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10 Reasons to Spend Spring Break at Cinnamon Shore

No. 10: Private beach bonfires! A sign with your name on it signals the spot. Our Beach Crew will dig the pit, stack the wood for you, and stop by to tend the fire throughout the evening. You can order a s'more kit to amp up the fun. But circle your chairs around the flame and relax at the water's edge. Your kids will never forget it! Book your bonfire (read)

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Hear the Cinnamon Shore Theme Song!

Mark McKinney appeared on the Cinnamon Shore stage during Port A Live Music Fest! During he set, he sang the official theme song we commissioned when we launched Cinnamon Shore South.  Lyrics say: “I’ll take it all day, this way/Give me some more … Cinnamon Shore.” Texas country music artist Mark McKinney says that being (read)

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What to Take to the Beach!

Take a look at our top picks for a day on the beach this season--all available in the Cinnamon Shore Gift Shop on site or online . HARI MARI SANDALS, $69 Our collab with Hari Mari features the Cinnamon Shore logo on a sandals made for waterside adventures. Memory Foam-lined straps, a soft-squeeze foot bed, and firm arch supports keep you a step ahead (read)

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Holidays and Special Events

All About Texas SandFest 2023

Come Play in the Sand! Texas SandFest 2023 | April 14-16 Cinnamon Shore is an official sponsor of this family-friendly, internationally known event! At this festive weekend, you can: • Marvel at master sand sculptors who turn their gritty medium into incredible modern art on the beach! Enjoy the work of Master Duo Sculptors, Master Solo Sculptors (read)

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Compared to the Keys...

Travel site 'Thrillist' equates Texas' barrier isles to South Florida's premier destination--and highlights Lisabella's at Cinnamon Shore! What fun to see Mustang Island profiled alongside other great islands on the Texas Coast! In a May 2022 article, writer Matt Kirouac says that Mustang, Galveston Island, San Jose Island, Matagorda Island and others (read)

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Design and Realty

Best Bets for Bedroom Decor: Learning from Cinnamon Shore

We're all about relaxation at Cinnamon Shore. Whether it’s for a guest bedroom or for the master bedroom, choosing the right décor— is challenging. You don’t want a boring, bland, and featureless room. Spaces without personality can remind you of hotels or clinical settings—not exactly conducive to a good night’s (read)

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Travel Influencer Comes to Cinnamon Shore

Founder of Dame Traveler Instagram account and online travel community visits Cinnamon Shore, introducing our Gulf-side village to half a million followers! Author, photographer and founder of Dame Traveler, Nastasia Yakoub established an online community that follows her treks around the globe. She encourages women to travel fearlessly, earning a fierce (read)

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22 Reasons to Return in 2022

Traditions Continue at Cinnamon Shore! Every season brings the traditions that define vacation time at Cinnamon Shore. Our original village at Cinnamon Shore North and our fast-rising expansion, Cinnamon Shore South, welcome families and friends for another year of beachside fun. No. 1. Beach Bonfires. Our amazing beach crew will set up your personal (read)

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Cinnamon Shore Featured as Family Reunion Spot!

Perfect gathering spot for family reunions In a recent article for Austin Woman Magazine , travel writer Marika Flatt included Cinnamon Shore as one of her trio of picks for great places in Texas to gather with family in coming  months. Along with a villa in Austin called Casa Cartel and a Hill Country cabin at Medina Highpoint Resort in Medina (read)

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Get Your Vitamin Sea! Beach Time Is Good for the Soul

Do you relax and feel better at the beach? Here’s why: 'Blue Space' Studies show areas by ocean, lake, pond or pool elevate your mood. Looking out at the color blue actually changes your brain waves’ frequency, making you feel calm and at peace, according to clinical psychologists. The Washington Post reports that "[f]rom 2016 to 2020, (read)

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Doggone Fun at Cinnamon Shore!

