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Rio Hondo overview

Rio Hondo is a budget-friendly place surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and waterfalls. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Families will find plenty of fun at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. A stop at places like Harlingen Soccer Complex and South Padre Island Golf Club will create some memories. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Rio Hondo is for you.

Where to stay in Rio Hondo

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Rio Hondo has accommodations to fit every need. There are 111 hotels in the Rio Hondo area and you can shop as many as 25 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 55%.
  • • 32 2-star hotels with an average price of $38 per night
  • • 42 3-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 33 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

How to get to Rio Hondo

Fly in to Harlingen, TX (HRL-Valley Intl.), 14 mi (22.5 km) from downtown Rio Hondo. Brownsville, TX (BRO-Brownsville-South Padre Island Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

What to see around Rio Hondo

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • South Padre Island Golf Club
  • • Treasure Hills Golf Club
  • • Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course
  • • New Fishing Pier
  • • Rollie Melville Community Park
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Bobz World
  • • South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center
  • • Sea Turtle Rescue Center
  • • Sea Turtle Inc
  • • Dolphin and Nature Research Center
Its beaches and waterfalls are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Harlingen Soccer Complex
  • • Victor Park
  • • Laguna Madre Nature Trail
  • • Andy Bowie Park
  • • Isla Blanca Park
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Little Graceland
  • • Iwo Jima Monument
  • • Museums of San Benito
  • • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site
  • • South Padre Island Convention Centre

When to visit Rio Hondo

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 80°F day, 52°F night
  • • April-June: 92°F day, 64°F night
  • • July-September: 93°F day, 72°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 52°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.8 inches
  • • April-June: 6.5 inches
  • • July-September: 9.5 inches
  • • October-December: 6.4 inches