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THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Close to beach!1 Bedroom condo, King bed, Queen sofa/sleepr, 2 Baths, Sleeps 2-4

Enjoy your morning coffee from your private little patio while you watch the sun come up...and, in the evening, listen to the ocean waves and feel the gulf breeze. You can relax in my clean and comfy condo by the sea... or, you can take a short stroll down the wooden boardwalk and be on the beach in minutes.

Number 105 is in a small quiet complex not far from town, on the first floor (no stairs), making unloading the car an easy chore. This is an ideal location and perfect for couples, families and Winter Texans. Get the Beach Cottage atmosphere in this condo!! It's a hidden treasure equipped with all the conveniences of home including a well-supplied kitchen. I have dishes, utensils, pots and pans, a blender, microwave oven, coffee pot, filters, spices, wine glasses, a toaster/oven and much more. I have a wooden island on rollers, which holds additional utensils, so you can move it wherever you like. There are so many good restaurants in Port Aransas; you may not even want to cook!! An Apartment size stove and a full size refrigerator completes the kitchen! The kitchen comfortably accommodates 4 people.

The living room features a comfortable couch that converts to a Queen-size bed with a thick 5” mattress (as well as an egg crate topper, if needed), a Lazy Boy Rocker that reclines and a 32” LCD flat screen TV. The unit does have cable and internet service as well as a small selection of movies to play on the DVD and a few books, games and cards. A split A//C works independently from the one in the bedroom. The living area with the pull-out sofa is separated from the bedrooms by 2 hallway doors for privacy and quietness...

My one-bedroom condo has a king-size bed (and an egg crate topper) and TWO FULL bathrooms which will prove to be invaluable. The time taking a shower after the beach can be cut in half having two bathrooms. Both baths have a shower/tub combo, new higher commodes, great water pressure and plenty of hot water (new water heater!). The bedroom also has a full size dresser with plenty of space to put your clothes away. It has an A/C that works independently from the one in the living room and a 22" TV/DVD player combo.

Oceanside, the patio features a seating area with twin high-backed chairs and comfy pillows. Smoking is permitted in this area.

You’ll love our pool area because it is so close and has tables, chairs, loungers and umbrellas. A nearby outdoor shower permits you to wash the salt and the sand off before hitting the pool. The pool also features small sitting areas with Jacuzzi jets. For your convenience, a coin operated laundry and TWO grills (one propane, one charcoal) are on the premise.

Not only is it close to the beach and close to downtown Port Aransas, it is only 30 miles to Corpus Christi for dining and shopping and visiting the USS Lexington (nicknamed the Blue Ghost) and the Texas State Aquarium. Our newest addition, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, is a 20 minute drive. Other nearby features are the New Port Dunes, a Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course (Pro-Shop, snack bar) as well as the Aransas Queen Casino ship, a Pirate Adventure on the sea for the kids and the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge for birding lovers. Visit our Tourist Center at 403 W. Cotter which is near the ferry landing for lots more information.

Find your little piece of paradise here at Sunrise Villas, No. 105. Short term rental registration number 200079728


Keywords: Condominium, 1BR/2baths, sleeps 4

More Details

Josie Holcomb
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Josie Holcomb

I am a retired Texas (and Dept. of Defense) Reading Specialist who loves to travel and fish the Gulf of Mexico. This has been my vacation home for many years and just recently refurbished the entire condo to provide a litttle bit of paradise for myself, my family and my friends... and now you, too. There is nothing like being on 'Island Time'.

Josie Holcomb purchased this condo in 1999

Why Josie Holcomb chose Texas Gulf Coast

I chose to buy this beach home for many reasons. My family has been vacationing in Port Aransas since I was a teenager (many moons ago) so I have ALWAYS loved Port Aransas. Sunrise Villa Condominiums reflect a family oriented location that remains quaint. It has a quiet, peaceful atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle and most importantly, it's close proximity to the beach was a definite asset.

