13 Best Beachfront Hotels In Corpus Christi, Texas - Updated 2024

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Corpus Christi is known to be the host of the Windsurfing World Championships. Because of the remarkable wind speeds in the area, it is a center for various water sports and a haven for avid kite flyers. The city’s 100 miles (161 kilometers) of coastline can attract a lot of beachgoers. It has the fifth-largest port in the United States, which was opened in 1926. When Corpus Christi was named in 1519, it was a semitropical bay with lush vegetation. The North Beach is a top tourist destination, and the city has a wildlife refuge, botanical gardens, and nature parks on two offshore islands. Sailing, rugby, hockey, and baseball are some of the most popular sports played here. If you’re visiting anytime soon, scroll down for the best beachfront hotels in Corpus Christi, Texas.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location with easy access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 21, 2024.

1. Chic Airbnb condo with a heated shared pool (from USD 411)

This Airbnb condo is an ideal choice for big families and large groups of friends. Spread over two bedrooms, it sleeps as many as seven people.

You will be greeted with sweeping views of the ocean from the window of the master bedroom. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on the patio amidst the soothing sound of the pristine waves. An old house built in 1967 and restored and remodeled into this chic holiday home, it features a heated pool where kids will have a ball splashing about. You can access a reception desk for a supply of snacks and essentials. A coin-operated paid washer is located in the building for laundry.

You can play your favorite records on a tranquil afternoon, or rollerskate on the boardwalk. A golf cart is a fun way to explore the island. Free car parking facilities are available on the property site.

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Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
8.85 km (5.5 mi) from Mustang Island State Park
110 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 6 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view of sunrise and sea right from the property rooms
comfortable sleeping arrangements hotel quality linens and very functional kitchen
the papasan chair look so cute and are very comfortable for reading or napping
rooms are light bright and airy amazing sunsets from super comfy bed
it's a beautiful place and colleen has really thought of everything so welcoming and cozy and the views
it is super clean the beds and bedding are very comfortable
everything was so clean and cozy
the property was immaculately clean when we arrived for check-in
the property was immaculately clean when we arrived for check-in
the unit was very clean and just over all a first-class experience
colleen is an excellent host and went above and beyond to make our stay feel like home
the condominium staff are very friendly and helpful
colleen your host is so wonderfully attentive and easy to commumicate with
colleen was very responsive whenever i had any questions
we enjoyed our stay at this location very much
the location is fantastic with ocean and sandy beach steps away
great location right on the beach we really enjoyed our time
family friendly ultra comfortable a beautiful location
this place was absolutely amazing you cannot get closer to the beach than this location
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2. The Five Starfish

This lovely penthouse is nestled on the sixth floor of a condotel and offers scintillating views of the coast. Incredible views of the gorgeous waves can be enjoyed through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the living room. The two lavish bedrooms can accommodate six people, making it a great choice for big families.

A landscaped courtyard is equipped with a hot tub and a heated swimming pool. You can decompress after a tiring day under the walk-in shower of the private bathroom. There is a fully-functional kitchen at your disposal should you choose to wear the chef’s hat. Cars can be parked on the property premises at no additional fee.

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Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
7.79 km (4.9 mi) from Mustang Island State Park
76 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is spectacular the decor is amazing and beds are very comfortable
beautiful views of whitecap beach and room had everything we needed for a family of 4
inside this particular property the interior is very modern and comfortable
we loved our stay the views were incredible room was very clean mark is awesome and amazing at communicating
very clean and accommodating
clean and comfortable
condo was beautiful very clean and had great upgrades
the condo was very clean and well appointed
the condo was very clean and had everything we needed
the space is gorgeous mark is an attentive host and made sure we had everything we needed
this is the place is where you need to be best host i’ve ever had
he made this trip so easy he was there for any kind of info or questions
mark was very accommodating and super communicative
it’s definitely something you must see for yourself and the owner is fantastic with communicating with you
very nice condo in an outstanding location
beautiful place to stay right on the beach with everything you need close by
great communication and a wonderful location in a beautiful getaway
absolutely beautiful place and the location is fabulous everything was amazing we will be back
this location is great for small families wanting to visit the beach
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3. Island House BeachFront Condo Hotel (from USD 189)

One of the beautiful hotels in Corpus Christi with beach access, Island House BeachFront Condo Hotel is situated in a secluded area. It has a private beach, and you can sit on the beach chairs under a tent. There is plenty of space to walk around to enjoy the gulf. For supplies, you can drive to the city center. The rooms have full kitchens and modern amenities, and there are barbecue and picnic facilities. No need to compete for space to swim as the ocean is a few minutes away. The hotel has a big outdoor pool if the waves are too strong for your liking.

