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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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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KOA Low Impact Floor Aerobics Photo

KOA Low Impact Floor Aerobics

Stay in shape with low impact aerobics. Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:30 a.m. Classes are free for our KOA guests.

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Island fun in December

Don't miss the fun in December on SPI

  • At our KOA, get in the holiday spirit at our decorating party, Dec. 4, 10 AM.
  • Lighted Christmas Boat Parade, Port Isabel to SPI, starts at 6 PM, Dec. 6.
  • Music by Leslie every Sat & Sun at Boomerang Billy's Beach Bar, 1-4 PM. Also hear Leslie at Palm Street Pier every Sat & Wed from 7-10 PM and at the Coral Reef, Thursdays 1-4 PM.
  • Enjoy the sounds of Mixed Bag, Hilton Garden Inn, every Fri & Sat, 6-9 PM.
  • Pet photo with Santa, Santa Paws Photo, Birding Center, 1 PM, Dec. 6.
  • Melodrama; presented by the El Paseo Arts Foundation, Dec. 9-10, 7:30 PM, Conv Ctr.
  • Christmas Tree lighting and Tuba Concert, Dec. 10, 6:30 PM, SPI Municipal Bldg.
  • SPI Christmas Parade, Dec. 12, starts at 6 PM.
  • Breakfast with Santa, Schlitterbahn, Dec. 13, 10 AM.
  • Also, the Farmers Market every Sunday just north of the Convention Center at 11 AM.

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At our KOA in December!

Join the fun with events including Decorating Party (Dec. 4), SPI Christmas Parade (Dec. 12), Annual Christmas Party with Cactus Willie Performing (Dec. 16), Breakfast with RJ and Carol (Dec. 20 & Dec. 27), Christmas Feast (Dec. 25), New Year's Eve Brunch with homemade Bloody Marys and mimosas (Dec. 31), and more!

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Christmas Day Feast at our KOA for all our camping guests

Stay with us on December 25th and enjoy our Christmas Feast. Free to all our camping guests. KOA furnishes the turkey, ham, potatoes, and gravy and guests bring their specialties to share (sides, salads, and desserts). Always a wonderful event. Starts at 1:30 PM.

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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. Also, Mary has Stretch, Tone, and Strengthen class on Tuesdays at 7:30 AM. It's fun and it's free to our KOA campers!

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Check out this blog post by Danell Lynn

We were pleased to host Danell Lynn in a cabin on her journey of "1 bike, 1 year, all 50 states & Canada."

Here is her blog. Check it out.

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Meet Your Hosts

Tom and Stacie Brooks

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

For more than 17 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 also likes to play the guitar and harmonica, while Stacie is a ventriloquist, enjoys Zumba, and is a TIVO Master.

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