South Padre Island KOA

1 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

Reserve: 800-562-9724

Info: 956-761-5665

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Campground Amenities

Amenities Overview

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 98' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (Open Year-Round)
  • Hot Tub / Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Fishing
  • Pavilion
  • Tour Shuttle ($)

Unique Amenities

  • Fitness Center
  • Free Shuttle, THE WAVE
  • Fully furnished Condos
  • Kamp K9 pet playground
  • Kampstore
  • Loft cabins (sleep 8)
  • Meeting room available
  • On-site restaurant
  • RV Clubs & Rallies
  • Sandy Playground
  • Summer Fun (s'mores & more)
  • Waterfront Deluxe Cabins

Campground Activities

Summer, fall, winter, and spring, there is always something fun to do at our KOA. Year-round activities include our 25 meter swimming pool, a large hot tub, sandy playground, recreation room, basketball, horseshoes, tetherball, exercise room, and floor aerobics, tone & stretch classes, and pool aerobics. In summer, activities for children include s'mores, games, crafts, ice cream sundae parties, outdoor movies, and more. In winter, our Winter Texan guests enjoy sunset socials, theme events, live music, hot dog nights, potluck meals, and more. Our friendly staff at the front desk can advise you on specific activities available during your stay.

Summer fun for the young and the young at heart Photo

Summer fun for the young and the young at heart

In summer, kids and adults alike love to cook marshmallows over the campfire and make yummy s'mores on Friday evenings. On Saturdays, enjoy a variety of activities including games, crafts, kite flying, ice cream sundae parties, movies under the stars, and much more! Our KOA front desk staff will be happy to give you a schedule of events and answer any questions that you might have.

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Join us for Tom's Zumba, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 AM Photo

Join us for Tom's Zumba, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 AM

Don't miss our weekly Zumba Parties! Everyone welcome. Bring plenty of water and your smiles and enthusiasm. It's fantastic and it's free. Forty-five minutes of fun. Suitable for first timers or Zumba fanatics. This Latin dance party is fun for everyone. No pressure. No judging. Just FUN. It is exercise in disguise. Join Tom and Stacie each week for a class that will have you rockin'. No experience required. Everyone invited!

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At our KOA sightseeing pier, enjoy Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar Photo

At our KOA sightseeing pier, enjoy Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar

Don't just dine on the water; dine OVER the water at Pier 19. Eat indoors or outdoors. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Full service Bar. Stroll on the pier and enjoy beautiful sunsets and watch the dolphins. Discounts are available for KOA guests.

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Osprey Fishing Trips located at our KOA docks Photo

Osprey Fishing Trips located at our KOA docks

Call Osprey Fishing Trips at 956-761-6655 and set up a variety of fishing excursions including bay fishing, deep sea fishing, Brownsville Port trips, and more. Osprey's fishing vessels sail right from the KOA dock and these vessels use the latest technology for comfort and stability. The Captains and crew are experienced, helpful, and friendly. Call them for complete details on all trips.

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KOA Pool Aerobics Photo

KOA Pool Aerobics

Monday/Wednesday/Friday, at 9 a.m. Pool Aerobics, 9 a.m. at the pool, on Monday/Wednesday/Friday (sunblock, sunglasses, hat, and noodle suggested). These classes free to KOA guests.

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Campground Events

Listing Calendar
VKR Member Appreciation Weekend, September 18-19 Photo

VKR Member Appreciation Weekend, September 18-19

Sep 18 - 19, 2015

Value Kard Rewards members stay as a paying guest on Friday, Sept. 18, and get Saturday, Sept. 19 for free at the South Padre Island KOA!

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Thanksgiving Feast, free to our guests Photo

Thanksgiving Feast, free to our guests

Nov 26, 2015, 1:30pm - 3pm

Camp with us on Thanksgiving and enjoy our festive feast full of fun and fellowship! KOA supplies the turkey, ham, dressing, potatoes, gravy, and our camping friends bring a dish to share (salad, side, or dessert). it is always a yummy event not to be missed. Free to our KOA guests.

