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South Padre Island is not without its excellent restaurants. It may be hard for you to figure out which restaurant to visit when you start planning your South Padre Island vacation. La Isla Vacation Rentals is the place to stay if you are looking for the best and most accommodating rental properties in the South Padre Island region. Furthermore, these are our favorite restaurants to try when you visit South Padre Island.

Pier 19

When you are on South Padre Island, you will need to find a comfortable spot to view the sunset. That’s where Pier 19 shines. It offers brunch, lunch, and dinner with an unparalleled selection of drinks. We recommend grabbing a table for dinner and enjoying the ocean views below a glowing sunset.

Yummies Bistro

It’s at Yummies Bistro, where you will want to enjoy the sunrise. Yummies has sizable breakfast offerings that are sure to satisfy those with a sweet tooth. If you need something to wake up, the restaurant features lattes with unique foam art.

Cap’n Roy’s

You’ll be near the ocean, so it’s going to be hard to resist all of the fresh seafood available. The owner of Cap’n Roy’s, Lee Roy Summerlin, spent more than 30 years as a charter captain on the Laguna Madre Bay, meeting many chefs. He also writes music that you can listen to on Spotify.

Padre Island Brewing Co

If you want a delicious meal and a fantastic local craft beer, then Padre Island Brewing Co. needs to be your first stop when you arrive on South Padre Island. It’s a good thing for you that happy hour lasts from 2 to 6 p.m. on weekdays. Cheers!

Ceviche Ceviche

Never had ceviche before? Then it would be best if you changed that. Ceviche Ceviche is the ideal place to go to because their ceviches are delicious, and if you can’t make up your mind, they also offer a build-your-own ceviche.

Enjoy the Food! Enjoy the Views on South Padre Island

The restaurants on South Padre Island are something you’ll be talking about for years to come. We make it easy for you to focus on recovering from the enormous plates and large drinks thanks to La Isla Vacation Rentals properties. Our rental properties offer private beach access, swimming pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts, and so much more. For more information on our availability and offerings, don’t hesitate to contact us at

The South Padre Island bars are like no other. They are exciting, dynamic, and you are bound to make a memory or two out on the town. You will undoubtedly find a bar that fits your liking near a La Isla Vacation Rentals property too.

5 Essential South Padre Island Bars

You won’t have a problem finding the right rental property near a fantastic bar, but we have some suggestions if you don’t know where to start looking. To help you get started on your search, these are some of the best bars and clubs on South Padre Island.

Coral Reef Lounge

Location: 5301 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island

Coral Reef Lounge is one of the best sports bars on South Padre Island. This bar has a winning atmosphere and has long been a great hangout for locals and tourists that enjoy fun karaoke nights and a good time.

Wanna Wanna Beach Bar and Grill

Location: 5100 Gulf Boulevard, South Padre Island

Wanna Wanna is a fantastic beach bar on South Padre Island. This destination has beach volleyball, live music, and it’s pet-friendly. It’s an excellent place to spend the night.

Clayton’s Beach Bar And Grill

Location: 6900 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island

If you are looking for a bar with phenomenal views of the beach, you need to step out onto Clayton’s pier with a drink in hand. It’s got the best view of the beach on the island. 

Island Daiquiris 2 Go

Location: 2600 Padre Boulevard, Ste C, South Padre Island

Technically not a bar, but we would be remiss if we didn’t mention Island Daiquiris 2 Go. Build your daiquiris or pick from one of the many signature cocktails on the menu. Take your drink to the beach and enjoy.

Bar Louie

Location: 6700 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island

Bar Louie is a fantastic place to kick back and relax with a drink. This will be an ideal location for those that want to catch up with friends and talk. 

Let Loose on South Padre Island

Escape for a moment on South Padre Island and enjoy the bars here. The La Isla Vacation Rentals properties offer private beach access, swimming pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts, and so much more. Take a stroll on the beach or get active with parasailing on South Padre Island. For more information on our availability and offerings, don’t hesitate to contact us at

South Padre Island is a premium snorkeling destination. If you are here, you are coming here to snorkel. We have a collection of places to begin your snorkeling search. For snorkeling enthusiasts, we hope you’ll find a few more jaw-dropping sights to brag about later. The best thing (besides viewing the blue shoreline on South Padre Island) is that La Isla Vacation Rentals are near fantastic views either on the beach or under the water.

Here’s the Best Snorkeling Tours on South Padre Island

One of the best ways to see it all is through a snorkeling tour. Tours on South Padre Island will take you to multiple idyllic snorkeling spots in one go. Reserve your time now at one of the businesses below.

American Diving

With American Diving, you’ll get a guided tour of Laguna Madre. It’s a great place to see the early life of a lot of aquatic animals. If you have little ones with you, it’s good to know that the water is three to six feet deep. 

Breakaway Cruises

See Laguna Madre like you haven’t seen before. With Breakaway Cruises, you don’t need previous experience. They will also provide you with gear for your dive. You’ll be able to see the marine life up close like never before.

Sailing Charters on the Southern Wave

Snorkeling is part of a complete sailing package with Sailing Charters on the Southern Wave. You’ll get to start your day by snorkeling northwest of South Padre Island. Later in the day, the crew eats and drinks on board the boat before docking in the evening.

Once You’re Back on Dry Land, Check Back In with Us

Once you’ve had your fill of snorkeling around South Padre Island, step foot on dry land in your rental at La Isla Vacation Rentals. Our South Padre Island rentals offer private beach access, swimming pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts, and a lot more. Take a stroll on the beach in a rejuvenating, sunny getaway with your family, or view the waters from up high by parasailing on South Padre Island. For more information on our availability and offerings, don’t hesitate to contact us at

Once you arrive on South Padre Island, don’t waste any time and hit the water with a jet ski rental on South Padre Island. It’s not easy to miss, given that you’ll be able to see the Gulf spray from almost any direction on the island. If you’re eager to get out in the saltwater, one of the best and fastest ways to do this is with a jet ski. 

There are plenty of places to take a jet ski out and explore the seas. But, for those that want a little more out of their stay at La Isla Vacation Rentals, many sites offer food, drinks, music, along with water recreations. 

Here are some places for jet ski rental on South Padre Island and start making waves in the Gulf.

Top 4 South Padre Island Jet Ski Rentals

Breakaway Cruises

See what makes the Laguna Madre stand out by renting a jet ski and seeing for yourself. Get wet by launching from the Sea Ranch Marina location and see what the bay has to offer. They are open from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

SPI Excursions

SPI Excursions has many different ways to see the island, but most importantly, it has jet ski rentals. You and someone else can get moving with a rental from 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Parrot Eyes

Not only does Parrot Eyes offer food and drinks but also an open area (that they claim is free of boat traffic) where you and another person can jet ski. Take advantage of that open water from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Coconut Jack’s

Spend the day in the water at Coconut Jack’s. The business offers live music, food, drinks, and jet ski rentals. Coconut Jack’s is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the summer.

Soak Up the Sun at a South Padre Island Rental

If skimming across the water sounds like your kind of thing, book a room with La Isla Vacation Rentals. For more information on our availability and offerings, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at or give us a call at 1-956-755-9604.