Always a family-friendly destination, Port Aransas offers more than just fishing. We’ve compiled a list of the top places to stay to make the most of your beach visit.

Tarpon Inn

200 E. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas

The inn’s appeal today stems from its wide, breezy porches and storied past. First constructed in 1886, the inn sits block from Port Aransas fishermans’ wharf.

Belles Sea Inn

630 Banyon Beach Drive, Port Aransas

The hotel consists of a honeycomb of rooms arranged around a circular pool and courtyard, a plant-filled breezeway, and an expansive patio.

Sea and Sand Cottages

221 E. Ave. E, Port Aransas

Brightly painted exteriors of petite, 1950s-era wood-frame houses open to simple, comfortable-enough inte
riors with kitchens for cooking your own shrimp.

Port Aransas Inn

1500 11th St., Port Aransas

The three-story “pink palace,” as regulars call it because of its pink stucco exterior, sits a block from the Gulf of Mexico and offers extras such as summer night poolside concerts and a pink basketball hoop.

Read more about the Port Aransas Inn

Port Royal Ocean Resort

6317 SH 361, Port Aransas

This resort is centered around the largest lagoon pool in Texas and offers nautical designs and outdoor patios.

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