Corpus Christi offers both beachside fun and big-city amenities. We’ve compiled a list of coastal lodgings for a relaxing stay by the beach.

Emerald Beach Hotel

1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi

The Emerald Beach Hotel has a certain low-key, mid-century modern charm—the late Las Vegas casino developer Wilber Clark commissioned the property in the 1960s—and is the only downtown hotel on the beach.

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Omni Corpus Christi

900 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi

The rooms’ upscale beach decor includes driftwood lamps with linen shades, glass flower vases filled with shells, and oversized conch shell sculptures.

V Boutique Hotel

701 N. Water St., Corpus Christi

Built in the early 1920s, this hotel in the heart of downtown Corpus Christi is full of fascinating history.

Capri Beach Hotel

2902 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi

This pet-friendly hotel sits next to the USS Lexington Museum and the Texas State Aquarium.

Gulfstream Condominiums

14810 Windward Dr., Corpus Christi

Sitting right next to the beach, these condos feature a swimming pool, shuffleboard court, and jacuzzi.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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