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Maria and Steve

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, spanish

Modern/Spacious 2 bed/2 bath Condo; Only 40 Yards to the Waves!

64 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights

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Overview

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 in beds (8 w/ children in sofa bed)

Stay 6 nights, get the 7th night FREE!

South Padre Condo! Permit Number 2015-043085

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We are conveniently located across the street from the beautiful South Padre beach. As one of our guests noted 'this property is closer to the beach than many properties 'on the beach' '.

We are within walking distance to several shops and restaurants.

This condo is stunning with warm tropical decor, high (10') ceilings, and granite counter tops in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Truly a home away from home with a master bedroom with a queen size bed & private bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has 2 queen size beds.

This condo has plenty of room with a small balcony overlooking the pool with a slight view of the ocean, and an open living/dining room and kitchen setup.

It also comes equipped with a washer/dryer and 3 cable TVs; High speed wireless Internet (6 Mbps AT&T 'Elite' DSL) is included

We recently updated the condo with new sofas, flat screen TVs in the living room and both bedrooms, a new range, new dishwasher, new cookware, bedding, and new small kitchen appliances.

We have a swimming pool out back that is only shared by 7 other units. We are equipped with beach boards, chairs, a beach umbrella, and a cooler for your convenience.

We are the perfect spot for your next beach vacation!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maria and Steve (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Maria and Steve

We are a family of four from the North Texas area who love the beach. We had previously traveled to Florida for our beach vacations, but once we discovered the proximity and beauty of South Padre Island, we kept coming back! We enjoy visiting as often as we can get away!

Maria and Steve purchased this condo in 2011

Why Maria and Steve chose Texas Gulf Coast

We chose this condo because it is so close to the beach. Even with young children, it is easy to cross the two-lane street, and walk onto the beautiful sand.

What makes this condo unique

South Padre Island has the most beautiful beaches in Texas, and it is an easy drive from most anywhere in the state.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love staying at Peter's place! So glad to call this our home away from home. Excellent location, super clean and Peter is a pleasure to work with. this was our second time to stay here and I am a loyal renter from now on! The pool is never crowded and we love the outdoor showers to clean off from the pool or beach. An umbrella and beach mat are provided for the beach that is a 2 minute walk away. Always sad to leave this place!
Jun 2011
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Reviews

4.7
based on 64 traveler reviews

Modern/Spacious 2 bed/2 bath Condo; Only 40 Yards to the Waves!
average rating of 4.734375 based on 103 reviews
5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Condo location is fantastic! Several restaurants within walking distance, beach is just a few steps away from the front door (love the fact you don't need a car to get there). IGA supermarket is just down the street, if you want to shop and save some $$ Walmart is on the mainland and so is HEB. Yummies has a fantastic breakfast!

Layout of condo is great, kitchen is well equipped with cooking tools, bowls, plates etc, washer/dryer, beach chairs and boogie boards. There is a hairdryer in the master bath and plenty of bath towels. You can "rent" wooden chairs at the beach for $30 a day, condo chairs are WAY more comfortable and worth carrying to the beach.

Owners are responsive to any questions you might have. Only bummer here was that all the 3 beds were rock hard, we aren't picky but we all woke with achy backs. Owner has said they will be replacing the mattresses. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and we were happy to hear you had a great trip. Thank you for bringing the mattresses to our attention. We are making plans to purchase new mattresses for the master and the two guest beds. Thank you again and we look forward to having you back.
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5

Great place for vacation.

  • 5 of 5

The unit we stayed in had everythino we needed. It had a kitchen complete with plates, cups, pots, and pans. It was clean and spacious and even had some toys for the kid's to play with at the beach. The beach access was just across the street and the beach was clean and peaceful. Wonderful stay and great place!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect condo close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation in this condo. It fit all of us very well, and was very clean. If we get to return we will most defiantly stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, well stocked condo steps to the beach

  • 5 of 5

My first impression when I walked in was "wow, this is more than I expected". Beautiful tall ceilings, fantastic kitchen. The kitchen is so well stocked with what you may need, there is even a waffle maker! Laundry was a big bonus. 3 flat screen tvs made sure no one was fighting when we had a cooler indoor day. 2 bathrooms is also a huge plus with kids. There is even beach chairs and boogie boards to use. Also a portable cooler on wheels to use at the beach, little things that you can't bring but could really use! They really did stock it well.

We didn't use the pool, was too busy in the ocean. The beach is fantastic and literally 1 minute walk to get there. I didn't even wear my shoes to the beach. You can walk for hours on that soft sand.

