April 20, 2018

Sandfest 2018 is here!

Texas SandFest — the largest Native-Sand Sand Sculpture Competition in the USA — is an internationally recognized 3-day family event that draws sculptors and tens of thousands of visitors from around the world each year to Port Aransas. Join us this year for some amazing sand sculptures, food, live music, kids activities — and shopping for jewelry, arts & crafts, clothing, furniture, souvenirs & more in the vendor area.

Sandfest 2018

Plenty of Adventure

Mustang Island is full of activities, fun, and adventure. You can find all sorts of things to do and try.  If you are looking to get started some of the most common activities can be found below.  We provide some information to help you get going and some local links that can get you in touch with the right people.

Current Events

Port Aransas has events, festivals, concerts and more all year, especially in the summer.  Check this list of happenings often, you don't want to miss anything!  Current Events    Big events include Sand Fest, Spring Break, fishing tournaments, wind surfing events, and much, much more.

Fishing & Deep Sea Fishing
Bluefish, Amberjack, Drum, Bass, Flounder, Amberjack, Sanpper, Shark & Tuna. We have some of the best fishing in the world off the coast of South Texas. Group charters for deep sea fishing, classes for novices, or a pro shop to get some tips, we have everything you need and more. You will need to get a fishing license.

Fishing Boat

Fishing Boat

Bait & Tackle Shops


Port A Outfitters

The Saltwater Line

Deep Sea Fishing

Surfing & Windsurfing
Catch a wave...The Texas Coastal Bend is one of the windiest places in the world, making it the perfect place to windsurf.

Surf Shops



Notorious for bird watching, our wetlands and coastlines support a diverse and unique habitat year around, while many avian visitors stay for the winter, or pass through on their way further south. If you are into nature, this is a great place to be.



Bird Watching Info

Jet Skis & Kayaking
Beach toys everywhere. In addition to Jet Ski's and Kayaks, we have golf carts, bikes, skim boards, paddle boards, and all the accessories. Fun in the sun is



Jet Ski & Kayak Rentals

Hiking & Horseback Riding
Go for a stroll on the beach, or on a hiking trail at one of the many parks. We have plenty of nature to enjoy. And whether you are being fun, romantic, or just relaxing, a horse ride on the beach can be a great way to spend an afternoon or evening.

Horse on the beach

Horse on the beach

Horseback Riding

Hiking Info

We have sailboats, speedboats, yachts, and cruisers. Rent one and have someone drive it for you, drive it yourself, or bring your own. Whatever you like, we can do it.

Boating Charters & Marinas


(361) 244-7100

Roger Powers

Beachside Townhomes
1813 S Eleventh St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 244-7100