Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Port Aransas

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Port Aransas. Renowned for its beaches, bird watching and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Port Aransas

Fly into Rockport, TX (RKP-Aransas County), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Corpus Christi, TX (CRP-Corpus Christi Intl.), which is 27.3 mi (44 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Port Aransas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,481 holiday lettings around Port Aransas. From 883 houses to 1,116 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a beach-view property in Port Aransas?

Perhaps it's the glorious ocean vistas, or maybe it's the chance to totally relax from sunup to sundown. There's just something about a beach holiday that calls to all of us. Luckily, there are 882 beachside holiday rentals to spirit yourself away to. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our options for this destination include:

  • 730 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 563 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 453 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Port Aransas?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could go for an entire house. You'll be part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 1,104 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £69 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 1,044 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £41 per night.
  • Townhome: 355 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £90 per night.
  • Cottage: 59 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £101 per night.

Can I stay in Port Aransas in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to relax with close friends and family. A group holiday is the perfect way to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay together, HomeAway has options. Why not have a look at the 336 condo holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular choice for large groups of guests. Rental properties in the area that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 513 rental properties perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as £41.
  • If you have 10 in your family, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 424 holiday rentals that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £128 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 414 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £96 a night.

You and the squad will be well catered to when you book your Port Aransas travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Port Aransas?

HomeAway has a wide range of great budget-concious holiday rentals. Treat your gang to an extravagant night on the town or extend your stay with the pennies you'll have leftover. Central City is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 57 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £97 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Another 20 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around South Side. With an average price of £111 a night, you're sure to get a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture
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Newport Dunes Golf Course
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Port Aransas Museum
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