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Andy Bowie Park

7300 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7712
+1 956-761-3704
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Excellent beach

Love this beach. Shallow waters for at least 100 yards out. My three year old was able to easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cara A
via mobile
Sundown Sessions featuring Claptone

Decorated german house dj makes a surprise appearance for Global Groove's local Sundown Sessions... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
David A
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Hikers and bird watchers will love the park's Laguna Madre Nature Trail, while windsurfers head for the bay side. The park also has playgrounds and picnic pavilions.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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“soft sand” (2 reviews)
“great fun” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
7300 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7712
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+1 956-761-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this beach. Shallow waters for at least 100 yards out. My three year old was able to easily play in the water without too much trouble. Very clean and has showers at entrance.

Thank Cara A
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Decorated german house dj makes a surprise appearance for Global Groove's local Sundown Sessions and had the residents of the rgv a delightful taste of some good ol' fashion balearic vibes to sunny south padre. The area was very well rearranged for this thus having...More

Thank David A
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

We are winter Texans who stayed in Andie Bowie park from December 2016 - April 20 17. If you're looking for lots of amenities this is not the place for you. It's an asphalt parking lot with FHU. There is one shower for men and...More

1  Thank sandrajNiagaraFalls
Reviewed March 2, 2017

I love Andy Bowie Park...there is so much to see and do!! Remember the wind is always blowing, so be prepared for that!!

Thank ColemanRanch
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

$10 fee. Parking lot and short walk through dunes to the beach. Big beach. Clean. Water much prettier than Corpus Christi and Galveston. Not many beach goers this time of year. Older people and some dog walkers.

Thank sjfulton4
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Get away from some of the crowd by heading to Andy Bowie Park - our Cameron County pass ($12.50/month for veterans or $25/month otherwise). Restrooms and nice uncrowded beaches were great!

2  Thank JSI2802
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Water was great, waves were good. Not crowded and clean ! Good surf fishing too. Shelling was good, firm sand for walking.

Thank jamanderson01
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I was only on the island for one rainy stormy afternoon. I thought I should at least check out the beach. Parking is $10 and the park has full facilities. I'll be back when the weather is nicer. There were literally a ton of dead...More

Thank TaylorPettit
Reviewed September 6, 2016

The beach and park area were very clean. Loved doing my yoga at sunset. Would return here if I have the opportunity.

Thank Marcella F
Reviewed May 17, 2016

First of all, the beach itself was beautiful! Maybe our expectations were a bit unrealistic for the end of April, but it was very crowded. 3-4 rows of umbrellas/chairs/tents do not make for a relaxing beach experience. Some people were also blaring music which is...More

Thank Sabine H
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