South Padre Island KOA

1 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

Reserve: 800-562-9724

Info: 956-761-5665

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Island fun in July!

Don't miss the fun in July on SPI and in Port Isabel including Fireworks on the Beach at Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill every Friday and Saturday at 9:15 PM; Hula Shows at the Beach at the Hilton Saturdays at 8:30 PM, Thursday and Friday Night Fireworks on the Bay from Louie's on Fridays at 9:15 PM. Every Tuesday, enjoy a Luau at Louie's Backyard and every Wednesday, it is Mariachi's at Louie's Backyard. On July 4th and 5th, many concerts around town including at the Convention Center, at Clayton's, and Harpoon's Surf Bar. Every Friday night, go see a movie projected on the Lighthouse in Port Isabel at 9:30 PM. Art Space has Art Lessons for Kids from 7/8-7/31 from 9 AM to noon. The Beachcombers Art Show and Sale is at the Convention Center on 7/26 and 7/27 from 10-5. Remember TIFT is coming 7/30-8/3, Texas Int'l Fishing Tournament. Also, the Farmer's Market every Sunday just north of the Convention Center at 11 AM. Check for more event details at www.sopadre.com.

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Island fun in August!

Don't miss the fun in August on SPI including Fireworks on the Beach at Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill every Friday and Saturday at 9:15 PM; Hula Shows at the Beach at the Hilton Saturdays at 8:30 PM, Thursday and Friday Night Fireworks on the Bay from Louie's at 9:15 PM. Every Tuesday, enjoy a Luau at Louie's Backyard and every Wednesday, it is Mariachi's at Louie's Backyard. Remember TIFT (Texas Int'l Fishing Tournament) is coming 7/30-8/3. Everyone loves the Bongo Dogs at Wanna Wanna Beach Bar on Saturdays at 8 PM. Enjoy music by Mixed Bag on Friday/Saturday at Hilton Garden Inn from 6-9. Joel Melton will be playing on Tues/Thurs at Louie's at 7 PM. The Birding and Nature Center will be offering guided nature walks (call 956-761-6801). The Sand Castle Summer Contest will occur on Saturdays at various locations. Also, the Farmer's Market every Sunday just north of the Convention Center at 11 AM. Check for more event details at www.sopadre.com.

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Fantastic music on South Padre Island in July

Come for a visit and enjoy music by great singers and bands including Jul & Chrome Wheel Band (Laguna Bob's), Kaleigh Glanton from The Voice (Isla Grand), Joel Melton (Louie's), Bongo Dogs (Wanna Wanna Beach Bar), Dirty Birdies (Louie's), Mixed Bag (Hilton), TR3N (Louie's), Coleman Bros (Laguna Bob's), Pelican West (Clayton's)), Ludacris/Spazmatics/Costello/Eddie Saenz (Clayton's), and The Crooks/Gary P Nunn at Harpoon's Surf Bar. There is something for everyone on the island in July!

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Fantastic music on South Padre Island in August

Come for a visit and enjoy music by great singers and bands including Joel Melton (Louie's), Bongo Dogs (Wanna Wanna Beach Bar), Mixed Bag (Hilton), TR3N (Louie's), and Farruko with Nengo Flow at Clayton's. Also, Juicy J and Lil Jon at Clayton's. There is something for everyone on the island in August!

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Summer fun at our KOA!

Summer is family fantastic at the South Padre Island KOA! We start off with yummy s'mores on Friday evenings at 7:30 PM and we continue with a variety of activities throughout the day on Saturday including crafts with Belle & Sandy, ice cream sundae parties, outdoor movies, and more. Reservations are limited, so please call today at 800-562-9724.

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Play & stay at KOA's at these fun events all over Texas

Check out this blog to find out all the fun things that you can do throughout the state of Texas. From north to south to east to west, there are many KOA's in Texas for your convenience. http://texaskoas.wordpress.com/

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SPI makes the list of America's Best Beaches-Travel Channel

Of course, we already knew that we had some of the best beaches in America, but now everybody knows! Who says you need a passport in search of turquoise waters and pristine shores? The US lays claim to some of the best beaches in the world.Check out the article from the Travel Channel. South Padre Island is photo number 4!
http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/beaches/photos/best-american-beaches

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Check out our weather on South Padre Island!

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Enjoy Pool aerobics and Floor aerobics with Mary at our KOA!

Join Mary for KOA Floor Aerobics every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:30 AM. Then, head to the pool for KOA Pool Aerobics every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00 AM. It's fun and it's free to our KOA campers!

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SPI makes Yahoo's list of "Seven Beach Towns for Singles"

South Padre Island is featured on Yahoo Travel. Check it out...

https://www.yahoo.com/travel/summer-time-and-the-lovings-easy-7-beach-towns-for-91485190817.html

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SPI featured in a very cool video, One Day On Earth.

Take a look at this video. It focuses on the people, nature, and places that represent eco-tourism in South Padre Island.

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South Padre Island is Totally Beachin'. Check this out.

South Padre Island is only a half-mile wide at its widest point, which means you are always just steps away from the beach and world class activities. Named Best for Birders in the Best Beaches in America list by Men's Journal 2014, Sea Turtle, Inc. was named Best Kids Attractions in the U.S. in 2014 by Gogobot's Travelers' Favorites Awards. SPI named Most Accessible Beach by Texas Land Commission in 2014. Named to TripAdvisor's List of Top 25 Beaches in the U.S. and listed as TripAdvisor's top five vacation rental hot spots. Come see for yourself!

