Relaxing lakeside resort close to Austin, Texas
Located close to the shores of Lake Travis in Travis County, TX, the Lakeway Resort (also known as Lakeway Resort and Spa Austin) offers stylish accommodation at the heart of the Lone Star State.
This 3-star resort, which is approximately 14 miles from the state capital of Austin, features 168 guestrooms and a number of recreational facilities.
Each guestroom includes a private bathroom with bathrobe and hairdryer. Pillow-top mattresses and stylish linens adorn beds, whilst air-conditioning and climate control is included as standard. Other in-room amenities include flat-screen television or computer monitor with pay-per-view movies, dual-line telephone, radio alarm clock, iron and ironing board, and large work desk with accompanying chair and lamp.
The hotel also offers wireless internet connection, complimentary copies of USA Today, a turndown service, and wakeup calls.
The resort offers a number of function rooms that can accommodate both leisure and business guests. The likes of meetings, seminars, and weddings can comfortably be held at the central Texas resort.
All guests are welcome to eat in Joseys and Travis Dining Room or enjoy an evening drink on the Back Porch. The former offers fine Texan cuisine served in an enjoyable atmosphere, whilst the latter offers the best views of the Texas sunset.
In terms of recreational activities, the Lakeway Resort is far from lacking. Guests with a robust work-out regime can make use of the fitness room, which is equipped with a variety of cardiovascular machinery and free-weights. After a hearty session, a visit to the spa provides the perfect opportunity to unwind, thanks to a selection of beauty and holistic treatments, including therapeutic massages.
Those preferring to have a little fun can visit the adult-only Sunset pool with swim-up bar and whirlpool, or rent a cabana for the day. A childrens only pool, known as Little Devils Cove, offers a family-friendly option, complete with slides and other water features. A childrens R&R initiative is even in place to ensure younger visitors get enough time away from the pool.
Those that prefer a trip around the tees can enjoy a round of golf at a number of local courses, including Flintrock Falls and Falconhead.
The town of Lakeway, TX also offers a number of recreational options. These include the Lakeway World of Tennis which is commonly regarded as one of the best tennis facilities in the region.
Lakeway Marina offers the chance for visitors to head out on the waters. Boat trips come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on their preferences, visitors can indulge in a spot of fishing or enjoy a sunset cruise on the Legacy Yacht. Motorboats and other watersports are also popular pursuits on Lake Travis.
Those that prefer to keep feet firmly on the ground can enjoy hiking or walking along the Lakeway Park Trails. Mountain biking is another popular activity here.
The Lakeway Resort also allows access to the landmarks and entertainment venues of Austin as well as the numerous wineries that are located across Texas Hill Country, views of which can be admired directly from the resort.