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South Padre Island Winter Texan Guide


Winter Texan Guide to South Padre Island


Our winter visitors come to South Padre Island every year in order to avoid winter weather. South Padre Island has many activities and events that are geared specifically for the enjoyment of our Winter Texans. Let's face it - it's just plain warmer here in South Texas than the northern latitudes of North America and Canada. This is why thousands of visitors come to the shores of the Gulf Coast each year to escape the chilling winter weather back home. Winter temperatures here in January averages a high of 67°F with a low of 52°F, most days are sunny and warm. The beaches on South Padre Island are perfect for strolling and collecting shells, fishing, or simply setting up a chair and umbrella and watching the waves roll in. Winter accomodations are easy to come by with most rental options offering discounted rates for longer stays, and many hotels, condominiums, and beach houses with long term rental availability of 3 months or more. RV Parks in the area are teeming with winter visitors from October through the end of February.

It's easy to see that just like birds flying south for the winter, residents of northern states with colder climates desire to escape the cold weather for a lifestyle of leisure, fun, adventure, and good health. 

Accommodations in every price bracket are avaialble enabling our winter residents to live the Winter Texan dream.  Whether in a hotel, beach house, RV Park, or condo, Winter Texans enjoy the warm and mild winters of South Texas here in South Padre Island.



Lodging Specials

KOA Kampground South Padre Island

KOA Kampground (956)-761-5665
Save $400 when you pay for 3 months at the South Padre Island KOA
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Enjoy winter weekly and monthly rates from 3 award wnning Island hotels including the La Copa, the La Quinta, and the Hilton Garden Inn.

For this limited time offer - you may receive the special room rate of getting 50% off the best available rate on special dates. Reduced winter weekly rates are also available in the cabanas and the condos.
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From beach front to bay front, SPI Rentals has condominium rentals or vacation homes that are just right for you and your budget.  Premier luxury homes and beach front front condominiums or townhouses offer classy, stylish accommodations while cozy, interior Island condos provide a budget friendly stay at the beach.


SPI Rentals Winter Texan Specials:

  • 2 Bedroom condominiums between $1,200 – $2,000 per month.

  • 3 bedroom condominiums starting at $1,400 – $2,500 per month,

  • Private Homes starting at $2,000 per month!

  • Numerous Pet Friendly Properties to choose from!

  • All returning SPI Rentals guests receive 10% off their next stay with us!

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Dining Specials

Louie's Backyard

Open Monday - Friday at 5pm
Saturday and Sunday at 4pm

Louie's Backyard (956)-761-6406

Famous Seafood Buffet $18 Monday - Thursday, $20 Friday and Sunday.

Locals Sports Bar $7-$8 nightly specials served until 11pm.

Super Value Menu served every day featuring Mexican plate $6, Grilled Pork Chop $9, Ahi Tuna Wrap $10, Grilled Fish and Shrimp $10, Wedge Salad $9.

10 Early Bird Entree Specials starting at $13.

25¢ Wild Wings Wednesday.
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Happy Hour and Ribs Special $8 open to close on Sunday.


The Great American Grill at the Hilton Garden Inn, South Padre


Open daily for breakfast,
lunch, and dinner

The Great American Grill at the Hilton Garden Inn (956)-761-8700

$6.95 Lunch Specials Everyday

Open for all major holidays.
Come enjoy our Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Buffet!

Mixed Bag offers entertainment while you dine at the Great American Grill three times per week.

Enjoy cooked to order breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Oceanfront pool and the beachside deck also have full-service bar and restaurant service available for your convenience as well.



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