Lake Austin Spa Resort Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Award

October 7, 2019


Named the #2 Destination Spa Resort in the World and #1 Destination Spa Resort in North

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AUSTIN, Texas (Oct 2019) – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Lake Austin Spa Resort recognized as the #2 Destination Spa Resort in the World, and #1 Destination Spa Resort in the US. Lake Austin Spa Resort is the only property included from Texas and only one of eleven properties listed from North America.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The full list of winners can be found here.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler and its readers as one of the top ten wellness resorts for more than ten years in a row,” said Mike McAdams, co-owner of the 40-room lakefront retreat. “When Billy Rucks and I purchased this property in 1997 we knew it had potential to be best in class and we are so humbled that our guests also feel the same. We are proud and so thankful to our staff and guests for this great achievement.”

The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler‘s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions. #RCA2019


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. Being the only lake front wellness resort in the world, Lake Austin Spa Resort is well-known for incorporating water into wellness from a water taxi to the property, floating massages in the pool barn and underwater deep muscle massages called Aquastretch Myofascial. Guests can reset and rejuvenate using the calming effects of water.

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.

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