Bring Your Pet To The Beach! Our pet-friendly rentals make it easy to bring your dog to the beach at Cinnamon Shore. We've noticed that one of the most popular searches on our web site is for  pet-friendly vacation rentals !   Dogs are welcome here~ We have a lot of homes and condos that welcome furry friends. You love your dog, and we (read)

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Design and Realty

2022 Color of the Year!

The official Color of the Year -- 'Veri Peri' -- resonates here at Cinnamon Shore! It's a violet blue meant as a nod to the future, and ours is very bright -- for 2022 and beyond. For the first time, the Pantone Color Institute created a brand-new, custom shade as its Color of the Year—a pretty periwinkle called Very Peri. With a “true blue (read)

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Seven Lakefront Cottages Showcase Coastal Luxury

Finishing in just over one year, the cottages will be part of the vacation rental pool! In October 2020, Cinnamon Shore Realty offered seven timeless cottages located on a scenic coastal lake as part of a pre-sale opportunity at Cinnamon Shore South. They sold quickly, and just over a year later, construction has finished—a testament to the demand (read)

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Tips for Sharing a Vacation Rental: For the Holidays or Any Time

Discover smart ways to vacation with family and friends, during holidays, Spring Break, and any time! Heading to the beach with your multi-generational family or your couple friends and their kids can be a blast! The kids get to play, the adults get to play -- and if you're renting a beach house it can help stretch your vacation dollars. A little planning (read)

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A Day in the Life...

See what it's like to own at Cinnamon Shore. Dr. Marylin Goodwin, a Gulf-front homeowner at Cinnamon Shore South and founder of a beach cleanup non-profit, has loved Port Aransas beaches since she was 5 years old—and she turns 75 next week. “That’s a long time,” she says. Now, she and husband J.B. Goodwin of Austin host family (read)

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Make Cinnamon Shore Your Base Camp: Hunt & Fish This Winter!

Cinnamon Shore has great accommodations for your crew this winter.   Gather your favorite outdoorsmen and women and head to the Texas Coast for winter’s best fishing and duck hunting. Cinnamon Shore offers an array of handsome beach homes that accommodate groups who want to take advantage of the season, get some fresh air, and have some fun (read)

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Why Beach Bonfires are Special at Cinnamon Shore

New pinion wood promises a more memorable experience, along with a beach attendant to check in with you and stoke the fire for hours. When you reserve a beach bonfire at Cinnamon Shore, it's always been an experience. Our crews dig the shallow fire pit for you, stack the logs, and arrange the beach chairs for your group. Then, a beach attendant (read)

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Summer's End at Cinnamon Shore: Enjoy the Last Long Weekend

Sigh...summer's coming to a close. Here's how our homeowners and guests will celebrate. Enjoy the last days of the season at Cinnamon Shore! We offer plenty of family fun -- from sand castle and surfing lessons to Outdoor Movie Nights! Sign up for classes to help you get fit for fall. Relax with a margarita in hand on Lisabella's patio during a concert (read)

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In the News: Texas Magazines Tout Cinnamon Shore

From Austin to San Antonio, travel stories highlight Port A and Cinnamon Shore. Tribeza Magazine | July-August 2021   This Austin magazine featured the writer’s glowing review of her stay at Cinnamon Shore in a first-person article that celebrates Port Aransas. Nostalgia for childhood trips to Port A didn’t keep Writer Hannah J. Phillips (read)

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Explore Bayside Beauty-A Nature Walk at Port Aransas' Birding Center

Take this easy excursion from Cinnamon Shore to the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center. It's an unusual location--right next door to the Nueces County Water Treatment Facility--but here you'll find a landscaped pathway leading behind the gurgling machinery to find a newly built, 700-foot boardwalk over freshwater wetlands . It winds amid a well landscaped (read)

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5 Great Reasons to Return to Cinnamon Shore

Our Port Aransas Village Community Beckons! Families at Cinnamon Shore have had the MOST summer fun so far! Here are the top 5 reasons to come back this fall and to book early for 2022! (Pssst: Busy fall weekends and peak season book fast, so choose your favorite rental now! CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY ) No. 1  Quiet Season Is Making Some Noise! (read)

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Holidays and Special Events

4th of July Bike Parade-PHOTO GALLERY FUN

Can't Get More All-American Than Our Annual Bike Parade! Families gathered to decorate their cycles, and then after the circuit was made several times, they enjoyed sparklers and snow cones, music and more. Thanks to all who participated and made the day so fun! Dozens of kids and their families turned out for the annual tradition! Don't forget to pack (read)

