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The Texas Hill Country is an exciting destination full of rolling green hills, great hiking trails and a number of luxury resorts. No matter if you’re looking for a hotel for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, there is a Hill Country resort on this list sure to please your travel needs. Experience the Texas Hill Country through these top hotels in the area.
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Horseshoe Bay Resort sits on the shores of Lake LBJ. Perfect for both families and couples, Horseshoe Bay Resort spans 7,000 acres and boasts incredible views of the lake and surrounding Hill Country. Outdoor lovers will enjoy taking advantage of the full-service marina on-site, which provides kayaks, paddleboards and other recreational watercraft for guests. With an 18-hole golf course, an onsite spa, perfectly decorated guest rooms and condos, there is no wonder why Horseshoe Bay Resort is considered one of the best hotels in the Texas Hill Country.
Guests flock to Miraval Austin because of the great amenities but continue to book the hotel because of the incredible views of the Hill Country. Located along the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, this hotel is great for outdoor lovers wanting a bit of luxury. Take a horseback ride or a sunrise hike. After an active day outdoors, unwind at the hot tub, sauna and infinity pool at the spa or tuck into organic fare at the on-site restaurant.
For Austinites needing a bit of rest and relaxation, Lakeway Resort and Spa has everything an overworked urban dweller needs. Only 22 miles from downtown Austin, this Hill Country resort is found on the shores of Lake Travis. The full-service spa, multiple swimming pools, waterfront restaurant and private balconies in the rooms, make Lakeway a top luxury destination in the area. Take advantage of your proximity to Lake Travis by renting a boat and exploring the waters before turning in to your topnotch guest room.
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is another Austin-area hotel to make this list. Located only 10 miles from downtown, Omni Barton Creek is visited by golfers, families and outdoor lovers alike. The golf courses and surrounding hiking trails are both perfect ways to enjoy a nice day when you’re staying at this luxury resort. Omni Barton Creek strives to satisfy all types of guests, therefore there is even a kid’s pool complete with kid-friendly snacks.
*This property is undergoing renovations and will be reopening in 2019. Check their website for current updates.
Found along the Colorado River, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers luxurious accommodations in a relaxing environment. The LakeHouse Spa here seems to be a popular place to be for guests of Lake Austin Resort. This all inclusive resort offers guests yoga classes, healthy cuisine, kayaking sessions along the river and even five-course dinners.
Located in Washington, Texas, The Inn at Dos Brisas offers a romantic setting for anything from an anniversary to a special weekend getaway. With a five-star restaurant on site, you don’t even have to leave Dos Brisas to enjoy a top-notch meal. This hotel is perfect for those wanting a secluded and intimate getaway since the inn only has nine Spanish-style hacienda rooms.
La Cantera Resort & Spa is one of the most popular hotels in the San Antonio area. Book a private casita for an intimate getaway. The views from the resort are breathtaking, boasting views of the city skyline and the Hill Country. La Cantera is found on 550 acres, where there are two 18-hole golf courses, multiple pools, a spa and a variety of restaurant options. This hotel also caters to families with young children by offering a Kids Club Camp and an on-site arcade. This rustic getaway is perfect for those seeking both luxury and adventure.
The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa is another San Antonio-area resort to make this list. Since its located 17 miles from downtown San Antonio, it’s great for those wanting to escape city life. Found on more than 300 acres, this Hyatt Regency location has a nature trail, a water park, an onsite spa and a 27-hole golf course.