Hill Country Texas Getaways
By Jensen McBurney
Featured Image // Photo Credit: La Candera Resort & Spa
When we’re not selling houses, we’re looking for the best places to vacation in Texas.
LA CANTERA RESORT & SPA
Fall in love with La Cantera Resort & Spa. This luxury resort, located in San Antonio, is a modern Hill Country gem. Featuring two world-class golf courses, five pools, secluded poolside cabanas, a fitness center, and a world-class spa. Experience classic summer family-friendly fun with lawn games, family movie nights, sunset smores, and the resort’s kids club! It’s easy to see why this resort was named the #1 Top Resort in Texas & The Southwest by Condé Nast Traveler.
FOUR SEASONS RESORT & CLUB
Retreat to the award-winning Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas to experience the perfect mixture of luxury and Southern hospitality. This beautiful Texas resort has plenty of luxurious amenities including spa services, on-site restaurants, an indoor and outdoor pool, a championship golf course, nationally recognized tennis facilities, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
GETAWAY HILL COUNTRY HOUSE
Reconnect with nature at a gorgeous Getaway Hill Country House in Wimberley, Texas. This is a great option for a romantic trip! Options for cabins can fit 2 or 4 people. Each cabin includes necessities such as a hot shower, queen bed(s), a two-burner stove, a pot and pan, as well as a private toilet to help guests ease into their natural surroundings and recharge. The Getaway Hill Country property is conveniently located near popular attractions like Hill Country wineries, Jacob’s Well, a must-see natural spring, and plenty of trails to hike and bike.
Miraval Austin, located on 220 acres of Hill Country, lovingly serves guests the opportunity to experience innovative wellness offerings, a full array of spa services, and thoughtfully curated culinary experiences. During your stay enjoy their outdoor activities, fitness classes, award-winning equine adventures, and classes focused on sustainable living. Currently, this resort is granting Texans the gift of indulgence through their Texas Residents Package which discounts the cost of the resort’s offerings.
THE STAGECOACH INN
The Stagecoach Inn is a historic inn with modern finishes. The gorgeous seven acres of historic land is shaded by heritage trees, and the renovated pool is the perfect place to escape the summer heat! The on-site restaurant serves traditional Texas favorites as well as fresh new flavors. Located in Salado, the quaint town is the perfect place to explore art, museums, and small-town Texas charm.
LAKE AUSTIN SPA RESORT
Lake Austin Spa Resort awarded by Condé Nast Traveler as the #1 Destination Spa Resort in North America as well as the #2 Destination Spa Resort in the World. Whether you’re looking to experience a romantic getaway or a fun girl’s weekend, be sure to look into everything this resort has to offer! The private residences invite total relaxation through their luxury accommodations, many include private hot tubs, and all guests can enjoy locally-sourced fresh meals, smoothies, and teas. The resort offers fitness and wellness activities, two outdoor pools lined with private cabanas, and lake activities such as paddle boarding and kayaks. While you’re at the resort, take advantage of their world-class spa treatments and facilities!
HYATT REGENCY LOST PINES RESORT & SPA
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa is a wonderful family-friendly resort located thirty minutes outside of Downtown Austin in Cedar Creek. The resort offers guests plenty of amenities to enjoy such as their 1,000-foot lazy river, kid-friendly water park, private archery, trapshooting, ziplining, and horseback riding for the whole family. There are also many dining options at the resort, outdoor fire pits lined with rocking chairs, a stunning golf course, and a beautiful spa.
El Cosmico located in Marfa, Texas offers guests personalized services to create a truly special desert holiday. Whether you stay in their beautiful Cosmic Kasita, safari tents, teepees, yurts, trailers or their Brite Building guests are able to select the exact environment that will cater to their desires. El Cosmico provides booking add-ons like specially delivered food from local restaurants for guests who wish to social distance, as well as a hammock grove to relax in, an outdoor kitchen, and a community lounge.
JW MARRIOT SAN ANTONIO HILL COUNTRY RESORT & SPA
Escape to JW Marriot San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa to discover gorgeous hill country views and upscale accommodations. The resort boasts countless amenities like their nine-acre water park perfect for scorching Texas summers, seven on-site restaurants, and five bars, a luxury spa, and a PGA tour approved 18-hole golf course. If you’re looking for an adventure, this resort is conveniently located near the Alamo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and Natural Bridge Caverns.
Hotel ZaZa, located in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, is an incredible destination to experience elegance. From the expansive hotel suites to the crystal clear pool, this hotel effortlessly serves guests an upscale affair. On the premise, there is a relaxing day spa as well as an award-winning restaurant. If you’re hoping to bring your dog along for the adventure, this hotel is extremely pet-friendly! The hotel’s premium location is ideal for visiting popular attractions like the Houston Museum of Natural Science and The Museum of Fine Arts.
THE SAGE HILL INN & SPA
For a romantic getaway, check out The Sage Hill Inn & Spa! The inn offers guests 88 acres of secluded land with breathtaking views of the Texas Hill Country. Amenities include a gorgeous pool deck, a huge hot tub, spa services, and a restaurant with locally-sourced ingredients.
For a classic family summer vacation, go to Mo-Ranch. Located in Hunt, Texas Mo-Ranch is a great place to soak up rustic Texas outdoors. The ranch’s iconic waterfront offers guests a fun place to swim, canoe, and fish. The ranch has plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities including a ropes course, over 5 miles of trails for hiking and biking, and sports activities such as volleyball, basketball, and tennis. The cabins and rental houses provide an inviting atmosphere to spend quality time with family and friends. The rental houses have fireplaces, porches, and breathtaking hill country views.