Sonesta Bee Cave offers hotel guests the best of both worlds. Nestled within the heart of the Texas Hill Country, yet 20 minutes from downtown Austin, guests can indulge in the many offerings of the rolling hills or the liveliness of the city center all year round.
Where Spring Staycations Flourish
For those looking to slow down and escape the hustle and bustle of hectic city life, Sonesta Bee Cave is the optimal staycation respite. Guests can experience all that Austin has to offer during the day and relax at Sonesta Bee Cave by night. This win-win situation is optimal for those aspiring to attend Austin’s glorified springtime events including SXSW, NASCAR at COTA, and Rodeo Austin, yet eager to escape the roaring crowds afterwards in exchange for a paradise amongst the hills.
Round out your Spring getaway with a drive through the Texas Hill Country to catch a glimpse of the beautiful wildflowers in full bloom, dotting the sweeping meadows and valleys that go on for miles. Relish in the numerous breweries, wineries, and distilleries that reside alongside the highways throughout the countryside and catch a buzz with friends in Bee Cave. Bask in the gorgeous views at Jester King Brewery, indulge in Vino for days at Hamilton Pool Vineyards & Farm, expand your palate at Treaty Oak Distilling, or dance and sing the night away to live musical performances at Frontyard Brewing. Wind down for the night at Sonesta Bee Cave’s rooftop restaurant and bar, Meridian 98. Guests can indulge in creatively assembled dishes and hand-crafted cocktails on the rooftop terrace, while they take in commanding Texas Hill Country views.
The Ultimate Dog Days Tour
Conquer your summer bucket list and tour all that Austin and the Texas Hill Country have to offer with a trip to Sonesta Bee Cave during the sunny season. Whether you are traveling for Memorial Day weekend’s Hot Luck Festival, bringing chef-driven food experiences with live music to the capitol, or Pecan Street Festival, featuring a melting pot of art and culinary experiences, there are many reasons to bring you to Austin during the dog days of summer.
There is always something buzzing at Sonesta Bee Cave, appealing to thrill seekers and homebodies alike. For those who enjoy the finer things in life, relax by the hotel’s sweeping pool, offering outstanding Texas Hill Country views right from your lounge chair, or enjoy a pampering spa day, a walking-distance away, at The Hill Country Galleria’s Milk & Honey Spa.
Additionally, loads of adventures await families to swim, explore, and soak up the sun during the summer months in Bee Cave. Rent a boat or take a dip in Lake Travis, Austin’s largest lake neighboring the hotel, or experience adrenaline pumping Lake Travis Zip Line Adventures, offering the longest zipline in Texas coupled with beautiful Lakeside views. Guests also have the opportunity to hike, bike, or rock climb at Reimers Ranch Park, the pristine reserve land offering 18 miles of trails throughout Central Texas.
Holiday in the Hill Country
Kick-off the most wonderful time of the year at Sonesta Bee Cave Hotel. If you prefer cooler weather, visiting the hotel during the holiday season will definitely suit your fancy. An abundance of activities, offerings, and adventures await guests of all ages across Austin during the wintertime. Having opened in April 2022, the Moody Center entertainment arena brings crowds from across the world year-round. The state-of-the-art venue hosts around 150 events and 45 concerts during the year, including the biggest names in the music industry, sporting events, family shows, and other local events. This indoor arena is ideal for those wishing to escape the “cold for Texas” winter months. February brings runners across the nation to Austin for the annual Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k. One of the largest marathons in the country, runners will make their way across various iconic landmarks in and around downtown Austin. Additionally, Austin’s temperate winter weather is ideal for all golf enthusiasts, and the hill country landscape is perfectly set for the state’s world-class courses. Tee off at Falconhead Golf Club, for a pro-level challenge in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
Sonesta Bee Cave is the ultimate respite for travelers and guests seeking a home for the holidays. Located in the epicenter of all the action, Sonesta Bee Cave ensures a buzz-worthy winter stay for all guests. Warmup with a cup of joe from the hotel’s recently opened coffee shop, The Hive, also serving pastries, grab and go meals, and much more, before visiting Sonesta Bee Cave’s state-of-the-art fitness facility. In addition, guests can sit back and relax in a holiday wonderland, sip on an array of holiday-inspired cocktails, and savor expertly crafted dishes at Meridian 98, the Hill Country’s buzziest rooftop bar. Following delicious drinks and eats, head over to The Hill Country Galleria’s premier winter-season attraction, the ice-skating rink. Take a break from skating to check those off your nice list, with numerous Hill Country Galleria shopping destinations at your fingertips. Relax and recharge with retail therapy and relish in the multitude of retailers. Bring the entire family together, or experience a getaway for two, to create lasting holiday memories at Sonesta Bee Cave.
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Article and images contributed by Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hill Country.