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10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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The scenic Texas Hill Country is a popular destination for weddings, romantic getaways, and proposals with that unique engagement ringWhether you want to snuggle with your loved one in a secluded cabin tucked away among trees or want an all-inclusive luxury resort, you’ll find the perfect accommodations in the Hill Country. Here are some of our favorite romantic getaways.

1. Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast – Fredericksburg

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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This traditional B&B is housed in a historic red brick residence, which was built in 1923. It is situated in a quiet neighborhood on a half-acre lot with pecan and magnolia trees, herb gardens and koi pond with a waterfall.

Each country-style room includes private bathrooms, cable television and a library stocked with movies, CDs, books and games. Visitors enjoy a complimentary two-course candlelight breakfast, all-day coffee and soft drinks, and afternoon wine every day. Magnolia House is just a 15-minute walk to Fredericksburg’s Main Street.

2. Rose Hill Manor – Fredericksburg

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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This lovely, award-winning B&B offers a choice of suites or individual cottages with private baths, DVD players, and either sitting areas or access to a veranda with scenic views of the countryside. Most suites have wet bars, mini refrigerators and microwaves. They serve a complimentary three-course breakfast, bistro-style meals and a wine tasting at a nearby winery.

Rose Hill Manor has an extensive wine list and is located just 10 minutes form several Hill Country wineries. The property is not open to the public, which ensures even more privacy for guests.

3. Blair House Inn – Wimberley

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Blair House Inn is set on 22 acres in the beautiful artists’ village of Wimberley. The attentive staff, fine dining and casual elegance make it the perfect romantic getaway. Each suite or cottage is designed for the guests’ comfort and relaxation. All have private baths, luxurious linens, guest robes, an entertainment center, fresh flowers, and fine chocolates.

The day spa offers relaxing treatments with Mountain Rose products and has a sauna, outdoor lap pool and hot tub. The adjacent Blair House Cooking School offers classes throughout the year, included private classes for individuals and small groups.

4. Travaasa Austin Resort – Austin

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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This luxury resort is 19 miles from downtown Austin and surrounded by ancient live oaks and rolling hills. Travaasa takes inspiration from the nearby Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, creating a serene, peaceful atmosphere. It offers various experiences and classes for adventurous guests and an extended menu of spa treatments and wellness workshops, as well as an infinity pool, for those who want to stay in and relax.

The country-style rooms are spread between seven buildings, to offer the utmost privacy, and feature private balconies with scenic views, free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

5. Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek – Kyle

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Sage Hill In was built in 1994 and a recent renovation includes a new pool deck, new 14-person hot tub, outdoor fire pit, room remodels, and an expansion of 25,000 more gallons of rain water storage. Other amenities include a bocce court, horseshoe pits, and a day spa with massage and beauty treatments. The recently expanded kitchen serves almost 100 percent locally purveyed ingredients and offers a complimentary hot breakfast and Texas-inspired dinners.

It is surrounded by 88 acres of beautiful countryside rich with wildlife, including deer, blackbuck antelope, wild turkey, foxes, raccoons and various bird species.

6. Cotton Gin Village – Fredericksburg

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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This beautiful, upscale Hill Country destination is a true romantic getaway. The 19th century log cabins, lush landscaping, koi ponds with waterfalls and ivy-covered walls create a serene atmosphere and set the tone for an unforgettable experience. The cabins feature kitchens, wood-burning fireplaces, entertainment centers and covered porches with double rockers.

The hospitable staff delivers a light breakfast every morning, and the acclaimed Cabernet Grill-Texas Wine Country Restaurant offers fine dining and an extensive wine list loaded with excellent Texas wines.

7. Escondida Resort – Medina

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Escondida is an upscale, adults-only B&B set on 125 acres in the Medina Mountains. This intimate retreat draws inspiration from the surrounding beauty and wildlife of the Hill Country to create an experience both relaxing and exhilarating.

It has ten rooms with Southwestern furnishings and hand-painted tiles and offer the utmost in privacy. Each has a flat screen TV, mini refrigerator and coffee maker. Some rooms also have gas fireplaces, balconies or patios.

Additional facilities include an outdoor pool and hot tub, which are adjacent to the full-service spa and exercise room.

8. Creekhaven Inn – Wimberley

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Creekhaven Inn overlooks the banks of Cypress Creek downstream from Blue Hole swimming hole and walking distance from the Wimberley Village Square. The upscale rooms and suites are equipped with air conditioners, fireplaces, mini refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers, DVD players and free WiFi. Most of them have whirlpool baths and private decks with creek views.

Guests can enjoy the hot tub in the garden area, private access to Cypress Creek, outdoor fire pits, and complimentary buffet breakfasts. Creekhaven Inn also offers packages for romantic getaways and a la carte treats and massage services.

9. Homestead Cottages – Canyon Lake

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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The Homestead Cottages are located on the south side of Canyon Lake, minutes from the Guadalupe River. The breathtaking scenery and luxurious amenities create the perfect atmosphere for romantic getaways. Homestead offers three accommodations: Cedar Cabin, Tiny Texas House, and Montview Cottage. Each cottage includes a private bathroom, satellite TV and DVD library, robes, slippers, luxury linens, oversized bath towels, a fully stocked kitchen, private hot tub and gas grill.

Homestead is the perfect home base for exploring the Texas Hill Country. It’s just a short drive from Gruene, so guests can enjoy a night of live music and dancing after a relaxing day at the lake.

10. Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Treehouses – Spicewood

10 Romantic Getaways in the Hill Country That Will Take Your Breath Away

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These treehouses offer the perfect option for romantic getaways for the adventurous couple seeking to be close to nature while enjoying comfortable accommodations. They are nestled high up in the cypress trees so guests can listen to the night noises of the ravine and waterfall, watch the fireflies, and drift off to sleep among the treetops. The Lofthaven, Juniper, and Willow treehouses each sleep two guests, and the Nest sleeps up to six guests.

Depending on the room, facilities included shared or private bathrooms, coffee bars, and outside decks. The Lofthaven also includes a waterfall-filled tub/small pool, and the Nest has a kitchen with a refrigerator, toaster oven and electric skillet.

All overnight tree house stays require a zip-line canopy tour for each guest the afternoon of your arrival or the morning of your departure.

What are you waiting for? These romantic getaways are calling you to the Texas Hill Country!