COOL Ocean breezes, warm ocean surf or heated pool and spa and Island Time relaxation await you.
Miles and miles of Sandy Beaches for walking, biking, jogging, building sand castles, washer pitching, horseshoes, shelling, and the best sun bathing you can find. Check with the front desk, we always have some frisbees and footballs to loan out to you for some beach fun. Also available are beach rentals down near the pier for surfing, sailboarding, jet skiing, parasailing and so many other ways to have fun . . . . . OR, just lay on the beach and relax!!
Don't forget to stop in at the IGA or a few other locations to get a Beach Parking Permit. Only $12 for the whole year and they help the city to maintain the beaches in their most beautiful state.
Fabulous fresh seafood, steaks, and so much more. Port Aransas boasts a wonderful collection of great restaurants. Check your in-room directory for more information on our current favorites or just stop in at the front desk and we'll help you find what you're looking for.
We also have great shops throughout town. With a wide variety of Gift Shops, you're sure to find the perfect souvenirs. We also have a number of great jewelry and clothing shops to choose from.
As part of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, the Port Aransas Birding Center is a great local start. Also nearby is the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.
Texas State Aquarium
Nina, Pinta, & Santa Maria
Giant ships to watch as they come through the channel
Mustang Island State Park
Shrimp boats...buy some FRESH, right off the boat
Newport Dunes Golf Club
Municipal Tennis courts
Friendly Churches just blocks away
Fish right out front in the surf; at the Pier just down the beach 1 1/4 miles, at the Jetty down the beach 1 1/2 miles or at the Bay and Channel piers only 2 1/2 miles away. Port Aransas also has numerous Party and Charter boat opportunities (where the fish bite every day).
Here are a few operations that run out of Port Aransas that offer deep sea and bay fishing
Deep Sea Headquarters
Dolphin Dock Inc.
Deep Sea Private Charters