8 Beachy, Pet-Friendly Airbnbs in Port Aransas, TX

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When you think of Texas, you generally don’t envision swaying palm trees or white-sandy beach shores. But Port Aransas is different. This cozy town in the center of Mustang Island is dotted with tropical beaches, making it one of the hottest destinations for a getaway.

If you’re planning on spending some time in Port Aransas, then you’ll be happy to know that the entire area is relatively pet-friendly. Whether you find yourself out for a walk on Mustang Island State Park or splashing in the waves at I. B. Magee Beach Park, you and your beloved pet will love every minute of exploring Port Aransas, TX.

Because the town is so happy to host Fido or Fluffy, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of pet-friendly accommodations to choose from. Many of these homes are located within walking distance to the beach, so they’re the perfect choice for your sun-soaked vacation to Port Aransas.

1. Spectacular Port Aransas Beach Home with Pool

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Fees: $50 per pet per day.
Policies: 2 pet maximum. No aggressive breeds. Pets must have pre-approval.
Fence: Yes

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Looking for accommodation that can fit your large group or family gathering? Then the search is over, because this 2,600 square foot home has six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, and easily sleeps up to 16 people. The entire house was remodeled in 2020, so you’ll be one of the first guests to enjoy the brand new living spaces. There’s a living room on each floor, a massive gourmet kitchen, and even a pool house with a kitchenette, private bath, and outdoor shower.

But that’s not all! The upper-level deck is perfect for those evening meals, where you can enjoy breath-taking sunset views each night. There’s also a pool in the backyard, surrounded by palm trees and lush foliage that will complete your tropical getaway. And with a fenced-in yard, this Port Aransas Airbnb beach rental is great for Fido too!

2. Large House with Shipyard Views and Sauna

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Fees: $50 per pet per day.
Policies: 2 pet maximum No aggressive breeds. Pets must have pre-approval.
Fence: Yes

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Situated on a corner lot with shipyard views, this 2,300 square foot home has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Open the french doors and step out onto the deck to see nothing but nature in front of you (it’s the perfect spot for watching the colorful sunsets). Or you can head downstairs to the patio, where you’ll find a BBQ and dining room set.

The inside of the house is almost as impressive as the sweeping views. Each detail has been carefully thought out, from the flowing kitchen/dining area to the beautiful stone walk-in showers. There are also two living spaces, so you and your guests won’t have to fight over what to watch on TV. However, our favorite feature of the house is the sauna, where you can unwind after a long day at Port Aransas Beach. If you’re in the mood for a night out, be sure to check out this dog-friendly restaurant, The Back Porch Bar. This favored watering hole in “Port A” (as the locals refer to it) is located right on the marina. Dogs on leashes are welcome, but will need to leave by 8pm when the live music starts. Don’t forget to ask for the complimentary dog biscuits you’ll find at the bar.

3. Colorful Port Aransas Airbnb with Fenced-in Pool

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Fees: $50 per pet per day.
Policies: 2 pet maximum No aggressive breeds. Pets must have pre-approval.
Fence: Yes

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With bright orange doors and vibrant blue deck furniture, this colorful beach home is hard to miss. It’s also located just a few blocks from the beach, so it’s the perfect location if you’re coming to swim, surf, or boat. This home also comes with a fully-fenced backyard area with a pool and outdoor shower.

It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, and the open living room has a chef’s kitchen with an island, a dining room for 8, and a comfortable seating area. The kitchen also comes stocked with everything you could possibly need, including a wine fridge, shrimp pot, skillet, toaster, and more!

4. Beach Themed Airbnb with Private Pool

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Fees: Unknown.
Policies: Two pet maximum. Must be under 60 pounds. Must be treated with a topical flea and tick repellent three days before arrival. No pets on furniture. Certain breeds are excluded.
Fence: Yes

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This breezy Port Aransas home will have you in vacation mode from the second you walk through the door. The entire place is decorated with a nautical theme, from the colorful decor pillows to the exposed ship-lap beams. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, so the entire place can comfortably sleep up to ten guests (if you utilize the pullout couch in the living room).

