Calling all beach-lovers! It’s time to end your quarantine and soak up some sun at South Padre Island. The beach is officially reopened to the public! However, city officials still request that all visitors practice social distancing on the beach and wear masks while shopping and dining. Of course, if you feel the need to continue quarantining, then do so! Staying safe is what’s most important.
If, on the other hand, you’d like to get out and about, what can you do on the Island right now? Read below to learn how the city is preparing for you and your family to make long-lasting memories safely.
Experience Local Flavors
From exquisite island cocktails to fresh seafood daily, South Padre Island is home to some of the best eateries! Now, you can enjoy them once again! Restaurants are taking the “SPI Cares” pledge to provide a clean and safe environment for you to dine-in and are enforcing serving a maximum of 25% occupants indoors. Local favorites offering curbside, delivery, or dine-in service include but are not limited to:
- Margarita’s Beach Bar & Grill
- Grapevine Café & Coffeehouse
- Longboard Bar & Grill
- The Painted Marlin Grille
Enjoy Family Fun
If you can’t get enough of the Island, enjoy visiting artisan shops as they start to reopen, or catch a movie at the Island Cinema. Theatres now have the go-ahead to serve at least 25% maximum occupancy. So, grab your tickets today! While on the island, you can also enjoy:
- Driving to Boca Chica Village for a peek at the Space-X Launch Site!
- The sounds and views of the wetlands on the South Padre Convention Centre boardwalk!
Free Things to Do
In between the shopping and thrills, you can enjoy exploring the Padre strip for the most popular photo opportunities at parks and statues on the island! Don’t forget to be on the lookout to pose in front of:
- Wyland’s Whaling Wall, located at 7355 Padre Blvd.
- The Butterfly Monument at Butterfly Park located at 4316 Gulf.