Shoreline Management

South Padre Island is committed to preserving and restoring the local beaches to maintain our quality of life and sustain the local tourism-based economy. Through the years it has received many accolades as being one of the most desirable coastal communities in the nation.

  • The City has recently received the honor of being designated the "the most accessible beach in Texas" by Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson.
  • The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) named South Padre Island one of America's Best Restored Beaches of 2009 for the second time since 2005.

The City works extremely hard to protect and maintain our beach to ensure that our citizens and visitors can continue to have memorable and enjoyable experiences.

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News & Notices

  • Request for Qualifications for the SPI Wind and Water Sports Park
    The City of South Padre Island is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) until 2:00 pm on Friday, October 4th, 2019 from experienced engineering and consulting firms to provide services for the South Padre Island Wind and Water Sports Park (P...
  • Shoreline public restrooms survey available
    The City of South Padre Island Shoreline department invites the community to take a short survey regarding the Island’s public restrooms.
  • Dune Brochure
    Dunes play a large role here at South Padre Island. They support healthy coastal habitats for a wide variety of species, serve as a first line of defense against storms, and keep our beaches form eroding. Curious about permitting for your dunes, Cit...