Newly Renovated Port Aransas Hotel Located on Texas Gulf Coast One of the best things about being a beach hotel in Port Aransas is a convenient address just 1.5 blocks from the warm sand and blue ocean of the Gulf of Mexico. Wake-up everyday to the sound of whistling seagulls and crashing waves when you stay at the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Port Aransas - Beach Area. From picnicking and fishing at the Mustang Island State Park to beachcombing, birding and sunbathing right outside our doors, our beach hotel in Port Aransas puts you right in the midst of an array of outdoor activities. Feel free to play a round of golf at Palmilla Beach Golf Club or watch more than 200 yachts sail in from Galveston during the annual October Harvest Moon Regatta while you're here. With 750 sq ft of event space and a business center with fax, copy and print services, our property is the place to Stay Smart for business travelers in Port Aransas, Texas. Lodging with us puts you just minutes from Harbor Island, the University of Texas Marine Science Institute and ConocoPhillips, and it gives you access to free high-speed internet access. With complimentary amenities like an outdoor pool, a kiddie pool and a whirlpool to guarantee a relaxing stay while you're in Port Aransas, Texas, lodging with us is a vacation dream. Fill-up with items from the free, hot Express Start breakfast bar, then head to the beach to enjoy the rest of your stay with us!