15 Best Romantic (Weekend) Getaways in Texas

Since everything is bigger in Texas, when you’re craving a weekend away and rekindling your romance, you know you and your loved one will have plenty of options to choose from.

Whether you’re looking for a quiet cabin to escape the stress of the week, a western oasis to show off your cowboy side, or an exciting place to put on your dancing shoes and head out to town, Texas has it for you.

Check out our list of the 15 best romantic getaway destinations Texas has to offer:

1. Dos Brisas Inn – Washington

dos brisas

The Spanish name “Dos Brisas”, literally “Two Breazes”, and this hotel takes you seriously when you say you want to get away from it all. Offering you 313 acres of open space, you’ll forget there’s ever been anything to stay away from.

Lose yourself in the meadows between Houston and Austin this weekend at this family ranch-turned-luxury hotel with your lover. At Dos Brisas, you’ll have all the breathing space you need. On-site, you can stretch out in one of the Spanish-style “cabanas” (cabanas) decorated with cathedral ceilings and French doors that open to a private poolside patio.

Indulge in Dos Brisas’ 5-star restaurant, which incorporates fresh produce from its private certified organic conservatory and orchard. If you want to venture out for horseback riding, fishing, biking or wine tasting, the kitchen will even have a picnic lunch ready for you to go out and play! Talk about hospitality.

Picnic in Los Brisas

To add a romantic touch to your weekend getaway, purchase the Ranch Romance package. This two-night offer includes a rose petal turndown and dinner for two at the hotel restaurant and s’mores on the first night. On the second day, couples can enjoy horseback riding for two, a couples massage and a four-course meal delivered directly to the fireside patio of your private cabin.

Website: http://www.dosbrisas.com/

2. Mokara Hotel & Spa – San Antonio


Pretend you’re no longer in Texas when you stay at the waterfront Mokara Hotel & Spa along San Antonio’s scenic and historic River Walk. Mokara offers a pristine socially distant retreat, complete with a 17,000-square-foot spa and plenty of privacy.

At Mokara, you can choose from a River View Room and bask in the serene views while soaking in a private whirlpool with your lover on a secluded private balcony. For more of the city’s skyline, head to the hotel’s rooftop pool for a swim among San Antonio’s skyscrapers.

To make the most of Mokara’s serenity, try the “Texas Two-Step” couples massage or the “Amor del Río” (“Love by the River”) package, which includes breakfast for two and a special complimentary champagne chocolate truffle each evening to your suite.

Website: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/san-antonio-mokara

3. Lagitas Golf Resort – Lagitas

Lagitas Golf Resort

Lajitas are any golf lover’s dream come true. Voted #1 in Texas and #1 Most Beautiful Course in Texas, you can’t ask for much more at a golf resort.

Oh wait… yes. During your stay, travel back in time in one of Lajitas’ Old Western-themed rooms, offering sophisticated amenities for a New Western world. Zipline through Lajitas’ own canyon! Horseback riding, biking, taking an ATV tour or rafting with your lover. When you want to unwind, head to the Desert Oasis Agave Spa in Lajitas.

Website: http://www.lajitasgolfresort.com/

4. Orchard – Ft Worth


Back in the peaceful countryside living in an orchard just outside Fort Worth. In these rustic-chic cabins, couples can marvel at the rustic beauty of the expansive orchards, snuggle up to an outdoor fire pit, and immerse themselves in the privacy of this secluded destination.

With country charm, however, guests don’t have to sacrifice any comfort. Each cabin features a flat-screen TV, coffee maker and other updated amenities so everyone can find peace of mind at The Orchard.

Website: http://www.theorchardtx.com/cabins/

5. West 1077 Guest Ranch – Bandera

West 1077

Soothe your soul at this cowboy ranch in the southern Texas town of Bandera, known as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” This family-run hotel was once a cattle ranch, allowing you to escape the typical hospitality tour and instead relax in a peaceful Old West destination.

Enjoy the privacy of your own cedar cabin, play games with other guests in the cowboy lounge, watch TV, bar and open fire, or lounge by the ranch’s pristine pool.

If you’re feeling adventurous, 5,400 Hill Country State Park is just across the street from West 1077 and lets you explore in nature.

Website: http://www.west1077.com/

6. Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek – Dallas

Turtle Creek Redwood Building

Sneak away from Dallas city life in this historic and elegant 4-star mansion estate as you feel your high self.

Originally the home of a cotton tycoon, this boutique mansion hosted some of the biggest high-society parties of the 20th century. Elite guests such as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Tennessee Williams dine and dine at the Rosewood Mansion in its heyday.

Today, the Rosewood Hotel is converted into a hotel, with upscale classic design infused with local art, offering guests well-appointed private suites.

In addition to revelling in the charm of the place itself, couples can go the extra mile by purchasing the Mansion Sweetheart Deal for Two. With this special package, couples’ weekend stay will receive a bottle of champagne, chocolate strawberries, aromatherapy bath, rose petal turndown and breakfast in bed. All you have to do is get deeply romantic with your special someone!

Website: http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/mansion-on-turtle-creek-dallas

7. Lofthaven, Cypress Valley – Spicewood

Lofhaven in Cypress Valley

When you want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, your childhood dreams can come true at Lofhaven Treehouses. Perched high among ancient cypress trees, this unique hotel offers couples the majestic hideaway they’ve always wanted.

