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The Secret Is Out! Son’s Island Is A Hidden Tropical Paradise Right in the Middle of Texas

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Have you been dreaming of an exotic tropical vacation, but lacking time off from work or the funds for a trip to Hawaii? Well, we have a solution to your tropical travel cravings! Son’s Island, in Seguin, is a lush and secluded summer destination located right in the middle of the Texas Hill Country, an easy drive from most every corner of the state. No need to worry about volcanoes or tsunamis while you enjoy all of the tropical fun that this hidden Texas gem has to offer.

Be Transported To A Tropical Paradise

Tropical Paradise Son's Island

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Son’s Island is tucked away in the middle of an unassuming neighborhood in Seguin. Once you cross the 100-foot wooden bridge leading to Son’s Island, however, you’ll be transported to a tropical paradise that will blow your mind! Boasting a 4,000-foot lakefront island, this Texas location takes the guesswork out of planning a fun-filled family outing this summer.

Choose from a day or evening rental of an Hawaiian-style cabana (made with actual palm leaves) or plan to stay overnight and “Glamp” in a furnished (and dare we say) luxurious tent, where the only thing you have to bring is yourself and your best friends. “Glamping” at Son’s Island means that you don’t have to set up a tent, haul around itchy sleeping bags, or even figure out how to get a campfire going at night! Son’s Island takes over all of the camping chores so that all you have to do is sit back and enjoy.

Spend The Day Paddling Around The Lake

Kayaking Son's Island

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There’s no better way to stay cool this summer than by paddling around the clear and cool lakes and rivers of the Texas Hill Country. The good news is that Son’s Island has just about every type of recreational watercraft available to rent, right there on the premises. Try your hand at kayaking and paddle boarding, or float around the lake on your iFloat. The kids will enjoy swimming and using the water slide or playing beach volleyball, while you rest easy, knowing they’re safe and having the time of their lives.

Evenings At Son’s Island

Hammock Son's Island

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If watching the sunset from a kayak, then listening to some music under the stars is more your speed, you’ll be tickled to know that Son’s Island has live music every Friday and Saturday night. Rent a cabana for the evening, fire up one of the on-site barbecue pits to grill some dinner, then relax in a hammock as the kids burn off the last of a fun day’s energy.

This summer, discover this hidden gem in the Texas Hill Country. A day (or longer!) spent at Son’s Island spells out true summer fun. It’s a great place to disconnect from devices and reconnect with nature. To learn more about Son’s Island, visit their website and begin planning your tropical adventure in the Texas Hill Country.