The hotel is conveniently located just one and a half miles from fishing charters. The University of Texas Marine Science Institute is also within one and a half miles making the Best Western Ocean Villa an ideal location for guests visiting students. Within a short drive of the hotel, guests will find Texas Bird Watching, the Newport Dunes Golf Course and the Corpus Christi Bayfront Convention Center. Take time out to relax and enjoy all that Port Aransas has to offer while staying at the resort-style Best Western Ocean Villa located within walking distance of beautiful Texas beaches, the Pier and many of the local shops. The hotel is also close to a variety of recreational activities including fishing, surfing, boating, jet skiing, horseback riding and golf. Guests can also spend an afternoon touring the Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens, the Texas State Aquarium or the Lexington Naval Carrier. Port Aransas hosts a variety of events throughout the year for both visitors and locals to enjoy including the Sand Fest, fishing tournaments and free music concerts.