Stay Here, Play Here, Eat Here at our Island Resort. Located between the beach and the bay, Padre Island's all-in-one resort destination serves as the perfect launching point for adventure. Waves Resort Corpus Christi provides the perfect place for families, friends, business associates, corporations, or even solo travelers who are looking for an island and beach getaway. 91 Rooms. Endless Entertainment. Vacation planning starts here! Enjoy everything Upper Padre has to offer including direct access to Corpus Christi. We have a variety of standard hotel rooms great for your budget. Suites are available for families.