This is a great place to stay in Port Aransas if you desire a beach vacation, as you’ll be just one block away from the sand and surf. The home also has an outdoor shower, so you can your pup can rinse off before retiring for the evening. However, you won’t even have to leave the home for a fun day in the sun because this home has it’s very own private pool! And it’s fenced off, so you can let your pet roam free while you soak in the rays.

5. Recently Built Home with Pool and Golf Cart

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: No pets on the furniture.
Fence: Yes

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This 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home has everything you need for an entertaining weekend away. Not only does it have an outdoor pool, but there’s also a BBQ pit, ping pong table, corn hole boards, live DirectTV, and even an Xbox. When you stay, you also get unlimited use of the home’s golf cart, which you can use to cruise down to the beach or explore the rest of what Port Aransas has to offer (you’re only five minutes from grocery shops and restaurants).

The home itself is also beautifully decorated in rich jewel-toned colors and beach-themed decor and has space for up to nine guests. The master suite has its own private bath, while the kid’s room features bunk beds that the kids will love. You can cook meals in the open kitchen, have a BBQ on the outdoor patio, or simply relax on the front porch underneath the stars.

6. Spacious Home with Private Beach Access

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand. No aggressive breeds.
Fence: No

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If you’re looking for peace and tranquility, then look no further than the Blue Roost home. It’s located just five minutes from the beach and can be accessed using the private La Playa neighborhood boardwalk. Although you’re just steps away from the water, you’re also centrally located to the main part of town where you can find a plethora of restaurants and shops.

Inside, you’ll find a beautifully renovated home with an open floor plan, high ceilings, and top of the line appliances. There are two main bedrooms as well as a lofted attic with seven beds, which is ideal for large groups or family gatherings. In total, the home can accommodate up to 12 guests. The wraparound lower deck has hammocks and armchairs, so you can spend the day reading or lounging in the shade. The upper rooftop deck is perfect for sunbathing and even has dramatic views of the ocean! If you’re in the mood to take a drive, be sure to visit, Rockport, which is another city located in Aransas County. Rockport dog park has almost two acres of land devoted to a fenced-in, off-leash dog park, located within Memorial Park. There are two separate areas, for large and small dogs; water; disposal stations and benches.

7. Nature Reserve Home with Pool and Game Room

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Fees: $50 per pet per day.
Policies: 2 pet maximum No aggressive breeds. Pets must have pre-approval.
Fence: Yes

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With views overlooking the spectacular Port Aransas Nature Preserve, this charming nautical themed beach house is a dream home. It has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a spacious living room, and a fully-stocked kitchen. There are multiple decks and balconies on both sides of the house, so you’ll have the ability to watch both the sunrise and sunset from the comfort of your home!

Out back, you’ll find a fully fenced in yard with a private pool and seating area. There’s also a fire-pit, where you can roast smores and enjoy the company of your family and furry companion. If you’re traveling with kids, then you’ll be happy to know the garage has been converted into a game room, ping pong, foosball, and a basketball toss.

8. Beach-side Home with Beautiful Pool and Deck

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Fees: $50 per pet per day.
Policies: 2 pet maximum No aggressive breeds. Pets must have pre-approval.
Fence: Yes

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Located in a quiet cul-de-sac just one block from Port Aransas Beach, this residential home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, which means it can host anywhere between 10 and 12 guests. The open floor plan also consists of a gourmet kitchen, dining room, and a large living room with a flat-screen TV. If you look outdoors, you’ll notice that you have a fenced-in pool and outdoor dining set, where you can hang out after spending the day at the beach. There’s even a charcoal grill where you can BBQ dinner.

Some of the best views of Port Aransas are from the wraparound deck, which is particularly stunning during sunrise or sunset. However, you can walk a few minutes towards the beach via the wooden boardwalk, where you’ll come to an observation point, which is the highest point in the area. From there, you’ll have picture-perfect views of the bay and ocean. If you continue walking on the boardwalk, you’ll reach benchmark 16 of the beach.

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Kara is a dog mama to 3-year-old English Bulldog, Winnie. Winnie and Kara are inseparable. Whether home watching crime documentaries or packing up for their next travel adventure – they are always together. Follow along @winnieroobullydog.

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