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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Overview of South Padre Island Activities

The only South Padre Island company to Parasail in the Gulf of Mexico.

Come aboard one of our 32 1/2 foot Paracraft Parasail Boats. Fly single, double or triple. Boats will accommodate from one to six people. Bring your camera, friends and family! See the Island while flying 600 feet in the air. Save with our best price daily cash specials.

Boarding right from the beach into our dinghy shuttle boat and enjoy the thrilling ride to and from the Parasail boat. Experienced United States Coast Guard Licensed Captains with professional trained crew.
  • Be safe and Parasail in the open ocean waters with no obstacles to worry about.
  • Remember to purchase a souvenir Parasail t-shirt, cap or fanny pack at the rental cabana. Boat schedules every 30 minutes.
  • Locations: Pearl South Padre Island Hotel, Isla Grand Beach Resort and Sapphire South Padre Condominiums.
Banana Boat Rides on South Padre Beach and Bay
  • Banana Boat Rides in the Gulf of Mexico. Boat will accommodate from 1 to 6 people.
  • Banana Boat schedules every 20 minutes. Fun for all ages! See the South Padre Island shoreline as you ride the Banana Boat up and down the coast line.
No need to leave the beach to find the most thrilling ride offered on South Padre Island. Ride the Banana Boat with Sonnys Beach Service located at the Isla Grand Beach Resort, Pearl South Padre Hotel and Sapphire Condominiums.

No Matter Where You Stay, Come and Play On the Beach. Public Welcome!
Umbrella and Chair Rentals on South Padre Island Beach

Commercial grade Umbrellas with comfortable Lounge Chairs. No matter where you stay you are welcome to come enjoy our beach services.
  • We are located at the Isla Grand Resort, Pearl South Padre Hotel and Sapphire Condominiums.
  • Beach attendants on duty and they are just full of information about South Padre Island and waiting to share it with you.
Umbrella and chair rentals open at 9am daily, weather permitting.
Jetski Waverunner Rentals on the Bay
  • Wave runners for one, two or three people. Fast, New Yamaha Wave-runners.
  • Enjoy a thrilling ride in the Laguna Madre Bay.
While you're in the entertainment district check out Louie's Backyard and Tequila Sunset, they have great nightly entertainment and Louie's has some of the best dining on the Island.
Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Enjoy a full day or half day deep sea fishing. We are known as the "Red Snapper Specialists". You'll have fun and fish your limit with our experienced and friendly crew. We also catch Grouper, Shark, LIng, Kingfish, and Amberjack.

The fishing captains have years of experience fishing the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and put their skill and knowledge to work for you. providing a fishing adventure you will never forget!

Where can you go that you can fish all day and have a local restaurant cook your catch?
There are approximately 600 different species, but the most commonly caught fish are the red snapper, king mackerel, amberjack and pompano in the gulf.
South Padre Bay fishing in the blue waters off Texas draws a wide range of anglers to the region.
  • From passionate saltwater anglers to total newcomers. If you’re in the mood for fishing, then pack up your fishing gear and get ready for a thrilling day of Texas fishing.
  • South Padre Island Bay fishing can provide you with an all around fun and exciting fishing experience.
The primary fish that are caught in the area are the sand trout, whiting, croakers, sharks, and sheepshead, some excellent fighters. Kingfish and black drum are also caught in the area, another of the reasons why this area is great for beginner fishing.

Where can you go that you can fish all day and have a local restaurant cook your catch?
There are approximately 600 different species, but the most commonly caught fish are the red or black drum, spotted sea trout and southern flounder in the bay.
The Original Dolphin Watch at The Sea Ranch Marina

One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor.

One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting South Padre is a cruise with us. Share the thrill of meeting bottlenose and spinner dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in mankind.

The Original Dolphin Watch began in 1988 at American Diving with tourist requesting a ride on our boats to go out and see our islands dolphins. Since that time the Dolphin watch has become the most popular form of eco-tourism on South Padre Island.
American Diving offers snorkel trips, dolphin watch excursions, diving adventures, scuba charters, snorkeling lessons, diving certification, and scuba equipment sales.

A dive center which takes you from the office to the hot sandy beaches of the Mexican border. You can share this excitement with other divers and snorkelers in the deep blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Visit state-of-the-art training facilities, and dive and snorkel from U.S. Coast Guard documented and inspected vessels.

Diving offers beauty, challenge and excitement.
Eco-Tour Cruise

The Ecology Tour begins with the crew of the "Double Sunshine" dragging a net on the bottom of the bay and bringing up live specimens of marine life.
  • The sea life is then put into our living salt water laboratory where the Captain gives a presentation on what has been brought up in the net.
  • After the Eco Tour presentation the Double Sunshine continues the excursion following the dolphin pods along the Devil's Elbow.
Friday Night Fireworks on the Bay Cruise

The city of South Padre Island has Friday night fireworks on South Padre Island from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Experience the fireworks from a boat cruise.

Join The Original Dolphin Watch at the Sea Ranch Marina and celebrate island life with a bang all summer long! These are three hour trips that include the dolphin watch, sunset cruise, and the fireworks in the bay.
South Padre's Best Weddings are setup by Sammi Kaye using professional equipment and the island's most reliable partners for a complete worry-free experience.

We offer a one stop shop for all your wedding needs. We'll make sure every detail is taken care-of, you just show up and smile!

Have the wedding you've always dreamed of on the beach with Sammi Kaye and her team of local professionals. We'll maximize the ambiance of our Island's white sands, blue water and tropical climate for your unique wedding experience.

Sammi Kaye and her team will ensure your wedding ceremony is the fantastic event you'll treasure for a lifetime.

You deserve the best on your special day...

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Sonnys Beach Service South Padre Island

"Best on the Beach" No matter where you stay - come and play on the beach!
call (956)761-5556 or visit our contact page for details on each location

Hours of operation 9am to 6pm daily, weather permitting March through September