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Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony/terrace and balcony
5.0
1 review
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$255per night
Apartment for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 990ft²
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$337per night
Apartment for 6 people, with balcony and balcony/terrace as well as pool
4.1
40 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$221per night
Apartment for 8 people, with garden and pool
8 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.3
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$247per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people, with garden
4.4
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$125per night
Cottage for 2 people, with garden and pool
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 474ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$252per night
Apartment for 6 people, with jacuzzi and balcony as well as pool
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$524per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony/terrace and pool
8 pers., 1 bedroom, 990ft²
4.4
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$157per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with pool and balcony as well as balcony/terrace
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$149per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with garden and pool
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
4.8
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$198per night
Cottage for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0ft²
4.4
12 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$205per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with pool and garden
4.3
9 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$394per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with garden and jacuzzi as well as pool
4.6
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$249per night
Cottage for 8 people, with pool
8 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.4
6 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$484per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 2 bedrooms
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$362per night
Apartment for 4 people, with balcony and pool as well as balcony/terrace
4 pers., 495ft²
5.0
1 review
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$199per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony/terrace and pool
10 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.5
18 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$346per night
Apartment for 6 people, with pool
4.7
12 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$283per night
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Highlights Port Aransas

  • Fishing on the Texan Gulf Coast
  • Golfing at Standout Courses like Palmilla Resort
  • Dining at the Historic Tarpon Inn
  • Seeing the Masterpieces at SandFest
  • Beautiful Beaches along the Mustang Island Coast

Most popular in Port Aransas

Pool 1,248
Internet 1,525
Pet allowed 421
Balcony/Terrace 1,333
TV 1,515
Air conditioning 1,498
Parking 1,279
Washing machine 1,296
Heating 1,317

Prices and availability

Prices

July
August
September
October
November
December
$480
Jun 27 - Jul 04
$455 per night
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$461 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$441 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$409 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$413 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$422 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$451 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$480 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$456 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$425 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$454 per night
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$470 per night
Sep 19 - Sep 26
$413 per night
Sep 26 - Oct 03
$330 per night
Oct 03 - Oct 10
$356 per night
Oct 10 - Oct 17
$373 per night
Oct 17 - Oct 24
$380 per night
Oct 24 - Oct 31
$405 per night
Oct 31 - Nov 07
$329 per night
Nov 07 - Nov 14
$259 per night
Nov 14 - Nov 21
$246 per night
Nov 21 - Nov 28
$311 per night
Nov 28 - Dec 05
$383 per night
Dec 05 - Dec 12
$0 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

July
August
September
October
November
December
88 %
Jun 27 - Jul 04
2 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
4 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
4 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
4 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
7 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
15 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
30 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
52 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
65 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
63 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
61 %
Sep 12 - Sep 19
70 %
Sep 19 - Sep 26
75 %
Sep 26 - Oct 03
60 %
Oct 03 - Oct 10
59 %
Oct 10 - Oct 17
77 %
Oct 17 - Oct 24
82 %
Oct 24 - Oct 31
84 %
Oct 31 - Nov 07
86 %
Nov 07 - Nov 14
87 %
Nov 14 - Nov 21
88 %
Nov 21 - Nov 28
83 %
Nov 28 - Dec 05
81 %
Dec 05 - Dec 12
86 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation Rentals in Port Aransas

Enjoy the Texas Sunshine from a Beach House at Port Aransas

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

Orientation

Escape to the Texan Sun in Port Aransas

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

Fantastic Fun for Fishing Fans

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

1. Enjoy a Meal and a Drink at the Tarpon Inn

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.

Useful Information

Choose the Ideal Month to Make a Visit

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.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Port Aransas

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Port Aransas?

Port Aransas is one of the cities in the USA, which is the most expensive. The costs for a vacation rental here amounts to about $446.72 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Port Aransas?

If you want to save the maximum during your visit to Port Aransas, travel in February ($323.43 per night on average), January ($367.72), or December ($379.07), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Port Aransas?

In 2019, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Port Aransas was June, with an average price of $553.27 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of $520.07, and May, with $507.52.

Should I plan a trip to Port Aransas well in advance?

If you decide to put Port Aransas on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your vacation well in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 63% of rentals booked in the year 2019.

What time of the year can I find more free vacation rentals?

The best months to find free accommodation in Port Aransas are May (the average amount of properties that are free reached 68.5% of the total in 2019), June (64.6%), and April (55.75%).

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Port Aransas?

The accommodations in Port Aransas reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 7.2%. The second most requested month is February, with 14.6%, and third is November with 30.8%.

Are there many vacation rentals in Port Aransas?

In Port Aransas we have an extensive catalogue of around 1900 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 6 local and international providers.

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