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 vacation.
Barton Creek Resort
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 onsite golf instruction. The resort also features a sprawling tennis complex, staffed with highly regarded pros offering lessons.
San Luis Resort and Spa
Galveston's San Luis Resort 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 a great spot to spend a Galveston Island vacation.
The Houstonian Hotel, Club and 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 and Resort
Located on the shores of Lake Austin, just 25 minutes from downtown, Lake Austin Spa and Resort offers guests upscale accommodations and a long list of amenities. Lake Austin Spa and Resort is 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 the best accommodations and amenities to be found on the island. Visitors to Galveston Island can't miss Moody Gardens due to its signature pyramids that are visible to all crossing Galveston Bay.
Located less than an hour outside of San Antonio, the Guadalupe River Ranch and Resort offers a variety of activities, including golf and tennis, as well as plenty of breathtaking views of the scenic Guadalupe River as it winds through the Texas Hill Country.
Located just north of Houston, the Woodlands Resort offers four restaurants, world-class golf courses, plenty of activities for the family and more.
Located in the hills just outside San Antonio, the Westin La Cantera Resort offers six pools, health club and spa services, tennis courts, unique dining options, a kids club, three hot tubs, and more.
Mansion on Turtle Creek
Originally built as a palatial home for a Texas cotton magnate, the Mansion on Turtle Creek now provides upscale accommodations for Dallas area visitors.