Experience a Relaxing Beach Getaway with Port Aransas Vacation Rentals

Enjoy an Island Adventure Along the Texas Coast

Located less than an hour from Corpus Christi, Port Aransas sits on the northern tip of Mustang Island. This easygoing coastal community offers a variety of beachfront attractions for visitors to experience. You’ll likely find yourself relaxing on a scenic beach, heading out on a deep-sea fishing excursion, or enjoying the exciting nightlife scene. Whatever your idea of fun is, you’ll find it in Port Aransas. 

Start Your Trip by Booking Port Aransas Vacation Rentals

Vacation properties in Port Aransas put you within minutes of the beach and all the memorable things to do on the island. Select a spacious condo in the middle of town that offers resort-like amenities or discover incredible views from the balcony of your beachside cottage. With our vacation rentals, you can truly experience the coastal lifestyle of this scenic beach community along the Gulf of Mexico.

Top Sights in Port Aransas

Fill Your Day with Sun and Sand on Port Aransas Beach

Stretching for 6 miles along the warm waters of the Gulf, it’s easy to see why visitors flock to Port Aransas Beach. The sparkling sands are perfect for beachside recreation. You’ll find that this spot is popular with locals for fishing, surfing, wading, and sunbathing. Join in on the fun and spend a day on this pristine beach—just don’t forget the sunblock!

Find Recreation and Relaxation at Robert Points Park

Located along the Port Aransas waterfront near the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Roberts Point Park is a popular spot frequented by tourists and locals alike. Enjoy a concert series every second Friday between April and October at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater. You can get a spectacular view from atop the observation tower and educational experiences at the xeriscape garden. You’ll also find lots of room for recreation along the bulkhead—popular for fishing, jogging, and cycling.

Visit the University of Texas Marine Science Institute

As the oldest and most prestigious marine research facility on the Texas coast, the University of Texas Marine Science Institute serves as a public educational museum. Visitors are encouraged to explore the seven aquarium exhibits, learn about the environment of the local estuary at the Estuary Exploratorium, and look for waterfowl and marsh birds at the Wetlands Education Center.

Top Experiences in Port Aransas

Soar to New Heights with Chute 'Em Up Parasailing

Looking for a truly thrilling way to experience Port Aransas? Have a parasailing excursion with Chute 'Em Up Parasailing, which offers visitors guided tours of the coast. You’ll start at the Lydia Ann Channel and travel along the Gulf of Mexico to see popular sights like the Aransas Point Lighthouse, Turtle Cove, and the USS Worthington shipwreck—all from 300 feet above the Gulf!

Make a New Friend on the Dolphin Watch Nature Tour

For more than 30 years, Dolphin Watch Nature Tours has given visitors a truly memorable experience on the sea. Hop aboard the double-decker ship Mustang and discover your favorite spot to see dolphins in the water nearby. There’s even a built-in touch tank on board for a hands-on experience with marine wildlife. When you visit this seaside city, make it a point to embark on one of the Port Aransas boat tours.

Have a Swashbuckling Adventure with Red Dragon Pirate Tours

For an exciting interactive experience for all ages, take a Pirate Tour aboard the Red Dragon—a 70-foot replica pirate ship with digitally recreated cannons. Enjoy live entertainment that includes sword fighting, dancing, and naval battle reenactments. For those traveling without the little ones, there are also adult gaming and beverage tours available.