Just a 30-minute drive from Austin, the Lake Austin Spa Resort comprises 40 guest rooms (many with private gardens or lakefront porches), a beautiful stone-and-cedar spa with treatment cabanas surrounding an outdoor pool, a barn-enclosed pool, and a dining room that serves healthy, seasonal cuisine like parmesan-crusted trout and extra-lean organic beef burgers from a nearby Fredericksburg ranch.
Readers get 30 percent off a seven-night all-inclusive Refresher package for Premier Accommodations from May 1 until September 15. Deal includes three meals daily, unlimited fitness classes and activities, and a $1,265 spa allowance to be used for spa services. Discounted rates start at $3,604 per person for the week. Call 800-847-5637 and mention promo code SHERMAN11 to book. www.lakeaustin.com/Sherman
From the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Smart Luxury Travel magazine by ShermansTravel.com.