There is a lot to do on SPI, we went horse riding at "the Stables", went to the Sea turtle sanctuary, went for a boat cruise to see the dolphins. These were all very reasonably priced. Within 30 minutes to Brownsville you have a great zoo (Glady's Porter zoo). The boys in the family even went to the gun range in Brownsville. There is also a free bus that goes around SPI and over the bridge to Port Isabel (even goes to Walmart to get supplies).

I would most definitely stay here again if ever back to Texas. Check in and out is no problem and you have help if needed, just call and they'll help you out.

Thanks again Maria and Steve for a fantastic experience!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are always striving to make our guests feel at home in our beach condo. Please ask for our return guest discount when you return to have another beach vacation!
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5

Awesome property, will rent it again

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasanr stay at this property. From the time we entered the condo we were impressed with cleaniness, everything well organized. Kitchen and kitchen utensils were ready to use.

The leniens, towels were clean. Also, the deposit was returned very next day once they verified the condition in which we returned the condo back.

This condo was just minute away from the beach.

Overall we all enjoyed our stay at this property and looking forward to rent it again in future.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments! We'd love for you to visit South Padre again and book with us. We offer discounts for return bookings!! We are so happy you had a great time
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The Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in South Padre Island and especially loved our choice in condo. We love south padre island and this was our first time staying in a condo. Don't know why we haven't done this sooner! The condo was perfect for our fall get away and the Phillips family were great in answering questions and working with our schedule. It is located in a perfect spot. Everything we needed was within walking distance. The beach and restaurants are close enough to walk to and the kitchen is large enough to stay in and cook. The condo has everything you need for your stay at the beach. I loved the layout. The kitchen is spacious, the bathrooms are ample size, and the bedrooms are very comfortable. The washer and dryer are necessities versus conveniences when traveling with little ones. It has everything you need and is well kept. I highly recommend staying here!! Overall SPI is a beautiful island with beautiful beaches and the condo is beautiful , clean, and close to everything not mention the owners who are great to work with. I can’t wait to go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed our condo and South Padre Island. Also, thank you for letting us know about the closet door on our balcony! We were happy to hear that it was fixed quickly. The island can make doors swell and shrink, causing issues with closing, but once we knew we can easily resolve! Please come back when you can and we will get you a returning guest discount.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Brownsville, TX
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Blackbeards Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Golf
5 Metres
Laguna Vista
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Blackbeards Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
South Padre Island, Gulf of Mexico
Car: not necessary

One lot away from a beach access and right down the street from a favorite local restaurant, Blackbeard`s. Just North, a short walk on the beach or along Gulf Blvd., is the Wanna Wanna beach bar... great food and fun. The beach area just North of the property is one of the quietest and most pretty sections of South Padre Island beach... since it is mostly single family oceanfront homes in this stretch of the island. This condo is what is needed for a truly enjoyable vacation. Yes, this condo is pet-friendly.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Miniature Golf

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Rates & Availability

South Padre Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Special
Mar 31 2016 - May 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
Mid Season 2016
May 26 2016 - Jun 24 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,350
 
 
Summer 2016
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 
 
Fall/Winter 2016
Sep 7 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Winter Texan
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
28 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 14.5%

PLEASE READ: A $100 - $150 Refundable Damage Deposit(depending on length of stay and number of people) is also due 30 days before check-in. The Damage deposit will be returned within 1 week of check-out, assuming no damage to property or furnishings. No SALES TAX for stays of 1 month or longer. Please email us directly for monthly stays.

All renters not accompanied by parents must be 21. Condo sleeps up to 6 adults, or up to 8 people, with small children.

Pets are welcome at $20/pet (up to 2 pets). We accept eCheck or credit cards. All rates subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen Beds (3) : One (1) Queen bed in Master bedroom, and two (2) Queen beds in second bedroom Sofa Bed (1): One (1) sofa bed in Living Room, can sleep two (2) additional children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
AT&T's highest speed DSL wireless Internet is included with rental at no additional charge ('Elite' speed, with downstream data speeds of up to 6.0 Mbps). Non-Smoking Policy: Our condo is fresh and clean, and we will keep it this way for all our guests! * Washer: Washer and dryer is within the unit (not shared) * Dryer: Washer and dryer is within the unit (not shared) * Linens Provided: Managed by a local property management company * Off Street Parking: Reserved parking spaces for up to two (2) vehicles, just in front of condominium. (3) TVs are equipped are connected to Time Warner Cable. (3) flat-screen TVs in living room and both bedrooms. * Shared Pool: Located behind the condominium complex (shared among all eight condo units) Balcony: Attached to the Master Bedroom. Small, with two chairs, overlooking the pool and with a partial view of the Gulf of Mexico.Smoking Not Allowed: Our condo is fresh and clean, and we want to keep it this way for all our guests!

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