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Canada de la Virgen Archaeological Site Tour
"The best way to visit the site of Cañada de la Virgen is with a team of archaeologists and anthropologists. The site is located just 25 kilometers West of San Miguel de Allende and you will see it along highly specialized guides who will share their know as well as the Mesoamerican cultures in general.You will be able to leisurely walk a total of approximately 3 kilometers (2 miles) within approximately 2 hours. This way your tour will encompass all of the archaeological site. You will leave with historical site.""""The archaeological site of Cañada de la Virgen is located just 25 kilometers West of San Miguel de Allende. Occupied between 540 and 1050 a.d. it is perched upon a small mesa surrounded by canyons and is made up of four patio/pyramid complexes an ancient artificial pond and a ceremonial causeway covering the 16 hectares that is now government property. On this tour
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Cola de Caballo Waterfall and Villa de Santiago Day Trip from Monterrey
"After pickup in Monterrey head with your guide by comfortable van to Cola de Caballo about 1 hour south of the city on the edge of Cumbres de Monterrey National Park just outside Villa de Santiago. Meaning Horse Tail in English the 82-foot (25-meter) Cola de Caballo waterfall is one of the most popular natural attractions in the Monterrey area. Find out why as you admire the falls from all angles by climbing up the steps that provide different viewpoints some of which are so close to the falls that you’ll feel the spray of the water. To get to the waterfall you can either walk with your guide along the 1-mile (1.6-km) path from the entrance
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Cola de Caballo Waterfall and Villa de Santiago Day Trip from Monterrey
"After pickup in Monterrey head with your guide by comfortable van to Cola de Caballo about 1 hour south of the city on the edge of Cumbres de Monterrey National Park just outside Villa de Santiago. Meaning Horse Tail in English the 82-foot (25-meter) Cola de Caballo waterfall is one of the most popular natural attractions in the Monterrey area. Find out why as you admire the falls from all angles by climbing up the steps that provide different viewpoints some of which are so close to the falls that you’ll feel the spray of the water. To get to the waterfall you can either walk with your guide along the 1-mile (1.6-km) path from the entrance
From $100.00

More Restaurants in South Padre Island

Sea Ranch

$30 as of May 2014. This is widely considered to be the best (and fanciest) seafood restaurant in or near Padre Island. It was even listed as one of the World's Top 100 seafood restaurants. The food...
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Basaic
May 30, 2014

Louie's Backyard

$16 as of May 2014 Louie's Backyard is a combination restaurant, sports bar, and dance club located on Laguna Madre. The menu includes hand cut steaks, a variety of seafood dishes, pasta, and a nice...
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Basaic
May 30, 2014

Cap'n Roy's

$19 as of May 2014. This restaurant was conveniently located along the main drag in South Padre Island. Looked okay inside and out but not that exciting. Casual atmosphere. Service was pretty good...
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Basaic
May 30, 2014

Fish Bones

This place was a lot of fun. We departed on our bay fishing voyage from here. When we came back, they cleaned, fileted, and cooked our fish for $7.99 a person. This is really good food that you...
smh81107
Apr 04, 2011

Amberjacks Bar & Grill

Good food and service. Great view of the bay, especially at sunset. The interior is cooly decorated with all sorts of beach paraphenilia. There is a pier you walk out on. There is a place you can rent...
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rsleisk
Apr 04, 2011

Amberjacks Lunch and Dinner

The excellent bayside location of this tropical-theme bar and grill, along with the slick brochure, ,made us eager to try Amberjack's for dinner. We had a good table with a great view of the sunset...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Fish Bones Pier & Grill

This restaurant sits out on the end of a pier in the Laguna Madre. It has a lively bar and smallish restaurant area. There is usually some live entertainment on weekend evenings.UPDATE: The restaurant...
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Jul 31, 2009

Bigo's Bar & Grill

The inside of this restaurant is very quaint- it resembles a courtyard of an old Mexican Colonial house. Very informal but excellent Tex-Mex food.UPDATE: This Bigo's has closed and a different...
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TexasDave
Jul 31, 2009

The Windjammer Cafe

You must go to the Radisson's Windjammer Rest. with its glass walls it has the best view. Very affordable too. Weather is great it is Dec 20 and 80 degrees today. Welcome to paradise! Mexican Food...
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Dec 21, 2008

Louis Backyard

I ordered a frozen margarita and my husband ordered a beer (mug size). It cost us $18 for two drinks. I would not recommend eating or drinking here despite the romantic atmosphere. The buffet was...
smh81107
Jul 13, 2008

Pirates Landing

This is the best restaurant we ate at during our stay on South Padre Island. We held our wedding reception here and everyone loved it. The service was exceptionally good and they had a table set up...
smh81107
Jul 13, 2008

Dirty Al's

My wife and I were definitely Not impressed with the decor in this place. But, we certainly enjoyed the food. Cheap tables and chairs, loud and crowded is how I would describe this place. But, I...
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ctietbohl
Mar 03, 2008

Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen

My wife ordered Fish and Shrimp w/fries and I got Wednesday daily special, Shrimp and fish w/rice. It was delicious. My wife said it was the best fish she had ever eaten. 1 Iced tea, 1 soda, 1 Shrimp...
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ctietbohl
Mar 03, 2008

Marcello's Italian Restaurant

Our first clue that the service was not going to be good was when the maitre d' seated us and said that he would bring us menus but didn't. Our waiter brought us water and asked us if we wanted to see...
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ctietbohl
Mar 03, 2008

Top Hotels in South Padre Island

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500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, Texas, 78597, United States
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7010 Padre Blvd, Port Isabel, Texas, 78597, United States
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7000 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, Texas, 78597, United States
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Top Things to Do in South Padre Island

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Laguna Madre Nature Trail

There is a free nature walk next to the convention center. Like the one associated with the Birding Center this one is a boardwalk with a few spots for observing the wildlife. In some places they are...
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Isla Blanca Park

I lived on the Island about 10 years ago. It was fun espeially since I had a Big Ass Truck and spent most of my time up north between 5/6 and Mansfield cut playing. In the sand with friends and...
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Statue of Padre Jose Nocolas Balli

You will find a statue of Padre Jose Nicholas Balli (for whom Padre Island is named) at the end of the causeway; his arms outstretched as though he is greeting the visitors to his island. Balli's...
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Sea Turtle Rescue

This is a "living museum" dedicated to the "sea turtle lady" Ila Loetscher. You can see the sea turtles and learn all about them and the efforts to preserve them. Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday...
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Schliterbahn Water Park

Schlitterbahn (German for "slippery road") is one of the premier waterparks in the country. They have a variety of chutes, slides, pools, water-coasters and other ways to have fun in the water. There...
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Andy Bowie Park

Located on the northern end of South Padre Island, this Cameron County Park is a much smaller version of Isla Blanca Park on the other end of town. It provides beachfront picnic pavilions,...
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