There are times when you just need a little escape to the beach, and sometimes it just happens that you need to getaway on a holiday weekend! There’s plenty of benefits to celebrating the holiday away from the daily stresses of life back home, and where better to take off to than Port Aransas, Texas? With miles of wide, sandy beaches and days filled with the island lifestyle, it’s the perfect destination for a little Easter escape. When you’re not celebrating Easter, you’ll find your days are filled with lounging shoreside, exploring state parks, and dining out at fantastic local restaurants. It’s truly all you could want for an Easter vacation, and dare we say even more than you could want. If you’ve been thinking about an Easter vacation to Port Aransas, Texas, then read on below!
Attend an Easter Service in Port Aransas
Those looking to attend an Easter service in Port Aransas will find they have several options, from denominational churches to interdenominational services. In the past, the city has put on a community-wide interdenominational sunrise service, beginning on Sunday at 7 AM at Robert Points Park, overlooking the water. Other churches that will be holding Easter services include Trinity by The Sea Episcopal, St. Joseph Catholic Church, First Baptist Church, and Community Presbyterian Church. In the past, Trinity by the Sea has also hosted their own sunrise service, just be sure to double check their website before you go! From those just looking for a bit of holiday festivities to those looking for a certain denomination, you’ll find plenty of options in Port Aransas!
Dine Out at Easter Brunch in Port Aransas
Visitors to Port Aransas will find they have quite a few options for dining out for Easter brunch in Port Aransas, from bistros offering menus with fresh seafood, to oceanside spots with the best mimosas. Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill has always been a popular brunch spot on the island, with lots of breezy porch seating and an extensive brunch menu featuring delicacies like Steak and Hash, Biscuits and Gravy, and Migas. The Black Marlin Bar and Grill is another well-loved spot for Easter brunch in Port Aransas, and past Easter’s they’ve thrown their own egg hunt around 11 AM. Castaway’s Seafood and Grill also offers a brunch menu, complete with tasty additions like their Croissant Crab Sandwich and Stuffed Waffles. The Port Royal Ocean Resort holds an annual Easter buffet, with music and mimosas in a festive and celebratory atmosphere!
Relax and Spend Your Days on the Beach
What’s an Easter vacation to the beach without getting in some quality beach bum time? When you stay with us in Port Aransas, you’ll find beautiful beaches right at your fingertips—even right outside your front door! Port Aransas Beach is one of the more popular spots in town, boasting miles of blue-green gulf water and sandy shores where you can lay out for hours. You can get some fishing in at Horace Caldwell Pier, which stretches over 1,000 feet into the Gulf, along with a pristine beachfront that’s great for enjoying the sunset. If you’re looking for a more remote beach destination, you could always drive down the island and look for access points further down, such as the Port A Beach Access and Access Road 2.
Visit Mustang Island State Park
On the neighboring Mustang Island, you’ll find beaches of unspoiled beauty, and lots of wildlife watching. With over five miles of shoreline, there’s plenty of room to swim, surf, and play in the sun. During the spring migration, you’re likely to see a variety of migratory seabirds, as well as birds local to the island year-round like white-winged doves and brown pelicans. You can also bring your own kayak, as the park offers the Mustang Island State Park Paddling Trail, three segments of waterways in Corpus Christi Bay. Over 20 miles of trails traverse some of the top shallow-water fishing areas in the state. Going on a kayaking trip through the park is another fantastic way to wildlife watch up close and personal!
Reserve Your Easter Vacation Home in Port Aransas Today!
From days spent frolicking on the beach, to evenings listening to the waves crash against the shore from the comfort of your vacation rental, an Easter vacation to Port Aransas is truly a thing of bliss. When you’re reserving something as important as a holiday vacation, you want to know you’re in good hands—and with us at The Dunes Condominiums, that’s exactly what you’ll get! Featuring recent upgrades to the facilities, and with a family-friendly environment that’s only steps from the beach, you can’t beat our location when it comes to accommodations in Port Aransas. We offer an array of one-, two-, and three-bedroom condos perfect for an Easter escape to the beach! If you’d like to learn more about our Port Aransas Easter vacation rentals, visit our website or pick up the phone and give our friendly staff a call today!