Island Blog

Fishing, Food and Fun on South Padre Island

There is no better way to experience South Padre Island than by being on a boat with friends and catching fish. The Lower Laguna Madre is home to the best fishing that the state has to offer. Tarpon, snook, redfish, speckled trout, flounder, mangrove snapper, lookdowns, and jack crevalle are just…

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Father-Daughter Duo Manages Osprey Cruises

Happy Father's Day! Some of our favorite businesses on the island are run by father-son and father-daughter duos like Osprey Cruises. One of South Padre Island’s duos is Phil & Felicia Calo who together run Osprey Cruises, Black Dragon Cruises, and Jim's Pier. Felicia grew up around the island and…

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Summer Camps

Whether you're here for a day, a week, or more, and you're looking for something fun and educational to keep the kiddos entertained, there are plenty of summer camps to choose from. From marine life to building sandcastles, to learning how to surf or SUP, there's something for everyone. SPI…

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