Planning a romantic vacation can be tricky, but choosing the right destination makes it so much easier, and Texas Hill Country is simply one of the best places you can go. Not only is it easily one of the most beautiful parts of the state, but it's also bursting at the seams with charming bed and breakfasts, luxurious five-star resorts, and quaint family-run inns, many of which are perfectly suited to romantic getaways for two. Whether you're going for the week, the weekend, or even a single night, here are the most romantic places to stay in Hill Country.
1.Lake Austin Spa Resort
© Lake Austin Spa Resort
Recognized as one of the best spa resorts in North America by top travel experts like Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, the Lake Austin Spa Resort is an award-winning destination resort set right on the shore of Lake Austin. As an all-inclusive resort, it offers absolutely everything you need for a memorable vacation, including gourmet meals and snacks, use of paddleboards and other lake equipment, and a program of fun activities like cooking classes and fitness classes. Guests can also book couples' massages in the outdoor Bamboo Suite or at the luxurious on-site spa.
1705 S Quinlan Park Rd, Austin, TX 78732, Phone: 512-372-7300
2.A Barn at the Quarry
© A Barn at the Quarry
Hidden away in the countryside just outside Fredericksburg, A Barn at the Quarry offers the opportunity to spend the night in a comfortably rustic barn with rock and cedar walls. There are two guest rooms on the ground floor of the barn, and if you want a bit more space, there's also a top-floor suite with wonderful views of the surrounding fields. All guests are welcome to relax on the shady communal patio and visit with the resident donkeys and llama, and there's also a four-person hot tub that's available on a first-come first-served basis.
156 Deike-Hunter Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, Phone: 830-308-7212
3.Blair House Inn
© Blair House Inn
Set on a 22-acre property in the town of Wimberley, Blair House Inn is an upscale bed and breakfast with 12 rooms and cottages. All rooms have private baths, TVs, and ironed linens, and many also feature stone fireplaces, whirlpool bathtubs, and king-size beds. If you want to make your stay extra-special, you can book a romantic package that includes fresh roses, champagne, and an indulgent aromatherapy bath package. A gourmet three-course breakfast is included in the room rate, and for an additional fee, the on-site restaurant offers picnic baskets, special five-course dinners, and occasional cooking classes.
100 W Spoke Hill Dr, Wimberley, TX 78676, Phone: 512-847-1111
4.Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast
© Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast
A welcoming Zen-like oasis only half an hour outside Austin, Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast boasts comfortable, quirky rooms and wonderful views of Lake Travis. Each of the four guest rooms is decorated in a unique style, and they feature king-size beds, private patios, and kitchens or kitchenettes. In addition to the four guest rooms, the property also offers a 1964 Airstream-style trailer and a treehouse-like room that can only be reached via an outdoor spiral staircase. An organic in-room breakfast is served every morning, and there are two hot tubs and a pool available for guest use.
3905 Highland Dr, Austin, TX 78734, Phone: 512-266-7098
5.Cotton Gin Village
© Cotton Gin Village
With its 19th-century log cabins and its ivy-draped stone walls, the Cotton Gin Village makes visitors feel like they've taken a step back in time to simpler days. The cozy cabins are arranged around a central courtyard dotted with koi ponds and waterfalls, and they all feature modern amenities like Jacuzzi tubs, bamboo sheets, and central heating. The property also boasts a fantastic location in the heart of Texas wine country, and while the Main Street of Fredericksburg is less than three miles away, the on-site restaurant is known for its incredible food and wine.
2805 S State Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, Phone: 830-990-8381
© Creekhaven Inn
Sitting on a three-acre property on the shore of Cypress Creek, the Creekhaven Inn is a welcoming bed and breakfast with sixteen cozy, antique-filled rooms and suites. Romantic add-ons like chocolate-covered strawberries and bouquets of roses are available for a fee, and there's also a small on-site spa that offers romantic couples' massages with a view of the treetops. The property also boasts more than 600 feet of private creekfront, and guests can relax on the grass beside the water or simply enjoy the views from the private decks found in most of the rooms.
