Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly and what better way to show your honey that you love them than taking them away for the weekend. Here are some great choices for romantic weekend getaways in Texas!
Just a 30-minute drive from Austin, Sage Hill Inn & Spa sits atop a hill on 88 acres of rustic, meditative central Texas land above Onion Creek. Choose from one of many guest rooms, including private cottages and several suites, all with magnificent Hill Country views. Each night’s stay comes with a three-course dinner by chef Ryan Castille. As one of the largest grounds of any Texas Hotel, you have the option to traverse miles of hiking and birding trails, play bocce, horseshoes, and washers, or lounge in one of the many hammocks found across the grounds. Enjoy a spa treatment such as an herbal body wrap in the newly renovated Garden Spa. Warm up and relax under the stars with the oversized custom fire pit, or in the giant hot tub that looks out over the hills alongside a pool. The inn is in an ideal location with plenty of nearby activities to keep you entertained!
San Antonio, Texas
Mokara Hotel & Spa, housed in a building that once served as a saddlery, provides plush accommodations and a world-class spa. Guest rooms and suites are handsomely appointed with iron four-poster beds, colonial furnishings, and distinctive local artwork. The rooftop pool is a relaxing spot with great views, and the adjacent café serves breakfast and lunch. Ostra, the hotel’s signature restaurant, spotlights international seafood in a dazzling contemporary space. The Mokara Spa is an urban oasis complete with a state-of-the-art fitness facility, classes and a comprehensive, nature-inspired treatment menu. With its close proximity to the River Walk, this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel is just minutes away from the city’s most popular restaurants, nightlife and attractions, as well as The Alamo.
The romantic Paniolo Ranch Bed and Breakfast Spa is a blend of the rustic Texas Hill Country and the eloquence of a fine upscale resort overlooking a lake and the hills of the picturesque Texas Hill Country. They are just a short trip away from the historic towns of Boerne, Comfort and Sisterdale, home of the Sister Creek Vineyards and conveniently located for visiting many of the wineries of the Texas Wine Trail. This 100 acre B&B offers outstanding options for recreation and relaxation, from picnics at the private lake, take a dip in the hot tub under the star filled sky, getting a massage, fishing, kayaking, or relax indoors with a game of scrabble. Just a short drive away, visit the many unique antique shops, weekend craft fairs and markets, dining in the many restaurants and cafes, or numerous historical sites and museums.
Nestled away in Texas’ historic Big Bend between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend State Park lies Lajitas Resort, the perfect setting for your weekend getaway. Their 27,000 acre Texas resort is famous for its solitude, natural beauty and rugged desert environment. The resort features the world class 18 hole Lajitas Texas Golf course. Additional activities that are offered are a 5 Stand Sporting Clay Shoot, Cowboy Action shoot, horseback riding, river expeditions, zip lining through Quiet Canyon, dining under the stars and many other activities to keep you entertained.
These treehouses offer the perfect weekend romantic getaway for the adventurous couple that loves nature while enjoying comfortable accommodations. The treehouses are tucked high up in the cypress trees where you can enjoy the night noises of the ravine and waterfall, watch the fireflies, and sleep among the treetops. All overnight tree house stays require a zip-line canopy tour for each guest the afternoon of your arrival or the morning of your departure.