Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lake Travis, Texas - Updated 2021

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Everything is bigger in Texas, and Lake Travis is no exception. Lake Travis, the crown jewel of the Central Texas Highland Lakes is one of the largest and most popular destinations in the state. Its clear blue waters and miles of shoreline make it a must-see visit for everyone, including you! Outdoorsy folks will enjoy the promising greenery, hiking paths, and even popular natural attractions like the Hamilton Pool Road, Pace Bend Park, and maybe even get some to conquer their fear of heights in Lake Travis Zipline Adventures. Foodies will have a ba good time trying the local goods and eating in the best restaurants like The Oasis on Lake Travis, and Shack 512 for some great seafood grub. Since it’s such a desirable vacation spot and a promising tourist destination at that, check out some of these Airbnb vacation rentals in Lake Travis to make your search for a vacation rental come to an end.

1. Tiny home (from USD 500)

Watch as much HGTV as I do? Probably not, but ever catch an episode of Tiny House Hunters and are curious how and why someone would want to live in a tiny home? Well now’s your chance to see what all the hype is about. This tiny home sits right on Lake Travis near Crosswater Marina, giving you 24/7 access to the lake and kayaks, a zip line, trapeze, and fire pit. You better book this Airbnb before I book them all up.

Lake Travis Waterfront
Austin, Texas, United States
51 reviews
Tiny house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
clean and just enough room for our small family
pat the host was friendly and very helpful
pat wash was a wonderful host—great place
they were responsive with all our questions before and during our stay
very nice hosts with excellent communication
pat and stephaine greeted us at check-in and was helpful with showing the property
great place to stay awesome location and property
really fun place to stay
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2. King of the hill (from USD 695)

Want to visit Lake Travis in style? Then this home is for you. Located in a private cul-de-sac, the home gives you stunning views of Lake Travis and the entire Arkansas Bend. You can enjoy the lake since it’s so close, or you can just watch the lake and the sunset over the lake from the pool or the hot tub or the deck or the tennis courts (yes you get your own tennis courts here). Basically, it’s a dream vacation home and it’s waiting for you.

Award winning Lake Travis views and sunsets!
Austin, Texas, United States
43 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and the view were awesome
the view is stunning and the patio and pool are great
everyone was so impressed with the house pool and especially the views
decor is a bit strange but the house is clean
the house was clean had fun decorations and the beds were very comfortable
awesome host hugh was always quick to respond to any questions we had
loved the location and responsiveness of the host
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3. Lake Travis cottage (from USD 180)

You can find this quiet cottage on a large lot of land with its own private access to Lake Travis. The cottage has many unique details in its sunny kitchen, vaulted living room, and private deck. While in a private neighborhood, there are plenty of great restaurants and shopping nearby.

Beautiful Cottage near Lake Travis
Austin, Texas, United States
58 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning works like a boss
so light and open great wi-fi
a huge screen tv/movie room
the house had wifi that was working well so our son was happy
it was a very cozy spot with great light but secluded
bathrooms were clean
alan left the house very clean & orderly
i found the house to be clean and well stocked with necessities and easy-to-follow instructions
alan was a wonderful host
alan was an amazing host with an amazing home
alan was a great host and i would recommend his home to anyone
let's start by saying that alan is a wonderful host
alan was available and helpful
beautiful location - perfect if you want to get away without a super long drive from austin
there's also a small gas station/grocery in walking distance if you like to walk a bit
beautiful place and in a tremendous secluded location
great location for us since we were staying close to family in the area but quite secluded
great little brewery close by
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4. Hill country retreat (from USD 274)

Like any retreat, this home provides you with access to everything to make your stay wonderful. You have picturesque views of Lake Travis, full access to a boat dock, a stereo, TV, and DVD player for a fun movie night, kayaks, a paddle boat, paddle board, hot tub, and the list goes on. This is definitely the perfect place for those looking to add a little adventure to their stay.