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Cinnamon Shore Helps Texas Monthly Writer Channel the Hamptons Dream Life

Diane Keaton has nothing on Texas Monthly Writer Wendy Aarons during her stay at Cinnamon Shore South. Wendy's July 1st article for the "Where to Stay Now" column chronicles her vacation with her husband, two teens, and parents at Cinnamon Shore South last spring. She starts by envisioning herself as a protagonist in a Nancy Meyers' film, such as Diane (read)

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Traveling Mom Blog: Port A No. 1 Family Beach Destinations

'It's a short drive to toes in the sand,' writes Jill  Robbins. Cinnamon Shore earned this mom blogger's top recommendation for family friendly Port Aransas resort. "Our favorite resort is Cinnamon Shore,"  she shared with followers of her blog, as she outlines 18 of the best beaches in Texas in her May 2021 post. She puts Port Aransas at (read)

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We Made the Cover-The Bend

Check out the article! We're thrilled to be featured on the cover The Bend magazine, the premier print publication celebrating life along The Coastal Bend of Texas. Along with four other area locales, it touts our community as a "swoon-worthy" place to "staycation." And Cinnamon Shore earns its spot on the list as the Family Excursion destination. Touting (read)

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Make Time for Family Time

There's never enough time. Make some when you come to Cinnamon Shore.  A study from a SoCal tourism board found that families only spend just 37 minutes of quality time together on weekdays. Of the 2,000 surveyed, 60% of those with school-age kids say life is “hectic.” If you’re longing to slow down and reconnect, book time at (read)

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TRENDING: Cinnamon Shore In Sync With AmEx's 2021 Top Trends

Travelers are on the move: See why Cinnamon Shore is drawing record interest and booking faster than ever. American Express has released its American Express Travel: Global Travel Trends Report, providing unique insight into consumer sentiment toward travel nearly one year after the COVID-19 pandemic began. Through results are grounded in survey research (read)

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See Our Award-Winning Video: Come Home to Cinnamon Shore

Thank You For Making Us Your Home Away From Home On The Texas Coast! A gold medal winner at the recent Addy Awards, this video captures the true essence of time spent at Cinnamon Shore. It’s about family. It’s about love. It’s about feeling like you’ve found where you’re meant to be on the Texas Coast. If you know Cinnamon (read)

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Holidays and Special Events

SPRING BREAK: See the Schedule!

See All We Have Planned For Your Spring Break Vacation! Spring Break weeks vary from school district to school district, but whenever you're at Cinnamon Shore, we'll have lots to do for your family. When you're not enjoying the beach or the community's three pools, check out the daily events and activities we've scheduled just for you! Sat., March 6 (read)

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Finding Balance-Paddleboard Yoga at Cinnamon Shore!

Part of the health and wellness offerings at our village For years, we've partnered with Texas Surf Camps to offer a variety of activities for our homeowners and guests--and paddleboard yoga at our Dune Pool has drawn lots of interest in recent years. .    Once a novelty, this trending exercise has only grown in popularity, and it offers benefits (read)

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Value a Vacation at Cinnamon Shore

Ready for a vacation? A recent Expedia survey shows Americans value of vacations more than ever after 2020--especially after all the time people spent at home. Can you relate? The annual Vacation Deprivation Study revealed: Travelers plan to take an extra week (five days) of vacation in 2021. One-third report they will take more vacations than usual (read)

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Isn't It Romantic? Try Lisabella's Valentine Menu

Open on a Sunday Night for Valentine's Dining, Lisabella's Offers Impressive Fare You'll Fall In Love With! We hope you'll enjoy a romantic beach weekend, capped off by a Sunday night dinner on Cupid's big day. Kris Amundsen and Chef Spencer Cox offer the perfect menu for celebrating with your sweetheart at Lisabella's Bistro, located in the heart of (read)

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Dogs Love The Beach

   Bring Your Dog To Cinnamon Shore Meet Briggs! He's an 8-year-old golden retriever who had a blast in the “sun and sand … and water!” according to owner Natalie T., who snapped the photo above during a stay at Cinnamon Shore. With great options for pet-friendly rentals and amenities such as our Dune Dogs Playground &mdash (read)

