Padre Island features several beach options and Bob Hall pier ideal for fishing and surfing. The Island, as locals call it, offers some of the area’s best dining options and nightlife. Check out Waves Resort featuring a waterpark, e-sports gaming center, gourmet restaurant and so much more! Padre Island also features a Texas-style way to explore the beach – on horseback! This popular attraction is open to both beginners and advanced riders. Need to reintroduce yourself to nature? The Padre Island National Seashore is a sight to be seen. The longest undeveloped stretch of barrier island in the world. There are 70 miles of sand and shell beaches, windswept dunes and warm waters. The Padre Island National Seashore is the most important U.S. nesting beach for the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. There is so much to see here!