400 Mill Race Ln, Wimberley, TX 78676, Phone: 512-847-9344
7.Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Treehouses
Best known for their exhilarating zipline courses, Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Treehouses might not be the first place to come to mind when you're planning a romantic couples' vacation, but their treehouses are a truly magical place to get away from it all. There are four two-person treehouses to choose from, including one with a round bedroom centered around a majestic tree trunk and another with a private soaking tub nestled in the treetops. Guests are also required to book a zipline tour when available, and special packages with house wine tastings and dinner are offered on a seasonal basis.
1223 Paleface Ranch Rd S, Spicewood, TX 78669, Phone: 512-264-8880
© Escondida Resort
Named after the Spanish word meaning 'hidden', the Escondida Resort is an intimate adults-only resort tucked away in the rolling foothills of Medina Mountain. All the rooms are individually decorated, and they feature amenities like flat screen TVs, gas fireplaces, and private balconies or patios. Breakfast is included in the room rate, and a delicious dinner is included Thursday through Saturday as well, although guests will need to bring their own alcohol if desired. Guests can also upgrade to special packages that include couples' massages, fresh flowers, chocolate, and picnic baskets to enjoy outside on the beautiful property.
23670 TX-16, Medina, TX 78055, Phone: 830-589-7507
© Gruene Cottages
Located in the historic town of Gruene, the Gruene Cottages are charming two-story cottages modeled after the famous Fredericksburg Sunday houses of the 19th century. The cottages have a decidedly rustic feel, and many have private porches with rocking chairs or swings. However, they're equipped with modern amenities like flat screen TVs, full kitchens, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. If you don't need a kitchen, there are also several guest rooms with simple kitchenettes. The three-acre property also features a heated swimming pool, and if you want to explore the surrounding area, Gruene Hall is only a ten-minute walk away.
1950 Hunter Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130, Phone: 830-625-5818
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10.Gruene Homestead Inn
© Gruene Homestead Inn
Occupying 8 acres of land less than a mile outside of downtown Gruene, the Gruene Homestead Inn consists of an eclectic assortment of historic buildings dating back to the second half of the 19th century. All rooms have cozy furnishings and Wi-Fi, and many have additional features like jacuzzi tubs, private patios, and wet bars. The property also boasts a full-service bar housed inside a 1940s barn, which has plenty of games for guests to play and often hosts live music. A delicious hot Texas-style breakfast is served in the dining room every morning, and there is an outdoor pool for guest to use.
832 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130, Phone: 800-238-5534
11.Hilton San Antonio Hill Country
© Hilton San Antonio Hill Country
Hilton hotels are known for their luxurious rooms and their outstanding hospitality, and the Hilton San Antonio Hill Country is no exception. True to their Texas surroundings, the rooms are furnished with cozy ranch-style decor, and they feature elegant marble bathrooms, down comforters, and large TVs. If you book a suite, you'll also have a separate living area and a jetted bathtub. Other hotel amenities include three outdoor swimming pools and four firepits, and if you want to enjoy some leisurely time at the hotel in the morning, you can book a package that includes breakfast.
9800 Westover Hills Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78251, Phone: 210-509-9800
12.Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast
© Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast
Found only five minutes away from downtown Gruene, the Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast is a family owned and operated business with rooms in two historic buildings. Some of the rooms are part of an 1847 pioneer home, and there's also a one-room schoolhouse from 1863 that has been converted into an inn with five rooms. All rooms have private bathrooms and televisions, and some also have whirlpool tubs. A delicious homemade breakfast is served by candlelight in the dining room each morning, and cookies, ice cream, and beverages are available in the common room throughout the day.
1620 Hueco Springs Loop Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132, Phone: 830-625-8300
13.JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
© JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
One of the biggest and best-known resorts in Texas Hill Country, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is located on a 600-acre property with endless amenities. The rooms themselves feature marble bathrooms, picturesque views, and plush robes, and guests are welcome to enjoy a meal or a drink in one of the resort's seven restaurants. The property also boasts a nine-acre water park that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike, but if you'd rather have some adults-only time, you can retreat to the luxurious spa to get a massage and relax by the private pool.
23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78261, Phone: 210-276-2500
14.La Cantera Resort & Spa
© La Cantera Resort & Spa
Sprawling across 550 hilly acres, La Cantera Resort & Spa is another excellent option if you want to have a romantic stay at a large, upscale resort. All the rooms and suites are decorated in soothing earthy tones, and there are free-standing villas for those who want a bit more privacy. Other amenities include two golf courses, a peaceful spa, and five pools, including an adults-only infinity pool. You might not even want to leave the property, but if you do, there's a complimentary shuttle to the nearby Shops at La Cantera and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.
