The new Candlewood Suites of Harlingen, Texas is a beautiful extended stay hotel centrally located in the Rio Grande Valley. If your destination is Harlingen, we are conveniently located off Expressway 83 and just minutes away from the airport and medical center. Harlingen is considered the Jewel of the Rio Grande Valley and its centralized location makes it a stopping point for both business, and pleasure. Popular points of interest nearby include: Schlitterbahn Beach Water park, South Padre Island, Gladys Porter Zoo, Mercedes Popular points of interest nearby include: Schlitterbahn Beach Water park, South Padre Island, Gladys Porter Zoo, Mercedes Fairgrounds, Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts, and if shopping is on your list, you are sure to find what you are looking for at the Rio Grande Valley Outlet Mall. Local interests include: Hugh Ramsey Nature Park, Blues on the Hill Concert Series, Iowa Jima Memorial Museum, plus Jackson Square in Downtown Harlingen. [+]