Best Areas to Stay in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Where to stay in Corpus Christi – A guide to this Texan city

Corpus Christi is a coastal city in southern Texas and surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. It is visited by thousands of tourists who love fishing and water sports.

Nowadays, Corpus Christi has bars with the best craft beer and a rich cultural offer that makes it a modern point of Texas.

The climate in Corpus Christi presents long, hot summers, open skies and a scorching sun, ideal for windsurfing. On the other hand, winters are usually short and pleasant.

Although the city can be visited throughout the entire year, the best time is from the end of April to mid-June.

The sites that definitely deserve a visit in Corpus Christi go from the entire Downtown area, full of shops, museums, bars, a tribute to the memorable Selena, and the boulevards full of restaurants and traditional Texan food.

For those who visit the city of Corpus Christi, the best area to stay is the Downtown, for its offer in entertainment, modern environment and activities ranging from fishing to a cheerful nightlife. (See accommodation in Downtown Corpus Christi).

Here’s a guide with the best areas to stay in Corpus Christi, Texas

The best areas to stay in Corpus Christi, Texas

1. Our favorite area: Downtown

The Downtown Corpus Christi is a mix between the past and the present.

Downtown Corpus Christi has cultural attractions such as the South Texas Museum of Art next to the bay and is the best area to stay in Corpus Christi for shopping at places like Shoreline Boulevard or Water Street.

Lovers of gastronomy and craft beer can enjoy incredible nights with a unique vibe in the bars, open patios, and nightclubs of this area.

In addition to having a modern environment, the area preserves its history, reflected in its houses, monuments and the art collections exhibited in museums.

The center of Corpus Christi has bus stops at different points in the area. However, it is recommended to move through the Downtown on foot for greater enjoyment of its attractions since it is very pedestrian-friendly.

Shops, parks, beaches, outdoor activities and the best nightlife in the city position Downtown Corpus Christi as one of the best areas to stay.

Where to stay in Corpus Christi, TX - Downtown

Where to stay in Corpus Christi, TX – Downtown

Accommodation in Downtown Corpus Christi - Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Accommodation in Downtown Corpus Christi – Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Why we love this area for a stay in Corpus Christi:

  • Best area for sightseeing
  • Wide variety of hotels
  • Connected by public transport
  • Shopping area
  • Best area to stay without a car
  • Best area for business travelers

Accommodation in this area

Top Choice

Harbor Inn Bayfront

Located next to the Corpus Christi Marina, less than 1 km from the city center, this hotel offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and daily breakfast.

from US$69
Budget

Sea Shell Inn Motel

This beachfront hotel offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool. The main attractions of Corpus Christi, such as the USS Lexington and the Texas State Aquarium are less than one mile away.

from US$49
Luxury

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel is located in Corpus Christi Bay, very close to the marina, and offers accommodation with sea views. The rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a desk and views of the marina.

from US$159
 

 

 

2. Portland

Portland is located on the outskirts of Corpus Christi, to the north of the city.
 
In this area, outdoor activities predominate, such as fishing, kayaking and enjoying the breathtaking sunsets from the lakes.

Portland is a recommended area for travelers looking to enjoy the sun, who are looking to taste delicious dishes that represent the Texan cuisine and who want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the Downtown.

Portland has a quiet environment, ideal for nature lovers, with luxury accommodations that offer the best views.

After visiting the shops, buying souvenirs during the trip and visiting galleries of local artists in the area, you can take a walk along the pier, south of Sunset Lake Park, to end the day with a beautiful sunset.

This area is 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) from the center of Corpus Christi and it is possible to access it by bus or by car.

Best areas to stay in Corpus Christi - Portland

Best areas to stay in Corpus Christi – Portland

Accommodation in Portland - Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Accommodation in Portland – Click on the map to see all available accommodation in this area

Why we love this area for a stay in Corpus Christi:

  • Peaceful area
  • Great for outdoor activities
  • Beautiful views

Accommodation in this area

  • Top Choice
    Days Inn by Wyndham Portland/Corpus Christi

    This motel features an outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center. The property is a 15-minute drive from the Texas State Aquarium and offers free Wi-Fi and cable TV with HBO in all rooms.

    from US$74
 

 

 

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