Lake Travis Waterfront Hill Country Jacuzzi & Dock
Lago Vista, Texas, United States
300 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the incredible view birds chirping and comfortable chairs had us in a state of blissful relaxation
big cozy back porch with a great view of the hillside
the view was gorgeous and we had a really comfortable 4 night 5 day stay
every room- including the porch and the dock- has comfortable seating
really wonderful space and much more room than i expected
clean and comfortable place to stay
the place was clean and had basic necessities
the apartment was clean the beds were comfortable with nice lightweight bedding
romantic private clean quiet everything was amazing
he is super the place was clean and modern and quiet
mark was a great host too thx
mark is a wonderful host
mark was a great host and very welcoming
mark and his wife were wonderful hosts
mark is a great host he is friendly and welcoming
mark's place is in a great location
great place to get away with a friend
the property is in a great location
location is “downtown lake travis” convenient to lots of great lakefront dining
i loved everything about this location and the rental my husband and i will definitely be back
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5. Lavish lake house (from USD 650)

This grandiose lake house is the ideal place for large groups and families. The house gives you a Caribbean feel and has breathtaking views of Lake Travis. You’re close to restaurants and shops but also are given a fully stocked kitchen if you want to spend some extra time admiring the lake.

Beautiful view of Lake Travis
Austin, Texas, United States
12 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
hosts were great accessible if needed but otherwise we didn't see them
the location is perfect for enjoying lake travis and the hill country
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6. Lake Travis yacht (from USD 154)

You know you’ve always wanted to own your own yacht, so this is your chance to try it out and see if the yacht-life is for you. You can find this yacht in the marina, which is conveniently located near a plethora of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Although it’s an older yacht, it is a part of Austin history and has gone through a number of renovations to make it as comfortable for you as possible.

Austin, Texas, United States
236 reviews
Boat 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy and roomy
the beds were super comfortable we had plenty of space and all of the necessities
there are two bathrooms aboard we slept 5 women comfortably
it had plenty of room to swim or sit and enjoy the breeze
it got cold one night but the boat was well equipped with heater system
it was exceptionally clean and comfortable
frank was very helpful and accommodating and the space was clean and friendly
the boat was kept very clean and it's more comfortable than we expected
hosts were very helpful and hospitable
awesome boat with a great host
frank was a great host
amazing boat amazing host amazing place
the host made us feel at home and was very responsive to questions had before the visit
great location very comfortable for the four of us staying there
the location & vessel was fantastic and the scenery was incredible
great location perfect for swimming right off the boat and jet ski rentals right next to the boat
the location on the picturesque lake travis makes this the perfect airbnb for anyone visiting austin
great place definitely will come back
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7. Relaxing riverfront resort (from USD 304)

Experience a unique kind of accommodation and bask in the beauty of nature at its best in this glamping site. Two guests are welcome to stay in the finest glamping accommodation but with a twist! Sleep in a king bed with high-quality sheets and wake to the stunning view of Pedernales River. All the basics are covered, such as a private bathroom with toiletries and shower essentials provided. The glamorous tent has a couch, a bar-type dining table, and air conditioning. There are outdoor facilities with patio furniture and a hammock to lounge around with a bottle of wine for a relaxing experience to remember. Take a dip in the hot tub or go kayaking with private access provided by the resort for a truly memorable trip.

Riverfront Resort Glamping "Safari for the Soul"
Spicewood, Texas, United States
156 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tent is equipped with ac a standing fan and a heater
the mattress was really comfortable too
the temps dipped to about 50s but the heater kept us warm inside the tent
the bed is so extremely comfortable with the plushest of bedding and pillows
amazing "room" amenities and hosts who went above an beyond expectations
everything is beautiful clean and just as relaxing as you would imagine
everything was clean and we had everything needed provided for us
denise and scott went above am beyond to make this a special trip the tent was clean and amazing
denise was a fabulous host and they have created a special space
some helpful tips: 1
book while you still can because this listing is certainly one of a kind
denise and scott were wonderful hosts and their property is truly unique
overall we had a really great stay denise was very accommodating and helpful
the location was beautiful and extremely peaceful
great place to relax and cut loose out door shower is so relaxing
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8. Charming lakeside villa with topnotch amenities (from USD 131)

Spend a few relaxing days in Casita Riviera. Sleep comfortably on a king bed and wake up to a dashing view of Lake Travis. This home is best for two guests, ideally couples. Enjoy the private balcony and spend mornings with a cup of coffee in hand, admiring the sunrise. There is a spacious living room and a kitchen with amenities like a flat-screen TV, WiFi access, a fridge, bar seating, and dining, as well as a full bathroom with shower essentials provided. Make the most out of your stay and use the property’s tennis court and racketball court or go running around the premises to enjoy the stunning nature views.

