Find Your Stretch of Sand.

Smell the salt and sunscreen. Feel the warm sand between your toes. Breathe a little deeper. You have arrived.
In Port A, the warm Gulf waters and soft Texas sand fulfill the longing that is soul deep. The internal drive that brings you back year after year is satisfied when you set foot on the 18 soothing miles of uninterrupted public shoreline, open for street-legal vehicles and all things beachy. This is where the warmth of the sunrise can fill the soul. Make your way to Port A.

Beach Day Activities

With such a gorgeous beach, the options for beach day activities are truly endless. Grab a surf or boogie board and ride the waves, or test your balance on a stand-up paddle board.

Can I Drive on the Port A Beach?

Port Aransas has one of the few beaches in Texas that you are allowed to drive on. This makes it easy to bring all your items down to the beach for a beach day, fishing, or surfing. Hit the beach in your golf cart or your car and explore all the beautiful Port A coastline has to offer. Don't forget…

Dog Friendly Beach

Let your dog dig in the sand or jump through the waves as you give them their best day ever. They will smell and see all new sights, or maybe just some of their favorite ones. Your dog deserves some fun—but be sure to keep the on a leash while on the beach. This ensures safety and fun for everyone!

    Area Beaches


Port Aransas has been chosen for several great awards over the years highlighting its lovely beach and town. It is a top vacation destination and the perfect place to escape the stress of everyday life and hop on island time, where you can relax and unwind. 

Have your doubts? Let the experts convince you.

Portal to Port A

Beach Cam: Sea Gull Condominiums

This Port Aransas surf cam at Sea Gull Condominiums has a northeastern view of the beach and surf. The cam is located at 6649 Seacomber Dr., and can be used to watch waves roll in as cars and people pass. This surf cam also provides current…

Beach Cam: Sandollar Sity

The webcam at Sandollar Sity, located at 3038 On the Beach Dr., boasts a stunning eastward view of the beach. Watching this webcam will instantly transport you to the zen of the calming seaside waves.