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Yahoo Travel-SPI listed as America's Best Beach for Birders

Check out photo number 11 on the Yahoo Travel slideshow of the 20 best beaches in America and you will find our very own South Padre Island as Best for Birders! Men's Journal has featured 20 American beaches and we are very proud to have been included in the list.
http://travel.yahoo.com/photos/the-20-best-beaches-in-america-1395365438-slideshow/the-20-best-beaches-in-america-photo-1395365311009.html?soc_src=sh

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Check out TripAdvisor's list of things to do on SPI

Looking for fun on the island. TripAdvisor has some great suggestions.

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Check out this KOA themed music video by Kacey Musgraves

KOA is A-OK in this cool music video! Hey, "if I can't bring you to my house, I'll bring my house to you"!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxQTsp9if1M&feature=share&list=UUosnVpvQYMR58p8A8tBY-dw&index=7

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MotorHome Magazine features SPI and our KOA!

Have you seen the recent edition of MotorHome Magazine? There is a wonderful article about our island and the South Padre Island KOA is a featured item. Check it out!
http://www.motorhome.com/motorhome-travel/south-padre-wild/

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Check out this review on CampedThere.com

Thanks to ksjerram for this review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please come visit again soon!

"My favorite of all campgrounds" http://www.campedthere.com/Lodging_Profile.asp?Client_ID=CL2393

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Check out this blog post on Red Rover Camping

We love to welcome our Winter Texan guests! Please check out this blog on warm destinations. The South Padre Island KOA is one of the featured parks.

http://www.redrovercamping.com/winter-camping-part-i-warm-destinations

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Our cool water tank condos are featured in Texas Highways!

Did you know that we have some of the most unique lodging anywhere...condos inside a former 330,000 gallon water tank? Check out the article on South Padre Island in the Texas Highways magazine for more info.

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CNN names South Padre Island as a can't miss US beach!

Check out number 10 on this list of can't miss U.S. beaches from CNN. http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/20/travel/best-beaches-follow/?hpt=hp_c4

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Have you seen our LOFT DELUXE CABINS (they sleep eight)!

Our popular Loft Deluxe Cabins sleep 8 people. They are new and improved and ready for your reservation. 2 bedrooms (one w/ queen, one w/ bunks), a futon sleeper, & loft mattresses. Full Bath, full size fridge, microwave, cooktop. These units are popular and they sell out FAST, so call at your earliest convenience at 800-562-9724.

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Year Round Waterpark attractions at SPI Schlitterbahn Beach Hotel, now Open!

Did you know that the South Padre Schlitterbahn Beach Hotel and NEW year-round Waterpark is NOW OPEN?
Enjoy the full service resort hotel, restaurants, rooftop Sea4ever Bar, water slides, pools, and more!
http://www.schlitterbahn.com/spi/resort

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Attention Divers! Texas Clipper featured in Scuba Diving Mag

Guess who is featured in Scuba Diving Magazine as one of the 50 Stellar American Dive Sites. It is the USTS Texas Clipper off the coast of South Padre Island. At 473 feet long, this 1997 purpose- sunk wreck is the third largest in the U.S. The massive wreck attracts passing pelagics everything from whale sharks to sunfish to hammerheads. Currents permitting, this dive is open to those of all experience levels; depths range from 60 to 130 feet. Come see us at the South Padre Island KOA and experience this unique dive.

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Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Keep informed about upcoming events at our KOA and on South Padre Island, check out photos, videos, and more. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/southpadrekoa
Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/southpadrekoa
View our videos at http://www.youtube.com/southpadrekoa

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South Padre Island in the News! Summer lasts all year long.

Check out this article! South Padre Island is featured in this Fox News list of islands where summer lasts all year long!
http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2012/11/20/8-us-islands-where-summer-lasts-all-year-long/

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Woodall's ratings are in-the South Padre KOA is in the top 4%!

Woodall's has rated our park as among the Best of the Best! Our park is one of only 333 listed in the Woodall's North American Campground Directory to attain Woodall's highest 5W rating in both Facilities and Recreation! This select group represents less than 4% of the privately owned parks included in the most recent edition.

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Did you know that you can reserve your site or cabin online?

With KOA's online reservation system, you no longer have to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Instead, simply follow the steps on our web page and book an RV site or a deluxe cabin (waterfront, studio, loft lodge, or condo) for your South Padre vacation! Of course, we are also happy to help you by phone at 800-562-9724.

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SPI KOA featured as one of the top 25 parks in Texas

Texas Outside has chosen the South Padre Island KOA as one of its top 25 parks in Texas. Here is the list of parks

http://www.texasoutside.com/txorails/public/reviews/campground_favorite

Here is their complete review of our facility

http://www.texasoutside.com/txorails/public/reviews/show_campground/320

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SPI KOA Care Camps auction featured in the Port Isabel Press

Check out pages 1 and 9 to read all about our January KOA Care Camps auction and raffle. Because of the generosity of our guests and of the local community, we were able to raise over $5000 for the kids with cancer. Check out the article http://etypeservices.com/CurrentPDF.aspx?Magazine=44477&Company=PIPRESS1

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Deviled Egg recipes from the SPI KOA featured in RVCookingShow!

Our annual Deviled Egg Contest is always an inventive display and a fun time. Check out some of the recipes at the RV Cooking Show blog- http://ow.ly/1uwBh
Also, you can see the YouTube video of our contest-
http://youtu.be/octQpNi5Rd4

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Recycling now available at the South Padre Island KOA.

Join the kamp green revolution. Guests may now recycle their aluminum cans and plastic bottles at our KOA. Bins are located near the ice machine.

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Free island transportation on THE WAVE shuttle.

We now have a shuttle stop right at our KOA entrance! The shuttle is free and it's a great way to get all over the island and beaches and over to Port Isabel. Check by our office for a schedule and info.

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