South Padre Island Activities

South Padre Island offers a plethora of activities for visitors of all ages. From Schlitterbahn Waterpark, jetskiing and other water activities to eco-tours and bird watching, South Padre Island has it all! Our in-house concierge is ready to help you plan your trip before or during your stay with us. Feel free to contact our activities concierge at (956) 761-2212.

With average temperatures in the mid-60's in the winter and mid-80's in the summer, South Padre Island activities are available most of the year! A wide range of activities attract a wide range of visitors to South Padre Island. The winter brings bird watchers while the summer attracts families, fishermen, and water sports enthusiasts. Spring Break concerts on South Padre Island attract thousands of college students to enjoy great music venues and beach activities.

Windsurfing & Kiteboarding in Texas

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Windsurfing and Kiteboarding on South Padre Island makes for some of the best in Texas. One great Wind spots on South Padre Island is the "flats", which is an area in Andy Bowie Park on the north end of South Padre Island's Laguna Madre Bay. The steady winds and the calm water of the flats makes for great kiteboarding and windsurfing. Another area for South Padre Island windsurfing and kiteboarding is the beach at Isla Blanca Park near an area called the "jetties". If you are a more experienced kiteboarder or windsurfer looking for more action, the jetties at Isla Blanca Park and its rolling waves are the parfect wind spot for you!

Call our in-house concierge at (956) 761-2212 to book Windsurfing and/or Kiteboarding Lessons

South Padre Island Fishing

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A great activity for visitors of all ages is Fishing. With the Laguna Madre perfect for shallow bay fishing and the Gulf of Mexico for deep-sea fishing, South Padre Island makes for a hub for the best fishing experience in all of Texas! Fish species common to South Padre Island include kingfish, drum, and trout. Our stamp of approval is the decades-running annual fishing tournaments that bring thousands of anglers down to South Padre Island for quality fishing.

Click here to learn more about Fishing Events on South Padre Island.

Such annual fishing events include the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) and the South Padre Island Ladies Kingfish Tournament (LKT).

To book fishing charters during your stay, call our in-house Activities Concierge at (956) 761-2212.