16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256, Phone: 210-558-6500
15.La Villa Vista Lake Travis
© La Villa Vista Lake Travis
Perched on a hill overlooking the lovely Lake Travis, La Villa Vista Lake Travis is an elegant Italian-style villa known for its magnificent sunset views and its soothing Old World charm. There are five luxurious suites to choose from, each one of which is individually decorated, and they include features like wood-burning fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and private balconies with wonderful views of the lake. Most of the suites come with complimentary breakfast as well, but the Milan suite has a well-equipped kitchenette perfect for couples who want to cook their own food without being disturbed in the morning.
6701 Oasis Pass, Austin, TX 78732, Phone: 512-266-6000
16.Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast
© Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast
Constructed in 1923, the Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast is a classically romantic bed and breakfast hidden away in a serene residential neighborhood. The spotless rooms are equipped with fluffy bathrobes, high-quality toiletries, and elegant decor, and some also have antique claw foot tubs or comfortable sitting areas. Every morning, guests are welcomed into the formal dining room for a full breakfast made with locally-sourced ingredients, and complimentary baked goods and wine are offered in the afternoons. For an extra romantic stay, you can also purchase a special package with flowers, handmade chocolates, and a bottle of chilled Champagne.
101 E Hackberry St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3915, Phone: 830-997-0306
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17.Meyer Bed and Breakfast on Cypress Creek
© Meyer Bed and Breakfast on Cypress Creek
Situated on the outskirts of the charming historic town of Comfort, the Meyer Bed and Breakfast on Cypress Creek is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the Texas countryside. The hotel was established in 1857, and the guest rooms are housed inside a collection of historic homesteads and cozy cottages. A full breakfast is offered on weekend mornings, and a continental breakfast is available Monday through Friday. Guests are also encouraged to make full use of the beautiful 6-acre property, which offers fishing spots by the creek, shady sitting areas, and an outdoor pool with lounge chairs.
845 High St, Comfort, TX 78013, Phone: 830-995-2304
18.Rose Hill Manor
© Rose Hill Manor
The only AAA Four Diamond accommodation around Fredericksburg, the Rose Hill Manor offers private cottages and cozy suites spread across several charming buildings. Many of the unites have private decks, and several also have Jacuzzi tubs. The main house is where you'll find the common areas, which include a games room, a bar, and a dining room where a three-course breakfast is served each morning. Delightful add-ons like fresh flower arrangements and artisan chocolates are available for a fee, but if you'd prefer a simpler stay, the manor sometimes offers a discounted "room only" rate.
2614 Upper Albert Rd, Stonewall, TX 78671, Phone: 830-644-2247
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19.Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek
© Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek
Nestled in the heart of Hill Country, the Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek boasts comfortable country-chic accommodation and almost 90 acres of beautiful grounds. Rooms and luxurious suites can be found in the main inn, and there are also several detached cottages for anyone wanting more privacy. Every unit features thoughtful touches like complimentary beverages and fresh handpicked flowers from the property's gardens, and an unlimited supply of delicious cookies is always available in the dining room. All room reservations include a full breakfast and a gourmet three-course dinner, and the restaurant prides itself on sourcing ingredients locally whenever possible.
4444 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Kyle, TX 78640, Phone: 512-268-1617
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20.Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort
© Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort
With its championship golf course, luxurious guest rooms, and its elegant, bustling restaurant, the Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort perfectly embodies the Texas mentality of "go big or go home". Every room has a private balcony with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, and the spacious suites also have dining areas with wet bars. The golf course offers private instruction for players of all skill levels, and guests can also sip cocktails by the pool, break a sweat in the state-of-the-art fitness center, or book a session in the salt cave at the luxurious on-site spa.
1 Resort Way, Boerne, TX 78006, Phone: 888-299-7485
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21.The Cove BNB
© The Cove BNB
If you have a romantic lakeside getaway in mind, The Cove BNB is an excellent option. Located on two acres right next to Lake Travis, the property offers two cozy suites and a private cabin with a deck, a living room, and a kitchenette. Breakfast can be served for an additional fee. If you want to get out on the water, the property even has its own private dock and boat ramp, and boats can easily be rented from the nearby Emerald Point Marina. Kayaks are also available for guests to use free of charge.