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Cinnamon Shore Catches the Eye of Texas Lifestyle Magazine

Another great write-up on Cinnamon Shore highlights the ways it surprises and delights those who discover its charms! Texas Lifestyle magazine's Escape — To Nowhere series highlights "locations where guests can have their own space, feel far enough away from others and cook for themselves in their own full kitchens, if they so choose– yet (read)

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Houstonia Magazine Highlights Cinnamon Shore Holidays

A travel article lets H-Town In On Cinnamon Shore Holiday Happenings: This Houston-area coverage showcases Cinnamon Shore as a great Gulf Coast destination in its holiday destination round-up. Houstonia shares all the reasons our village makes a perfect place to celebrate the season, from cozy houses with fireplaces to heated pools and beach bonfires (read)

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Travel Blogger Discovers Cinnamon Shore!

Writer of Ripped Jeans & Bifocals Blog Says She'll Return: San Antonio-based Blogger Jill Robbins had never stayed at Cinnamon Shore. When she and her husband brought their two boys for a visit  this fall, she became entranced and wrote a great review of the resort community. She calls it "our new favorite place in Port Aransas." She shared (read)

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'The Bend' Spotlights Town Center Residence

A new homes story by this Coastal Bend magazine highlights a San Antonio family's decision to buy as Cinnamon Shore After vacationing at Cinnamon Shore for a few years, the Carters started looking to buy a vacation home there, writes The Bend 's Jacqueline Gonzalez. They chose a two-story residence at our new Tradewinds Outpost building, which houses (read)

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D CEO Magazine Showcases Cinnamon Shore

Premier business magazine in Dallas visits our community--and raves! The November 2020 issue of D CEO Magazine celebrates Mustang Island and Cinnamon Shore with a two-page spread in its Off Duty section. For the "Well-Traveled" column, writer Christine Perez introduces the beach town and our development to the readership of this upscale publication, (read)

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Why Cinnamon Shore? One Austin Couple’s Answer

Get to know one of our Founding Neighbors at Cinnamon Shore South and find out why they’re building a coastal dream home there. Meet the Neighbors: Lavonne and Robert (Andy) Blalock, Texas natives and residents of Austin, married for 36 years Texas Beaches They Grew Up Visiting : Andy’s family vacationed at Galveston, while Lavonne spent (read)

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Shoulder Season Serenity: Visit Us This Fall

  6 Reasons to Come to Cinnamon Shore This October Fall brings cooler days and fewer crowds to the coast, but there's lots going on this fall in Port Aransas and at Cinnamon Shore! Here are six great reasons to book a fall vacation at the prettiest seaside village on the Texas Coast.     1) Great Fall Fishing!  The red drum start (read)

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Beach & Road Trips: Trending 2020

Families Are Choosing Road Trips And Beach Vacays Such trends are making Cinnamon Shore a prime destination. Road tripping and lounging on a beach beat all other vacation options in a 2020 survey by Twiddy and Company, an Outer Banks vacation rental company. In a poll of 1,000 Americans, 72% said they preferred to drive to their destination. The survey (read)

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The Discoverer Blog Picks Port A!

Port A Makes the List! '8 Cities You Haven't Visited But Should': Long-time lovers of Port A know all the reasons the town draws generations of beachgoers. But now The Discoverer Blog has shared the secret! It entices travelers to look beyond big-city destinations like NYC and San Francisco and take the road less traveled. Now, as travelers cast a wary (read)

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Happiness During Coastal Quarantine

One family found togetherness and joy during the pandemic in a vacation rental at Cinnamon Shore. When the Wilson family booked Spring Break at Cinnamon Shore, as usual, they had no idea how well they would get to know their favorite beach community on the Texas Coast. During their Spring Holiday stay, things starting shutting down due to COVID-19. (read)

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Mustang Island: Named One of '9 Beaches That Are Better in the Fall'

