Frequently Asked Questions
What is there to do on South Padre Island?
- Simply relax on the each, Rent chairs and an umbrella, or even take a Sandcastle lesson
- Get active on our Tennis Courts, or play a game of Beach Volleyball
- Enjoy many different Water Sports; rent Paddleboards, Bikes, Jet Skis, etc.
- Visit the Sea Turtle Rescue, SPI Birding & Nature Center, Port Isabel Museums, Beach shops and more!
How close are you to the beach?
Suntide II Condos are ON THE BEACH! Each Condo has an unobstructed Beach view, and a large balcony where you can relax and listen to the surf while enjoying your morning coffee or evening cocktails.
What do I need to bring for my vacation?
For your optimal enjoyment please bring or purchase upon arrival:
SUNSCREEN AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR THE BEACH. Our ultraviolet rays are intense and days spent near the water mean even more exposure. There is no faster way to ruin a vacation then a painful burn, so remember to protect yourself w/sunscreen.
BEACH & POOL TOWELS. Condos are furnished with bed linens and pillows, as well as Bath/shower towels for you to use. You will need to bring or purchase Beach Towels for the pool or beach.
ADDITIONAL TOILETRIES/PAPER PRODUCTS. Each Condo will have a roll of paper towels, roll of toilet paper in each bathroom and a trash bag to get you started. However, if you are staying for several days you will need to purchase additional supplies.
GROCERIES, SEASONINGS, CONDIMENTS. You will need all the Basics such as, coffee, coffee filters, condiments, and seasonings. The island grocery store, THE BLUE MARLIN, is great for basics or more, and is just a short distance. There are also two larger grocery store chains on the mainland in Port Isabel, Walmart & HEB.
You will be provided with (1) parking space per condo. Please be advised that due to limited parking we cannot allow boats/trailers or rv's on property, all spaces are first come first served, especially during peak season.
How close is the Airport?
Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport is located just 30 minutes from South Padre Island.
Harlingen- Valley International Airport is located 45 minutes from South Padre Island.
Transportation is available to and from both airports via a shuttle. For more information on this service, please call RGV MetroConnect at 1-855-220-8827 (TOLL-FREE), 956-681-3550 (LOCAL), or visit the link http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html
Will I need a car to get around South Padre Island?
The City of South Padre Island offers FREE public transportation. "The Wave" has fixed and flexible routes serving South Padre Island, Port Isabel and Laguna Heights.
For more information, please call (956)761-8178. (Front office will have a brochure with the shuttle routes and schedules).
Can I bring my pet with me?
We do NOT allow pets.
Is smoking allowed?
We are a smoke-free resort; NO smoking is allowed inside OR outside of our Condos.