Top 8 Lakefront Rentals In Texas, The USA - Updated 2024

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They say that “everything is bigger in Texas”. Of course, even its natural attractions live up to that moniker. Also known as the largest state, it is home to a myriad mountains, rivers, and lakes. In addition to the state’s unique and diverse identity, it also has different climates, from hot and humid, which makes it perfect for fishing and swimming, to arid. Visiting one of the lakes in the city would be a great idea - you can just have some fun under the heat of the sun and relax. There are great lakefront rentals across Texas that are ideal for anyone who want to make their visit count. Read on for the top lakefront rentals in Texas, the USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to a lake. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 01, 2024.

1. Waterfront cottage with own exclusive beach in Coldspring (from USD 183)

With pure comfort indoors and adventure opportunities outdoors, this waterfront cottage is a perfect getaway at Lake Livingston. The pristine, quiet, and peaceful location makes it a favorite for those who love to go to the lake for a vacation or a getaway from the hustle and bustle of busy cities. The property has a bedroom, two bathrooms, a comfy living room, and a covered patio facing the lake. It is perfect for up to six guests. In addition to that, the outdoors provide private access to the lake, a bench, a fire pit, and a swing, as well as an expansive lake view.

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Point Blank, Texas, United States
212.91 km (132.3 mi) from Woodway Park
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the lake cabin is clean and decorated so well
place was clean beautiful and fun to stay at
the cottage is sparkling clean so comfortable and very well decorated
absolutely wonderful place service all around great with quick response from property owners
thank you again to the owners for letting us stay
the owners were wonderful about answering any questions or concerns we had a great time
the owners were very responsive and sent the caretaker to clean it up
it was a nice quiet place for a relaxing weekend away
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2. Contemporary and luxurious retreat at Belton (from USD 650)

Located at the beautiful Lake Belton, this luxurious and gorgeous house is the best for those who are into unique yet innovative house designs. The interior features wide glass windows and spaces. There are five bedrooms and two bathrooms in the house, sleeping up to fourteen. The property has a living room with beautiful couches and a creative set of seats around entertainment amenities. The open-concept indoors provides a semi-divided living area, kitchen, and dining area. The outdoors have a hot tub and a walkway to the lake.

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Belton, Texas, United States
50.56 km (31.5 mi) from Woodway Park
171 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 13 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views in every room i’ve never seen lake views like the ones from the lux
the kids loved having their own game room floor with a tv nintendo switch couch mini-fridge and beds
the fabulous windows/views from every room is what made this house so lovely
we had an excellent visit at the lux plenty of room for 2 families and very clean
the house was sparkling clean and had quality towels bedding etc
such a nice and clean home with so much style
the house had everything we needed and was very clean
the house was clean and comfortable and our family truly enjoyed the time on the lake
great house and great hosts
the owners are very helpful and always respond when needed
our family absolutely loved this peaceful location
this place is an absolute must it’s the perfect getaway with the most perfect location
beautiful venue great place for families to get away
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3. Cabin-style accommodation at Belton (from USD 240)

Comfortable and comfy, this cabin-style home provides a serene place to unwind and relax. Secluded in the woods and on top of rock formations, it features a majestic view of Belton Lake from up above. The accommodation has two bedrooms and two bathrooms perfect for a family or group of eight people. There is a living room, a dining area, and a fully functioning kitchen. A unique feature of the house is that it has a double-deck back porch. The property’s covered outdoor kitchen also has a grill and some dining tables near the fire pit.

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Belton, Texas, United States
46.28 km (28.8 mi) from Woodway Park
234 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck furniture was very comfortable and there is a tv on the lower deck
it’s a very warm space with lots of room and great views
there's everything you need to have a comfortable trip and enjoy nature
the place was really clean and comfortable with a very full and functioning kitchen
very clean had everything we needed while we were there
great location very clean home
the house was spotless stocked with everything you could possibly want amazing location very spacious and quiet
pam is an amazing host
pam is a great host
pam was a wonderful host she was very responsive and helpful
pam is a very nice communicative host
beautiful scenery peaceful felt like home pam is a very nice host
beautiful home and amazing location on the lake
a wonderful location for a peaceful relaxing weekend getaway
perfect in every way very nice house and perfect location
amazing place and amazing location right on the lake we saw deer in the yard every morning
it’s a bit of a walk to the water maybe 100 yards but it’s definitely not bad
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4. Peaceful and spacious Belton lakeview getaway (from USD 369)

This three-bedroom and two-bathroom home for eight has a path to a private rocky and sandy beach only for guests. There are multiple porches around the property; one porch is connected to the master bedroom while the top porch is accessible for everyone. Some bedrooms also have double-deck beds. The property also has its own spacious living room and kitchen. Enjoy stunning lake views - it makes a perfect spot to wait for sunsets while sitting on the porch or lounging at the firepit.

