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Bay Wind Sailing Charters

Looking for a sailing adventure in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico? Look no further than Bay Wind Sailing Charters. Our experienced captains will take you on a thrilling sail through the bay, with breathtaking views of the coastline and islands. From small family-owned businesses to large corporate fleets, Bay Wind Sailing Charters can accommodate any size group.

We offer sailboats ranging from 14 feet up to 54 feet in length, with prices starting at just $299 per person for a two-hour sail. Our fleet includes both double-enders and catamarans, so you can choose the perfect vessel for your sailing experience. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced sailor, we have the perfect sailing charter for you.

0.20 miles away

Port Isabel Historical Museum

The Port Isabel Historical Museum is a small museum in the town of Port Isabel, Texas. It was founded in 1899 and has since accumulated a collection of artifacts related to the history of the town and its surrounding area. The museum is open on Saturdays from 9 am to noon, and by appointment.

The museum's collection includes items related to the town's early days as a cattle ranch, its role as a shipping port, and its later years as a bedroom community for Corpus Christi. There are also exhibits on local history, including memorabilia from television shows such as "Dallas" and "The Glass House". The museum also contains a small collection of traditional Mexican folk art.

0.45 miles away

Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site

The Port Isabel Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouses in Texas and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lighthouse is located on a small island next to the mouth of the Rio Grande River in Port Isabel, Texas. The current lighthouse was built in 1852 and is made out of cast iron. The lighthouse is open to the public for tours from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is also used as a filming location for movies and television shows.

0.51 miles away

Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier

Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier is a great place to fish in Port Isabel. The pier is located at the end of a long pier. There are several good spots to fish here, but the most popular spot is the dock next to the bait shop. You can also try fishing from the boat dock, or from one of the poles that are set up near the pier.

The pier has a few restaurants, bait shops, and a gas station nearby. The pier is open from sunrise to sunset, and there is a fee for fishing.

0.55 miles away

South Padre Island Welcome Sign

South Padre Island is a small island located off the coast of Texas. It is known for its white sand beaches, clear waters, and lush vegetation. The island is also home to Port Isabel, a historic port that is now a popular tourist destination. The welcome sign in Port Isabel honors the island's history and its visitors. The sign features colorful photographs of the island and its inhabitants, as well as the English and Spanish words "Welcome to South Padre Island."

2.95 miles away

Southern Wave Sailing Charters

The Southern Wave Sailing Charters fleet includes five sailboats: the Vector, the Fathom, the Pride of Port Isabel, the Encounter, and the Bayou Belle. The Vector is a 36-foot catboat that can accommodate up to 12 passengers. The Fathom is a 43-foot sloop that can accommodate up to 16 passengers. The Pride of Port Isabel is a 50-foot boat that can accommodate up to 20 passengers. The Encounter is a 52-foot boat that can accommodate up to 24 passengers. The Bayou Belle is a 57-foot boat that can accommodate up to 28 passengers.

The Southern Wave Sailing Charters fleet also includes two dive boats: the Rhapsody and the Melody. The Rhapsody is a 36-foot dive boat that can accommodate up to 10 passengers. The Melody is a 37-foot dive boat that can accommodate up to 12 passengers.

The Southern Wave Sailing Charters fleet offers several types of tours: sunset cruises, deep sea fishing tours, shark dives, cave dives, island tours, and whale-watching tours. Sunset cruises offer views of Corpus Christi from the Gulf of Mexico while deep-sea fishing tours take guests out onto Pad

3.26 miles away

Jesus Christ of the Fisherman Statue

The Jesus Christ of the Fisherman Statue Port Isabel is a 12-foot-tall bronze statue located at the junction of U.S. Highway 191 and Texas State Highway 35 in Port Isabel, Texas. The statue was created by sculptor William A. Gustafson.

The statue depicts Christ as a fisherman, with a rod and reel in hand. The statue is one of Gustafson's most popular works and has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers. The statue is often visited by tourists who come to see its unique design and historical value.

3.52 miles away

South Padre Island Jetties

South Padre Island has a long history of seafaring. The islands were first explored by the Spanish and were used as fishing and trading outposts by the French and British. The US Army established Fort Brown on South Padre Island to protect US interests during the Mexican-American War.

Today, South Padre Island is a popular tourist destination with over a million visitors each year. The island is home to several jetties, including Port Isabel Jetties, which are used for fishing and recreational boating. The jetties are also used for loading and unloading cargo and for docking boats.

3.75 miles away

Boca Chica Wildlife Refuge

The Boca Chica Wildlife Refuge is a place where visitors can explore some of the most beautiful and untouched coastline in Texas. The refuge encompasses almost 1,000 acres of salt marshes and mangroves, and offers visitors access to abundant wildlife including alligators, ospreys, and pelicans. The refuge also includes two visitor centers with exhibits on the history of the area and its wildlife.

4.98 miles away

The White Sands Motel is an excellent, budget-friendly accommodation that provides easy access to the city's most sought after attractions; book this Port Isabel hotel today!


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