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Island House BeachFront Condo Hotel

Address: 15340 Leeward Drive
8.24 km (5.2 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

4. Radisson Hotel Corpus Christi Beach (from USD 178)

One of the best hotels on the beach in Corpus Christi, this one is minutes away from the USS Lexington Museum. This North Beach attraction can be seen from the balcony of the best rooms in Radisson Hotel Corpus Christi Beach. The excellent bayfront location is matched by outstanding hotel facilities, from in-room amenities to the swimming pool. It also has a fitness center and a dining area. You can spend sunny hours in the cabana and take advantage of the direct beach access when you book a fabulous room at Radisson Hotel Corpus Christi Beach.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Corpus Christi Beachfront

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 3200 Surfside Boulevard
26.54 km (16.5 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

5. Emerald Beach Hotel (from USD 117)

Shoreline Boulevard is an upscale address in Corpus Christi. You can be happy to know that you can rent a well-appointed space right by the Gulf of Mexico with a patio. This hotel with ocean views in Corpus Christi, Texas, will let you enjoy uninterrupted views of the emerald waters. On-site facilities include billiards, table tennis, and an indoor pool. The children can enjoy the playground in the hotel. When they’ve had their fill, they can run to the beach and make sandcastles. Aside from the on-site restaurant and bar, there are several restaurants to check out in the area. This hotel with an in-room kitchen also features amenities like a refrigerator and a microwave for meal preparations.

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Emerald Beach Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1102 South Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi City Center, Corpus Christi (TX), United States, 78401
24.65 km (15.4 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

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6. Lovely beachfront rental for six (from USD 62)

Boasting two swimming pools, this waterfront condo is located close to Texas State Aquarium and popular souvenir shops. Smoke alarms and security cameras are available on the property for the safety of the guests. You can relax and lounge on the furnished patio while sipping on your favorite beverage that you can prepare in the well-equipped kitchen.

Added conveniences, such as a lift in the building and a nearby gym, are all at your disposal. What’s more, a building staff is available 24 hours to assist you with entrance.

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Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
26.81 km (16.7 mi) from Mustang Island State Park
353 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and view were gorgeous
the amenities were great and the pools are open
great views but apartment was extremely small
the beds were comfy and loved having extra blankets
the a/c worked great which is a blessing in texas
super clean and very comfortable
it was clean and nicely decorated
the space was clean and comfortable
things were nice and clean
the place was clean
front desk staff is very nice
diana is a great host
diana was very helpful and quickly responded to questions i had beforehand
diana is responsive and helpful
she responded super quickly and was very helpful
we loved the location
great location and access for beach
amazing location diana is the best
cute place and the location was perfect for all of our outings
very neat little place right on the beach
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7. Blessing On The Beach (from USD 278)

Enjoy a serene family vacation at this beachfront split-level condo that can accommodate up to six guests. The living room boasts a luxurious decor with elegant sofas and warm lighting and blends seamlessly into the dining area, allowing guests to enjoy the gorgeous views of the ocean.

Take advantage of the 3 tropical pools and a 12-person hot tub to unwind in the water. Furthermore, the property features a well-equipped kitchen with a snack bar and poolside barbecue pits for all your culinary delights.

