Houston resorts often are the most accommodation options for travelers seeking upscale lodging or that perfect vacation experience. Houston has numerable attractions, from Rice Village, to the Space Center, to the hoards of great museums, and sometimes all you need is some true rest and relaxation. Stay in an isolated location flanked by forests of green and limitless space to explore, or choose one of the Houston luxury resorts closer to downtown. Either way, enjoy a vacation to Houston with some special touches that you just can't find in hotels.
Houston resorts and spas such as The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa (pictured) make it hard to go home at the end of a vacation. The Trellis Spa is the prized possession at this resort and a famous one, known for incredibly luxurious treatments inside a top-notch, lavish facility. Eighteen acres—in central Houston no less—of pure tranquility are at guests’ disposal, and offer a serene view for all. The seclusion matched with immediate access to the city’s best attractions create one of the most enticing options in Houston luxury resorts. A modern gym, multiple tennis courts, and the Redstone Golf Club afford many things to do. Nearby attractions include more luxury spas, the Houston Zoo, and the Galleria for the perfect shopping excursion.
As a vibrant commercial and financial hub, Houston attracts thousands of business travelers annually. Houston resorts like the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center cater to these guests, and attract leisure travelers with a facility packed with desirable options. Also accessible via Galveston, South Shore Harbour offers 240 suites equipped with the latest technology. Bordering beautiful Clear Lake, South Shore also antes up one of the best views in the city. Facilities include a 200-foot swimming pool with a swim-up bar, two championship golf courses, and a 130,000-square-foot fitness facility. With a convenient lakeside location, which makes this one of the best Houston resorts for water-lovers, guests can also access dinner cruises, fishing excursions, and an adjacent marina.
La Toretta Lake Resort and Spa is easy on the eyes, with a blend of crisp and contemporary with an airy and natural flourish. This is one of the few Houston resorts and spas that specifically caters to families with children with a multi-million dollar, onsite water park. The fastidious design offers a world far away from the urban grind and offers guests ample comfort and convenience through its mix of homespun Texas and luxurious European elements. With a AAA Four Diamond rating, La Toretta quashes the competition with their amenities, especially the Spa Terre. This 17,000-square-foot spa facility offers a salon, twenty private spa rooms, and distinct women’s and men’s lounges with hamams, flotation tubs, and scrub rooms. There are also five tennis courts, a huge fitness center, and specialty classes including yoga and pilates.
A deliberately slow pace is what many Houston resorts and spas offer, catering to a crowd who likes to take their time enjoying and savoring each aspect of relaxing vacations. The best Houston luxury resorts do virtually everything for their guests, minimizing almost every need to make your own plans, whether for dining, tours, or golf. Staying at a resort means all the services of top Houston hotels with many added benefits such as tennis, hiking, and horseback riding that are not available in the city. Whether you go rural or urban in Houston, you won’t be disappointed.