Skimboarding in South Padre Island, Corpus Christi, Texas USA

Wave quality:
Regional classic
Wave type:
Wave direction:
Left and right
Good wind direction:
Northwest, west, southwest
South Padre Island is a resort town in Cameron County, Texas, U.S. This amazing island is known for its white, sunny beaches. No matter what your interests are, South Padre is available to fulfill them.

Choosing to spend your holidays in this place, gives you the opportunity to feel what is called, best summer vacations. The island offers plenty of fun alternatives such as sea and wind activities, wild parties, many events, nightlife, wildlife observation and the most important of all, the chance to immerse yourself  in the unlimited sea beauty. So, visit this place and don’t miss to exercise the most enjoyable activity, skimboarding.

The wave type is beach-break with regional classic quality and left and right directions. The normal wave length is short (50 m/164 ft) and on good days (on a good, solid hurricane or cold front swell) long (50-150 m/164-492 ft).  Swing your body at northwest, west and southwest, best wind directions and enjoy your best skimboarding. After an amazing day, it is worth trying spicy Mexican food.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Corpus Christi
178 miles, 286 km, 2 hours 54 minutes
Follow the US_77 S.
BY CAR FROM San Antonio
291 miles, 469 km, 4 hours 29 minutes.
Follow the I_37S and US_77 S.
Bronsville South Padre International Airport,
34,5 km (22 miles)


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