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Join Us at Our Bahama Beach Lodge

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-9)

Beautiful property on the bay side of the island, in a quiet family friendly neighborhood. The perfect home for your next family vacation.

Our great room with cathedral ceilings and large windows give this home a spacious feel. French doors that open onto a large south facing porch bring the lush tropical outdoors in to you. Our home also features a large full kitchen, with a complete assortment of cooking utensils and appliances for dining & entertaining. Additional seating on the porch is great for family dinners or an excellent view of the Friday night fireworks.

Both bedrooms are carpeted, have walk in closets to store away suitcases, and have full bathrooms, with plenty of room for the whole family! It is only a short walk to either the beach or the entertainment district, but far enough away for peace and quiet.

More Details

Charles Hofmeister
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Charles Hofmeister

Charles and Diane now share their time between managing their lovely rental property and taking care of their two young sons. Quintin will be 4 this Summer and his baby brother Bodhi was just born this past winter. They love spending time with the children while tending the yard & garden or tidying the house, or enjoying all the island has to offer.

Charles Hofmeister purchased this house in 2003

What makes this house unique

We love the bright, airy feel of the house and enjoy it's private yard as well as the proximity to the beach and bay.


South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared with Hallway
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Oversized Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King Bedroom - 1 king
    Queen Bedroom - 2 queen
  • Our King Bedroom features a spacious king bed and shares a bathroom with the hallway via a pocket door. The Queen Bedroom features two queen beds and has a master bathroom with an oversized shower.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Sandcastle Lessons, Private Yoga Instruction, Massage & Spa Treatments.


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average rating of 4.775 based on 40 reviews

Great short vacation! Couldn't have been happier.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed August 8-11, 2017 and were greeted by the owner for an early check in as soon as we crossed the bridge. Home is very roomy and clean. Worked out well as we drove towards beach access #6 everyday to have our vehicle on the beach. Everything was perfect. Thank you Chas!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect getaway. Clean, quiet, and very we got to bring our dog. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property off the beaten path.

  • 5 of 5

Charles and his wife were great hosts. We spent a lovely family weekend to enjoy the beach. The property is not on the beach, but on the bayside of the island. The property was very spacious, clean and nicely decorated. My wife and kids loved the double sized shower in the Master bedroom. We enjoyed the spacious kitchen and appliances for cooking and enjoying meals on the balcony deck. The only issue I had was the grill on the deck was not set up for use. It was missing the propane tank, so we couldn't grill outdoors. Other than that, it was a great stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry about the grill, y'all. You should have said the tank was missing. We keep 3 on hand for the two grills, so we always have a spare ready to go. Thanks, Chas Hofmeister
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Great place to take the family!

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations! The owners were very friendly and hospitable and made us feel welcome and comfortable. The house was very clean and well maintained with plenty of kitchen accessories and bath towels. The house was perfect for our family as the flow of the kitchen and living area allowed us all to eat and play together in the same space with plenty of room to move around. The deck was very nice and overlooks a lush, tropical Back yard that provides privacy and a quiet place to sit and unwind, or watch the fireworks display. The grill was a great feature and used several times. Both bedrooms are very spacious and comfortable. Having two bathrooms and a large shower was very nice.

The location was good too. We brought 7 teenagers with us so we did not have a lot of organized plans and did not expect we would always be at the same place at the same time. The kids walked to gift shops, restaurants, and to the beach at their leisure. We had only a short drive to get to other attractions, such as the sea turtle exhibit and fishing excursions. The area was very quiet, yet very close to entertainment.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

I really liked the house and everything and the location; except no one mentioned that the family lived downstairs in the garage, so I felt like we had no privacy. And the first night at 2 am, my sister woke up to loud arguing in the garage, their dog kept running up the stairs trying to jump over the gate and get to my dog, and there was a ton of clutter in front of the house and along the side. Like I said, the family was friendly and the house was great, I just think they should work on some things before renting it out to a family trying to go on a nice vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: While most of our reviews point out how helpful and friendly we are, only one mentions that we live on the property so we'd like to do so now. This is our home and we are happy to let you enjoy it while you visit our island! We live on the ground floor of the house in our personal living quarters and our Beach Combers Bungalow rental when it is available. And while we frequently come and go through the laundry room, we do not live "downstairs in the garage", nor are we the sort to have "loud arguments" in the middle of the night. We are a quiet family, who put the kids to be around 8pm, then watch a bit tv ourselves before bed, so we look for guests who won't keep us awake at night. Maybe our toddler was having a rough night? We apologized both times our recent rescue ran up the back steps to greet their dog, and were after her before she even got to the steps. This is never an issue during the Summer season as she does not have access to the back yard, but during the off season it can be difficult for our small children to understand that she CAN NOT come out back to play with you right now because of our guests. I am also not sure why she felt like she had no privacy as we only bumped into them coming and going once or twice during their four nights at our house. We live downstairs, but make a point of not interfering with our guests once we have checked them in. And there is a bit of clutter that has accumulated over the Summer inside the fence next to the house, but we are just waiting for the weather to cool a bit so we deal with it. When do these South Texas Summers end ?!! It's mid October and still 85 every day.
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It's the perfect little place for a stress free get away

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying here and I can say we are never disappointed. Chas is friendly, always available and very helpful. The home is affordable, comfortable, convenient and clean; we enjoy our stay and never have a complaint. It is most helpful that they allow pets as we are able to bring out large dog with no problem(for us he is part of the family and we would all hate not being able to bring him). For my family it is all about enjoying a stress free beach house visit with comfort and ease; it's very easy to relax as it feels like its a family home with out any worries. Thanks for a great vacation place. It's a great price for a great vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Brownsville, Texas
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Padre Island Brewing Company
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Padre Island Brewing Co.
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
South Padre Island, Texas
Car: not necessary

South Padre Island is a wonderful place with it's small town feel, and miles of white sand beaches. It is an ideal location for everything related to the water & surf, and is truly a magical place with abundant wildlife, amazing weather, and plenty of fun activities.

Other Activities: windsurfing, kite boarding, shopping, kayaking, Parasailing, Boating, Minaiture Golf, Basketball Court


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 17.0%

We charge $500 for the first two nights, then $200 for each additional night.

Spring and Fall are rates are half the Summer Rate: $250 for the first two nights, plus $100 for each additional night.

Holidays may be slightly higher or require a longer stay. (usually 3 nights)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.