South Padre Island is a coastal resort
town on the Gulf of Mexico
. It has five miles of seashore
fun, dining, and water activities
. South Padre Island is bordered by the Laguna Madre bay
, and is also ecologically significant
with 34 miles of sand dunes
SPI does get rather crazy during spring break. The bridge is backed up for hours, and you are not allowed to walk across. Clubs
on the island include: Charlie's
, Louis' Backyard
, and Babe's
. The night life is a plus, and during the day there is lots to do.
is just 30 miles away, so you can enjoy a two-nation
vacation if you ever visit.
says SPI is the 7th best beach in the US based on water quality
, sand softness and wildlife
. SPI was the only Texas beach to make the top 10 and earned marks for amenities such as hotels & restaurants.