About Lake Austin Spa Resort
Nestled along the shores of scenic Lake Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers guests the sanctuary of a world-class spa and the warmth of a best friend’s lake house. Lake Austin Spa Resort offers all-inclusive vacation packages, which include accommodations in one of 40 charming lakeside guest rooms, three gourmet meals daily, indoor and outdoor fitness activities and classes, and a selection of spa and body treatments.
The resort has consistently been recognized for its excellence and as a result has received numerous industry awards. Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Town & Country Magazine and Southern Living have honored Lake Austin Spa Resort as one of the best in the country and in the world.
The LakeHouse Spa
A multi-million dollar 25,000-square-foot expansion and renovation completed in 2004 features spacious men’s and women’s locker rooms, outdoor Palm Pool, hot tub and cabanas, 30 treatment areas, including garden tents and suites, indoor Junior Olympic-length lap pool in the Pool Barn, and two acres of terraced foliage and aquatic gardens. The Iris Salon offers a selection of luxurious hair, make-up and nail services.
The LakeHouse Spa offers more than 100 massage, body and skincare treatments and therapies. Thirty treatment areas are available, including outdoor garden cabanas, screened verandas and private tandem suites. Healing and indigenous treatments are based on ancient principles of aromatherapy, Ayurveda, hydrotherapy, Moortherapy and Thalassotherapy.
More than 20 activities for all fitness levels are offered daily, ranging from BodyFlow® and Trek & Spin to Gentle Yoga and Nia Dance classes. Other offerings include canoeing, Hydro-biking™, kayaking, sculling, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Spinning®, meditation and dance. Aquatic aerobics and swimming classes take place in the Pool Barn. The training center overlooks Lake Austin and the Balcones Canyonlands Nature Preserve, and features state-of-the-art cardiovascular, circuit and free weight training equipment. Private sessions with certified fitness professionals are available.
Lake Austin Spa Resort soothes the soul in an intimate, relaxed atmosphere featuring comfortable public areas, peaceful grounds and nature and wildlife trails at the foot of the cool, blue Lake Austin. Activities include extensive indoor and outdoor fitness and water activities and innovative wellness and discovery programs. Lake Austin Spa Resort has abundant organic gardens from which herbs and seasonal vegetables are picked daily to be used in the cuisine. The LakeHouse Spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort offers more than 100 spa and salon treatments and a variety of treatment location options. Activities and spa services are designed for men, women and teens age 16 years or older.
The resort has 40 lakeside guest rooms with well-appointed décor and furnishings sourced from around the world by co-owner Mike McAdams and his team. Fourteen Luxury LakeView rooms and ten Luxury Garden Rooms offer spectacular views of Lake Austin and the Texas Hill Country and the interiors evoke reflection and relaxation with every detail. All guest rooms include: Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, Kohler steeping/soaking tubs, spacious writing desks, custom-designed furniture, signature lavender spa amenities, luxury cotton spa robes, high definition digital LCD TV with DVD, AM/FM clock radio and iPod docking station with remote control, complimentary high-speed Internet access and Wi-Fi, remote-controlled ceiling fan and in-room safe and refrigerator. The Lady Bird Johnson Suite honors Lady Bird Johnson and includes a sitting room, fireplace, private wildflower garden and hot tub.
Executive Chef Stéphane Beaucamp serves three delicious healthy meals daily which are thoughtful and intentional in the selection of ingredients to put flavor, balance and nutrition at the forefront of the palate. Ingredients are sourced locally and from the resort’s own organic gardens as available seasonally. Dining is offered in the resort Dining Room and in the Aster Café at the LakeHouse Spa. Cooking classes are scheduled throughout the week.
More than 1,000 species of plants, herbs, vegetables, spices and wildflowers fill the abundant on-site organic gardens.
Both the mind and the body are enriched through programs taught by staff and special guest instructors. Discovery classes in healthy cooking, nutrition, communication skills, body image, relationships and sexuality, journaling, crafts, gardening and others are offered regularly. Special weeks and seasonal topics include programs such as Just Breathe, Reboot Camps, Feng Shui Beauty, Mother/Daughter, the Culinary Experience™, For the Love of Books and Ripple Effects: The Wellness of Water. Special events are also planned around holiday seasons.
Lake Austin Spa Resort offers a variety of three-night or longer packages for groups and individuals. Vacation packages include accommodations in one of 40 lakeside guest rooms, three gourmet meals daily, unlimited indoor and outdoor fitness activities and discovery classes, gratuities and a selection of spa treatments based on packages selected and length of stay.
Our Executive Team
Michael W. McAdams and William W. Rucks IV, Owners
JoAnn Lenhardt, General Manager
Elwanda Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer
Stephane Beaucamp, Executive Chef
Cindy Present, Fitness & Activities Director
Robbie Hudson, Director of Programming