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Malaquite Beach

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Padre Island National Seashore, 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
+1 361-949-8068
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Best times of my life

I and friends and family spent most of our lives in C.C. at this beach! It was great!! I was a true... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peg K
the perfect place for a sunset wedding

this place was clean and the views are great. hurrican harvey caused 2 people to fall in love and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
smatthews8473
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Mission, Texas
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This beach on Padre Island is a great camping and beach-going spot.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (32 reviews)
“picnic tables” (21 reviews)
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Padre Island National Seashore, 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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+1 361-949-8068
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and friends and family spent most of our lives in C.C. at this beach! It was great!! I was a true beach bunny! ha!

1  Thank Peg K
Reviewed 20 November 2017

this place was clean and the views are great. hurrican harvey caused 2 people to fall in love and get married on the beach. a small but beautiful wedding. you don't have to get married to enjoy it! just go and walk the long beach....More

2  Thank smatthews8473
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We took a drive over to Malaquite beach in October to see if there had been any damage from Hurricane Harvey. We had been there a few years ago and the good news is that everything seems to be as it was. The place was...More

1  Thank Splicebar
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Has shower facilities and covered deck at park facility for sitting and eating. Small store for forgotten necessities or cold drinks. Beach goes for 80 miles, but don't get caught at south end when high tide comes in as the beach narrows. Only a mile...More

1  Thank tbarrada
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well, its a beach. Nothing special but good view and nice visitor center. Worth to visit if you are in the area, don't plan to spend a lot of time there.

2  Thank Windy_Al
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Get away from it all by making a relatively short drive from the city. This is one of our favorite places.

Thank ccbeachcouple
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The primitive campsites at PINS Malaquite Beach are very well maintained, and there is enough variety of sites that a tent is not drowned out by RVs and boat rigs. The showers were spacious and toilets were in good condition. The shore is a close...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were totally alone with the waves and the birds. It was about 20 minutes from the businesses on Padre Island and there was nothing there to eat. So we brought a picnic lunch and it was perfect.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

They have a small museum which is excellent to see it explain the history of the area. I enjoy talking to the Park Rangers. They are very friendly and have a good knowledge of the area and are very helpful in directing you to the...More

1  Thank DGGarofolo
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Beach here was great! Not too crowded and had nice shade structures. There is a hub that has showers, bathrooms, a board walk down to the beach and a gift shop/information center. These facilities are well maintained and clean. The park rangers were very friendly...More

Thank jennifer R
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roy h
8 December 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Basically the answer if no. It is a state park and nudity, full or partial, ( i.e. topless) is not allowed
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Klari H
25 June 2017|
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Response from Banshee694 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but I would suggest getting there early in the morning for best parking .
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Angel R
25 May 2017|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
$8/night
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