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What travelers to Port Aransas are saying

Everything is a little overpriced but that's the case with any vacation spot.
Christopher L. Mar 28, 2015
Port aransas is a great location for enjoying time with friends or family. We always like to come back here for the laid back atmosphere and amazing fishing.
ioana H. Apr 5, 2015

Find gold on the sands of Port Aransas, Texas

Infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte, knew all about safe harbors and secure hideaways, so Port Aransas was on his map even before it had an official name. Legend goes that he marked buried treasure here with a silver dagger spiked into the sand, which has yet to be discovered. While you're searching, be prepared for wonderful distractions from your quest because Mustang Island is a unique gem on the beautiful Texas Coast.

Fondly known as Port A, this little city sits on a pristine barrier island stretching 18 scenic miles between Aransas and Corpus Christi Bays.

Things to see and do

Go eco-touring

Mustang Island enjoys center stage along the nation's Central Flyway, where you can set your sights for hundreds of native and migrating bird species. Observation towers and boardwalks throughout the estuaries and dunes let you rub shoulders with majestic, endangered Whooping cranes.

Visit aquariums

Seven of these fascinating indoor oceans house living collections at the Marine Science Institute, and each one replicates a local environment. From rock jetties and oyster reefs to mangrove marshes, explore wonderful worlds and meet the mysterious creatures that call these waters home.

Play golf

You'll never wear out the beaches at Port A, but an afternoon on the links with the salt breeze at your back is a bracing change of island pace. Conquer one of three public championship courses featuring panoramic views of brilliant blue Gulf waters.

Special events

Savor it fried, grilled, sautéed and countless other delicious ways at the annual June Shrimporee. The biggest Texas festival celebrating this little crustacean is more than 60 years old, offering dancing, carnivals and a classic downtown parade.

Fish ambitiously

Angle your way into annual fishing derby fun at the July Deep Sea Roundup. This exciting competition is open to everyone; even the kids wade in with their own Piggy Perch contest.

Help decorate

The holidays take on a special light in Port A's Civic Center every year, with glittering island magic at the Enchanted Holiday Forest. Locals and visitors all drop by to add a personal touch of sparkle and cheer to dozens of Christmas trees. Your invitation to decorate and celebrate is always open.

Where to stay

All Port Aransas hotels are within walking distance to the waters, but you might prefer to be more central to take advantage of lower rates.


Only three blocks from the beach, Best Western Ocean Villa offers a very comfortable stay, with hot breakfasts to set you up for a day of relaxation and fun. Surrounded by restaurants and shops, everything you need is on hand.

Beach front

If you can’t resist views of the sea and enjoy a good pampering, the Port Royal Resort sits right on the beach with lagoon pools, tennis courts, hot tubs and seasonal BBQs. Nearby activities include jet skiing, bay fishing and surfing.

Best time to visit

Weather rarely gets in the way of planning your trip to Port A, but mark June through September as a potentially stormy season. How often do the locals worry about the weather? You'll have to ask a native at one of the dozens of fishing tournaments that run all summer long.

Memorial Day through Labor Day is the busiest time of year, but you can slip across the causeway in late October to catch a quieter side of Port Aransas. The locals are always happy to share their friendly little island, and you'll have a better chance of finding that silver dagger.

Recently Rated Port Aransas Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Port Royal Resort Port Aransas Beach
4.3 / 5
14 reviews
3 stars $337
Holiday Inn Express & Suites PORT ARANSAS/BEACH AREA
3.7 / 5
32 reviews
3 stars $144
4.1 / 5
67 reviews
3 stars $116
Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas
4.0 / 5
4 reviews
3 stars $143
Americas Best Value Inn
3.2 / 5
11 reviews
2 stars $99
Beachgate CondoSuites and Motel
3.6 / 5
8 reviews
4 stars $175
Days Inn -Port Aransas TX
3.3 / 5
37 reviews
2 stars $111
Executive Keys Condominiums on the Beach
4.0 / 5
40 reviews
3 stars $151
Travelodge Port Aransas TX
2.9 / 5
40 reviews
2 stars $99
Captains Quarters Inn
2.6 / 5
12 reviews
2 stars Choose dates

Featured Port Aransas Hotels

From $116

1 BEST WESTERN Ocean Villa

3 stars
4.1 / 5 67 reviews

400 E Avenue G

Save 12% on your stay

Discover this Port Aransas, Texas hotel offering comfortable accommodations and a hot breakfast. Take time out to relax and enjoy all that Port Aransas has to offer while staying at BEST WESTERN...

best place to stay in Port Aransas
Hands down, one of the best places I've ever stayed at. Rooms were spotless, love the hardwood in the rooms, personnel very polite and helpful. Would definitely recommend.
Apr 6, 2015
From $151

2 Executive Keys Condominiums on the Beach

3 stars
4.0 / 5 40 reviews

820 Beach Access Road

The Executive Keys Condominium on the Beach offers a home away from home along the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Located on Mustang Island near Corpus Christi, the property was designed for family...

