Top 10 Beach House Rentals In Port Aransas, Texas

Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina 
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After months of being in quarantine, a trip to the beach is one of the best ways to relax and unwind. Port Aransas, a Nueces County city on Mustang Island, is hailed as one of Texas’ best beaches. It offers beach lovers a vast 18-mile (28.96 kilometer) stretch of sandy shores surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi bay, and the ship channels of Corpus Christi and Lydia Ann. What was once a port for pirates and playground of Mustangs is now a luxurious beach destination that has something for everyone all year round. Enjoy outdoor sports both in the sea and on land, from sport fishing to playing golf. Join the festivities like the yearly Beachtoberfest and the Whooping Crane Festival. There is also a wide array of places to stay for your accommodation needs, ranging from glamping spots to beachfront hotels. If you want to enjoy the coastal scene but with a little privacy, then check out our list of the top beach house rentals in Port Aransas, Texas. Book one now!

1. Cool blue house with a private pool and a game room (from USD 369)

This massive beach house is hard to miss along Hwy 361 because of its aquamarine exterior. Located in the quaint neighborhood of Paradise Point, this two-story home has a relaxing resort-like feel and can easily host up to 12 guests. It features four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Guests can dine al fresco and soak up the awesome views of the beach and wetlands from its second floor balcony. On the same floor is an open plan, complete with a living room, dining area, and a kitchen with a bar counter. The lower level features the game room, garage, a lanai, and a fenced-in outdoor pool.

SANDY S'MORES *Nature Preserve Views *PRIVATE POOL
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 8 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was as beautiful as the photos and the kitchen has everything you could possibly need
we had so much fun with the games in the garage and the pool
Cleanliness:
great place to stay at and very clean
we had so much fun the space is clean and beautiful
the bathrooms spotless and the laundry room super convenient
we loved our stay at sandy s'mores the house was spotless and beautifully decorated
the home was clean and well taken care of
Host:
the owners were so responsive
chuma and jim were great hosts
Location:
great location great pool and comfortable stay
great location and great view
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2. Lovely sunny home (from USD 593)

This lovely Airbnb is built over sand dunes and accessed by driving from the beach. It’s massive with a sunny atmosphere and wide rooms with nautical inspired interiors. The main floor features a chic kitchen with a breakfast counter, cozy living room, and dining area beside huge bay windows offering awesome beach views. The wide furnished deck is perfect for lounging while watching the sun rise and set over the sea. To sleep 10 guests, there are enough beds in the common areas and in the 3 spacious bedrooms spread on 2 floors. The bottom floor features a two-car garage as well as a covered patio, which also works as a storage area.

The Sunshine House On the Beach Port Aransas, Tx
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
80 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were wonderfully comfortable we all sleep very well
Cleanliness:
the house is amazing very clean and confortable
super clean home with lots of upgrades
very clean and rita makes you feel welcomed
it was clean and the beds were super comfy
everything was so clean a perfect location
Host:
rita is a great host
rita’s a great host
rita was a wonderful host and has a beautiful home
the host has put a lot of thought into making guest comfortable
rita is very kind and helpful
Location:
loved the location and the restaurant next door
perfect location and a great place to spend a vacation
incredible location that made for a pleasant stay at the beach
the location of the house is steps from the beach which was wonderful our stay was super fun
had an awesome time great place and awesome location
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3. Beautiful beachfront house (from USD 195)

This newly renovated unit is in a secure private neighborhood by the beach. Its 10 minutes to Port Aransas near Texas State Aquarium and Mustang Island State Park. Stroll on the boardwalk or swim in the Gulf, then enjoy the luxuries this three-story unit offers. The house boasts maritime-inspired interiors and has a living room, a kitchen, as well as a dining room that is flanked by wide bay windows. There’s a balcony on the second and third floor, offering breathtaking beach views. 4 spacious bedrooms and 4 bathrooms spread on the 2 upper floors hosts 10 guests comfortably. Cable TV, heating, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, free parking, and access to the communal pool are provided.

Beachfront Beauty in Port Aransas
16 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was updated clean and had everything you needed
Location:
gorgeous house great location the house is located in a private gated community about 6 miles from town
easy walk to the beach and pool near the house
easy access to the beach from the house - a two minute walk
beautiful location and property that our family enjoyed
this is such a great place to stay for a beach getaway
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4. Luxurious penthouse condo (from USD 317)

The rental is one of two penthouse condos in the Island Retreat condominium complex II, an oceanfront property within a golf-car zone near the beach, shops, and restaurants. The corner unit is at the highest floor of the building accessible by riding the private elevator. Enjoy sweeping beach views from its covered balcony and through the floor-to-ceiling windows and doors surrounding the condo. These doors lead to a spacious layout, featuring a living room, fully equipped kitchen, and dining area. The luxurious interiors have a modern beach/hacienda motif. To host 12 guests comfortably, there are 4 elegant bedrooms with 7 big beds and 2 full bathrooms. Guests can swim at the communal pool, and conveniences for a long-term stay are provided.

