Port Aransas Beaches
Located 15 miles from North Padre Island is the city of Port Aransas Texas.
The beaches of Port Aransas are on Mustang Island in Nueces County. There are three main
beaches in Port Aransas. Starting at the northern most point of Mustang Island
is the Port Aransas South Jetty. Moving along the
beach to the south (toward North Padre Island)is the Nueces County Beach called
IB Magee Beach. Continuing South takes beach visitors past Beach Access Road 1 then past Beach Access Road 2
some 11 miles later.
Port Aransas South Jetty
The beach along the South Jetty in Port Aransas is a great location to spend the day. This
beach is easily accessed and is a large beach with plenty of parking. One of the great features
of this Mustang Island beach is its location next to the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Sitting
on the beach watching large ships, offshore fishing boats, commercial shrimp boats and other
marine watercraft go by adds a little something to the day at the beach. Be sure to watch for the
dolphins in the ship channel.
IB Magee Beach
This Mustang Island beach is where Horace Caldwell Fishing Pier
is located. The beach here has restroom and shower facilities along with RV and tent
camping available. The beaches allow vehicle access part are also have a partioned
parking area that provides for pedestrian only portion of the beach up to the waters edge.
These beaches run along the lenght of the city of Port Aransas past the Arnold Palmer]
designed golf course out to the city limits of Port Aransas.