Welcome to Port Aransas Texas

Port Aransas is a unique coastal Texas beach town.   A sub-tropical island resort nestled among miles of open beaches, white sand dunes and protected wetlands. Located on Mustang Island, on the Gulf of Mexico, Port Aransas has the feel of a fishing village with the class of a resort resulting in relaxing, easy going lifestyle. Enjoy the sites and sounds of the abundant nature, seashore breezes, calming scenic views, world class fishing and friendly people.


Port Aransas, Mustang Beach Airport, TX
Last Updated on Dec 20 2014, 12:55 pm CST
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Temperature: 55.0 F (12.5 C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind: North at 9.2 MPH (8 KT)
Wind Chill: 52 F (11 C)

Port Aransas and Mustang Island are separated from North Padre Island by the Packery Channel. The man made channel was dredged just a few years ago. The Packery Channel Jetty is the southern most tip of Mustang Island about 17 miles from the Port Aransas Jetty on the northern tip of Mustang Island. The Port Aransas Jetty and the Saint Joseph Island Jetty guard the Corpus Christi Ship Channel slicing the largest cut in the island chain. Port Aransas benefits by immediate Gulf Of Mexico access through the protected ship channel.

Being in Port Aransas Texas is a unique experience that offers both the young and young at heart a wonderful lifestyle and many memories. Whether just visiting or have made the choice to become an local it doesn't take long to know why so many visitors to Port Aransas have become resident of Mustang Island. Port-Aransas.net hopes to bring visitors Mustang Island and Port Aransas area a taste of what our local Nueces County beaches, and community have to offer. Look for videos, photos of Mustang Island, Padre Island, Padre Island National Seashore, Port Aransas Birding locations  you browse the site. Port-Aransas.net is continuously adding and updating our site with more information on fishing locations and maps, Mustang Island and North Padre Island surf report and forecasts, hotels, vacation rentals for Port Aransas and Mustang Island.

One of the greatest benefits of Port Aransas is location, location, location! Port Aransas is situated a short 30 minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi (the 8th largest Texas city) yet provides immediate boat access to the Gulf of Mexico through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.  Modern convenience meets world class fishing, family fun and many outdoor activities to view and things to do.

Port Aransas and Mustang Island benefit from an average annual temperature of 71.2 degrees offering year round outdoor activities such as fishing, birding, surfing, kayaking, kite boarding, hiking,swimming, tennis, horseback riding, sailing, golfing, swimming, shopping windsurfing, camping, snorkeling, bicycling, beachcombing, relaxing on the beaches and more.