10 Spa and Wellness Destinations in Texas
When you really need to get away from the stress of daily living, nothing beats a spa vacation. Whether you retreat for an entire week or two or simply escape for a decadent weekend, detoxifying foods and beverages, luxurious facials or massages and calming stretches and meditation will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. If you live in or are planning to vacation in the state of Texas, you can choose from one of many spas and wellness centers. Find out more with details on 10 destinations- some of the best available.
Barton Creek Resort and Spa
Whether you want a golfing getaway, a bed and breakfast experience or romantic retreat, you will find it all at Austin’s Barton Creek Resort. Guest rooms and suites are available in a variety of layouts and sizes. Four golf courses wait right outside of your door, and other activities include indoor or outdoor pools, nature trails and tennis. The spa experience includes indulgent treatments, delicious cuisine and fitness and wellness training as well.
Find out more at bartoncreek.com or by calling 866.572.7369.
Cibolo Creek Ranch
In the high desert of far West Texas, Marfa, Texas boasts the Cibolo Creek Ranch that ranges over an incredible 30,000 acres in the Chinati and Ciénega Mountains. Guest rooms and suites are situated in forts from the 1800s that have been completely and precisely restored with adobe walls, Spanish tile and native cottonwood beams. Swim in the pool, soothe muscles in the hot tub or sauna and partake in spa services that include massage, facial and body treatments.
Check out cibolocreekranch.com online or call them at 866.496.9460.
Elm Creek Manor
Located about 90 minutes north of Dallas in Muenster, Texas, Elm Creek Manor is situated on 14 lush acres complete with beautiful pecan trees and creeks. Themed guest rooms include the Tuscan Cottage with a flagstone patio and grape arbor, the Austrian Suite featuring stained glass and genuine Austrian antiques and more. Rooms have amenities such as Jacuzzis and fireplaces. They offer full days and half days at the spa, as well as a la carte treatments.
Visit elmcreekmanor.com or call 940.759.2100 for more information.
La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa
An hour’s drive from downtown Houston, Montgomery, Texas is home to La Torretta. Rooms in their luxury suites or villas boast lakefront or golf course views and are steps away from outdoor activities. Spa treatments include body wraps and massages; manicures, pedicures and facials; sound, flotation and aromatherapy and more. You can bring the kids, too. They will love the resort’s water park, lazy river and other family-friendly amenities.
To inquire about packages, go to latorrettalakeresort.com or call 877.286.9590.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Nestled in Central Texas’ Hill Country, Lake Austin Spa Resort is renowned for plush rooms with marvelous views. Most rooms offer private porches as well as soaker tubs, fresh cut flowers and custom furniture. Along with traditional spa services such as massages and facials, the Lake House Spa offers special teen treatments such as makeup 101, Eastern therapies such as acupuncture, and more.
Go to lakeaustin.com or call 800.847.5637 to learn more.
Lakeway Resort and Spa
Also near the Hill Country city of Austin, Lakeway is located on Lake Travis and offers scenic lake views, a beautiful golf course and dog-friendly lodging. Enjoy sailing, fishing, boating or jet skis at the marina or spend a day at the spa. Services include massage therapy, body and skin treatments, hair and makeup styling and more.
Visit lakewayresortandspa.com or call 512.261.6600
The Back Forty of Fredericksburg
Less than two hours west of Austin, the appropriately named Back Forty of Fredericksburg rests on a serene 40 acre ranch in Texas Hill Country. Stay in your choice of a guesthouse, cottage or Texas-sized suite. Relax with your choice of massages, a reflexology or acupressure treatment and more.
Visit back40-fredericksburg.com online or call them at 830.992.9034.
Trois Estate at Enchanted Rock
Trois Estate is a European style collection of handcrafted villas in Fredericksburg. Check into the bed and breakfast before venturing on a hike up Enchanted Rock or taking a dip in the pool. The European Day Spa offers detox and herbal cleansing wraps, a couple’s retreat package and even special treatments for expectant mothers or brides-to-be.
Go to troisestate.net or call 866.593.3014 for reservations.
About two and a half hours northwest of Dallas, Wildcatter Ranch is located in historic Graham, Texas. Lodging options include cabin suites with rock fireplaces, attractive guest rooms and full-size cabins. Spend your days riding horses or ATVs, trying your hand at the clay shooting range or lounging poolside. Don’t miss the Sage Spa, with indulgences such as Brazos Stone massages and Murad facials.
Visit wildcatterranch.com or call 940.549.3500.
Ye Kendall Inn
This gem is in the Hill Country city of Boerne, about 45 minutes north of San Antonio. The center section of this Southern Colonial style inn was the home of Erastus and Sarah Reed, and was built in the 1850s. Rooms range from well-appointed guest rooms and suites to complete charming cottages. The onsite, full service The Ritz Spa and Hair Studio offers skin and nail care, hair styling, waxing and more.
Check out Ye Kendall Inn online at yekendallinn.com or call 800.364.2138.