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Located on Mustang Island, Port Aransas is one of the leading resorts in Texas. From the State Park in the south, to Amelia's Landing in the north, the village is crammed with attractive, roomy beach house options, many of them constructed in the early 20th century. Most have great beach access, modern entertainment features plenty of sleeping space for all the family.Pick the Perfect Vacation Rental Apartment in Port Aransas
Along with spacious beach cabins and cottages, Port Aransas also has plenty of excellent rentals for smaller groups or couples who want to spend a little bit less. There are condos near the marina and attractions like Palmilla Golf Club, most of them boasting comfortable lounges and kitchenettes, swimming pools on site, and extras like security on the door.
Holiday in Port Aransas, TX
Port Aransas can be found at the northern end of Mustang Island, not far south of San Antonio, and within reach of Corpus Christi. It's a laid back beach and boating resort, with great fishing grounds and on-shore attractions for all the family.Getting Around Port Aransas
When you get there, Port Aransas isn't hard to navigate. The village itself is compact enough to walk wherever you need to go, there are ferries from the mainland and shuttle buses which run from the port to the city's major hotels, water parks, beaches, and shopping neighborhoods.Getting to Port Aransas
Getting there isn't tough, either. I-37 runs straight to Corpus Christi, then you can take Route 361 to the coast, where you can hop on a boat to Mustang Island. If you're flying from elsewhere in the USA, the best bet is to arrive at San Antonio or Houston.
Activities in Port Aransas
Fishing is a local obsession on Mustang Island (and presidents like FDR used to make it their regular destination). You can charter boats from the port and test your skills against huge stocks of flounder, redfish, Gulf tuna, and even marlins or sharks.A Sun-Drenched Beach Destination
South Texas enjoys wall to wall sunshine for most of the year (even winters are mild) and the Gulf coast near Port Aransas is a sublime place to perfect your tan, play some volleyball, or hit the waves for a swim.A Great Place to Play Some Golf
The sandy soil of Mustang Island has also made it ideal for golfing, and the area features some amazing courses, such as the Arnold Palmer designed Palmilla Beach Resort which is ranked in Texas' top 10.
Port Aransas has had numerous identities since the 1860s. At first, it was called Ropesville, before becoming Tarpon (after the fish species), then Port Aransas from the 1920s onwards.
Top 5 Things to Do in Port Aransas
Opened in the 1880s, the Tarpon Inn is one of Port Aransas' oldest buildings and still serves up incredible Gulf seafood. It's the perfect place to unwind after a day of boating, fishing, or golfing.2. Attend the Sandfest
April's Sandfest is one of the most appealing family art events in the USA. It's a great showcase of the country's sand sculpting talent, and turns the city beach into a magical art exhibit as the spring sunshine warms up.3. Visit Port Aransas State Park
To get away from your fellow vacationers, simply drive a mile or two to the south, where Port Aransas State Park offers secluded beaches and hiking trails along the coast of the barrier island.4. Take a Historic Pirate Cruise
In the 19th century, Port Aransas was a notorious pirate haunt. You can relive those buccaneering days thanks to companies like Red Dragon, who offer cruises on an authentic sailing vessel.5. Get to Know the Local Dolphins
The Lydia Ann Channel is one of Texas' best locations for dolphin watching, with a great chance of witnessing these charismatic animals at play. Port Aransas offers plenty of companies who will show you the finest dolphin watching spots.
Port Aransas is pretty much a year-round vacation destination. No month has average temperatures lower than 65 degrees, and from April to October, you can expect temperatures in the late 70s and 80s. Spring is a popular time to visit, thanks to cultural events and warm weather. High summer is peak season, while fall is warm but much less packed, and could be a great time to arrive.Local Events that Visitors Won't Want to Miss
Port Aransas offers plenty of events to enjoy. From February's Whooping Crane Festival, which celebrates the bird's arrival after winter, to the lively 4th of July fireworks and street festivals, the town comes together on numerous occasions, offering a great atmosphere and plenty for visitors to experience.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Port Aransas
What was the average price for a vacation rental in Port Aransas last year?
Last year, rentals in Port Aransas had an annual average cost of around $531 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Port Aransas?
According to last year, the months with the most reduced prices in Port Aransas are January, February and December, with average prices of $375, $447, and $472, respectively.
When does the price of vacation rentals in Port Aransas go up the most?
Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Port Aransas was July, with an average price of $624 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $618, and then June, with $617.
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Port Aransas?
When visiting Port Aransas, it is necessary to be proactive as 75% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
Which months offer the highest availability?
Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Port Aransas were November, December and October, with average availabilities of 54%, 47%, and 43%, respectively.
How many rentals are there in Port Aransas?
We have grouped together the offers from 4 different partners in Port Aransas, so we can offer you around 2,100 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!