Texas has several beautiful Gulf coast beaches that provide vacationers with fun, affordable, and convenient holidays from the Southeastern and Southwestern part of the country. Port Isabel, Barrier islands, Galveston in Texas provides a range of beach holidays.South Padre IslandPadre Island, at the southern most tips of barrier islands and is a popular spring destination. Rolling dunes and relaxed seafood restaurants, along with fishing, long beaches, and wildlife viewing, make up for an excellent family holiday.Port IsabelPort Isabel is at the extreme end of Padre Island. This town has a repaired keeper’s cottage and lighthouse, museum of treasures and ancient Spanish shipwrecks. Beaches, fishing, and long boardwalk, are few of the things you can enjoy here.GalvestonA causeway connects Galveston to the mainland. Galveston is a well-known for 19th century architecture, 10-mile sea wall, and 32 miles long beach. Galveston is a host to many festivals every year, like the December Dickens Christmas, the Galveston Blues and Jazz event, and the Mardi Gras.Galveston Island State Park is loved by beach hikers, lovers, mountain bike riders, and fishing enthusiasts. The park is famous for its great rolling sand dunes and astonishing Gulf sunsets.Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi is the longest barrier island in the globe. A causeway connects Corpus Christi to the main island. This city is quite modern and cosmopolitan with a historic Victorian tinge. With its exciting marina it hosts a variety of festivals that include an entire three-week long “Festival of the Arts,” in spring, each year.Just to the east of this famous city lies the stunning Padre Island National Seashore. It has a 70-mile long stretch of undeveloped islands which are lined up with many white sand beaches and is a home to various kinds of birds and animals that include the rare Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle.