Welcome to Port Aransas, your home away from home for the winter! 

Winter Texans flock to Port Aransas in the off-season to enjoy less crowds and warmer weather. Port A is the perfect home away from home and strives to make all its visitors feel welcome. Finding a place to stay and a golf cart to cruise around in are two of the most asked about when it comes to Winter Texans. 

Places to Stay

Finding the perfect place to stay for a month (or a few!) can be a challenge. Luckily in Port Aransas, there are tons of wonderful options for finding you the perfect home away from home. Whatever you are looking for, whether that is a pet-friendly place, something with a hot tub, no stairs, walkable to the beach, or golf cart accessible, you can find it in Port A. You can even bring your RV down and stay in one of the great RV sites in town! Several places also have special offers for Winter Texans! See those below.



Cinnamon Shore
  • When you stay in the Tarpon Tango property at Cinnamon Shore, use code WINTER15 for up to 15% off of your stay! 

Golf Cart Rentals

Getting around in Port Aransas can be a lot easier when you have a golf cart. From cruising down the beach for sunrise to driving around town looking for the perfect dinner location in the evening, a golf cart is the perfect transportation. Tons of great golf cart rental companies are offering Winter Texas specials for month-long rentals during the off-season. 



New Wave Vacation Rentals
  • Six-seater gas and electric golf carts are available rent for $500 a month. If you rent a property with New Wave, receive 10% off your golf cart rental. 
Coastal Ed's Coastal Carts
  • Get 10% off your golf cart reservation when you book by February 14. Use code: BeachReady at check out!

Where to Eat

With a plethora of tasty dining locations offered in Port Aransas, some offer specials for Winter Texans. Finding deals during your stay in Port A is a great way to stick to your budget while still enjoying all that this island has to offer. Below are some specials that are offered by local restaurants in town.  


Moby Dicks
All day every Wednesday enjoy all you can eat boiled shrimp with corn and potatoes for $17.99. Drink special of a $1.50 margaritas.
  • All day every Monday and Thursday, get 50% off wine bottles. 
  • All you can eat fish on Thursday starting at 4 p.m.!

Febuary Castaways Special


MacDaddy's Family Kitchen
MacDaddy's Daily Specials
Irie's Island Bakery
  • Hot and ready lunch specials are available each weekday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Tuesday & Wednesday: Kahuku Chicken Plate with your choice of avocado lime, red dragon, peanut, or ponzu sauces.
    • Thursday: Thick Cut B.L.T. on housemade Sub Roll with fresh-made Mayo 
    • Friday: Veggie or Chicken Fried Rice
    • They also offer chicken salad, egg salad, and shrimp salad sandwiches every day plus hot soups.
Fins Grill & Icehouse

Fins all you can eat shrimp flyer

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. enjoy a dolphin cruise while you have an amazing lunch from Fins!

Fins Special

Trout Street Bar and Grill

Trout Street Lunch Specials