Nearby waterfalls and creeks invite you to relax, while morning birds wake you up early in the morning in Lofhaven. The wraparound porch provides you with first-row natural active seating as you sip coffee to start the day or relax at sunset.

For lovers of great adventure, Lofhaven offers a “romantic” package that includes an overnight stay in a treehouse, a zipline in the forest for two, wine tasting for two at a nearby vineyard, and dinner for two at a local steakhouse.

Website: http://www.cypressvalleycanopytours.com/lofthaven/

8. Hill Country Resort & Spa – San Antonio

Hyatt Mountain Country Resort & Spa

Reward yourself every day at Hill Country Resort & Spa! At this Hyatt Regency, couples can comfortably spend time with each other in the many romantic corners of the 300-acre property.

Raft the resort’s private lazy river, enjoy the outdoors along the peaceful nature and jogging trails surrounding the resort, play golf at the on-site 27-hole golf club, or relax at the Windflower Spa.

Website: http://hillcountry.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

9. Santa Cecilia Hotel – Austin

Hotel Santa Cecilia

Satisfy your bohemian vibes at this funky Austin hotspot. Keeping Austin’s weird as always, the Santa Cecilia Hotel, named after the patron saint of music and poetry, showcases colorful bungalows with hippie-chic decor for lovers who yearn for a summer of love.

Not all hotels have their own library. In Santa Cecilia, dive into classics, vintage vinyl records, and movies about writers and musicians: the perfect escape for the hippie.

After finding the perfect book, you can relax in the hotel’s swimming pool, surrounded by courtyards and live oaks. When you’re feeling refreshed, Hotel Saint offers guests free bike rentals to explore the city.

Website: http://hotelsaintcecilia.com/

10. Angel Springs – George Town

Angel Springs Cabin

Relax with your loved one in these whimsical cottages tucked away in central Texas, just outside Austin. Couples can enjoy the true rural tranquility of southern living in Angel Springs in your own private cabin.

Stroll through the scenic blue wildflower fields around Angel Springs and soar across the expansive Texas skies in a hot air balloon at Angel Springs.

Website: http://www.cabinsatangelsprings.com/

11. Blisswood B&B – Cat Springs

Bliss Wood

Texas never seems to run out of room. On this 650-acre ranch in Carter Springs, Texas, Blisswood B&B is just that: true bliss. You’ll be a guest in animal country here, where horses, cows, donkeys, peacocks, deer, antelope, and even bison roam the land. Go fishing with your special someone or just marvel at the swans and ducks paddling across the Enchanted Lake.

For extra romance, consider the “Blisswood Romance” package, which comes with a bouquet, chocolate-dipped strawberries, cheese and crackers, and a bottle of champagne.

Website: https://www.blisswood.net/

12. La Cantera Resort & Spa – San Antonio

La Cantera Resort & Spa

Fulfill your refined desires at La Cantera, the AAA Four-Diamond Resort in San Antonio. This hotel recently underwent a multi-million dollar makeover to bring the utmost elegance and class to its guests.

Bring your sweetheart for a getaway this weekend for a luxurious excuse to rekindle romance. In your private cabana at La Cantera’s exclusive adults-only infinity pool, the two of you can snuggle up with a glass of wine and tan in the southern sun. Refresh with handcrafted signature cocktails and gourmet food at one of the hotel’s many restaurants.

If you don’t want to stare into the eyes of anyone but your loved ones, you can upgrade to one of Cantera’s private cabanas (cabanas), which feature a private pool and hot tub.

Website: https://www.destinationhotels.com/la-cantera-resort-and-spa

13. Camp Lucy – Drop Spring

Camp Lucy

Recharge with your loved ones in Hill Country, Texas. At Dripping Springs Campsite, you’ll relax on a picturesque, idyllic ranch named Hill Country’s premier wedding venue.

Perfectly nestled among the area’s breweries, distilleries and rolling hills, the campsite provides guests with the fresh air everyone needs after a long week. Dripping Springs and its neighbors throughout the Austin area have become a mecca for wineries, just steps from Camp Lucy, a tasting room, and even a cider and olive grove.

Website: http://www.camplucy.com/

14. Magnolia House B&B – Fredericksburg

Magnolia House

Return to the rural Texas charm of Magnolia House B&B in this central town of just over 10,000 residents. In this historic red brick home built in 1923, you’ll bring out the country accents of the South faster than you can imagine.

This B&B combines the modern comforts of a commercial hotel with the tranquility of home-cooked meals, hickory and magnolia trees, herb gardens, koi ponds and waterfalls. You’ll love this homey getaway for weekends with your loved ones.

Website: http://magnolia-house.com/

15. Lakeway Resort & Spa – Austin

Lakeway Resort & Spa

Spend a lavish weekend with your loved one in the hustle and bustle of the Texas capital at the Lakeway Resort overlooking Austin’s famous Lake Travis.

The resort creates bespoke packages for guests to make the most of their stay, and even has a range of options for romantic getaways. Try the “Lakeway Romance” package for the ultimate relaxation and indulgence for lovers. With a bottle of champagne, chocolate strawberries and breakfast in bed, you may never want to leave this place.

For lovebirds looking to escape to the lake, upgrade to the “Love on the Lake” package for a two-hour cruise with a private captain at sunset, a romantic picnic lunch including baguettes, white wine, brie, fresh fruit , and roasted nuts.

Website: http://www.lakewayresortandspa.com/

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