Resorts: Travaasa Style and Adventure Redefine Austin Travel!

Looking for unparalleled service, resort-style beauty, and real adventure for upcoming Austin-area travel plans? Consider Travaasa Austin!

Overlooking tranquil Lake Travis and nestled against 210 acres of the Balcones Canyonlands Reserve, Travaasa is only 25 minutes from Downtown Austin. It features 70 guestrooms, a wellness spa, organic, locally-sourced cuisine, and more.

“Travaasa Austin provides guests a unique escape; a place for them to try or experience something new,” says Tim Thuell, General Manager. “Our extensive programming and outstanding staff ensure that each guest has a memorable stay and walks away with a new skill or story to share.”

The programming at Travaasa Austin reflects five pillars— adventure, culinary, culture, fitness, and spa/wellness— while incorporating local and regional elements to create an authentic experience. Here’s more on the five pillars, compliments of Travaasa:

Adventure: With a focus on bringing back the simple pleasures of connecting with the outside world, Travaasa Austin celebrates the outdoors with stables, hiking trails, a challenge course, geocaching, equine experiences, archery lessons, and more.

Culinary: Travaasa Austin’s culinary team is passionate about using quality ingredients, supporting regional growers and enjoying food in good company. The experienced and knowledgeable staff provides hands-on programming that feeds guests’ senses, including boutique chef’s dinners, nutrition and tasting series, and courses on culinary skills and techniques.

Culture: Travaasa Austin immerses guests in the local culture of Texas, Austin, and Hill Country. This allows for serendipitous moments that refresh, renew, and challenge. Guests participate in programs that enhance creativity, educate about local ecology, showcase area artists including musicians, and provide an opportunity for storytelling and fireside chats.

Fitness: Offering a variety of fitness courses, Travaasa Austin promotes strengthening of the body while having fun. Classes focus on balance, posture, core work, and flexibility, and include yoga, Zumba, Barre, and simplified fitness.

Spa/Wellness: The Spa at Travaasa Austin goes far beyond pampering and indulgence. The treatments reflect a passion for, and knowledge of, the human body and the ability of plants and essential oils to naturally treat, heal and revitalize the soul. The spa offers an array of massages, healing rituals, body treatments and personalized services, using only organic, bioenergetic products, including the Primavera and Anakiri skin care lines.  The Spa also offers meditation and breathwork courses in addition to a mini-med school series.

Visiting Austin, or on the lookout for an adventure close to home? Consider Travaasa! Guests pay an all-inclusive rate which includes meals, daily spa treatments, and as many activities as they wish.


“Travaasa Austin truly embraces the culture and beauty of the region from its musical history to its Western roots and allows guests to experience it in an authentic way,” says Thuell. “Our goal is to provide a one-of-a-kind escape that is enriching, educational, and relaxing.”

Travaasa was also the proud 2010 recipient of Treehugger’s Best of Green Award for “Best Resort!” The property’s green features focus on sustainable site selection, water efficiency, energy efficiency, sustainable materials, and indoor environmental quality. Travel Green with Travaasa!


Austin REALTOR® Brian Talley celebrates new green businesses like Travaasa Austin. He also helps home-buyers stay on top of the latest in Lake Travis home trends. If you’re on the lookout for Austin Luxury Homes for sale, check out Brian’s Austin Home Search!