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Frequently Asked Questions


What is there to do on South Padre Island?

Please see the Local Area Guide tab on our homepage for a list of some of our favorite things to do.     

  • 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.  We provide ONSITE Daily Towel/Linen exchange 7 days/week.  You will need to bring or purchase additional towels for the pool or beach.

ADDITIONAL TOILETRIES/PAPER PRODUCTS.  Our Condos will have a roll of paper towels, two rolls 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.

ENTERTAINMENT.   Each Condo has FREE WiFi, as well as HDTV's in the Living and Bedrooms w/DVD players.  Do bring a board game, some books or movies, in case of inclement weather.


Is parking free?

Suntide II Resort does not charge for parking.  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.


How close is the property to local airports?

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


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). 


How do I make my Reservation?

Reserve your Condo via our website, or call our Office at 1-800-237-4786 and we will be glad to help you reserve a Condo for your vacation. 

What is the age limit to reserve a Condo?

You must be 21 years or older to make a Reservation.

Is booking online secure?

Suntide II Resort implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a reservation.  We gladly accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.


Are Condos completely furnished?

Each spacious Condo is fully-furnished to comfortably accommodate from six to eight guests based on the Condo type you reserve.  We provide bath towels and bed linens during your stay.  Each Condo has a full Kitchen with all the major appliances and includes a coffee-maker, toaster, blender, & can opener.  


What if I have questions during my stay, who should I contact?

Suntide II Resort's On-Site Management Office is available 7 days/week, which means that unlike other resorts on the island, we can answer questions or help with a specific need quickly and efficiently.

Can I bring my pet with me?

Suntide II Resort does NOT allow pets.

Is smoking allowed?

Suntide II is a smoke-free resort; NO smoking is allowed inside OR outside of our Condos.