The Lone Star State has plenty of great options for honeymooners. From the hill country to the coast, there is a resort on this list to please all types of honeymooners. So no matter if you choose to stay in a big metropolitan area or opt for a secluded stay in the Texas Hill Country. Couples will find relaxation and romance at any of these 11 hotels and resorts listed below. All of these establishments have unique features and incredible amenities. Start your romantic honeymoon at one of these luxurious Texas hotels.
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Head to the Alamo City this for a romantic getaway. Couples choose to stay at La Cantera Resort & Spa no matter what month of the year it is. From a luxury spa to incredible views of the Texas Hill Country, La Cantera is a great spot to spend a winter honeymoon. If your honeymoon is around the holidays, don’t miss out on San Antonio’s River Walk, which is illuminated with holiday lights. There’s nothing like coming back to La Cantera after a wonderful day exploring the great city of San Antonio. Enjoy a couple’s massage or choose to stay in one of the resort’s private villas complete with a private pool and hot tub.
For wine-loving couples, Wimberley is a great place to honeymoon in Texas. Stay at Blair House Inn where you can enjoy a room with your own fireplace, a luxury tub with jets, a private deck and a nightcap of wine and dessert. When you’re not shopping in downtown Wimberley or sipping wine at a local winery, take a cooking class at Blair House Inn or simply enjoy nature on the 22-acre grounds.
Galveston may be known as a summer getaway destination, but this coastal city should not be forgotten during the wintertime either. Moody Gardens Hotel & Spa is a great place to enjoy a honeymoon, especially since this hotel & spa offers a variety of holiday attractions during the winter. If you’re not enjoying Moody Gardens’ winter attractions, such as Ice Land and Rainforest Holiday, take a brisk stroll down the Seawall, browse the beach shops or even head to Schlitterbahn to enjoy the heated indoor area of the park.
This Hill Country resort is perfect for both families and couples, especially during the holiday season. Winter honeymooners will love spending time at the on-site spa, where three couples packages are available. For honeymooners seeking solitude, choose to stay in one of Horseshoe Bay Resort’s private homes that are still close to the water and the hotel’s amenities. This resort hosts a number of events during the winter season too, like live music, holiday events, and complimentary s’mores roasting.
Houston couples honeymooning during the winter season should consider staying at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch. Only an hour west of H-Town, this working ranch is also a romantic and cozy place to spend a getaway. For secluded lodging, the Enchanted Cabin at BlissWood is a great choice, since it has its own hot tub. BlissWood also offers a number of romance packages that include things like dinner for two, a picnic horseback ride for two, and romantic dining options.
For some serious solitude, head to Chinati Hot Springs in West Texas. The winter time is the best time to enjoy these natural hot springs, which supposedly have healing properties. Staying at Chinati Hot Springs is perfect for the couple wanting a rustic and isolated honeymoon. Choose the El Presidente Suite to enjoy a private hot spring tub. There is no cell service and the lodging options aren’t the most luxurious. However the clear night sky and the hot springs soaks make for an unforgettable winter honeymoon in the Lone Star State.
South Padre is typically known as a spring breaker’s oasis. However romance and relaxation can be found here during the winter months, especially at My Sapphire South Padre. This beachfront condo complex has cheaper rates during the winter months, so it makes for a perfect honeymoon destination for Texas couples on a budget. Besides being close to the beach, My Sapphire is also near shops and restaurants. However don’t miss out on the amenities the complex has to offer too, like the onsite spa, theater room and game room.
Austin is a great place to visit no matter what time of year. For a romantic honeymoon in the heart of Austin, stay at The Driskill. This historic hotel has up-to-date amenities. Besides the great location, The Driskill also provides beautiful artwork in every room, an on-site restaurant and signature suites perfect for you and your love.
This four-star hotel located on San Antonio’s River Walk is such a romantic place for a honeymoon. With a rooftop pool, a 17,000-square foot spa and swanky decor, Mokara Hotel & Spa is sure to please newlyweds. To improve your stay, opt for a room with a view of the river from a private balcony. Enjoy time with your partner by splurging for the Amor del Rio Package that includes breakfast for two, champagne and chocolate truffles delivered to your room each night. After a long day exploring San Antonio, head to the spa for a “Texas Two Step” couples massage. End your evening by indulging in the on-site, riverfront restaurant at Mokara, Ostra, which serves up sustainable seafood dishes.
The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, once the home of a historic cotton mogul, has now become a boutique hotel. This outstanding historic mansion, which features local art, private guest suites, and an on-site restaurant, will provide absolute luxury to Dallas couples. The guest rooms and suites here are classy and elegant. For couples in suites, expect a private balcony, private kitchen and a separate powder room. The Mansion Sweetheart Deal for Two was specifically made for loving couples. Enjoy a bottle of champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, breakfast in bed, personalized embroidered pillowcases and an aromatherapy bath.
