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Voted the #1 destination spa in North America by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, Lake Austin Spa Resort is a premier lakefront destination spa resort nestled within the Texas Hill Country. A health and wellness retreat destination, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers a variety of all-inclusive spa vacation packages and day spa packages.

Owners

Michael W. McAdams and William W. Rucks IV

Management Team

  • Tracy York, General Manager
  • Elwanda Edwards, Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Robin Jones, Spa Director, LakeHouse Spa
  • Stephane Beaucamp, Executive Chef
  • Trisha Shirey, Director of Flora & Fauna
  • Robbie Hudson, Director of Programming
  • Sharon Rekieta, Fitness Director
  • Brent Wolf, Director of Guest Services
  • Tom Tuscher, Director of Food & Beverage

LakeHouse Spa

Completed in the spring of 2004, the multi-million dollar LakeHouse Spa expansion now features 25,000 square feet of pure indulgence, including over 30 indoor and outdoor treatment spaces, private outdoor couples suite, the Palm Pool, and separate locker facilities for men and women complete with a hot tub, sauna and steam room.

Our innovative spa menu offers more than 100 body treatments and therapies to ensure the ultimate relaxing experience. Guests may choose from a variety of massage, body and facial treatments, as well as a full menu of nail and hair salon services.

Accommodations

Lake Austin Spa Resort offers 40 guest rooms. With casually elegant décor and furnishings crafted by local artisans, the charming accommodations encourage complete relaxation. All accommodations offer:

  • Egyptian cotton sheets & down comforters
  • Kohler steeping/soaking tubs
  • Signature Lake Austin Spa Resort lavender bath amenities
  • Plush cotton spa robes
  • Large flat-panel TVs with DVD players
  • AM/FM clock radio and an iPod docking station
  • Wireless Internet connection

Additional amenities may include:

  • Intimate private gardens with bamboo water features
  • Hot tubs
  • Gas-burning fireplaces
  • Indoor Jacuzzi tubs

Cuisine

Lake Austin Spa Resort serves three innovative, low-fat healthful meals daily. Dining is available in the dining room located in the main resort building and in the Aster Café at the LakeHouse Spa. Our cuisine is inspired by Southwestern, Mexican, Caribbean, Mediterranean and Asian influences, and many dishes are prepared with fresh vegetables and herbs harvested from the resort's own organic gardens.

Lake Austin Spa Resort now offers an interactive culinary experience to help bring guests closer to healthy eating – The Culinary Experience™ weeks occur monthly and may include cooking demonstrations in our exclusive Demo Kitchen, sessions with special guest chefs from around the country, tastings and take-home culinary tips!

Fitness Activities & Special Programs:

Lake Austin Spa resort offers up to 20 different fitness classes and activities daily. With state-of-the-art fitness facilities, activities may be located indoors, outdoors and even on the lake or in our Junior Olympic-sized Pool Barn. Activity offerings range in level from beginner to strenuous high-impact.

In addition to physical fitness activities, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers extensive discovery programs. Topics may include body image, mood and food, relationships, gardening, women's wellness and more. Special programming this year: Mother/Daughter Week, For the Love of Books Club, The Culinary Experience™ at Lake Austin Spa Resort, Gathering of Wise Women and more. View the current calendar of events.

Gardens

As one of the first destination spas to create gardens specifically for growing herbs used in spa treatments, the organic gardens at Lake Austin Spa Resort are home to more than 1,000 species of Texas plants, herbs, vegetables, spices and wildflowers. Trisha Shirey, Director of Flora and Fauna, leads classes and demonstrations on gardening topics and aromatherapy at the lake resort.