Coastal Living says autumn is the best time to come to Mustang Island, when Cinnamon Shore sees fewer crowds and warm weather well into the fall.  We weren’t surprised when the magazine put our lovely Mustang Island on its list of “9 Beaches That Are Better in the Fall.” That’s when the Texas sun shines with gentler rays (read)

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COVID-19 : Temporary Beach Restrictions & Updates

Get the information you need for your upcoming vacation. The beach curfews ordered by Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales have been lifted, as of Tuesday, Aug. 25, according to the South Port Jetty. There had been a restriction on vehicular traffic on the beach, including golf carts, but that order was also lifted as of Aug. 9th. However, camping on (read)

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Vacation Longer, Live Longer

40-year Study Shows How Long You Should Vacation You know it’s true: Vacations help you unwind and help your health. Now, a new, 40-year study from the University of Helsinki, Finland, proves it. The finding, published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, shows that those who took three weeks of vacation a year or more had lower death (read)

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What People Are Saying About Cinnamon Shore

We appreciate the kind words! We have enjoyed seeing some great, recent feedback and wanted to share these positive reviews about our community and staff.    Always a pleasant atmosphere ! Breathtaking views, staff always ready to help, lots of activities & shops and I never left without new friends. 🌴    Love this place!! Amenities (read)

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Look Out for Blue Buttons!

Have you spotted these little wonders washing up on the shore? In June, media around South Texas started reporting sightings of these curious little creatures washing up on the shores of Port A and Texas Coast. Commonly known as Blue Buttons, they look like a strange type of jelly fish, but they're actually related to the Portuguese Man o' War. Not (read)

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All About Texas SandFest 2020

A Sand Spectacle on the Beaches of Port Aransas  From intricate sculptures made of sand by the experts to sandal-stomping fun on the beach with live music and more, you'll have a blast at the Texas SandFest 2020--now scheduled for Oct. 2-4, 2020. It's one of the largest beach fests in the U.S., bringing beach lovers together to watch master (read)

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We're Reopening! Welcome Back

We're delighted to have guests return, with proper precautions in place. We’re pleased to begin accepting reservations starting May 1st, 2020, the day that the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Board officially reopen the city for fun. Here’s a look at the protocols and procedures we've established to ensure that Cinnamon (read)

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Globe St.: Port A Makes Popular Retreat, Now More Than Ever

  More popular after the pandemic   In “The Great Migration Includes Escape to Port A,” GlobeSt.com predicts more interest in our charming city as the U.S. emerges from isolation caused by COVID-19. Homeowners have flocked here to weather the shutdown, in private enclaves like Cinnamon Shore.           (read)

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Houston Family Magazine Features Cinnamon Shore

A Houston writer chronicles her family's stay at Cinnamon Shore, touting its many amenities and natural charms.   Writer Kimberly Davis Guerra visited prior to the COVID-19 shutdown and gave glowing praise to the community. Guerra says that upon arrival, "you feel transported and immediately relaxed as soon as you pull into the community," and (read)

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The Scoop on Spring Break 2020

There's a lot going on during Spring Break at Cinnamon Shore! Here's a look at the schedule, built around the most popular weeks for major Texas cities and towns.    Thank you for coming!   We look forward to seeing all the families who not only choose the beach for Spring Break, and who choose to go the beach at Cinnamon Shore!   (read)

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Capture the Quiet Season: Photo Contest

ENTER NOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! Every fall and winter, Port Aransas showcases its quiet beauty, making for memorable moments. From sharing good times with family and friends on the beach to relaxing on the deck of a great beach home in our community, these social media-worthy moments could earn you a return trip! Share the shots you take during (read)

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Science Says Best Gift for Your Family: Vacations!

