Tropic Winds RV Resort

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Tropic Winds RV Resort

1501 N. Loop 499, Harlingen, TX 78550 view map

Age-Qualified RV Resort in Texas

Make Tropic Winds RV Resort your home away from home in Texas! Located in the city of Harlingen, we're an age-qualified RV community offering an abundance of resort-style amenities. What's more, Tropic Winds is located just an hour from South Padre Island, where you can enjoy 19 miles of beautiful beaches, fishing, boating, water skiing and more.

Enjoy Texas RV camping any time of year at Tropic Winds RV Resort! Whether you're looking for an escape from the winter cold or just want to get away from it all, we're open year round for all of your vacationing needs.


  • Clubhouse
  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming Pool
  • Whirlpool/Spa/Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • RV Storage
  • Pets Welcome
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Horseshoes
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • Library
  • Business Center
  • Pickleball
  • Bocci Ball
  • Dog Park
  • Cable TV


Cottage (400 sq. ft./Pet Friendly)

These one bedroom rentals are fully furnished with a queen size bed, full size kitchen appliances, a dinette table, cookware, glassware, silverware, and microwave. There is a convenient sleeper sofa for guests as well as spacious closets and cabinet space. Rental includes linens, towels, cable TV and some utilities. Phone, Internet, and electricity are not included.

Pets are allowed with a pet deposit.

For reservations, contact the property for availability at (956) 423-4020.

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Whether you're planning a retreat for a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Tropic Winds RV Resort. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

We currently offer the following activities:

  • Activities Director
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Wood Carving
  • Dance Hall with Stage
  • Square, Line, Round & Ballroom Dancing
  • Weekly Potlucks
  • Exercise Classes
  • Water Aerobics
  • Activities Office
  • Dance Lessons
  • Garden Club
  • Non-Denominational Church Services
  • Water Volleyball
  • Weekly Dances & Concerts
  • Woodshop Club
  • Yoga
  • Encore Games
  • Workshop Club
  • RC Track


Craft Show

Starts: 12/05/2019 - Ends: 12/05/2019

Various items sold by individual vendors.

Swing Street Big Band Christmas Show

Starts: 12/15/2019 - Ends: 12/15/2019

17 piece show/dance orchestra consisting of active and retired band directors.

Brett Marshall Christmas Show

Starts: 12/23/2019 - Ends: 12/23/2019

Christmas concert featuring the talented pianist of the Valley Voices Chorale and the Rewind Band.

Craft Show

Starts: 01/02/2020 - Ends: 01/02/2020

Various items sold by individual vendors.

Dance - Southern Blend

Starts: 01/03/2020 - Ends: 01/03/2020

Family band from Harlingen playing everything from Classic Country to Classic Rock and everything in between!

Helen Russell & Co Show

Starts: 01/10/2020 - Ends: 01/10/2020

Helen Russell & Company have an Award Winning show that is one of a kind! LIVE music that features keyboard, bass, banjo and drums with a great variety of Country, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Gospel and Classic Rock from the 50s to the 70s, plus a tremendous tribute to our Veterans!

Dance - Regan James Hired Hand

Starts: 01/11/2020 - Ends: 01/11/2020

Regan James (Swedeen) is a country music performer from Minnesota who prides himself in his ability to sing all genres of music including classic country, new country, and 50s through 80s rock music.

The Baker Family Show

Starts: 01/13/2020 - Ends: 01/13/2020

The Baker Family is a high energy bluegrass band. As seen on America's Got Talent. This family includes a GRAND MASTER FIDDLE CHAMPION and nominee for female vocalist of year.

Dance With Leslie Blasing

Starts: 01/16/2020 - Ends: 01/16/2020

Music for all ages and from all eras!
-50s & 60s
-Top 40 Hits (Tropic Winds Queen of RGV)

Goldwing Express

Starts: 01/18/2020 - Ends: 01/18/2020

Great music and funny entertainment from this family band that plays Bluegrass, Country and Gospel.

Dance With The Hot Rodz

Starts: 01/23/2020 - Ends: 01/23/2020

A Valley-based group that plays the best variety of dance music, including rock n' roll from the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s, country, waltzes, and songs to line dance to! They are seasoned musicians that know how to entertain and keep a crowd dancing.

Kody Norris Show

Starts: 01/25/2020 - Ends: 01/25/2020

Always maintaining a sharp professional appearance, complete with colorful rhinestone suits and cowboy hats, The Kody Norris Show gives a bluegrass fan one of the most solid, entertaining and animated performances they will ever experience.

Edcouch/Elsa Mariachis

Starts: 01/26/2020 - Ends: 01/26/2020

Mariachi group made up of high school students from Edcouch/Elsa High School.

Kellie Marie Show

Starts: 01/30/2020 - Ends: 01/30/2020

Kellie performs tributes to the best female artists of all time including Karen Carpenter, Dolly Parton, Adele, Marie Osmond, Ann Murray and many others. You will be entertained and charmed as you enjoy her undeniable vocal talent.

Dance With The Classics

Starts: 02/01/2020 - Ends: 02/01/2020

The Valley's most experienced musicians! They play a mix of 50s, 60s and 70s classic rock with a dash of country western and Latin dance tunes thrown in the mix. Their motto says it all: Let US bring the PARTY to YOU!

Craft Show

Starts: 02/06/2020 - Ends: 02/06/2020

Various items sold by individual vendors

Dance With The Bottomline Band

Starts: 02/07/2020 - Ends: 02/07/2020

Local band playing country, rock, 60s & 70s. A little bit of everything for everybody!

