Enjoy the waters and shores of Texas and the Gulf of Mexico on an island vacation this Easter. There are plenty of things to do and see that can make your Easter trip as packed full of adventure or as relaxing as you like. Enjoy the Texas warmth, fun, and the sand and water at the beach along the Gulf of Mexico. The beach and water is a top priority any time of year, but there are an array of holiday and year-round easter activities in Port A you’ll want to experience as well. 

Easter Services 

If you celebrate the religious meanings behind the holiday, you’ll still be able to on vacation. There are a number of churches of various denominations on the island. Contact your preferred place of worship and inquire about service times and locations. Some may even hold sunrise services on the beach! 

Easter Dinner 

You can choose to stop by the local market and pick up what you need for a delicious meal at your rental. You can also choose to take a break from preparing the elaborate meal. If the latter sounds more relaxing, tap one of the several Port A restaurants open on the holiday. Some will exclusively offer the traditional Easter meal, while others will offer it alongside their regular menu. Contact your restaurant of choice to find out all the details, and ask about delivery or pick up, too. 


Spend your time on the beach this Easter. Pack up your gear and head out for a day on the sand or playing in the water. Spread out your beach blanket and plant your beach umbrella for a day of lounging on the sand with a book or step out into the sun for a little sunbathing. Swim in the waves of the Gulf, change up your exercise routine, or set up for a picnic on the sand. 

Marine Life 

Charter a tour in search of dolphins, whales, and other sea life that call the water around Port A home. Make sure to bring your camera to catch glimpses of the majestic animals, as well as the breathtaking views of the Gulf. Daytime and sunset tours are available from many companies, and some may allow you to bring your own snacks and drinks. 

Glowing Kayak Tour 

Enjoy a different way to kayak the waters around Port A this Easter: board a unique clear kayak that’s lit up by special underwater LED lights! The clear boat gives you to see not only the multiple colors of LED light settings, but also the underwater world beneath you. Set the lights to your personal preference of color and style. Paddle along as your tour guide points out landmarks and provides an abundance of knowledge and history about the area on the 1.5-hour nighttime cruise under the stars.  

Red Dragon Pirate Cruise 

If you’re looking for the whole family this Easter, sail the high seas like the pirates of old! Cruise the waters of the Lydia Ann Channel and enjoy dolphin watching, sword fighting, treasure hunting, cannon fire, and loads of pirate fun! Bring your camera to capture all the memories and pirate mischief. Enjoy soft drinks and snacks, as well as beer, wine, pina coladas, rum, tequila, and whiskey-based drinks for the adult pirates aboard. 

Surf Camp 

Hang 10 on the crashing waves of the Gulf when you try windsurfing or traditional surfing along the Port A coast. Learn from professional instructors during private lessons that will give you the skills to prepare you to rent your own board and surf the waves on your own. 

Undersea Adventures 

There are several companies that take water fun below the waves. Experience a snorkeling or SCUBA diving tour where you’ll plunge under the water to see a side of Port A and the Gulf of Mexico you can’t see from above. Ask about age restrictions before booking, and make sure to get SCUBA certified before you attempt a dive without a skilled instructor. 

Jet Skis 

Slice through the waters of the Gulf at top speed. There are several companies that rent jet skis for more fast-paced water excitement. Contact your company of choice and ask about rates as well as age restrictions for passengers and drivers. You may have to obtain a Texas boating certificate before piloting a craft yourself, even during a group tour. 

Easter in Port A 

When you stay in a vacation rental in Port A provided by The Dunes, you’ll enjoy easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf. We’re also close to many other area attractions in Port A, tours, shopping, dining, and activities the area has to offer. We offer one-bedroom units all the way up to three bedrooms for your larger group.  

Prepare a delicious home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space for a movie or to relax. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio or spend some time near the pool. 

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