5 Bucket-List Luxury Getaways In The State of Texas

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When wanderlust entices you into your next adventure it doesn’t have to be thousands of miles away on a secluded tropical beach or on an exotic resort oasis in the middle of the desert. Texas is the second largest state in the nation behind Alaska and with its expansive abundance of land comes a plethora of vacation options.

This state is no stranger to catering to its tourists and residents alike, offering endless options for the seasoned traveler. If you venture to Texas Hill Country you will find luxurious cabins nestled amid lush vineyards. Traveling further south you may discover the many beaches dotting the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. When exploring the west, you will feel like you’ve stepped into a classic western with the dramatic and rugged beauty of Big Bend National State Park. If the many options to stay within the borders of the Lone Star State are not appealing enough, you may want to consider that it is known to have some of the most mesmerizing sunsets in the world! Who could ask for anything more?

Whether for a weekend or a more extended stay Haute Living found 5 of the top luxury getaways in Texas that are certain to quench your thirst for travel.

 

 

1 TRAVASSA

Located 30 minutes outside of Austin surrounded by ancient live oaks and the rolling hills of the Balcones Canyonland Preserve, Travassa is an award winning destination resort and spa with endless options of outdoor activities including an equestrian program, archery, hiking and a 250 ft zip line. Its serene location make it an ideal retreat for guests who would like to indulge in wellness and tranquility. With 210 private acres to explore this beautiful property nestled in the Texas Hill Country is an unforgettable five star destination.
Travassa Austin, 13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, Austin, TX 78726

2 LAJITAS GOLF RESORT

You may feel like you've stepped into the Wild Wild West when you arrive at the 27,000 acre Lajitas Golf Resort in Southwest Texas. Tucked away between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park, a visit creates the perfect setting for an adventure. The resort's unique location complimented by its rugged luxury makes it a favorable destination among a wide range of guests from celebrities to families and international travelers. It was the first hotel in Texas to be named a Leading Hotel of the World in 2008. Getting there can be demanding but no worries because Lajitas Golf Resort works with Resort Air Services and has the capabilities to fly up to 30 passengers out of Dallas on demand. So regardless how you get there, its worth the trip!
Lajitas Golf Resort, HC 70, Lajitas, TX 79852, Tel: 432-424-5000

3 CIBOLO CREEK RANCH

This is not your ordinary ranch, Cibolo Creek is a Mexican inspired resort with hacienda styled rooms and suites housed in 3 historic 1850's adobe forts. The exclusive resort located in Marfa, TX has hosted celebrities including Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, Bruce Willis and Tommy Lee Jones. Located on more than 30,000 acres of land the property is a working ranch with horses, longhorns and buffaloes. Many outdoor activities can be enjoyed by guests including hunting, horseback riding, swimming and hiking. If you prefer something more low key, the property boasts a star gazing program that can be followed up by your gourmet Mexican meal, making the perfect ending to any day.
Cibolo Creek Ranch, HCR 67, Marfa, TX 78943

4 LA CANTERA HILL COUNTRY RESORT

Situated at the top of one of the highest points in San Antonio, La Cantera Hill Resort offers breathtaking views of the Texas Hill Country. Conveniently located only 20 minutes away from the downtown area and the historic sights of the Alamo and Riverwalk, the resort maintains an intimate setting that makes it feel a world away from all the hustle and bustle of the city below. With scenic views, six pools, health club, spa, golf course, kids club and multiple dining options this resort has something for everyone.
La Cantera Hill Country Resort, 16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

5 THE INN AT DOS BRISAS

The Inn at Dos Brisas is an award winning five star resort and ranch near Houston. As you get checked in a glass of champagne awaits you before you're whisked off to your room. If you are lucky enough to stay in the Spanish Colonial Revival Hacienda all 2,950 square feet are luxuriously appointed with every amenity imaginable from a fireplace at the foot of the king bed to a refrigerator stocked with homemade ice tea. The resort offers activities including wine tastings, horseback riding, mountain biking and skeet shooting. Immersed in southern charm and hospitality this historic property will find a very special place in your heart.
The Inn at Dos Brisas, 10000 Champion Drive, Washington, TX 77880
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