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Huge Wrap-Around Beach View Balcony! Private and Upscale!

40 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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South Padre Island House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 6

Located on desirable Gulf Boulevard, this 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom Key West style vacation home offers one of the largest beach view balconys on the Island. Every room, except for the bathrooms, has a view of the Gulf. The beach and beach access is located DIRECTLY across the street from the house. Walk or take the FREE Island shuttle to restaurants and the Island grocery store. The shuttle stops right in front of the house every 30 minutes.

This beach house consists of two upstairs vacation units, each with a private balcony. This unit, known as the North unit, is the 'jewel' of the house. With Travertine floors, granite counter tops, tumbled marble baths, and commercial grade stainless kitchen appliances, you will want to make this your destination for annual vacations.

Like to grill? A large charcoal grill is located on the balcony, Enjoy the view while you grill, or relax on the porch swing, rocking chairs, or wooden beach chairs after beach time.

Provided are beach chairs, beach umbrellas, sand toys, beach towels, boogie boards, and more.

Want to fish? Our guests receive a discount for private bay fishing in the Laguna Madre.

This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island, Permit No. 2015-140091.

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lynn Mauer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016
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based on 40 traveler reviews

Huge Wrap-Around Beach View Balcony! Private and Upscale!
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews

Wonderful accommodations and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Our friends, Trey & John, have been telling us about this place for eight years, so we finally decided to make the trip to South Padre and stay at Lynn & Captain Kevin's place. We loved it. Everything was exactly as our friends had described. Lynn and Kevin are so laid back, but will help you with anything you need. They provide everything you need for the beach, including a cooler and umbrella. The house was really too big for us, but we absolutely loved the big kitchen and the wrap-around balcony. They have the perfect location in the middle of the island. We walked to the grocery store and to a great breakfast (and lunch/dinner) spot at the Palms 'Resort' just a couple of blocks up the road. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the best places on the island!

  • 5 of 5

Look no further. This place is clean, beautiful, and convenient. Walk 2 minutes to the beach, carrying the provided chairs/umbrellas/toys; don't pack all that stuff!

Lynn and her husband offer as much or as little advice as you'd like.

Your pets are welcome, but you can't tell any pets have been there before!

Plan to cook because this kitchen is so well-equipped, you won't be able to resist!

We particularly enjoyed the showers - all big, nice, furnished with toiletries.

We all spent time rocking on the porch, gazing at the ocean, watching the world go by.

Book this place now.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

First I would love to thank Lynn and the Captain for a wonderfully vacation. The accommodations were wonderful and the house was very well kept. We were right across the street from the beach and Lynn made sure to provide just about everything we needed for the beach.

We look forward to staying their again the next time we visit South Padre.

Thank you again Lynn & Capt

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome beach house

  • 5 of 5

Great house! Very clean with lots of extras! We throughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this house to anyone. Our two kids (8 and 12) loved all the extra beach toys that were available. The owners were there to answer any questions or offer any advice or help when needed. Our family agreed that staying at this house was a great decision and we had a fun and memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Fabulous beach cndo

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation here couldn't have been any better. This condo is exactly as described and the pictures are just what it looks like. Included is.everything that you need for a beach vacation so you don't need to take umbrellas, chairs, etc. with you. The owners are the most pleasant people and know all the best places on the island and off. We got the great tip on where to go in Mexico that wasn't to far and also safe.. They turn a good vacation into a great one.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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You Get What You See and Read (AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!!!)

  • 5 of 5

Lynn and Captain Kevin are the most gracious hosts! Thank you both for sharing your beautiful home with me and my family . We had 6 people total (all adult sized) in the north unit and we had plenty of room. With 3 bathrooms (all with showers and the master with a tub and shower), 2 bedrooms and the sleeper sofa, everyone had a comfortable space. When Lynn told me all we needed to bring were our clothes and food, she was right! Everything else we could have possibly needed is provided. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots, pans, coffee maker, blender, toaster oven, microwave, etc. Lynn also has everything you need for the beach - beach chairs, beach towels, ice chests, beach toys and even bikes. I would recommend guests not over-packing their clothing, as Lynn also has a washer and dryer. Another reason we picked this property was because it is pet-friendly. The patio has a small child's gate which allowed our dog to spend time sitting outside with us and enjoying the beach view. We spent a week at this property and would have stayed longer if we could. Thank you again, Lynn and Captain Kevin! We hope to see you again soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Car: not necessary

Centrally located on South Padre Island.

Across the street from Beach.

Four blocks from marina/boat launch.

Room for boat/RV parking.

Walking distance to shops, restaurants, grocery store.

Birdwatching, beachcombing, surfing, sailing, kite-boarding, parasailing, all beach activities.

Other Activities: Private bay fishing charter available. Guests receive a discount.


Rates & Availability

South Padre Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $375
Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.5%

A refundable security deposit of $375 is required to make a reservation.
Cleaning is $125.
Pet fee is $75 per pet. Maximum of two pets.
Extra person charge of $30/night per person for more than six people.
Holiday rates may be higher, depending on length of stay. Preference is given for week-long stays.
Absolutely no Spring Breakers.

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South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private MBR, LARGE!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Marble Walls in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Marble Walls in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleep Number bed, Beach View
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Beach View
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Smoking is only allowed on the balcony. Well-behaved pets accepted for additional fee of $15/night.

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