Where to stay around Port Aransas?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,878 holiday lettings near Port Aransas. From 759 houses to 741 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Aransas is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Port Aransas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Port Aransas:

  • Cinnamon Shore: 164 holiday homes
  • Shibui Sands: 492 holiday homes
  • Island Moorings: 230 holiday homes
  • Leeward Sands: 133 holiday homes
  • Safe Harbor: 458 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Aransas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Port Aransas. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newport Dunes Golf Course: 2,116 holiday lettings
  • University of Texas Marine Science Institute: 1,993 holiday lettings
  • Roberts Point Park: 2,018 holiday lettings
  • IB Magee Beach Park: 2,017 holiday lettings
  • Horace Caldwell Pier: 2,018 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Port Aransas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Port Aransas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 759 houses in Port Aransas. Our other popular types of Port Aransas holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 741 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Aransas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,398 holiday homes with pool available in Port Aransas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering house or holiday rental in Port Aransas, Texas, USA your home away from home

    Port Aransas is the only established town on the barrier island of Mustang Island, connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is a great area to enjoy a holiday fishing, shelling, bird-watching and boating.

    Things to Do in Port Aransas, Texas

    Situated overlooking the Corpus Christi Ship Canal, Port Aransas holiday homes are close to tranquil beaches lined with sand dunes. Watch the ships go by from your beach chair, play in the sand, walk along the edge of the sea collecting an array of sea shells or swim in the warm Gulf waters. There are plenty of watersports for those who want to add a little excitement to their day. Kite surfing, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, surfing and more can be enjoyed from the local beach. The main activity is fishing from the beach, the pier or on a fishing charter. Port Aransas hosts fishing tournaments throughout the summer. Bird watching is popular with over 300 species of birds visiting the area and waterside golf is also available. Take a trolley tour around the town on the local shuttle or browse the small gift shops and art galleries.

    Places to Visit Around Port Aransas, Texas

    Padre Island is south of Port Aransas holiday rentals and is the longest barrier island in the world. Nearby San Jose island is another popular place to visit. It is famous for its seashells. Take the bus to Corpus Christi which has some of the most visited attractions in Texas. The Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay are both located on North Beach. Other museums include the Museum of Asian Cultures, the Museum of Science and History and the South Texas Institute for the Arts.

    Weather in Port Aransas, Texas

    Port Aransas holiday rentals have mild winters and hot summers, being on the Gulf Coast of the US. Daytime temperatures drop to an average 17°C (63°F) in the winter and rise to a sticky 35°C (95°F) during the summer months. The area has some showers all year round which are heavier between June and October, when there is the chance of a tropical storm hitting the coast.

    Travel to Port Aransas, Texas

    The nearest major airport to Port Aransas holiday rentals is Corpus Christi International (CRP) Airport which is 27 miles away. A hire car is recommended for enjoying a holiday in this area and Port Aransas is a pleasant 40-minute drive from the airport along the TX-358 highway. American Eagle, Southwest Airlines and United Express regularly provide scheduled flights to Corpus Christi from Dallas and Houston. International visitors should fly to Brownsville/South Padre Island (BRO) International Airport or San Antonio (SAT) International Airport, both around 140 miles away.

    Activities and attractions in Port Aransas

    Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Port Aransas a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Texas State Aquarium (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
    • Newport Dunes Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Aransas Pass Aquatic Center (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
    • Aquarium at Rockport Harbor (13 mi / 20.8 km)
    • Funtrackers Family Fun Center (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
    • Schlitterbahn Waterpark Corpus Christi (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)

    Seasonal weather in Port Aransas

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Port Aransas

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Port Aransas. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • IB Magee Beach Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Port Aransas Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Mustang Island (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Mustang Island State Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)