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Rentals with the Best Kitchen for Thanksgiving at Sandcastle Condominiums

There are two types of people in this world: the ones who only cook when they absolutely must, and those who cook because it is there one true passion. There can be something soothing about following a recipe, adding the ingredients one by one to a dish that soon will become something family and friends fawn over, and for the really creative types, it can be exciting to create something...

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Best Bars and Breweries in Port Aransas

Sometimes the biggest pleasures in life can come from the simplest of situations; the sound of an uncontrollable laugh in a baby, the look in your pet’s eye when he or she is sitting in your lap, and the taste of a cold beer on a sweltering day at the beach. None of these things are particularly remarkable, they happen multiple times a day all over the world but when...

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Looking to Escape the Cold of Winter? Be a Winter Texas/Snowbird!

As we enter yet another season of our lives, the brr months (September, October, November, and December!) you may be feeling a mite chilly as you realize that the coldest days are just around the corner. Some parts of the world are already dipping their toes in the first drifts of newly fallen snow and the dread that accompanies an entire winter filled with the cold white snow is overfilling...

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You Won’t Regret a Halloween Spent in Port Aransas!

While the majority of the world prefers the winter holidays, we at Sandcastle Condominiums are a little quirkier, preferring all the fun that accompanies the first holiday of fall, Halloween. We buy our Halloween candy early (then eat it all before the big night and have to buy more 2 days before trick-or-treaters begin to arrive!) we start planning NEXT year’s costumes before we have washed off the last of...

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We Have the Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Your Weekend Visit to Port Aransas!

Life is busy and we do not often have the time to get away for a full-fledged vacation, but when it comes to Port Aransas, even a 3-day getaway will satisfy your travel-hungry soul! Offering beach days and fishing trips and gourmet restaurants and casual seaside joints where the Po Boys are incredible and the beer is always cold, the only thing better than spending three days in the fishing...

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Why Our Resort is The Perfect Place for Your Upcoming Wedding!

Last night was a dream come true. A special dinner, a beautiful ring, and the all-important question was popped, and you were walking on clouds. Today, however, the reality of all there is to do has begun to sink in and although we see the first hints of panic in your eyes, we at Sandcastle Condominiums are choosing to ignore it and offer a little bit of help. We cannot...

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Best Places to Go To The Movies During Your Trip To Port Aransas

There is a magic attached to the movies, something that goes beyond the pictures and the story on the screen. It is the taste of popcorn drenched in butter, that first sip of icy cold soda, even the fun of being in a large room with dozens of other people waiting for the show to begin. Recliners have taken the place of the fold-down seats that were once commonplace and...

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Things To Do in Port Aransas to Welcome the Fall Season

It is hard to believe but summer has almost reached its fiery end and as we all look forward to cooler days and longer nights, you may already be planning a visit to Port Aransas to celebrate the upcoming season! Fall break at school is in the works and although your hometown in the East of the Nation may be a little on the chilly side, in our neck of...

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Best Places in Port Aransas to Get Your Sweet Tooth Fix

We may be exaggerating a bit when we tell you there are no calories in vacation meals, but the truth of the matter is vacations are when we tend to eat more freely than we do at other times in our life. We order the appetizer at dinner, indulge in calorie-laden, frothy, and delicious tropical beverages, and do not just order dessert at dinner, we fill the counters of our...

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Best Places to Go Shopping in Port Aransas

When it is time to start making your vacation itinerary for your upcoming vacation in Port Aransas, be sure to set aside plenty of time for everyone’s favorite vacation activity. And no, we are not talking about beach days and historical sites (although we do love those as well!) we are obviously talking about all the shopping in Port Aransas you will want to do during your stay in our...

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