The Only Tropical Island Paradise in Texas
The minute you cross the Queen Isabella Causeway, you feel like you’ve left all your cares behind – you’re now on South Padre Island time and free to experience your own tropical getaway.
With 34 miles of beautiful white sand and clear emerald water, South Padre Island is one of the world’s most exquisite barrier islands – and the only Island in Texas. Calm weather and water, and more than 300 days of sunshine make South Padre Island a great place to live and visit all year.
Love What You Love More On Your Island
Nestled between the Lower Maguna Madre and Gulf of Mexico, South Padre Island sits at the southern tip of South Padre Island. Once you’re here, you’ll instantly fall into the tropical Island experience. And with the widest point of the Island just a half-mile, you’re never too far from the white, sandy beach and crystal clear ocean.
Known for its clean, wide, white beaches, South Padre Island holds the title of Sand Castle Capital of the World, Fireworks Capital of Texas, and the kiteboarding and windsurfing capital of Texas. The Island also hosts the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT), the largest fishing tournament in the state, attracting fishing enthusiasts and visitors from all over the world.
Love what you love more on your Island – South Padre Island.