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Texas is full of attractions and has plenty of things to see and do. However, sometimes the best vacation involves taking things at a slower pace and allowing yourself to be pampered without having to travel great distances to take part in activities. If you like having everything you want right at your doorstep, one of these Texas resorts may be the place for your next vacation.
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
Austin's Barton Creek Spa & Resort offers luxurious accommodations, a full-service spa, golf course, fine dining and more. Barton Creek features four golf courses, as well as on-site golf instruction. The resort also features a sprawling tennis complex, staffed with highly regarded pros offering lessons.
San Luis Resort & Spa
Galveston's San Luis Resort & Spa offers too many amenities to list. However, the highlights include a state-of-the-art spa, salon, and fitness facility, poolside cabanas, and the Treasure Island Kid's Club. The San Luis is by far one of the best spots to spend a Galveston Island vacation.
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Well-known for its upscale spa, the Houstonian also offers guests fine dining, access to the Redstone Golf Club, tennis courts, exercise facilities and more. The Houstonian is a perfect getaway for Houstonians as well as visitors to Texas' largest city.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Located on the shores of Lake Austin, just 25 minutes from downtown, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers guests upscale accommodations and a long list of amenities. Lake Austin Spa Resort is also located close enough to Austin to allow guests easy access to the city's best restaurants, clubs, and attractions.
Horseshoe Bay Resort
Located on the shores of Lake LBJ near Marble Falls, a short drive from Austin, Horseshoe Bay Resort offers a wide variety of amenities, including a first class golf course, a spa, fitness center, marina, and more.
Moody Gardens Resort
Moody Gardens is one of the most popular attractions on Galveston Island and the Moody Gardens Resort offers some of the best accommodations and amenities to be found in the area. Visitors to Galveston Island can't miss Moody Gardens due to its signature pyramids that are visible to all crossing Galveston Bay.
The Woodlands Resort
Located just north of Houston, the Woodlands Resort offers four restaurants, world-class golf courses, plenty of activities for the family, and more.
La Cantera Resort & Spa
Located in the hills just outside San Antonio, the La Cantera Resort & Spa offers six pools, health club and spa services, tennis courts, unique dining options, a kids club, three hot tubs, and more.
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Originally built as a palatial home for a Texas cotton magnate, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek now provides upscale accommodations for Dallas area visitors. It includes a spa, fitness center, a lively mansion bar, and terrace dining for those who like to enjoy the sunset with a view of the city.