The only thing that should be frozen this winter is your margarita. That’s why we rounded up the best Vrbos for snowbirds in Port Aransas, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, South Padre Island, Lake Travis, and Galveston. All of these Texas vacation rentals are available long-term. However, not all of them are pet-friendly, so be sure to check the listing if you plan on bringing fur babies.
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Spend the winter on one of the most beautiful lakes in Texas Hill Country. Located northwest of Austin, Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River. The massive lake sits just 30 minutes away from downtown Austin.
2 Bed, 2 Bath Condo
Nestled between the scenic Hill Country and North Austin, this first-floor unit is located in The Hollows on the north shore of Lake Travis. Stay in shape while you snowbird. This master-planned community’s 1,400 acres feature miles of hiking trails, a fitness center, and four pools! Shopping, restaurants, and entertainment can all be found close by.
2 Bed, 2 Bath Condo
Located in The Island on Lake Travis, this waterfront condo looks out onto a peaceful cove surrounded by beautiful trees. Amenities include two outdoor pools with hot tubs, one indoor pool with a hot tub, a full workout area, and a sauna. There are also two enclosed tennis courts and each end of the island has a barbecue area.
One king bed, one queen sleeper sofa, and a bunk bed mean this two-bedroom condo can sleep six adults. It also comes with a washer/dryer. You can bring your dog for a nightly pet fee. A large kennel and bedding is available. Swim or fish off the cove on either side of the bridge entering the island.
2 Bed, 2 Bath Apartment
Situated on a secluded bend that overlooks Cypress Creek Arm, this apartment offers picturesque views of Lake Travis from every room as well as its private covered balcony. The apartment is attached to the main house where the owner resides. Guests do have access to the patio and pool. It only has a mini-kitchen with a hot plate, mini-fridge, wet bar, microwave, and toaster oven, but there is a barbecue grill. There’s an additional charge if you want to have more than four guests sleep over, but the limit is six. This location is within walking distance of Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, while The Oasis, Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark, and Riviera Marina are just minutes away.
2 Bed, 2 Bath Oceanfront Condo
Located in Saida Towers on South Padre Island, this beachfront resort rental features incredible views and amenities. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo sleeps six. The pool area, hot tub, and Gulf of Mexico are all right outside the floor-to-ceiling windows. Amenities include three pools (one seasonally heated), three hot tubs, a kiddie pool, an outdoor palapa bar and grill, four tennis courts, shuffleboards, and direct …….