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“Best kept Texas beach secret.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Malaquite Beach

Malaquite Beach
Padre Island National Seashore, 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
361-949-8068
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Camping, Picnicking
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Owner description: This beach on Padre Island is a great camping and beach-going spot.
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Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Best kept Texas beach secret.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

The beach is on national park property so it is very clean and well maintained. Great family environment. Park people are very friendly and helpful. They have a special fat tire wheelchair that you can use for free. No places to eat so bring your own food & drinks.

Visited August 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“summer vacations 2013”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

great beach, clean, our 1st "family" vacations ever!
so we had to visit this beach was staying at SA but couldn't miss this beautiful beach.

we had a great time, the beach is clean, the only thing i didnt like
it was full of jelly fishes!!!

but my kids had a blast "catching" them...

Visited August 2013
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Tappan, New York
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“see my review under padre island ntl seashort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

excellent. must go. please see my review under padre island national seashort. Malaquite is one beach of the national seashore.

Visited July 2013
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Plano, Texas
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Nice Beach - May 2013!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Malaquite is pretty much secluded beach. if you can ignore seaweed then beach will leave you impressed. Waves are pretty high and intense which something to love while you are in the water.

they have nice showers and changing rooms available with few food options on the visitor center. Beach has clean white sand and lots of low flying birds. If you walk along the shore either side bit far then you will see lots of sand dunes which looks awesome.

it's a wonderful beach in corpus Christi in comparison to other Texas beaches. You have to pay $10/person as entree fees and the south padre shoreline entry gate.

Visited May 2013
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Springfield, Missouri
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Hatfield's 2013 Vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We had a great time it was our first time taking a vacation in TX and we spent a lot of time in the water.

Visited July 2013
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