North Padre’s Newest Beach Access Hotel. If you're looking for accommodations that put island businesses at your fingertips or the perfect starting point for an unforgettable vacation, look no further than the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites of North Padre Island. From the hotel, guests can enjoy the area's unparalleled dining and entertainment and take advantage of the access to the beach right across the street and the many outdoor activities that North Padre Island offers. The hotel's business travelers can take advantage of our on-site Business Center, meeting room space and central location. Take a walk on the beach or even a late night drive with entrances for both located within a quarter mile. Our oceanfront hotel sits across the Beach, offering direct access to the boardwalk and sandy shores of North Padre Island, Our facility is just minutes away from Padre Island National Seashore, Mustang Island, Texas A & M - Corpus Christi, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi Army Depot and Central Business District of Corpus Christi. Vacationers have just a two-minute walk to the beach and enjoy the assortment of activities available near the hotel's site. Beach Fishing Piers, parasailing, golf cart rentals and surfing classes and more, there's plenty of fun in the sun to go around. Just minutes from the hotel is the celebrated Schlitterbahn, the World’s Best Waterpark, with over 20 acres of family fun, thrilling adventures and relaxation.