This is the second time we have come to use the Executive Keys. We are thrilled at the customer service, cleanliness and location of the Units. We plan to use this facility on a permanent basis.
Sep 25, 2014
From $99

3 Travelodge Port Aransas TX

2 stars
2.9 / 5 40 reviews

300 West Avenue G

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The Travelodge Port Aransas TX is ideally located a stone's throw from the ocean and many other top destinations in Port Aransas. Nearby activities include sailing, fishing and dolphin-watching...

perfect get a way
Wasn't disapointed room very clean Hotel in a very convenient location easy to walk to the main drag
Aug 12, 2014
From $144

4 Holiday Inn Express & Suites PORT ARANSAS/BEACH AREA

3 stars
3.7 / 5 32 reviews

727 South 11th Street

Port Aransas Hotel Located on Texas Gulf Coast One of the best things about being a beach hotel in Port Aransas is a convenient address just 1.5 blocks from the warm sand and clear blue ocean of...

Easter Weekend at the Beach
Hotel is not close enough to walk to beach with beach gear. You have to pay to park at the beach. Staff was nice. Fire alarm went off at 8am on Friday morning and stayed on throughout the entire...
Apr 10, 2015
From $111

5 Days Inn -Port Aransas TX

2 stars
3.3 / 5 37 reviews

3595 State Hwy 361

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The Days Inn Port Aransas, Texas, is within walking distance from the beach. Outdoor Tropical Pool. Seasonal SPA. 480 Sq. ft. Rooms w/ Kitchenette and Dinning Table. Microwaves and Refrigerators...

Fishing Weekend
Good clean rooms. Nice front porches. Last night was load with yahoos staying up till 3 am drinking and being loud.
Nov 5, 2014
From $143

6 Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas

3 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

2208 Highway 361

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

Set in the small fishing town of Port Aransas, minutes from Mustang Island, this cozy Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas, TX hotel is only 1/2 mile from inviting beaches and the lapping warm waters...

OXY Trip
Hotel was good. I didn't realize when I booked it was on an island, but not problems getting to and from mainland
Apr 6, 2015
From $175

7 Beachgate CondoSuites and Motel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 8 reviews

2000 On the Beach Dr.

We are just a friendly little place right here on the beach in Port Aransas. Unlike the big high-rise condominiums, all of our units are situated on four acres in buildings ranging from 2-4 floors....

Wonderful Trip
This is a perfect place, very clean and hotel personal is very kind. I would like to continue my vacations staying here!
Jan 5, 2015

8 Captains Quarters Inn

2 stars
2.6 / 5 12 reviews

235 W Cotter Ave

Captain's Quarters Inn is the BEST located hotel in Port Aransas, TX. It is across the street from Dolphin Docks and within walking distance to 3 major marinas! The hotel is just two blocks from...

From $99

9 Americas Best Value Inn

2 stars
3.2 / 5 11 reviews

306 S Alister Street

Hometown Hospitality at its best FREE local calls/ plus every room has a refrigerator/ microwave/ coffeemaker/ hairdryer/ 40-inch flat panel cable TV/ iron/ and ironing board. Come visit the...

Perfect vacation
Hotel Rm was super clean!!! Everything in good working condition. Will definitely come back!!!
Jan 20, 2015
From $337

10 Port Royal Resort Port Aransas Beach

3 stars
4.3 / 5 14 reviews

6317 State Highway 361

Our Port Aransas Beach Resort all condos is right on the beach. Set on a 25 acre enclave wrapping around four lagoon pools with stepped waterfalls island a waterslide and palm trees. While the pool...

Awesome family trip
great hotel, very comfortable to let kids hang out.. beach walk beautiful.
Apr 26, 2015

11 DunesThe

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

1000 Lantana