Fortuna Bay B/B

15405 Fortuna Bay Dr. #12 , Corpus Christi, TX 78418 USA (Show map)


This hideaway on Texas' North Padre Island is well worth the search. Cradled between the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre, this three story red tiled roof inn is quite simply incredible. Our B/B is at the intersection of 5 canals with the main canal leading to the Laguna Madre. The Gulf of Mexico and it's white sand beaches are also five minutes away. We were voted one of the top 15 Bed and Breakfast's in the United States for "Sunset Views". We are a complex of eighteen condominiums converted into a unique Bed and Breakfast Inn. Swim in the pool, play golf at Padre Isles Country Club, fish off the deck, go birding at the National Seashore (15minutes away), go sail boarding at Bird Island, go to the beach or just simply sit on the deck and read--it's your choice. You might think you are in the Caribbean.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Another vacation in Paridise

5 on July 09, 2015

Fortuna Bay B&B is just the best. We've gone at least once a year for the last 19 years and its just like going home to us. The views from the deck are like something from the Caribbean. the room is always clean and we always have the best time there. My husband fishes from their deck and loves it. If I can't go to the Bob Hall Pier (less than 1/2 mile away) he's happy as a clam. He's gotten skip Jack, several trout, red fish, black drum lots of perch for bait and a little bit of everything including the odd stone crab and scary looking dogfish.Its not too far for shopping, lots of close restaurants Can't wait to go back. Just be sure and wear your sun screen!!!

Fabulous sunset!

4.8 on October 13, 2014

My husband treated me to a birthday fishing weekend and I was so impressed with the property that we will be back in the Spring for sure! Beautiful sunset. Our fishing guide picked us up right in front at the dock that was located just outside our room. We went in October to enjoy the cooler weather and more privacy. The fishing was good too!

Great Anniversay Trip

5 on June 05, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary at Fortuna Bay B & B and had a wonderful time. Our room had a private balcony in which we loved to sit and enjoy the view. It was absolutely spectacular. This is a very laid back place and we really appreciated the privacy we had while we were here. We really loved the area and will definitely be back. Thanks again to John and Jackie for an awesome stay.

Wonderful, relaxing, clean, and GREAT SERVICE!

5 on September 08, 2013

My husband and I came here for a 'romantic getaway'. It was probably the most pleasant place I've ever stayed while on vaccation. Not to mention the absolutely GORGOUS sunset over the water! Excellent service! I will be coming back!!

great place

4.8 on April 21, 2009

We stayed here over the winter for a few weeks it was very nice and clean some of are friends stayed a month or more and really liked it we will be back next winter can't cant wait


4.0 on September 30, 2008

My husband and I went for our anniversary not knowing what to expect. What a nice surprise. The sunset view from our balcony was beautiful. We are counting the day until we can return. Very clean and quite. Thanks for sharing your treasure. Debbie and Steve San Antonio, Texas

Very nice

4.8 on April 11, 2007

My husband and I stayed here two years in a row for our Anniversary. The inn keepers are wonderful and the rooms are very nice. This B&B is completely worth the money. The only problem we encountered was a miscommunication on what room we were to stay in the second year we lodged there. But everything was settled very professionally.

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Location Type

Airport, Island, Oceanfront, Tropical


Corpus Christi, TX (CRP) 18 miles

Directions to property:

We are located on North Padre Island, which is close to Corpus Christi, Texas. Once you get to the island you will go to the 2nd light which is Whitecap Blvd, turn right. Go to first turn out on left side of Whitecap and make a left turn (about 2 blocks) on Gypsy. Go about 4 blocks over a canal, make a right turn on Ports of Call. Go to end of Ports of Call which dead ends into Fortuna Bay Dr. Make a right turn, go to culdesac and turn left into our driveway.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Deep Sea Fishing, Bird Watching, Sail boarding, Kite Surfing, kayaking, World Famous King Ranch, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, University

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Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Parking, Pool, Wi-Fi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Washer/dryer

On-site activities

Fishing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 2:00PM
  • Check Out:: 12:00PM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoke on Deck
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children must be with parents at all times on deck/pool
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Dogs under 15 Lbs.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekend--2-nites
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night deposit required.
  • Cancellations: depending on type of reservation three night--72 hours weekly/monthly 1 week
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John,Jackie and Michael Fisher

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets


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  • Time Served: Set by Guest
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Signature Dish

Creme Brulee French Toast with Cinnamon Butter
Saturdays are reserved as our sugar day. This dish is not low sugar nor low fat. A decadent way to spend a Saturday. Made with a Tahitian Vanilla Bean sugar, Ceylon Cinnamon, heavy cream and Challah Bread. Also comes with fruit and mini muffins.

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