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Southern Wave Sailing Charters

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Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 866-704-7245
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Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to...

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink while the South Texas sun puts on it's spectacular evening sunset show for you... this is the perfect way to end your day and start your evening. You can lay in the South Padre Island sun on our spacious trampolines or relax under the covered canopy. Most mornings, we'll snorkel in the waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island with delicious lunch. Afternoons may be spent Dolphin Watching, Picnicking or working on your tan. We have a grill on board so we can make your trip to South Padre Island special. In the evenings, we have a Sunset Dinner Cruise - the Chef grills an all-u-can eat Beef and Chicken fajita dinner picnic buffet style, grilled fish, jumbo grilled shrimp as appetizer, all you can drink bottled water and sodas, the hostess puts out fresh cut fruit platter, the musician plays great music. Of course in the summer, the Friday night fireworks are not to be missed.

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A group of us celebrated a friend's birthday with a sunset cruise. The service was wonderful with pillows, cushions and blankets at the ready. The music was perfect for cruising... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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South Padre Island, Texas
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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A group of us celebrated a friend's birthday with a sunset cruise. The service was wonderful with pillows, cushions and blankets at the ready. The music was perfect for cruising and the food was plentiful and delicious. I was very impressed when the chef cleaned the grill before cooking my veggie burger. Really nice because I hadn't even requested a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a GREAT time on this charter! The food was great, the music fun, and the atmosphere was really nice. Going the last week in January, it was a bit cold. We had extra sweatshirts but still found it a bit cold. I would recommend this tour to anyone coming to SPI!

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Mission, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our original cruise was cancelled due to the high winds and rescheduled for the next day, they called us a few days ahead to let us know the possibility of cancellation (due to the weather forecast) and offered us a different date. The crew were terrific and the food was quite good. The shrimp appetizer was flavorful, the fajitas with... More 

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Thank CathyDArizona
Gretna, Nebraska
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had perfect weather for our cruise and the staff, food and music were exceptional. We spotted dolphins, had great appetizers and dinner. This presents a good opportunity to view the Laguna Madre shoreline. I would highly recommend this tour for people of all ages.

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Thank uncledog
Edinburg, Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This dinner cruise is popular and now I understand why. The food was excellent. I actually thought the cruise would venture further into the bay, but the views along the shore up and down were quite interesting. The mood is quite festive. People were enjoying one another s .company and were friendly. The sunset depends on the type of cloud... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Although you don't go far (just down the bay a few miles and back again) the food, entertainment, and atmosphere was great!

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Thank Christina S
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Excellent food (fajitas and fried fish prepared on board), relaxing music, and wonderful weather - really a most pleasant evening out on the water. Sam, the first mate/steward, was very helpful and made the cruise a pleasure.

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Thank GrahamToal
Katy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

This was our first trip to SPI and our last evening we booked a sunset cruise. It was simply beautiful! The cruise, the food, the staff! This is a definite must to do before your trip comes to an end!

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Thank Lew R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We come once a year and always do the sunset dinner cruise. It is a highlight of our trip. Great food. BBQ'd shrimp followed by beef & chicken fajitas. Then fresh fruit for dessert and chocolates. Good live music be a solo guitarist. Lively crew. It is also a BYOB which is a money saver. DO NOT PASS UP THIS... More 

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Thank Ted L
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This was by far the most fun sunset cruise. The crew was so friendly and helpful. The food was delicious. The guitar player was exceptional. He sang beautifully. It was such a relaxing and peaceful evening. We met and visited with some very nice couples. This is a must do when on SPI

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