Activities in Port Aransas

Things to Do on Land in Port Aransas

The beaches and waters around Port Aransas are the star attractions at our oceanfront paradise, but there's plenty of exciting fun to be had on land as well! At Port A, you can explore nature, play several fun sports, and visit captivating art and cultural spaces.


Below are some of the most fun land activities and things to do at Port Aransas during your stay. For more travel inspiration, check out our Area Guide and Attractions pages. Once you're ready to book your Port A vacation, head over to our catalog of Aransas Princess condo rentals and reserve your stay today!

Play the Pamila Beach Golf Links Course

Take a swing at Texas' only true links course at Pamila Beach Golf. This golf course was originally designed by Arnold Palmer, it includes a 9-hole regulation course and a 3-hole short course, and there is a class-A driving range where you can practice your shots. You can rent clubs and other gear from the Pamila Beach Golf Pro shop, and you reserve golfing lessons with a local pro.


No membership or dress code is required to play at Pamila Beach Golf, and every golf booking comes with a complimentary golf cart as well as access to the driving range one hour before your tee time. Call (361) 749-4653 to book your Port A golf tee time today!

Play Tennis at Aransas Princess

When you book your stay at Aransas Princess you'll have access to many exciting amenities, including the facility's two hard-court tennis courts. Enjoy the pleasant conditions of a cool and gentle sea breeze as your square up at the baseline ready to serve a fun game of tennis. It's the perfect game for getting in some good exercise before exploring the rest of Port A.


As mentioned above, access to the Aransas Princess tennis courts is included with your reservation. The courts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact our front desk to get the best local recommendations on sporting outfitters and places to get your racquet restrung during your stay at Aransas Princess.

Play Pickleball at the Port Aransas Community Park

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in America. It's tremendous fun to play, and anyone can pick up the game with relative ease! Community Park has five pickleball courts available for play from 8 AM - 10 PM, daily. You can head down to the park to play with your own group or join up with other friendly locals and visitors.


The pickleball courts can be reserved, or you can play them on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you'd like to reserve your courts in advance, then contact the Port Aransas Parks & Recreation Department online or by calling 361-749-4158.