Island Blog

Sandcastle Lessons

Did you know that South Padre Island is the Sandcastle Capital of the World and home to the Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA? You can take a sand castle lesson with a local professional who will help you build the sandcastle of your dreams! Whether you want to build a traditional sand castle…

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72 Hours on South Padre Island

Welcome to South Padre Island! Explore the barrier island by land, sea or air! You can be as active or as laid back as you want — the Island has something for everyone. If you've never been to our little sandbar before, here is a sample itinerary to get you started. Day 1 Morning: You came to the…

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Island Insider: Sea Turtle Inc.

By Kimberly Maldonado Take a break from water sports and beach activities to explore the wonder of one of South Padre Island’s sparkling tourism gems, Sea Turtle, Inc. A non-profit organization rescuing and protecting marine turtles on the Island for more than 40 years, Sea Turtle, Inc. assists the…

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