Take a ME-CATION Stay, Claim Some Solo Spa Time
Hill Country Sanctuary
By Cindy Brzostowsk
Located near the Cypress Creek area of Lake Travis, Miraval Austin is 220 acres devoted to curated wellness experiences. Daytrippers can choose from a variety of day experience packages, which include resort credit, lunch and full access to the resort amenities. Miraval Austin offers a daily schedule packed with complimentary and paid activities, so you won’t be short on recreational options. A sample daytrip itinerary might include taking a class at the yoga barn, going for a swim in one of the resort’s infinity pools, relaxing in the saunas and getting a treatment at the Life in Balance Spa. Before you leave, enjoy a healthy, delicious meal at Hilltop Crossings Kitchen, the main restaurant that overlooks Lake Travis. Folks who book an overnight stay and have a bit more time can participate in one of the Miraval Austin’s award-winning equine experiences, such as horseback riding and equine meditation. Other relaxation opportunities include taking conscious cooking classes in the Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen, booking a private wellness counseling session and attending a wellbeing workshop with one of the resort’s specialists who offer a range of expertise.
Are you in serious need of some rest, relaxation and time to yourself? You don’t need to travel far to treat yourself. Austinites are lucky to have a number of luxurious resort and spa facilities basically right in our backyard. Whether you’re looking for a single day of pampering or an overnight stay to fully indulge, these local spa retreats are ready to welcome you.
13500 FM 2769 | miravalaustin.com
40 WATERWAYS | August 2020
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF MIRAVAL GROUP AND LAKEWAY RESORT AND SPA
Whether for a Day or an Overnight