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The 15 Best Spa Resorts in Texas

Mountains, rolling hills, lakes, rivers, and ocean shores all call Texas home. With so many serene and stunning land and seascapes, it's only fitting that The Lonestar State would be dotted with fabulous spa resorts. If you're looking for a refuge, look no further.

Here are the 15 best spa resorts in Texas!

1. JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa​

An oasis of entertainment and relaxation—that’s what you’ll think when you feast your eyes on the JW Marriott Resort & Spa.

You are bound to create countless wonderful memories at this premier destination in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Featuring a 36-hole TPC golf course, a 9-acre water park with a lazy river, an adult-only infinity pool, and seven different restaurants, you have everything you need within arm's reach.

You can also enjoy a day of pampering and relax at the resort's Lantana Spa. Borrowing from the techniques and practices of Curanderos, the spa dedicates itself to relieving physical and spiritual illnesses.

The extensive service menu features various types of massages, body treatments, facials, nail care, as well as treatments for couples. Lantana Spa also has a spa boutique which sells an array of luxurious skincare products, aromatherapy candles, and gift items. Replenish Spa Café compliments the stress-free and tranquil environment of Lantana Spa.

If you decide to explore San Antonio, the incredible Natural Bridge Caverns and SeaWorld are minutes away.

​2. Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort

Nestled on 220 acres in Boerne, Texas, Tapatio Springs Resort is the perfect place to create memories that will last a lifetime. The resort features an 18-hole golf course, top-of-the-line accommodations, and various outdoor activities including kayaking, horseback riding, and fishing.

Inspired by some of the most advanced European spas, Puresólspa at Tapatio Springs Resort features a broad range of services. One of the most resort's most popular features is the salt cave, but you can also enjoy massages, body treatments, peels, specialized facials, and more.

Sea salt scrubs, detox rituals, and full body exfoliation are a few of the body treatments available at Puresólspa. You can also choose from the spa’s lengthy massage menu. Couple's massages are available as well as a specialized "new life treatment” for expectant mothers.

Regardless of which services you choose, the team of spa professionals is ready to help you ease into relaxation and rejuvenation.

Space is limited, so call now!

​3. Hotel Galvez & Spa: A Wyndham Grand Hotel

To me, the beach and relaxation have always been synonymous. Located on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas, this luxurious resort is mere steps from the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The hotel offers an array of amenities including a rejuvenating spa, outdoor pool, fitness center, a hall of history, bike rentals, and more.

However, we get the feeling that unless you’re having a spa day, you will be spending the majority of your time soaking up the sun or riding rollercoasters at Pleasure Pier.

If you are due for a spa day, you're in for quite the treat. The Spa at Hotel Galvez features dozens of amenities including eucalyptus steam rooms, hydrotherapy room, relaxation room, Vichy shower, Swiss shower, a meditation garden, and more.

In addition to nine treatment rooms, guests can enjoy a professional salon and a fully equipped fitness center.

​4. Lake Austin Spa Resort

There’s just something about being on the water that I find rejuvenating. Situated on 19 acres on the shores of Lake Austin, this award-winning destination spa resort offers an all-inclusive vacation package featuring three gourmet meals offered daily, complimentary tea, coffee, and lemonade bar, lake access and use of stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, pedal boards, hydro-bikes, sculling boats, and more.

The resort is also home to three pools, poolside cabanas, steam rooms, saunas, and whirlpools. As if that weren’t enough to turn your vacation (or staycation) into one for the books, the resort also features a state-of-the-art spa.

The Spa at Lake Austin gets their inspiration from both modern and ancient therapeutic techniques. There are over 100 unique spa treatments and services available to help you relax and unwind. From a Weekend Warrior Massage to nail therapy, you can have it all at the Lake Austin Spa Resort.

​5. The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center

Tucked away on 28,000 acres of natural forest, you won’t feel as if you’re only 30 minutes away from downtown Houston.

The Woodlands Resort is the perfect destination for families, couples, and friends looking for an escape. Countless activities will ensure that everyone has a great time. Golf courses, tennis courts, nature trails, and a spa; if you can think of it, The Woodlands Resort probably has it.

We are confident that you will find everything you need within the resort, but should you want to venture out, a shuttle service can quickly take you to downtown.

Should you decide to stay within the confines of the serene Woodlands Resort, the on-site spa can further help you ease into a realm of peace and tranquility. Guests can choose from signature services including the organic Age-Defying Mother Nature Facial, Forest Oasis Body Treatment, and more.