Research Encourages You to Spend Time With Loved Ones at Places Like Cinnamon Shore We often give trinkets and toys for birthdays and holidays. But according to Matador Network, the best present to give your family is time away together on vacation. Here's why a trip to Cinnamon Shore can mean more than the average gift. Science says...  Writer (read)

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Coastal Kitchens at Cinnamon Shore

  Stocking a Coastal Kitchen: 5 Essentials for a Week or a Weekend! Much thought goes into the gorgeous kitchens at Cinnamon Shore, with their exquisite tile back splashes, creative light fixtures, built-in microwaves, open shelving, and more. But the most beautiful kitchen means less when you can't find the measuring spoons or collander you (read)

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Under the Umbrella: How to Pack for a Day on the Beach

Get tips and tricks for packing up gear for the beach!  It's a beachgoer's dilemma: How to load up anad transport the picnic bag, toys, towels, sunscreen and more? We've got tips for efficient ways to get there and ideas for essentials to bring and what to leave behind.   Beach buggies make it easy. You can take a few trips if (read)

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10 Things Not to Miss This Summer

A Few of our Favorite Things! Summer's special at Cinnamon Shore! With returning families enjoying their vacation homes and guests discovering our special enclave for the first time, there's lots to do and plenty to keep the kids entertained.  Don't miss these favorite activities this summer.   1. Laying under the shade of a (read)

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Port Aransas: Ranking Globally

Port Aransas Gains Global Reputation! We love Port A, but more and more have discovered the charms of our little town on Mustang Island.    Port Aransas is turning heads of travel writers and vacationers in Texas and beyond.   A recent article in the  Houston Chronicle touts Port Aransas' recovery from Hurricane Harvey and says Cinnamon (read)

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5 Ways to Relax at Cinnamon Shore

Beach lovers know it's true: Just coming to the beach changes your state of mind and induces almost immediate relaxation. When you arrive at Cinnamon Shore you'll have the setting and the amenities to transform your vacation into time away that's truly transformative. Here's a look at five ways you can relax at Cinnnamon Shore.   (read)

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Port A: Off the Grid!

Port Aranases makes list of Spring Break best bets! The folks at Rent.com put together a list of the top seven off-the-grid 2019 Spring Break destinations in the U.S. Port A came in at No. 6 as the perfect alternative to South Padre Island, which draws the college crowds. In contrast, Port Aranses draws families seeking a quieter experience as the (read)

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Best Beach Hacks for a Day in Port A

Best Beach Hacks for a Day in Port A   We scoured the Internet, so you don’t have to. Enjoy these tips the next time you hit the beach at Cinnamon Shore.   Here are 10 of our favorite ways to make a day at the beach as easy as a sea breeze.   From Hip2Save.com , we like these tricks: 1) Try this simple sand remover. Sprinkle baby powder (read)

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Family Traditions Matter at Cinnamon Shore

(Photos by Shannon Lafayette)     Family Traditions Matter at Cinnamon Shore   Make memories tinged with saltwater and sprinkled with sand during a visit to Cinnamon Shore.   On visits to Port Aransas, people post Instagram pic of their kids standing inside the mouths of giant, iconic shark statues at souvenir shops downtown. They (read)

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Spring Break at Cinnamon Shore: So. Much. Fun.

Spring Break at Cinnamon Shore: So. Much. Fun.   Don’t miss the festivities and events we’re planning just for you. We’ll have family-friendly activities throughout the month of March, but here are the highlights for the busiest Spring Break weeks in Texas! Beach Bonfire Bash & Luau   Sunday 3.10 -  Join our bash on the beach, (read)

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Vacation Value in Port Aransas

Cinnamon Shore offers luxury for less – whether you’re vacationing or looking to buy.   The Secret's Out!   Port Aransas made the U.S. News & World Report list of “ 30 Cheap Beach Vacations for Travelers on a Budget. ” (Slide 22) It’s listed alongside the likes of worldwide destinations that include Crete, Greece (read)

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Cinnamon Shore Impresses Media, Earns Rave Review from Unique Homes

  With the tagline “The World of Luxury Real Estate,” Unique Homes magazine knows just how to categorize Cinnamon Shore in Port Aransas. The media outlet specializes in the country’s finest developments and top real estate listings, and it raved about Cinnamon Shore after Associate Editor Marlene Ridgway visited the community last October. Check (read)

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Port Aransas is Named Among Top 25 Favorite Beach Towns in America

  We are excited to announce that Port Aransas has been listed in Fodor’s “ America’s 25 Favorite Beach Towns .” The US is covered with beautiful beaches, including La Jolla, Gulf Shores, Key West, and Long Beach, so we are honored to be included amongst some of the best beach towns.   Whether an occasional getaway or a family tradition, for many (read)

