South Padre Island is a town located in Cameron County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,422.
The town is very popular as a spring break beach destination for college students, especially those taking classes in the state of Texas. The town also has one of the most famous water parks in the United States, the Schlitterbahn Beach WaterPark. It is also a popular destination for people from Monterrey, México. They own more than 50% of the island's residential real estate.
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Brownsville/South Padre Island International AirportBrownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
Check your Beach Water QualityBeach Water Monitoring for South Padre Island
Coastal Studies LaboratoryLocated in Isla Blanca Park.
Destination South PadreRV resort and condominiums. Includes photos, information on rates and reservations, and facility and area maps.
Inter-Campus Programs, Inc.South Padre Island information.
Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, South Padre Island, TXSchlitterbahn provides a full day of family fun in a tropical resort setting. Surf the largest man-made wave in the USA!
South Padre IslandLocated at the tropical tip of Texas, in the Gulf of Mexico, features 34 miles of sand dunes, clear waters, and beaches.
South Padre Island - USPrimary Information Portal for South Padre Island. Where to go, what to do, who to see about deep sea fishing, and where to eat.
South Padre Island, Texas - The Alternative SiteAn alternative guide to South Padre Island Texas featuring a business directory, community pages and all the info you need to acquire that island state of mind.
South Padre Island Texas Live WebcamsWith fishing and surf reports, weather and community information.
South Padre Island InformationGeneral Visitor Information
South Padre Island destination guideInformation on South Padre Island, Texas including details on lodging, entertainment and real estate.
SPI OnlineInformation about events, places to go, restaurants, night clubs, and fishing reports.