Image of the Willow Point lake house

The holidays are upon us and we believe there’s no better way to spend this season than with the people you love most. Whether you’re cooking up a family feast, baking cookies with the grandkids, or spending the night curled up on the couch watching Christmas movies – these are the memories that your family will treasure for a lifetime.

But while spending time with family is one of our favorite ways to spend the holiday season, we’ll be the first to admit, it can be a lot of work.

If you’ve ever hosted your family for a holiday, you know it’s no walk in the park. From cleaning the house to ensuring everyone gets fed, it can be stressful to host family gatherings in your own home.

That’s why, at Willow Point Resort, recently voted one of the best family resorts in texas by Best Things Texas, we invite you and your family to make our resort your home away from home.

Instead of worrying about preparing your house for guests or cleaning up after everyone leaves, you can spend more time relaxing and less time making sure everything is going smoothly.

Located about an hour outside of Austin, Willow Point Resort sits on the edge of beautiful Lake Buchanan. With eleven lakefront cabins and an expansive lake house, there’s plenty of room for the whole family. We invite you to come to spend your holiday at Willow Point Resort where your family can create memories that they’ll cherish forever.

Here are seven reasons why Willow Point Resort is one of the best family resorts in Texas to spend your holidays.


If you’re looking for the best family resorts in Texas and are in need of a large space to host your family, we’ve got you covered. With five bedrooms and four full bathrooms, our spacious lake house is great for hosting big families.

Each of the five bedrooms has multiple beds allowing the house to sleep up to 25 people. In addition to the many bedrooms, there’s plenty of living space for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you want to watch a holiday movie or play a card game. Enjoy the crisp Hill Country air or gather ’round the campfire. You can make yourself at home in either of the home’s indoor or outdoor living areas. With all the extra space, you’ll never feel crowded.


There’s no doubt the holidays are all about eating great food and enjoying good company. That’s why it was important for us to make our lake house truly feel like a home. With a fully equipped kitchen, including a fridge, stove, pots and pans, dishwasher, and microwave, the possibilities are endless.

Spend the day cooking a homemade Thanksgiving dinner, bake some holiday cookies with the kiddos, or grill some burgers on the outdoor grill. When you’re finished, you can gather around the dining room tables or the outdoor picnic tables and enjoy a delicious and memorable meal with the entire family.


One of the best parts of choosing to spend your holidays at family resorts in Texas, like ours, is its easy access to the outdoors! Located in the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country, Willow Point is nestled along the scenic Lake Buchanan and surrounded by some of Central Texas’ most beautiful nature.

Sitting on just under an acre of land, the lake house grounds include a basketball court, volleyball court, large shaded backyard, and a private sandy beach.

With so much outdoor space at your disposal, you’ll be able to enjoy a quiet and peaceful retreat during the busy holiday season.


Featured image of our sandy beachfront at Willow Point Resort. Texas beach vacations are here at our Texas lake resort

Nothing beats sipping your morning coffee on your patio or spending an evening watching the sunset over the water. This is one of the things that truly make our Lake House so special. Featuring two covered patios and an upper deck with lake views, as well as an expansive yard overlooking Lake Buchanan, you’ll feel like you have the whole place to yourself.

The large backyard of the lake house extends out to a private beach. You can waste the day away soaking in those gorgeous lake views. By the end of your stay, you’ll be wishing you didn’t have to go home. Luckily, we’d love to have you back!

We allow guests to book their return trip to our resort up to 1-year in advance! This helps you to get the exact dates you need for your next getaway.


Image of the Lake House grounds at the best family resort in Texas, Willow Point!

Aside from hanging around your Texas lake cabin, there are countless family-friendly activities available on-site. One of the best ways to explore the surrounding beauty of the area is by taking one of our kayaks or canoes for a tranquil ride.

We offer a variety of on-site boat rentals ranging from paddle boards to pontoon boats. Witness first-hand all that Lake Buchanan has to offer from right on the water.

In addition to our boat rentals, our grounds also include a variety of games and activities that make for plenty of family fun. Play a round of horseshoes, try your hand at a game of cornhole, or get competitive with a volleyball match.

We also have campfire rings on the grounds (we provide the firewood). Who doesn’t love cozying up this time of year and roasting s’ mores with the family? Or, gazing up at the night sky to search for shooting stars?

Whatever you choose, you’ll be happy to spend some quality time having fun with the ones you love most.


Image taken at a Christmas light show near one of the best family resorts in Texas, Willow Point!

Willow Point’s central location makes it an ideal home base for your Hill Country getaway. Surrounded by some of Central Texas’ best state parks, award-winning wineries, and scenic destinations, you’ll have plenty to explore. Set out on a family hike at one of many state parks in the area, including Inks Lake State Park, Enchanted Rock, or Longhorn Cavern State Park.

In need of some adult time? Take an afternoon to head to one of the neighboring wineries. Some of our favorites include Fall Creek Vineyards and Torr Na Lochs. There’s truly something for everyone when you visit the Texas Hill Country.


As an added bonus, we recently reduced our nightly rate for the 25-person Lake House! You can now reserve a stay at our spacious lake house for only $695 per night (Including Holidays! The normal rates are $895-$975. That’s a savings of over $250 per night! This is a limited offer valid now through February 2020!

Come spend your holiday season in the beautiful Texas Hill Country at Willow Point Resort. We’ll make sure you feel right at home! With so many wonderful ways to enjoy time with your family, it’s no wonder why Willow Point is one of the best family resorts in Texas to spend your holidays.

The holiday season is fast approaching and cabins are booking up quickly. Give us a call at 512-793-5000 or use our online booking system to make your holiday reservation. Make Willow Point Resort your new home away from home this holiday season. We guarantee it will be a trip you and your family won’t soon forget.

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