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Port Aransas Beach, Port Aransas

Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Port Aransas Beach boasts over 29 km (18 mi) of uninterrupted shoreline, warm Gulf waters, and soft white sand. Known primarily for its fishing opportunities and pristine beaches, the area also offers some of the best surfing spots in Texas. Pick up a souvenir T-shirt and head down to the restaurants that line the beachfront for some freshly boiled shrimp and crab, some of the many tasty local delicacies. With a beach-parking permit obtained from a local grocery store, you can drive along the beach and set up camp. Make Port Aransas Beach part of your personalized Port Aransas itinerary using our Port Aransas road trip planner.
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  • Beautiful location right on the gulf. The condo unit itself looks like it's last update was 1990. Outdated furnishings, broken drawers, a patio slider that took two people to manipulate, dirty...  more »
  • During the last week of May this year we ventured from South Dakota to Port Aransas, to enjoy the beaches we had read about. In short, they exceeded our expectations – not only were they clean and...  more »
  • This is a great get away in Texas. Never expected such well maintained beaches with a 24x7 ferry system connecting to the island. The vibe of a small beach town with some nice places go eat and stay.....  more »
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  • We love coming to the beach here and we come here nearly every year. Best beach in Texas
  • It's been a while coming to Port Aransas but it's actually pretty fun and peaceful. It's windy and sunny feeling like fall season. Enjoying the sounds of the ocean.
  • Love the Mustang Island Beach. Awesome Place to Relax and have fun!
  • 100 % recommended. Nice place. Super clean.
  • You can drive on the beach, camp and lounge around. Great place for a weekend gateway with the friends or family. Bring plenty of water. They have showers, bathrooms and dumpsters.

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