South Padre Island is a small resort town that was incorporated in 1973. It lies on the southern tip of Padre Island, off the coast of Texas. Due to the wide array of tourist attractions, the island is a popular Spring-Break destination among students and as a resort town among families. The island is kept very clean by the small local population, so the sightseeing is top notch.
Whether you like your holidays to loaded with activities or if you like it to be laid back and relaxing, South Padre Island will provide you exactly what you want. While couples may want to enjoy the sunset, others can engage themselves in the plethora of activities and things to do that the island has to offer. Some of the activities that you can do here are horse-riding on the beach, a moon light cruise, sunset seeing, fishing, dolphin watching, checking out some exotic birds and sea turtles, skydiving, engaging in water sports like snorkelling, riding wave-runners, going kite-boarding etc. The island also has some RV parks. South Padre Island is also a great place to enjoy some of the best seafood along with your favourite drink.
The island is a host for the Texas International Fishing Competition along with many other fishing competitions.