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A Girls’ Weekend to Relax and Reset

Kelly Yandell – The Meaning of Pie

“And at the end of the day, this is where Lake Austin Spa Resort shines. You can do a million things or nothing at all.”

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Relax. Reset. Renew.

Texas Monthly

“There is nowhere you’ll feel more spoiled, more rejuvenated, or more mindfully blissful than at Lake Austin Spa Resort.”

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Southern Lake Escapes

Garden & Gun

“In between head-to-toe treatments and organic meals, you can hike nearby trails, practice yoga on the dock, or take a water bike for a spin.”

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25 Luxe Spa Resorts Within Driving Distance

Ella Décor

“Five-star luxury is a road trip away.”

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Austin’s Best Wellness Resort is a Luxurious Boot Camp

New York Post

“Relaxation is a must at this idyllic wellness center, set on 19 densely forested acres at the lake’s shore.”

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Top 10 Day Spas Across the Country

Travel Channel

“One day is all you need to take a mini vacation, relax and recharge at these top spots.”

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10 Amazing Spa Resorts and Wellness Getaways Around the World

Houston Chronicle

“Edged by a verdant nature reserve on the banks of the Lake Austin, this easy-to-reach retreat has a casual sophistication with a design-minded lakehouse vibe.”

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18 Best Hotels in Austin

Conde Nast Traveler

“Set on a picturesque hillside of its namesake lake, this all-inclusive destination spa attracts relaxation-seekers from all over.”

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The South’s 10 Best Resorts

Southern Living

“Southerners take life at a slower, more relaxed pace than most – so it’s no wonder that we absolutely love to spend time at elegant resorts.”

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15 of the Best Getaways for a Girls Weekend

RedBook Magazine

“One of the best destinations for a girls trip is only a 30-minute drive from the city’s downtown area.”

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Couveteur

THE 11 BEST LUXURY SPAS IN THE U.S.

“Spa vacations seem to be the trend nowadays, and the Lake Austin Spa Resort is the crème de la crème of them all.”

Culinary Demo | Foods of Love | Guest Chef Beth Pav

12 Destination Spas to Visit in the US to Recharge and Relax

PopSugar.com

“The Lake Austin Spa Resort offers a variety of fitness, cooking, and relaxation programs — all set against the stunning natural landscape of Texas Hill Country.”

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The Top 10 Domestic Destination Spas

Travel + Leisure

“Lake Austin Spa, a, 40-room retreat in the Texas Hill Country, also prioritizes fitness: think boxing, Bosu balance training, and tai chi.”

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The 50 Best Spa and Wellness Retreats Across the U.S.

Prevention

“If you’re a gal who likes options, this southern spa is for you.”

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8 All-Inclusive Resorts with Life-Changing Spas

JettSetter

“Choose an all-inclusive package with a spa credit at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas Hill Country and the only worry you’ll have all week will be choosing which of the 100-plus treatments to experience first.”

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How to Experience the Magical Art of Forest Bathing

Fodor’s Travel

“Be present. Be mindful. Be three dimensional.”

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10 Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the USA

U.S. News and World Travel

“Go all-in for these luxe resorts flush with amenities.”

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Rejuvenate While Traveling at These 10 Luxe Destination Spas

Departures

“It may be only about a half-hour outside of downtown Austin, but the Lake Austin Spa Resort feels like a world unto itself.”

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The 20 Best Destination Spas

Town & Country

“If you’re hoping to shed a few inches- or simply kickstart a healthier lifestyle- here’s where to go.”

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Best Wellness Retreats of 2019

TravelZoo

“Lake Austin in Texas Hill Country will have you at howdy: A water taxi equipped with twin mood-setters—bubbly and binocs—will meet you in downtown Austin.”

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The 10 Most Beautiful Lakeside Hotels in the World

Architectural Digest

“Everything at this resort was designed around nature. Situated on 21 miles of shore, Lake Austin Spa Resort was constructed to marry the elements of the Texas Hill Country with the details of a European dressmaker.”

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