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Malaquite Beach

20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
+1 361-949-8068
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Nice beach for strolling

Malaquite Beach was beautiful. It was not busy or crowed with people. It was nice to walk and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wiskerlikins
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Utah
Love this beach. A little far though.

Even though this beach is a little farther than the others, it is totally worth it. It is almost a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Juliette B
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This beach on Padre Island is a great camping and beach-going spot.
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20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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+1 361-949-8068
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"visitor center"
in 34 reviews
"national seashore"
in 26 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 20 reviews
"nice restrooms"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
in 22 reviews
"shower area"
in 4 reviews
"red tide"
in 5 reviews
"clean sand"
in 4 reviews
"turtle release"
in 7 reviews
"small store"
in 4 reviews
"white sand"
in 5 reviews
"padre island"
in 16 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 13 reviews
"drove down"
in 4 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 4 reviews
"annual pass"
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"gulf of mexico"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malaquite Beach was beautiful. It was not busy or crowed with people. It was nice to walk and watch the waves and birds. We were there after spring break so we didn't have to worry about lots of people. While were were there it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though this beach is a little farther than the others, it is totally worth it. It is almost a virgin beach. We like that it is never crowded.

Thank Juliette B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach to visit. Came for the kite fest. So cool to see what seemed like hundreds of different kites flying on the island. Brought our dog. Nice to live in a dog friendly community. Will definitely return next year for this. Will also return...More

2  Thank LisaG1964
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to North Padre for many years and today we ventured out with our two small dogs to a new park we have never been to called "Malachite Beach". BTW - it costs $10 per car. All other beaches on this island are...More

2  Thank lehmancharlene
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This beach is in the Padre Island National Seashore. There is a $10 charge per car; National Park passes are accepted. Restrooms, cold rinse showers, changing areas, and vending machines are available. No lifeguards. The staff in the visitor center were friendly and helpful. Nearby...More

2  Thank ehbluzerne
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach! Picnic tables and shelters on the beach! No drive on unless you are on the camping side! Nice visitor center and bathrooms! Really enjoyed this beach! Not the white sand but it is the Gulf of Mexico. They do have bird watching tours...More

2  Thank PennieScott
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A natural raw beach, true beautiful beach, some parts a four wheel truck will be necessary, depends how far you are going.

Thank Reynaldo M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great visitor center. Lovely beach you can drive through. Many birds even though there was a lot of people. There is a lot of trash that comes from the gulf and there is a big effort to clean up. If you take a walk, the...More

3  Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

When we were there we were with a group of friends, adults and children, had a BBQ ON THE BEACH, Bring your own chairs.

1  Thank 2win2016
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

BEAUTIFUL, quiet & relaxing beach. It's easy to forget your worries and excape daily worries here. Fishing is nice too.

Thank Steelwool13
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jrseeley
25 May 2018|
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Response from lehmancharlene | Reviewed this property |
We have mostly stayed in hotels for just a couple of nights. But when we have stayed for longer stays, we stayed at Port Royal condos. We haven't been in a few years, but were well kept up in the past. They have a lot of... More
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karri s
2 April 2018|
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Response from Splicebar | Reviewed this property |
No but there are facilities at the Welcome Centre.
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8 December 2017|
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Response from Traci A | Reviewed this property |
It's not a state park - it's a National park. Texas law does not prohibit nudity, however the rules of the National Seashore do. Malaquite is a very busy stretch of beach and you would likely not be able to "get away" with... More
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