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Great past time.

$12 to get in, two of which you get back for returning it back with your trash (as long as you turn... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
McAllen, Texas
So much fun!

My fiancé and I drove my Jeep Wrangler up on the beach, we went to both accesses 5 and 6. We... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Briana M
Euless, Texas
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“wheel drive” (17 reviews)
“beach access” (23 reviews)
“nude beach” (4 reviews)
South Padre Island, TX
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

$12 to get in, two of which you get back for returning it back with your trash (as long as you turn it in by 7:00pm). We were running around a mile or so from the 5th entrance. Quiet and beautiful with only a couple...More

Thank RayInTX
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I drove my Jeep Wrangler up on the beach, we went to both accesses 5 and 6. We absolutely loved it! My pup even came out there with us. It's $10 day fee and you can come and go as you please....More

1  Thank Briana M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We went on Monday at about 3 o'clock and had plenty of places to choose from. We were driving a Nissan Pathfinder and did have some trouble in the sand so we didn't go to far down. There are tons of seashells and the water...More

3  Thank jojojan1
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We came early in the morning for shell hunting and found no one there at 8:00am collecting fees. They start around 10:00am manning the booth and charging $10 for beach access. They give you a plastic bag for trash carry out. A great idea. Sadly,...More

1  Thank Bart S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 days on the beach at beach access #6. We were able to drive onto to beach which was super great! No lugging your beach chairs and coolers long distance to the beach. The beach was clean, and had tons of sea shells...More

Thank mdmiranda
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We have a 4-wheel drive and love to get off the beaten track - drive to the Mansfield cut, and just enjoy being away from the crowds.

Thank Vicki63
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The only way to go to the beach for the day. Drive on, park, put up canopy, chairs, food beside your vehicle. No draging anything anywhere. Everything is right beside your vehicle.

1  Thank Nanabgl
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Always like to find a beach that you can drive and park on. Just what the doctor ordered ! Will definately be back.

Thank elonwil
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We enjoyed the drive along the beach but probably should have had four-wheel drive for the soft sand. Would have liked a fresh water hose to rinse off salt spray.

Thank clarke s
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We traveled the 6 hours south down to So Padre (flew into Houston) expecting much more. Beaches there are verrrrrrrry modest, narrow and there were people and cars elbow to elbow. We always enjoy any gulf beach anywhere so just writing this review to help...More

Thank Thomas S
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Sarah K
5 June 2017|
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Response from jeffreyf698 | Reviewed this property |
not if you go farther down the beach. some areas you might want 4 wheel drive to get thru the soft sand. once you are on the beach any car or truck is fine as the sand is packed down. its lots of fun. during the smmer it... More
31 January 2017|
Response from Windman69 | Reviewed this property |
Mild Congestion to moderate