities
this by far had the most comfortable outdoor setup to fully enjoy the outdoors
beautiful outdoor kitchen with grill stove and more
super clean and perfect for a fishing trip
the cabin was quaint and very clean
was so clean and the bbq area was so amazing
lots of room and clean
everything was clean organized and has all the necessities
the location was very peaceful and spacious
our stay at rose's place was absolutely amazing
the location of the house is great close to the bait shops and good cell phone signal
we had a great experience at rose's place
a wonderful place to stay
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4. Countryside log cabin with a dock (from USD 250)

This three-bedroom log cabin overlooking the Arroyo Colorado is surrounded by rich countryside boasting various birds. While here, you can take a scenic walk along the shores. Also, there’s a dock for you to launch your boat, fish, or relax and watch the boats go by.

If you don’t feel like stepping out, you can enjoy the indoor pool table or relax in the living room. You’ll also find laundry amenities and a fully appointed kitchen for your convenience. What’s more, a barbecue pit is included. However, you should know that power and internet might be irregular due to the remoteness of this place.

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Rio Hondo, Texas, United States
98 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms have plenty of space livingroom view at sunset very nice
a/c worked great even during the heat of the day
lot's of room for a party of 7
beautiful view of the water from the living room beds were very clean
well maintained yard and beautiful lighted dock with sink and filet table
it was really clean and very stylish
nice property and very clean and comfortable
amazing place to rent clean and comfortable
this cabin is very spacious very clean
the house itself is nice and clean
daniel was a great host the site was in perfect condition
home and fishing pier are elderly friendly with no huge stairs to go down
loved this location
awesome location pictures as described
we loved the location great place to fish the house was more then we expected
this place is worth it my friends and i had a blast wish we could have stayed longer
a great place to stay for the weekend or a little get away
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5. Romantic oasis best for couples (from USD 120)

Once in this nature retreat with your partner, you won’t want to leave. Designed for chic travelers, this cabin set amidst towering trees boasts an outdoor hot tub, pool, and grill for your recreation while enjoying the rich birdlife.

Although the detached cottage is part of a larger property, it’s entirely private. Inside, it is air-conditioned and features a large shower, full bed, and Wi-Fi. The rental is one of the cheapest places to stay near South Padre Island.

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Harlingen, Texas, United States
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was perfect and loved there is no tv
nice place to stay: lush grounds outdoor space to have a meal and a nice pool to cool off
we loved the experience and cleanliness of the cabin
the environment was comfy clean and private
the guest house was clean functional and as pictured
it was well appointed clean and has an extremely comfortable bed
the casita was clean bed was comfy and had everything we needed
debbie was a wonderful host
owners were super friendly and very attentive
it was a true oasis amazing host who answered all our questions
debbie and ashley were great hosts and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay
debbie is by far the best host i have ever had at an airbnb
good restaurants close by and lots to do within a short drive
debbie's place is just darling
this place is such a secret paradise i don’t want to tell anyone and keep it for myself
outdoor living area is a nice place to spend evenings and visit
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6. Plush home for two in an RV resort

Make the most of your romantic getaway in this one-bedroom cabin in a well-equipped, beautifully landscaped RV resort. The home is compact but furnished with a comfy sofa facing a smart TV, a functional kitchen, and a queen-size bed in the bedroom. A private bathroom is included too.

Furthermore, you’ll have access to the resort’s facilities, including a hot tub, a swimming pool, and laundry amenities. This place is within minutes of South Padre Island and Brownsville.

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Los Fresnos, Texas, United States
17 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very clean and comfortable
prompt responses very clean etc would definitely stay there again
they loved it was super clean and comfortable
pool and hot tub were clean working well; a great end after a long day birding
great location for going to the beach was spotless clean and plenty of room
great location not too far from spi
such a safe and great place to stay so close to spi
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Enjoy a quiet retreat in South Padre Island

These top cabin rentals near South Padre Island, Texas, are designed for your quiet escape and comfort. They boast world-class leisure amenities and are set in naturally influenced areas. In addition, don’t forget to check out the beaches, wildlife areas, and more that South Padre Island offers.

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Frequently asked questions about the top cabin rentals in and near South Padre Island, Texas

1. Which cabins in and near South Padre Island have a pool?

This romantic oasis best for couples is one of the select few places around the South Padre Island area that offers guests access to the shared outdoor swimming pool, which is open for any time of the day.

2. Which cabins in and near South Padre Island have parking?

Most cabin rental homes in and near South Padre Island, such as Kingfish Cottage, this scenic riverfront fisher’s retreat, this Texas-themed cabin with river views, and this countryside log cabin with a dock, have parking available.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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