Top Things to Do in Port Aransas on Your Summer Vacation
With 18 miles of wide beaches, incredible fishing, trails for hiking & biking, and great surf, it doesn’t get much better than Port Aransas in the summer. This small town, located on Mustang Island just 180 miles southeast of San Antonio, is a popular destination for families and folks hoping to get a taste of island life’s slower pace.
Heading to Port Aransas this summer? Sandpiper Condominiums is centrally located to all of the island’s best attractions, making your summer vacation that much more enjoyable! Check out the top activities we’ve outlined here and make the most out of your summer vacation to Port Aransas.
Top things to do in Port Aransas this summer:
Widely known as the “Fishing Capital of Texas”, Port Aransas is undoubtedly one of the best places for fishing in Texas’ Gulf Coast. There are many great spots all over the island including the Horace Caldwell Pier, jetties, the beach, and the bay.
One of the best parts about fishing on Port Aransas is the wide variety of fish, such as redfish, trout, flounder, and catfish.
For an even more immersive experience, be sure to try out deep sea fishing! There are many charter companies that offer exciting day trips out to sea.
Be sure to check out upcoming fishing tournaments and check out our Port Aransas fishing guide for more information.
Relax on the Beach
Of course, one of the best things to do in Port Aransas is to relax on the beach! The Sandpiper Condominiums beachfront location and boardwalk directly to the beach mean easy access to beach time and your favorite sandy activities. Take a long morning walk, or grab a beach chair and take advantage of our canopy service to enjoy your day on the shores.
Go Kayaking & Boating
In Port Aransas, there are are endless ways to get out and enjoy a day on the water.
Whether you’re just enjoying a sunset cruise or trying to hook a red fish, kayaking lets you get up close and personal with the natural beauty of the island.
Standup paddle boarding (SUP), on the other hand, is another great way to enjoy the water while getting in a killer workout. There are plenty of places all around the island to rent a paddle board and have a go at SUP.
If an adrenaline rush is what you’re after, booking a jet ski rental at Port A or do a guided tour around Mustang Island are a must!
A relaxing night on the water is more your speed? Hop aboard one of the island’s many boat cruise options, like Captain Kirk’s Tiki Cruises.
Live Surf Cam
Want to take a peek at the ocean before your trip to Port Aransas? Check out premier views of the Gulf of Mexico with our 24 hour live feed – directly from Sandpiper Condominiums!
There are plenty of ways to enjoy your summer vacation in Port Aransas. Book your centrally located Port A island accommodations today!