What makes this condo unique

There are many things one can do in and around Port Aransas....kayaking, birding, fishing, swimming, golfing, shopping, museums...or, do some crafting, read, stroll the beach, sit outside and enjoy the cool Gulf breezes. The best thing to do is to relax. If I decide to go out, there are numerous local restaurants to enjoy. If I decide to cook at home, I've got everything one would need to prepare a tasty meal. No matter what I do, it ALWAYS seems better when I do it at the beach!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Josie,

Thank you so much for the wonderful accommodations. Your condo is so beachy fun, we positively loved it! You thought of absolutely everything when equipping the condo. Every little nook and cranny had a cute little something of interest so tastefully done. However cozy it may be, the utilization of space maximizes the usefulness of everything.

The neighbors were friendly, the pool was refreshing the parking was convenient and the beach, most importantly was nicely accessible. I loved the proximity to be able to easily sneak out before the sun was up and relish a quiet morning walk on the beach. My soul is full!

Thank you again for the use of your wonderful home!!

Jul 2015
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Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Shower/tub combo, new taller commodes, good water pressure, plenty of hot water
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-sized sofa bed
  • King-size bed, new firm mattress with egg crate topper, 22' color flat-screen TV with built-in DVD player, ceiling fan, A/C unit
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two new fire extinguishers provided; Two new smoke detectors; Grilling utensils included~wireless portable CD Player~Private wooden boardwalk to beach,~Shaded picnic area with table available,~Four beach chairs, two Igloo ice chests plus umbrella available for you to take to the beach!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 59 reviews

Home at the beach.

  • 5 of 5

My Sweetheart and myself were extremely pleased with how clean and comfortable this condo was. Looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely beach condo!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for my small family! The decor was so fun and beachy, and it was super clean and well kept. The condo had everything we needed, and more, plus life was so much easier with 2 full bathrooms. We were very happy to be close to the pool and minutes away from the beach. The owner was a gem. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Timing is Everything

  • 2 of 5

I recently stayed at this property over the Labor Day weekend. My selection criteria was proximity to the beach, downtown Port A and ratings. With 50 reviews and more than 4 star average I was pretty confident in the booking. I must say that the location was perfect. Close, easy walk out to the beach and a nice walk to downtown restaurants and shopping.

The pictures revealed that the place was a bit dated but it looked clean. Unfortunately for us, there was a week lapse between maid service and when we walked in we found many dead palmetto bugs. In addition, there was a cigarette extinguisher near the entrance to the unit which people that smoke at the building did not care about since there were dozens of cigarette butts on the property surrounding it. Not a great way to enter the unit.

We could tell that the unit was generally clean and in good shape. The owner was very apologetic and tried to make things right but sometimes first impressions last.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The enjoyment and comfort of my guests is my number one priority. When you called about the dead palmetto bugs, I immediately called my housekeeper to go remove them. Unfortunately, it was Labor Day weekend and she had left town. . To compensate you for having to dispose of the dead bugs yourselves, I told you I would give you a $50 refund and you told me you were satisfied with that. I have to say that I am surprised and disappointed you felt the need to give me such a low rating when I did everything I could to satisfy you.
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Great coastal getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was impeccably furnished and decorated and very clean. It's close to the pool, beach, and town. The owner is very responsive to any inquiries. Only issue - didn't stay long enough but we will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect beach home!!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous!! Everything has been thought of in this house. Extra towels, beach toys for kids and spices for cooking! Josie communicated with us every detail we needed to know. You can literally walk out the door to the pool and beach. We will for sure stay here again when we come back to Port A!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet little condo in Port Aransas

  • 5 of 5

I found this cute little place after searching for rental properties in both Port A and South Padre Island. The price was right, the location was great, the complex's pool was just a few steps from the condo's back gate, the beach was a short walk away, everything was clean and well-kept... honestly, I'd be hard-pressed to find anything negative to say about my family's stay there. (Okay, there is one thing - the stove doesn't have a functioning vent hood, which I found out the hard way when I cooked a pan-seared steak on the stove top one night and ended up filling the front room with smoke! No alarms went off but the air was a bit thick for the next few hours, even with the windows opened.) My husband and I are already looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ferry Landing
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Port Aransas Business Center
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Horace Caldwell Pier
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Rates & Availability

Port Aransas Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall & Winter 2018
Sep 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Must be at least 21 to lease. No smoking unit. Pets not permitted by our HOA.

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