Stunning Oceanfront Views from Luxurious Penthouse
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 7 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this condo is fantastic we really enjoyed all of the beautiful and extremely comfortable furnishings throughout
plenty of room beautiful views amazing & fun decorations amenities at every turn and excellent customer service
great condo location views and pool
the living area stayed cool but the bunk room was warm
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and comfortable for our large group
beautifully decorated super clean well appointed and carefully considered space
Location:
super close to business yet far enough away to feel like you’re on a island getaway
beautiful home and very beautiful views located a short distance from the beach local surf shops and restaurants
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5. Gorgeous house on Banyan Beach (from USD 800)

Enjoy panoramic views of Banyan Beach from the two balconies and the floor-to-ceiling windows of this lovely Vrbo vacation rental. This elegant three-story home made of pine wood and nautical-themed interiors has an elevator. It is well-equipped for long-term and a minimum 3-day stay of up to 16 guests. The six stylish bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms are spread over three floors. Every floor has a living room. The second and third floor have indoor and outdoor dining areas. Enjoy cooking family-sized meals at the fully stocked, open kitchen, complete with seating. Guests have access to the ground floor game room, communal outdoor pool, and the beach. Shops and restaurants are accessible by walking, biking or riding a golf cart.

Beautiful 6 Bedroom Beachfront Home with Panoramic Ocean and Beach Views
179 reviews  Wifi Available
House 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
game room an added delight
Cleanliness:
for the money i want a clean working grill
the house was comfortable and clean
Host:
highly recommend it and the owners were polite and welcoming
Location:
beautiful house with everything you need location beach access and perfect for the whole family
beautiful fully equipped perfect location clean and so much more
beautiful house location and amenities
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6. Beautiful house with panoramic views of the Gulf Coast (from USD 638)

The Betty is a beach house built on the dunes near the beach, with large bay windows, high ceilings, and a top-notch air cleaning system for guaranteed allergy and mold free surroundings. The upper floors, each have an oceanfront balcony, so guests have refreshing views of the coastal scenery from their bedrooms and common areas. 10 guests can fit in the 3 spacious bedrooms that contain enough king-size and bunk beds for comfortable sleeping. All rooms have a cable TV, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and heating. Guests can cook and eat their meals in the gourmet kitchen and dining room area on the second floor. The living room has an L-shaped sofa, which is spread to sleep additional guests. Use the charcoal grill, Ping Pong Table, and swimming pool to enjoy the outdoors.

The Betty- On the Beach, Incredible Ocean/Beach Views, private pool, Low Allergy
53 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
) the kitchen is very well equipped with nice appliances and cooking tools
Cleanliness:
this house was perfect very clean very nice
they thought of everything and it was extremely clean
the place was well stocked very clean and the beach was so close
very clean perfect for a relaxing getaway great access to the beach kitchen fully stocked loved the layout
the house was clean and well appointed and the check in/out process was super simple
Host:
home manager was very responsive to questions and goes above and beyond for her guest
carrisa and frank were excellent property managers and were very responsive to any little issues that we had
i am spreading the word on how nice this place was and how friendly the property manager is
Location:
the location was perfect
it was a great location
beautiful place right on the beach
this was the perfect location to stay with a larger group
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7. Beach house with a private pool and sea views (from USD 510)

Like its sister The Betsy, The Evelyn is a beach house that has the same building floor plan and shares the same address on 3307 On The Beach. It offers the same conveniences like the elevator access and absolutely allergy free air-filtration system. The third floor contains 3 stylishly decorated rooms and 4 full bathrooms that can host 10 guests for at least 2 nights. The living room, full gourmet kitchen, and dining area layout is a mirror image of the neighboring building. Guests equally enjoy the awesome ocean views from the balconies on the third and second floor. The unit has its own private swimming pool, grill area, Ping Pong table, and beach access.

