Port Aransas is quickly becoming the go-to destination on the Texas coast for beach vacations and weekend getaways. With miles of unobstructed beaches bordering Padre Island National Seashore, Port Aransas combines the best of Gulf Coast beauty along with excellent dining, golfing, boating and fishing. Families love the area for it's wide, gently-sloping beaches and plethora of activities like the new Schlitterbahn Waterpark.
Located only 2.5 hours from San Antonio, 3.5 hours from Austin and just across the Bay from Corpus Christi, it is easy to get to the newest up and coming hot spot on the Gulf. TurnKey Vacation Rentals has over ninety properties in the Port Aransas area, ranging from 1-bedroom bungalows right in the city to luxury ocean-front units at Palmilla Beach, Cinnamon Shore, Village Walk and Lost Colony. Contact us to book your Port Aransas rentals today!
Here are some tips for Port Aransas Beach!
The City of Port Aransas Ferry Cam has a feed that shows 4 different parts of the island. This is helpful for your drive in because one road might be much busier than the next, delaying your time on the beach. You want to enjoy as much of your Port Aransas beach vacation as possible!
There are plenty of places to buy beach chairs and an umbrella on Port Aransas if you do not already own them. While beach chairs aren’t a necessity, they make the hours of relaxing on the beach much more comfortable, and the umbrella or canopy can give you and your loved ones a much-needed break from the Texas sun. Beach chair rentals are also available if space is limited.
When you arrive in Port Aransas, one of the first things you will notice is the abundance of golf carts driving around. While this might seem odd at first, you will quickly realize the convenience the golf carts can provide for your weekend getaway. Golf carts can transport your whole family plus all your gear to the beach. This is especially helpful if you have a large group with lots of chairs, umbrellas, and food to transport.
Many out-of-state travelers have fallen victim to the often-brutal Texas sun. Make sure you and your loved ones are fully covered during your time on the beach and reapply often!