Activity and Things To Do Links

Activities

The number #1 South Padre Island activity is spending the day on the beach, Andy Bowie Park Texas beach Located on the northern end of South Padre Island, this park provides beachfront picnic pavilions, concessions, children's playground. There are a lot of things to do just to name a few Sandcastle Lessons , Kiteboarding , or take a lesson, surfing, paddle boarding there a great place to rent a board, or kayak or jet ski, go parasailing , ride horseback on the beach and ride the zip lines. Book a trip to go for a dolphin watch trip , or go bay fishing. The weekend night in the summer you can walk down the beach to watch firework, or head to the entertainment district to watch firework on the bay. Stop by the bookstore for that book you want and just sit on the sand and read. Take a ride on the Black Dragon with the pirates, ride in the lazy river all day at Schlitterbahn Water Park. Need a little more speed in your vacation skydive over South Padre, take a ride on the speedboat. There are trips snorkeling on a sailboat. If it rains, you can go to the movies, or go visit with the Kemp Ridley Sea Turtle at Sea Turtle Inc. Shop for a tow ring, swimwear, visit local artist gallery.

Things To Do Links

Activities

  • Beach Bride Guides Plan Beach Wedding consultations, photos, and video services. We work with the best the island has to offer.,
  • Island Event Photos Family Portraits on the Beach - Graduations Photos, Engagement Photos
  • Isla Tours / Caption Murphy's go on a dolphin watch, sunset cruises, or a weekend fireworks cruises
  • Go Fish with Danny B bay fishing trips, Port of Brownsville trips, our Dolphin watch trips.
  • Prokites Kiteboarding with the best, rent or take lessons
  • Coconuts Bar and Grill Water Sports South Padre Island Jet Ski rentals, kayak, stand up paddle boards, parasailing
  • Island Adventure Park horseback riding on the beach, zip line, petting barn and pony rides
  • Skipper Ray fish guide service bay fish with a private guides Island Outfitters can get you on the fish.

Restaurants

  • Louie's Backyard seafood and prime rib buffet, steaks, burgers and more
  • Coconuts Bar and Grill fresh gulf shrimp, burgers, hand cut fries, and cold drinks bayside
  • Su Casa Cafe location in the Ramada
  • Yummie's Bistro Breakfast and lunch wine bar
  • Gabriella's Italian Grill and Pizzeria brick oven pizza family dining
  • Sea Ranch Restaurant fine dining at it best
  • Pirate's Landing located in Port Isabel at the Lighthouse
  • Pier 19 seafood, burgers, best breakfast sweet roll
  • Laguna Bob Bar on the Bay sunset view and live music
  • Tequila Sunset bar with live music and 3 of the best food truck in Texas Bar B Que, and Ninja Pinaple too