USA Texas South Padre Island Solare Resort Condos - South Padre Island Listing #23778

Solare Garden Villa 773 - South Padre Island, TX

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12 reviews
Max. occupancy: 10 5 Queen Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms No pets 
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Condo in Gulf-front complex w/ shared pools, hot tubs, tennis & beach access!

Soak in the sunshine on the Texas Gulf Coast at this South Padre Island condo with a comfortable living space, multiple balconies, and a TV in every room! You'll be mere steps from the golden sandy beach, and you'll enjoy fantastic access to two community swimming pools, two hot tubs, a gym, and outdoor tennis courts.

What's nearby:
This condo is located in a gated, Gulf-front community that offers direct access to South Padre Island's famous beach. Other on-site amenities include a sunbathing deck, an exterior terrace, a children's playground, outdoor grills, walking trails, and gated beach areas. Spend a morning at Sea Turtle Inc. just up the road, leaving plenty of time to explore the island's many souvenir shops, boutiques, restaurants, clubs, and bars.

Things to know:
No Elevator
Free WiFi
Full kitchen
In March, all guests must be at least 23 years old
Guests must pay $5.00 at the gate at check-in for each wrist band per guest.
A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

We’re excited to inform you that this unit utilizes a comfortable style of bed-making known as Triple Sheeting. Triple Sheeting is proven to be more hygienic and is used by five-star hotels around the world. It consists of a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, a blanket, and finally a decorative top sheet.
Due to this change, the pictures for this home may not accurately represent the bedding that will appear during your stay. This has not affected any other amenities or the amount of beds available.

Parking Notes: This unit comes with two parking permits. Additional temporary parking permits can be issued only by New Bahia Mar Management for the renting party based on availability and at a $50 fee per vehicle. Parking is limited, and permits must be displayed at all times. No boats, trailers, or RVs are allowed on the property.

Other permit number: 2015-682905

Other tax number: 108076

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.


Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining






Water view

Gulf view





Nearby activities & attractions


On-site activities

Hot tub : Shared

Pool : Shared

Tennis court : Shared




12 reviews

David V. Jul 2021
Room the where very big and nice. We love the pools for the grandkids. Place was very clean..
Fernando R. Mar 2021
We spent 2 nights in this apartment while the space was ok we had an issue with cockroaches, they were out and about while we were eating, cooking, they got inside our food and we ended up having to throw food away. We had bought enough food for the kids for the time we were there and we ended up discarding more than half of what we had gotten. If there is an infestation it should be communicated and pest control should be brought in to take care of it. Price was high for those 2 nights on top of that we still had to deal with being careful what we were using or checking our toothbrush prior to putting it in our mouth to make sure the little roaches were not already on there. It was disappointing. We went to relax with our family and ended up stressing out about all of that.
Manager response:
Fernando, thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry to hear of your encounter with these unwanted guests and sincerely apologize that this had impacted your stay. The local management team is now aware of the issue and has had the home fumigated to prevent further infestations. We are pleased to report that it has not been an issue since. We are glad your trip was otherwise enjoyable, and we hope you stay with us in the future!
Michel B. Jan 2021
We enjoyed staying at this condo. A few things that need to be updated. Over all it was a great stay!
Angie B. Jan 2021
Here is the positive and negative feedback:
Very nice location. It is less than a block from the beach and right next to one of the 2 pools. There are 3 small decks and 2 of the decks overlook the pool. There is no furniture on the decks, but we used the folding chairs from the front closet. There are no beach towels, so don’t forget those. The unit definitely needs to be updated, there is lot of wear and tear, but we wanted to be close to the beach, so we were ok with an older unit. The 3 bathrooms were a plus. The condo needed some basic cooking essentials, like knives, pans and baking sheets. The local Vacasa manager brought us a lot of new kitchen items, and a new microwave. The microwave was missing when we arrived, so he dropped off a brand new microwave right at the front door. There is limited seating in the living room. There is just one couch, but you can also use the wooden dining room chairs as seating. The grounds are beautiful and well cared for, and the security is excellent. This unit does not have a washer or dryer. There is a laundry room on the premises that uses quarters. It’s $3 per wash and $2.75 per dry. If you come in the winter, be aware that the 2 pools are NOT heated. There are 2 hot tubs, but during the current situation with COVID, there is a 5 person limit on the hot tub. We just kept an eye on the hot tub and ran out to use it when it was empty. You can see the hot tub from the circular window or the deck. The large community deck area overlooking the beach is very nice. FYI, you mist wear a wrist band to identify you as a guest of the property in order to get back in from the beach entrance. I liked the tighot security. The complex feels very safe. There was a noise when the air conditioner turned on, but I think that should be fixed ASAP. Our family of 7 stayed for 16 days. I think 7 would be the limit for guests. It was pretty crowded. The listing says there are 5 queens, but they seemed more like double beds. My favorite bedroom was the upstairs bedroom, but there was no rack in the closet, so we couldn’t hand anything. However, the rom s has a circular stairway and it’s really cute. There is also a pull out couch, but I think the living room is too small to actually use it. Overall we were satisfied with the condo. Again, the location and the grounds were terrific.
Terry H. Nov 2020
great security, great place to stay. only two problems 1, somebody left french fries in the lower oven and 2 there wasnt enough cleaning supplies. close to beach just what we wanted
Manager response:
Hi Terry, thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We appreciate you letting us know there is room for improvement regarding some specific cleanliness issues with the home. We will pass your feedback to our housekeeping team for future consideration. We hope to have another chance to impress you in the future
Leonardo P. Oct 2020
Nice place to stay. Only draw back was having to use a bracelet at all times while there.
Michael D. Feb 2020
Bahia Mar was a beautiful property. We loved the pools and hot tubs. Tge grounds were immaculate. However, the condo was nice but in need of updating, especially rhe upstairs bedroom. The dresser was dirty in the middle drawers. We didnt use that row of drawers. The vanity upstairs was so old it looked dirty all the time. No plugs for either bathroom. Both tubs chipping. When we turned on the 1st floor shower, the handle came off. There wasnt a broom to sweep. All the kitchen utensils and drinking cups seemed like they were from the dollar store.
We had 3 couples, the condo was a good size for us. Any more than that might be tight. The sofa needs updating. Its a sleeper, but honestly with the table there, i have no idea how the sofa will come out. Plus its so old, im not sure anyone would want to sleep on it. All the outside patio door handles have rust. No chairs in the balcony to enjoy the view. No washer/dryer in unit.
Good news, VACASA was extremely responsive. They contacted maintenance for us, and maintenance was there within the hour. We brought paper plates and our own towels, disposable forks, spoons, cups ect, so the lack of those items didnt bother us. We stayed 7 days/6 nights and we ate out 90% of the time. But if you want to stay at the property and cook, bring your own stuff. I would recommend VACASA, and Bahia Mar. But this particular condo is just a 5 out of 10. VACASA and Bahia Mar is a 10/ 10! They have alot of other rentals that are more updated. We did have a great time!
Christopher H. Jan 2020
While we did have some issue with some of the Cable TV not working, we didn't allow that to disrupt our vacation. After all, we weren't there to watch television anyway. Over all, we loved the property and it's location alongside the beach. The entire property was very well taken care of and beautiful. Our room, while not extremely spacious, was just the right fit for our family and accommodated us nicely. I mostly appreciated to he Staff at the New Bahia Mar Condominiums. They were extremely courteous and polite from beginning to end. Not once did we encounter a member of the staff that was unpleasant. Every member greeted us with a smile each and every time we seen them. I would highly recommend this great place to anyone planning to visit South Padre Island and if we ever head back that way again, I will certainly be staying there a second time.
Adrian P. Jun 2019
Great place to stay at with family close to pool great location beach access was amazing will stay again