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Vacation house for 10 people, with pool and terrace
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$261per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with pool and terrace
10 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.5
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$267per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with garden and pool, child-friendly
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$147per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with pool and garden as well as jacuzzi
4.2
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$250per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with balcony and pool
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2,250ft²
4.8
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$315per night
Vacation apartment for 5 people, with terrace
4.3
18 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$149per 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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$187per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony
4.7
21 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$210per night
Apartment for 8 people, with garden and pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$243per night
Apartment for 10 people, with terrace and pool, with pets
10 pers., 4 bedrooms
5.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$221per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with pool and garden, child-friendly
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,345ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$485per night
Apartment for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 990ft²
5.0
2 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$221per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with garden and pool, child-friendly
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,851ft²
3.9
11 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$312per night
Apartment for 8 people, with pool and garden
4.5
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$196per night
Cottage for 6 people, with garden, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$147per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with pool and garden, child-friendly
12 pers., 4 bedrooms
4.4
12 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$392per night
Apartment for 2 people, with terrace
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.4
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$104per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with terrace and pool, child-friendly
8 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,044ft²
4.6
3 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$165per 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 1,497
Internet 1,838
Pet allowed 424
Balcony/Terrace 1,583
TV 1,846
Air conditioning 1,746
Parking 1,348
Washing machine 1,539
Heating 1,546

Prices and availability

Prices

October
November
December
January
February
March
$445
Sep 26 - Oct 03
$434 per night
Oct 03 - Oct 10
$428 per night
Oct 10 - Oct 17
$417 per night
Oct 17 - Oct 24
$417 per night
Oct 24 - Oct 31
$407 per night
Oct 31 - Nov 07
$405 per night
Nov 07 - Nov 14
$444 per night
Nov 14 - Nov 21
$430 per night
Nov 21 - Nov 28
$362 per night
Nov 28 - Dec 05
$406 per night
Dec 05 - Dec 12
$422 per night
Dec 12 - Dec 19
$398 per night
Dec 19 - Dec 26
$426 per night
Dec 26 - Jan 02
$399 per night
Jan 02 - Jan 09
$379 per night
Jan 09 - Jan 16
$325 per night
Jan 16 - Jan 23
$307 per night
Jan 23 - Jan 30
$344 per night
Jan 30 - Feb 06
$304 per night
Feb 06 - Feb 13
$245 per night
Feb 13 - Feb 20
$336 per night
Feb 20 - Feb 27
$363 per night
Feb 27 - Mar 06
$376 per night
Mar 06 - Mar 13
$445 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

October
November
December
January
February
March
79 %
Sep 26 - Oct 03
6 %
Oct 03 - Oct 10
14 %
Oct 10 - Oct 17
14 %
Oct 17 - Oct 24
28 %
Oct 24 - Oct 31
49 %
Oct 31 - Nov 07
54 %
Nov 07 - Nov 14
63 %
Nov 14 - Nov 21
69 %
Nov 21 - Nov 28
62 %
Nov 28 - Dec 05
68 %
Dec 05 - Dec 12
79 %
Dec 12 - Dec 19
72 %
Dec 19 - Dec 26
65 %
Dec 26 - Jan 02
68 %
Jan 02 - Jan 09
70 %
Jan 09 - Jan 16
70 %
Jan 16 - Jan 23
66 %
Jan 23 - Jan 30
60 %
Jan 30 - Feb 06
62 %
Feb 06 - Feb 13
61 %
Feb 13 - Feb 20
60 %
Feb 20 - Feb 27
57 %
Feb 27 - Mar 06
53 %
Mar 06 - Mar 13
63 %
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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