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3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath is steps from the beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, sleeps 6

Located just 2 houses from Gulf Blvd in front of a handy beach access. This condo has all you need. You can see the Gulf from the balcony. It has lots of amenities like, free cable TV and WiFi, a TV in every bedroom, full size washer/dryer, fully loaded kitchen with granite countertops, dishwasher, microwave, icemaker, disposal and all the small appliances (blender, toaster, mixer, etc). Bring your K cups, we have a Keurig as well as a regular coffeemaker. The island grocery store is 2 blocks away and the island has a free shuttle.

For a real beach vacation experience rent our beach house. Perfect for viewing the Friday night fireworks. If you are planning a large group vacation, check out our other unit with a pool located at the rear of this unit. Property ID# 3990166.

City Permit# 2015-798179

More Details

Sharon Tamez
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Sharon Tamez

My husband and I are retired and love to travel, but our favorite place to be is South Padre Island. The water is beautiful and the beaches are clean. We could go anywhere, but prefer to be on our balcony at the island.

Sharon Tamez purchased this house in 2009

Why Sharon Tamez chose Texas Gulf Coast

The choice to buy on South Padre Island was an easy one. The island has the atmosphere of a tourist resort. Many people can be seen strolling the main street up and down the island and when they get tired of strolling they can rent a bicycle or hop on the free shuttle and ride back to our house near the beach.

What makes this house unique

Our house is cozy yet the open floor plan also makes it feel roomy. With the full size washer and dryer inside the condo, it is never an unpleasant job getting your wet towels and suits ready for the next trip down to the beach. Just a few days in our house can make it feel like your home away from home.


South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath is steps from the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Excellent choice for South Padre!

  • 5 of 5

I'm writting this detailed review because it was other peoples review of the house that helped me choose this place for our family vacation in SPI. The house is awesome, just as described. The owner Sharon is VERY communicative from your first contact with her with any inquires. I booked over a month in advance and wrote her several times as we got closer to arriving and she always replies very quickly. There is 3 bedrooms, one has a balcony where you can see ocean off of. It has a queen bed in there but the bathroom is outside the door in the hall. The room directly across from it is slightly smaller but has a 1/2 bath in it and also where the washer/dryer is. The master bedroom has a king bed and a full bath. The kitchen and dining area are open and look out in the living room. Its very well laid out. There is a balcony off the living room which also has a view of the ocean. The kitchen has everything you need just like home. I mean everything....more than you might even think. There is enough dinnerware, pots, bowls, silverware to serve a small army in there. Bring K-CUPS for your coffee. There is a TV in every room with cable. There is also WIFI in the great and fast, we had 5 IPhones using it at once. There is lots of boards games in the master room dresser to play. There was plenty of wash cloths, towels etc for all of us. Lots of parking in the driveway if you need it, we had three cars there no problem. There is a shower downstairs in the carport as well to clean up after coming back from the beach...NICE TOUCH! The house has central air conditioning, it works amazing, it was 100 degrees when we were there outside and the house was a chilly 72. The kitchen is very modern looking, has a dishwasher, big fridge, and nice stove. There is an icemaker in the fridge that works great for making drinks and sodas etc. It wont fill your big ice chest but it fine for all the drinks you could possible enjoy. There is vase in the kitchen with a bunch of wine corks with family names and dates they stayed there, throw yours in there as well! The BBQ is down stairs. Its uses coal and its not big but can do several steaks or burgers...they have utensils for it. My only recommendation to Sharon for this entire vacation home is to get a bigger one that uses propane. If you want an awesome house to stay at for vacation, you found it right here. It really worked out well for us! We would definitely stay here again no questions asked.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just great place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this charming "beach house" made my birthday visit perfect! The amenities are exactly as described, what is not described is the ambiance! Staying at this beach house is the total experience-from décor to location. The owner, Sharon, was right on with all of her suggestions as to what to do on the island, and frosting on the cake: it was sand castle days! I will definitely want to return to the island and stay again in this total package home.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best 4th of July Vacation Ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for letting us rent your beautiful Beach House. We had the best 4th of July vacation ever. Just steps to the beach, local store, restaurants "priceless". Your house is so nicely decorated and clean. Also giving us all the information in advance about the area helped us immensely. We loved the fact that we were always able to communicate with you from beginning to end. Wonderful customer service. We went deep sea fishing and had a local restaurant cook our 17 inch red snappers for us, we took the kids para-sailing, rented bikes, sat by the beach at the end of the day with the kids and the dogs, jogged along the beach, sat on the balcony and watched fireworks .. it was a perfect vacation!! "we were able to relax and embraced our beach life".

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for our family and pets!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time in this rental property. Love it! The place is big, 3 bedrooms, washer/dryer, clean, 1/2 block from the beach and minutes from main road and restaurants. Most importantly, this is one of the few places that will take our large dog. Sharon, the owner will walk you through the rental agreement, amenities, etc. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home! Everything was as described and more!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation home!Everything was just a described or more! Plenty of room for my husband and our 2 adult children and their honeys. Three nice size bedrooms with nice large beds. Plenty of common area for all of us. The balcony received lots of use-especially at night. Great breeze off of the Gulf even though it was hot & humid. Plenty of dishes, etc. Everything you need except laundry detergent. We were less than a block from the "good" public beach access. Only 1/2 block from a small path to the beach. Sharon was wonderful to work with. She answered all of my questions in a timely fashion, both phone and email! She had lots of useful information about the island - what to do & where to go. We grilled some meals but ate out too. Lots of great places with good food! The local store had a good variety and the prices were fair. Plenty of shopping. We snorkeled and parasailed. We most often just sat on the beach soaking up the sun! Fun times. Would recommend this home. Actually we already have to our friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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So nice we returned for another visit!

  • 5 of 5

We are back for another visit to this lovely home and found it to be exactly as it was presented on our last visit.

Everything was super clean and comfortable. 

The owner, Sharon, checked on us to insure that everything was to our satisfaction. 

This house is very nice, well maintained and is an excellent value. We will return to this location and recommend it to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Wanna Wanna Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Port Isabel
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 100
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

South Padre Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
Apr 17 2017 - May 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
May 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 17.0%

$250 refundable deposit required to hold a reservation.
Pet fee $50 per pet minimum. Monthly renters $100/month per pet.
Cleaning fee subject to increase if necessary to accommadate large group.
A $15-$20 charge per night per person if a large group over 6 guests is approved to stay.
We accept all major credit cards. Holidays may require a longer stay.

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.

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