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“South Padre Island Beach was really nice.”

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Old Monroe, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“South Padre Island Beach was really nice.”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Very nice beach in July. We parked at city beach access 5, short walk to beach. Never got overly crowded. People on the beach were friendly, quiet, and polite. Not a lot of alcohol or noise, very few college age, quite a few families. Very nice relaxing atmosphere.

Visited July 2014
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Port Isabel, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Got Suntan lotion”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Tried beach access # 5 last weekend while family was visiting. Had a great time and the water was beautiful as always. It was a busy section but that didn't distract us from enjoying what we went for. The seaweed was still a little heavy ( but at times unavoidable) Was very laid back and had plenty of beach patrol. Take your family and chairs and exspect to spend the day.

Visited July 2014
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Great beach and water”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We went to Beach Access #5 our first two days during Independence Day weekend. The beach was very crowded with lots of traffic and vendors passing by. There was no doubt we were close to Mexico, elotes were for sale everywhere! The water was perfect and the sand was as soft as talc. Our last day, we went to the northern access (#6) and found the beach much less crowded and just a few vendors. We had more separation from our neighbors and preferred that beach much more.

Visited July 2014
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3 reviews
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“South Padre Beach”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

My husband and I took a mini-vacation down to South Padre Island Beach and then to Corpus Christi Beach, I live about an hour away from Galveston Beach. First off S.P.I. is fabulous and Galveston doesn't even come close to the beautiful water that South Padre has. I can't believe they are on the same coast line. The weather was perfect, the water was fabulous. The beach line was extremely packed, miles of cars lined along the coast. Our only mistake was going on the 4th of July. We went to see the fireworks, which was pretty cool, but OH MY GOODNESS, we sat in 2 1/2 hours of traffic barely moving leaving the island. However, it was worth the trip and time. We will go back, just not during any holiday.

Visited July 2014
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La Porte, Texas
2 reviews
“Seaweed”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Everything was great, except Sea Breeze, which had construction around the pools and ruined our trip.

Visited May 2014
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