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Gorgeous 2 BR Bay Front Condo W/ Incredible Views and a Boat Slip!

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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Feb 23, 2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom (Sleeps 5), within 10 yards of the water!

This beautiful condo will make your dream vacation on South Padre Island. Stunning views of the Laguna Madre from all rooms and the large outdoor deck. Private boat slip included, reserved car parking space, and access to the lovely condo association (shared) swimming pool. Lush tropical landscaping and grass all around the complex. Large shared fishing dock with evening spot lights (to attract the fish) and a fish cleaning table. This condo has the best views on the island for sunsets and for Friday night fireworks. Comfortably sleeps five people. Three flat screen TVs, stereo system (includes speakers on the deck), and high speed WiFi Internet.

While this is a new property rental listing with no renter reviews yet, we previously sold another rental property which had over 50 'rave' reviews and even more very happy former and repeat renters. We believe strongly in taking care of our condo and taking care of our guests!

This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island Permit No. 2015-455804.

More Details

Recent Review

About the Owner

Peter & Robin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

About Peter & Robin

This condo has been our exclusive home away from home for the last six years, and we are just starting to rent it part time, beginning in the spring 2013. We love South Padre Island and plan to retire there. The above photo is our family, celebrating the release of an Atlantic Green turtle that we rescued from being snagged in a crab trap. We brought the turtle to Sea Turtle, Inc. (a non-profit sea turtle rescue & rehabilitation center on South Padre Island), and after a few months in their care... we released the turtle again to where we rescued it originally in the Laguna Madre. See http://www.seaturtleinc.org/ and visit them when you come to South Padre Island!

Peter & Robin purchased this condo in 2007

Why Peter & Robin chose Texas Gulf Coast

Our first condo on South Padre Island was on the Gulf side, but after falling in love with the Western exposure to the Laguna Madre, including the incredible sunsets and summertime fireworks... we soon found this condo and sold the other one. This condo 'IS IT' for us, and we are sure you will love it, too.

What makes this condo unique

Check out the second photo, taken from a boat on the Laguna Madre, of our condo unit. This will hopefully help you get a feel for the views you're going to be enjoying.

Note that this condo includes both the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, as outlined with the labeled box in the photo. A couple of features make this condo unit unique:

-The deck is huge, over the entire width of the condo (something like 30+ ft), and about 8-10 ft deep. It is a viewing paradise for water, birds, sunsets, etc. (including the best seat on the island for the city fireworks, every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day, plus July 4th and New Year's Eve)

-The four windows you see on South West corner of the 2nd floor of the condo (3rd floor of the building) are all in the master bedroom. Nearly 180 degrees of water... a wonderful view to start each day of your vacation on South Padre Island!

- There is a bar area adjacent to the dining area, with a second small refrigerator and a large capacity ice maker.

- The master bathroom has a two person Jacuzzi tub (jetted tub), in addition to a separate shower stall.

66 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

5

Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and well maintained Condo. This was more than expected. This is a newer condo and the location and views of sunsets were exceptional. The location was a short walk for almost all of our needs.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As advertised and more!

  • 5 of 5

Quick weekend getaway that was better than expected. Owner was very helpful and available. The apartment was clean and spacious. Location was great. If you are looking to stay on the bay side, this is it! We parked our party boat on the assigned boat slip and had a great weekend. The balcony was perfect. We had breakfast on the balcony overlooking the bay.....gorgeous! The building itself was very quiet, safe and peaceful. I will definitely try to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property!!! The property was exactly as described and then some!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I travel extensively for work, so we were looking for a weekend getaway to relax and bring in the New Year. We found it in this condo! All the amenities were provided and then some! Anything we may need for our stay was available. The furnishings and decorations were beautiful and the home was very clean. The owners checked on us to make sure all was well and made themselves available if we needed anything. We were told that the fireworks from the deck would be fantastic and they were over the top!! We also enjoyed watching dolphins, pelicans and fishing from the dock. I would stay here again and would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for upscale, easy access, cleanliness and a wonderful spot to relax! Thank you for a great weekend!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The right place!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have stayed at the condo and it was even better than the first time. The kitchen has been touched up and there is plenty of room to cook and mingle with friends. I went this time to fish with two buddies and boy did we hook into the sea trout! I had two days of limits and my two friends limited out on Sunday. I kept my boat 50 feet from the condo in the boat dock and we were off fishing every morning at 6:30am. We spent the mid-day in the house cooling off and we went back to fishing around 3:30 until darkness. What a fantastic memory for me and my friends! Will be back in the Spring to catch the big trout!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here. The views were great and the sunsets were amazing. The condo was very neat and clean and the pool was nice. We especially loved the deck outside. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best Spot on the Bay!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a restful and peaceful Labor Day Weekend at Peter and Robin's spacious condominium. We definitely had a spectacular view of the sunset and firework display! Comfortable and clean with a nice pool and beach access within walking distance. Hope to rent again soon!

