south padre island
South Padre Island is located due south of  North Padre island. With the various things to do in South Padre  island such as boating, fishing, surfing and diving, it is truly for the water enthusiast. If you are not interested in getting wet, your available activities there will be somewhat limited. South Padre was once a fishing village; now it is ranked as the one of the top beach destinations in the United States. Here are some of the popular things to do in South Padre Island.

Sea Turtles

The Sea Turtles Inc. was founded to protect all species of marine turtles. If you’re interested in seeing the turtles up close, this is the place to visit. Also, don’t miss your chance to see the turtles each spring as they are released back to the wild.