Located only 20 minutes from downtown Austin, Travaasa Austin strives to give couples complete luxury and relaxation. The view from this hotel resort is absolutely stunning. Travaasa Austin looks over the Balcones Canyonlands nature preserve. No matter what room you choose, you’re sure to get a great garden or canopy view. Outdoorsy couples will love relaxing in the spa or infinity pool after a day hiking on the nearby hiking trails. With private balconies, a “no children under 16” policy and modern amenities like Wifi and flat-screen TVs, Travaasa Austin couldn’t be more perfect for a honeymoon escape.
Near Big Bend National Park, Lajitas Golf Resort is perfect for the golfing or outdoorsy couple. The golf course alone is worth a visit to this luxury resort. The golf course at Lajitas is apparently the best and most beautiful in the Lone Star State. Furthermore, the area around Lajitas offers a lot of outdoor recreation from mountain biking to ziplining to horseback riding. After a long day, unwind at the Agave Spa or by the resort’s scenic pool.
For couples needing a secluded escape, The Inn at Dos Brisas is the perfect stay. This ranch-turned-luxury-hotel is located in Washington, Texas, found between Houston and Austin. On 313 acres, Dos Brisas only has nine guest rooms, which are actually Spanish-style cottages. The cottages are complete with poolside private patios, stone fireplaces and cathedral-style ceilings. There are a number of activities to do while staying at Dos Brisas, such as an in-room couples massage, horseback riding, fishing, biking and wine-tasting. Couples who purchase the Romance on the Ranch Package are treated like royalty for two days with luxuries like a private four-course meal, a rose petal turndown and other romantic activities. Don’t miss out on the restaurant here too, which is the only 5-star restaurant in Texas. Find an organic and eclectic menu, along with 7,000 wine bottles found in the wine cellar at this luxury restaurant and resort.
Lakeway Resort & Spa is a relaxing and beautiful destination for Austin couples. Located on Austin’s Lake Travis, Lakeway Resort & Spa is the perfect way to escape to the lake for the weekend. There are two romantic packages available for couples. Try the Lakeway Romance Package, which comes with a bottle of champagne, breakfast in bed and chocolate-covered strawberries. For couples wanting a nice evening on the lake, choose the Love on the Lake Package. This package includes a 2-hour sunset sail with a private captain and a picnic complete with white wine.
Only 30 minutes from Austin in Kyle, Texas is the Sage Hill Inn & Spa. After going through a number of renovations, this resort offers absolute luxury in a Texas Hill Country setting. On 88 acres of land, Sage Hill Inn has 15 guest rooms and four private cottages. There are fun amenities to take advantage of while on staying here, such as the homemade cookies in the dining room, the pool and hot tub, fire pit, bocce court or the day spa. Enjoy hiking and wine-tasting nearby before coming back to the Sage Hill Inn for three-course dinners that are made from local ingredients and included in the stay.
This downtown Austin hotel is everything you would expect from a hotel in the eclectic city of Austin. Decorated with funky flare, the bohemian digs at Hotel Saint Cecilia are perfect for the free-spirited couple. The hotel is named after the patron saint of music and poetry. Therefore music is a main theme at the hotel. Each room comes with a turntable and Ipod connection so you can listen to your favorite tunes in the city known as the Live Music Capital of the World. Visit the library at Hotel Cecilia to check out vintage vinyls, films about writers and musicians and classic novels and poetry. Enjoy your new read by the pool or choose to bike around town on the complimentary bikes provided by Hotel Cecilia. Couples should choose to stay in Suite 1 because it has a soaking tub and an outdoor shower. You can even have s’mores and champagne delivered to your suite.
This upscale hotel in Houston has funky, eclectic flare. Pops of color are found in the decor and furnishings, giving a unique appeal to Hotel ZaZa Houston. Located near Houston’s Museum District, couples will have access to a number of attractions nearby. For those who would rather relax at ZaZa, enjoy ZaSpa or the European-style pool. Couples looking for some romance will enjoy the guests rooms here, which come with stocked private bars, Wifi and luxury bath products.
The most luxurious place to stay in downtown Dallas would have to be The Joule. This hotel, which was built in the 1920’s, mixes historic decor with contemporary elegance. Art-loving couples will enjoy a honeymoon here; The Joule has an extensive art collection including works from Andy Warhol. Don’t miss the rooftop infinity pool either. With views of Main Street in Dallas’ historic district, The Joule is the perfect getaway for city slickers.