You can also spend time in the eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, and whirlpool hot tub while sipping herbal teas and infused water.

​6. Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa feels like a wilderness retreat infused with luxurious touches. It situated on over 400 acres along the banks of the lower Colorado River. The resort's numerous activities, multiple restaurants, and comfortable accommodations are all located near downtown Austin, Texas.

If you’re an outdoorsy person, you will enjoy the wide array of resort activities. If you’re more of an explorer, Lost Pines is conveniently located amid tons of entertainment. And if you just want to kick back and relax, we’ve got just the thing.

Spa Django is tucked into the beautiful backwoods of the Lost Pines region. The beauty of the landscape will help you ease into relaxation while the spa’s many services will transport you to an haven of serenity.

Treatments include massages, facials, and body treatments. A salon is also located within the spa and provides several manicure and pedicure packages.

​7. Escondida Resort

Escondida—which means “hidden” in Spanish—is tucked away on Medina Mountain in Medina, Texas. The resort is situated on 125 acres of rolling hills and promises to provide an intimate retreat experience.

You can enjoy a number of tranquil activities during your stay, including relaxing in the pool and hot tub and hiking and exploration of Medina Mountain and Robertson Creek. Escondida is an adult-only hotel and spa, ensuring a relaxing and rejuvenating experience from start to finish.

The Spa at Escondida is a sanctuary of tranquility. Offering private treatment and therapy rooms, customized facials and body treatments, a workout room, and various spa treatment packages, you are bound to find something to help you relax and cater to your specific wants and desires.

Hand and foot reflexology treatments may be added to any service for an additional cost.

​8. La Cantera Resort and Spa

Located in the Texas Hill Country, La Cantera Resort offers several luxurious amenities and opportunities to explore beautiful San Antonio.

This deluxe resort has two championship golf courses, five swimming pools, and a fitness facility. You can also go for a run through the resort and along Cantera Parkway, play tennis, hang out in the arcade, or enjoy poolside pampering in your private cabana.

For more in-depth therapeutic services, you can visit Loma de Vida Spa and Wellness, the resort’s on-site spa. Situated atop one of the highest points in San Antonio, breathtaking views and the surrounding wilderness will help you to prepare for your luxurious and tranquilizing experience.

You can unwind with a number of spa treatments including signature rituals, massages, facials, and more. Loma de Vida also offers several movement classes including yoga, spinning, and fusion of movement.

While at the spa, you can enjoy cold-pressed juices, Lotus Wei elixirs, and perfectly portioned lunches at Quenche Juicery.

Should you decide to venture outside the resort, activities to suit all tastes abound.

​9. Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa

Get a taste of Texas hospitality on 300 pristine acres nestled in San Antonio. At Hyatt Regency Hill Country, you will experience the charm of a rural-inspired ranch house while enjoying the amenities of a luxury resort.

You can float down the lazy river, bask in the sun alongside one of the property’s pools, shop at some of the hotel’s boutiques, or practice your swing at the resort’s 28-hole golf course. Nature and jogging trails, pool cabanas, and many more fabulous amenities are included with your stay.

One of the resort's most popular amenities is the Windflower Spa. You can indulge in a relaxing massage, body treatment, or facial using ingredients native to the Texan Hill Country region. The Windflower’s massage menu includes dozens of personalized treatments including deep-tissue massages, prenatal massages, and treatments for young adults.

You may also opt to visit the salon for a manicure and pedicure or waxing services.

​10. Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

Conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, the Four Seasons Resort is an athlete’s paradise. The luxury resort is home to an 18-hole, par-70 golf course as well as several pools, tennis courts, and sports facilities.

Families will love staying at the Four Seasons at Las Colinas thanks to the complimentary on-site activities. Board games, table tennis, volleyball, video games, and many other activities are offered for your little one’s enjoyment.

Adults will appreciate the fusion of wellness and spa at Well & Being Spa. While all guests enjoy complimentary use of Well & Being’s sauna, steam room, whirlpool, and relaxation areas, the spa offers an extensive menu of additional services and therapies. On-site nutritionists and personal trainers can also help you to establish and meet your health goals, making the Four Seasons Resort at Las Colinas a holistically rejuvenating experience.

Should you decide to venture outside of the resort, you will be greeted by options galore. The ninth-largest city in the United States, Dallas has hundreds of shops and restaurants that are bound to please.