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Christmas Feast, free to our guests Photo

Christmas Feast, free to our guests

Dec 25, 2015, 1:30pm - 3pm

Camp with us on Christmas and enjoy our festive feast full of fun and fellowship! KOA supplies the turkey, ham, dressing, potatoes, gravy, and our camping friends bring a dish to share (salad, side, or dessert). it is always a yummy event not to be missed. Free to our KOA guests.

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Campground News

 

Fun things to do on the island in September

  • Fishing Obstacle Course at the SPI KOA, Sept. 5, 10 AM.
  • Open Mic Nights at Palm Street Pier with Joel Melton, Thursdays at 7 PM.
  • Fireworks at the Beach on Fridays and Saturdays at 9:15 PM at Clayton's.
  • Sublime with Rome at Clayton's, Sept. 5, Clayton's.
  • Music by Pelican West, Saturdays, at the Hilton 7-11 PM.
  • Island Folk Festival, Sept. 10-13, www.islandfolkfest.com
  • Crab Races at the Quarter Deck, Isla Grand on Wednesdays.
  • Tails on the Beach, event for dog lovers, Sept. 19, Clayton's.
  • Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup, Sept. 26, 9-noon, City Beach Access #3 and at Andy Bowie Park.
  • Also, the Farmers 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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Labor Day Weekend fun at the South Padre Island KOA

Let's start the weekend with yummy s'mores, Friday night at 7:30 PM. We bring the chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers. You bring the smiles. On Saturday, enjoy a variety of activities including a special Fishing Obstacle Course at 10 AM. There will be a prize raffle benefiting KOA Care Camps Charity. Win prizes at the coloring contest. Also, enjoy crafts with Belle, Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundae Parties, and family movies on our big outdoor screen. We'll bring the popcorn. Join us for these activities and also enjoy the large pool and hot tub, sandy playground for the kids, ping pong, tetherball, and more.

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Join us for Tom's Zumba every Tuesday & Thursday at 10 AM

Don't miss our weekly Zumba Parties! Everyone welcome. Bring plenty of water and your smiles and enthusiasm. It's fantastic and it's free. Forty-five minutes of fun. Suitable for first timers or Zumba fanatics. This Latin dance party is fun for everyone. No pressure. No judging. Just FUN. It is exercise in disguise. Join Tom and Stacie each week for a class that will have you rockin'. No experience required. Everyone welcome!

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We top the list for best beaches (MySanAntonio.com)!

Here's what they are saying about our beaches online!

"The sparkling jewel of Texas beaches, South Padre is known for the Coast's whitest sand and bluest waves" http://m.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/12-Texas-beaches-for-that-sand-and-surf-glow-6360562.php

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Enjoy Pool aerobics with Mary at our KOA!

Join Mary 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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Meet Your Hosts

Tom and Stacie Brooks

"Welcome to our island, a great place to stay and play!"

For almost 19 years, Tom and Stacie Brooks have been enjoying a wonderful ride with Kampgrounds of America and all that the organization has to offer.

These high school sweethearts from north Georgia began their careers in the outdoor hospitality industry entertaining vacationers on cruise ships. They tried "real life" (computer jobs, etc.) briefly, but knew they wanted to continue working together in the business of fun. "We saw an ad in the Orlando paper about manager trainee opportunities at KOA, and the rest is history!" says Stacie.

Tom and Stacie have been on the move managing KOA Kampgrounds from the Pacific to the Atlantic and from New England to the Florida Keys, with a few stops in between. The Brooks' currently manage South Padre Island KOA, and they excel as campground hosts. "We remember that first and foremost the camper is here to have fun," says Tom. "We do whatever we can to ease their worries and provide relaxation and enjoyment."

Campers notice the efforts of Tom, Stacie and their staff. A recent comment card read, "We wanted to let you know what a fine job this park and the staff do for us. We are here for our third winter because of the cleanliness of the facilities, the many kindnesses of the staff, and the great activities."

When not putting their time and energy into the campground, Tom and Stacie love to travel and have visited more than 50 countries. Tom is a certified Zumba Instructor (ZIN) and he rocks the house with weekly Zumba classes at the KOA. Tom also likes to play the guitar and harmonica. Stacie is also a Zumba fanatic, a ventriloquist, and a TIVO Master.

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