Generations of Port Aransas visitors have called Executive Keys home while enjoying the beach, fishing, shopping, and local attractions. These family-friendly condominiums are just steps from the beach and minutes from downtown. Scroll down to learn more about the property, the beach and things to do.
What is Executive Keys doing in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Consult the City of Port Aransas web page on coronavirus for the latest information from the City.
Our highest priority is the safety of our guests, owners, staff, and their families so we have instituted new, enhanced cleaning policies and relaxed our cancellation policies.
Please stay safe by taking the following actions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):
When are check in and check out?
Check in time is 4:00 PM. Check out time is 11:00 AM.
What size are the condos?
Efficiency units are 432 square feet and accommodate 1-3 guests. Two bedroom condos are 1,100 square feet and sleep up to 6. Three bedroom condos are 1,300 square feet and sleep up to 9. Townhouses are 1,900 square feet and sleep up to 10.
Will I have to pay cleaning or resort fees in addition to the nightly rate?
No. At Executive Keys, we do not believe in surprising our guests with hidden charges such as booking, reservation, cleaning or resort fees that can add hundreds to your bill. Unless you request additional services, the nightly rate you are quoted + required taxes is what you pay.
Does Executive Keys offer discounted rates for extended stays?
Executive Keys welcomes Winter Texans and others who are planning a longer stay. Please call our office at (361) 749-6272 for weekly and monthly rates.
Which credit cards does Executive Keys accept?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
Does Executive Keys have accessible rooms?
Please call our office at (361) 749-6272 to discuss your needs.
Will my condo have a balcony?
All units have either a balcony or patio.
Will my condo have a kitchen?
All condos have a full kitchen with a coffee maker, microwave, stove, refrigerator, dinnerware, cookware, and utensils. In addition, charcoal barbecue pits are available in the picnic areas.
Is wifi available?
Yes, wifi is available throughout the property for FREE.
Is parking free at the condo?
Yes, parking is FREE. We have plenty of parking most of the year but we ask that you limit the number of vehicles, boats and golf carts you bring onsite during peak times.
Can I bring my pets?
We do have some dog-friendly condo units available. Please see our pet policy.
Will my condo be cleaned every day?
For the safety of our guests and staff, our cleaning policies have been modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Does Executive Keys have laundry facilities?
Yes, coin operated washers and dryers are available in the clubhouse.
Does Executive Keys have a fish house?
Yes, a fish house is available for guests and owners.
Is smoking permitted?
Smoking is allowed on the property but is not allowed at the pool or in condo units, the clubhouse/laundry room or the office. Please dispose of any waste in the ash trays located throughout the grounds.
Why is each condo decorated differently?
Condominiums at Executive Keys are owned by individuals who have agreed to include their unit in the rental pool so others can enjoy this prime location. Each unit is inspected regularly to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our guests.
Was Executive Keys damaged by Hurricane Harvey?
In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Port Aransas, Texas as a Category 4. Like most buildings in the city, Executive Keys suffered heavy damage. We spent more than two years repairing damage and modernizing our property including upgrading our wifi and cable television systems.
How close is the beach?
Executive Keys sits on 10 acres just behind the sand dunes. The beach is a 5-10 minute walk using our private boardwalk or the sidewalk on Beach Access Road 1-A.
Can I drive to and park on the beach?
Yes, there is a road along the beach. Driving on the beach is subject to all applicable traffic laws. Parking is allowed in designated areas but the City of Port Aransas requires a parking permit. Parking permits can be purchased for $12.00 at City Hall and most convenience, grocery and souvenir stores in Port Aransas and are valid for the calendar year (January 1 - December 31). Don't forget to buy a permit - there is a fine for parking on the beach without one.
Does the beach have lifeguards?
Port Aransas Beach Guards are stationed between Marker D and Marker 17 daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day and Thursday through Sunday from Labor Day until Halloween.
Are dogs allowed on the beach?
Yes, but they must be leashed at all times by ordinance of the City of Port Aransas.
Is alcohol allowed on the beach?
Yes, but glass containers are prohibited.
Are fires allowed on the beach?
Small fires are allowed on the beach. Firewood can be purchased at many nearby convenience and grocery stores. Please ensure all campfires are completely extinguished.
Things To Do
What amenities are available at Executive Keys?
Executive Keys has a large pool, fish house, volleyball net, ping pong table, and recreation room. There is plenty of lawn for playing catch or to let the kiddos run around. We also have picnic areas with charcoal barbecue pits and picnic tables. Coin operated washers and dryers are available in the clubhouse. (Okay, that last one isn't all that fun but sometimes it is a necessity.)
Are stores and restaurants nearby?
A convenience store and souvenir shop are within walking distance, just a couple of blocks away. Shopping in downtown Port Aransas is a short, less than 4 mile drive. There are a wide variety of stores including a grocery store as well as souvenir, tackle, kites, clothing, jewelry, home decor, art, candy, liquor, and more. From casual to fine dining, Port Aransas has food to suit your mood: seafood, steaks, Italian, Mexican, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, donuts, ice cream, and more.
What else can we do in Port Aransas?
Several local businesses offer deep sea fishing excursions. Dolphin-watching cruises are also available. Port Aransas is a well-known destination for birding and wildlife photography. Surfboards, kayaks, stand up paddleboards (SUP), jet skis, and bicylces are available for rent around town. Or, check out some live music.
How do I get around Port Aransas?
There are several options for getting around Port Aransas. It takes minutes to get around town via car although it can take longer during peak times such as Spring Break and during the summer. Golf cart rentals are very popular. A number of businesses rent golf carts by the day or week. Golf carts can be driven on streets within the city and on the beach road. A Trolley bus stop is located across the street from Executive Keys. This #94 Port Aransas shuttle bus operates during the day and stops at points of interest. Single trip fares (exact fare required) and daily, weekly and monthly passes are available. In addition, taxi services are available for a very reasonable rate. Please do not drink and drive.
Does Port Aransas host any festivals?
Port Aransas is home to several festivals throughout the year including the Whooping Crane Festival and Texas SandFest. Be sure to book early because condos and hotels throughout Port Aransas fill early.
What attractions are nearby?
If you need a break from the beach, there is plenty to do nearby. Here is a sample. Be sure to check in advance for hours of operation and occupancy restrictions due to COVID-19.