|South Padre Island offers a wide variety of activities for the Winter visitor.
Miles of beaches provide the opportunity to swim, fish or just relax and enjoy the mild tropical
climate of Winter on the island. For the nature lover, there are bird sanctuaries, sea turtles, and
lots of dolphins. Osprey Cruises offers the Sea Life Safari which is educational as well as
entertaining. Osprey Cruises , as well as others, also provide both deep sea and bay fishing
charters. For the more adventurous visitors, there is horseback riding, atv and jet ski rentals,
Speed Boat cruising and parasailing and . Captain Murphy's and Isla Tours offer Deep Sea and
Bay Fishing as well as Dolphin Watches and Fireworks Cruises.
You are sure to work up an appetite from all of the fun you are having, and you will find that there
is no shortage of great places to eat. One of the most famous in the valley is Pirates Landing.
Here you will find not just a restaurant, but a destination for fun, including Texas' longest fishing
pier. Another favorite is PadreRitaGrill. Decorated in Tiki Hut fashion, you can enjoy great food
and "Texas Music Island Style" performed live by J. Micheal Laferty, one of the many, very
talented South Padre Island musicians.
When your day of fun draws to a close and it's time to get some rest, there is no need to look far
for lodging. The Island has thousands of hotel rooms and condos as well as hundreds of RV sites.
Many hotels such as the Pearl South Padre, offer special Winter Rates.
If you plan to stay for a while, a good option is to rent one of the many condominiums on SPI.
Furcron Property Management Co. can help you here. Their experienced staff will help you find
just the right place to enjoy your Winter on South Padre Island!