Vacation Rentals in Port Aransas

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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

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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Port Aransas, Mustang Island
Vacation Rental • 355 ft² • 2 Guests
Introducing Mermaid's Cottage.It may be small but nothing has been left out! The full kitchen has everything you will need to cook a gourmet meal. The Queen size bed has top quality linens and the spa like bathroom is right off of the bedroom area. There is even a super comfy couch to lounge on in the evening. This cottage is centrally located to the beach, shops, restaurants and bars and all the fun stuff Port Aransas has to offer! Sorry, no pets allowed at this property. STR#541195HIGHLIGHTS- 1 mile off the beach- Outdoor seating- Numerous restaurants and area attractions nearbyBEDROOM CO...
from $145 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Port Aransas, Nueces County
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Port Aransas, Nueces County
Vacation Rental • 1249 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.8
(9 reviews)
This fabulous upscale condo is on the 3rd floor with elevator access! Enjoy fishing from the private pier or walk to many of the fine restaurants or bars Port Aransas has to offer. This spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath condo offers everything you will need for the perfect vacation. The unit has a king, two queens and two rollaway twins. After a long day at the beach relax in the huge community pool or sit and have a cocktail while watching the boats pass through the channel. STR#260915HIGHLIGHTS- Elevator access- Heated community pool - Gated community - Amazing view of ship channel- Fish wash sta...
from $233 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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Port Aransas, Mustang Island
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
8.5
(21 reviews)
Introducing Mustang Bungalow.PETS NO LONGER ALLOWED AFTER NOVEMBER 8, 2023!!! This is a fairly spacious one bedroom one bath condo. The bedroom has a queen size bed and the living room has a new 32" flat screen TV and full size futon sofa. The total sleeping capacity is 4 people. There is a full kitchen equipped with everything you will need to cook your catch after a long day of fishing. The grounds are nicely manicured, complete with mature citrus trees. There are fish cleaning facilities on the property. The beach is approximately 2 blocks away but close enough to feel the gulf breezes. ...
from $142 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Port Aransas

$464for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
$502 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Port Aransas

24%for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
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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.

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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.

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!

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