BEST WESTERN on the Island

14050 S Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6026
Phone: 361/949-2300   |   Fax: 361/949-1883   |   40 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Escape to this Corpus Christi, Texas hotel located on beautiful Padre Island and enjoy convenient access to the beach, Texas A&M and Padre Island National Seashore.

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN on the Island where guests will be greeted with warm Texas hospitality and find unbeatable amenities for an affordable price in a location offering all the luxuries of island relaxation close to city excitement. Guests staying at this Corpus Christi hotel will enjoy well-appointed guest rooms featuring cable satellite television with HBO®, microwave, refrigerator and free high-speed Internet access, some with Corpus Bay views. Start the day off right with a complimentary full breakfast or with a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool. To help making traveling to South Padre Island even more comfortable, the BEST WESTERN on the Island features complimentary boat parking for all guests.

There is no better lodging choice than the BEST WESTERN on the Island while visiting South Padre Island TX. Guests can spend the day at the beach enjoying windsurfing, fishing and surfing or hiking and biking through nearby Padre Island National Seashore. Craving a little city life? Take a quick drive to downtown Corpus Christi, located just 12 miles away from the hotel. And no trip to South Padres Island is complete without participating in some local bird watching. What's more, the BEST WESTERN on the Island is also situated close to Texas A&M making this Corpus Christi hotel ideal lodging when visiting friends or family.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN on the Island is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Corpus Christi, Texas. Make a reservation today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Public areas accessible by physically challenged
  • Access ramps
  • Braille coded exits
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Bus/RV/Motorcoach/Boat Parking
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN on the Island

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BEST WESTERN on the Island

Conveniently located, the best western on the island in Corpus Christi, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 27.628095  /  Latitude: -97.223775


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 37. Head to Corpus Christi and exit South Padre Island Drive (SPID) to Padre Island 0.50 mile after crossing JFK Causeway Bridge. The BEST WESTERN On The Island is on the left.

BEST WESTERN on the Island

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

Constructed in 1941, the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Truax Field began training over 300 naval student pilots a month. Located in Corpus Christi on the stunning Texas Gulf Coast, the station's youngest pilot was former President George H.W. Bush – who graduated in the third class in 1943. 

More than 35,000 naval aviators were trained at the station since the end of World War II. By 1944, the station was the world's largest naval aviation training facility, encompassing 20,000 acres and six auxiliary air stations. 

The station was home to the United States Navy's Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, from 1951 to 1954. The station also houses the world's largest helicopter repair facility, Corpus Christi Army Depot and the Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi.

Oso Beach Golf Course

The Oso Beach Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 70 stunner in Corpus Christi. Make your way to the gulf coast of Texas and book a tee time for one of the premier golf experiences in the state. You'll find Oso Beach Golf Course just inland of the Corpus Christi Bay, adjacent to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Measuring in at 6,223 yards from the championship tee boxes, Oso Beach Golf Course will yield challenges to all levels of golfer. The 13th hole is often regarded as one to remember – a 180-foot par three requiring you to clear the water hazard onto the green, shooting into prevailing winds.

Padre Island National Seashore

TX Attractions

Padre Island National Seashore

Stretching over 70 miles, the Padre Island National Seashore is a remote barrier island is located along the southern Texas Gulf Coast.

Set near Corpus Christi, PAIS draws over 650,000 annual visitors.

Padre Island National Seashore features pristine beachfronts, and great windsurfing on the western region on the Laguna Madre.

Nature viewing is ideal thanks to Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, and bird watching along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.

Texas State Aquarium

TX Attractions

Texas State Aquarium

Set on the Corpus Christ Bay, the Texas State Aquarium is located in Corpus Christi, and home to a wonderful variety of marine life.

Conservation efforts and education remain an important focus for the aquarium staff. The aquarium features several must-see exhibits, including Dolphin Day, Stingray Flats, Swamp Tales, Islands of Steel, Floating Platforms, Eagle Pass, and Living Shores.

Schedule plenty of time while visiting this Texas Gulf Coast attraction. Daily shows and presentations include the Hawn Wild Flight Theater, Diver in the Water and the Dolphin Show.

The HEB Splash Park and Owen's Paleo Park are also fun activities for children.


More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Funtrackers Family Fun, Go Karts, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Mustang Island State Park
  • 12.00 mile(s) from downtown Corpus Christi
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Padre National Seashore
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Laguna Madre
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Centennial House
  • 15.00 mile(s) from greyhound racing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Cole Park Amphitheater
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Telephone Pioneer Museum
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Concrete Street Music
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Garcia Arts Education Center
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Harbor Playhouse
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Sidbury House
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Institution de Cultural Hispanic
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Asian Cultures Museum
  • 16.00 mile(s) from USS Lexington Museum
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Texas State Aquarium
  • 49.00 mile(s) from Wayne's World Safari
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Padre Staples Mall
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Sunrise Mall
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Peterson Development Company
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Crossroads Shopping Village
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Gulfway Shopping Center
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Lamar Park Center
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Renwar Inc.
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Corpus Christi Trade Center
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Bel-Aire Shopping Center

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Port Aransas
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Rockport
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Kingsville
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Park University
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Texas A&M
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Baptist Learning Center
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Howard Payne University
  • 9.00 mile(s) from University of Corpus Christi
  • 18.00 mile(s) from University of Texas

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 0.50 mile(s) from public boat launch and fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf course
  • 1.00 mile(s) from bay and gulf fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from ocean beaches for sailing, wind surfing, jet skiing, bay and gulf cruises
  • 5.00 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Mustang Riding Stable
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Jac-O-Mar Stables
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Pharaoh's Golf Club
  • 10.00 mile(s) from OSO Golf Course
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Gabe Lozano Sr Golf Center

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Pelican Lounge, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, dining and drinks
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Subway, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Whataburger, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Snoopy's, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, seafood and burgers
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Sushibar, bar/lounge, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Islander Cafe, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Farah's Waterhole, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, lounge
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Padre Pizza, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Good N Crisp Chicken, bar/lounge, International, open for: lunch, dinner, Fried Chicken
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Tsunami, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, dining and drinks
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Padre Cafe, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Island Italian, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Office Lounge, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, tropical dining and drinks

BEST WESTERN on the Island

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Corpus Christi. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2015

September 25 - October 31, 2015
2015 Fearshire Farms Haunted Attractions

Held every weekend from late September until the end of October, Fearshire Farms in Angleton looks to put the "fear" in "Fearshire" with Halloween themed attractions. Event times vary by day.

October 2015

October 17, 2015
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

Fight breast cancer with this 5K walk in Corpus Christi.

October 9 - 11, 2015
Rockport - Fulton Seafair

Rockport near Ingleside welcomes the fall season with a festival of parades, arts and crafts, entertainment, and gumbo cook-offs.

October 2015

October 16-18, 2015
55th Annual Texas Jazz Festival

Over 50 jazz artists and musicians will set up shop at Heritage Park in Corpus Christi for a three-day jazz festival, held each year. Set times and lineups are TBA.

October 31, 2015
2015 Dia de los Muertos Festival

A unique street festival in Corpus Christi celebrating the "Day of the Dead." Enjoy live music, Dia de los Muertos-themed crafts, artwork, and jewelry, a kids' area, and more. The festival start time is TBA.

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