Casita Riviera @ The Island on Lake Travis
Lago Vista, Texas, United States
155 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the room were beautiful
wonderful cozy place with amazing views of the lake
great amenities comfortable and relaxing
i highly recommend this place indoor and outdoor pools and jacuzzi
we also enjoyed the pool the beautiful grounds and the new highlands lake grill about five minutes away
the casita was very clean and beautifully decorated
the condo was clean and stocked with plenty of necessities and even some extras
it is heaven the villa was very clean & thoughtfully organized
my boyfriend chase and i had a blast the place was super clean
super clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend on the lake
hosts were gracious and responsive
wonderful place and great host
great place and great host
great host and well cared for property
nicole was a superb host
the location is stunning
the location is quiet and serene
this was a beautiful location
still within reasonable driving distance to restaurants shops and attractions
great place to go relax and enjoy some time away from the big city
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9. Waterfront retreat

Looking for a lakefront property that’s also close to the Hill Country Galleria? Well, you’ve found it. This waterfront retreat is close to shopping and even closer to Lake Travis. It has a private boat dock with a diving board, high dive, and swing platform; the property also features a fire pit, gorgeous lake views, and plenty of entertaining space.

Dellas Lake Travis Waterfront Retreat and Dock
Austin, Texas, United States
53 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was plenty of room for our family of four and entertaining friends
very clean & nice house
della keeps this home clean and stocked with anything you might need
super clean perfect location and very homey
della has a great space it’s clean fun and feels like home
the lake house very clean and has just about everything you could think of needing for your stay
della is a wonderful host with a charming and relaxing home
della was very pleasant and hospitable
della was great at communicating and extremely accommodating
great host loved the dock and scenery
della was super accommodating thoughtful & quick to respond
beautiful location close to local hikes and great food
this house is in a great location
good location for sailing regatta out of ayc
the location is great and what a view
della's place was in a great location
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10. Eclectic cottage

This charming 1940s cottage is just 10 minutes away from Lake Travis. It’s the perfect location for anyone to relax and enjoy not only what Lake Travis has to offer but also Austin. You can walk to neighboring restaurants, take a quick drive to Lake Travis and the marina, or take a slightly longer 30-minute drive into downtown Austin for live music, entertainment, and shopping. Whatever you feel like doing, this quirky cottage has got it for you.

Eclectic Austin Cottage
Austin, Texas, United States
72 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only suggestion i have is to consider putting a fan in the master upstairs
paige and ron have a fantastic home everything was top notch from the furniture fireplace kitchen and backyard
it's large enough to comfortably fit everybody and having two full bathrooms is certainly a plus
the place is clean quiet and family friendly
i was clean well maintained and as described
the house is very clean and has lots of good parking
exceptionally clean and everything we needed right diwn to the blender for frozen margaritas
the house is very cozy clean well-stocked and welcoming
the owner is helpful and kind
you were very helpful and attentive
thank you paige and ron for being great host
paige and ron were very helpful in answering all of our questions
ron & paige were very helpful & responsive
gorgeous location and fun backyard
the location was great offering easy access to the lake
really nice place with great location
nice style super close to the lake
charming cottage close to the lake
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11. South Ridge suite

The South Ridge suite, right near the marina, is the perfect getaway for any kind of trip. Staying here gives you incredible views of Lake Travis in a low traffic area, large backyard, pool, outdoor grill, hammocks, and more.

South- Ridge/Lake Travis Views/Pool - 1B1B
Austin, Texas, United States
119 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet and lovely views from the kitchen and deck
great amenities- lake view pool backyard hammocks tub kitchen wifi and tv
nice spacious place with a view and pool
super cozy with an amazing view
partial lake views were great as well as the pool
it was very clean and well maintained
the place was clean and very comfortable
super clean and the temp was perfect
very comfortable space and so clean
just what we expected very clean and quiet which was nice
she was super friendly and the absolute sweetest
the hosts are very responsive
the host is very nice and communicate well
mayra was such a great host
mayra was a great host and communicates well
the location is great
mayra's place is perfectly located
great place near the lake
awesome location and the unit was perfect
great location for a weekend getaway from the city
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12. Austin casita

This spacious guest house gives you amazing views of Lake Travis and what more could you want when visiting the lake? But, say one day you aren’t feeling the lake, instead, you can just lounge around in the pool, which guests always have access to. If you’re looking for a spot that is close to the lake, has all the amenities you could want, and is budget-friendly, the Austin casita is for you.

La Casita
Austin, Texas, United States
64 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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