South Padre Island is located on the coastal tip of Texas. A resort vacation spot off the southernmost Gulf Coast of Texas, South Padre Island offers the perfect beach vacation for everyone Once a sleepy fishing village, South Padre Island is now ranked as the one of the Top Beaches in the US by many national publications. With the 30mi. long island offering stretches of white sand, turquoise waters, and a laid back style of living, it's the place to be yourself! As for recreation, South Padre is home to limitless beach activities, such as jet skis, kiteboarding, dolphin watching, beachside horseback riding, and ecological tours. On South Padre Island, it’s just as fun without the sun. With more than 50 restaurants, bars and nightclubs to choose from, your time on the Island is guaranteed to be just as fun after dark. South Padre Island offers a variety of dining and nighttime activities. Whether you're looking for a quaint, beachside dining experience or live music South Padre Island has it all.