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Super Location! No TAXES on 30+ Day Rentals!!!!!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

1BR-1BH Oceanside Vacation Rental South Padre Island, Texas USA

South Padre Island is one of the finest recreational areas in the world. Our condo at Gulfview I offers all the amenities one could ask for in a one-bedroom condo, including a full kitchen with everything needed to prepare a gourmet meal or reheat a pizza in the microwave.

For those downtime moments away from the beaches, we have large wall-mount TVs with cable service in both the Living room and bedroom that include HBO/Cinemax.

All new furniture, tile floor, stove and microwave combo, too.

The bedroom is spacious and has two full-size beds. All necessary sheets and towels are supplied. I keep children's beach toys readily available in the kitchen pantry.

The third-floor balcony provides a space to kick back and enjoy the view of the ocean and the jetties. Then take a swim in the Olympic-plus size swimming pool, or enjoy basking in the luxury of one of the two whirlpool spas. Afterward, take a walk on the pristine beach where you can collect some shells, try out your new surfboard, or do some windsurfing.

The Schlitterbahn Water Park is located just across the street.

Activities: Do not worry about parking spaces; just keep your auto at Gulfview I and walk over to buy your ticket and enjoy a fun-filled day of water sports for the entire family at Schlitterbahn. Our manager has DISCOUNTED tickets for Schlitterbahn.

If you are not too exhausted from your day activities, you'll have restaurants, nightclubs, or a cruise on an offshore gambling vessel to choose among at night.

Brownsville is only 30 minutes away, and prides itself on the Gladys Porter Zoo -- one of largest and most comprehensive zoos in the United States. And world-class golfing is located at Laguna Vista, only a few minutes' drive from the Island.

The close proximity to Mexico (45 minutes) provides the vacationer an opportunity to enjoy a south-of-the-border experience. Dine or dance to a Latin beat at Garcia's, or visit the Mercado where you can buy gifts for everyone for only a few pesos.

Pets: Absolutely NO PETS unless the owner agrees to it. Steam Cleaning fee of $150.00 for dogs.

Payment: The owner only takes PAYPAL or might agree to a check or money order if it is mailed overnight. It is not rented until the money is received; other wise, it is available on a first come first serve basis. Condo is not put on hold due to an inquiry. Must book right away or lose out to other waiting customers. I do not log my rentals into the HomeAway website as I simply do not have the time to post or edit rental dates or entry and exit times. Just email me.

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Dr. Wilkinson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Dr. Wilkinson

I lived in South Padre Island as a child on a houseboat when there weren't any paved streets and just one small hotel. I recall lots of coyotes roaming the sand dunes and eating lots of fish and duck for dinner. I still have some of the huge conch shells that we collected on the beach. After, my husband and I bought the condo in 1987, we lived there for about one and a half years.

Dr. Wilkinson purchased this condo in 1987

Why Dr. Wilkinson chose Texas Gulf Coast

Location, Location, Location.

NO TAXES on 30 DAY Rentals!!!!!!

What makes this condo unique

Home away from home, very restful with a great hot tub and very short walk to beach or Isla Blanca Park or the restaurants across the street.


South Padre Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Extra towels provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa
  • Extra sheets and linens provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
I charge a refundable deposit of $50.00 to cover lost Guest Wrist Bands and car tags and a deposit of $200 for all Spring Breakers during the month of March. I do charge a $65 cleaning fee. Summer season monthly rentals are $3,200 and Winter season is $1,200. All fees may be negotiable depending on the number of days or months that a customer wishes to rent and current demand.


