Outdoor Recreation in the Corpus Christi Bay Area

Outdoor recreation near Fortuna Bay in Corpus Christi, TX

The Corpus Christi area offers a diverse range of outdoor activities to suit every interest and skill level. With beautiful weather and a coastal topography which offers many different recreational opportunities, Corpus Christi is the ideal vacation destination.

Water Sports

Corpus Christi is ideally located on the central Texas coast and is one of the best places in Texas to experience all types of water sports. With beautiful beaches perfect for adventure, you're sure to create some unforgettable adventures.









Schlitterbahn Water Park


Beach Combing, Wildlife Viewing & Photography

Corpus Christi has ideal beaches for beach combing. Walk along our beaches, searching for seashells, sand dollars and even shark teeth that are often deposited by the waves. Right after a storm is the best time to find quality items.

If you're looking for nature tourism opportunities, Corpus Christi has some great spots. Many species are here year-round, while others use the area as part of their migration route.

Beach Treasures and Treasure Beaches


Nature and Wildlife Photography


Animal Species



With fishing spots as diverse as the isolated marshes of San Jose Island, the untouched flats of Upper Laguna Madre, and the much-praised trout rocks in Baffin Bay, Corpus Christi is an angler's dream.

Deep Sea Headquarters


Corpus Christi Fishing


Fishing Corpus Christi Bay


Fisherman's Warf



With access to grain fields, brush country, and the marshes of Laguna Madre, Corpus Christi is ideally located for the pursuit of wild game such as waterfowl, whitetail, doves, and exotics. Surrounded by acres and acres of private ranches that offer day leases, weekend hunts or year round leases, Corpus Christi is the perfect destination for hunting.

Corpus Christi Hunting - South Texas Game


Waterfowl Hunting


Hiking & Biking

The Gulf Coast is replete with cycling, walking, and hiking trails, established to give our communities a move livable atmosphere, provided fun outdoor recreation and promote a green environment. Try some of our hiking and biking trails, and experience the invigorating vibe of our beautiful coastal city.

Region 4 - Gulf Coast Trails


Padre Island National Seashore


Corpus Christi Bay Trail



The game of golf in Corpus Christi goes back to the roots of links golf, where the game is more about creativity, controlling ball path and adjusting to conditions.

Palmilla Beach Resort & Golf Club


Lozano Golf Center


River Hills Country Club


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Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms at Fortuna Bay in Corpus Christi, TX

At home on the island. Our goal is to help you feel at home on the island. Each unit has a living room, dining room, full kitchen, one or two bedrooms, one or two baths, central heat and air, washer/dryer, coffee maker, cable TV and WIFI, and is fully furnished with towels, sheets, pots/pans, dishes and silverware, all the comforts of home.


Things to Do near Fortuna Bay in Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, Texas is a well-known center for outdoor recreation like fishing, surfing, kiteboarding, and sailing, but it is also a diverse area rich with cultural arts and entertainment and excellent dining.

Fortuna Bay Bed and Breakfast
15405 Fortuna Bay Dr. #12
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
1(512) 466-2055

Welcome to Fortuna Bay Bed and Breakfast in Corpus Christi, Texas

This hideaway on Texas’ North Padre Island is cradled between the Laguna Madre and the Gulf of Mexico on Padre Island. Fortuna Bay Bed and Breakfast is an incredible three-story inn with a red tiled roof.

Fortuna Bay Bed and Breakfast is located at the intersection of five canals with the main canal leading to the Laguna Madre just five minutes away. We offer exclusive boat access to the water, and the beaches of Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico are within walking distance of the inn.