​11. Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Situated among the beautiful rolling hills of Austin, Texas, Omni Barton Creek Resort &Spa is one of the most popular resorts in its area.

The resort features an 11,000-square-foot fitness center, an indoor and outdoor pool, four 18-hole golf courses, 11 tennis courts, miniature golf for children, nature trails, and more. In the unlikely event that you don’t find anything within the resort the sparks your interest, you can go out and explore the attractions in the Austin area.

One of the preferred things to do while at the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa is visit the Three Springs Spa. Offering the complete spa experience, Three Springs has everything from guided meditation classes to professional skin therapies.

The spa’s lengthy service menu features various massages including Thai massages, a signature golf ball massage, and reflexology. Numerous massage enhancements are available to increase relaxation and rejuvenation.

You may also opt for an assortment of facials, body treatments, hair removal services, nail services, and much, much more.

​12. Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

Located in Grapevine, Texas this luxurious hotel offers world-class accommodations, restaurants, shops and boutiques, and 4.5 acres of lush indoor gardens and waterways.

The resort is home to a barber/beauty shop, a game room, multiple swimming pools, a fitness center, and much more.

Although the resort does not have on-site amenities such as golf courses, the country’s only NFL-themed course—the Cowboys Golf Club—is less than a mile away. Several other golf courses are also in the area.

If golf is not your thing, you can enjoy the area’s bike rentals, boating, horseback riding, nature preserves, kayaking, jet-skiing, and more, all of which are less than five minutes away.

Should you prefer to stay indoors, the Relȃche Spa and Salon is conveniently located within the Gaylord Texan Resort. Relȃche Spa is a 25,000-square-foot European-styled day spa offering relaxing massages, soothing facials, and rejuvenating body treatments.

The spa has something for everyone—various massage packages, signature therapies, manicures and pedicures, hair removal services, and more.

​13. The Houstonian

Nestled near Uptown Park, the Houstonian provides an 18-acre oasis in the middle of a busy city. Just steps away from downtown Houston, the convenient location, southern hospitality, and incredible amenities appeal to both locals and travelers alike.

Located within The Houstonian is one of Houston’s leading health and fitness clubs. Exclusively for members, the club offers personal trainers, aquatic classes, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, pools, Pilates, yoga, boxing, and much more.

Several restaurants and bars are also on the property, so you don’t ever need to leave the resort during your stay.

Trellis, The Houstonian’s on-site spa, is the perfect touch to complete your stay. With over seven hair styling stations, many manicure and pedicure stations, an indoor float pool, and a lounge, the 17,000-square-foot spa and its professionals are guaranteed to provide the ultimate guest experience.

The Mediterranean-style resort encircles a gorgeous courtyard with natural gardens, all of which can be seen while in the spa. The natural beauty will help you relax as you enjoy massages, body treatments, facials, professional makeup, and more.

​14. Lakeway Resort and Spa

Located in beautiful Lakeway, Texas, this resort is sure to offer something for every member of the family. Situated on the shores of Lake Travis, Lakeway provides various recreational amenities, three large swimming pools, a small waterpark, a swim-up bar, and more.

Lakeway is also located within minutes of some of Austin’s top golf courses. Additionally, various water sports and activities are available at Lake Travis.

Rejuvenate your body and soul at the tranquil and beautiful Spa at Lakeway. The expansive spa facility features seven treatment areas, lounge areas for both men and women, dry showers, and couple showers. You can enjoy a beverage on the terrace while taking in the stunning views of the surrounding Texas Hill Country.

With the goal of invigorating your body and mind, the Spa at Lakeway offers a number of different massages, body treatments, facials, nail services, and more.

After a day of fun and relaxation, lounge in one of the resort’s guest rooms, suites, or condominiums.

​15. Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Tucked away in the private sanctuary of Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, you’ll forget that you are mere steps from the heart of vibrant Dallas.

Once a private residence, the resort now offers 143 magnificent rooms and suites. Numerous services for young children are provided, making this the perfect hotel for families. Rosewood offers portable cribs, baby skin care products, babysitting services, child-sized bathrobes, and more. They even baby-proof your room! How awesome is that?!

Unlike some of the other resorts on this list, Rosewood does not feature of a ton of activities and amenities, but the fact that you're located in downtown Dallas means that you won't be running out of things to do anytime soon.

Although the Rosewood does not have the typical spa, they do have expert massage therapists on staff. Hot rock, deep tissue, aromatherapy, and Swedish massages can all be enjoyed during your stay at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek.

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