The Evelyn- On the Beach, Incredible Beach/Ocean Views, Private Pool Low Allergy
51 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable and had a stunning view of the sunrise over the surf
we enjoyed the ocean views and private pool as well
great aesthetic steps from the beach well appointed kitchens
so nice to have a beautiful private pool that can be heated to your preference
beds and linens were excellent which is sometimes an issue even at higher end listings
Cleanliness:
very spacious and super clean
we were extremely impressed with the quality and cleanliness of this listing
when pool wasn’t properly cleaned she welcomed us next door at the neighboring home pool
location is perfect home is very clean and lovely
beautiful place to stay great views and very clean
Host:
management very responsive to our needs
property management was responsive and super pleasant
Location:
excellent location next to the beach
wonderful place walking distance to the beach
fantastic location house and support would love to come back
the evelyn is perfectly located just a couple minutes walk from the no-drive part of the port a beach
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8. Beachfront house with a game room (from USD 1072)

The beach house is a tall three-story green and white structure, with wide covered decks facing the beach. The interiors are painted in soothing pastel colors, decorated with marine and island-life accents made of eco-friendly materials. Play poker and billiards in the game room or watch cable TV while having a beer at the bar on the first floor. The five spacious bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are spread on the second and third floors. There are enough big beds and sleeping areas to host 16 guests for a cozy 2 to 3-night stay. The living room, dining area, fully stocked kitchen, and library are on the third floor. Guests are entitled to use the grill, picnic area, private swimming pool, hot tub, and boardwalk.

Shell Yes! Beach View Family Retreat w / private bath, pool, boardwalk
85 reviews  Wifi Available
House 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views were spectacular and relaxing to look at while watching tv or eating
amenities are amazing and the game room really made the weekend fun
Cleanliness:
other locations have required to clean more: wash all linens etc
Location:
very close to the beach it’s an easy walk to and from
super cute house close to beach would stay here again
beautiful house loved the location
great house with an outstanding location would absolutely stay here again
the location to the beach was also perfect
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9. Pet-friendly beach house with splendid views (from USD 374)

This majestic three-floor home is close to Corpus Christi and Newport Dunes golf course. The property is surrounded by a vast yard, with direct access to the ocean and community pool. It has four spacious bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms to accommodate twelve guests and their pets comfortably. Each bedroom has access to the balcony overlooking the yard and offering splendid ocean views. The living room, dining area, and open kitchen share the big space on the third floor. The ground floor is a private studio, with enough beds to sleep four guests.

Enjoy summer at the Beach!!! AMAZING OCEAN VIEWS!!!
131 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic views from the 3rd floor great kitchen great bathrooms 3 of them
kitchen could be better stocked
the pool was great there is alot of stairs so be cautious if an issue
fully stocked kitchen made it so easy to cook-in instead of eating out all the time
Cleanliness:
clean and well functioning
i was very happy how clean this property was
the location and property was very clean and fully equipped with everything we needed
Location:
very nice house and location was great
we loved the location and the quaint neighborhood
great location and property is as described
it was very easy to walk to the beach
the few minute walk to the beach was worth the money we saved
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10. House on stilts near the boardwalk

A block away from beach and near the boardwalk is a beach house on stilts called Stay Salty. This pet-friendly Airbnb is at the cul-de-sac of a beachfront subdivision, with a safe space for kids and pets to play in, and has lots of parking for your boat, cars, and golf carts. The ground level features a fenced-in pool and a covered lounge surrounded by a grassy yard. The second floor is a spacious area where you can relax and dine with a resort-like ambiance. Cook lavish meals in the fully equipped, open kitchen. The maritime inspired interiors are in aqua blue, white, and light beige colors with nautical accents. There are 3 large bathrooms and 3 bedrooms with enough beds to sleep 12 guests. The oversized porch deck offers spectacular views of the nearby beach and bay, while you’re having a meal or relaxing with a drink.

STAY SALTY *Boardwalk *PRIVATE POOL *11th St
Port Aransas, Texas, United States
123 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is very well equipped with everything imaginable
from the huge open space living area to every detail in every room
Cleanliness:
it was clean
beautiful chic and very clean
it was a great place to stay very clean well decorated
the house was clean and comfortable and we didn't want to leave
this place was so cute clean and beautiful
Host:
great place host unbelievable great also
great hosts beautiful decor and attentive owners
i would highly recommend this vacation home and chuma as your host
chuma was very helpful and i would definitely stay here again
chuma was an excellent host
Location:
easy communication and location
the neighborhood was nice quiet and safe
awesome vacation home and close to the beach
we felt very relaxed throughout our stay and the location is perfect
this home is the perfect location
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Huge beach homes for big gatherings

Though near the beach, the above-listed properties have a resort-like vibe and are massive and fully equipped to host large groups of people. Of course, there are plenty of budget hotels and lodgings nearby, but if your idea of a perfect holiday is to unwind by the water, then you know where to stay! Choose one of these top beach house rentals in Port Aransas, Texas.

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