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It's Time to Retreat to the Coast

“Port Aransas has always been a place for Texas to relax, play, and make lasting memories. Now, after Harvey, it needs us just as much as we need it.” These powerful words can be found in this month’s Texas Monthly . Both Texas Monthly and Texas Highways featured us in their publications, as well as dozens of other local establishments. In both editions (read)

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Your Perfect Spring Break Reading List

Spring Break is fast-approaching, which means it’s just a matter of time before you’ll start packing to head somewhere warmer. Of course, a perfect packing list isn’t complete without a few must-reads -- after all, is there anything better than lounging by the ocean, sand between your toes, salty breeze through your hair, a warm sun, and a good book (read)

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Spring Break: Unplugged

iPads, iPhones, Macbooks, PS4s, Xboxes – doesn’t it seem like your kids are constantly staring at a screen? Their mid-semester break will be here in just a few weeks, and with a vacation from school comes a much-needed vacation from technology, too.  Cinnamon Shore’s Spring Break itinerary is packed with beach activities that’ll have your kids (read)

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The Thrill Seeker's Spring Break

It’s mid-march and the holidays are long gone, but summer still seems so far away. The Texas heat is creeping in, giving you and your family visions of backyard BBQs, tan lines, and cannon ball competitions. You started the New Year off strong, and so far, you’ve kept up with every single one of your resolutions. (Okay, maybe just most of them.) The (read)

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Spring Break for Sanctuary Seekers

That glorious mid-March vacation is on the horizon. Doesn’t it seem like an eternity since you and your family had a break? While typical Spring Break beach destinations may conjure up visions of raucous parties, we have a secret for you: a beach vacation during Spring Break can actually be a wholesome family experience.  You work hard to keep (read)

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10 Features your Vacation Rental Needs

New year means new opportunities. At  Cinnamon Shore , it’s not just the view and location that attracts guests to our most popular vacation rentals, it’s the fact that they are visiting a home that treats them like their own. Think of the last time you rented a vacation home. What did you like the most about it? What features were missing? Did you (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Flipkey Names Port A "Best Vacations for Families With Toddlers"

Flipkey listed Port Aransas among the 10 Best Vacations for Families With Toddlers in a recent article. See excerpt below! Fill your days in Port Aransas searching for seashells, fishing from the pier, and exploring the local nature reserves. The 18 miles of soft-sand beaches here provide a cushiony landing spot for toddlers still getting the hang (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Dede Raad visits the Shore (and tells all!)

Travel and style blogger Dede Raad recently spent some time with the Cinnamon Shore community. Read about her experience and look through her gorgeous images at the link to her article below! READ THE FULL ARTICLE (read)

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Design and Realty

Spring Break Meets Sustainable Design

When you go on spring break to warmer weather, you might not necessarily be thinking about saving the planet — much less about sustainable design!But there are environmentally friendly options when it comes to accommodations. With a little searching, you might be able to find a place to stay that meets your needs, is healthy, energy efficient (read)

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Holidays and Special Events

Bring Your Valentine to the Beaches at Cinnamon Shore

A winter getaway to Cinnamon Shore will impress your valentine. The upscale, Port Aransas, Texas, development has gorgeous beach houses, condos, and town homes to rent for a romantic weekend or even for the week, and the concierge services team at Cinnamon Shore can help you kindle romance with a variety of special services. Choose rental packages that (read)

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Lifestyle

Best Time to Buy Plane Tickets

We've all heard urban legends about when is best to book your flight, but a new study by Expedia and Airlines Reporting Corporation indicates that 2017 will bring lower prices and better deals for airline passengers. According to Chuck Thackston, ARC’s managing director of enterprise information "All the data show is no matter how you look at it, it (read)

Lifestyle

Our Blog: The Cinnamon Shore Experience

Get Away to the Great Outdoors at Cinnamon Shore This winter, Cinnamon Shore concierge services can connect you with some of the best duck hunting and fishing grounds on the Texas Coast. Mild South Texas winters attract duck hunters and fishermen to Port Aransas, Texas, shores like the perfect duck call or a shiny, bright lure. Cinnamon Shore, a luxury (read)