17357 W Beach Rd, Austin, TX 78734, Phone: 512-590-0202
22.The Lodge Above Town Creek
© The Lodge Above Town Creek
Conveniently located right in downtown Fredericksburg, the Lodge Above Town Creek is a boutique bed and breakfast perfect for couples. The elegant, uniquely decorated suites boast luxurious king-size beds and well-equipped kitchenettes, and some also have jacuzzi tubs and private or shared porches. Delicious breakfast baskets are delivered to the door each morning, and guests can also purchase wine to have delivered to their rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available all throughout the other property, and there are plenty of wonderful communal amenities as well, including a terrace with a large stone fireplace and a beautiful pool next to the creek.
415 E Austin St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, Phone: 830-997-1615
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23.The Olive Tree Inn
© The Olive Tree Inn
Right across the street from Southwestern University in Georgetown, the Olive Tree Inn dates back to the early 20th century. The rooms are housed inside a Victorian-style house and two charming casitas, and they're furnished with beautiful decor like iron headboards and Moroccan chandeliers. Every room has a view of the property's beautiful garden as well, where guests can cool off in the swimming pool, relax under the shady trees, and gather around the fire pit in the evenings. Breakfast is included in the room rates, and Wi-Fi is available in the rooms and by the pool.
1310 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626, Phone: 512-210-1210
© Miraval Austin
Previously known as the Travaasa Austin Resort, the Miravel Austin is an elegant 220-acre wellness resort designed to promote relaxation and serenity. The soothing rooms are equipped with yoga mats, local artwork, and plush bathrobes that practically beg you to relax, but are plenty of activities for guests to enjoy as well, including healthy cooking classes, a challenging slackline course, and horseback riding on the resort’s 10-acre farm. Other amenities include a gorgeous infinity pool, a well-equipped fitness center, and a 20,000-square-foot spa offering special treatments that incorporate gemstones, breathwork, and herbs and plants grown right on the property.
13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, Austin, TX 78726, Phone: 888 275-7281
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25.Trois Estate At Enchanted Rock
© Trois Estate At Enchanted Rock
Proudly owned and operated by the Trois family, the Trois Estate At Enchanted Rock is a magnificent stone village designed in an Old-World style. It's the perfect place to stay if you're looking to unplug; there is no Wi-Fi in the rooms, although many have jacuzzi or whirlpool tubs. The property is perfectly situated for people who want to explore the neighboring Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, but if you'd rather simply relax, there is a beautiful outdoor pool at your disposal. A homemade breakfast is included in the room rate, and some rooms have a microwave.
300 Trois Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, Phone: 830-685-3415
25 Best Romantic Getaways in the Texas Hill Country
- Lake Austin Spa Resort, Photo: Lake Austin Spa Resort
- A Barn at the Quarry, Photo: A Barn at the Quarry
- Blair House Inn, Photo: Blair House Inn
- Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast
- Cotton Gin Village, Photo: Cotton Gin Village
- Creekhaven Inn, Photo: Creekhaven Inn
- Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Treehouses, Photo: MALOADS/stock.adobe.com
- Escondida Resort, Photo: Escondida Resort
- Gruene Cottages, Photo: Gruene Cottages
- Gruene Homestead Inn, Photo: Gruene Homestead Inn
- Hilton San Antonio Hill Country, Photo: Hilton San Antonio Hill Country
- Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast
- JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Photo: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
- La Cantera Resort & Spa, Photo: La Cantera Resort & Spa
- La Villa Vista Lake Travis, Photo: La Villa Vista Lake Travis
- Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast
- Meyer Bed and Breakfast on Cypress Creek, Photo: Meyer Bed and Breakfast on Cypress Creek
- Rose Hill Manor, Photo: Rose Hill Manor
- Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek, Photo: Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek
- Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort, Photo: Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort
- The Cove BNB, Photo: The Cove BNB
- The Lodge Above Town Creek, Photo: The Lodge Above Town Creek
- The Olive Tree Inn, Photo: The Olive Tree Inn
- Miraval Austin, Photo: Miraval Austin
- Trois Estate At Enchanted Rock, Photo: Trois Estate At Enchanted Rock
- Cover Photo: Richard/stock.adobe.com