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Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre Island Is Now Open

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Margaritaville opened the doors to its first Texas beachfront property on South Padre Island, Texas today. The resort overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and features all oceanview rooms or condominiums, as well as other amenities.

Keep reading to find out all there is to know about the new resort that’s open just in time for summer.

Margaritaville South Padre Island Is a Laid-back Oceanfront Resort

Room view at Margaritaville South Padre Island.
Guests can enjoy stunning views of the Gulf from their balcony. Image Credit: Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre Island

Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre Island, formerly The Pearl Hotel South Padre, underwent a $30 million renovation that transformed it into Margaritaville’s newest property.

The resort features 200 guestrooms and 50 condominiums with up to 3 bedrooms and also boasts the area’s largest pool. This pool offers private cabanas as well as a separate area for kids.

The resort also has a fully-equipped fitness center and the Sapphire Spa located adjacent to the property, which provides massage treatments and more in addition to a full salon.

As far as activities go, guests can utilize the on-property concierge to help arrange water activities such as windsurfing, parasailing, wave runner rentals, and more.

Three dining venues can be found on the resort, each with varying levels of service: LandShark Bar & Grill, Salty Rim Bar & Grill, and Joe Merchant’s Coffee & Provisions.

Bottom Line:

Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre Island is now open. The property is sure to be a welcome addition to the popular South Texas destination.

More About South Padre Island, Texas

A view of the beach on South Padre Island, Texas.
South Padre Island, Texas, is a popular beach destination on the Gulf of Mexico. Image Credit: Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre.

South Padre Island is a popular vacation destination for all types of travelers. The island is conveniently located within driving distance — or a short flight away — from several major cities in Texas.

The island is part of Padre Island, the largest barrier island in the world. With 60 miles of beach, South Padre Island is an ideal domestic vacation destination boasting 300 days of sunshine annually.

Despite the laid-back atmosphere, there’s no shortage of activities to try while on the island. Birding, dolphin watching, and fishing are popular activities as well as ziplining at Island Adventure Park. There are also art galleries and museums to enjoy as well.

Final Thoughts

Margaritaville Beach Resort South Padre Island, the newest resort on South Padre Island, is officially open. Offering plenty of ways to relax as well as a full slate of activities, this oceanfront resort is sure to be a hit with travelers this summer and for years to come.

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Ashley discovered a love for travel in college that’s continued as her family has grown. She loves showing parents how they can take their families on trips using points and has contributed to numerous publications and podcasts.

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