Padre Island Homes For Sale
Padre Island is the largest of the Texas barrier islands and is the world's longest barrier island.
Padre Island features several beach options and Bob Hall pier ideal for fishing and surfing. Padre Island also is home to the newest waterpark of the award-winning Schlitterbahn family. The Padre Island waterpark is slated to open in 2015. Padre Island offers some of the area’s best dining options and nightlife. Padre Island also features a Texas-style way to explore the beach – on horseback! This popular attraction is open to both beginners and advanced riders. Need to reintroduce yourself to nature? Check out the Padre Island National Seashore. The longest undeveloped stretch of barrier island in the world. There are 70 miles of sand and shell beaches, windswept dunes and warm waters. The Padre Island National Seashore is the most important U.S. nesting beach for the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. There is so much to see here!
Bob Hall Pier
Fish, surf, or build a sandcastle at Bob Hall Pier. This beach spot features a parking area, car-free zone and picnic tables.
Bob Hall Pier – Fishing at Its Best!
If you’re all about the fishing, check out Bob Hall Pier which juts into deep water, giving you access to fish that dont’ go near the shore.
At an impressive 1,240 feet, this pier extends proudly into the Gulf and serves as a hub for many avid anglers. The pier extends to waters deep enough for fisherman to have a truly different experience, and for beginning anglers to enjoy seeing new types of fish. Grab a line and come enjoy some of the fishing here, where you can expect to see many different species of fish, including grouper and speckled trout.
$2/person, $2/pole (4 pole limit per person), $2/cast net, $1/ person for seniors 65+, $1/ pole for seniors 65+, $1/ cast net for seniors 65+. For more information, call 361-949-7300.
If you’ve left your supplies at home, have no fear: you can rent or purchase bait and tackle on the pier easily. Vendors here are always willing to help visitors who need more information on which bait to use or the best way to string a line. And of course, if you’re interested, the Tackle Loaner Program is always an excellent place to start when learning to fish.
What You Need to Know:
- Beach Park Entrance Fees: None
- Hours: 24/7 365 days a year
- Parking: If you park on the beach, you’ll need a parking permit
- Public Restroom and ADA Accessible facilities on site
- Picnic tables and Cabanas on a first come first serve basis
A Taste Of Germany
Satisfy your sweet tooth German-style at the popular BJ’s German Bakery & Café. Brezels, pastries, croissants, pies -- this quaint shop has it all. The menu also includes sandwiches and salads.
What’s worse than running out of wurst? Settling for just a Berliner when you can indulge in an entire country’s-worth of baked delicacies! Yes, we are full of German sass, just like the friendly, funny folks at J.B.’s German Bakery, a Padre Island staple since 2011, serving sweets and savories from old world recipes we challenge you to pronounce. Come visit for a meal or to pick up a load of pastries and bretzels for your crew! Wunderbar!