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Port Aransas Beach

Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Great Beach!

Kids loved it. Some areas you can pull right up to the beach with your vehicle. We have a truck, so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shon S
1st visit

Absolutely beautiful and serene! We got some great footage of the stingrays coming right up to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda N
via mobile
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Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (106 reviews)
“texas beach” (63 reviews)
“beach pass” (20 reviews)
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Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed yesterday

Kids loved it. Some areas you can pull right up to the beach with your vehicle. We have a truck, so that was nice to be able to do. It was busy but not overly crowded. Everyone had plenty of personal space. We went out...More

Thank Shon S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and serene! We got some great footage of the stingrays coming right up to the shoreline. Our girls had a blast! Looking forward to our next visit

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a great trip. We will definitely return. Simply Beautiful and very family friendly !! Be sure to check out the night life. It's georgious!

Thank _colt2210
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach is alright, but people are inconsiderate and litter the beach with plastic bottles and other debris.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Beach front, lots of fun, water is much more clear than other beaches around the gulf! Not alot of shells, but the wind helps you stau cool and with a $12 parking sticker you are good to go for an all day beach get...More

Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice slow moving beach getaway. No need to tour anything, just park yourself on the beach and enjoy the day! The beach was clean, little seaweed, the water beautiful and plenty of seagulls :) Hungry, just walk into the local pizzeria and eat a...More

1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love the beaches out here, just the road system makes it somewhat difficult to get on and off the island during summer months. Please be prepared for wind and aware that high winds bring high water when you visit.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Port Aransas beach is a great place to get away. The water and beach were very clean and orderly, with life guards on watch. We enjoyed driving on the beach, taking stand up paddle board lessons, cruising town in a golf cart, eating at Iries...More

1  Thank Guy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's always fun to drive up and down on the sand. The beach is wide and recreation friendly. Have also seen many dogs

Thank srlawren11
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We take a trip to Port Arkansas just about every summer and absolutely love this little town. We can't say enough good things about our time here.

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Ann H
4 May 2017|
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Response from rdubws4 | Reviewed this property |
Small shells. Mostly. At one time we found sand dollars but mostly grey and black small shells
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Vimari K
10 April 2017|
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The water was only around 68 degrees in March, but I am sure it is warmer now. In regards to diversity, there were people from all walks of life. I met people from all over the country and several foreigners.
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snwilkins
27 March 2017|
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Response from MtnhikerDW | Reviewed this property |
Sit means Sit. Wes and Casey take care of our boys.
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