Thank you!

Gonzales Family

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Sea Turtle Inc.
"These folks are doing outstanding things in working to protect the sea turtles on and around..."
Blue Marlin Supermarket
"Only a half block from our condo, and the only full-sized supermarket on the island... you'l..."
Blackbeard's Restaurant
"Nice family restaurant, good and fast service, very good food. Bring your fish... they'll c..."
Grapevine Cafe & Coffeehouse
"Breakfast is served! ... and within easy walking distance!"
South Padre Island Adventure Park, LLC
"Horseback riding on the beach!"
Gabriella's Italian Grill & Pizzeria
"Our favorite restaurant on the island! Great pastas, pizzas, seafood, steaks, incredible va..."
Wild Fork Catering -- CLOSED
"A gourmet-style dining experience.... but don't forget to BYOB (beer or wine is not served t..."
Palm Street Pier Restaurant and Bar
"A great bay-front place to eat and drink... super place for sunsets..."
Ted's Restaurant
"Another great place for breakfast.... "
Padre Island Brewing Co.
"Great beers and food!"
Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill
"Fun place to eat and drink... right on the Gulf! Saturday nights are lots of fun with the B..."
Kohnami Restaurant
"Great teppanyaki and sushi!"

From the Owner

Our first condo on South Padre Island was on the Gulf side, but after falling in love with the Western exposure to the Laguna Madre, including the incredible sunsets and summertime fireworks... we soon found this condo and sold the other one. This condo 'IS IT' for us, and we are sure you will love it, too.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brownsville, TX or Harlingen, TX at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : MANY within 1 mile at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : South Padre Island Golf Club (Laguna Vista, TX) at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : TX Route 100 at 1.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : MANY within 1 mile at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : South Padre Island (Gulf) at 0.4 Miles Car: recommended

Dolphin watching tours

Snorkeling tours

Sunset sailboat tours

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
90 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning & linen $110
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.5%

Please note that rental of our condo during Spring Break by college students (or "Spring Breakers") is not allowed by our homeowners association, hence the >30 year age restriction from March 8th to March 23rd.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

From the Owner

Check out the second photo, taken from a boat on the Laguna Madre, of our condo unit. This will hopefully help you get a feel for the views you're going to be enjoying. Note that this condo includes both the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, as outlined with the labeled box in the photo. A couple of features make this condo unit unique: -The deck is huge, over the entire width of the condo (something like 30+ ft), and about 8-10 ft deep. It is a viewing paradise for water, birds, sunsets, etc. (including the best seat on the island for the city fireworks, every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day, plus July 4th and New Year's Eve) -The four windows you see on South West corner of the 2nd floor of the condo (3rd floor of the building) are all in the master bedroom. Nearly 180 degrees of water... a wonderful view to start each day of your vacation on South Padre Island! - There is a bar area adjacent to the dining area, with a second small refrigerator and a large capacity ice maker. - The master bathroom has a two person Jacuzzi tub (jetted tub), in addition to a separate shower stall.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1300 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, Connected to family / living room (downstairs).
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Connected to bedroom #2 (upstairs).
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, Master bathroom (upstairs). Hair dryer included.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Master bedroom with West and South views of the Laguna Madre
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double, 2 twin/ single, Second bedroom has 1 full, 1 twin, and 1 twin trundle bed.

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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