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Valentine’s Sunrises

Valentine’s Day is the day that you get to treat your sweet with your love and thoughtful gifts. Valentine’s Day gifts are usually chocolates and flowers along with the occasional jewelry selection. But every now and then couples have a great idea to go and do things together and celebrate this holiday in a relaxing style. The best thing about Valentine’s day is that it’s all about loving and having fun! If you decide to come stay with us there are a few things here in Port Aransas that make it worth the trip. First off, there is the obvious serenity

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Staying Motivated

January is full of different decisions Continued. Everyone wants to make a productive resolution that will full fill them for the rest of the year. The unique thing to which these resolutions come about is that they are all individually pleasing. What some people fail to realize is that you have to actually make time to do these things.Things such as keeping a clean house, making time for YOU, exercising, whatever it is that makes you, you! Recognize that these actions full fill you and you personally, and that is what helps improve your well being. It seems as simple

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November in Port Aransas 2016

November in Port Aransas is quiet and relaxing. There are still plenty of visitors and the weather is absolutely perfect for visiting. It’s not too hot and still sunny as can be. The cold fronts will be blowing through soon though, cooling off the coast and the water temperatures; which is great for floundering! Unfortunately, there is no floundering allowed during the month of November due to the winter spawning. But come December, game on! Duck season is in full swing and if you need a guide we have an excellent recommendation, Captain Joey Farah is based out of Padre Island

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Thanksgiving in Port Aransas? Why not!?

Thanksgiving is a fabulous time of year for friendship, family and counting blessings. Everyone has so much to be thankful for and why not be thankful at the beach?! Mustang Island is the best place to bring your family for a fun and sandy filled holiday. Whether you are cooking for the family or wanting to dine out, Port Aransas has it all. There are plenty of HEB grocery stores for you to find items in your recipe list that you might have forgotten and plenty of places to choose from if you’re looking for a delicious prepared feast. We

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Snowbirds Of A Feather Winter In Port Aransas – So You’d Better Book Now!

Keep your feathers warm Yes, it is still officially summer. The calendar says so as does the thermostat. But, as with all good things, summer too shall end. And you’ll be left shivering and brooding and wondering why did winter come so fast and how the heck do you escape that arctic chill? <img class="wp-image-1016 size-thumbnail" src="http://www.sandpiperportaransas.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Too-Much-Snow-150×150.jpg" alt="Snowy House" width="150" height="150" srcset="http://www.sandpiperportaransas.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Too-Much-Snow-150×150.jpg 150w, http://www.sandpiperportaransas.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Too-Much-Snow-170×170 prozac pill.jpg 170w” sizes=”(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px” /> Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! You are already dreading that winter’s icy grip; the need to find warmer climbs will become crucial to both your physical and mental well-being as the cold weather

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Fall is coming soon!

One of our favorite times of the year is coming soon! Fall in Texas is such a gorgeous time of the year for especially in Port Aransas. The weather gets cooler and the crowds really start to thin out which gives our guests some peaceful vacation time. There’s plenty to do in Port Aransas during this cooler season also since you won’t be trying to beat the heat inside your condo all day.   The Pirate Ship and Sunset Dolphin cruises are a relaxing and perfect evening for kids and adults while you float away on the Corpus Christi bay.

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Island Matters-Events in Port Aransas-August 2016

Coming to Port A and looking for some fun activities and events around town to check out? Here is a list of all the events going on in Port Aransas this month, August 2016!   Every Tuesday and Thursday is the Wetlands Education Center Tour Tour the Wetlands Education Center located at UTMSI, 630 E. Cotter Ave. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am. ***Groups over ten visitors that would like a guided tour of the Wetlands Education Center should set up a private tour by contacting Colleen McCue at 361-749-3153.***     Every Wednesday there are guided birding tours for all ages! 

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Take a look in 3D

Take a look in 3D…and no, we aren’t talking about the latest IMAX movie! The Sandpiper Condominiums is proud to announce our updated use of 3D Virtual Tours for our online reservation system! These 3D scans take checking out pictures of our Port Aransas vacation rentals to a much more interactive and  “live” experience More hints. When checking out these 3D scans you are able to explore the contents of the particular condo just as if you yourself were walking through a particular beach front condo. The 3D scans are comprised of HDR photography and 3D infrared scans. These things

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Spring Break in Port Aransas-The Family Way

Family Style Spring Break Port Arnasas Sandpiper guests enjoying the beach.   Spring Break down on this coast is widely known as a fun time for college kids, teenagers and families. The problem when trying to find a place suitable for your family is fear of being around too many youngsters while trying to enjoy more of a sober and safe experience. Goods news though, this can be done!   As a family traveling down to Port Aransas during Spring Break, it’s important to know the best “family friendly” areas.  The open beach is a target for teens, so avoiding

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Ipe on the Boardwalk!

You might have been to the property recently enough to see our latest remodel project of 2016, but if you haven’t check it out! Old Boardwalk:                                                           New Ipe Boardwalk:         We have torn out our old boardwalk and replaced it with  smooth and and extremely sturdy Brazilian Walnut lumber that is commonly known as “ipe.” Ipe was also used on the New York  City’s Coney Island boardwalk which wasn’t in need of replacing for 25 years! An extremely impressive feat, considering the amount of traffic and environmental stresses placed on the wood throughout the years.   This

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