Continent
North America
Country
Texas (USA)
Next Big City
Rio Grande Valley
Next Town
Port Isabel
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Clear water with nice waves. Shallow access.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

34 miles of sand dunes, clear beaches. Lots of space. Lots of beach accesses.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Normal

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SE
Main Direction:
SE

South Padre Island has an average daily wind speed of 15-17 mph during summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Located on the tropical tip of Texas, getting here is easy. Whether you drive or fly, SPI is easily accessible. If traveling in by air, you can fly into Houston and then onto one of three airports in the Rio Grande Valley. Ground transportation is available at all three airports along with most major car rental companies and taxi service. If traveling by car, the scenic route to the Island is made easy by well maintained four-lane highways. By Land U.S. Highways 77, 281 or 83 - Take Interstate 37 South from San Antonio to U.S. Hwy. 77 south, then east on Texas Hwy. 100 approximately 28 miles.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Nightlife

No information