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Belton, Texas, United States
52.59 km (32.7 mi) from Woodway Park
82 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities were exactly as described and everything was great the beds were extremely comfortable
the kitchen had plenty of cooking supplies/utensils including a clean coffee maker and teapot
house was clean and very nicely decorated
the house is very clean and spacious
it was very clean and comfortable as well as very kid friendly
the house was exactly like the pictures - very nice and clean with many thoughtful touches (like fresh flowers)
the owner has done a great job of decorating the place
lezlie was very helpful and her house was a wonderful place to stay
the home and location/views are absolutely wonderful the decor is very cute and the home was perfectly clean
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5. Studio-type Lake Belton apartment (from USD 250)

This studio-type apartment at Lake Belton is perfect for a couple or up to a small group of four who wish to enjoy the stunning beauty and relaxing atmosphere near the lake. Guests have their own private restroom, vanity, refrigerator, microwave, and small dining area. The outdoor amenities have outdoor dining areas, a fire pit, an outdoor patio, and can have access to the washer and dryer. Guests also have access to the public boat dock. This property is also pet-friendly.

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Belton, Texas, United States
50.52 km (31.4 mi) from Woodway Park
82 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
it was clean and thoughtfully prepped with snacks drinks and toiletries
mark was a wonderful host
nice and accommodating owners
the pictures don’t do it justice mark was an excellent host and extremely gracious
we had a wonderful getaway at the hideaway mark and his family were very hospitable
the location is perfect
incredibly well-appointed and great location and access to the lake
what a great place to stay
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6. LBJ Lake hacienda with stunning views and new boat lift in Kingsland (from USD 350)

The grand hacienda has four bedrooms and three bedrooms and is perfect for a large group of people who would want to have fun and relax near the lake. The hacienda has big beds and bunk beds in the rooms and can accommodate as many as 14 individuals. In addition, there is a living room, a playroom, and a kitchen. The outdoors offers a wide and clean lawn with a waterfront deck and a boat lift for boat owners. There is also a fire pit and a wide picnic area outdoors.

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151.78 km (94.4 mi) from Woodway Park
118 reviews   Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were outside the majority of our stay but the air hockey was a fun a/c break too
it was clean and spotless
the house appeared clean and the kitchen was well stocked with normal dish ware and cooking supplies
property was very clean and was large enough to fit our group
property manager was easy to work with and was very accommodating
we would recommend this place for those looking to stay close to kingsland or on lake lbj
super place to stay
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7. Cottage beside a private lake in Pittsburg (from USD 188)

This big house can accommodate a whole family with its three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The new cottage is also fit for all seasons because it has its own wood fireplace located in the wide living room. Guests also have access to a full-functioning kitchen with its own kitchen island or bar for a more interactive cooking experience. In addition to all of the amenities, the property and its outdoors also offers outdoor grilling facilities and a dining area. There is also a front porch perfect for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Visitors can also enjoy fishing and have a picnic along the lake.

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Pittsburg, Texas, United States
254.76 km (158.4 mi) from Woodway Park
cottage 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the owners were very nice and accessible
owners are super nice and helpful
paula and jim were so accommodating and helpful
paula was an attentive hostess and made sure our needs were met
paula and jim are great hosts
perfect place to get away from busy city life
great place to get away
this was a great place to get away and relax
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8. Houseboat at Lake Waco Marina

Unique, relaxing, and thrilling, this floating property is where all the fun happens. It is a two-story houseboat with a sleek contemporary design. There are two bedrooms and one bathroom in the property with an outdoor patio on both levels. There is a master bedroom and another bedroom with bunk beds for a maximum of seven guests. Dining and cooking are also convenient with a beautiful open-concept design.

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Waco, Texas, United States
3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Woodway Park
82 reviews  
Houseboat 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable with great views throughout
the beds were super comfortable brett was very helpful
very clean and comfortable
the houseboat was perfectly clean
the place was clean and there was plenty of room for 6 people to hang out and sleep
it was very spacious and comfortable
brett is a great host and was great with responses
brett was very responsive
this place is remarkable brett is an awesome host who is very responsive
brett is very responsive to his messages and a fantastic host
great place to stay brett was very helpful
relaxing environment close to downtown waco
we had a great time so close to downtown
what a fixer upper great location with private access to the house
wonderful relaxing place to stay
this is a great place to stay
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Travel through Texas for its stunning lakes

Texas is known to have the best steaks, all things big, and a living Southern heritage. However, it is also has a lot to offer with its natural beauty. Travel around and book beautiful houses near the lakes and the wilderness to escape the bustling city life. Make the most out of your stay by opting for lakefront rentals.

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