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The Dunes Condominiums

Condo in Port Aransas, United States

Excellent location for surfing & fishing
Excellent location for surfing & fishingView of Horace Caldwell pier in Port AransasWatch the surfers at the pier from your roomThe Dunes Condos family poolEach unit is individually owned Cook in the large condo kitchen and save money on eatingBeach livingView of the Dunes Condos at Port Aransa (Port A)Shady area by the pool makes this an ideas family resortHigh rise beach condos with incredible viewsLooking from the hotel north along Mustang IslandEntrance to the Dunes CondosWorkout roomBedroom with large windowsPenthouse suiteOpen and airy layouts

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About this property

The Dunes offers one, two and three bedroom condos with full kitchens. Located closer than any other condo in Port Aransas to the Caldwell Pier. Our Stay Three Nights get your 4th night free Special is available year around excluding holidays. Centrally located in Port Aransas shopping, dining and nightlife is close by. The Dunes is the closest accommodations to the Texas Surf Camps held by Quiksilver/ Roxy with Quiksilver Pro Morgan Faulkner. Participants of the Texas Surf Camps will receive a discount.

Check the surf from bed in these window filled units with incredible ocean views. When you're ready to surf it's just a walk across the sand and you're in the water. If you brought a longboard and don't want to carry it up to your room there is a storage area by the pool. It is next to the front desk so someone can always keep an eye on the boards.



  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Board Rentals Nearby
  • Beginner Surf Lessons
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Gym
  • A/C
  • Television


  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • Nightlife


Period Cost
Per Night $165
Per Week $1,150
Per Month $2,250


This property is located near Horace Caldwell Pier. A typical Texas fishing pier surf break. Usually mushy and weak, but known to have tubes on occasion. The best side depends on winds and tide. You can paddle out next to the pier, sometimes that helps with the current, but watch for fishing lines. This spot can get good and can hold a big crowd, as there is lots of room to spread out up and down the beach. Strong South East winds followed by a slack wind or better yet, light North West winds can produce some really fun waves. Water gets in the mid 80's in the summer, mid 50's in the winter. You can usually trunk it from March through November.

This property is also located near St. Joe's Island. A very long and lonely paddle across the channel or you have to take the ferry. Can get good, very good, especially when winds are straight out of the South. Not a beginner spot because of the more remote location. Beautiful surroundings, probably looks like most of the Texas coast did 100 years ago.

Surf Type

  • Beach break
  • Right
  • Left
  • Short board
  • Longboard
  • SUP
  • Beginner/Learn to Surf
  • Warm water

Surfer Reviews

surfmatt took a Wavecation in August

Posted on Friday, September 2, 2011 - 11:09am from Texas

Surf Rating:

Overall Satisfaction:
Breaks Surfed: Horace Caldwell
Favorite Break: St. Joe's
Wave/Swell Conditions: Micro, about knee high

Thoughts I want to pass on:

We came down for the grom-roudup contest.  The waves were super small but the water was really clear and glassy, even saw some turtles!  Rode the SUP the whole time, several other guys and gals out on SUP all having a great time.  Stayed in the 8th floor at the Dune's, you can't beat the view.  They have a spot down by the pool to store your board, so as soon as it looks good from the room, just ride down to the lobby, grab your board, and walk about 100 yards to the water. 

The best thing about the rooms is that they're angled so you can see the Gulf form anywhere.  I could easily check the surf from bed in the mornings.

This is a great Wavecation for:

Families with Kids
Girls Getaway

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Property Images

Excellent location for surfing & fishing

View of Horace Caldwell pier in Port Aransas

Watch the surfers at the pier from your room

The Dunes Condos family pool

Each unit is individually owned

Cook in the large condo kitchen and save money on

Beach living

View of the Dunes Condos at Port Aransa (Port A)

Shady area by the pool makes this an ideas family

High rise beach condos with incredible views

Looking from the hotel north along Mustang Island

Entrance to the Dunes Condos

Workout room

Bedroom with large windows

Penthouse suite

Open and airy layouts

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