PALM TREES AND SANDY BEACHES MAKE SOUTH PADRE THE PERFECT ISLAND GETAWAY!

Retreat to South Padre Island KOA Holiday® for top-of-the-line camping amenities, friendly staff and endless opportunities for adventure on the gorgeous Gulf Coast. Known for its lovely beaches and calm waters, South Padre Island is the perfect vacation destination for campers both young and young at heart. Whether you enjoy sunbathing, fishing or experiencing local wildlife, there's something for everyone. Plus, with tropical weather all year round, any time is a good time to visit SPI, Texas.Let us be your basecamp for exploring the tall sand dunes and clear, warm Gulf waters found at the finest coastal resort in Texas. 

Enjoy Staying Right on South Padre Beach

If you're planning a stay in SPI, South Padre hotels on the beach aren't your only way to enjoy beautiful waterfront views. At South Padre Island KOA Holiday®, we have accommodations for every kind of camper, whether you like roughing it or prefer the luxury of South Padre Island rentals. For a home away from home, try our fully furnished Deluxe Cabins or Vacation Rental. Park your RV at our Pull-Thru RV Site with KOA Patio®, all with free cable and Wi-Fi. Pitching a Tent? We have you covered with sites conveniently situated with a bridge view. Whatever accommodation you choose, you can rest assured that you will enjoy your stay in this beautiful island location. 

Fun Things to Do Both on and off Our South Padre Island Beach Campground

There are plenty of adventures waiting for you and your family in South Padre Island. Even if you decide to spend the day at our relaxing campground, tons of on-site activities ensure there's never a dull moment. Make a splash in our Pool, take a Zumba class or Aqua Zumba class, watch the kids play and build sandcastles in our sandy playground, or dine at a favorite island eatery located right in the campground — Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar. There's even a safe place for Fido to play within our Kamp K9® Dog Park. Explore the variety of things to see and do around South Padre Island. Spend the day on the water deep-sea fishing or bay fishing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, parasailing, dolphin watching or taking long walks on the beach. As your day winds down, settle in to watch the sunset from our Sunset Deck or soak in the large Hot Tub!Stay informed with our Events Calendar, featuring campground activities as well as events around South Padre Island and in nearby Port Isabel.

Book Your Relaxing and Memorable Camping Vacation at South Padre Island KOA Holiday®

South Padre Island KOA Holiday® offers the best island camping experience of the great outdoors! Whether you are looking for the perfect spring break getaway or a family-friendly vacation, book your stay today.  

Campground Amenities

When you choose Kampgrounds of America, you can count on enjoying tons of wonderful amenities meant to make your stay as cozy and comfortable as possible. You'll find a variety of great features at South Padre Island KOA Holiday®, including: 

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

Campground Amenities

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

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KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 14-15, 2021

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 14th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 15th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 15 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Sea Turtle, Inc.

This conservatory is dedicated to education about, research on, preservation and rehabilitation of sea turtles and their environment. Check out their website at http://www.seaturtleinc.org/

6617 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

956-761-4511

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South Padre Island Birding, Nature Center, & Alligator Sanctuary

Premier destination for birdwatching with a birding boardwalk, interactive exhibit room, observation tower, and birding tours. Visit Big Padre at the Alligator Sanctuary where you can hold a baby gator, feed a tortoise, and hear interesting Gator Talks.

6801 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597956

958-761-6801

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Osprey Fishing Trips and Sea Life Safaris (depart from our KOA docks)

Are you an expert angler? Are you a novice or looking for a new family experience? Osprey Fishing Trips provides fishing services for all skill levels, for individuals, families, groups, and couples. When you join the Osprey team for a fishing trip in South Padre Island, TX, you get a complete package that includes instruction from the crew and your rod and reel, bait, and tackle. It's a first class experience, and all you'll need is a hat, some sunscreen and a small measure of fisherman's luck.

South Padre KOA

1 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

956-761-6655

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Black Dragon Pirate Ship

Shiver me timbers! There's a Pirate Ship in the bay! The Black Dragon and their band of thieves, brigands, piratefolk, and back-stabbing blackguards will entertain both young and young-at-heart during their Laguna Madre Bay cruises. This feisty ship has even been known to attack our Pier 19 Restaurant with their mighty cannons! This is an attraction you do not want to miss when you visit South Padre Island. Call 956-943-MATE or visit http://ospreycruises.com/the-black-dragon-pirate-ship/.

Pirate's Landing

501 E Maxan St

Port Isabel, TX 78578

956-943-6283

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