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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We spent Thanksgiving at Island Retreat unit #25. It was a great experience. The unit is very inviting and comfortable. It is adorable, decorated in a soothing "shabby chic" style. Perfect for after a day on the beach! It's a plus that the unit is on the bottom floor. You can see the water from the balcony, and just open...

2Thank Danette P
CaseyIslandR, Front Office Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are very happy you have chosen to spend your holiday with the Island Retreat. Thank you for sharing how much you enjoyed your getaway. Happy travelers make it all worth it! Please continue to consider us when you feel the urge to have sand between your toes and listen to the waves roll in.

Fritch, Texas
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stayed in unit 248 which is privately owned and kept up very well, clean and cozy. We had our coffee on the balcony every morning and saw the sunrise and the waves coming in. Had a super great time in the awesome pool and on the beach. It was my best ever experience in Port Aransas and I have...

Thank rickytside41
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Resort grounds were great. Pool clean & very nice. Proximity to beach was great albeit a somewhat long walk - but super nice new boardwalk. Service was minimal but friendly & adequate. Room -- worn out. Tired furniture. Not enough dishes in unit that supposedly sleeps 10. Beds fairly comfy. AC worked great. Nice new tv but (get this) only...

1Thank Kat0808
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Everything is ok, except that the living room and the floor in the unit need to be really cleaned, I was very uncomfortable with my kids sitting in the living room sofas. Love island retreat and the spacious unit 41, all the utensils and enough room for 8. Clean bathroom. Grate location.

1Thank Vero02013
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We stayed in unit #4. It's an easy walk to the beach but too far to carry all the things that make hanging out on the beach fun. So, we drove and parked on the beach the day we wanted to stay out on the beach all day. The walls were paper thin, so we could hear everything said in...

Thank Marie M
Plano, Texas, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2013

A friend and I stayed here for a long weekend recently. She stays here each summer with her sister-in-law and knows me well enough to know I would not be happy in 'economy' digs so she upgraded us to a unit with a balcony. Good move on her part. Great ocean view and she kept saying how nice the room...

1Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Stayed at Island Retreat just a few weekends ago with my family. We had an excellent stay! ROOM When we made our reservation, I combed through the available units and took the virtual tour of each one to make sure I picked a unit that I liked. The one we chose (134) was renovated earlier this year and was in...

3Thank sagirl5
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This was by far the best place my family and I have stayed on the island. But I will probably never stay there again. After we arrived home I realized we had left a piece of luggage. We called immediately after our discovery. We still had family on the island that could pick it up but they would not take...

Thank AmberJoseph
Bulverde, Texas, United States
Reviewed 7 August 2013

For a business meeting, wedding, vacation travel or just a weekend get-away . . . what a wonderful place to spend your time. Boasting small to large accommodations with responsible leadership and capable employees, this island spot is convenient to shops, restaurants and night spots, yet peaceful and a great resting place for those who need a bit of "quiet"....

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stayed in unit #32 and enjoyed our stay. There were a few problems with some lights and the stove fan but the owner will take care of those. It was not a big deal. I was not happy with some of the towels provided by the resort. I did not know at the time I could call down and...

Thank 3longhorns

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Island Retreat

Address: 700 Island Retreat Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-6012
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: ₹ 4,092 - ₹ 6,480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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“First floor rooms can't see over the dunes. Third floor has best views, but cost more.”
 of 5 bubbles don_in_texas_9, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“check their website!”
 of 5 bubbles karengI5201JT, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Close to the beach, have a pools, beautiful area..”
 of 5 bubbles alberta548, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are all young (can climb stairs) and have $1,600.00 to spend for three nights, Unit 66 is good.”
 of 5 bubbles marylucoupland, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“134 is a great condo!”
 of 5 bubbles christinegK5589SD, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
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