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Vacation house for 10 people, with garden and pool
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,497ft², 1.7mi to the beach
5.0
13 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$652per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with pool and balcony/terrace, with pets
4.6
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$352per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with balcony/terrace
4.1
22 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$121per night
Apartment for 7 people, with garden and pool
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,023ft², 4.4mi to the beach
4.5
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$454per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with pool and garden as well as jacuzzi
4.7
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$246per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with pool and garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 753ft², 0.6mi to the beach
5.0
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$186per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with balcony and balcony/terrace as well as pool
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2,250ft², 1.2mi to the beach
4.5
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$454per night
Vacation house for 14 people, with balcony and pool as well as balcony/terrace
14 pers., 5 bedrooms, 2,508ft², 4mi to the beach
4.6
16 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$362per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony and balcony/terrace
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 0.7mi to the beach
4.5
5 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$454per night
Apartment for 10 people, with balcony/terrace and pool
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.8mi to the beach
4.8
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$257per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 495ft², 0.8mi to the beach
4.2
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$137per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace and balcony
4.7
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$184per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with pool and balcony/terrace as well as balcony
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.6mi to the beach
4.2
11 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$510per night
Apartment for 8 people, with pool and balcony/terrace
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1mi to the beach
5.0
1 review
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$566per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony and balcony/terrace
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,884ft², 1.2mi to the beach
3.5
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$419per night
Apartment for 8 people, with pool and garden
8 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beach
4.3
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$238per night
Cottage for 2 people, with pool and garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 474ft², 750yd to the beach
4.9
20 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$242per night
Cottage for 2 people, with pool and balcony/terrace, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 344ft², 700yd to the beach
4.6
28 reviews
Port Aransas, Mustang Island
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$133per night
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Highlights in 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 1,522
Internet 1,829
Pet allowed 608
Balcony/Terrace 1,594
TV 1,846
Air conditioning 1,835
Parking 1,211
Washing machine 1,567
Heating 1,644

Prices and availability

Prices

April
May
June
July
August
September
$506
Mar 28 - Apr 04
$403 per night
Apr 04 - Apr 11
$353 per night
Apr 11 - Apr 18
$357 per night
Apr 18 - Apr 25
$444 per night
Apr 25 - May 02
$451 per night
May 02 - May 09
$413 per night
May 09 - May 16
$380 per night
May 16 - May 23
$348 per night
May 23 - May 30
$400 per night
May 30 - Jun 06
$493 per night
Jun 06 - Jun 13
$506 per night
Jun 13 - Jun 20
$473 per night
Jun 20 - Jun 27
$482 per night
Jun 27 - Jul 04
$456 per night
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$448 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$442 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$446 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$476 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$473 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$468 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$481 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$403 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$291 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$274 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

April
May
June
July
August
September
84 %
Mar 28 - Apr 04
39 %
Apr 04 - Apr 11
36 %
Apr 11 - Apr 18
25 %
Apr 18 - Apr 25
47 %
Apr 25 - May 02
64 %
May 02 - May 09
65 %
May 09 - May 16
59 %
May 16 - May 23
62 %
May 23 - May 30
62 %
May 30 - Jun 06
61 %
Jun 06 - Jun 13
55 %
Jun 13 - Jun 20
52 %
Jun 20 - Jun 27
54 %
Jun 27 - Jul 04
46 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
48 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
52 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
54 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
54 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
60 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
68 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
75 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
80 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
81 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
84 %
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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