Vacation Rentals and Vacation Rental Management on North Padre Island!
Plan a vacation of sun, sand and surf with family or friends in this prime Texas waterfront destination. Explore the protected Padre Island National Seashore that – at nearly 70 miles long – is the longest undeveloped barrier island in the world. Visit the natural wonders and rich sailing history of this beach-side paradise.
This gorgeous area offers mouth-watering seafood restaurants and incredible Gulf views. There is no shortage of family-friendly activities including parasailing, water sports, dolphin cruises, and more.
Browse our great selection of North Padre Island vacation rentals for your next vacation! Whether you’re planning a Texas beachside adventure, heading out on a family vacation, or just looking for a weekend getaway, there is a Grand Welcome vacation rental for everyone!
Locally owned and operated on North Padre Island
Grand Welcome North Padre Island is owned and operated by Joel Harris. Born and raised in Austin, Joel is an avid traveler who firmly believes that surroundings matter when it comes to creating meaningful memories.
Joel spent the first part of his career in education after earning a Bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College and a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi. He then transitioned into the real estate and is now a licensed realtor.
He’s active in the local community, serving as a board chair for Si Se Puede Schools, an organization that seeks to provide quality education for underserved communities. He’s also part of the UT Marine Science Center’s advisory board and a member on the Port Aransas ISD Facilities Committee.
Joel stays active and enjoys surfing, skiing, writing, music, travel, and spending time with his wife and their five children.
He’s passionate about making a positive impact on those around him and looks forward to providing Port A homeowners and guests with premium service.