Sarah Smith Trio

Starts: 02/08/2020 - Ends: 02/08/2020

Lead singer for the Canadian rock group The Joys, Sarah, has gone solo. Named Best Singer/Songwriter at the London Music Awards, due to her personal magnetism, breathtakingly emotive voice and empowering music.

Kainoa Show

Starts: 02/13/2020 - Ends: 02/13/2020

Kainoa Kamaka (aka KAI) is a professional sponsored KoAloha Ukulele Artist, born and raised from the Big Island of Hawaii and now resides in San Antonio, Texas. Recognized as an "Ambassador of Aloha" by the Lt. Governor of Hawaii and the L&L Hawaiian Grill franchise, Kainoa's wide repertoire of music from Hawaii to the mainland, combined with his energy and ability to entertain every audience, makes him a well-sought after entertainer for all events!

Dance With Rewind

Starts: 02/14/2020 - Ends: 02/14/2020

Your favorite RGV party band! Playing everything from oldies to today's hits!

McAllen High School Pan O'Steel Drum Show

Starts: 02/17/2020 - Ends: 02/17/2020

McAllen High School students come and play their steel drums.

Dance With Pelican West

Starts: 02/20/2020 - Ends: 02/20/2020

"Pelican West Band is a top notch show/dance band. With an extensive song list and several theme shows, this band is a perfect fit for any venue or special occasion"

Pickpocket Gene Turner Show

Starts: 02/21/2020 - Ends: 02/21/2020

Gene Turner began his career as a pickpocket entertainer almost by accident. As an insurance salesman, Gene would perform magic tricks for his clients, but soon found they wanted him to perform at parties more than they wanted to talk insurance. By 1985, Gene found he was successful enough with his comedy, magic, and pickpocket demonstrations to leave the world of actuarial tables behind and dedicate himself to his real love - performing.

Shake, Rattle & Roll Show

Starts: 02/27/2020 - Ends: 02/27/2020

Magical music from the 50s & 60s sung by this female quartet. They will have you laughing and singing.

Dance With The Cruisers

Starts: 02/28/2020 - Ends: 02/28/2020

50s & 60s Rock n' Roll

Spittin' Image Show

Starts: 02/29/2020 - Ends: 02/29/2020

Identical twin brothers, Blain & Brian Swabb, are a musical/comedy duo from Greenville, OH. You will experience great singing, great picking & a whole lot of belly laughs.

Craft Show

Starts: 03/05/2020 - Ends: 03/05/2020

Various items sold by individual vendors.

Ron & Jan Easter Show

Starts: 03/06/2020 - Ends: 03/06/2020

This husband and wife team will have you cracking up and singing!

Dance With Leslie Blasing

Starts: 03/07/2020 - Ends: 03/07/2020

Music for all ages and from all eras
-50s & 60s
-Top 40 Hits (Tropic Winds Queen of RGV)

The Sundrops Show

Starts: 03/12/2020 - Ends: 03/12/2020

To the core, The Sundrops offer unedited musical expertise. This band of siblings from Swift Current, Saskatchewan, is no ordinary run of the mill group! The bond between them shines the moment they step on stage together. From ages 12-16, The Sundrops' display of musical talent seems to have no end. The band plays family-friendly music from top 40 hits to old-time country.

Dance With Gatos Locos

Starts: 03/13/2020 - Ends: 03/13/2020

High energy band that plays oldies covers, specializing in 50s & 60s music. They play a little bit of everything and will get you on the dance floor.

Dance With Leslie Blasing

Starts: 03/17/2020 - Ends: 03/17/2020

Music for all ages and from all eras
-50s & 60s
-Top 40 Hits (Tropic Winds Queen of RGV)


General Policies:

  • Check In: 11 a.m.
  • Check Out: 11 a.m.
  • Minimum Check In age is 55 years old.
  • Guests aged 18 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children.
  • Pets are allowed.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • For late arrival arrangements, please contact our Reservation Department at (800) 458-6086.
  • To make changes to your reservation, please call our Reservation Department at (877) 864-2728 and specify that you booked your reservation online.
  • If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.


Reservation Payment Policies: Standard Stay

  • Your credit card will be charged one night rack rate prior to arrival.
  • Balance due on reservation start date.


Reservation Payment Policies: Extended Stay  30 days or longer 

      1  Month:

  • $200 deposit due at time of reservation.
  • Remaining balance is due on reservation start date. 

      2 to 6  Months:

  • One Month deposit due at time of reservation.
  • 50% of balance is due on reservation start date.
  • Final balance is due on 1st day of 2nd Month of reservation.


 Rental Extended Stays  30 days or longer  (No Daily or Weekly) 

      1  Month:

  • $500 deposit due at time of reservation.
  • Remaining balance is due on reservation start date. 

      2 to 6 Months:

  • $500 deposit due at time of reservation.
  • 50% of balance is due on reservation start date.
  • Final balance is due on 1st day of 2nd Month of reservation.


Cancellation and Refund Policy:


Daily or Weekly RV Site Reservatons:

  • If a RV site reservation is cancelled at least 2 days prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $25 will be charged prior to refunding any advance deposit. Otherwise the one night deposit will be forfeited.


Monthly Reservations (RV/Rentals):

  • For a full refund to be issued, cancellations must be made 60 prior to arrival or before September 1st.
  • After September 1st, your deposit will be held for a future stay to be used within one year or the following season.


Helpful Information:

  • Rates are based on 2 persons.
  • Electricity is additional.
  • Utility fees will be assessed in accordance with current metering and fee collection standards.
  • No tent sites.


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Harlingen, TX
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Sun 81
Mon 80
Tue 60
Wed 63

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