Looking for an escape that involves the sun, sand, and water? Coast over to the beaches in Corpus Christi and add on some unique activities to ensure a memorable weekend in the Gulf Coast Capital for the whole family!

Horses on the Beach

It might sound like a scene from a romantic comedy, but a serene horseback ride on the beach is a unique and exciting way to tour the shores.


Rollin' Tide Boil Co.

Can’t decide between staying on the beach to watch the sunset or leaving for a delicious seafood dinner? This local business provides you the opportunity to do both! Enjoy a 3-hour private seafood dinner with all the trimmings and bonfire with this incredible service.



An Instagram-worthy picnic completely set up for you is sure to enhance your beach day. Choose Pretty Picnics for a customizable pop-up picnic and choose everything from the design to various add-ons, or test your art skills with Paint and Picnic while eating a delicious meal from French restaurant, Bien Mérité. Just arrive and it’s all set up for you. 


Sand Sculpting

Learn how to build an architectural work of art with just sand. Renowned sand sculptor Chip Cooper provides lessons on how to create your very own epic sand structure.


Jeep Rentals

While most of our beaches are easily driveable, our national park requires a 4x4 vehicle to drive on the beach so that you don't get stuck! Don't have one? No problem! Overland America has all your off-roading and camping needs so you can explore the world's largest undeveloped barrier island. Overland America provides Jeep, Bronco, and camping equipment rentals.


Surf Camps

If you’re interested in surfing in the area’s ideal conditions but are new to the water sport, have no fear: Padre Island Surf Camp and Texas Surf Camp offer single and group lessons for those looking to hone their skills and get the most out of their beach day.


Corpus Beach Rentals 

If you’re planning on relaxing while enjoying the sun, surf, and sand, enhance your experience with a rental from Corpus Beach Rentals. Choose from multiple package options that include canopies, beach chairs, coolers, games, tables, litter bags, and more, all tailored to the size and needs of your group. Can’t find the right package or need it for an extended period? Build your own with their custom package option. All you have to do is kick back, unwind, and they will handle the rest! 


Worldwinds Windsurfing 

Windsurf the longest undeveloped barrier island in North America with Worldwinds Windsurfing! Recognized as one of the top three destinations for windsurfing in North America, Worldwinds offers classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.