The Best Spa and Wellness Retreats in Texas, USA

You’ll find relaxing spa hotels throughout Texas, including Dallas
You’ll find relaxing spa hotels throughout Texas, including Dallas | © Nate Hovee / Alamy Stock Photo
Amanda Ogle

Escape the stresses of everyday life with a spa day at these Texas spa and wellness hotels. Whether you choose to be in the great outdoors of the Lone Star State or in the vibrant cities of Houston and San Antonio, the following hotel spas allow you to immerse yourself in rest, relaxation and wellness. They’ll have you feeling rejuvenated and renewed in no time.

1. The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa


Traditional room with two beds, wood furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows with tree views at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa
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A 9,500sqft (900sqm) expansion to the Trellis Spa has added a new outdoor contrast bathing and soaking experience, a treetop dining room, private cabanas, touchless therapies, new interiors and more. The 6,500sqft (600sqm) outdoor Soaking Pools and Garden area takes inspiration from international bathing cultures and includes a circuit bathing format for increased health. Cabanas come with a personal concierge who can arrange food service and bring you cool towels, and the meditation garden is perfect for solitude. The treetop dining room offers healthy options, while treatments include massages, body wraps, facials, hand and feet treatments, along with hair, waxing and makeup services.

2. Lakeway Resort and Spa


Modern double room in soft shades of yellow and blue with wave-patterned carpet and balcony at Lakeway Resort and Spa, Texas
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On the shore of Lake Travis, the Spa at Lakeway Resort boasts a spa terrace with stunning views of the Texas Hill Country and treatments that use locally grown ingredients, such as lavender and grapefruit. Men’s and women’s locker rooms feature dry saunas, and the spa includes six treatment rooms plus a nail salon. The Texas River Rock hot-stone massage will melt all your stress away, and the Ladybird Wild Flower wrap will leave your skin nourished and soft. The spa also offers reflexology, body scrubs, facials, peels, masks and more.

3. Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

Hotel, Spa Hotel, Golf Hotel

Double room with two-poster beds, patterned carpet and glass door to patio at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Texas
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At Spa Django, you can customize your Texas spa experience with packages that mix music and nature into rejuvenation. There are 18 treatment rooms plus hot tubs, steam rooms, saunas and an adults-only pool, creating a tranquil place to relax. The spa’s use of music, nature, art and movement combine to produce a sense of awakening, and it offers massages, body rituals, facials and nail services. Try the Django Massage, which incorporates Swedish massage techniques, or the Texas Two-Step Foot Massage, which includes an exfoliating salt scrub and heated wrap plus an invigorating foot massage.

4. Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa

Hotel, Resort, Spa Hotel

Cozy room with cherry wood headboard, soft grey carpet, desk and landscape views at Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa, Austin
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Taking inspiration from the surrounding creeks, springs and waterways, Mokara Spa’s 13,000sqft (1,200sqm) facility focuses on massages, facials, body scrubs and salon services, including manicures, waxing and hair. It also offers various packages, combining massages with facials, manicures, lunch and other luxurious services. Relax before and after your treatment at the rooftop pool or in the men’s and women’s relaxation lounges, steam rooms, whirlpools and dry saunas. Try an herbal massage, which uses herbs and oils for balance, rest, renewal or detoxing.

5. JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa

Hotel, Chain Hotel

Double room with crisp white linens, rustic wood feature wall and grey carpet at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa
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Taking inspiration from the healing traditions of Latin American curanderos (traditional native healers), Lantana Spa uses natural elements to relax and rejuvenate. Upon arrival, you’ll receive a red ribbon for the spa’s Seven Knots Ritual that releases stress and worries. Traditionally, curanderos would tie seven knots in the ribbon, one for each worry, with the last one creating a circle, and at the end of your spa experience, you can leave your ribbon (and stress) behind. Enjoy body scrubs with seasonal ingredients, massages, facials, hand treatments, manicures, pedicures and a steam room. The soon-to-open spa restaurant will have organic options plus smoothies and other healthy meals.

6. La Cantera Resort and Spa


Suite with brown leather furnishings, wood floors, couch and glass doors to patio at La Cantera Resort and Spa, San Antonio
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Sitting at one of the highest points in San Antonio, Loma de Vida Spa and Wellness offers sweeping views of the Texas Hill Country. Traditional spa offerings, such as massages and facials, are available, as are signature experiences only available here. Escape with a Himalayan Salt Stone Mineral Massage, or relieve achy muscles and joints with the Restorative Sports Massage. Quenche, the spa’s eatery, has health-conscious choices, such as green juices, açaí bowls and salads, and the fun stuff – bubbly, white and red wines, beer and spirits.

7. Mokara Hotel and Spa

Resort, Hotel

Upscale room with recessed ceilings, two beds, red leather benches and olive-green carpet at Mokara Hotel and Spa, San Antonio
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With 17,000sqft (1,580sqm) of space, the Mokara Spa in San Antonio features 18 private treatment rooms, men’s and women’s lounges, and men’s and women’s facilities. The Rooftop Café offers cuisine curated by the hotel’s executive chef and includes healthy options such as fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, and house-made salads and soups. Treatments include massages, body scrubs and wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures, and hair care.

8. The Adolphus, Autograph Collection


Chic bedroom with tufted headboard, leather armchair and French doors to large patio at the Adolphus, Autograph Collection, Dallas
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Spa Adolphus takes up the seventh floor of this hotel, with 5,000sqft (465sqm) of space for the ultimate escape in relaxation. This Texas wellness retreat includes six treatment rooms, a couple’s room with a private terrace, a relaxation room with a patio and city views, and a hair and nail salon. There’s also a private event room available with healthy food options. Single massage sessions are available, but the half-day and full-day treatments offer the best in solace, complete with energizing Japanese rituals, collagen facials, body scrubs, stretches and massages.

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