For fun-seekers, gamers, arcade aficionados and escape room artists, there’s a hot new destination to experience it all on North Padre Island. The new Waves Resort Corpus Christi featuring Schlitterbahn® Waterpark is open for business — especially the business of having fun. Cross over the causeway from Corpus Christi to North Padre Island, and you can’t miss the iconic white and blue Waves Resort Tower. Formerly Schlitterbahn River Resort, Waves Resort has been completely reimagined by new ownership with $10 million worth of upgrades, attractions and activities. It’s truly an all-in-one entertainment destination.
Play like you mean it: Waves Video Gaming Lounge and Esports Training Facility
Waves Video Gaming Lounge and Esports Training facility are on the rise, and Waves Resort is the first of its kind on the Coastal Bend to offer a dedicated place. This player’s paradise features high-end PC gaming rigs as well as all current gaming platform consoles – Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch along with an array of retro games. Waves Resort knows that it isn’t all about playing and participating, sometimes it’s about watching. For gaming competitions or Twitch viewing parties, Waves Resort offers theater seating to enjoy all of the action on their huge projection screen. Whether you’re into Madden, Fortnite, FIFA, Call of Duty, Halo, Super Smash Bros or Mario Kart, Waves Resort has you covered. When you want to take a break, you can spill out onto the wraparound terrace or relax in the lounge viewing areas while enjoying full service concessions. Think special gaming eats and drinks, adult beverages and of course, pizza.
Get Immersed in Another World: Virtual Reality Arcade
The future has arrived in North Padre Island. The Waves Virtual Reality Arcade takes gaming to a whole new level. Simply slip on the headgear and this immersive gaming experience will have you riding the wildest roller coasters, fighting for your life against zombies, running through haunted houses or even Samurai-chopping produce while you scan your grocery items. It’s an exciting and all senses-engaged experience that you can’t get anywhere else on the island.
Test your Survival Skills: Finding Atlantis Escape Room
Mentally and physically engaging, the Waves Resort Escape Room will take you and your friends on an adventure. By solving a series of puzzles or riddles and putting together clues you will be guided from one room to another as you try to beat-the-clock and find Atlantis. Afterwards, you can show off your smarts or joke about your defeat as the Waves Resort photographer snaps a social media-ready photo.
The best part? You can keep the fun going day-after-day when you stay overnight at Waves Resort and play into the late night hours. With the comfort of 91 beautifully-appointed guest-rooms and suites, the superb service offered by the staff, and the combined attractions, including Schlitterbahn Waterpark, you’ll understand why it was named the best “All-In-One Coastal Entertainment Destination,” by The Texas Travel Industry Association.