Very Good! 4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Super Location! No TAXES on 30+ Day Rentals!!!!!!
average rating of 4.0 based on 7 reviews

Excelente lo recomiendo mucho

  • 5 of 5

muchoEs una muy buena opcion para vacacionar lo recomiendo mucho

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great 2-day getaway for the Summer Causeway Run

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Dr Wilkinson's condo for two nights, getting to the island Friday evening to be ready to go early Saturday morning for the Summer Causeway Run. The condo was conveniently located a walking distance away from the start of the race at Schlitterbahn. The condo was a perfect size for the three of us. We put the little one's pack 'n play in between the two full size beds in the bedroom, with a little room to spare to access the side of one of the beds. Beds were comfortable enough, kitchen well stocked, and overall the whole place was clean and cozy. Beach is easily accessible through the parking lot of the Schlitterbahn Resort and Gulfview II condos (on the same side of the pool, where there is a overhead and foot shower to rinse off the sand from the beach!). Would consider staying here again esp for the reasonable rate and nice beach area nearby.

One tip: if the hot water is turned on in the bathroom or kitchen faucet, the water out of the shower suddenly turns cold!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very reasonably priced for summer, we had a blast!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great, we had plenty of room and the pool was refreshing. It is so close to schlitterbauhn you can walk and enjoy the park with out the expensive hotel prices. Every night there are people BBQ'n out at the grills, the guests were freindly as well as the staff. My family and I had a great stay at the island, everything was awesome.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

We had a dog, with no carpets didn't have to worry about the floor. The beds were very comfortable. The cleaning and service staff were A plus. The stove needs updating as do kitchen equipment. Shower water has a problem going hot to cold your in it.very good for the cost! MW

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: New stove to be delivered soon. Refrigerator is new. Microwave and coffee maker in great shape. All small kitchen appliances are fairly new --bought within the past two or three years and are rarely used. I will report water issue to condo management. I would have had them check it out if I had been notified sooner while guests were in residence.
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Great Time

  • 4 of 5

This condo was great for my stay. Mrs. Wilkinson is extremely nice, compliant and answered any questions that I had. Although the condo seems a little old, everything is still in great condition. However, we were a little disappointed with the location because of the loud construction going on right in front of the balcony, the constant screams from people at Schlitterbahn that got a little old, and the fact that there is no easy accessible beach access with the construction going on. I would add a few things to the condo, like a working overhead fan and a clock in the bedroom and maybe a DVD player in the living room. But, overall, we had such a great time and loved the place.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival we were greeted by the office staff who were very helpful in directing us to where our unit was and how everything worked. Our room was very well kept and clean , the kitchen was fully stocked with every appliance we could need. Mrs Wilkinson was very responsive to any questions i had and was available at the drop of a hat if needed. The condo is a stones throw away from the beach , unfortunately the spa was out of order when we were there but if you just plan on going to the beach it was not a big deal . Schlitterbahn is literally right next door for great family fun. Its far enough away from the city center that it is not congested at all but close enough that getting shopping done is a breeze. For the price of this unit compared to other locations it is a no brianer, it may not be the most updated and high tech condo but it meets all the basic needs and is a fully functional clean unit. We only had one problem while staying there which was the kitchen sink was clogged , but all we had to do is tell the staff and they stopped what they were doing and instantly helped us. It did not take more than minutes to get this resolved. I would reccomend this unit to anyone wanting to stay there as a couple or a family of 5 or 6. We stayed in this condo with 2 couples and it worked perfectly.!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 19 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linen Fee $50
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.0%

This is a first-come, first-serve type of rental during the Summer Season from April thru August. No Partial payments. Do try and book it right away as I cannot hold it for anyone. Payment is due in full at the time of the booking. I do not keep up with the HomeAway online rental calendar except for the months of January thru the end of March. This condo has a strict Occupancy of six people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Harlingen International Airport
Nearest Motorway
26 Miles
Car: recommended

Visit Matamoros in Mexico across the International Bridge. Visit Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge for bird or wildlife watching. Or just surf, hangglide, sun and tan, ride horses, walk on the beach, bicycle, or sleep late.

Golf: Golfing available at Laguna Vista and in Brownsville about 20 miles away on Hwy 44 and in Harlingen next to the Border Patrol station.


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