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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

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)
Weather

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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Port Aransas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,474 holiday rentals around Port Aransas. From 882 holiday houses to 1,110 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Aransas is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Port Aransas:

  • Island Moorings: 317 holiday homes
  • Shibui Sands: 649 holiday homes
  • Leeward Sands: 168 holiday homes
  • Safe Harbor: 431 holiday homes
  • Bella Vista: 55 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Horace Caldwell Pier: 2,819 holiday rentals
  • Port Aransas Museum: 2,824 holiday rentals
  • Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture: 2,966 holiday rentals
  • Newport Dunes Golf Course: 2,904 holiday rentals
  • Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center: 2,939 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Aransas listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 882 Houses in Port Aransas. Our other popular types of Port Aransas holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,110 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 74 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 74 holiday houses

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 1,991 holiday homes with pool available in Port Aransas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Port Aransas

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    Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture
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    Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center
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    IB Magee Beach Park
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    Mustang Island State Park
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    Corpus Christi Federal Courthouse
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