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Foggy and cool in February

Beach was clean, cool, foggy today and yesterday! The beach is clean! And they have brought in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Okhobieman
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Onalaska, Texas
Rough waters but fishermen were busy

Still a bit cool to be in the water but lots of families on the beach. Good fishing weather. Make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roxie R
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Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking pass” (21 reviews)
“warm water” (23 reviews)
“trash cans” (35 reviews)
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Port Aransas, TX 78373
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"lot of seaweed"
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"laid back"
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"spring break"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beach was clean, cool, foggy today and yesterday! The beach is clean! And they have brought in mobile jails for spring break...haha! True. The town is coming back and want abbott to release funds.,.. Many houses for sale. Renovations are continuing.

Thank Okhobieman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still a bit cool to be in the water but lots of families on the beach. Good fishing weather. Make sure to get your beach pass for the year for 12.00.

Thank Roxie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy a walk along the water's edge to collect seashells, watch the antics of birds fishing for dinner, sit on the jetties to watch ships, turtles, and the sunset. Lots of activity while people fish. Fun to watch what they hook and reel in. Pelicans...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it was cloudy & windy there were dolphins jumping fish bitting and seashells everywhere! Would love to spend more time there.

Thank Tammy E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love walking the beach looking for seashells. This beach has many different varieties to pick from. We had a great time.

Thank Charles N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach was clean and maintained. There was a lack of seaweed and the beach and you could find lots of sea shells on the beach. I cant wait to return

Thank daniel v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Port A is a proud and beautiful spot, and the community is desperately working to make a comeback. They need paying customers, so do not hesitate to come here. There are enough businesses open now that you can eat, drink, and do a little shopping....More

1  Thank cin r
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy Port Aransas. Easy getaway beach in TX. The water can be blue/green clearer or murky. There is usually plenty of wind. The waves were huge after a hurricane in LA in 2016 and the beach was renewed after Hurricane Harvey. They’ve done plenty of...More

Thank Mike E
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Love the beach it Port aransas. It was very clean. Not always the case. There were nice waves And we said on the beach and chairs for a long time. You can drive on the beach and park and you need a parking permit that...More

Thank Shakti M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Waves were big but kinda scary to get in the water bc of all of that also sea urchins and crabs overall I got a good tan

Thank Grayson p
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I’m sorry I don’t know we were visiting from UK
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Response from kimtye | Reviewed this property |
Not sure ... Wish I had a better answer !!! Because Port A got hit so hard & they said 100% devastation and has no electricity or water as of Friday ....I would say some damage is to be expected!!! Praying for all !!!
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Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
I have friends who live there and also own a condo at Sandcastle. I will ask them and if find out anything I will let you know.
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