South Padre Island luxury hotels defy the destinations typical reputation for its nightlife and appeal to partying Spring Break travelers. Despite those facts of the island, this is also a more sophisticated side to this Gulf Coast destination. Beyond cheap hotels and inns there are a few South Padre Island luxury hotels that are delivering amenities and top-notch service along with an oceanfront location. If you’re looking for the ultimate way to experience this island on the southern tip of Texas, a South Padre Island 5 star hotel might be the choice for you. Get ready to be pampered day and night at these luxurious properties.
The weather in South Padre Island is attractive all year long. Luxury travelers might want to avoid the couple weeks of spring break in March (unless you want to party with college students). Otherwise, the rest of the year is the ideal time to make reservations at South Padre Island luxury hotels and sink your toes in the sand while sipping on a frozen cocktail. The Isla Grand is a 5-star beach resort that has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation. The results are outstanding: At this former Radisson property guests will find a beachfront resort complete with pools, hot tubs, volleyball courts, a nightclub, and more. There are 128 guest rooms and 65 two-bedroom condos to choose among. The rooms include a patio or balcony, refrigerators, an in-room safe, and wireless internet access, while the condos have these amenities as well as a full kitchen, dining area, and living room space.
Beyond this South Padre Island 5 star hotel, another luxurious option is the Sheraton South Padre Island Beach Hotel. Travelers can expect great service and amenities from this familiar travel chain. There are 251 guest rooms and condos, and here visitors will also find the largest swimming pool in south Texas as well as a swim-up bar to cool off in more ways than one. With a fitness center, restaurants, and even business facilities this is an example of a full-service hotel. There are many other beachfront hotels that offer a great location without all of these extras. If these amenities will make a difference in the quality of your trip, choose the Sheraton.
After these well known properties, one of the best South Padre Island luxury hotels is the Bahia Mar Resort. This luxurious resort is set on 15 acres of its own land and is known for being an especially romantic accommodation choice on the island. This resort also lives up to the island’s reputation for nightlife and provides a variety of its own entertainment. Individual service is also impressive here. Other resorts with great amenities and service include the Casa Bella Resort Hotel, the La Copa Beachside Resort, and the Padre Grand.
One option for luxury outside of choosing a South Padre Island 5 star hotel is a vacation rental. Just like hotels, there are vacation rentals to suit a wide range of budgets. In South Padre Island it is possible to find a luxurious oceanfront rental with all sorts of impressive features. Whether you want your own private deck, an outdoor shower, a hot tub, or laundry facilities, you will be able to find a match in this Texas destination. These rentals offer beautiful views and if you’re lucky, you might see a pod of dolphins swimming by at sunset.