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02/8/2024
Restaurants

Our Top 5 Local Restaurants in Port Aransas

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While you’re enjoying your Port A beach vacation, you’ll want to spend time at local attractions and enjoying the many activities the area has to offer. With all the fun and activity, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumple while you’re out. Take your taste buds on a trip through Port A while you explore the town. Here are our top 5 picks for local restaurants in Port Aransas.  Tortuga’s...

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02/8/2024
Things to do

What Is There to Do in Winter?

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Unlike other locales that may be covered in snow and ice, Port A enjoys comfortable temperatures year-round. You’ll find activities most places reserve for summer are still in full force. Hang out on the beach, go jet skiing, parasailing, and more. Explore below the cooler waves of the Gulf on underwater adventures like snorkeling and SCUBA trips, or keep to the land with sightseeing, shopping, dining, and live performances like...

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02/5/2024
Restaurants

Top Food Trucks to Try in Port Aransas

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The first food truck came out in 1936 and was, believe it or not, the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, a truck shaped like a hot dog used for advertising and for selling hot dogs to hungry diners. It didn’t take long for restaurants to take note, and although in the early days of food trucks, the food served could have been considered rather questionable, today they are the creators and sellers...

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01/11/2024
Things to do

Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Events and Activities in Port Aransas

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It may seem as if you just finished packing away the last of your Christmas decorations, but it is time to start planning your next gift-giving holiday, the most romantic one of the year. Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you want to retain your title of Gift Giver Supreme, we suggest a getaway to the beaches of Port Aransas and a stay in our romantic...

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12/27/2023
Vacation

Kick Off 2024 with a Trip to Port Aransas

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When that last bell chimes at midnight and the final sips of champagne are enjoyed, it won’t just signify that 2023 is over but mark the beginning of 2024 and a chance to do some things for yourself for a change. Perhaps your dream of travel will come true as you start a journey to Port Aransas, complete with a stay in our beachy escapes, enjoying peace, quiet, and all...

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12/14/2023
Property Walkthrough

Property Walkthrough: Unit 309

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As the activity level amps up over the holiday season, we at The Dunes want to tell you there is nothing wrong with taking a salt air therapy break on the beaches of Port Aransas. Even if it is a little too cold to frolic in the surf, the moments you spend sitting on the balcony of Unit 309, sipping your favorite beverage, and letting the salt air and sounds...

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11/29/2023
Holidays

Top Reasons to Spend Christmas 2023 in Port Aransas

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When the chaos of the holidays begin to get you down, it is time to start looking for new ways to celebrate, especially at Christmas. The way, we see it, you can either spend this fun and festive season cleaning, cooking, and dealing with cranky relatives as you lose the magic the holiday is supposed to bring or, you can spread your wings and fly south for an unforgettable Christmas...

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11/17/2023
Vacation

Plan Your Winter Trip to Port Aransas

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Proving that there is never a bad time to go to the beach, we at The Dunes have decided to help out our guests who are making plans for a winter journey to Port Aransas. The weather may be a little too chilly to swim or frolic in the surf, but the serenity that accompanies a beach vacation is ever present, providing the perfect backdrop to a vacation filled with...

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10/31/2023
Holidays

Guide to 2023 Thanksgiving in Port Aransas

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You blinked and it happened. The year is almost over, and the big holidays have arrived, bringing with them equal parts stress and excitement, starting with Thanksgiving. Most of us will stay home this holiday, cleaning our homes, causing our bank accounts to wince at the strain of the grocery budget, and cooking all our favorite foods, foods that our grumpiest relatives will complain about instead of enjoying the family...

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09/29/2023
Holidays

Spend Halloween 2023 in Port Aransas

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The holiday season has officially begun, and although Halloween has never really been considered a traveling holiday, with online schooling, working from home, and Fall breaks at schools, it is the ideal time to check out all Port Aransas has to offer! The weather is as close to perfect as can be, not too hot and not too cold, the skies are clear, and the charm and fright factor of...

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