Waves Resort Corpus Christi
About the Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel
- Island resort less than 2 miles from the beach
- There are tons of on-site amenities, ranging from a full-service spa to escape rooms and virtual reality gaming
- It's only a short drive to pristine nature watching at Mustang Island State Park or Padre Island National Seashore
From its central location on South Padre Island, Waves Resort puts guests within arms reach of top attractions like the beach and Corpus Christi Bay. You can even find boat rentals or arrange horseback riding in the surf, all within 10 minutes of the hotel. There's also no shortage of activities on site: For instance, guests can get pro-tips from PGA-certified instructors on the resort's driving range or catch a movie at the outdoor theater, complete with a 42-foot-tall screen.
Rooms feel beachy and rustic — in a good way — thanks to reclaimed wood furnishings offset by pops of aqua and sea green. Most also come with balconies with island views. For families or large groups, we recommend upgrading to a Premier Room, which accommodates up to six guests.
The on-site Eats Epicurea restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and specializes in Tex-Mex classics. We recommend the tacos — the tortillas are handmade in house. Eats also offers Sunday brunch, where guests can listen to live jazz music.