Everyone Needs to Experience This Austin Wellness Retreat – Your Mind and Body Will Thank You
Just 20 miles from bustling downtown Austin rests a truly spectacular sanctuary in the heart of legendary Hill Country. Rated among the top wellness retreats in the world, Lake Austin Spa Resort whisks guests away from the city and offers an immersive experience where they can indulge in world-class spa treatments, enjoy a multitude of activities and bask in the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
Here’s how Lake Austin Spa Resort seamlessly integrates nature into every element of its offerings, creating a relaxing and totally unforgettable guest experience.
A luxury water taxi greets guests in downtown Austin and transports them away from the city center in the most scenic, rejuvenating way possible.
The resort overlooks the beautiful Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, home to endangered songbirds and many other wildlife species. Guests can immerse themselves in abundant natural beauty by embarking on forest bathing hikes among the oaks and junipers of the Hill Country landscape.
Executive chef Stéphane Beaucamp prepares delicious, gourmet meals with French flair using ingredients grown in the resort’s organic garden.
During the monthly Culinary Experience weeks, guests can get a behind-the-scenes look at the garden and learn the art of garden-to-table cuisine.
Lake Austin Spa Resort is the only destination spa on a moving body of water. Following new science showing the positive effects of being near water, the resort offers guests an abundance of water-related activities including water meditation, stand-up paddleboarding and aqua fit classes.
Or guests can simply reap wellness benefits by lounging in the lakeside hammocks.
The 25,000-square-foot LakeHouse spa offers services complemented by the beauty of the surrounding nature. Guests can enjoy treatments in garden tents, take a dip in the outdoor Palm Pool or stroll through 2 acres of terraced foliage and aquatic gardens.
For avid swimmers, there’s a Junior Olympic-length lap pool in the Pool Barn.
The spa offers more than 100 treatments, including herbal body wraps, invigorating salt scrubs, aromatherapy massages and oxygen facials. Many of the treatments use herbs grown in the resort’s organic Healing Garden.