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Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
5.79 km (3.6 mi) from Mustang Island State Park
19 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views of the gulf and the pools
nice tvs and comfy furniture
we enjoyed the views from the condo community heated pool and the beach
made some friends at pools
and the fact that the pools were the perfect fit for my kiddos that was their favorite part
perfect view of ocean clean spacious and comfortable master bed
really nice condo right on the beach super clean and loved the double balcony highly recommend
courtney is awesome host it was our first vacation after baby
the hostess was informative helpful and welcoming
fantastic location and awesome experience
perfect location for a relaxing beach getaway
close to the beach and loved the pool
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8. Lively Beach

This new suite on the third floor of an upscale property is one of the best places to stay on the beach in Corpus Christi and might be the perfect getaway for families. The children can enjoy their bunk beds, and there is a loft as well. Everyone can have fun preparing food in the well-stocked kitchen. Booking this suite in Lively Beach comes with a private parking space. The resort is a modern space with scenic views. The atmosphere is tranquil and safe, and there is a boardwalk that leads to the beach.

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Lively Beach

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 138 Zahn Road
6.59 km (4.1 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests

9. Pathway 14838 (from USD 196)

North Padre is a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico with upscale residential communities where you can experience top fishing and boating excursions. Pathway 14838 is a well-appointed vacation home with high ratings for cleanliness, comfort, and quality. A four-bedroom house near Whitecap Beach and Bob Hall Pier can prove to be an exceptional lodging for a family or a group of friends. This lovely home is spacious and features beach-themed decorations. The balcony looks out to sea, and the beach is a short walk from the place.

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Pathway 14838

Address: North Padre Island, Corpus Christi (TX), United States, 78418
8.91 km (5.6 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

10. Gulfstream #401 (from USD 103)

Gulfstream #401 is a bright and airy apartment in a modern residential complex with a balcony. The seashore is only a few minutes away, and Whitecap Beach has facilities for sunbathing and frolicking in the water. If you are staying along the Gulf of Mexico, you can enjoy the sunshine and blue skies all year. This holiday accommodation is complete with cable, a full kitchen, and laundry facilities. The bedrooms have clean and comfortable furnishings, and you can take luxurious baths in the hot tub.

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Gulfstream Condominiums

Wifi Available

7.61 km (4.8 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Lift Windsurfing Hot tub/jacuzzi

11. Spectacular Beach View

This apartment on Surfside Boulevard faces the ocean, located on one end of the apartment-hotel building. On-site facilities include a hot tub, fitness center, and outdoor swimming pool. This modest lodging has a functional kitchen and a coffee machine you can be happy to use every day. It is a beachfront vacation home that can suit both short- and long-term stays. There are barbecue facilities available as well.

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Spectacular Beach View!

Address: 3938 Surfside Boulevard
26.67 km (16.6 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

12. Sea Shell Inn Motel (from USD 65)

When going on vacation, you might want to look for a budget-friendly accommodation. A motel with a beachfront might be the best deal you can find. Corpus Christi is the place to be if you’re longing to reconnect with the sea. Sea Shell Inn Motel has rooms with a view of the Gulf of Mexico, and its address is near local attractions. Every room in the hotel has sea views, and some are nearer the outdoor pool if you’d also want to do some laps. To maintain fitness during vacation, you can engage in volleyball, basketball, and shuffle boarding using motel facilities.

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Sea Shell Inn Motel

Address: 202 Kleberg Place
26.56 km (16.6 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

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13. It's All Good

It’s All Good is a beach house rental with two swimming pools and a fitness center. You can book a room with a balcony and enjoy the view from there. You can take advantage of the condo’s amenities, including a kitchenette with a refrigerator, a spacious living room, and a dining room. The address of this unit puts it in the vicinity of restaurants and bars if you’d rather eat out than cook. This vacation home is also near Mustang Island State Park.

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'It's All Good!'

Wifi Available

Address: 3938 Surfside Boulevard #3327
26.67 km (16.6 mi) from Mustang Island State Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Lift

Enjoy the beach in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi is the home of Selena, the Queen of Tejano Music, and a museum dedicated to her life is one of the places you can visit. The bay has seen many television and movie crews filming “Knight Rider” and “Pearl Harbor.” Corpus Christi is more than its beaches and popular destinations. Check out the best beachfront hotels in Corpus Christi, Texas, for a memorable vacation.

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