We on South Padre Island often encounter first-time visitors who had never heard about South Padre Island prior to their visit or have no idea what we have to offer! Below you can find some quick facts about South Padre Island that have not yet known!

1. Average Temperatures

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photo by elitistczar on flickr

Average high temperature in South Padre Island:

  • Dec-Feb: 69.7°F
  • Mar-May: 80.3°F
  • Jun-Aug: 90°F
  • Sep-Nov: 83.3°F

Year-round average temperature: 80.0°F

2. #5 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destination

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photo by gseloff on flickr

The Huffington Post named South Padre Island the World's #5 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destination! The factored in all the activities, dining, and hotels that are all available at affordable prices!

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3. Top 7 Beach Town for Singles

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photo by springbreaktrips on flickr

Great spots like Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar and our free fireworks shows make South Padre Island one of Yahoo Travel’s Top 7 Beach Towns for Singles.

4. Top 25 Beach in United States

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photo by davidw on flickr

We have been include by TripAdvisor in 2011 on the the Top 25 Beaches in the United States. This rating is based on user rating from people who have visited the island and on the activities that South Padre Island has to offer!

5. #6 Spot for Kids

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photo by hmk on flickr

Thanks to Sea Turtle, Inc., South Padre Island is CNN's #6 spot for kids in the United States. We even beat Harry Potter World, Lego Land, and Hawaii!

6. #3 American Beach

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photo by yourdon on flickr

South Padre Island beach was rates #3 in the United States by the Travel Channel. The article cites our ability to meet the need of a wide range of visitors at an affordable price. Read more here...

7. #1 Spring Break Destination

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photo by rukes.com

According to U.S. News, South Padre Island is the Number 1 Spring Break Destination in the World, shaming destinations such as Puerto Vallarta and the Bahamas! See the full list here...

8. We Have a Microbrewery

After a long day out at the beach, why not drop in for a (responsible) drink at the Padre Island Brewing Company, South Padre Island’s very own micro-brewery? They brew a small range of beers and even feature a beer sampler on their menu, in case you can’t decide which you want! The PIBC is located at 3400 Padre Blvd.