Island Blog

Labor Day Weekend Guide to Paradise

Labor Day is fast approaching, and for most of us, that means a 3-day weekend. We’ve made it easy for you to have a So Padre weekend getaway on Texas’ best beach. Whether you’re into wild water sports, coastal culinary delights, or just relaxing on the beach, there’s something for everyone on South…

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Fun On The Go

There's a new way to have fun on South Padre Island, and it's not your typical ride. Meet SPI Cycle Pub. Ride your way around the Island on the 15 seater bike, the perfect eco-friendly way to enjoy the outdoors, and the fresh ocean breeze. You have two ride options to choose from. "Booze Cruise"…

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Giant Snook

By Kelly Groce Peeling drag, freight train runs, aggressive head shakes and full-body aerials; this is what one can expect when battling the elusive snook. Up until the 1940s snook were plentiful along the south Texas coastline, but due to commercial gill netting, their numbers dropped drastically…

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