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Address: , Port Aransas, TX
Phone Number: 361-290-0414
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Activities: Swimming, Kayaking
Description: Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has...
Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.
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Great expanse of beach

Port Aransas beach is extremely large. It has driveable access and you can park on it provided you buy a beach permit from one of the local petrol stations. Sand is white and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Bisley, United Kingdom
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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Had a nice relaxing weekend with my honey, clean and friendly people. No jellyfish! No bad smells and great people watching!

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very clean, it was back to school week so there was hardly anyone there. So peaceful and quiet, the water felt amazing!

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Bisley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Port Aransas beach is extremely large. It has driveable access and you can park on it provided you buy a beach permit from one of the local petrol stations. Sand is white and clean. Surf great for body boarding, fishing and bathing. Toilet facilities available. Great location especially out of season!

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Texas
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful beach. Be sure to get a beach pass. You can pick one up at the IGA grocery store or Stripes. I think it was about $12, and it's good til the end of the year.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The beach isn't in California or Florida so the water isn't pretty but it's a fun and safe beach for family to gather and usually pretty clean. Since we live in Corpus Christi, this is our beach of choice!

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Rockport, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best beaches anywhere,not just in Texas! Easy access for any vehicle or RV, If you pay attention to the road condition signs! It gets badly washboardy, but if you take it sliw-Like The Signs Say!- you will be fine! Word of warning! NOT a good tent or tent trailer site because of the wind! There... More 

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Pipe Creek, Texas
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Texas beaches are so hit and miss, especially in this area. There is no powdery sand and usually at least a bit of seaweed and other beach debris. I love the beach though, so we still go, but they are usually a little dirty and super crowded. Still a good time, but be prepared with a rake and some towelettes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The beach at Port Aransas was beautiful. We have been visiting there for many years but this year it is terrific. There was no seaweed in the water or on the beach and absolutely no trash. The water was clear all the way to the shore. Still lots of people but had a lot of space to put down our... More 

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Burnet, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We booked out hotel in Ingleside not realizing how close we were to Port Aransas so this was a treat for everyone! We had planned to go to our favorite beach but really enjoyed the convenience of Port Aransas Beach. We went the entire weekend. It was super clean and had shower stations and portable bathrooms. At one end of... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The beach was beautiful this year, no seaweed, no jelly fish. Very clean & water was warm! Had a blast riding the waves!

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